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ASHRAE Toronto - November 2014 Dinner Meeting

  • 03 Nov 2014
  • 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Spirale - 888 Don Mills Road. Toronto, ON. M3C 1V6
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  • Valid Student ID Required at the Door




November 2014 Dinner Meeting 


Date: Monday, November 3, 2014

Reception & Dinner Meeting:


5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Spirale - 888 Don Mills Road. Toronto, ON. M3C 1V6

The ASHRAE Building Energy Labeling Program


Whether voluntary or mandatory, the rating of the energy use and indoor environmental quality of buildings is a growing trend worldwide.  In 2009, ASHRAE introduced its own "Building Energy Quotient" (bEQ) labeling program for new and existing buildings and is now in the process of implementing it. It is a comprehensive and rigorous program comprising not only an energy use performance scale, but also tools and procedures for performing ratings and certifications for the qualified energy modelers and building assessors who will use them. This presentation provides an overview of the bEQ program, compares it to other building certification programs, identifies the benefits of certification, and summarize the current status of the bEQ program and plans for the future. 


         William P. Bahnfleth, PH.D., P.E.          
Department of Architectural Engineering

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA.

William Bahnfleth is Professor and Director of the Indoor Environment Center in the Department of Architectural Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) in University Park, PA, where he has been employed since 1994      

At Penn State, Dr. Bahnfleth teaches undergraduate courses in HVAC fundamentals and controls and graduate courses in chilled water systems, hot water and steam systems, and indoor air quality.  He is the author or co-author of more than 100 technical papers and 11 books and book chapters.  He consults regularly on the design of chilled water thermal energy storage systems and has been involved in more than 20 projects world-wide.

He has served ASHRAE in a variety of capacities, including Student Branch Advisor, Chapter Governor, Technical Committee and Standing Committee Chair, and as Director-at-Large, Vice President, Treasurer, and 2013-14 Society President.        

All attendees must pre-register on-line to attend.  No walk-in registrations will be permitted.  


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Feel free to contact the following members for further details:

Veronica Cabeza
ASHRAE Toronto
Chapter Technology Transfer Committee



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