ASHRAE Seeking Papers
The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) is seeking papers for its 2011 Annual Conference, which will be held June 25-29 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Papers are sought for tracks on refrigeration, HVAC systems, HVAC fundamentals and applications, net-zero-energy buildings, professional skills, engineering tools, commissioning, and alternative technologies.

Full-length technical papers or conference-paper abstracts should be submitted by Sept. 17. For submittal requirements and contacts, go to www.ashrae.org/montreal.

Armstrong, Cleaver-Brooks Form Training Alliance
Armstrong International, the Three Rivers, Mich.-based provider of intelligent-system solutions for steam, air, and hot-water utilities, and Cleaver-Brooks, the Milwaukee-based provider of boilers, accessories, and controls, have joined forces to offer customers expanded training in steam generation and system optimization and efficiency. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/bU9lI5.

$avings Predictor on iTunes
$avings Predictor, a mobile application from Yaskawa America Inc., the Waukegan, Ill.-based producer of variable-frequency drives, machine controllers, servo amplifiers, and servo motors, is available on Apple iTunes for iPhone (OS 3.1.2 or later) and iPod touch. $avings Predictor estimates energy savings from the use of a variable-frequency drive instead of conventional volume-control methods.