Central PA ASHRAE Newsletter
Board and Committee Chairs
|In This Issue
Mark Graybill, PE
Alyssa Adams, LEED AP
Postlethwait, PE, LEED AP
Thomas Long, PE
Postlethwait, PE, LEED AP
|Publicity (Web and Newsletter)
Mark Tome, PE, HFDP, LEED
Greetings ASHRAE Members,
Thank you to everyone who joined us for our first meeting of
the year at the Appalachian Brewing Company in Harrisburg.
Merle McBride gave a great presentation on ASHRAE Standard
189.1. It was also good to see many familiar faces and to meet
some new people.
This month's meeting will be a little different than usual.
I do not remember when we last held a lunch meeting and on a
Thursday. We will be touring Burnham's CVA facility in
Lancaster. Their commercial and residential condensing boilers
and residential cast iron boilers are manufactured in this
facility. The tour will be followed by lunch and a technical
presentation at the Symposium. One hour of continuing education
is also available for those who attend the meeting. I am
looking foward to this meeting and hope to see many of you
there. What are your thoughts on having an occasional lunch
When you see President-Elect Andrew Odell at the next
meeting, be sure to thank him for his service to our country.
He is currently serving with the military overseas, and we
expect he will return before the meeting.
Mark M. Graybill, PE
Central PA ASHRAE
PA ASHRAE will publish employment opportunities in the Pennant at a
cost of $50/month. The Pennant is distributed
twice each month (September through May) to approximately 500
people. Contact Mark Tome (717)
814-8237 to have employment opportunities included in the
Burnham Plant Tour and Lunch Presentation
14, 2010 in Lancaster
first part of the meeting will be a tour of Burnham/U.S. Boiler
Company's CVA manufacturing facility in Lancaster. There will also be a
technical presentation about boiler operation, boiler selection
considerations, flue venting, and multiple boiler piping arrangements.
Oest has been with Burnham Commercial for 19 years and is
their Chief Application Engineer. He is responsible for answering
technical questions regarding controls, wiring and various piping
methods. Other responsibilities include technical papers on a variety
of subjects on steam and hot water systems.
or (717) 285-2228 ask for Mark Graybill
Deadline: Monday October 11, 2010
Chapter Members: $30.00
Non members: $30.00
to all Chapter Officers and Committee Chairs: Chapter Officers, Board
Members and Committee Chairs have standing reservations. If you do not
RSVP by the deadline, you will be billed for the fun time you
|10-11 Schedule (revised 10/03/10)
|September 8 – 5:00pm-8:00pm
Appalachian Brewing Company
50 N. Cameron St, Harrisburg
Distinguished Lecturer Merle McBride presenting
Standard 189 - what is new and what is important.
|October 14 11:00am-2:00pm
11:00 Burnham Plant Tour
12:15 Lunch @ The Symposium
1:00 Presentation - Boiler Applications
Presentation: "Commercial Boilers and Best Piping
|November 10 – 5:00pm-8:00pm
|December 8 – 5:00pm-8:00pm
Four Seasons Produce Tour and Refrigeration Presentation
|January 12 (Tentative)
Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems (DOAS) by ASHRAE Fellow and
Distinguished Lecturer Dr. Stanley Mumma, PhD
|February 9 (Tentative)
Geothermal Heat Pumps
Night - Local Baseball
Region III CRC
Buy a year of
ASHRAE Programs and SAVE!
Purchase a Program Ticket for $210 (cost of 7 programs), attend
the 8th meeting for free, and bring two guests during the year. $300
Value. Pass it around your office!
Annual baseball outing, golf event, and professional
development seminars are not included.
Ticket holders shall register for each program.
The Chapter congratulates the following people who are new to ASHRAE
- Mr. Jack Gornik, Associate -- Trane
- Mr. Jeremy Shughart, Associate -- KCI
The Chapter is
currently looking for volunteers to fill these positions:
Representative to the Future Cities Steering Committee, Student
and Publicity Committee members. If you are interested in the Future
or Student Activities positions, contact Alyssa Adams. Persons
the Publicity Committee should contact Mark Tome.
Have information to share? New hires, promotions, retirements, etc.
Put it in the Pennant!
- ASHRAE Holds All the
Sustainability Cards, Winter Conference to be Held in Las
September 16, 2010
ATLANTA—Las Vegas, Nev. continues to build upon
its reputation as a vibrant showcase for the extraordinary by
offering the grandest hotels, the biggest stars in entertainment
and, of course, the brightest lights. It’s no wonder that the
world’s biggest HVAC Expo and the largest membership-based
HVAC&R engineering society have chosen the city as the site of
the ASHRAE 2011 Winter Conference and AHR Expo ...
- ASHRAE Design Competition
Gives Students Hands-On Experience in Practical Design
September 15, 2010
ATLANTA—Engineering practices such as BIM,
geothermal and combined cooling, heating and power are highlighted
in the winning entries in the 2010 ASHRAE Student Design
- Encouraging Sustainable
Design Worldwide: ASHRAE Standards Translated
September 7, 2010
ATLANTA – Tools to help further the fast growing
green market in South America have been developed by ASHRAE and
partnering organizations in that region ...
- ASHRAE Assists College
Students with Tuition through Scholarships
September 2, 2010
Region III Dinner -- Winter ASHRAE Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada
September 28, 2010
Dear Region III Members:
I have the pleasure of inviting you to attend the Region III Winter
Meeting Dinner. It will be held on Monday, January 31, 2011 at
Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas, 4510 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada 89169.
You are cordially invited to join other members from Region III for
an evening of delicious food, drinks and fellowship.
Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas is just a few blocks from the Las Vegas
Hilton. We will meet in the hotel lobby for a short cab ride to the
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