March 6 - Boston ASHRAE Meeting - The European Approach to Decrease Energy Use in Buildings

  • 6 March 2018
  • Start time : 05:30 PM
  • End time : 08:00 PM
  • Event Host : ASHREA
  • Event Location : Metro Meeting Center 101 Federal St, 4th Floor, Boston, MA, 02110, United States
Event Description

From the beginning of 2006 all new European buildings (residential, commercial, industrial etc.) must have an energy declaration based on the calculated energy performance of the building, including heating, ventilating, cooling and lighting systems. This energy declaration must refer to the primary energy or CO2 emissions. The directive also states that the energy performance calculation must take into account the indoor climate, but gives no guidelines.

The European Organization for Standardization (CEN) has prepared a series of standards to cover the requirements for the indoor environment, energy performance calculations for buildings and systems, ways of expressing energy performance, inspection of heating-cooling-ventilation systems and conversion to primary energy. This paper presents the EPBD and related standardization. It also gives the status of the on-going implementation of the directive and discusses the issues related to the indoor and outdoor environment. Further activities to decrease energy use is a directive requiring increased use of renewable energy and energy labeling of energy consuming products are further actions.

The presentation will also show examples of activities in the US to increase energy efficiency and reduce energy use in buildings with focus on ASHRAE products and projects.

Meal Menu:

Metro Cafe Tossed Salad (Hearts of romaine, cucumbers, red onion slices, tomatoes)

BBQ Shredded Pulled Pork (Rice & Red Beans, Coleslaw, Corn Bread)

Peach & Cream (Whipped Cream & Peaches on Pound Cake)

Meeting Location: Metro Meeting Center, 101 Federal Street, 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02110

Parking: Garage at Post office Square, Zero Post Office Square, Boston, MA ($9 after 4:00 PM)

Additional Information:

· RSVP by 12:00pm (noon) Friday March 2nd, 2018.

· If you would like a vegetarian meal, please check box in registration form

· Please register online whether pre-paying with credit card / PayPal.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • ASHREA
  • Agenda
    • Meeting Timeline:

      5:30 - 6:30PM Networking

      5:30 - 6:15PM Technical Session

      6:30 - 7:00PM Social/Registration/Dinner

      7:00 - 8:00PM Main Program
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Bjarne Olesen

      Is active in several ASHRAE-CEN-ISO-DIN standard committees regarding indoor environment and energy performance of buildings and HVAC systems. Has published more than 350 papers including more than 60 in peer reviewed journals.

      Jacques Luk-Cyr:
      Jacques Luk-Cyr is one of 150 consulting engineers at Maya HTT based in Montreal. He has participated in dozens of CFD analysis projects in the field of energy efficiency for consulting engineering firms. He holds a Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a Ph.D. at École Polytechnique de Montréal.
  • Logistics / Parking
    • Parking: Garage at Post office Square, Zero Post Office Square, Boston, MA ($9 after 4:00 PM)
  • Cost
    • ASHRAE Boston Members: $50

      Non-ASHRAE Boston Members: $60
  • Event type
    • Meeting

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