The Department of Mechanical Engineering organised a 2-day ACREX’19 visit for their ISHRAE chapter student members on 1st & 2nd March 2019, hosted at B.E.C. (Bombay Exhibition Centre), Goregoan, Mumbai. A total of 23 students; 6 from 8th semester and 17 from 6th semester accompanied by Prof. Atul Saxena (Faculty Co-coordinator SVPCET, ISHRAE Chapter) went for this exhibition.
‘ACREX’ is South Asia’s largest exhibition on Air Conditioning, Heating, Ventilation and Intelligent Buildings annually organised by ISHRAE (Indian Society for Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers) and Endorsed by ASHRAE, in collaboration with SANHUA, DAIKIN, DANFOSS, VOLTAS LTD., HAIER HITACHI, LG AND MITSUBISHI.
ACREX’19, Mumbai was the 20th edition of this Mega-event spread in over 8 acres, which was witnessed by 600+ exhibitors, 50,000+ visitors from more than 25 different countries. Concurrent Activities included Workshops, Seminar, Interactive Panel Discussions, Students Quiz: AQUEST, Curtain Raiser, ACREX Awards of Excellence & ACREX Hall of Fame.
The theme this year was Building Automation (BMS) and indoor air quality (IAQ). Students witnessed state-of-art technologies in the field of HVAC. Exhibitors spectrum included packaged chillers, air handling and distribution products, unitary products (air conditioners), water distribution, water treatment (prevention of scale, corrosion, bio-fouling), indoor air quality, heat load calculations. This visit helped students become aware of advancements in technologies and exploring career opportunities in the field of HVAC.