Thermos Newsletter – December 2015

Letter from the President

Happy Holidays to the St. Louis Chapter! As per tradition, we don’t hold a regular chapter meeting in December but we are hosting HRATEC on December 18th. As always, this year’s HRATEC will be full of interesting topics. The program committee is targeting 7.0 PDH credits to be available for the seminar. Reserve your spot now!

Many thanks to our November chapter meeting speakers, Jay Eldridge and Jerry Williams. We try to offer diverse technical programs of interest members of all career levels. November was a chance to revisit fundamentals for our earlier career members.

I’ll keep it short and conclude by wishing you and your loved ones a happy holiday season!

Jim Rosick, Chapter President

Next Meeting Invitation: HRATEC
  • Breakfast – 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
  • Speaker # 1 –  8:00 AM-9:45 AM
    Ralph Kittler – Natatorium Design and Dehumidification
  • Break  – 9:45 AM – 10:00 AM
  • Speaker # 2 – 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM
    Chris Barth – Steam Systems
  • Lunch – 11:45 AM – 12:30 PM
  • Speaker # 3 – 12:30 PM – 2:15 PM
    David Meyers – Design and Cx for Data Centers
  • Break – 2:15 PM – 2:30 PM
  • Speaker # 4 – 2:30 PM – 4 :00 PM
    Keith Esarey & Eric Reuther – OR and Hybrid Suite Design and Cx

Early Bird Registration Ends Friday, December 11!

November Meeting Topics Focus on Air-Side
Board Member Highlight: Dan Mareschal

Research Promotion

Annual Meeting After-Party Sponsorship Invitation

As is tradition with ASHRAE conferences, Society will be hosting the Welcome Party on Saturday, June 25 from 6-8pm. Following the Welcome Party, the St. Louis ASHRAE Chapter is hosting an After-Party from 9pm-1am. Our Chapter wants to celebrate having so many out-of-town ASHRAE members in our hometown and put the proceeds from this event towards ASHRAE Research Promotion, so w are very excited about this opportunity! We are currently looking for sponsorships for this event.

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Session Monitors Needed for Annual Conference

Sessions monitors are needed for the Annual Conference June 25-29, 2016! Earn free conference registration for 4 hours of service ($395 value). The St. Louis Chapter is hosting this Society event next summer and we can use your help staffing the technical sessions. This is a great way to contribute and take advantage of the numerous educational and networking opportunities available. Morning and afternoon sessions available! Contact Chris Pelton at or call if you have any questions 314-560-9289.

Volunteers Needed at Booth in Orlando

2017 CRC Committee Needs Volunteers

Spring PE Exam Refresher Course
ASHRAE Fellow Nominations Requested

Historical Committee Updates

Calling All Past Presidents!

We are compiling a year-by-year Chapter History and need your help! You represent a living piece of our Chapter’s history. To complete our Chapter History, we’d like to hear your story. Please tell us about the year you served as Chapter President by completing the online form found here. Please feel free to elaborate and tell us side stories and extra tidbits – that’s what makes history interesting! Email and questions to Annie Smith, Chapter Historian at

Historical Archives Being Digitized

Annie Smith, our Chapter Historian, has begun digitizing our Chapter’s physical historical archives, including old CRC reports, short histories of people, companies, or systems, updates to our Chapter history, ribbons and awards, photographs, and other media. If you are interested in helping to preserve our Chapter history or to contribute historical items, please let her know at

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Student Scholarships Available Through Chapter
HVAC Design Training
Happy Holidays from your Board of Governors!
Industry News
Don’t forget – the AHR Expo and ASHRAE Conference is coming up soon!

Orlando Conference Info