Send your YCC to CRC and Jump Start your Chapter’s Future!

How is that? Effective July 1, 2018, YEA becomes a Grassroots Committee whereby ASHRAE society will reimburse transportation to CRCs. To celebrate, late registration fees for YCCs will be waived for the 2018 Region X CRC! Of course having all your Chapter Committee Chairs attending CRC can be a great team building experience with all the Business & Operations Sessions, Networking opportunities, and Saturday workshops. So jump start your chapter’s future. Region X CRC is August 16-18, 2018. There is still time to register! Please join us in Fresno where you’ll find something new under the sun! To find out more: or contact: Cathy Johnson – Keit

Golden Gate Achieves the K-12/STEM Leadership Award!

I am extremely proud of everything the Golden Gate Chapter has accomplished this year and I'm happy to announce that for the first time their Chapter has met the requirements and achieve the K-12/STEM Leadership Award! To earn the award, for one of their activities, Golden Gate ASHRAE members and board members volunteered at the Learning without Limits school in Oakland where they helped teach 4th grade students about electromagnetism and motors through a hands-on motor building activity. Congrats Golden Gate! #StudentActivities

Speaking at High School Design/Construction Classes

Canyon del Oro High School has Career Technical Education (CTE) programs including Architectural Drafting and Design Technology, Construction Technology, and Advanced Construction Technology. In the Architectural Drafting and Design Technology class, students learn techniques of sketching, drafting, Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) programs, layout, design, blueprint interpretation, and all phases of drawing house plans. Instruction in construction and structural design, architectural and engineering drawings, problem solving, and 3D architectural rendering. Student build 3D house models from wood and foam board along with designing and constructing various assignments and other real life proje

Regional Dinner at the Annual Conference!

Did someone say Texas BBQ?!?​! ​ We are very excited to announce that Region X is partnering again with Region IV and Region XII to have a joint dinner on Monday, June 25 starting at 6:15 PM at MKT Bar ( and we would love to have you join us! MKT Bar is located at 1001 Austin St., Houston, TX 77010 The cost to attend is just $50 which covers tax and gratuity. We will also have our own Cash Bar. To purchase your ticket and reserve your spot, visit #Conferences

University of Arizona HVAC Design Presentations!

The University of Arizona HVAC System Design course has been growing steadily over the past few years. The coursework includes a project where student teams are given buildings of differing orientations and configurations located in various cities with varying weather conditions. This year, there were 9 teams each with 6 members. Practicing Professional Engineers in the HVAC industry serve as both course instructors and project mentors. The teams work with their mentor, select appropriate design criteria, perform heating, cooling, ventilating, and psychrometric load calculations, select equipment, and develop ductwork and piping layout plans with sizing. Then, a mock campus is created includ

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