The 2002 Cooling Technology Institute Annual Conference will be a busy, information-packed three days, from February 3-6 at the Wyndham Greens-point Hotel in Houston.

The 2002 Cooling Technology Institute (CTI) Annual Conference will be a busy, information-packed three days, from February 3-6 at the Wyndham Greens-point Hotel in Houston.

CTI president Glenn Rees promises another informative and educational program: "Understanding Your Cooling Tower Mechanical Equip-ment." Specific topics include motors and variable frequency drives; couplings and drive shafts; and drive systems and fans. This four-hour seminar will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 6.

Conference registration begins on Sunday, Feb. 3 at 4 p.m. Upon arrival, Mike Trulear, program chairperson, invites you to join CTI in the hospitality suite, which is open from 5 to 10:30 p.m.

The conference technical program begins at 8 a.m. Monday with Rees' address. This will be followed by reports from CTI Multi-Agency Testing and Certification Review Committees concerning the status of CTI programs.

From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, 19 papers will be presented that cover a range of topics, including cooling tower performance testing, new cooling water treatment technology, heat exchanger design considerations, cooling tower materials selection, Legionella control, vibration control and water reuse.

To register for the conference, call (281) 583-4087 or visit cti.org.

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