Get on Board and Charge Full S.T.E.A.M Ahead wit the SOS2011: the State of Michigan on Sustainability. All S0S2011 events are being held during Engineer’s and Entrepreneur’s Week February 21-25, 2011 in Southfield Michigan. Our goal is to learn about and assess sustainability in Michigan in the areas of business and S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art/Architecture and Mathematics). Attend one of the week long activities, all in Southfield, Michigan.
ASHRAE Learning Institute courses at reduced fees with no travel costs! Earn 6 PDHs/AIA LUs or 0.6 CEUs for each all day course at greatly reduced fees.
Complying with ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-2007. 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Tuesday, 2/22/11 at Engineering Society of Detroit (ESD) Headquarters.
- The seminar is targeted at design professionals, code officials and building owners. The State of Michigan is incorporating ASHRAE Standard 90.-2007 into code in March of 2011. ASHRAE Standards 90.1-1989, 90.1-1999 and 90.1-2001 have been benchmarks for commercial building energy codes in the United States. The 2004 version of Standard 90.1 included significant changes from previous versions, such as reducing the number of climate zones from 26 to 8, refining a number of HVAC provisions, improving stringency of lighting power requirements , and adding an appendix with new, more flexible rules when using 90.1 for LEED certification. This course presents an overview of the 2004 standard, the addenda added in the 2007 version, the Standard’s requirements, and methods for compliance.
Implementing Standard 189.1-2009 for High Performance Green Buildings. 9:00 a.m.-400:00 p.m., Wednesday, 2/23/11 at Engineering Society of Detroit(ESD) Headquarters.
- This seminar is targeted at those persons involved in the design and operation of high performance buildings. Based on Standard 189.1-2009, Standard for Design of High Performance Green Buildings, this course provides the minimum requirements for the design, construction and plans for operation of high performance green buildings. The seminar presents the goals of establishing mandatory criteria in all tropical areas, providing simple compliance options and the complement of green building rating programs for Standard 189.1
Each 1 day course is offered at the following discounted fees and includes course handouts, continental breakfast, lunch and break refreshments:
Pre-registered by 1/30/11 At the Door
- Non-members: Pre-registered by 1/30/11 $250.00, At the Door $300.00
- Endorsing Sponsor Members (about 5% discount): Pre-registered by 1/30/11 $235.00, At the Door $285.00
- ASHRAE & Financial Sponsor Members (10% discount): Pre-registered by 1/30/11 $225.00, At the Door $270.00
- ASHRAE or AEI student members: Pre-registered by 1/30/11 $ 100.00, At the Door $125.00
* Note the greatly reduced course fees. If one of these courses were taken at an ASHRAE conference, each ASHRAE member would be charged a $395.00 course fee and non-member, a $485.00 course fee.
Individuals may register and prepay for both courses and receive an additional 10%.
Companies or institutions prepaying for 4 or more of their employees to attend one or both courses will receive a 10% additional discount,but only if all registered with payment at the same time.
Attendees may also purchase the associated standards and user manual at a reduced rate.
Complimentary Evening Lecture by Harry Giles. 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., Tuesday, 2/22/11, Lawrence Technological University Architecture Aud. (A-200)
- Harry Giles, University of Michigan Professor and entrepreneur with HGDesign + Technology and SITUMBRA (Ann Arbor), has led a team on a national award winning EPA P3 (People, Prosperity and the Planet) funded project and is researching the application of bio-composite and recyclable polymer facades in buildings. He is also the principal investigator on a PATH/NSF funded research project with a team of interdisciplinary university faculty and industry collaborators, researching technological innovations in a industrially manufactured prefabricated system for low energy, medium rise affordable housing. Reservations not required.
ESD Affiliated Council’s Gold Awards Banquet. 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Dinner and Awards, Thursday, 2/23/11, Shriner’s Silver Garden
- ASHRAE’s 2009-2010Society President, Gordon Holness, PE, FASHRAE, will be honored as the 2011 Gold Awardee. The Detroit ASHRAE Chapter and other affiliate council professional groups will also honor their outstanding members of 2009-2010. Janice K. Means will be recognized as the ASHRAE Detroit Chapter Distinguished Service Member and both she and Filza H. Walters will jointly be recognized for receiving the ASHRAE Region V Service Award. For more information and cost to attend, call 248-353-0735.
Technical Exhibits, Tours and Educational Sessions. 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Friday, 2/25/11, Lawrence Technological University Campus
- Speakers will address all aspects of sustainability and the day will culminate in a panel discussion on the state of sustainability in Michigan with representatives from manufacturing, business, government, and education. Attendees may optionally purchase an all-you-can -eat lunch on the day of the event in the newly renovated Lawrence Tech cafeteria.
- Attendees may also attend the Sustaninability Expo of vendors and non-profit tbles. Vendors can exhibit for a pre-paid $50.00 and ESD Affiliate Council non-rofit organizations may exhibit for $10.00. Space is limited and will be issued on a first come basis so prepay for your table ASAP.
Sustainability related projects with emphasis on those which have been recognized through awards will be exhibited in the Lawrence Tech UTLC Gallery Monday, February 21 through Saturday, February 26. If you have a poster or model of an award winning sustainability project which you would like included, please contact Janice K. Means at email@example.com. Include contact information, a description of the project, award details and the size of your poster or model. The email subject must include the words “SOS2011 Exhibit”.
Attendees may also purchase ASHRAE publications at reduced prices.
Friday Only Seminar/Exhibit Admission Fees:
- Professionals: Pre-registered by 2/4/11 $60.00, At the Door $80.00
- Students with ID: Pre-registered by 2/4/11 $15.00, At the Door $25.00
Benefits of Financial Sponsorship of SOS2011. Become a financial sponsor at the minimal amount of $200.00. This affords your group/company: web, newsletter and conference signage recognition; a table and linen for exhibiting; and a 10% discount for 20 preregistered group members( or more depending on amount of support) for any and all events(except the Gold Award Banquet). Non-profit groups have the additional opportunity to hold their February meeting at Lawrence Tech at no charge (pending room and AV availability to be reserved on a firs come basis).
For more information, to become a sponsor and to register, go to: www.sos2011.ltu.edu. For questions not answered on the website, send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Source: Lawrence Technological University