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Project Committee Interim Meetings

GPC/SPC/SGPC/SSPC

GPC 1.2, The Commissioning Process for Existing HVAC&R Systems, Cognizant PC for Guideline 0.2, The Commissioning Process for Existing Systems and Assemblies

GPC 1.2 will hold conference calls on Fridays from 1:00 to 3:00 pm Eastern time on the following dates:

  • February 27, 2015
  • March 27, 2015
  • April 24, 2015
  • May 29, 2015

For additional information contact Bill Dean, Chair of GPC 1.2 (bill.dean@nrc.ca).

 

GPC 11-2009R, Field Testing of HVAC Controls Components

GPC 11 will hold conference calls from 2:00 to 4:00 pm (Eastern) on the following dates:

  • August 11, 2015
  • September 8, 2015
  • October 13, 2015
  • November 10, 2015
  • December 15, 2015

For additional information contact Tom Schlachter, Chair of GPC 11 (TSchlachter@eabcoinc.com).

 

GPC 21-2012R (IEEE 1635-2012R), Guide for the Ventilation and Thermal Management of Batteries for Stationary Applications

GPC 21 will hold a conference call on Thursday, August 6, 2015 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 PM (Eastern).

For additional information contact Deep Ghosh, Chair of GPC 21 (dghosh@southernco.com).

 

GPC 27P, Measurement Procedures for Gaseous Contaminants in Commercial Buildings

GPC 27 will hold a conference call on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact William Lull, Chair of GPC 27 (ashrae@garrisonlull.com).

 

GPC 34P, Energy Guideline for Historical Buildings and Structures

GPC 34 will hold conference calls from 9:00 to 10:30 am (Eastern) on the following dates:

  • February 10, 2015
  • February 24, 2015
  • March 10, 2015
  • March 24, 2015
  • April 14, 2015
  • April 28, 2015
  • May 12, 2015

For additional information contact Sheila Hayter, Chair of GPC 34P (sheila.hayter@nrel.gov).

 

GPC 36P, High Performance Sequences of Operation for HVAC Systems

GPC 36 will also hold regularly schedule conference calls on the 2nd Thursday of the month from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm (Eastern)

  • August 13, 2015
  • September 10, 2015
  • October 8, 2015
  • November 12, 2015
  • December 10, 2015
  • January 14, 2016

For additional information contact Mark Hydeman, Chair of GPC 36 (mhydeman@taylor-engineering.com).

 

GPC 37P, Guidelines for the Application of Upper-Air (Upper Room) Ultraviolet Germicidal (UV-C) Devices to Control the Transmission of Airborne Pathogens

GPC 37 will hold a conference call on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Richard Vincent, Chair of GPC 37 (richard.vincent@mountsinai.org).

 

SSPC 15, Safety Standard for Refrigeration Systems

Standard 15.2P, Safety Standard for Air-conditioning and Heat Pump Systems in Residential Applications

The 15.2 Subcommittee of SSPC 15 will hold a webinar on Thursday, August 6, 2015 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Eastern).

The 15.2 Subcommittee will also hold an in-person interim meeting on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (Eastern) hosted by AHRI in Arlington, VA.

For additional information contact Nicole Jones, Staff Liaison to SSPC 15 (njones@ashrae.org).

 

SPC 16-1983R, Method of Testing for Rating Room Air Conditioners and Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners

SPC 16 will hold conference calls from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm on the following dates:

  • June 10, 2015
  • June17, 2015
  • June 24, 2015

For additional information contact Mark Paquette, Chair of SPC 16 (markpaquette@nc.rr.com).

 

SPC 20-1997R, Methods of Laboratory Testing Remote Mechanical-Draft Air-Cooled Refrigerant Condensers

SPC 20 will hold conference calls from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Eastern) on the following dates:

  • July 23, 2015

For additional information contact Gary Price, Chair of SPC 20 (Gary.W.Price@jci.com).

 

SPC 23.1-2010R, Methods of Testing for Performance Rating Positive Displacement Refrigerant Compressors and Condensing Units That Operate at Subcritical Pressures of the Refrigerant

SPC 23.1 will hold a conference call on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon (Eastern).

For additional information contact Margaret Mathison, Chair of SPC 23.1 (margaret.mathison@marquette.edu).

