ASHRAE Names Nine New Lecturers
Apr 12, 2007
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The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has named nine new Distinguished Lecturers who provide ASHRAE chapters with noted authorities who speak on relevant topics that impact the HVAC&R industry.

This marks the 11th year of the Distinguished Lecturer Program. The new lecturers and their areas of expertise are:

  • Robert Bean: The Human Factor in HVAC, Radiant Based HVAC Systems, and Snow and Ice Melting.
  • Barry Benator, P.E. : Characteristics and Competencies of Outstanding Leaders
  • Ramin Faramarzi, P.E.: Refrigeration for Grocery Stores and Delis.
  • Ralph Kittler, P.E.: Natatorium Design and Dehumidification.
  • Thomas Lawrence, Ph.D., P.E.: Green Buildings, LEED and Standard 189P, Standard for the Design of High-Performance, Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, ASHRAE GreenGuide, Mechanical Design for Green Buildings, and Green Roofs and Cool Roof Technologies.
  • Bing Liu, P.E.: Compliance with ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, and LEED and Building Energy Efficiency Analysis and Sustainable Design.
  • Dennis Loveday, Ph.D.: Energy, Sustainability and the Indoor Environment: Staying Comfortable in a Changing Climate.
  • Cyrus Nasseri: Equipment and Appliance Standards, Federal Building Energy Efficiency Standards, Making Better Federal Buildings, and ASHRAE and the International Standards Organization.
  • Karen Rollins: Confessions of an Indoor Air Quality Consultant and Demonstrating Due Diligence with an Indoor Air Quality Management System.

The new lecturers will serve a 2-year term beginning in July. There are 49 Distinguished Lecturers for 2007-08.

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