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EMAEE April 2019 Meeting - 4/9/19 at Lawrence Tech
The East Michigan Association of Energy Engineers invites you to attend their meeting on Tuesday April 9, 2019.

Overview of Updated Michigan Energy Code

The new Michigan Energy Code (MEC), effective September 20, 2017, is based on ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2013: Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings and requires:
    the commissioning of HVAC controls for all new construction and certain addition and alteration projects;

    for projects larger than 10,000 ft2, commissioning of HVAC systems and equipment for all new construction as well as certain additions and alteration projects; and

    third-party functional testing of lighting controls for all new construction and additions as well as alteration projects involving more than 50% of existing lighting; to ensure that controls and equipment are calibrated, adjusted and in proper working condition when your project is completed


And, for projects larger than 10,000 ft2, the MEC also requires that commissioning requirements be explicitly detailed in the project plans and specifications. If you're planning for a new construction project, an HVAC system replacement or a lighting system upgrade, your project is undoubtedly impacted by the new Michigan Energy Code.

Learn the highlights of the updated code and how it will affect your project plans, commissioning and maintenance.


By: Sonya M. Pouncy, CEM, CMVP, LEED-AP

Sonya is a degreed Mechanical Engineer with more than 20 years of experience in the energy management and HVAC equipment industries.

She began her career with Carrier Corporation, for which she initially developed residential furnaces and later sold chillers, air handlers and other heavy equipment. After leaving Carrier, Sonya worked with manufacturer's representatives, utilities and energy/engineering consultants. She joined Energy Sciences in 2017.

Sonya is an active member of ASHRAE at both the local and national levels. She is a former president of the Detroit Chapter and currently serves as the Chair for TC 7.3 - the Technical Committee on Operations and Maintenance Management.

MEETING LOCATION: NOTE ROOM CHANGE
Buell Building - "Bldg 5" - Room M212 at Lawrence Technological University

MEETING COST:
FREE for Chapter Members
Guests = $25
Students/Seniors = $19

AGENDA: NOTE TIME CHANGE
5:45 p.m. -- Social Time / Chapter Business
6:00 p.m. -- Dinner
6:15 p.m. -- Presentation by Guest Lecturers with questions to follow

Last Updated on April 8th, 2019 12:48 pm by admin
 
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