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The Big 5-0



Our 50th Anniversary will be observed this coming November, and we hope that you will save the date! Although he is stepping down as president, Bill Jacoby will continue to lead the 50th Committee, which has already been making plans for the program.

The event will be held on Thursday, November 13, 2014 at the Cherokee Country Club in Knoxville. While the details are yet to be announced, we are planning a great social time, entertainment, food, and program. Incoming Society President Tom Phoenix has been confirmed for the meeting. We will have photos, memorabilia, and a multi-media program to share with all that attend.

The 50th Committee includes Bill Jacoby (Chair), Historian Alan Hasemeyer, Nancy McBee, Tom Pace, Jeff DeLong, and Jack Hopkins. They will be working through the summer on plans. Should you have have ideas, old photos, programs, or any other items of interest, please contact any person on the committee.

We look forward to seeing you in November!

Lake Party – The Sequel

Lake Party – The Sequel

- Notice: Due to inclement weather, this event has been postponed until Saturday, June 21. All other information is accurate – See you Saturday, June 21st! – We’ve had a great ASHRAE year and we’re going to celebrate by having a year-end lake party! This will be a YEA-Sponsored event, and YEA Chair Andrew MeyersContinue Reading

Golf Tournament – May 2nd

  Our annual golf tournament will be held May 2, 2014 at the Three Ridges Golf Course in East Knox County. Tom Pace has chaired the event and we expect good turnout by the early signups. Hole sponsorships have been secured for all 18 holes, making this a great fundraiser for the chapter. For thoseContinue Reading

Chapter Roster, 2014 Edition

Yes, it is out, the 2014 Edition of our Chapter Roster. This compilation includes our chapter membership, along with listings of local consulting engineers, contractors, and equipment representatives. But wait, there is more… Our chapter history, research contracts, well, you’ll just have to read it to grasp all of its contents. Our roster is uniqueContinue Reading

YEA Sponsored Sawworks Tour

Andrew Myers, our YEA (Young Engineers in ASHRAE) Chair has set up an event open to everyone this Friday (February 28th) at 5:00pm. We will be going on a tour of Sawworks Brewing in the Old City, http://sawworksbrewing.com the tour cost is $10 and includes a pint glass, and your first pint. The event isContinue Reading

February is Membership Promotion!

Our February meeting will be Membership Promotion Month for the East Tennessee ASHRAE Chapter. For our meeting on Wednesday, the 19th, bring a guest who is “not” a current ASHRAE member. For every non-ASHRAE guest you bring, you will have your name thrown in the hat for a drawing of a $100.00 VISA card! BringContinue Reading

One Hot Item Here

Show your ASHRAE pride with an East Tennessee Chapter ASHRAE coffee mug. With our 50th Anniversary approaching quickly, these are sure to be a hot item! Cost for each mug is $10.00 each. They will make wonderful gifts to people in our industry, and they are a great way to promote membership. To order aContinue Reading

January Student Chapter Meeting

There will be a January 2014 meeting of the Student Chapter on Wednesday, January 29, 2014. The meeting will be at Dougherty Hall (Mechanical Engineering), Lecture Hall 416, at 7:00 pm. The speaker will be Tom Werkema, Society Vice-President, who will speak on the topic of “Why ASHRAE” and follow that up with a technicalContinue Reading

SNS Tour

Thanks a bunch to Andrew Meyers for organizing the SNS Facility Tour during the busy Christmas season. Nine dedicated and interested folks met at Oak Ridge National Lab to visit the overall campus as well as a detailed tour of the central energy plant. Enjoy the attached photos!