ASHRAE is accepting submissions for its 2019 Student Design Project Competition dedicated to the design of energy-efficient HVAC systems.
Students are encouraged to become involved in a profession that is crucial to insuring a sustainable future for Earth.
Awards will be presented to the winners of each of the three competition categories. ASHRAE will recognize the outstanding student design projects at the at the 2020 ASHRAE Winter Meeting to be held February 2020 in Orlando, Florida.
Teams may compete in one of the three categories:
- HVAC Design Calculations
- HVAC System Selection
- Integrated Sustainable Building Design (ISBD)
The 2019 student competition focuses on a new small hospital in Budapest, Hungary. The final HVAC System Selection and Design for the proposed building shall address the following major design goals:
- Low Life Cycle Cost
- Low Environmental Impact
- Comfort and Health
- Creative High Performance Green Design
- Synergy (with architecture)
ASHRAE advances the arts and sciences of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world.