Dear Twin Tiers Chapter Members,
Thank you to everyone who attended our September Meeting at the Factory by Beer Tree. The meeting featured a behind-the-scenes look of Beer Tree’s brewing processes, as well as some insight into the challenges they faced during the renovation of the former mall space. It was great to see everyone in person again at a monthly meeting.
This month’s meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 19th and will feature a tour/dinner meeting at Southern Tier Custom Fabricators, Inc. (STFC) facility in Elmira, NY. The tour will explore STFC’s 65,000 square foot campus, comprised of three buildings. The tour will cover all steps of the process from CAD drafting to fabrication. STFC specializes in Sheet Metal fabrications and Air Handling systems for the commercial and industrial marketplaces. Dinner will be provided after the tour by Hill Top Inn Catering. Please keep an eye out for our email flyer or visit the chapter website for all the meeting information and registration details.
We also had a successful Young Engineers in ASHRAE Event (YEA) last week at the Polar Shot driving range in Johnson City. The driving range session was followed by a Happy Hour and Networking event at the Pour House Pub. Thank you to everyone who attended, and if you missed the event, please keep an eye out for our next YEA event.
For those who may be wondering about the status of the annual NYSSPE Southern Tier Engineering Symposium that is typically held around this time of year – the event will not be held this year.
Again, thank you for your support and we look forward to what the rest of the year will bring.
Twin Tiers Chapter President 2020-2021
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response
Resources from ASHRAE and Others
ASHRAE has published two statements to define guidance on managing the spread of COVID-19 with respect to the operation and maintenance of HVAC systems in buildings. ASHRAE recommends operators continue to run systems during this time to help control the spread of the virus. Read the official statements and affiliated guidance on ASHRAE's official COVID-19 page.
We're always looking for volunteers to help build a stronger chapter & fill open chair positions!
Adam is a Sales Engineer at Modular Comfort Systems with 17 years of experience in the HVAC field. He graduated from the University of Buffalo with a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Adam is also the Twin Tiers Chapter Government Affairs Chair.
Victoria is a Facility Mechanical Engineer and Project Manager in Corning Incorporated’s Capital Projects and Facilities group. She is a graduate of Binghamton University, with a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a minor in Sustainability Engineering. Victoria earned her New York State Professional Engineering License in 2019.
Dana is the Service Account Manager at Century Heating in Syracuse, NY. She previously worked in Boston and has 5 years of industry experience. She graduated from Clarkson University with a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering & Management.
Alison is a Mechanical Engineer at Binghamton University's Physical Facilities in Binghamton, NY. She previously worked in NYC and has 8 years of experience within the MEP industry. Alison is a graduate of Binghamton University, with a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Devin is a Mechanical Engineer at McFarland Johnson in the Civil/Facilities Dvision. Devin has 8 years of experience in the HVAC field. He's a graduate of Binghamton University with a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering and earned his New York State Professional Engineering License in 2016.
Kyle is a Mechanical Engineer at Stantec in their Buildings Engineering Group, with 6 years of total experience. Kyle is a graduate of Binghamton University, with a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering.