Practical Guidance for Managing Humidity, Ventilation and Energy in Hot & Humid Climates

  • Wednesday, May 20, 2015
  • 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Trane; 2301 Lucien Way, Ste. 430, Maitland, FL 32751
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Sooner or later, HVAC designers and building owners come up against the problems of balancing equipment costs and energy expense with the need for humidity control, ventilation, comfort and moisture management.

This seminar summarizes the experience of the worldwide community of designers, contractors, operators and building forensic investigators as collected in the ASHRAE Guide for Buildings in Hot & Humid Climates.

Topics to be covered:  

  • Emerging issues in ventilation, comfort and indoor air quality
  • Real-life case studies of troubleshooting humidity and moisture control
  • Five-step design process to control humidity
  • Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems (DOAS) components
  • Tips for designing and operating DOAS systems

About the Instructor:

Lew Harriman is Director of Research at Mason-Grant Consulting in Portsmouth, NH. He has spent 38 years researching and solving problems related to humidity and moisture in buildings and industrial processes. He is an ASHRAE Fellow and Distinguished Lecturer. Lew was the lead author and project manager for the ASHRAE Humidity Control Design Guide, and also for the ASHRAE Guide for Buildings in Hot & Humid Climates. He currently serves as Vice Chair of ASHRAE Technical Committee 1.12 (Moisture Management in Buildings), and also as Chair of the Document Revision Committee for the ASHRAE Position Document titled: Limiting Indoor Mold and Dampness in Buildings.

Please plan to join us for breakfast at 7:30am

Presentation will begin at 8:00am

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