WELCOME TO OUR CHAPTER! Join or renew your membership
ASHRAE Region VII
I am writing to ask you to join ASHRAE at
its 2014 Winter Conference this Jan. 18-22 in New York City,
along with the ASHRAE co-sponsored AHR Expo®, Jan.
21-23. If you have already registered for this event, then
thank you, and I look forward to seeing you. ARC Larry
Fisher will be sending out information in the next few weeks
regarding our Region VII Dinner on Monday evening of the
Conference. I hope that you can join us.
By attending the Conference, you have an
opportunity to discuss and examine the latest topics in the
building industry, such as high performing buildings and
integrated design, as well as participate in technical tours;
attend ASHRAE Learning Institute courses; earn professional
credits; and obtain ASHRAE certifications.
Together, the ASHRAE Conference and the AHR
Expo combine to create the ideal atmosphere for those interested
in advancing the building industry, to network, inspect the
latest technology and learn about the newest practices for the
As a long-time ASHRAE Member, I assure you
that you’ll want to experience first-hand this dynamic event.
If you are a first-time Conference attendee, you are eligible
for special rates of $540 by Dec. 31 and then $675 beginning
New York City is a unique location with an
iconic skyline and diverse opportunities to explore culture,
food and entertainment. ASHRAE’s Welcome Party, held Saturday,
Jan. 18, takes us to Rockefeller Center in the heart of
Manhattan. A short walk from the Conference Hotel, you can
experience one of New York’s unique venues during the winter
season. The host committee has also selected technical tours of
sites distinctive only to New York and can direct you to
countless sightseeing opportunities as well. Visit
www.ashrae.org/newyork for times and applicable fees.
The networking and opportunities to learn
current industry practices that you can take back to your
employer are tremendous! If you are able to attend, please drop
me a note so I can make sure you get the updates about our
regional dinner. It would be great if at least one person from
your chapter would attend and then report on their experiences
at a chapter meeting.
You can find complete conference information at www.ashrae.org/newyork. I hope to see you there.
Jeff Gatlin, PE
Director and Regional Chair, Region VII
In Care Of:
Thompson Engineers, Inc.
97 Tillman St., Memphis, TN 38111
662-403-8366 Mississippi Line