ASHRAE blog provides insight into building industry trends
In his new GreenBits blog, ASHRAE president Kent Peterson lends his perspective about industry trends and society happenings.
In his new blog, Kent Peterson, president of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers , shares information about ASHRAE happenings and industry trends from his perspective. GreenBits can be found at www.ashrae.org/blog .
“The construction industry is rapidly evolving with new technologies adapted to a varied array of building services,” Peterson says. “As I travel to various events as ASHRAE president globally, I hope to share my perspective on how our industry is meeting sustainability challenges in the built environment and how ASHRAE members worldwide are contributing. It also provides ASHRAE members with an opportunity to comment on our progress.”
Updated weekly, GreenBits also has its own RSS feed for easy access to the latest posts and reader comments.
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