UO ASHRAE "Ducts" Branch

April 7, 2015
by devins

April 15 – Lunch and Learn, H-2-0 Edition!


Join ASHRAE for our first meeting of the term (excluding a guest appearance this Saturday at HOPES… come see us work some magic between some stellar HOPES events).

We’ve got room 206 booked for WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15th at noon.  Come get your pizza on and let’s talk about something big: Water, change, and the building industry.  We’ll also be discussing our upcoming events, including preparations for the coming year.  Looking to get involved?  Get started this term!


February 24, 2015
by devins

March 3rd – Tour LCC’s Downtown Campus With Roger Ebbage and UO ASHRAE!

LCC Downtown Tour 2015 Poster-01

On Tuesday, March 3rd at 4:00pm join the UO ASHRAE crew for a tour of Lane Community College’s downtown campus (101 West 10th Avenue, Eugene- across from the Eugene Public Library)!

If you haven’t set foot in this building you might not know that it showcases several sustainable design strategies, and looks pretty good doing it.  That’s why we’ve got Roger Ebbage, Director of Energy and Water Education Programs at the Northwest Water and Energy Education Institute to show us around the place.  It’ll be a good time, and a great chance to see some systems you might not otherwise.

Sign-up list is outside the door of Pacific 100 (Alison Kwok’s office), so head on down there, then head on out on March 3rd to explore LCC Downtown with us!

LCC Downtown Tour 2015 Poster

January 31, 2015
by akwok@uoregon.edu

LEED GA Workshop, February 21 9:00 – 5:00p LA 206

Taught by David Posada, GBD Architects.  Prepare for the LEED Green Associate and LEED AP exam, receive study materials and experience, gain insight into LEED in practice and IDP.

Eugene: envelopes and sign up at 100 Pacific Hall, next to door. Payment secures space

If you are interested, have questions, or would like to arrange payment, contact Luis Erazo <lerazo@uoregon.edu> or Will Brechter <brechter@uoregon.edu>.  Cost: $50 for ASHRAE student members; $75 for non-ASHRAE members (become a member? $20; and save $5!).  Limited to 32 participants.  Sponsored by the UO ASHRAE Student Branch:  http://uoashrae.uoregon.edu.

January 31, 2015
by akwok@uoregon.edu

ASHRAE Lunch and Learn Wed. February 4, LA 206

  • Pizza!
  • Video Presentation of research (David, Kiana, John, Amanda)
  • Short sharing of experience with photos (David, Kiana, John, Amanda, Tyler, Kyle, Haley, Alison)
  • News and upcoming events:
    ASHRAE Trivia Night in Portland, Feb. 12
    LEED GA Workshop, Feb. 21

January 7, 2015
by akwok@uoregon.edu

ASHRAE Lunch and Learn: noon January 8, LA 286

Bill Bahnfleth, past president of ASHRAE Society, professor Penn State University, and Director of the Indoor Environment Center, champion of net zero projects will discuss ASHRAE activities.  We will also show a short/draft video of “Campus Unplugged” developed by John Loest, Amanda Daniels, David Jones, Kiana Motahari, and Luke Larsen, which they will show at the ASHRAE meeting in Chicago on January 25, 2015.

November 21, 2014
by devins


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Friday //  November 21  //  Noon  // Lawrence 279

Where we’ll eat pizza and learn about Apollo 13, the ISS, and:

NASA Tech for Earthly Structures-
What NASA designed for space might have applications for energy efficiency, indoor environmental quality and other aspects of the building industry on Earth.  They have an entire database of technologies that they’ve helped develop in partnership with civilian groups that impact life and research here on earth, with plenty of advancements that have contributed (or have yet to contribute!) to the HVAC/ Homebuilding/Green Building industries.  Check them out here: http://spinoff.nasa.gov/spinoff/database/

Click below for a sampling of cool building and HVAC tech innovations to come out of NASA research:


Go Ducts!  In Space!

November 4, 2014
by akwok@uoregon.edu

Tour: Ninkasi Brewery, November 6 @ 6:00p

Tour Ninkasi’s Whiteaker Brewery and find out how beer is made!  272 Van Buren St, Eugene 97402.  Limited space. Sign up on the list outside 100 Pacific Hall to reserve your spot, then meet on site at 272 Van Buren Street. Tour begins promptly at 6 pm.


October 8, 2014
by akwok@uoregon.edu

October 2014 Meeting!

Please join us at noon, October 8 in LA279.  Learn about  branch activities, meet the officers, hear about upcoming activities. What is ASHRAE? The American Society for Heating Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers! Th first student branch in the state of Oregon! Stay tuned for upcoming tours . . .