Decarbonization Takes Center Stage at the 2023 AHR Expo in Atlanta: Engineered Systems Article by Herb Woerpel

The AHR Expo is the essential event for HVACR professionals, attracting the most comprehensive gathering of the industry from around the globe each year.

Legislators worldwide have set net-zero targets for the CO2 expelled into the atmosphere. Companies and institutions are getting on board, looking for ways to meet their sustainability goals and reduce their carbon footprints.

There are several strategies to achieve low- to zero-carbon emissions, such as improving energy efficiency and safer refrigerant management practices. There are also many emerging technologies that work toward this goal, including next-generation refrigerants and various building upgrades.

The decarbonization of the HVACR industry was on full display at the 2023 AHR Expo in Atlanta. The following article showcases several of the innovations driving the built environment’s decarbonized transformation.


Heat pumps are becoming go-to, all-electric options for heating applications. Advancements in VRF technology have increased the viability of heat pumps over traditional fuel-fired heating equipment.

Daikin continues to expand its commercial offerings with products engineered to provide a highly efficient source for all-electric heating, even in sub-zero climates. Inverter heat pumps are… [continue reading online].

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