Some 13,262 viewers watched ASHRAE’s April 18 webcast, Assessing
Building Energy Performance: From Principles to Practice.
ASHRAE chapters, companies and other organizations were
among the 945 group sites around the world that hosted the webcast. Viewers
from dozens of countries and six continents accessed the three-hour long live
broadcast via theInternet. Hundreds of viewers also took advantage of the
online archived replay of the program that was made available for two weeks
following the live webcast.
The webcast challenged viewers to acknowledge the
importance of building energy performance and highlighted its far-reaching
implications in both new and existing buildings. The presenters were Drury
Crawly, Ph.D., ASHRAE-Certified Building Energy Modeling Professional, director
of building performance, Bentley Systems, Washington, D.C.; Jim Kelsey, , P.E.,
ASHRAE-Certified Building Energy Assessment Professional, president, kW
Engineering, Oakland, Calif.; and Chris Mathis, president, MC Squared,
During the live broadcast, viewers had the opportunity to
submit questions to the presenters to answer on air, and nearly 400 questions
were received during the live webcast. Visit www.ashrae.org/abepwebcast to see
a list of viewer submitted questions, along with answers from presenters not
addresses during the program.
Of the 3,407 viewers who submitted evaluation forms, 98
percent indicated that they were satisfied with the program, and 99 percent
responded that they would participate in future ASHRAE webcasts.
The subject for the
April 2014 ASHRAE webcast is Energy and Water Efficiency Without Compromising
Indoor Environmental Quality. Watch ASHRAE Insights and www.ashrae.org for more
information in the coming months regarding further details.
ASHRAE advances the arts and sciences of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world. With more than 53,000 members from over 132 nations, ASHRAE is a diverse organization representing building system design and industrial processes professionals around the world.