ISH to bring low energy innovation to Frankfurt in March
ISH, the world’s “leading trade fair for the bathroom experience, building services, energy, air-conditioning technology and renewable energies” takes place from 14 to 18 March 2017 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
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Along with exhibitors’ product innovations, the fair will offer a wide and varied programme, encompassing all current developments across these sectors. ISH Energy will include the Technology & Energy Forum, which will be focused on modern, high-efficiency heating technology designed and manufactured in Germany.
The Building Forum, meanwhile, will showcase “innovative solutions for the professional design and realisation of buildings and real estate and for their energy-efficient operation”. The Stove Forum will look at current issues in this sector including energy policy, the potential of wood as a heating fuel, as well as recent technical developments and trends.
The ISH Water stand will feature the Bathroom Workshop, organised by VDS in cooperation with Messe Frankfurt, a new attraction aimed particularly at the plumbing, heating and air conditioning trades. The future of bathroom installation and the advantages of pre-fabrication will be presented here in an accessible way, with an emphasis on practical issues. In each case, a complete bathroom of 10 square metres will be built from prefabricated installation systems, including cladding with tiles and the installation of surface-mounted products.
The Valuable Water Forum, meanwhile, will be devoted to current themes relating to drinking water hygiene and the safety of heating systems. There will be also be an air conditioning forum, plus a series of competitions and awards across a wide variety of sectors.
Overall, the fair will offer a huge variety of trend shows, competitions, lecture forums, thematic guided tours and new product ranges for trade visitors. Free guided tours will offer an excellent opportunity for visitors to find their way around the products on display and to network with others in their industry. For the first time, there will be thematic tours specifically aimed at visitors in the skilled installation trades.
ISH will take place in Frankfurt am Main from 14 to 18 March 2017. For more information, see www.messefrankfurt.com.
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