[AshraeLondon] ASHRAE London - Wed April 13 - Meeting Reminder

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ASHRAE London Meeting Reminder
Wed April 13/2011     Special Event
Please visit the web site for full newsletter:   http://LondonCanada.AshraeChapters.org

Topic :

Green Building Design and Assessment

Dr. Sam C. M. Hui, Ph.D., CEng, CEM
Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Hong Kong


Best Western / Lamplighter Inn
591 Wellington Rd., London

5:15pm Social         6:00pm-Dinner
7:15pm - Program

$35.00 for London Chapter dues paid members
     or $175.00 for meal plan
$10.00 for Students with valid student card
$45.00 for others


April Meeting Info

Dr. Sam C. M. Hui, Ph.D., CEng, CEM
Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

        Dr. Sam C. M. Hui is a Teaching Consultant and an Honorary Assistant Professor of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Hong Kong.  He has a strong technical background in the study of energy efficiency in buildings and is active in promoting sustainable building technology.  He has good experience in practical building services design and has carried out teaching, research and consultancy studies on building energy efficiency, renewable energy and sustainable architecture.  He has published more than 60 technical articles in academic/professional journals and conferences and has acted as a visiting fellow to research institutes in Japan, Germany and USA.  He has been invited to present research papers at different institutions, forums and conferences in Hong Kong, Mainland China and overseas. He has also acted as a Technical Expert in building energy code and green building assessment projects in Hong Kong, Mainland China and Thailand.  He was the President of the ASHRAE Hong Kong Chapter in 2006-2007 and has been serving the ASHRAE Region XIII since 1999.
        Dr. Hui received a Higher Diploma and a B.Eng. (Hons.) degree in Building Services Engineering from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 1987 and 1990, respectively.  He also obtained a Ph.D. Degree in Building Engineering from City University of Hong Kong in 1996.  He is a Chartered Engineer, a Certified Energy Manager and a Corporate Member of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers, the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (Building Services Discipline), the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers, Inc. and the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America. He is a Life Member of the Association of Energy Engineers and an Associate Member of the American Institute of Architects.

Green Building Design and Assessment

        Promoting green buildings is essential for achieving sustainable development and good building performance. This presentation explains the important design considerations of green buildings and the key green building assessment methods in the world including LEED, BREAM, CASBEE and HK-BEAM.  The basic principles and design strategies of green buildings are described.  The philosophy and process of green building assessment are explained.  By studying the concepts of green buildings from both engineering and architectural perspectives, it is possible to develop sound knowledge and understanding for practical design and evaluation.


Other Upcoming Meetings and Events

April 21/2011: ASHRAE Webcast  (www.ashrae.org)
        Ground Source Heat Pump Systems
        ? Putting the Earth to Work for You 

Location:  *** FIREROCK ***     www.firerockgolf.com
        10345 Oxbow Dr., Komoka
Golf Registration: 10:00 - 11:00am
BBQ Lunch: 11:00 - 12:00noon
Golf Start: 12:10pm   Shotgun Start / Scramble Format / Best Ball
Cost: $150.00 .... Golf, BBQ Lunch and Dinner per person  /  $600.00 per foursome
        $  45.00 .... Dinner Only
tournament format, registration, silent auction, or sponsorship, please contact:
        Jamie Kruspel, Chapter Treasurer, Golf Tournament Chair
         519-200-2197     email:  jamie.kruspel@xxxxxx

Wed June 15/2011 - ASHRAE Hamilton Golf Tournament
Legends On The Niagara, In Niagara Falls
Cost is $150/person (includes Golf, Cart, Supper, Prize)
contact:  David Rasmussen  email:  tigerdave60@xxxxxxxx

June 25-29/2011 - ASHRAE 2011 Annual Conference, Montreal Quebec Canada (www.ashrae.org)
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