Institution of Mechanical Engineers IMechE

Maintain to Sustain - Delivering ASHRAE's Sustainability Promise

09 October 2008

This Presidential Lecture focuses on operating buildings to deliver the energy efficiency inherent in their design, including - effective commissioning; improved documentation; and programmes to educate and certify building operators.

Harrison says "If the studies are accurate, we have a no-regrets method to reduce energy use in buildings by 10 to 40 percent, solely by improving building operations. All we have to do is communicate and educate more effectively.”

Meet the Speaker

Harrison is also chair of the Headquarters Building Renovation Committee. He has served as President-elect, Treasurer, Vice president, Region VIII Director and Regional Chair, Chair of Member Council, Technology Council and the Finance Committee, a member of the Nominating Committee, and Vice Chair of the Refrigeration Committee and the Society Rules Committee. Harrison was President of the Shreveport Chapter.

He has received the Distinguished Service Award.

Harrison received a Bachelor of Science in industrial engineering from the University of Arkansas.



: 2008-2009 ASHRAE President Bill Harrison

Duration: 1 hr 30 mins