ASHRAE Boston November Meeting

  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017
  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Metro Meeting Center - 101 Federal Street, 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02110


  • ASHRAE Boston Chapter member registering to attend the Main Meeting
  • Non-member of ASHRAE Boston Chapter registering to attend the Main Meeting

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ASHRAE Boston November Meeting

Transforming an Existing Building into a High-Performing Facility

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Metro Meeting Center
101 Federal St, 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02110

Meal Menu:

Sautéed Italian Sausages and Peppers / Ziti with Chicken & Borccoli

Mixed Vegetables

Metro Café Caesar Salad

Brownies & Bars & Mousse

Meeting Timeline:

5:30 - 6:45PM    Registration/Social Hour (Sponsored Beer & Wine Reception)/Buffet Dinner

6:45 - 8:00PM    Main Program, Dessert & Coffee (Approved for 1 PDH)

Meeting Location:

Metro Meeting Center, 101 Federal St, 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02110


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

ASHRAE Promotions:

Student Activities/YEA

Additional Information:

·         RSVP by 12:00pm (noon) Friday, November 3rd, 2017.

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

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

·         There will be no Technical Session at this event.


ASHRAE Boston Members: $50                  

Non-ASHRAE Boston Members: $60

Main Program Description:

Transforming an Existing Building into a High-Performing Facility

Most buildings, new or old, do not perform anywhere near their most efficient potential. HVAC systems deteriorate with time. Find out what to look for relative to improving the efficiency of the HVAC and lighting systems in a building, learn how to do it at minimum cost by taking advantage of incentives and rebates, and learn how to keep it performing at its potential to save your owner operating and utility costs.



Jim Newman is Owner and Managing Partner of Newman Consulting Group, an EPA Energy Star® and Rebuild Michigan® Partner.

He is a Certified Energy Manager, a LEED Accredited Professional, an ASHRAE Operations and Performance Management Professional, a Building Energy Assessment Professional and a Fellow of the Engineering Society of Detroit (ESD).

Jim is active in many professional organizations, a member of BOMA International’s Committee on Energy and the Environment, Chair of the Detroit BOMA chapter’s Committee on Sustainability, and a trainer for the BOMI course on High-Performing Sustainable Building Practices and investments. He is a Fellow of the Engineering Society of Detroit, where he is a member of the Construction and Design Committee.

Jim was a member of ASHRAE's 2008 Energy Position Committee, Vice-Chair of the Technical Committee (TC) on Industrial Air Conditioning, and is a corresponding member of ASHRAE TC 5.5, Air-to-Air Energy Recovery, and TC 7.3, Operation and Maintenance Management.  He is an ASHRAE-certified trainer for Energy Standard 90.1 and was one of 16 energy auditors throughout the U.S. chosen in 2010 to beta test ASHRAE’s Building Energy Quotient (bEQ) Program that measures, verifies and certifies energy used by commercial buildings. He was awarded ASHRAE’S Distinguished Service Award in 2012, and again in 2013.

Jim speaks about Green and Sustainable topics on radio and TV, and gives seminars world-wide to both technical and non-technical organizations on these and other topics related to the construction industry. He has received numerous awards and has been published in many magazines and technical journals. His latest book, co-authored with two attorneys, Current Critical Issues in Environmental Law: Green Buildings and Sustainable Development was published by Lexis Nexis in 2008.

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