ASHRAE September 2010 Meeting

Topic: ASHRAE 189.1, Standard for High-Performance Green Buildings

Location: OSU Golf Club, 3605 Tremont Road

Date: September 20, 2010

Time: Registration 11:30 am, Program 11:45 am

Price: $20.00

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Dr. Lawrence is a Public Service Associate with the University of Georgia, and has 30 years of professional experience in engineering and environmentally related fields. Before going back for his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at Purdue, he spent approximately 20 of those years in progressively more responsible engineering and management positions in industry and consulting. He is the chair of ASHRAE Technical Committee 2.8, “Building Environmental Impact and Sustainability”, and is a member of the committee which wrote the ASHRAE standard on high-performance green buildings (Standard 189.1). As an ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer, he gives presentations and workshops on green building design at venues around the world. At the University of Georgia, Dr. Lawrence teaches courses in Building HVAC, Green Building Design, Residential Building Design, and Heat Transfer. As part of the Engineering Outreach program, he is helping to coordinate building energy reduction activities within the entire university system for the state of Georgia.

Dr. Lawrence has a B.S. with Highest Distinction honors in Environmental Science from Purdue University (1978), a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Oregon State University (1982) and a second M.S. degree in Engineering Management from Washington University earned in 1989. He received a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University in the spring of 2004 researching the impacts of demand-controlled ventilation on energy consumption and indoor air quality in smaller commercial buildings.  


Regional CRC attendance

We are having a great time at the CRC. Jim Arnold and I have learned more about ASHRAE technical programs and will telling you about what we've learned throughout the upcoming year. Ask either of us about it the next time you see us.

Phil Stafa
Columbus Chapter President 2010-2011


ASHRAE Columbus Chapter Spring 2010 Newsletter - Golf Registration

Our new newsletter is available in the downloads section or at this link.


ASHRAE 2010 Social Meeting

What: Clippers Baseball Game

Where: Huntington Ball Park

When: May 27, 2010 - 6:35pm Game Time

Cost: $10 per ticket

Contact: Jim Arnold at or 614-299-2133


ASHRAE April 2010 Meetings (two meetings)

Next Meeting

Topic: Ethics with Peter Korda

Location: Spagetti Warehouse

Date: April 26, 2010

Time: Registration 11:30am, Program 11:45am

Price: $20.00

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Past Meeting w/ AIA

Topic: OSU Solar Decathalon 

Location: AIA Center for Architecture, 380 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215

Date: April 15, 2010

Time: 5:00pm Reception, 6:00pm Presentation

Details: Click here to register