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View Doug Zentz's Feb Meeting presentations, Art Hallstrom's March EXPO preseos and ​Sam Butzer's March 30 presentation with this dropbox link https://www.dropbox.com/sh/8e4v9krw34xz08q/AAD21WZT2Bd2nfvOXEBOX5Rea?dl=0

  

​Upcoming Local Programs















Thursday, May 11, 2017 All Day WV ASHRAE Annual Training and Trade Show

Where: Days Inn Flatwoods, WV 350 Days Drive Sutton, WV 26601
Time: 8:00am to 4:30pm
Costs: $59* per person Students: $20* per person. *Includes continental breakfast and buffet lunch. Lunch will be served in Days Inn Visions Restaurant.
Vendors: $199 per booth, includes attendance for one person*.

PROCEEDS FROM THIS EVENT BENEFIT THE WV ASHRAE CHAPTER FOR SUPPORTING FUTURE EVENTS AND A PORTION WILL BE DONATED TO ASHRAE RESEARCH PROMOTIONS
HVAC Training
If you design, service or install heating and cooling systems, plan to attend this full day of training.
This full day of training will feature some of the latest trends in HVAC design and technologies and discussions with local representative that serve the HVAC industry in West Virginia, including engineers, contractors and manufacturer’s representatives. In addition to training, the attendees will receive a continental breakfast and free buffet style lunch.
The training format for this year starts with a panel discussion style session and then is broken out into separate individual seminars on specific topics, with a total of 6 classes offered. You are sure to find something of interest to you. Each session will be 1 to 1-1/2 hours long with time for questions and discussion. The sessions are geared to anyone in the trade such as designers, engineers, maintenance, facilities, and owners. 
In addition to the training classes, you will have the opportunity to visit the trade show booths where supporters of WV ASHRAE will be displaying their products and services. Many of the speakers/presenters in our training sessions are being provided by these manufacturer’s representatives.
If your organization sells or services heating and cooling systems, we urge you to participate by displaying your products at the trade show. Your donation helps with WV ASHRAE and ASHRAE research and promotion. The fee for the table top display is $199.00. This includes 1 table for display, continental breakfast and lunch, and attendance to the training sessions for one individual. If vendors have more than one individual attending, each additional attendee will be subject to the attendance fee of $59.00 which entitles them to access to the training seminars, continental breakfast and lunch. If you are providing a speaker, there is no fee for their participation and their food/drink is covered by WVASHRAE. In addition, your company will be mentioned in the program and on our website
A limited amount of discounted motel rooms are available for the evening of May 10, 2017 at the Days Inn & Suites 350 Days Drive Sutton, WV 26601 Tel 866-700-7284. The cutoff for the reduced rate of $89.99 is April 30, 2017.

6 Training Opportunities Available
The following is the schedule for classs

Time 8:15 – 9:45
Panel Discussion - Dedicated Outside Air Systems (DOAS) – Topics include: design considerations, accompanying systems, differing system technologies, and operations and maintenance. This session will be moderated by Samuel Butzer, WVASHRAE President and will involve multiple manufacturer’s representatives. An open forum/discussion will follow short presentations.
Samuel Butzer, P.E., WVASHRAE President, Project Engineer
ZMM Architects & Engineers
Tim Ponticel, CaptiveAire
Doug Hannum, Columbus Division Sales Manager - Engineered Air
Kenneth Young, Sales Engineer – Trane
James Martin, Regional Sales Manager - SEMCO (speaker provided through Tobey Karg)
Time 10:15 – 11:30
Panel Discussion – Chilled Beams – Topics include: design considerations, system technologies, operations and maintenance. Will involve multiple manufacturer’s representatives. An open forum/discussion will follow short presentations.
Price Industries Representative (speaker provided through Mason & Berry)
Ken Loudermilk, Sr. Chief Engineer – Sales & Marketing – Titus HVAC (speaker provided by MVP. Inc.)
James Martin, Regional Sales Manager - SEMCO (speaker provided by Tobey Karg)
Time 10:15 – 11:30
Panel Discussion – VRF Systems – Topics include: design considerations, system technologies, operations and maintenance. Will involve multiple manufacturer’s representatives. An open forum/discussion will follow short presentations.
Scott Cowley, Sales Representative – Mason & Berry (Daikin)
Kenneth Young, Sales Engineer – Trane
Mike Machemehl, Regional Sales Manager – Mitsubishi (speaker provided by Kascar)
Time 11:30 – 1:00
LUNCH Visit vendors
Time 1:00 – 2:30
Using Embedded Tube Radiant Cooling to Maximize Energy Efficiency - Topic include: the effectiveness of these systems, installation methods and control strategies. This session qualifies for 1.0 GBCI CEU.
David Abellon, PE, ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer, Business Development Manager - Uponor
Time 3:00 – 4:00
Are Hydronics Still Viable? Topics include:
comparisons of hydronics to packaged rooftop units and VRF systems, including safety, operating costs, installed costs, and distribution costs.

Ray Wohlfarth, President – Fire & Ice Heating & Cooling. International Author and Columnist for Plumbing & Mechanical, PM Engineer, and Engineered Systems Magazines.
Time 3:00 – 4:00
Boiler Replacement Considerations - Topics include: boiler efficiency, piping, venting, buffer tanks, and more.
Aaron Weaver, NE Commercial Sales Manager, Raypak
Luke Walker, Herrmann Associates


May 11 Day of Training/Trade Show TRAINING SEMINAR ATTENDEE Registration

Online Registration for General Attendees    Online SPONSOR Registration

Attendee or Sponsor Mail in Registration

May 19 – 20, 2017
ASHRAE Region VII Planning Meeting and President Elect Training (Chapter Presidents 2017-18) Chattanooga, Tenn.


​​​​Welcome to our NEW ASHRAE and WV ASHRAE Members
Mr Jason  Chiles, Combustion Equipment Company, Inc.
by Will Dempsey,  Membership Promotion Co-Chair.

WV Government Update
Check out our new Government Advocacy Map. It shows what we are working on at the State and County level. 
http://ashraeregion7.org/GovRepresent/StateMaps/westvirgstatemap.htm

Chapter Information
To join the WV ASHRAE Chapter please use this link https://www.ashrae.org/membership--conferences/join-now. To pay chapter dues contact our treasurer John Pruitt jap@zmm.org. Paid Chapter members get discounts on most chapter events and our newsletter/mailings. To be a chapter member you need to be an ASHRAE Society member.  Join ASHRAE here - www.ashrae.org/join.

The  ​ASHRAE West Virginia Chapter provides technical. leadership and education support to the WV Building Owners and Design + Construction + Support Community. Local focus areas: green buildings, energy efficient buildings, Indoor air quality, water management, energy codes, refrigeration, HVAC, energy recovery, zero energy use - primarily in non residential buildings.  ASHRAE is an international organization of over 55,000 members.  ​​

This web site is maintained by the WV ASHRAE Chapter. It does not present official positions of the ASHRAE Society nor reflect Society policy. ASHRAE chapters may not act for the Society and the information presented here has not had Society review. To learn more about ASHRAE activities on an international level, visit the ASHRAE home page at http://www.ashrae.org.  Webmaster: Art Hallstrom, art@ahallstrom.com ​

Copyright WV ASHRAE. This web site is maintained by the WV ASHRAE Chapter of ASHRAE. It does not present official positions of the Society nor reflect Society policy. ASHRAE chapters may not act for the Society and the information presented here has not had Society review. To learn more about ASHRAE activities on an international level, contact the ASHRAE home page at http://www.ashrae.org.