Global Climate Change
ASHRAE Technical Committee 2.5

Meetings Information

Long Beach Meeting, June, 2017

TC 2.5 is sponsoring/cosponsoring these technical sessions at the Long Beach meeting:

Tuesday, June 27, 8:00 - 9:30 AM
SEMINAR 33  

Flooding – Super-storm Sandy: Lessons Learned and Strategies Implemented
Chair: Scott Sherwood

When you are done with this you should be able to:

  • Better prepare for pending extreme weather events including knowledge of emergency measures requires for safe and efficient operation of buildings.
  • Recognize the design issues with building envelope and HVAC&R related system that occurred during super-storm Sandy and are likely in other extreme weather events
  • Detail necessary design/code changes including motivation and circumstances for enacting them in several municipalities.
  • Explain basic climate change nomenclature, issues regarding refrigerants, list the pioneers of climate science, and explain basic points of the Paris Climate Agreement.

Attend a Committee Meeting

ALL ASHRAE committee meetings, including this TC’s meetings at the Winter and Annual Society conferences, are open to the public at no cost nor is conference registration required. Interested visitors, local chapter members, and potential new TC members are always welcome. However to attend technical program sessions sponsored by the TC will require registration and payment of any applicable fee.

Participation in an ASHRAE TC provides the opportunity to grow professionally and to contribute to the advancement of HVAC&R within an international organization recognized for shaping the future of the built environment through research, standards writing, publishing, and education.