REGION X CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

June 23-27, 2018  -- Annual Conference in Houston

Sunday, June 24

8:00 am - 9:00 am

  • Division 25 Challenges! When Integrated Automation Isn’t! Ron Bernstein

  • Dishroom HVAC: More than Just Dishwasher Exhaust! Don Fisher

  • That’s A Lot of Heat: Sensible and Latent Loads Richard T. Swierczyna

  • Generation Z: Ready or Not, Our Industry's Future Depends on Them and It's Sooner Than You Might Think David Palty

9:45 am - 10:45 am

  • Gaps to Fill for Widespread Deployment of Model Predictive Control from Experience with Multiple Applications David H. Blum

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

  • Impacts of Building Geometry Simplification on Energy Simulation Results of Urban Building Energy Models Yixing Chen

  • Airborne Disease Transmission Mark Butner

  • Infection Control Erica Stewart

  • Assumptions and Models of Occupant Behavior in Building Performance Simulation: Do They Matter? Tianzhen Hong

3:15 pm - 4:45 pm

  • Climate Analysis Examples for ASHRAE Standard 209 Alejandra Menchaca

Monday, June 25

8:00 am - 9:30 am

  • Comparison of Reanalysis to Observational Weather Data in Different Climates and an Analysis of Their Impact on Building Load Calculations and Energy Simulations Yu Joe Huang

Tuesday, June 26

8:00 am - 9:30 am

  • How to Field-Measure and Score the Performance of an Installed HVAC System Don Langston

  • On-Site and Off-Site Renewable Energy for Zero-Net-Energy Buildings Charles Eley

  • Vibration Control of HVACR Systems that Require Seismic, Wind or Thermal Restraint Roman Wowk

9:45 am - 10:45 am

  • Reinhardt Seidle Session: Implementation and Pitfalls of Advanced Controls Reinhard Seidl

  • Application of EEE Impacts Methodology Options to Meet Multiple Policy Objectives David Goldstein

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

  • Results from a Hot Water System Replacement Project in an Elementary School Michael Slater

  • Results from an In-Depth Hot Water System Replacement Project in a Full Service Restaurant Don Fisher

  • Results from 2nd- Generation Commercial Hot Water System Testing Laboratory at PG&E Edwin Huestis

  • Demonstration of Commercial Hot Water System Design Tool and Cost Calculator Amin Delagah

  • Natural Ventilation in Supertall Buildings in Hot Humid Climates Peter Simmonds

Wednesday, June 27

8:00 am - 9:30 am

  • Meet ASHRAE’s Newest Standard: How Energy Audit Levels 1, 2 and 3 Have Changed Jim Kelsey

  • Navigating ASHRAE Research: Research Project RP 1729 Journey from Concept Through Research Glenn Friedman

  • Radiant Best Practices: Leveraging Yesterday's Lessons Learned to Design Effective Systems Today Peter Simmonds

9:45 am - 10:45 am

  • Energy Efficiency, Air Flow Control and ASHRAE Test Standard 195 Jeff Stein

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