Jerry Sipes is the Vice President of Engineering for Price Industries and a Professional Engineer with more than twenty years of experience in the HVAC field. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Kansas State University in 1998, and is a registered professional in 2 states.
His technical areas of interest include heat transfer, fluid flow, human thermal comfort, HVAC and acoustics. The title of his Dissertation is "Analytical, Experimental and Numerical Analysis of Moisture Movement in Walls Exposed to Hot and Humid Climates."
Dr. Sipes is a Member of ASHRAE and a member of the USGBC Education Steering Committee. At ASHRAE, he is the vice chairman of ASHRAE Technical Committee 5.3 Room Air Distribution, member of Standard 195, chairman of Standard 200 Method of Testing for Chilled Beams, member of Standard 79, and past chairman of Standard 130 Methods of Testing for Rating Ducted Air Terminal Units. He is a past Chairman of the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) Air Control and Distribution Devices (ACDD) Section, the chairman of the AHRI ACDD and AHRI Chilled Beams engineering committees, vice chairman of the AHRI Chilled Beam Section, member of the AHRI Compliance Committee and is the chairman of the AHRI Standard 1240P Performance Rating of Active Chilled Beam Units.
He has presented at various worldwide conferences including most recently, ISHRAE and FEBRAVA