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ASHRAE North Piedmont November Meeting

November 13, 2019
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Hoffman & Hoffman
3816 Patterson St
Greensboro, NC 27407

We are very pleased to have our very own Tom Phoenix lead an interesting discussion on the newest section of the Advance Energy Design Guide, Achieving Zero Energy. 

Thomas Phoenix is a Principal with the Architectural/Engineering firm of Clark Patterson Lee (CPL) at their office in Greensboro, NC, USA. He has a B.S. degree in engineering from NC State University. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in North Carolina and six other States and has over 30 years of experience in the design, operation and maintenance of building mechanical systems.

Mr. Phoenix has been an active member of ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers) since 1982, and was elevated to the grade of Fellow in 2011. He is an ASHRAE Presidential Member,having served as Society President in 2014-15. He previously served terms on ASHRAE’s Board of Directors as Society Treasurer, Society Vice President, as a Director at Large, and as Director and Regional Chairman of Region IV. His past ASHRAE activities also include serving as the Chair of ASHRAE’s Members Council, and as the Chair of numerous ASHRAE committees and task groups. Mr. Phoenix is an ASHRAE certified Building Energy Modeling Professional (BEMP) and Building Energy Assessment Professional (BEAP). Mr. Phoenix is active in his local community. He is a graduate of Leadership Greensboro, a member of the Leadership Greensboro Alumni Association and a past member of the Board of Trustees for the Greensboro Children’s Museum.

Presentation Topic:
Advanced Energy Design Guide for K-12 School Buildings: Achieving Zero Energy

Since 2002, ASHRAE, the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), USGBC, and AIA, with support from the Department of Energy, have collaborated on a series of Advanced Energy Design Guides (AEDGs) that would result in significant energy savings in the built environment beyond what is expected by using only ASHRAE Standard 90.1. The AEDG series of documents is now one of the most popular publications in ASHRAE’s history with over 600,000 copies in circulation.

This program will review a brief history of the AEDG Series, and then focus on the newest group in the AEDG series – Achieving Zero Energy. The first volume in this new series is for Zero Energy K-12 School Building Design, and the program will highlight the major steps and Integrated, systematic approach for achieving Zero Energy in schools.

The meeting will be held at Hoffman & Hoffman, on Wednesday November 13th.  Lunch at 11:30.  Lecturer starts by 12.  We hope you can join us!

Tickets

$25.00 Registration Fee

$25.00 Guest Registration Fee

Future Meetings

2019 ASHRAE Christmas Party and RP Auction

December 05, 2019
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Greensboro Science Center Aquarium
4301 Lawndale Dr.
Greensboro, NC 27455
https://www.greensboroscience.org/index.html

We are pleased to announce that the 2019 ASHRAE Christmas Party will be held on December 5th at the Greensboro Science Center. Our event will be located in the aquarium area and guests will be allowed full aquairum access during the party!  Make plans to

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