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    2016-2017 Fort Worth
    ASHRAE Chapter Year
    Celebrate the year with us!

Letter From the President


Well, the Texas weather never disappoints in reminding us of the old adage “If you don’t like the weather today, just wait 5 minutes and it will change”. It has been a crazy winter thus far. The wind farms must be doing well with all this wind lately.  

The Day on the Hill event was very enlightening on the day to day processes of our government in Texas. I now understand why it takes so long to get things passed. But it was great working with the other 8 chapters that showed up for the event. Pictures are on our Facebook page.

I hope everyone will attend this month’s Membership Promotion Meeting. Bring a potential new member and get their lunch for free at our March 15 monthly luncheon. We will also be raffling a Yeti Cooler.  Please join us for a great meeting!


There are many wonderful upcoming events to attend -- March 15th YEA Happy Hour; April 3 Spring Golf Tournament; April 19th Joint Meeting with NTAEE at TCC South Campus Energy Building; April 27-29 is the Region VIII CRC in OKC; and, May 25th is our 2nd annual Sporting Clay Shoot at Alpine Shooting Range.



Patty Parrish, President
ASHRAE Fort Worth



Chapter Officers

Our chapter officers this year are as follows:

  • President – Patty Parrish
  • President-Elect – Van Cashen
  • Secretary – Saul Martinez
  • Treasurer – Allen Grammer
  • RP Chairman – Clif Upham

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

TCC South Campus, Fort Worth

Join us for the next Chapter meeting on Wednesday, April 19, 2017,11:30-1:00pm. This will be a joint meeting with NTAEE with an optional tour of the TCC Energy Technology Center. Our speaker will be Chris Bellshaw of Daikin speaking on VRF New and Future Trends. For more details and to RSVP...

Spring Golf Tournament

Tierra Verde, Arlington

Mark your calendars for our annual Spring Golf Tournament benefitting Research Promotion on Monday, April 3 at Tierre Verde in Arlington. For more details and to register.

Region VIII CRC 2017

Oklahoma City, OK

The Region VIII Chapter Regional Conference will be held in Oklahoma City, April 27-29, 2017. Check out their website for more details.

Sporting Clay Shoot

Fort Worth, Texas

Come "Pull for Research Promotion" - Join us for our 2nd Annual Sporting Clay Shoot on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Alpine Shooting Range. For more details and 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 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--


  • 817.791.3227

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