No monthly meeting for February!!  Please make plans to attend the ECOB Banquet instead.  Contact our chapter President, John Hix ( for tickets if you are interested in attending.

Birmingham ASHRAE Monthly Meeting

When: Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 11:30 a.m.
WhereVestavia Hills Library, Community Room,
             1221 Montgomery Hwy, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216

Speaker: Ralph Kittler, P.E., click here for bio

Topic: Natatorium Design and Dehumidification

Summary: These facilities are notoriously complex to design and can be expensive to operate. The presentation covers the many critical system design aspects of a Natatorium which include the fundamentals of psychrometrics, dew point, humidity/condensation control, moisture load calculation, IAQ & air distribution, ventilation requirements, water chemistry and how to optimize your operating conditions to minimize operating costs.

Upcoming Monthly Meetings/Special Events
February 19, 2019 - ECOB Banquet
March 27, 2019 - Natatorium Design & Dehumidification
April 24, 2019 - President-Elect Presentation 
May 9, 2019 - ASHRAE Birmingham Golf Tournament
May 29, 2019 - TBD

The Birmingham Chapter recently established a scholarship to support students in the new Auburn branch of ASHRAE.  Click here for more information.

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