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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 26, 2016
  • April 1, 2016
  • April 29, 2016
  • May 27, 2016

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:

  • March 8, 2016
  • April 12, 2016
  • May 10, 2016
  • June 14, 2016
  • July 12, 2016
  • August 9, 2016
  • September 13, 2016
  • October 11, 2016
  • November 8, 2016
  • December 13, 2016

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

 

SGPC 13, Specifying Building Automation Systems

SGPC 13 will hold conference calls on the following dates and times:

  • March 24, 2016 from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon (Eastern) - Discuss FDD / IT Security / Integration
  • April 20, 2016 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm (Eastern) - Guideline 13 Addenda and Informative Index
  • May 24, 2016 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm (Eastern) - Prep for St. Louis Meeting / New Topics

For additional information contact Kristopher Kinney, Chair of SGPC 13 (kinneyecg@gmail.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 Wednesday, May 4, 2016 from 2:00 pm to 3:30 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, May 3, 2016 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Eastern).

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

 

GPC 32-2012R, Sustainable, High Performance Operations & Maintenance

GPC 32 will hold a conference call on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon (Eastern).

For additional information contact Charles Dorgan, Chair of GPC 32 (cedorgan@wisc.edu).

 

GPC 34P, Energy Guideline for Historical Buildings and Structures

GPC 34 will hold a conference call on Thursday, May 5, 2016 from 9:30 am to 11:00 am (Eastern).

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 holds regularly scheduled conference calls on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm (Eastern).

  • February 11, 2016 Rescheduled for February 18, 2016
  • March 10, 2016
  • April 14, 2016
  • May 12, 2016
  • June 9, 2016
  • July 14, 2016
  • August 11, 2016
  • September 8, 2016
  • October 13, 2016
  • November 10, 2016
  • December 8, 2016
For additional information contact Mark Hydeman, Chair of GPC 36 (mark.hydeman@continual.net)
 

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 will hold conference calls from 9:30 am to 11:30 am (Eastern) on the following dates:

  • February 25, 2016
  • April 14, 2016

The 15.2 Subcommittee will also hold an in-person interim meeting on Thursday, March 17, 2016 from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm in Houston, TX.

The 15.2 Subcommittee will also hold an in-person interim meeting on Thursday, May 5, 2016 from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm (Eastern) in  Reston, VA (near Dulles airport, same time frame as AHRI Spring Meeting).

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 a conference call on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 1:30 pm (Eastern).

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 a conference call on Thursday, April 14, 2016 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Raymond Rite, Acting Chair of SPC 20 (RAY.RITE@IRCO.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 Tuesday, May 24, 2016 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Margaret Mathison, Chair of SPC 23.1 (3mathison@gmail.com).

 

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

SPC 25 will hold a conference call on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 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 a conference call on Wednesday, May 11, 2015 from 9:00 am to 10:30 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 Thursday, August 27, 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 a conference call on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Eastern)

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

 

SSPC 34, Designation and Safety Classification of Refrigerants

SSPC 34 will hold a conference call  on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am (Eastern).

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

 

SSPC 37, Methods of Testing for Rating Electrically Driven Unitary Air-Conditioning and Heat Pump Equipment

SPC 37 will hold a conference call on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Chris Stone, Chair of SPC 37 (CStone@ahrinet.org).

 

SSPC 41, Standard Methods of Measurement

Standard 41.12P, Standard Methods for Uncertainty Analysis

41.12 Subcommittee of SSPC 41 will hold a conference call on Friday, September 18, 2015 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Pat Collins, Chair of the 41.12 Subcommittee (Patrick.E.Collins@jci.com).

 

SSPC 55, Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy

SSPC 55 will hold a conference call on Friday, September 11, 2015 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (Eastern).

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 Envelope Subcommittee will hold a conference call on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Amy Musser, Chair of the Envelope Subcommittee of SSPC 62.2 to SSPC 62.2 (amy@vandemusser.com).

