Code Interpretation Q&A – International Mechanical Code 2012

~ Jordan Landis

Upcoming Meeting

Next BOG Meeting

Topic: Code Interpretation Q&A – International Mechanical Code (IMC) 2012

Speaker: Jordan Landis

Wednesday, October 01, 2014, 11:30 am

Chattanooga Choo Choo, 1400 Market St. Chattanooga, TN

Ballroom behind the Choo Choo

Cost: $15 if you’re not on the meal plan
$5 for ASHRAE student members
(now accepting credit cards via smart phone app or online via PayPal)

Please email or call Tricia King with reservations at Patricia King or 423-598-8022

Code Inspector,

Department of Gas & Mechanical

For more information see our Newsletter.

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Board of Governors Meeting for

Tennessee Valley Chapter of ASHRAE

at The Terrace Grille

Chattanooga Marriott at the Convention Center

Two Carter Plaza, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37402 USA

Papers Sought for International Conference on Energy and Environment in Ships

Aug 11, 2014

Contact : Jodi Scott

Public Relations


ATLANTA – Papers are being sought for a conference on ships and on land facilities that focuses on the state of the art and challenges related to environment, HVAC, energy security and health and safety among other topics.

Organized by ASHRAE, the Hellenic Navy, the Technical Chamber of Greece and the ASHRAE Hellenic Chapter, the International Conference on Energy and Environment in Ships takes place May 22-24, 2015, in Athens, Greece.

Abstracts (400 words in length) are due Oct. 13, 2014. If accepted, papers are due Jan. 26, 2015. Submittal information can be found at .

The Conference presents a comprehensive overview of the areas relevant to military and commercial ships.

The conference seeks to bring together the various professions in the shipping industry, operators, managers and technical personnel, according to Dimitris Charalambopoulos, conference chair.

“This conference will be the first of its kind to draw up the strong links to the Hellenic Navy, the shipping and the engineering community,” he said. “Attendees can expect to see current practices, new approaches, methodologies, technologies and identify areas of improvement.”

Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Environmental Management
    • Working and living spaces in buildings and ships. IAQ, HVAC, smoke management, filtration, lighting Insulation, vibration and human comfort
    • Cargo spaces. HVAC, refrigeration, lighting, insulation and vibration
    • Harbor. Port reception facilities, pollution and noise pollution
    • Fuel storage tanks
    • Management of hazardous materials
    • Waste management and disposal
    • Social and Financial Impact
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
    • Environmental footprint
    • Renewable energy sources
    • Slow steaming
    • Net zero energy and water use
  • Energy Security and Power Safety
    • Crisis management
  • Sustainability and Recycling
    • Working fluids
    • Low temperature heat utilization
    • Advanced paints
    • Alternative fuels
  • Commissioning, Retro-commissioning, Operations and Maintenance
  • Health and Safety
  • Standards and Legislation
  • Knowledge Gathering, Diffusion, Training and Education

ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is a global society advancing human well-being through sustainable technology for the built environment. The Society and its more than 50,000 members worldwide focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, refrigeration and sustainability. Through research, standards writing, publishing, certification and continuing education, ASHRAE shapes tomorrow’s built environment today. More information can be found at .