All members that are planning to attend the upcoming CRC are encouraged to book their rooms by THIS FRIDAY, MARCH 23rd. The CRC will coincide with San Antonio’s Fiesta week. It will be very difficult to find alternate hotel rooms in the downtown area near the CRC. CONFERENCE HOTEL Marriott Plaza Hotel, 555 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205 Rate: 185.00 USD per night Group Booking Link: Book your group rate for ASHRAE Region VIII CRC Apr2018 Direct Reservation Line: 888-23
History: Chartered in 1939. Rich history of supporting Society and Region including 4 Society presidents, 6 Region DRCs and innumerable Society and Region officers. Recent Awards: 2016-17 Bobbie J. Vermillion Pinnacle – largest Society RP contribution, 2015-16 & 2014-15 William J Collins RP Award. Noted People: Houston Chapter members hold the following Region positions: Jon Symko DRC, Alan Neely RVC-MP, Mike Donovan RVC-RP, Hugh McMillan – Golden Gavel, Keith Reihl – Treasu
I want to share the sad news of Margaret Harrison’s passing last evening after a long battle with cancer. Margaret Harrison is the wife of Region VIII member and 2008-2009 Society President Bill Harrison. Harrison Energy Partners has always been a family business, and Margaret was the quintessential “mother” to everyone here. She always made people feel like a part of the family. Whether she was hosting in the early days a Christmas party in her home, a lake party gathering
Senior Moments We are at the half way mark for this ASHRAE year and it certainly has been a very eventful one. Again, I want to thank everyone who has volunteered their time to create a better ASHRAE either for your chapter, your region or for society. If you aren’t active, please become an active participant. We can only get better if everyone who is a member, associate member or student member volunteers their time and resources to making our organization more meaningful
The technical session at the 2018 CRC is star-studded with three ASHRAE distinguished lecturers. Attendees will have the opportunity to attend all three sessions: Integrated Renewable Energy Systems into Buildings | ASHRAE President-Elect Sheila Hayter Standard 90.1 - Past, Present, and Future | ASHRAE Past President Ron Jarnagin The State of Women in Engineering | ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer Pam Duffy For more information on CRC and to register, click here.