January 2019 Print

Message from the President

Happy New Year's everyone! As many of you know, this years ASHRAE winter meeting and AHR Expo will be in Atlanta January 12-16th. I hope to see many of you in attendance. Registration info and details can be found at the below link 

Thank you to everyone who was in attendance and contributed to our annual Christmas Party/Auction. I think I speak for most of us when I say that it was a great event and venue. Special thanks to our RP chair, Adam Hoffman, for his work setting up and communicating with the Greensboro Science Center. Check out the photo sections of our website to see some pictures of the event.

We are all looking forward to what 2019 will bring to our chapter. I am expecting great things. Below is our currently preliminary meeting schedule to finish the year. As always, if you have any suggestions or ideas please reach out to me and let us know.

Week of January 22nd- Local Gov't Topic - Date and Location TBD

February 21st - Devin Abellon (DL)- Ethics in Engineering

March - (ASHRAE President Sheila Hayter, Specifics TBD) 

April 10th - Van Denton (Fox8 Weather)


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Chapter Technology Transfer and Programs

Happy New Year, Everyone!  This is an action packed month with the Winter Meeting taking place in Atlanta, but we do have a regular monthly meeting for January getting pulled together even as the electronic ink on this newsletter dries. 

All of our Winston-Salem area friends will be glad to hear that we will be assembling in your neck of the woods this month, as we welcome the Energy Manager from City of Winston.  Lindsey Smith will be joining us for a presentation on their efforts in sustainability and energy management.  The details for the meeting are still being finalized, but save the date for Wednesday January 23!

Rob O'Berry

Vice President/CTTC Chair

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Wanted to wish everyone a Happy New Year.  It is that time of the year and some of us are headed to Atlanta for the Winter Meeting.  That also means time we see how the chapter is holding up and how we need to finish the year.  

YTD we have 12 New Members and 4 New Students.  We are sitting at 5 Cancellations (4 Members and 1 Student).  This has been the best ratio in a number of years.  

If you get a chance please say hello to the following New Members:

  • Heather Ratliff
  • Ben Greenland
  • Glenn Hatch


Also please be on the look out for our MP/YEA event that we will be planning for late February.  Details to follow.

Thanks - Bryan Holcomb - MP Chair



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Young Engineers in ASHRAE (YEA)

What better way to unwind after a busy Winter Meeting than go bowling!  We will be announcing the date after everyone gets back from the winter meeting.  More information to come soon!

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Student Activities

Welcome back to campus A & T Student Branch.  We look forward to getting to know, and working with, you this spring and we're happy to assist five students to attend the Winter Meeting this month in Atlanta.

Please visit the ASHRAE North Piedmont Website for meeting announcements.  We hope to see many of you at Chapter meetings in the coming months.

Happy new year!

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