The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-ConditioningEngineers, Inc. (ASHRAE) recently selected James L. Newman, CEM, LEED AP, OPMP, FESD as a Distinguished Lecturer. The ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer program provides ASHRAE chapters, student branches, and other organizations with lecturers equipped to speak on relevant subjects of interest of ASHRAE members and guests. This is a prestigious honor to those selected, and a way to give back to the construction and engineering community.
Jim is a trainer for ASHRAE Energy Standard 90.1, the basis of energy use in the building codes, and has trained hundreds of architects, engineers, code officials, and contractors on the use of the Standard. He was a member of the committee that developed ASHRAE’s Energy Policy Document for 2008. He is
also a Provisional Energy Auditor for the pilot program of the new ASHRAE Building Energy Quotient, a labeling program that is intended to grade new and existing commercial buildings on both design energy use and actual energy performance, similar to what is being done in the European Union.
Mr. Newman has been a staunch supporter of initiatives designed to save energy and protect the environment for over 40 years. His expertise is sought on Green and Sustainable projects throughout the U.S. and internationally.
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