ASHRAE January Meeting - " Why does it take so long with so much effort to get the control system working to your satisfaction"

  • Tuesday, January 08, 2019
  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Embassy Suites - 550 Winter Street, Waltham, MA 02451


  • ASHRAE Boston Chapter member registering to attend.
  • Non-member of ASHRAE Boston Chapter registering to attend

Registration is closed


Tuesday January 8th, 2019

Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center
550 Winter Street
Waltham, MA 02451

Meal Menu:

Baby Field Greens Salad/Cherry Tomato, English cucumber, Vegetable Vermicelli Balsamic Vinaigrette

Stuffed Breast of Chicken; Spinach, Boursin Cream Sauce, Roasted Fingerling Potatoes Chef's Selection of Sauteed Seasonal Vegetables. 

Red Velvet Cake

Meeting Timeline:

5:30 - 6:30PM    Networking

5:30 - 6:15PM   Tech Session

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

7:00 - 8:00PM    Main Presentation : Bill Gnerre

Meeting Location: Embassy Suite Hotel, 550 Winter St, Waltham, MA 02451

Parking: free

Additional Information:

·         RSVP by 12:00pm (noon) Monday, January 7th, 2019.

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

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


ASHRAE Boston Members: $50                  

Non-ASHRAE Boston Members: $60

Past Presidents: Free

Tech Session Presentation Description:  

Tech Session will be presented by our Historian chair Eric Edman. This Tech session presentation will  be  a little history of ASHRAE, and where we began. As well as recognizing our 3 Hall of Fame nominees in ASHRAE for this year and Past Presidents night.   

Main Meeting Presentation Description:  

The main meeting presentation will be presented by Bill Gnerre. Bill will be discussing " Why does it take so long with so much effort to get your control system running to your satisfaction". The Course Activity Objective are listed below. 

1.    To suggest improvements design engineers can add to their deliverables and service that will result in better run buildings

2.    To educate design engineers to owner’s perspective of automation delivery

3.    To provide design engineer’s insights to owner’s purchasing process that limits owner’s ability to acquire efficient automation

4.    To elevate the importance of Sequences of Operations to the delivery of automation

5.    To demonstrate that operating state diagrams are valuable to communicate design intent.

6.    To demonstrate the financial impact or inefficient building automation on long term operating cost


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