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ASHRAE Las Vegas 2017

We hope that you can join us at the ASHRAE 2017 Winter Conference in Las Vegas, where Steve Taylor, Glenn Friedman, Reinhard Seidl, Jeff Stein, and David Heinzerling will be presenting. See below for more information on the wide array of topics we will be presenting on!

Seminar 11 | The Current State-of-the-Art for an Automated Pathway from BIM Building Models Direct to HVAC Heating/Cooling Load Calculations
Sunday, January 29, 2017: 11:00 AM-12:30 PM
Reinhard will chair this seminar on BIM connections to HVAC load calculations.
Conference Paper Session 8 | A HEAT Pipe Indirect/Direct Evaporative Cooling/Humidification Design for Natatorium IAQ and Energy Savings, Too
Monday, January 30, 2017: 8:00 AM-9:30 AM
Jeff will be presenting with Mike Scofield from Conservation Mechanical Systems about IDEC systems and their application to the Emerald Glen Aquatic Center, a recently completed Taylor Engineering natatorium project.
Seminar 21 | Low Energy LED Lighting Heat Gain Distribution in Buildings (ASHRAE RP-1681)
Monday, January 30, 2017: 8:00 AM-9:30 AM
Glenn will chair this seminar on the results of a recent ASHRAE research project on the heat gains associated with LED lighting.
Seminar 52 | College of Fellows Debate: Codes and Standards Help. Alternatively, Do They Inhibit Excellence?
Tuesday, January 31, 2017: 11:15 AM-12:45 PM
Steve will be participating in his first fellows debate on the importance of codes and standards.

Seminar 66 |The Best of “Engineer’s Notebook”
Wednesday, February 1, 2017: 8:00 AM-9:30 AM
Steve will be presenting on his ASHRAE Journal column article on VAV Box Duct Design. You can also find a copy of the original Journal article here: VAV Box Duct Design
Seminar 68 | Thermal Comfort Prediction Tools and Outcomes for the Built Environment
Wednesday, February 1, 2017: 9:45 AM-10:45 AM
David will be presenting on the Center for the Built Environment's free online thermal comfort tools and recent updates to ASHRAE Standard 55 related to the effect of shortwave radiation on thermal comfort.