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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:

  • January 31, 2014
  • February 14, 2104
  • February 28, 2014
  • March 14, 2014
  • March 28, 2014
  • April 11, 2014
  • April 25, 2014
  • May 9, 2014
  • May 23, 2014
  • June 6, 2014
  •  June 20, 2014

For additional information contact Bill Dean, Chair of GPC 1.2 (bill.dean@nrc.ca).

 

GPC 1.4, Systems Manual Preparation for the Commissioning Process

GPC 1.4 will hold conference calls on the following Thursdays at 6:00-8:00 pm Eastern:

  • July 18, 2013
  • August 15, 2013
  • September 19, 2013
  • October 24, 2013
  • November 21, 2013
  • December 19, 2013

For additional information contact Gerald Kettler, Chair of GPC 1.4 (gjkettler@att.net).

 

SGPC 13, Specifying Direct Digital Control Systems

SGPC 13 will hold conference calls from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm on the following dates:

  • February 26, 2014
  • March 26, 2014
  • April 23, 2014
  • May 21, 2014

For additional information contact Dave Kahn, Chair of SGPC 13 (dkahn@rmhgroup.com).

 

GPC 27P, Measurement Procedures for Gaseous Contaminants in Commercial Buildings

GPC 27P will hold a conference call Wednesday, March 5, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Eastern).

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

 

GPC 34P, Energy Guideline for Historical Buildings and Structures

GPC 34 will hold conference calls from 9:00 to 10:30 am (Eastern) on the following dates:

  • April 22, 2014
  • May 5, 2014
  • May 19, 2014

For additional information contact Sheila Hayter, Chair of GPC 34P (sheila.hayter@nrel.gov).

 

GPC 35P, Method for Determining the Energy Consumption Caused By Air-Cleaning and Filtration Devices

GPC 35 will hold a conference call on Friday, March 14, 2014 at 11:00 am (Eastern).

For additional information contact Geoffrey Crosby, Chair of GPC 35P (gcrosby@lydall.com).

 

SSPC 15, Safety Standard for Refrigeration Systems

SSPC 15 will hold working group conference calls on the following dates:

  • Monday, April 21, 2014 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am (Eastern) – working group
  • Tuesday, April 29, 2014 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (Eastern)

For additional information contact Dennis Dorman, Chair of SSPC 15 (dennis.dorman@trane.com).

 

SPC 16-1983R, Method of Testing for Rating Room Air Conditioners and Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners

SPC 16 will hold conference calls at 1:10 pm (Eastern) on the following dates:

  • April 16, 2014
  • April 30, 2014
  • May 21, 2014

For additional information contact Mark Paquette, Chair of SPC 16 (markpaquette@nc.rr.com).

 

SPC 20-1997R, Methods of Testing for Rating Remote Mechanical-Draft Air-Cooled Refrigerant Condensers

SPC 20 will hold a conference call on Thursday, February 27, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Gary Price, Chair of SPC 20 (gary.w.price@jci.com).

 

SPC 29-2009R, Methods of Testing Automatic Ice Makers

SPC 29 will hold a conference call on Friday, August 16, 2013 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Daryl Erbs, Chair of SPC 29 (daryl.erbs@manitowoc.com).

 

SPC 30-1995R, Methods of Testing Liquid Chilling Packages

SPC 30 will hold an interim meeting on Wednesday, April 9, 2014& from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at the AHRI’s office in Arlington, VA.

For additional information contact Rupal Choksi, Chair of SPC 30 (RChoksi@ahrinet.org).

 

SPC 37-2009R, Methods of Testing for Rating Electrically Driven Unitary Air-Conditioning and Heat Pump Equipment

SPC 37 and SPC 116 will hold a joint conference call on Monday, August 12, 2013 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am (Eastern).

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

 

SSPC 41, Standard Methods of Measurement

Subcommittee 41.2-1987R,  Standard Methods for Air Velocity and Airflow Measurement, will hold a conference call on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (Eastern).

