November 2019 Chapter Meeting

November 13, 2019
11:45 AM MST to 1:00 PM MST
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U of I Water Center Building
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702

Location: University of Idaho – Boise  (CLASSROOM 156)

322 E. Front St Boise, ID 83702

(The U of I Boise is located off of Front Street near Broadway. Parking is available underneath the building or in the adjacent parking garage. The first hour of parking is free, each subsequent hour is $1)


Speaker: Damon Woods, Ph.D., P.E,

Dr. Woods is an assistant professor at University of Idaho. His current research focus is on the integration of surface temperatures into building energy management systems. In the office, he spends his time working on energy models and estimating savings from energy upgrades; out of the office he is usually fly fishing or gardening. Dr. Woods earned his B.S. from Montana State University, his M.S. from Boise State University and his Ph.D. from the University of Idaho.



Human comfort is more than just a number on a thermostat. ASHRAE’s thermal comfort standard (Standard 55 – 2017) includes many factors that affect occupant satisfaction including air velocity, clothing levels, and outdoor conditions. This presentation will cover how to size systems to meet ASHRAE 55, how to commission a building’s comfort level for LEED points, and how to estimate the financial implications of enhancing occupant comfort.


$0.00 Member Ticket

$15.00 Guest Ticket

$0.00 Student Ticket