 

SPC 25-2001R, Methods of Testing Forced Convection and Natural Convection Air Coolers for Refrigeration

SPC 25 will hold a conference call on Thursday, March 5, 2015 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Gordon Struder, Chair of SPC 25 (g.struder@guntnerus.com).

 

SPC 30-1995R, Method of Testing Liquid Chillers

SPC 30 will hold conference calls on the following dates:

  • June 15, 2015 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am (Eastern)
  • June 25, 2015 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am (Eastern)

For additional information contact Rupal Choksi, Chair of SPC 30 (rchoksi@ahrinet.org).

 

SPC 32.1-2010R, Methods of Testing for Rating Vending Machines for Sealed Beverages

SPC 32.1 will hold a conference call on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Scott Mitchell, Chair of SPC 32.1 (Scott.Mitchell@sce.com).

 

SPC 32.2 -2003R, Methods of Testing for Rating Pre-Mix and Post-Mix Beverage Dispensing Equipment

SPC 32.2 will hold a conference call on Monday, March 30, 2015 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Daryl Erbs, Chair of SPC 32.2 (daryl.erbs@manitowoc.com).

 

SPC 33-2000R, Methods of Testing Forced Circulation Air Cooling and Air Heating Coils

SPC 33 will hold conference call from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm (Eastern) on the following dates:

  • July 22, 2015
  • July 29, 2015
  • August 5, 2015

For additional information contact Ram Narayanamurthy, Chair of SPC 33 (rnarayanamurthy@epri.com).

 

SSPC 34, Designation and Safety Classification of Refrigerants

SSPC 34 Flammability Subcommittee will hold conference calls from 8:00 am to 12:00 noon (Eastern) on the following dates:

  • Monday, August 10, 2015
  • Wednesday, September 2, 2015
  • Thursday, October 15, 2015

For additional information contact Nicole Jones, Staff Liaison to SSPC 34 (njones@ashrae.org).

 

SSPC 41, Standard Methods of Measurement

Standard 41.2-1987 (RA 1992), Standard Methods for Air Velocity and Airflow Measurement

41.2 Subcommittee of SSPC 41 will hold a conference call on Monday, June 1, 2015 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Mark Kedzierski, Chair SSPC 41 (mark.kedzierski@nist.gov).

 

SSPC 55, Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy

SSPC 55 will hold conference calls from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (Eastern) on the following dates:

  • Monday, March 30, 2015
  • Monday, May 4, 2015
  • Monday, June 1, 2015

For additional information contact Gwelen Paliaga, Chair of SSPC 55 (gpaliaga@taylor-engineering.com).

 

SSPC 62.2, Ventilation and Acceptable Indoor Air Quality in Residential Buildings

SSPC 62.2 will hold a webinar on Friday, August 21, 2015 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Mark Weber, Staff Liaison to SSPC 62.2 (mweber@ashrae.org).

 

SPC 63.2-1996 (RA 2010)R,  Method of Testing Liquid-Line Filter Drier Filtration Capability

SPC 63.2 will hold conference calls from 10:00 am to 11:00 am (Eastern) on the following dates:

  • September 2, 2015
  • November 4, 2015

For additional information contact Glen Steinkoenig, Chair of SPC 63.2 (glen.steinkoenig@Parker.com ).

 

SSPC 90.1, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings

SSPC 90.1 will hold an in-person interim meeting on April 16-18, 2015 at ASHRAE Headquarters in Atlanta, GA.

SSPC 90.1 will also hold an in-person interim meeting on October 22-24, 2015 at ASHRAE Headquarters in Atlanta, GA.

For additional information contact Steve Ferguson, Staff Liaison to SSPC 90.1 (sferguson@ashrae.org).

 

SSPC 90.2, Energy Efficient Design of Low-Rise Residential Buildings

SSPC 90.2 will hold monthly conference calls on the 3rd Monday of the month from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (Eastern).

  • July 20, 2015
  • August 17, 2015
  • September 21, 2015
  • October 19, 2015
  • November 16, 2015
  • December 21, 2015
  • January 18, 2016

For additional information contact Steve Ferguson, Staff Liaison to SSPC 90.2 (sferguson@ashrae.org).

 

SPC 90.4P, Energy Standard for Data Centers and Telecommunications Buildings

SPC 90.4 will hold a conference call on Thursday, June 11, 2015 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am (Eastern).

For additional information contact Bert Etheredge, Staff Liaison to SPC 90.4 (betheredge@ashrae.org).

