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    2017-2018 Fort Worth
    ASHRAE Chapter Year
    Celebrate the year with us!

Letter From the President

Hello Everyone!


For those of you that don’t know, my name is Van Cashen and I am the new president of the Fort Worth Chapter of ASHRAE for the 2017-2018 year.

This year we are going to try and expand our topics at the luncheon meetings, as well change up they ways in which they are presented. These changes will hopefully make the luncheons more beneficial for our membership. We are also going to plan several more events throughout the year to give more people an opportunity to get involved.

Committee chairs are forming their committees right now, so if you would like to get involved in the leadership of ASHRAE without having the full responsibility of a chair position, a committee is a great place to start. Reach out to me and I can get you in contact with the correct person.

Our next meeting is Wednesday, September 20, at the Petroleum club, I hope to see everyone there. I’m looking forward to serving as President this year, and having a great year in ASHRAE.



Van Cashen, President
ASHRAE Fort Worth




Chapter Officers

Our chapter officers this year are as follows:

  • President – Van Cashen
  • President-Elect – Saul Martinez
  • Secretary – Allen Grammer
  • Treasurer – Scott West
  • RP Chairperson – Patty Parrish

ASHRAE Activities

We’ve gotten a good head start planning some early ASHRAE activities. This fall we plan to meet in conjunction with the NTAEE Chapter at TCU Amon Carter Stadium, in addition we will enjoy a Refrigeration Tour at a local brewery. Watch for upcoming golf tournaments benefitting Research Promotion.

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

Next Chapter Meeting

Petroleum Club, Fort Worth

Join us for the next Chapter meeting on Wednesday, September 20, 11:30-1:00pm at the Petroleum Club in Fort Worth. Our speaker will be Steve Piccolo, National Sales Manager for Specified Air Solution's DOAS brands. Topic will be "The Changing Paradigm of DOAS." For more details...

Past President's Night

Top Golf, Fort Worth

A great time was had by all at the Past President's Event at the new Top Golf in Fort Worth. We honored our past presidents and welcomed in our new officers.

State Energy Conservation Office Workshops


The Texas State Energy Conservation Office is hosting workshops in Houston, San Antonio, and Austin on how to comply with ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2013. For more details.

Annual Fall Golf Tournament

Texas Star Golf Course

Join us for our annual Fall Golf Tournament benefitting Research promotion on Wednesday, October 25 at Texas Star in Euless. For details and to register...

Featured Items

Photo Gallery

Check out some of the photos of what's going on in our Chapter and recent fun events!


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 Spring 2017...watch for more details.

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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--


  • 817.735.7526

  • Fort Worth ASHRAE
    PO Box 344
    Fort Worth, TX 76101