Institution of Mechanical Engineers IMechE

CIBSE ASHRAE lecture 2012

11 October 2012

Now in its seventeenth year, this well-established and prestigious prize rewards the best graduate from a programme related to CIBSE/ASHRAE activities. The winner receives a trip to the 2013 ASHRAE conference in the USA. The finalists will give a short presentation to the assembled audience, including the judging panel made up of CIBSE, ASHRAE and IMechE representatives.

Broadening Horizons
ASHRAE Presidential Lecture
Tom Watson
In his Presidential Lecture, Tom Watson emphasises the role of environmental and energy engineers and other building professionals, as represented by ASHRAE members globally, as leaders in the application of sustainable design and practices in our communities. He concentrates on how the three focal points of technology, applications and people can readily combine to develop stronger, more sustainable communities.

Tom Watson is chief engineer at Daikin McQuay. He oversees new product development for centrifugal compressor technology and is primarily involved in technical areas related to refrigerant applications, aerodynamics, bearing design and motor applications. He holds five patents related to refrigerant, gas and chiller compressors. As ASHRAE’s president, Tom directs the Society’s Board of Directors and oversees the Executive Committee. His presidential theme is Broadening ASHRAE’s Horizons, which emphasizes the role of ASHRAE members as leaders in the application of sustainable design and practices in our communities worldwide.

Clips:

CIBSE ASHRAE lecture 2012 - Part 1

: This lecture featured presentations from the Building Services Graduate of the Year finalists; as well as a presentation from Tony Day and the ASHRAE President, Tom Watson.

Duration: 55mins

CIBSE ASHRAE lecture 2012 - Part 2

Speaker(s): This lecture featured presentations from the Building Services Graduate of the Year finalists; as well as a presentation from Tony Day and the ASHRAE President, Tom Watson.

Duration: 1hr 20mins