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    2014-2015 Fort Worth
    ASHRAE Chapter Year
    Celebrate the year with us!

Letter From the President

Our February meeting will again be hosted at the friendly confines of the Fort Worth Petroleum Club.  Our presentation will focus on the technology of variable volume diffusers and their applications.  Our January meeting was very well attended as the topic was applicable to everyone in our industry.  I would like to thank Mack Wallace for taking the time to present on the updates to ASHRAE 90.1.  The presentation was well received and the feedback was excellent.   


Recently, members of our chapter presented to the newly organized TCU student chapter on “HVAC Engineering at a Glance”.  There were nearly 30 students in attendance.  Look for the invite for this month’s meeting to be sent in the upcoming days, and please RSVP.  Also, ASHRAE CRC will be hosted in Fort Worth this year.  It is right around the corner.  Our CRC committee is doing a great job planning an exciting event. Look for online registration soon, and please join us.  I’d like our attendance to be high this year considering it’s in our own backyard.  Also, many volunteer opportunities exist if you would be interested in getting involved.  Thanks for your participation and I look forward to seeing you at the meeting.




Chapter Officers

Our chapter officers this year are as follows:

  • President – Jay Sullivan
  • President-Elect – Clif Upham
  • Secretary – Connie Staudt
  • Patty Parrish – Treasurer
  • RP Chairman – Tony Finch

ASHRAE Activities

We’ve gotten a good head start planning some early ASHRAE activities. In August we met in conjunction with the NTAEE Chapter at TCU Amon Carter Stadium. Septem ber meeting was held at the University of Texas at Arlington. In October we will meet again at the Petroleum Club downtown, and in November we will be planning a Refrigeration Tour at a local brewery. Watch for upcoming golf tournaments benefitting Research Promotion and for the upcoming CRC (Chapter Regional Convention) that will be held in our city in April 2015. Sign up sheets can be found on our website.

Get Involved

This year, we are trying to schedule events that will allow the membership to get more out of being a member of the Fort Worth Chapter than a PDH for attendance at a lunch meeting. We will be hosting happy hours after the meetings every month and sponsorship opportunities will be available. We are also trying to expand the involvement outside of the core group of people who have volunteered their time over the past few years. Let us know if you are interesting in volunteering for a position in the Chapter.

Upcoming Events

March Chapter Meeting

Petroleum Club / Fort Worth

Join us at our next Chapter meeting on March 18. Bruce Barrett will be speaking on Dedicated Heat Recovery Chiller Applications. Learn more and RSVP...

CRC 2015

April 23-25, 2015

Come experience the city of Cowboys and Culture! The 2015 CRC will be held in beautiful downtown Fort Worth. Registration is now open!

Young Engineers in ASHRAE

Fort Worth, Texas

YEA members join us for Happy Hour on Wednesday, March 18 at 5:30pm. Location TBD...watch for more details.

2015 Spring Golf Classic

Sky Creek Ranch Golf Club, Keller, Texas

Enjoy a round of golf and support ASHRAE Research Promotion! Monday, March 30, 1:00 pm, 4-person shotgun start. To register...

Featured Items

Become A Member

ASHRAE membership is open to any person associated with building systems, particularly HVAC&R and sustainability.

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Student Activities

There are many benefits in becoming a Student Member--design competitions, scholarships, membership discounts, and many resources.

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Research Promotion

ASHRAE research impacts the industry by improving the way HVAC&R systems work, how they are applied and allow development of technical informaton to create standards and guidelines.

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Join us for an upcoming Happy Hour/refrigeration tour at a local Fort Worth brewery in April - Panther Island Brewery.

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Contact Us

We'd love to hear from you! If you have any questions or suggestions on topics for upcoming meetings or events, please let us know!

Here's how to get in touch with us--


  • 817.805.0020

  • ASHRAE Fort Worth
    6654 S Main Street
    Fort Worth, TX 76244