The end of another great year of ASHRAE meetings and events is upon us! Come, join ASHRAE’s Northeast Chapter Tuesday, May 21st at the Italian American Community Center. Our lunch meeting’s registration will begin at 11:30 am, with buffet style lunch opening @ 11:45 am, immediately followed by our presentation. This Month’s Speaker is an ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer!
This Month’s Topic: The Un-Ethical Engineer
As Presented By: Mr. Devin Abellon
- Written by Kevin Houghtaling
We are growing!! SMRT Architects and Engineers are accepting applications for Mechanical Engineers experienced in the design of HVAC, plumbing, process piping and/or fire protection in our Albany, NY office. Strong verbal and written communication skills, a team player, and the ability to lead the mechanical aspects of multiple projects simultaneously are required.
Give us a call or send us a resume, and we’ll see what current opportunities offer you the best opportunities for success. A professional license is strongly preferred, with roughly 5-10 years of relevant experience in multiple market sectors.
SMRT is a growing, fully integrated architecture/engineering firm with a rich, 130-year history. Our core values are designed excellence, resilience, integrity, and community. Our core market sectors are Healthcare, Science/Technology, Criminal Justice, Government, and Higher Education.
- Minimum of 5 years of mechanical engineering experience in technical design and detailing of commercial construction projects, ability to coordinate design documents for construction.
- Developing project management skills
- Strong communication skills, both written and spoken.
- Ability to work both independently as a team member
- Emerging business development and networking skills (desired)
- Professional Engineering License strongly preferred.
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required.
- NCEES registration a plus
- LEED Accredited Professional preferred
- Written by Ramy Girgis
We are officially accepting applications for the 2019 ASHRAE Northeast Scholarship. Our scholarship program is designed to encourage and assist in the education of students pursuing a career in HVAC&R. Applicants must be full-time students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and in a program of study that is applicable to service in the HVAC&R profession. They must attend a college within the Chapters geography or have a permanent address in the area. Applications must be postmarked by Monday, June 7th 2019, and sent to David Ricci, our Student Activities chair. Scholarships will be awarded by 6/30/2019. Full details can be found on the application itself, should you or your applicant have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Click here to download the scholarship form.
- Written by Kendra Potasiewicz
Spring has arrived! Come, join ASHRAE’s Northeast Chapter Tuesday, April 23rd at the Italian American Community Center. Our lunch meeting’s registration will begin at 11:30 am, with buffet style lunch opening @ 11:45 am, immediately followed by our presentation.
This Month’s Topic: Heat Pumps’ Role in the Transition Away from Fossil Fuels
As Presented By: Mr. John Ciovacco
If equipment utilizing fossil fuels was no longer an option, how might that change your role as an engineer, system designer, equipment manufacturer, distributor, or mechanical contractor? To achieve NYS’s energy and environmental goals, heat pumps are being written into NYS policy as the principal alternative to fossil fuel heating & hot water for buildings. The reaction to ConEd’s Natural Gas Moratorium, effective March 15, 2019, has highlighted some of the challenges involved in a transition away from fossil fuels, and towards the electrification of buildings. The NYS Department of Public Service has ordered utilities to develop programs with increased incentives for heat pumps, not only for reductions in fossil fuels but also for decreases in peak electric or peak gas demand.
- Written by Kevin Houghtaling
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