Meeting/Event Information

September 19th, 2018 Luncheon

September 19, 2018
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

HESS Building
5430 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77056

Abstract: The program will cover what is happening with ASHRAE, AHRI and DOE with emphasis on energy efficiency, equipment design and building design. It will focus on how Electronically Commutated Motors provide a great tool for achieving future energy goals in airside equipment. Specific equipment will be discussed along with control sequences and application issues.



Gus Faris has over 40 years of experience in the air conditioning and air distribution business, 24

with Nailor Industries, Inc. He is the Vice-President of Engineering for Nailor Industries with direct responsibility for product design and development, quality assurance and field service.


Mr. Faris is active in HVAC industry associations


Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI)


  1. Air Control and Distribution Devices Section Past Chairman current incoming Vice-Chair
    1. subcommittee 880 – Rating points on terminal units
    2. subcommittee 885 – Sound ratings on terminal units
  2. AHRI Heat Transfer Products – corresponding member, Past Chairman
    1. Room Fan Coils – corresponding member, Past Chairman
    2. Custom Built Air Handlers
    3. Air Heating and Cooling Coils
    4. Unit Ventilators
  3. Systems Steering Committee –Rating Policy for all HVAC products – Voting member
  4. Certification Programs and Policy Committee – All HVAC products – Voting member
  5. Government Affairs Committee – Corresponding member
  6. Research Project 8012, Modeling Fan Powered VAV Terminal Units - Chairman




  1. TC 5.3 (Air Distribution) – Past Chairman

Past Chair of Research sub-committee

Handbook contributor – Applications, Fundamentals and Systems and Equipment

  1. TC 7.7 (Test and Balance) – Corresponding member
  2. TC 2.9 (UV Lights) – Corresponding member
  3. TC 5.2 (Duct Design) – Corresponding member
  4. SSPC 90.1, consultant
  5. ASHRAE SPC 130 – Past Secretary
  6. ASHRAE RP 1292, Chairman
  7. ASHRAE Design Guide for Air Terminal Units, co-chair, lead author




  1. Variable Air Volume Research Consortium, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station – Chairman




$25.00 Monthly Luncheon meeting (advance registration)
$30.00 Monthly Luncheon meeting (at the door)


$0.00 Consulting Engineer Express Members Only (PAID)

$0.00 Regular Express Members Only (PAID)

$0.00 Life Time Member


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