2 Technology Council Update Members First Newsletter: All CTTC should receive a copy,E & P: Available for some committee meetings in NYCInternet available in all meeting rooms
3 Technology Council Update Stdc-Standard Committee New high profile standards published in 2013Standard 90.1 Energy, non-residentialStandard 62.1 Ventilation, non-residentialStandard 62.2 Ventilation, residentialStandard 55 Thermal Comfort
4 Technology Council Update Stdc-Standard Committee New approved standard projectsMethod of Determining the Energy Consumption Caused by General Ventilation Air-Cleaning DevicesMethod for Calculating Moist Air Thermodynamic PropertiesStandard for the Design of High-Performance, Sustainable Low-Rise Residential BuildingsMethods of Test for Determining Overhead Circulator fan DataStandard for Measuring and Expressing Building Energy Performance in a Rating Program
5 Technology Council Update DRSC-Document Review Sub Committee Position Documents Energy Position Document: Revision not acceptedCommissioning Position Document: on holdAmmonia as a Refrigerant: ReaffirmedCommittee started working to revise the PD.Indoor Combustion in Developing Countries:Committee establishedAirborne Infectious Diseases: Vote to acceptPosition Documents online at:
6 Technology Council Update EHC-Environmental Health Committee ASHRAE IAQ 2013 Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada, October 15-18, 2013EHC roadmap is currently being developed, which will include short, medium and long-term research priorities.
7 Technology Council Update TAC-Technical Activities Committee Encourage chapter members who cannot attend the bi-annual ASHRAE meetings to engage with TCs and become corresponding members.Quick TAC Facts:3553 TC Volunteers total – 11% increase since 2011572 TC Volunteers reside outside of U.S. & Canada314 TC Volunteers are Young Engineers of ASHRAE (YEA)70% of Technical Program in Denver sponsored by TCsOver 200 Handbook chapters are maintained by TCscommittees
8 Technology Council Update RAC-Research Administration Committee More than 13 new Research Proposal SolicitationsTRP-1609 “Defining the Capabilities, Needs and Current Limitations of Building Information Modeling (BIM) in Operations and Maintenance for HVAC&R”,TRP-1641, “Effect of Unsaturated Flurocarbon Contaminants on the Reliability and Performance of HVAC&R Equipment”TRP-1624, EFFECTIVE ENERGY-EFFICIENT CLASSROOM VENTILATION FOR TEMPERATE ZONESTRP-1673, REVISION OF THE ASHRAE HVAC DESIGN GUIDE FOR TALL COMMERCIAL BUILDINGSTRP-1712, DEVELOPMENT OF THE ASHRAE DESIGN GUIDE FOR DEDICATED OUTDOOR-AIR SYSTEMS.
9 Technology Council Update RAC-Research Administration Committee Awarded new research projectsRP-1450, TRANSPORT OF CONTAMINANTS FROM GARAGES ATTACHED OR INTEGRAL TO LOW-RISE RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS, was awarded to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign for a period of 18 months at a total cost to ASHRAE of $174,539.RP-1608, DEVELOPMENT OF LOAD-BASED METHOD OF TEST FOR LIGHT COMMERCIAL UNITARY HVAC, was awarded to Oklahoma State University for a period of 24 months at a total cost to ASHRAE of $128,302.RP-1629, TESTING AND MODELING ENERGY PERFORMANCE OF ACTIVE CHILLED BEAM SYSTEMS, was awarded to University of Colorado - Boulder for a period of 18 months at a total cost to ASHRAE of $140,259.
10 Technology Council Update RAC-Research Administration Committee Quick RAC Facts:79 TC experts volunteered to write WSs & RTARs in Year 12-13$164k & 20 months is the average cost & duration of ASHRAE Research Projects now330 Technical Committee volunteers are monitoring progress on 62 active projects55% of active research projects are being conducted at universities845 ASHRAE Research Projects valued at $67.5 million started since 1960
11 Technology Council Update REF-Refrigeration Committee A contract with United National Environment Programme (UNEP) to secure funding for TRP- 1634, Guide for Sustainable Refrigerated Facilities and Refrigeration Systems, is now finalizedRecommended the Refrigeration Commissioning Guide be approved for publication
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