Subcommittee 41.7-1984R, Standard Methods for Gas Flow Measurement, will hold a conference call on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Mark Kedzierski, Chair of SSPC 41 (mark.kedzierski@nist.gov).

 

SSPC 55, Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy

SSPC 55 will hold conference calls on the following dates::

  • Monday, May 5, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm (Eastern)
  • Tuesday, June 3, 2014 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 Low-Rise Residential Buildings

SSPC 62.2 will hold a conference call on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Paul Francisco, Chair of SSPC 62.2 (pwf@illinois.edu).

 

SSPC 90.1, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings

 

SSPC 90.1 will hold a conference call on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 1:00 to 4:00 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 conference calls on the following dates:

  • March 19, 2014 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm (Eastern)
  • May 21, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (Eastern)

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 Thursday, October 31, 2013 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Ron Jarnagin, Chair of SPC 90.4 (ron.jarnagin@att.net).

 

SPC 100-2006R, Energy Efficiency in Existing Buildings

SPC 100 will hold conference calls from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Eastern) on the following dates:

  • Friday, April 11, 2014
  • Friday, April 25, 2014

For additional information contact Rick Hermans, Chair of SPC 100 (rick.hermans@daikinapplied.com).

 

SPC 105-2007R, Standard Methods of Measuring and Expressing Building Energy Performance

SPC 105 will hold a conference call on Monday, January 6, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Keith Emerson, Chair of SPC 105 (kemerson2002@yahoo.com).

 

SPC 116-2010R, Methods of Testing for Rating Seasonal Efficiency of Unitary Air-Conditioners and Heat Pumps

SPC 37 and SPC 116 will hold a joint conference call on Monday, August 12, 2013 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am (Eastern).

For additional information contact Allen Kirkwood, Chair of SPC 116 (allenchad.kirkwood@carrier.utc.com).

 

SPC 118.2-2006R, Method of Testing for Rating Residential Water Heaters

SPC 118.2 will hold conference calls at 1:00 pm (Eastern) on the following dates:

  • November 18, 2013
  • December 2, 2013
  • December 16, 2013

For additional information contact Jim Lutz, Chair of SPC 118.2 (jdlutz@lbl.gov).

 

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

SPC 127 will hold a conference calls from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Eastern).

  • March 27, 2014
  • April 25, 2014

For additional information contact John Bean, Chair of SPC 127 (john.bean@schneider-electric.com).

 

SPC 130-2008R, Methods of Testing for Rating Ducted Air Terminal Units

SPC 130 will hold a conference call on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Bradley 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 interim meeting from April 7, 2014 through April 11, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

For additional information contact Carl Neilson, Chair of SSPC 135 (cneilson@deltacontrols.com).

 

SPC 150-2000R, Method of Testing the Performance of Cool Storage Systems

SPC 150 will hold a conference call on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact John Nix, Chair of SPC 150 (john.h.nix@fpl.com).

 

SPC 155P, Method of Testing for Rating Commercial Space Heating Boiler Systems

SPC 155 will hold conference calls on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, October 30, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Eastern)
  • Friday, November 22, 2013 from 4:00am to 5:00 pm (Eastern)

For additional information contact Thomas Butcher, Chair of SPC 155 (butcher@bnl.gov).

 

SSPC 161, Air Quality Within Commercial Aircraft

SSPC 161 will hold a conference call on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Steven Tochilin, Chair of SSPC 161 (steve.tochilin@delta.com).

 

SSPC 170, Ventilation of Health Care Facilities

SSPC 170 will hold a conference call on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 2:00 pm  (Eastern).

For additional information contact Paul Ninomura, Chair of SSPC 170 (Paul.Ninomura@ihs.gov).

 

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

SPC 184 will hold an interim meeting on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at AHRI’s office in Arlington, VA.

For additional information contact John Vucci, Chair of SPC 184 (jvucci@FM.UMD.EDU).

 

SPC 188P, Prevention of Legionellosis Associated with Building Water Systems

SPC 188 will hold a face to face interim meeting at ASHRAE Headquarters in Atlanta, GA, from 1:00 pm Thursday, May 1, 2014 to 1:00 pm Saturday, May 3, 2014 (Eastern).

