Organizations Join Forces to Promote Sustainable Built Environment

Front, from left, Mike Kelly, TBE, CxA, president, Associated Air Balance Council and Wade Conlan, P.E., CxA, ASHRAE director-at-large. Back, from left, Chris Smith, P.E., CxA, EMP, president, Energy Management Association and Troy Byers, P.E., TBE, CxA, president, AABC Commissioning Group.

ASHRAE, the Associated Air Balance Council, the AABC Commissioning Group and the Energy Management Association have signed a new memorandum of understanding formalizing the organizations’ relationship.

The MOU was signed by Mike Kelly, TBE, CxA, AABC president; Troy Byers, P.E., TBE, CxA, ACG president; Chris Smith, CxA, EMP, EMA president and Wade Conlan, ASHRAE director-at-large, at a signing ceremony during the AABC Annual Meeting in Destin, Florida. The agreement specifies the path forward and defines parameters by which the organizations will work cooperatively to promote the advancement of emerging research and technologies to support a more sustainable built environment.

Areas of alliance include:

  • Ongoing advancement of collaborative projects
  • Consistent leadership communication of major initiatives between organizations
  • Discussion of new collaborative opportunities