Category Archives: Events

November- Research Meeting

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Please plan to attend our third meeting of the season on 11/12/2012. We will be promoting Research at this meeting. Bring your wallets for a 50/50 drawing.

Spazio Westport is open for business. We will resume having our meetings there.

Spazio Westport
12031 Lackland Road
Maryland Heights, MO 63146

10:15am-10:45am Registration

10:45am-11:35am Tech Session

Building Acoustics

This session will teach the fundamentals of acoustics and how to apply acoustics to avoid excessive HVAC noise, comply with property line noise laws, and provide proper speech intelligibility in critical spaces.

11:45am – 1:00pm Lunch and Main Session

Two Standards that will Affect your Healthcare Project

  • Advanced Energy Design Guide for Large Hospitals
  • FGI-2010

This presentation will detail how these standards affect hospitals; how you can use less energy; and how you can be in compliance in the new acoustical standards while improving your HCAHPS exit survey scores.


Jeff Boldt- Jeff is a Principal and the Director Engineering at KJWW Engineering. He is a licensed Professional Engineer with over 30 years experience in mechanical and acoustical design. Jeff leads both the Innovation and Quality initiatives at KJWW.

Jeff is a voting member of ASHRAE’s 90.1 Energy Standard and a member of ASHRAE 189.1 Standard for the Design of High Performance Green Buildings. Jeff is an author of the Advanced Energy Design Guide (AEDG) for Small Healthcare Facilities, and the AEDG for Large Hospitals.

Jeff is a LEED accredited professional and received High-performance Building Design Professional accreditation in the first test that ASHRAE offered.

Jeff is a frequent commenter on ASHRAE Standards 62.1 – Ventialtion for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality; and 170 – Ventilation of Healthcare Facilities.

Jeff had articles published in 2012 in the ASHRAE Journal (How 90.1-2010 Will Affect Healthcare Facilites) and Engineered Systems (Acoustical Issues in Healthcare).

August ASHRAE Chapter Meeting / Joint Meeting with USGBC

August 14 Program – A Night of Energy Modeling

Note: This meeting is NOT being held at Spazio. The meeting date is on TUESDAY 8/14.

Where: Sheet Metal Workers Local 36, 2319 Chouteau, Suite 200, Saint Louis, MO 63103

When: Tuesday, August 14, 2012 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Who: Kim E. Shinn, PE, LEED Fellow, LEED AP BD+C, CxA, BEMP

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Hope to see you there!

High Performance Building Initiative – April 25th Kickoff Meeting

Find out why area businesses and building stakeholder organizations
are uniting to help St. Louis become a greener region!

More info in the flyer: HPBI_April25flyer

The St. Louis High Performance Building Initiative seeks to increase the square footage of
third-party verified green space in the St. Louis region by increasing:
• Focus on greening existing buildings and building performance
• Professional development and training opportunities related to high performance buildings,
and especially for greening existing buildings
• Familiarity with Energy Star, LEED, Sustainable SITES, ASHRAE’s Building Energy Quotient
and BOMA 360 and other tools that measure building performance
• Healthy and sustainable buildings that improve occupant comfort, performance and safety

Learn about the Initiative’s plans for 2012 and how you can get involved!
Plus Guest Speaker: Joe Abernathy
Vice President of Busch Stadium Operations for the St. Louis Cardinals,
on the high performing energy efficiency and waste reduction strategies at Busch Stadium.
The St. Louis High Performance Building Initiative is project of the St. Louis Regional Chamber and Growth Association
and the U.S. Green Building Council – Missouri Gateway Chapter.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25TH • 7:30 A.M. TO 9:30 A.M.
ST. LOUIS, MO 63102
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