For additional information contact Tom Watson, Chair of SPC 188 (Tom.Watson@daikinapplied.com).

 

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) on the following dates:

  • April 22, 2014
  • May 25, 2014

For additional information contact Bert Etheredge, Staff Liaison to SSPC 189.1 (betheredge@ashrae.org).

 

SPC 189.3P, Design, Construction and Operation of Sustainable High Performance Health Care Facilities

SPC 189.3 will hold conference calls on the following dates:

  • July 24, 2013 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (Eastern)
  • August 9, 2013 from 11:00am to 1:00 pm (Eastern)
  • August 16, 2013 at 2:00 pm (Eastern)

For additional information contact Michael Sheerin, Chair of SPC 189.3 (michael.sheerin@tlc-eng.com).

 

SPC 197P, Method of Test for Attenuation Characteristics of Vibration Isolators

SPC 197 will hold a conference call on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Karl Peterman, Chair of SPC 197 (kpeterman@vibro-acoustics.com).

 

SPC 199P, A Method of Test for Rating the Performance of Industrial Pulse Cleaned Dust Collectors

SPC 199 will hold a face to face interim meeting on April 22-26, 2014 in Louisville, KY.

For additional information contact Gerhard Knutson, Chair of SPC 199 (gerhard.knutson@knutsonventilation.com).

 

SPC 200P, Method of Testing for Performance Rating of Chilled Beams

SPC 200 will hold an interim conference call on Friday, February 14, 2014 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information 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 Friday, April 4, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (Eastern). 

For additional information contact Susan LeBlanc, Staff Liaison to SPC 201 (sleblanc@ashrae.org).

 

SPC 204P, Method of Test for Rating Micro Combined Heat and Power Devices

SPC 204 will hold a conference call on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 11:00 am (Eastern).

For additional information contact Mark Davis, Chair of SPC 204 (mark.davis@nist.gov).

 

SPC 209P, Energy Simulation Aided Design for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings

SPC 209 will hold a conference calls on the following dates and times:

SPC 209 - Full Committee: 3:00 – 5:00 pm (Eastern)

  • March 13, 2014
  • April 10, 2014
  • May 8, 2014
  • June 12, 2014

Masterplanning / Predesign Subcommittee: 3:00 pm (Eastern)

  • March 6, 2014
  • April 3, 2014
  • May 1, 2014
  • June 5, 2014

Conceptual Design / Schematic Design Subcommittee: 12:00 pm (Eastern)

  • March 21, 2014
  • April 18, 2014
  • May 16, 2014
  • June 20, 2014

Design Development / Construction Documents Subcommittee: 3:00 – 4:00 pm (Eastern)

  • March 6, 2014
  • April 3, 2014
  • May 1, 2014
  • June 25, 2014

Construction / Commissioning / As-built / Operations Subcommittee: 3:00 – 4:15 pm (Eastern)

  • March 19, 2014
  • April 2, 2014
  • May 7, 2014
  • June 4, 2014

Resources / References / Definitions Subcommittee: 3:00 – 5:00 pm (Eastern)

  • March 7, 2014
  • April 4, 2014
  • May 2, 2014
  • June 6, 2014

For additional information contact Jason Glazer, Chair of SPC 209P (jglazer@gard.com).

 

SPC 210P, Method of Testing for Rating Commercial Walk-in Refrigerators and Freezers

SPC 210 will hold a conference call on Thursday, September 19, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Kristina Kamensky, Chair of SPC 210 (kristina@prismitechllc.com).

 

SPC 211P, Standard for Commercial Building Energy Audits

SPC 211 will hold a conference call on Thursday, February 27, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 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 Friday, April 4, 2014 from 11:00 am to 2:00 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 a conference call on Monday, April 21, 2014 at 3:00 pm (Eastern).

For additional information contact Wayne Stoppelmoor, Chair of SPC 214 (wayne.stoppelmoor@schneider-electric.com).