Why are you here?… Free trip? To Phoenix in August? How many free cruises have you hung up on? Employer, colleague, mentor, friend? Maybe to get you to go to the first ASHRAE meeting or to join. Volunteered to be on chapter board? Is the chapter president is blackmailing you?
ASHRAE… Mission: To advance the arts and sciences of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigerating to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world. Vision ASHRAE will be the global leader, the foremost source of technical and educational information, and the primary provider of opportunity for professional growth in the arts and sciences of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigerating.
ASHRAE… Strategic Plan: Direction 1 ASHRAE will be a leader in advancing sustainable design, construction, and operations for new and existing built environments. Direction 2 ASHRAE will be a world class provider of education and certification programs. Direction 3 ASHRAE will position itself as an essential resource for optimizing the performance of building and energy systems throughout their life cycles. Direction 4 ASHRAE will be a global leader in the building and energy system community.
ASHRAE… Strategic Plan 2014 – 4 goals: CONNECT: Foster vibrant, informed and engaged ASHRAE and Industry communities. EDUCATE: Create learning experiences that enhance the knowledge and effectiveness of individuals who apply building sciences. EXTEND: Develop, refine and optimize methods to increase awareness, adoption and application of ASHRAE’s offerings. ADAPT: Work collaboratively within the global community to increase the value, usefulness and accessibility of building science and technology.
ASHRAE Research Guiding Principles Not for a few but for all people Not for the Present but for the Future Not for development of products but for discovery of PRINCIPLES Core Values: Excellence, Commitment, Integrity, Collaboration, Volunteerism
Hospital Ventilation & Air Distribution Is there anyone who hasn’t been in a hospital or know someone who has been? Helping to prevent the more than 70,000 surgical site infections that occur each year Cryosurgical Probes (Cancer Treatment) Quarantine Facilities Clean rooms & labs
Homes & Schools How does the indoor environment of schools effect performance? Understanding the chemical out-gassing from Indoor Swimming Pools More efficient refrigeration & food preservation Harmful by-products produced from home indoor air cleaning devices Reducing the electricity used for cooling and ventilation by 30% through natural or hybrid systems
Fast Food Restaurants Fast Food Restaurants are one of the world’s largest employers, serving millions of people. Because of their nature, the need for good refrigeration and ventilation is enormous. Reducing the annual energy cost by thousands per exhaust system Reducing the amount of energy used to get the same desired results
Air Travel How did you get to your last business trip? How will you get to your next vacation? 2.2 BILLION passengers fly every year 250,000 people in the air every hour of the day, 365 days a year
Other Research - Advanced Energy Design Guides – Free! Warehouses, Small Retail, Small Offices, Small Hospitals, Schools, Highway Lodging: - IAQ Design Guide – Free! - Standards and Guidelines:
Proposed Research Proposed Guidelines and Standards: Gdl 28P Air Quality Within Commercial Aircraft GPC 34P Energy Guideline for Historical Buildings SPC 188P Prevention of Legionellosis Associated with Building Water Systems SPC 189.3P Sustainable High Performance Health Care Facilities SPC 191P Conservation of Water Use in Building, Site and Mechanical Systems SPC 201P Facility Smart Grid Information Mode SPC 211P Standard for Commercial Building Energy Audits
Other Member Benefits - Job opportunities - Leadership Development - Training - Certification - Professional development - Personal development - Prospective employees - Social gatherings - Networking - Research opportunities - Fundraising - Handbooks (print or on-line) - Journals - Access to the latest and best technical information - Travel - Conferences - On-line training - Professional Certification - Awards
Online Learning - ASHRAE eLearning – anytime, self-paced training - Online Course Series – Live, instructor-led
Design Training: - ASHRAE Learning Institute offers two intensive HVAC Design training sessions - fundamentals and technical aspects to design - install and maintain HVAC systems by incorporating the application of Standards 55, 62.1, 90.1 and 189.1.
Self-Directed Learning: - Course book with exercises and examples. - Can get Instructor’s book for group teaching with PowerPoint presentation and answer sheets
Learning Institute Courses - Wide range of professional development seminars and short courses. - High-quality, authoritative and credible technical information, - Content developed through ALI’s peer-review process.
Webcast - ASHRAE Webcast: - New Tomorrows for Today’s Buildings: Existing Building Commissioning, April 23, 2015 - Buildings in Balance: IEQ and Energy Efficiency - 2014 - Assessing Building Energy Performance – 2013
Improving the world … - Sustainability - Human comfort - Human health
Why are you here?… Free trip? Employer, colleague, mentor, friend? Volunteered to be on chapter board? Someone believed that ASHRAE could help you. Someone believed in you and believed that you could help ASHRAE. They see you as a leader. More importantly, you believe in ASHRAE and see the value of membership!
Why am I here? I believe in ASHRAE and willing to support it with my membership, my time, and my investment. President Tom Phoenix’s theme is: People – Passion – Performance We have great people here. With the passion to fulfill ASHRAE’s mission, vision, and strategic plan, we will get great performance!