 

SPC 94.2-2010R, Method of Testing Thermal Storage Devices with Electrical Input and Thermal Output Based on Thermal Performance

SPC 94.2 will hold a conference call on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 9:00 am (Eastern).

For additional information contact Mike Filler, Chair of SPC 94.2 (mfiller@trane.com).

 

SSPC 100, Energy Efficiency in Existing Buildings

SSPC 100, Working Group 2 (WG2) task group on Source Energy Conversion using EPA Subregions, will hold a conference call Friday, June 12, 2015 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Wayne Stoppelmoor, Chair of SSPC 100 (wayne.stoppelmoor@schneider-electric.com).

 

SPC 127-2012R, Method of Testing for Rating Computer and Data Processing Room Unitary Air Conditioners

SPC 127 will hold conference calls on the following dates and times:

  • Friday, July 31, 2015 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Eastern)
  • Friday, August 7, 2015 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm (Eastern)

For additional information contact John Bean, Chair of SPC 127 (John.Bean@schneider-electric.com).

 

SPC 128-2011R, Method of Rating Portable Air Conditioners

SPC 128 will hold a conference call on Thursday, August 13, 2015 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Deep Ghosh, Chair of SPC 128 (dghosh@southernco.com).

 

SPC 130-2008R, Laboratory Methods of Test for Air Terminal Units

SPC 130 will hold a conference call on Monday, April 20, 2015 from 11am-1pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Brad Tully, Chair of SPC 130 (bradt@price-hvac.com).

 

SSPC 135, BACnet - A Data Communication Protocol for Building Automation and Control Networks

SSPC 135 will hold an in-person interim meeting November 2-6, 2015 at Georgia Tech in Atlanta, GA.

For additional information contact Bernhard Isler, Chair to SSPC 135 (bernhard.isler@siemens.com).

 

SPC 155P, Method of Testing for Rating Commercial Space Heating Boiler Systems

SPC 155 will hold a conference call on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Tom Butcher, Chair of SPC 155 (butcher@bnl.gov).

 

SSPC 160, Criteria for Moisture-Control Design Analysis in Buildings

SSPC 160 will hold a conference call on Thursday, April 9, 2015 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Stan Gatland, Chair of SSPC 160 (stanley.d.gatland@saint-gobain.com).

 

SSPC 161 Air Quality Within Commercial Aircraft

Monday, June 29, 2015, 9:00 am-12:00 pm, Room: 308, 3rd floor (Room assignments are subject to change. Please see the published program schedule when available.)

For additional information regarding the ASHRAE Annual Conference see the ASHRAE website at   https://www.ashrae.org/membership--conferences/conferences

 

SPC 184P, Method of Test for Field Performance of Liquid-Chilling Systems

SPC 184 will hold a conference call on Thursday, June 25, 2015 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Mark Baines, Chair of SPC 184 (mbaines@trane.com).

 

SPC 188P, Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems

SPC 188 will hold a conference call on Friday, May 8, 2015 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Eastern)

For additional information contact Tom Watson, Chair of SPC 188 (tom.watson@daikinapplied.com).

 

SSPC 189.1, Standard for the Design of High-Performance Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings

SSPC 189.1 will hold conference calls from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm (Eastern).

  • April 28, 2015
  • May 26, 2015
  • June 23, 2015
  • July 28, 2015
  • August 25, 2015
  • September 29, 2015

For additional information contact Bert Etheredge, Staff Liaison to SSPC 189.1 (betheredge@ashrae.org).

 

SPC 191P, Standard for the Efficient Use of Water in Building, Site and Mechanical Systems

SPC 191 will hold a conference call on Monday, August 3, 2015 at 1:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact John Swift, Chair of SPC 191 (John.Swift@Burohappold.com).

 

SPC 196P, Method of Test for Measuring Refrigerant Leak Rates

SPC 196 will hold a conference call on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 from1:00 pm to 2:30 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Piotr Domanski, Vice Chair of SPC 196 (piotr.domanski@nist.gov).

 

SPC 200P, Methods of Testing Chilled Beams

SPC 200 will hold a conference call on Friday, March 6, 2015 from 10:00 am to 10:30 am (Eastern).

For additional information, please contact Jerry Sipes, Chair of SPC 200 (JerryS@price-hvac.com).

 

SPC 201P, Facility Smart Grid Information Model

SPC 201 will hold a conference call on Friday, May 29, 2015 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm (Eastern). 

