Hello Fellow ASHRAE Northeast Members,

Happy New Year. I wish everyone got a nice break and have a happy holiday… It was nice to take a break and enjoy some time with family. 

There are two important events which are coming in February. The first one is ASHRAE Winter Conference (February 9-11, 2021). The 2021 ASHRAE Virtual Winter Conference will take place in a convenient, online format. Attendees can join live discussions with top experts, learn the latest updates relating to COVID-19, and have access to 90+ technical sessions for 18 months. Group rates are available, and members register for just $249.



The second event is The Capital District’s 41th Anniversary Celebration Of National Engineers Week In The Capital District (February 11-12, 2021). The Capital District E-Week’s focus is to promote the Engineering Profession.  The purpose of this event is to raise public awareness of engineers’ positive contributions to the quality of life, promote the importance of technical education including a high level of math, science, and technology literacy among parents, teachers, and students, and motivate youth to pursue engineering and related careers to provide a diverse and vigorous engineering workforce.



Update about our chapter, we are currently in the process of updating our website. We have contracted with a web development company to update our website to be more user friendly. Thanks To Todd Turcotte (Chapter Webmaster) for his effort with the website development company.


As always, we are looking for volunteers to join our board. We have a few positions and chairs that we are looking for our members to help with. 

- Refrigeration Committee

- Young Engineer Committee

- Research Promotion committee

- Award & Honor Committee

- Program committee

If you are interested to join any of these committees or you want to get more information about them, please email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

I wish you all to stay safe.


Ramy Girgis, PE

President 2020-2021 ASHRAE Northeast Chapter

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