Monthly Meetings

November 15th – Monthly Meeting

Meeting: Noon – 1:00 PM

Location: at TLC Engineering Solutions – 7210 Kyle Court, Sarasota, FL 34240

Topic:

Based on the July 2020 ASHRAE Journal article on the topic, this presentation addresses the current state and future of environmental control systems in space, design considerations for deep space and certain planetary and asteroid bodies, and next steps for the HVAC&R industry to pursue.

Speaker: John Constantinide, PE, MS CEM, LEED AP BD+C

John Constantinide is a Florida-licensed mechanical engineer, with experience on energy management, design, and design-build projects for the U.S. Eastern Range supporting the space mission. He also has extensive experience on design and design-build projects of industrial, institutional, and commercial facilities for government, aviation, and health care entities. John is also a Certified Energy Manager, Certified Fire Protection Specialist, and LEED AP with a BD+C specialization. In ASHRAE, he is currently serving as Chair of the Building EQ Committee, Vice Chair of TC 5.2 Duct Design, and Handbook Subcommittee Chair for TC 7.6 Building Energy Performance.

Space and planetary exploration becomes the next medium for business opportunities, advancements in technologies and planetary and deep space exploration. With regulations relating to space launch and travel established and continually being reviewed in numerous countries, ASHRAE has an opportunity to propose standards, guidelines and codes relating to the indoor environment of extraterrestrial transport, waypoint stations and buildings.

The cost option for lunch is $20.00