Registration for the free ASHRAE Webcast, “Making Energy Efficiency a Reality,” is now open at There is no fee for registration. However, registration is required to view the free webcast.

The webcast will broadcast live on April 19, 2018, from 1-4 pm EDT, and is available to registrants on demand from April 20 – May 4, 2018. This webcast is offered by ASHRAE’s Chapter Technology Transfer Committee (CTTC).

“The presenters will discuss strategies and policies that dive into deep efficiency goals,” says Steve Piccolo, chair of the Webcast Ad Hoc committee. “The webcast focuses on recognizing the value of a holistic approach to assessing a building and its systems, as well as addressing the myths and realities of energy efficiency as discovered through real life experiences.”

Opening remarks will be provided by ASHRAE President Bjarne W. Olesen, Ph.D., Fellow ASHRAE.

Webcast presenters are:

 • Tom Durkin, P.E., LEED AP, Fellow ASHRAE, Senior Partner, Sims-Durkin Associates, Indianapolis

  • Mark Frankel, ASHRAE, AIA, LEED Fellow, Technical Director, New Buildings Institute, Portland, OR

  • R. Christopher Mathis, ASHRAE, President, MC2 – Mathis Consulting Company, Asheville, NC

“Viewers will learn how a practical design approach can help achieve optimum energy performance in commercial and high-rise residential buildings across the globe,” Piccolo says.

Participants of the webcast may receive three Professional Development Hours (PDHs), three Continuing Education Hours (CEs) awarded by Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), or three Learning Units (LU/HSWs) awarded by American Institute of Architects (AIA).

Visit for more information on the webcast and continuing education credits.