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December 2019 ASHRAE Dinner Meeting
December 12, 2019
6:45 PM - 8:30 PM
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Launched in October 2014 after six years of research and development, the WELL Building Standard is the premier standard for buildings, interior spaces and communities seeking to implement, validate and measure features that support and advance human health and wellness.
WELL was developed by integrating scientific and medical research and literature on environmental health, behavioral factors, health outcomes and demographic risk factors that affect health with leading practices in building design, construction and management.
The WELL Building Standard underwent a comprehensive expert peer review process, which included three phases - scientific, practitioner and medical review.
WELL Certification and the WELL AP credentialing program are third-party administered through IWBI’s collaboration with Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI).
Panel discussion on current building design standards, Living Building Challenge, WELL, Passive House and LEED and how each influences, good and bad, the design of HVAC systems. Industry expects will participate to discuss and answer your questions on each of these building rating systems, how they affect the HVAC design and engineering. Please come prepared with questions related to these current practices and building design programs.
Chris Schaffner, PE, LEED Fellow, WELL AP. Founder and CEO, Owner of The Green Engineer:
Chris Schaffner, PE, LEED Fellow is founder and CEO of The Green Engineer, Inc. a sustainable design consulting firm located in Concord, MA, and a Lecturer at Northeastern University in their Sustainable Building Systems program. Chris has over 30 years of experience in the design of building systems with a focus on energy efficiency, sustainability, and human health. His portfolio includes more than 200 projects that have achieved LEED Certification and several of the first WELL Certified projects in North America.
Chris serves as volunteer and 2019 Chair of the USGBC’s LEED Steering Committee. He is also a WELL AP, a member of the IWBI’s WELL Comfort and Air Advisory, and. a member of the WELL Faculty. In addition, he is a member of ASHRAE, which certified him as a “High Performance Building Design Professional”, and a “Building Energy Modeling Professional”.
Leonard Wyeth, AIA, Principal, Wyeth Architects:
With more than 40 years of experience, Leonard has worked on a broad array of project types including houses (new, adaptive re-use, renovations, and restorations), interior design, landscape design, space planning, site planning, campus planning as well as institutional, retail, corporate and urban design. He has a long history of bringing varied and complex projects together efficiently to meet the client’s expectations on schedules and budgets.
Leonard is the president of Connecticut Passive House, which promotes the world’s most rigorous energy standard for all building types.
Todd Holland, P.E., Tighe & Bond:
Todd Holland is a mechanical engineer and specialist in energy efficiency at Tighe & Bond in Westfield, Mass. Design and project management experience includes solar energy, cogeneration, envelope improvements, air-source heat pumps, controls upgrades, variable speed drives, and replacing boilers and chillers.
For the past 15 years he has been analyzing, implementing, and managing projects for facilities departments at five local colleges. At Hampshire College he was on the team that successfully certified the RW Kern Center as the world’s 17th Living Building.
He brings a creative approach to solving complex problems in a cost-effective manner, tempered by real-world experience to ensure constructability and operability.
Starter 1: Caesar Salad
Starter 2: Italian Wedding Soup
Entrée 1: Baked Stuffed Sole
Entrée 2: Honey Dijon Roast Pork with Balsamic Reduction
$50.00 Connecticut ASHRAE Member Ticket
$60.00 after 6:00 pm December 12
$60.00 Nonmember (Guest)
$70.00 after 6:00 pm December 12
$10.00 Student Nonmember Ticket
$15.00 after 6:00 pm December 12
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