For additional information, please contact Susan LeBlanc, ASHRAE SPC 201 staff liaison to SPC 201P (sleblanc@ashrae.org).

 

SSPC 202, Commissioning Process for Buildings and Systems (UPDATES ON COMMISSIONING)

SSPC 202 – (Updates on Commissioning) will hold a conference call on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (Eastern).

ASHRAE is transitioning towards moving the oversight and development of the commissioning standards and guidelines under one project committee, SSPC 202. We would like to give an update on what has been going on since then, the process moving forward, and answer any questions from interested parties.  This will be a meeting open to anyone and will be conducted via webinar.  Participants will be in listen only mode but will have the ability to answer questions via the question box or chat box. 

For additional information please contact the Senior Manager of Standards, Stephanie Reiniche (sreiniche@ashrae.org).

 

SPC 204P, Method of Test for Rating Micro Combined Heat and Power Devices

SPC 204 will hold a conference call on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Mark Davis, Chair of SPC 204 (mark.davis@bai-inc.net).

 

SPC 205P, Standard Representation of Performance Simulation Data for HVAC&R and Other Facility Equipment

SPC 205 will hold a conference call on Thursday, July 30, 2015 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Charles Barnaby , Chair of SPC 205 (chipbarnaby@gmail.com).

 

SPC 209P, Energy Simulation Aided Design for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings

SPC 209 will hold conference calls on the following dates and times:

SPC 209 - Full Committee: 3:00 – 5:00 pm (Eastern)

  • March 12, 2015
  • April 9, 2015
  • May 14, 2015
  • June 11, 2015

Predesign Subcommittee:: 3:00 pm (Eastern)

  • March 5, 2015
  • March 26, 2015
  • May 7, 2015
  • June 4, 2015

Design Development / Construction Documents Subcommittee: 3:00 – 4:00 pm (Eastern)

  • March 5, 2015
  • April 2, 2015
  • May 7, 2015
  • June 4, 2015

Construction / Operations Subcommittee: 3:00 – 4:15 pm (Eastern)

  • March 18, 2015
  • April 15, 2015
  • May 20, 2015

Resources / References / Definitions Subcommittee: 3:00 – 4:30 pm (Eastern)

  • March 6, 2015
  • April 3, 2015
  • May 1, 2015
  • June 5, 2015

For additional information contact Jason Glazer, Chair of SPC 209P (jglazer@gard.com).

 

SPC 211P, Standard for Commercial Building Energy Audits

SPC 211 will hold a conference call on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 3:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Jim Kelsey, Chair of SPC 211 (kelsey@kw-engineering.com).

 

SPC 212P, Method of Test for Determining Energy Performance and Water-Use Efficiency of Add-On Evaporative Pre-Coolers for Unitary Air Conditioning Equipment

SPC 212 will hold a conference call on Monday, August 24, 2015 from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm (Eastern)

For additional information contact Mark Modera, Chair of SPC 212 (mpmodera@ucdavis.edu).

 

SPC 214P, Standard for Measuring and Expressing Building Energy Performance in a Rating Program

SPC 214 will hold conference calls from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Eastern) on the following dates:

  • February 11, 2015
  • February 25, 2015
  • March 11, 2015
  • March 25, 2015
  • April 8, 2015
  • April 22, 2015
  • May 13, 2015
  • May 27, 2015
  • June 10, 2015

For additional information, please contact Wayne Stoppelmoor, Chair of SPC 214P (wayne.stoppelmoor@schneider-electric.com).

 

SPC 215P, Method of Test to Determine Leakage Airflows and Fractional Leakage of Operating Air-Handling Systems,

SPC 215 will hold a conference call on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information, please contact Craig Wray, Chair of SPC 215 (CPWray@lbl.gov).

 

SPC 216P, Methods of Test for Determining Application Data of Overhead Circulator Fans

SPC 216 will hold conference calls from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Eastern) on the following dates:

  • August 27, 2015
  • September 24, 2015
  • October 29, 2015

For additional information, please contact Gwelen Paliaga, Chair of SPC 216 (gpaliaga@taylor-engineering.com).

 

SPC 217P, Non-Emergency Ventilation in Enclosed Road, Rail and Mass Transit Facilities

SPC 217 will hold a conference call on Friday, May, 22, 2015 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information please contact Igor Maevski, Chair of SPC 217 (Igor.Maevski@jacobs.com).