 

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

SPC 63.2 will hold a conference call on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am (Eastern)

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

 

SPC 78-1985 (RA 2007)R,  Method of Testing Flow Capacity of Suction Line Filters and Filter-Driers

SPC 78 will hold conference calls from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon (Eastern) on the following dates:

  • February 24, 2016
  • April 20, 2016

For additional information contact Christopher Reeves, Chair of SPC 78 (christopher.reeves@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 March 10-12, 2016 at ASHRAE Headquarters in Atlanta, GA.

SSPC 90.1 will also hold conference calls on the following dates and times:

  • Tuesday, April 5, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Eastern)
  • Friday, May 6, 2016 from 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm (Eastern).

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 2nd Monday of the month from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (Eastern).

  • July 20, 2015
  • August 17, 2015
  • September 14, 2015
  • October 12, 2015
  • November 9, 2015
  • December 14, 2015
  • January 11, 2016

SSPC 90.2 will also hold an in-person interim meeting on November 2-3, 2015 at ASHRAE Headquarters in Atlanta, GA.

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 Monday, June 5, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Stephanie Reiniche (reiniche@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 will hold a conference call on Monday, May 16, 2016 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Eastern).

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

 

SPC 103-2007R, Method of Testing for Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency of Residential Central Furnaces and Boilers

SPC 103 will hold a conference calls con the following dates:

  • December 23, 2015 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Eastern)
  • January 7, 2016 from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon (Eastern)

For additional information contact Paul Haydock, Chair of SPC 103 (Paul.Haydock@carrier.utc.com ).

 

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

SPC 127 will hold a conference call on Friday, May 13, 2016 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, May 19, 2016 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 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 April 18-21, 2016 at the Lutron Experience Center in Plantation, Florida (near Fort Lauderdale).

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 conference calls from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm (Eastern) on the following dates:

  • March 18, 2016
  • April 15, 2016
  • May 12, 2016

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

SSPC 161 will hold a conference call on Monday, June 20, 2016 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Paul Lebbin (Paul.Lebbin@nrc.gc.ca), Chair of SSPC 161.

 

SSPC 170, Ventilation of Health Care Facilities

SSPC 170 will hold an in-person interim meeting on Monday, April 4, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm in St. Louis, MO.

For additional information contact Chris Rousseau, Chair of SSPC 170 (crousseau@newcomb-boyd.com).

 

SPC 182-2008R,Method of Testing Absorption Water-Chilling and Water Heating Packages

SPC 182 will hold conference calls on the following dates from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm (Eastern):

  • March 3, 2016
  • April 7, 2016
  • May 5, 2016
  • June 2, 2016

For additional information contact Rupal Choksi, Member of SPC 182 (rchoksi@ahrinet.org).

 

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

SPC 184 will hold a conference call on Thursday, December 17, 2015 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Eastern).

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

 

SSPC 188, Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems

SSPC 188 will hold a conference call on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon (Eastern).

For additional information contact Stephanie Reiniche (sreiniche@ashrae.org)

 

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).

  • December 17, 2015
  • February 23, 2016
  • March 29, 2016
  • April 26, 2016
  • May 31, 2016

For additional information contact Lilas Pratt, Staff Liaison to SSPC 189.1 (lpratt@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 Tuesday, November 17, 2015 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 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 Monday, May 23, 2016 from 12:00 noon to 2:00 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)

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

Predesign Subcommittee: None scheduled

Design Development / Construction Documents Subcommittee: None scheduled

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

  • October 14, 2015
  • November 18, 2015
  • December 16, 2015

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

  • October 2, 2015
  • November 6, 2015
  • December 4, 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 Tuesday, April 26, 2016 from 12:00 noon to 2:00 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 Mondayday, May 23, 2016 from 12:00 pm to 2:30 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:

  • April 20, 2016
  • April 28, 2016
  • May 10, 2016
  • May 17, 2016
  • May 25, 2016

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 Monday, April 11, 2016 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information, please contact Craig Wray, Chair of SPC 215 (PharmEng@PacBell.net).

 

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

SPC 216 will hold a conference call on Monday, March 28, 2016 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Eastern).

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

 

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

SPC 217 will hold a conference call on Friday, June 3, 2016 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Eastern).

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