The American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning
Engineers (ASHRAE) supports a research program every year.  ASHRAE is an
international organization of over 50,000 Mechanical Engineers.  Last
year over $3,000,000 was raised be members to support research into new
heating and cooling technologies, air quality and increased efficiency.
I am the local ASHRAE chapter Research Chair and am tasked with raising
money locally for ASHRAE Research.  100% of funds donated are used for
funding research projects.  Administrative expenses are covered by other
means.  ASHRAE is an IRS recognized non-profit and all donations are
100% tax exempt.


ASHRAE Research has over 9 Million dollars in active research projects
being conducted, many over multiple years.  See the current research
project list at . Each year
ASHRAE members and companies raise over 3 Million dollars to fund the
next years projects.  Just a few current research projects include:


Projects to measure and improve the Indoor Air Quality on airplanes.


Projects to increase Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Equipment


Projects to quantify the effect better IAQ and comfort levels in schools
has on children's test scores and learning. (One of the reasons LEED for
Schools is so important)


Projects to determine ways to make refrigerators keep food fresh for
longer times.


Projects to determine Thermal Energy Storage Design for Emergency


This year there are multiple options for donations.


1.  Write a check made out to ASHRAE Research, let me know, and I'll
come and pick it up.  Then I'll send in all the checks at the end of the
month in one batch.

2.  Write a check and send it directly to ASHRAE Research, 4060
Peachtree Road, Suite D - #125, Atlanta, GA 30319

3.  A new method this year is a recurring transaction on your credit
card.  For instance, you could donate $10 per month for 10 months to
make the individual Honor Roll donation level.


Please do not hesitate to call me if you have any questions.  My phone
is 802-864-3816 ext 2 and e-mail is [log in to unmask]


Thank you for supporting ASHRAE Research.


Tom Zoller

ASHRAE Research Promotion Chair - Champlain Valley Chapter of ASHRAE


Tom Zoller, PE

Sales Engineer

175 Leroy Rd

Williston, VT 05495

Tel: 802-864-3816 ext 2

Fax: 802-864-5093

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