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13,262 View Webcast

Panelist Jim Kelsey, moderator Jennifer Gladstone, panelist Dru Crawley and panelist Chris Mathis during the Assessing Building Energy Performance webcast.

Some 13,262 viewers watched ASHRAE’s April 18 webcast, Assessing Building Energy Performance: From Principles to Practice.

ASHRAE chapters, companies and other organizations were among the 945 group sites around the world that hosted the webcast. Viewers from dozens of countries and six continents accessed the three-hour long live broadcast via theInternet. Hundreds of viewers also took advantage of the online archived replay of the program that was made available for two weeks following the live webcast.

The webcast challenged viewers to acknowledge the importance of building energy performance and highlighted its far-reaching implications in both new and existing buildings. The presenters were Drury Crawly, Ph.D., ASHRAE-Certified Building Energy Modeling Professional, director of building performance, Bentley Systems, Washington, D.C.; Jim Kelsey, , P.E., ASHRAE-Certified Building Energy Assessment Professional, president, kW Engineering, Oakland, Calif.; and Chris Mathis, president, MC Squared, Asheville, N.C.

During the live broadcast, viewers had the opportunity to submit questions to the presenters to answer on air, and nearly 400 questions were received during the live webcast. Visit www.ashrae.org/abepwebcast to see a list of viewer submitted questions, along with answers from presenters not addresses during the program.

Of the 3,407 viewers who submitted evaluation forms, 98 percent indicated that they were satisfied with the program, and 99 percent responded that they would participate in future ASHRAE webcasts.

The subject for the April 2014 ASHRAE webcast is Energy and Water Efficiency Without Compromising Indoor Environmental Quality. Watch ASHRAE Insights and www.ashrae.org for more information in the coming months regarding further details.