ASHRAE Announces Distinguished Lecturers for 2009
Aug 27, 2009
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ASHRAE has named 13 new Distinguished Lecturers who provide Society chapters with noted authorities who speak on relevant topics that impact the HVAC&R industry.

This marks the 13th year of the Distinguished Lecturer Program. The new lecturers and their areas of expertise are:

• David Arnold, Ph.D., Troup Bywaters and Anders, Reading, England – Chilled Beams for Low Energy Cooling in Sustainable Buildings, Estimating the Future Reliable Service Life of Existing Plant, The Evolution of Modern Office Buildings and Air Conditioning and Air Conditioning and the Impact on the Growth and Development of the USA in the 20th Century.

• William P. Bahnfleth, Ph.D., P.E., Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania – Fundamentals of Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation for Air and Surface Disinfection, Variable Primary Flow Chilled Water Systems and Cool Thermal Energy Storage in the Era of Sustainability.

• Hoy Bohanon, P.E., WorkingBuildings, LLC., Winston-Salem, North Carolina – Update on ASHRAE Standard 62.1, How to Apply the ASHRAE Standard 62.1 Multiple Spaces Equation, How to Implement Demand Control Ventilation and Comply with ASHRAE Standards and Using the Retro-commissioning Process for Energy Savings and Recovery Equipment.

• William A. Harrison, Trane Arkansas, Little Rock, Arkansas – Maintain to Sustain-Delivering ASHRAE’s Sustainability Promise.

• Sam C. H. Hui, Ph.D., The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Building Energy Codes and Building Energy Performance Evaluation, Building Energy Labels and Energy Benchmarking, Green Building Design and Assessment and Green Roof Systems and Technology

• Sanjeev Jain, Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi, India – Renewable and Low Energy Driven Cooling Technologies for a Greener Tomorrow, Desiccant Technologies for Dehumidification and Cooling, Natural Refrigerants: Meeting the Challenges to Sustainability and Advanced Evaporative Cooling Systems for Sustainable Development

• Ronald E. Jarnagin, Pacific Northwest National Lab, Richland, Washington – Standard 90.1-Past, Present and Future, Advanced Energy Design Guides-Going Beyond Minimum Standards, Moving from Blue to Green-ASHRAE’s Path to Sustainability, Today’s ASHRAE-It’s Not What You Think Anymore, ASHRAE’s Headquarters Renovation-What Happens When Leaders Try to Do It Right, ASHRAE’s Living Laboratory-Learning and Involvement by All Members and ASHRAE’s Building Energy Labeling Program-A First Look

• M. Dennis Knight, P.E., DHIMEX, Mexico City, Mexico – Developing and Integrated Personal Management System to Help Get Things Done, Integrated Building Design, Building Performance Analysis for Building Performance Rating Systems and Building Information Modeling for the Mechanical Disciples.

• R. Christopher Mathis, MC2 Mathis Consulting Company, Asheville, North Carolina – Energy Efficiency in Residential Buildings, Energy Efficient Window and Fenestration Technologies, Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings, Compliance with ASHRAE 90.1 and Building Science Lessons from the Honey Bees

• Jianlei Nui, Ph.D., The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong – Room Air Distribution: Stratified Air Distribution Systems and Reduced Cooling Load Calculation Methods, Personalized Ventilation: Energy Saving Potential and Application Modes, High-Rise Residential Building Ventilation Design: Public Health and Local Community Air Quality and Low-Energy Building Cooling and Heating Technologies: From Sky to Underground to Address Sustainability.

• Todd L. Rindlisbaker, P.E., QCxP, HBDP, LEED® AP, CDP, Total Building Commissioning, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah – Design Engineers Working with a Commissioning Agent, Who Sabotaged My High-Performance Building, The LEED and ASHRAE Affair and The Integrated Project Delivery Process.

• Wei Sun, P.E., Engsysco, Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan – Cleanrooms and HVAC Systems Design Fundamentals, Laboratories and HVAC Systems Design Fundamentals, HVAC Systems Design for Airborne Infection Control Spaces in Healthcare Facilities, Design Practices for Pressurization Systems-Technologies in Suite Pressure Control and Performance Modeling, Fan Energy Conservation in Cleanrooms-Airflow Modeling and Demand Flow Control and Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Air Handling Systems Design Strategies for Controlled Environments

• Dennis A. Stanke, Trane Commercial Systems, Ingersoll-Rand, La Crosse, Wisconsin – Standard 62.1 Update, Standard 62.1: The Ventilation Rate Procedure, Standard 62.1: Dynamic Reset and LEED Indoor Environmental Quality (EQ) Credits.

The new lecturers will serve a two-year term. There are 72 Distinguished Lecturers representing 20 countries for 2009-2010.

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