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  • January 14, 2015 9:43 PM | Anonymous

    Our chapter is happy to announce that we now have a Facebook page. Please like us on Facebook for the latest news in the HVAC industry from the Syracuse, NY area!

  • October 29, 2014 5:05 PM | Anonymous

    Central New York Engineering Expo 2014

    Date:   Monday, November 3rd, 2014

    Program:    An opportunity to earn PDH credits and gain some knowledge 

    Location:   Holiday Inn, 441 Electronics Parkway, Liverpool, NY 13088; 457-1122

    The eleventh annual CNY Engineering Expo will be held at the Holiday Inn, Liverpool, on Monday, November 3rd, from 8:15 AM to 5:00 PM.  This event, co-sponsored by ASCE, ASME, IEEE, SFPE, NSPE, and others, is geared toward New York Professional Engineers (PE) and Registered Architects (RA) but is open to any who want to broaden or "freshen up" their engineering knowledge.

    If you're a professional engineer licensed in New York State mark your calendar for this event.  Attendance at the Expo offers an inexpensive and convenient method of earning up to seven PDHs (Professional Development Hours) required to satisfy the continuing education requirements for professional engineer registration.

    The event will be held in a new location, The OnCenter at 800 South Salina Street, Syracuse, NY 13202.

    The schedule of seminars can be seen at:

    http://www.cscos.com/engineering-expo/

    Agenda:

    * Registration starts at 7:00 AM    

    * Coffee and breakfast snacks will be available from 7:30 to 8:15 AM

    * The morning seminars start at 8:15 AM with 15 minute breaks in between

    * Lunch starts at 11:45 AM        

    * The afternoon seminars start at 1:30 PM with 15 minute breaks in between

    Cost (Includes Lunch):  $125

    Cancellation Policy:  No refund after October 28th, 2014

    All programs are open to the public (for more information contact Tom Horth).

    Directions:  

    From the NYS Thruway (I-90)

    Exit 36, Rt. 81 South to Syracuse. Harrison Street Exit 18, right on Harrison, two blocks, left on State Street, left into The Oncenter parking garage.

    From the North

    Rt. 81 South to Harrison Street Exit 18, right on Harrison, two blocks, left on State Street, left into The Oncenter parking garage.

    From the South

    Rt. 81 North to Adams/Harrison Street Exit 18. Straight one block, left on Harrison, two blocks, left on State Street, left into The Oncenter parking garage.

    From the East and West

    690 East or West, West Street Exit, follow West Street, 5th light left on Shonnard Street which turns into East Adams. Follow East Adams, 7th light turn left onto South State Street, right into The Oncenter parking garage.

    If you have questions about the program please contact Tom Horth at

    (315)703-4244 or thorth@cscos.com

    If you have questions regarding registration or exhibiting contact Vicki Scott at vscott@cscos.com


  • September 23, 2014 1:38 PM | Anonymous

    ASHRAE Members are encouraged to attend the SyracuseCOE Symposium from October 15-16, 2014. Our immediate past president, William Bahnfleth, will be presenting as a Keynote speaker. See below for more information:


    Please join us for the 14th annual SyracuseCoE Symposium Advanced Building Systems: Integrating Efficiency, Quality and Resilience, taking place at the Crowne Plaza in Syracuse October 15-16, 2014. Organized by the Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems (SyracuseCoE), 2014 Symposium features multi-track sessions that discuss the advances in design, technology and applications that enhance the effectiveness of building systems, occupant well-being and social-ecological resilience.

    Symposium Highlights: 

        - Keynote addresses by William Bahnfleth, Anna Dyson, Joseph Lstiburek, and Christoph Reinhart

        - Focused tracks and sessions on design, technology, and practice

        - Evening networking reception and student poster competition 

    Continuing Education Credits are approved, and are under review for Architects, Green Building Professionals, and Engineers.

    Details and registration at symposium.syracusecoe.org

    2014 Symposium At-A-Glance Flyer.pdf


  • June 03, 2014 9:06 AM | Anonymous

    Hoping you can get the word out on the new date for the NYSERDA Subsidized Training:  Fundamentals of M&V, June 17-19.

    Training

    Fundamentals of M&V

    Description

    Presented by PSD and the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) this comprehensive training course is designed to provide the necessary training for those seeking to achieve the status of Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP). More details about the CMVP  designation can be found at www.aeecenter.org.

