Please watch our calendar for changes:

Due to the coronavirus and venue closings,
some of our events have had to be canceled or postponed.
Some meetings and presentations may be
converted to a Video Conference or a Webinar.

Monthly Membership Meetings

Monthly membership meetings are typically held on the second Tuesday of the month from 11:30-1:00pm at the Adventure Science Center's Jack Wood Hall, 800 Fort Negley Blvd.  37203Lunch is free for paid chapter members and students. The cost is $15 for guests and those with unpaid chapter dues. The meeting schedule for the 2020-2021 year is as follows.

Virtual Meeting: Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - Humidification Effects on Virus Transmission

Topic: Humidification Effects on Virus Transmission

The purpose of this course is to illustrate the ways humidification effects the spread of viruses. We review some of the research and studies, delve in to ASHRAE’s guidance on reopening schools and other buildings, and we also cover some of the important items to check when planning to add or upgrade a humidification system, including items like dispersion location concerns, controls system changes, even a little steam piping best practices.


David Bennett

Mr. Bennett has been in the HVAC industry for over 20 years. His background includes experience as a contractor, manufacturer’s rep, and as a manufacturer regional manager for Dri-Steem. He has a worked on and designed a wide range of systems including hydronic heating and cooling, air distribution, electrical, plumbing, refrigeration, building controls, and humidification.

  • February 2021 - TBD
  • Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - Building Information Modeling for the Mechanical Disciplines 
  • Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - Fundamentals of Thermal Displacement Ventilation
  • Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - Critical Facilities New Construction Commissioning and Existing Building Commissioning


Chapter Meetings:
Tuesday, January 12, 2021