History

2000-’09

The Chapter decided to host another annual ASHRAE Satellite Webcast and Broadcast for the membership on the topic of Indoor Environmental Design (IED). again at the Crossroads facility in Burlington, Ontario and it took place on April 18th, 2007. Meeting started tarts with a light lunch in the Atrium at the Crossroads at 12:00 noon. …

2000-’09 Read More »

’90-’99

In ’90 Ray Bates was President; in ’91 David Rasmussen was President – he was Student President of the Niagara Student Branch some years earlier when he was at the age of 19. He had been on the chapter Executive since ’81 and continues to be on the Board of Governors. Dave has been Region …

’90-’99 Read More »

’80-’89

In 1980 Gerry Kowalyshyn was President and he made sure the golf events were highlights. During ’81 when Geo Takata from Niagara College was President, Henry Ramsey Pres-Elect, John tuck VP, Frank Parson Secretary, Pete Bevan Treasurer, ASHRAE left NY city as its Headquarters because of a need for more space and more realistic rental …

’80-’89 Read More »

’71-’79

In ’71 yours truly George Menzies was President and during the year, we worked on a petition from 20 members in the London area for a chapter in be setup there. I had the opportunity to present this petition at the Regional Conference in May of ’71 and it was approved by the Society’s winter …

’71-’79 Read More »

’59-’70

1959, our start was in the same year ASHRAE officially started operations after a merger of two groups. ASHRAE was formed by a merger of two engineering societies – ASHAE – the American Society of Heating and Air Conditioning Engineers which was founded in 1894 and ASRE – the American Society of Refrigerating Engineers founded …

’59-’70 Read More »

Introduction to 55 Years of ASHRAE Hamilton Chapter History

The following written history has been prepared by George Menzies, Hamilton Chapter Historian for the past 15 years and ASHRAE member since 1965.   ASHRAE, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc.,incorporated in 1894, is celebrating its 119th Anniversary this year (2013).  As you may imagine, the main interest a hundred years …

Introduction to 55 Years of ASHRAE Hamilton Chapter History Read More »