ASHRAE St. Louis Chapter Annual Technology Awards

Every year, ASHRAE asks its members to submit projects for the annual Technology Awards.  These awards recognize both your and your client’s dedication to energy efficient, green design.  Projects eligible for this award can fall under the following categories for new or existing buildings or retro-commissioning projects:  Commercial Buildings, Institutional Buildings, Healthcare Facilities, Industrial & Process Facilities, Public Assembly, or Residential.  There can be multiple winners in each category!

The submission deadline is March 2nd, 2017.  If you have any projects you think may qualify, just follow the instructions on the simple 2 page form and send it to Chad Adler, CTTC Chairman, at chad.b.adler@jci.com.

The Technology Awards are a great way to recognize both your client’s and your own dedication to green design.  Both the engineer of record and the client will receive plaques recognizing them for their dedication to energy efficiency.  The plaques will be awarded at the Spring awards program where the engineer and client will also receive complimentary meals and the engineer will present his or her project.

If you have any questions or have projects you would like to nominate, please contact Chad Adler at 314.812.4537.  More information regarding the Technology Awards can be found at here.

PE Refresher Course

Are you or a colleague preparing to take the PE exam next spring? If so, consider taking the Professional Engineer Refresher Course, organized by MSPE, ASCE, and the St. Charles County Community College. The mechanical course is taught by ASHRAE member Al Black.

Please download the brochure if interested: BrochureMSPERefresherSpring2018.

This course is not affiliated with ASHRAE St. Louis Chapter. This information is provided as a service to the chapter membership.

December Technical Seminar (HRATEC)

MAKE YOUR RESERVATION TODAY FOR THE DECEMBER TECHNICAL SEMINAR (HRATEC).

DATE: December 20, 2017
LOCATION: Russo’s Spazio Westport – Garden Room
12031 Lackland Rd, St. Louis, MO 63146

Early Registration (By 5pm Wednesday 12/13/17):
$125 for chapter members*
*when chapter dues paid
$175 for non-members

Late Registration (After 12/13/17):
$200 for chapter and non-members

Payment Types: Check on arrival, or online payment with credit card.

EVENT SUMMARY (Updated 12/13/2017):

Registration & Hot Breakfast – 7:00 AM– 7:30 AM
Announcements & Hot Breakfast – 7:30 AM– 7:40 AM
Session #1 – 7:40 AM – 9:40 AM
Test, Adjust, and Balance Technical Session (Part 1 of 3)
Break – 9:40 AM – 9:45 AM
Session #2 – 9:45 AM– 11:45 AM
Test, Adjust, and Balance Technical Session (Part 2 of 3)
Break / Lunch Buffet Setup – 11:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Session #3 & Lunch – 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Test, Adjust, and Balance Technical Session (Part 3 of 3)
Break – 2:00 PM–  2:05 PM
Session #4 – 2:05 PM – 4:05 PM
Cooling Plant Low Delta T Syndrome
Social Hour, Sponsored by Victaulic – 4:05 PM – 5:00 PM

TECHNICAL SESSION SUMMARIES:
The Test, Adjust, and Balance (TAB) technical sessions taught by John Hamilton (TABB) and Duane Smith (NEMI) will cover TAB fundamentals for air and hydronic systems.

The Cooling Plant Low Delta T Syndrome sessions will be taught by Julian deBullet (deBullet Consulting is a Carrier Environmental Consultant).  This presentation will discuss prevention, root cause, and tips on solving low delta T issues.

ABOUT THE SPEAKERS:
John Hamilton is the Chief Operating Officer of the Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing Bureau (TABB).  John has more than 25 years in the construction industry and is directly involved in the development of TABB training criteria that is used by our Local 36 Sheetmetal Workers.

Duane Smith is the Director of Training for the National Energy Management Institute (NEMI).  NEMI is a not-for-profit organization that was created in 1981 to identify and develop educational opportunities for SMACNA and other organizations.

Julian deBullet is the President of deBullet Consulting.  He is an ASHRAE distinguished lecturer and has more than 40 years of experience in the HVAC industry and presenting on behalf of Carrier.

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