    Proven energy savings are now playing a significant role in financing energy management programs, whether through energy performance contracts or through emission trades under schemes such as the clean development mechanism of the UNFCCC. While interest in savings data is growing, the state of the art in determining savings has also been rapidly evolving. This seminar will examine current best practices for determining and documenting savings, specifically reviewing the current edition of the International Performance Measurement & Verification Protocol (IPMVP).
     
    Attendees will learn the process of designing a proper M&V program for their projects, including cost/accuracy tradeoffs, baseline adjustments, interactive effects, types of savings, maintaining transparency, and analysis methods. Examples of specific techniques will be presented, along with common pitfalls which can result in unreliable savings reports. These techniques are central to management under the new ISO 50001 standard for Energy Management Systems. Class time will include problem solving and debate. Bring a calculator and any M&V challenges you may currently face for general discussion.

    The CMVP exam will be administered at the close of instruction on day three of each seminar to those who have qualified in advance to sit for the exam by submitting a completed CMVP application and fee.

    Who should attend

    • ·     Students who want to take the CMVP exam
    • ·     Professional Engineers ; Registered Architects
    • ·     Certified Energy Managers (CEM)
    • ·     Participants in commercial energy efficiency programs

    Accreditation

    2 AIA CEUs, 20  NYS PDHs

    Length

    2.5 days; optional CMVP exam on afternoon of 3rd day

    Cost

    $1450/$525 with NYSERDA Discount

    Dates and Locations

    June 17-18, 2014 – Albany, NY

    July 14-16, 2014 – New York, NY

    November 12-14, 2014 – New York, NY

  • May 05, 2014 12:00 PM | Anonymous
    Please sign up here. Thanks!

    The events are on June 12, 2014, from 9 AM to 8 PM (Golf at 9 AM, Clambake at 4 PM).

  • February 14, 2014 5:33 PM | Anonymous
    ASHRAE will be holding a free webcast on April 17, 2014 from 1-4 PM.



    The webcast has been approved for three (3) Learning Units (LUs) by the American Institute of Architects (AIA), as well as three (3) Continuing Education (CE) Hours by GBCI.

    Registration is available here.
  • February 14, 2014 5:00 PM | Anonymous
    The meeting slides for our February 2014 meeting on RTU Noise Control are now posted. Thanks so much to BRD Noise & Vibration Control for their very interesting presentation!
  • January 09, 2014 5:00 PM | Anonymous
    The meeting slides for our February 2014 meeting on RTU Noise Control are now posted. Thanks so much to Joe DiSanto from Leidos for his very interesting presentation!
  • January 06, 2014 11:00 PM | Anonymous
    ASHRAE Members - Here's an exciting local event for your children and your friends' children:

    STEM Outreach ~ NASA Sponsored Maker Faire

    This will be the FIRST Maker Faire for our CNY area and

    I hope you can help promote this hands on- minds on FREE STEM event! 

    RSVP encouraged~ free t-shirts to first 300 children.

    MaryEileen Wood, the Maker Faire  Director has even arranged for busing from 4 centers in the city to pick up families at 12:30 and bring them back to the center at 4:00.

    Here is a link to their website and info posters are in pdf below, along with MaryEileen's contact info. I have also copied her on my note.

    http://www.yingtrsef.org/mfaire/

    http://www.yingtrsef.org/wp-content/uploads/MFaire_GeneralPoster.pdf

  • November 20, 2013 12:00 AM | Anonymous
    We hope to see you at our holiday party. Please find the brochure attached.

    Holiday Party at the Double Tree Hotel!
    Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
    Double Tree by Hilton
    6301 State Route 298, East Syracuse, NY

    You may register online at www.ashraecny.org or by contacting Don Howell
    (see the contact page).

    6:00 PM: Social hour with cash bar.
    7:00 PM: Sit down dinner with salad, your choice of entrée, desert, coffee or tea.

    MENU

    Doubletree salad

    Your choice of (please indicate your choice):
    (__) Lavender Chicken
    (__) Sliced London Broil
    (__) Vegetable Napoleon

    These will be served with chef’s choice of starch and vegetable, rolls and butter rosettes.

    Dessert: flute limoncello

    Coffee, tea, decaffeinated coffee

    Cost: $30 (cash bar)

    Bring your spouse/significant other and join us at the Double Tree for our annual Holiday Party

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