Cooling Technology Institute (CTI)
Cooling Technology Institute (CTI) operates as a nonprofit organization. The Organization specializes in cooling technologies. As a broad based industry association, our mission is to advocate and promote, for the benefit of the public, the use of all environmentally responsible, cooling technologies, such as wet cooling towers, air-cooled condensers, dry coolers, indirect cooling, and hybrid systems, by encouraging: Education on these technologies; Development of codes, standards, and guidelines; Development, use, and oversight of independent performance verification and certification programs; Research to improve these technologies; Advocacy and dialog on the benefits of cooling technologies with Government Agencies and other organizations with shared interests; Technical information exchange.
For all types of cooling technologies we shall:
Maintain and expand a broad-base, balanced membership of individuals and organizations;
Encourage the wise use of the world's resources, including energy, water, and materials;
Identify and address system design and operational issues;
Encourage and support educational programs, in various formats, to enhance the capabilities and competence of the industry;
Encourage and support cooperative research to improve cooling systems design for the long-term benefit of the environment;
Assure acceptable minimum quality and performance levels of cooling by developing and promoting codes, standards, guidelines, and thermal, material, environmental and component certification programs;
Establish standard testing and performance analysis systems and procedures;
Communicate with and influence government agencies and other organizations with shared interests regarding the benefits and issues associated with environmentally responsible cooling technologies;
Encourage and support forums and other venues to exchange and disseminate technical information.