Seven new distinguished lecturers have been named by ASHRAE. The Distinguished Lecturers Program provides ASHRAE chapters with noted authorities who provide insight and speak on relevant topics that impact the HVACR industry. The new lecturers and their areas of expertise are: Glenn Brower, Knauf Fiberglass, Shelbyville, IN. - Fiberglass Insulation - The Key to a "Well Building;" A Unique Way to Control Water Vapor Problems in Cold Insulation Systems; and Practical Considerations for Controlling Noise from Piping.

Julian de Bullet, McQuay International, Potomac Falls, VA - The Successful Application of ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 15-2001, Safety Standard for Refrigerating Systems; The Successful Application of ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 147-2002, Reducing the Release of Halogenated Refrigerants in Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Equipment and Systems; An Update on Refrigerants and ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 34-2001, Designation and Safety Classifications of Refrigerants; Energy Analysis, Option or Necessity?; Centrifugal Chiller Fundamentals; Selection Criteria Affecting the Chiller in a Chilled Water System; Chiller Plant Design Fundamentals; Constant Flow Chiller Plant Design; Variable Flow Chiller Plant Design; Condenser Water Heat Recovery; Optimal Air; ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings; School HVAC Design; and Hospitality HVAC Design.

Brian Monk, P.E., Circul-Aire (Dectron Internationale), Montreal, Canada - Gas Phase Filtration for the Elimination of Corrosive, Odorous and Toxic Gases; The Use of Gas-Phase Air Filtration and ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62-2001, Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality (IAQ); IAQ in Airports; and Current Trends in Design and Installation of Filtration Systems for Building HVAC Security.

Mark Nunnelly, P.E., Nunnelly and Associates, Birmingham, AL - A Designer's Introduction to Commercial Desiccant Systems; Humidity Control for Commercial Buildings; Designing for Absolute Moisture Control; Understanding the Basics of Psychrometrics; Psychrometrics, Dehumidification Equipment and Their Applications; Desiccant Dehumidification in the Health Care Setting; and Desiccant Dehumidification Technologies...When and Where to Apply.

Kent Peterson, P.E., P2S Engineering, Long Beach, CA - Designing Central Chilled Water Systems; Designing Cleanroom HVAC Systems; The Role of Controls for Acceptable IAQ; and Effectively Communicating Control Strategies in the Sequence of Operations. Vincent Tse, Parson Brinckerhoff Asia, Hong Kong - District Cooling System Technology in Asia; Application for Fire Engineering Approach in Building Fire Safety Design; Building Energy Management and Implementation; Mega and Super-High-rise Projects; Hospital and Research Facilities Projects; and CFD Application in HVAC System and Building System Design.

James Wolf, American Standard Co., Arlington, VA - Global Warming and Energy Conservation (Kyoto Protocol: Stimulus for New Technologies).

The new lecturers will serve a two-year term. There are 29 Distinguished Lecturers. ASHRAE has had a total of 52 lecturers since the program started in 1996-97.