ASME Steak Roast 2013

1st Program for the 2013-14 Program Year

Please join us for the ASME steak roast on Tuesday October 1 at 6:00 PM.  This year’s program will be a timely technical event related to global warming, provided by Bill Bishop, PE.  For our PE member, this program will offer 1 PDH.  

The Program: Climate Change Basics for Engineers

Is global warming manmade?  This presentation will be a summary of technical aspects of climate change science, including; global impacts, regional impacts, mitigation and potential solutions.  It is intended to provide engineers with sufficient background information on climate change to inform their engineering decisions and business practices and to enable them to educate and engage the public.          

Please join us.  This is an opportunity to have a pleasant meal, see old friends and network with other mechanical engineers in the Rochester area.  The program will engage and challenge your understanding of global warming.      

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Senior ASME members and adult guests $10 for the meal and $25 for 1 PDH.  Children and ASME student members $5.  Tickets will not be sold at the door: you must either prepay through PayPal or by sending a check to our treasurer, Ron Salzman at 260 Susquehanna Rd., Rochester, New York, 14618.  Also provide us with your food choice (steak, chicken or vegetarian burgers).  The deadline for registration is Friday September 27.  Seating is limited to 70 people.  Reservations will be accepted based on receipt of payment.    

Meeting Location

The lodge is located at Buckland Park, 1341 Westfall Road in Brighton.  Due to construction, on Clinton and Westfall we suggest that you use Winton Rd to Westfall.  The star shows the lodge location.  Park is on Westfall Rd. between S Winton Rd and Clinton Ave.  The lodge is located at the back of the park. 

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About William Bishop, PE

Bill is a licensed mechanical engineer at Pathfinder Engineers & Architects LLP in Rochester, NY. Bill is a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED®) accredited professional, and an ASHRAE Building Energy Modeling Professional. He has performed energy modeling for dozens of projects, including new construction and existing buildings, where calibrated energy models are used by Owners and Energy Service Companies (ESCOs) for cost savings calculations. He performs energy auditing and modeling services for NYSERDA under the FlexTech and Technical Assistance programs, where modeling results are used for determination of incentives. He has modeled several LEED projects, five of which have achieved LEED Gold certification.

Bill is a member of the Rochester Chapters of ASHRAE and ASME, and has served as Chair, Vice-Chair and Secretary of the Rochester ASME. He is also a member of the New York Upstate Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council, and the Town of Williamson’s Energy Conservation and Sustainability Committee. Bill is a member of ASHRAE’s Standard Project Committee 209 – Energy Simulation Aided Design for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings.