Hello ASHRAE Northeast Community,
As a precautionary measure, The March Chapter Meeting that was originally scheduled to be held March 24th, 2020 is being canceled. We apologize for any inconveniences. Amidst concerns involving the Covid-19 Virus, we felt that it was in the best interest of our members to take a precautionary approach and limit unnecessary gatherings for the time being. Thank you in advance for your understanding. For anyone that had already registered and paid, we will be issuing refunds for this meeting (or credits to attend a future meeting).
Since this meeting was originally intended to be “Life Member Night,” please note that we plan to reschedule the “Life Member” theme for another meeting this spring. Please stay tuned! We will also be working with our scheduled presenter to try to find a future meeting for the topic “Smoke Control Overview-Design Considerations & Fire Alarm System Integration“ as presented by Theodore Firnstein.
I encourage everyone to do their part to stay safe by following the recommendations of the CDC. A link to the CDC recommendations is provided below.
For Those Interested, ASHRAE has a relevant Article entitled “ASHRAE Position Document on Airborne Infectious Diseases” that was approved: January 19, 2014 and expires August 5, 2020. The link is below for those whom would like to read it.
ASHRAE society also has a technical resources page on their website that has HVAC relevant information concerning this topic as well:
Sending best wishes to everyone in the ASHRAE Northeast Community, and wishing everyone a Happy Pi Day on 3/14/2020!
ASHRAE Northeast Chapter
- Written by Kevin Houghtaling
Notices of Adoption
Rules amending and updating the Uniform Code and Energy Code
EFFECTIVE May 12, 2020
- Written by Todd Turcotte
I hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable Groundhog Day! Oh yeah, and that Football fans enjoyed the Superbowl too. I want to thank everyone whom participated in this year’s ASHRAE Northeast Superbowl Squares for their help in raising funds to support ASHRAE Research!
Congratulations to this year’s Winners!
On the topic of ASHRAE Research, Did you know? ASHRAE currently has 59 active research projects, with a total value of $10.6 million!! If you would like to check out some of the projects your contributions have helped to fund, head on over to the ASHRAE Society Website https://www.ashrae.org/technical-resources/research/research-reports. ASHRAE members have free access to pdf forms of completed ASHRAE Research reports in the repository. These reports, as well as a wealth of other information, can be found via ASHRAE’s Technology Portal: https://technologyportal.ashrae.org/. Simply sign in using your e-mail and password for ASHRAE Society (please note this may be different than your log-in information for our Northeast Chapter website) and active-dues-paying ASHRAE members can have access to ASHRAE Research Reports, ASHRAE Journal Articles, and ASHRAE Handbooks!
ASHRAE Northeast Chapter
- Written by Michael Bulzomi
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