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  • 1. American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc.MINUTESRESEARCH ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE Hyatt Regency HotelAlbuquerque, New MexicoJUNE 25, 26 & 30, 2010Note: These draft minutes have not been approved and not the official, approved record untilapproved by the Research Administration Committee.

2. TABLE OF CONTENTSRESEARCH ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE JUNE 25, 26 & 30, 2010PRINCIAL MOTIONS ................................................................................................................................... iiiACTION ITEMS JUNE 2010 MEETING ............................................................................................. vRECURRING ACTION ITEMS ................................................................................................................... vLIST OF ATTACHMENTS........................................................................................................................... viiA. CALL TO ORDER ..................................................................................................................................... 1B. REVIEW OF AGENDA ........................................................................................................................... 1C. REVIEW OF ACTION ITEMS FROM JANUARY 2010 MEETING ............................................ 2D. APPROVAL OF MINUTES .................................................................................................................... 3E. CHAIRS REPORT...................................................................................................................................... 3F. BOD EX-OFFICIO REPORT .................................................................................................................. 4MEETING OF THE WHOLE:G-PROPOSED MOP, ROB OR RESEARCH MANUAL CHANGES....................................... 4H- RTAR REVIEW ............................................................................................................................. 7I-WORK STATEMENT REVIEW .................................................................................................. 8J- RESERCH ADVISORY PANEL UPDATE ................................................................................ 9K- CONSULTANTS REPORT ......................................................................................................... 9L- RESEARCH SUBCOMMITTEE CHAIR BREAKFAST ....................................................... 9M- PLANS FOR FY 10-11 SOCIETY YEAR ............................................................................... 10N- MORTS REPORT ......................................................................................................................... 10O- TENTATIVE RESEARCH PROJECTS TO POTENTIALLY BID FALL ......................... 10P- TENTATIVE RESEARCH PROJECTS..................................................................................... 11Q- UNSOLICITED RESEARCH PROJECTS ................................................................................ 12R- RESEARCH LIAISON SECTION REPORTS ......................................................................... 12S. UNFINISHED BUSINESS ....................................................................................................................... 13T. NEW BUSINESS........................................................................................................................................ 13U. NEXT MEETING ....................................................................................................................................... 13ADJOURN......................................................................................................................................................... 13ii 3. PRINCIPAL MOTIONS RESEARCH ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEEJUNE 25, 26 & 30, 2010NO. PAGEMOTION 13the draft minutes of the RAC 2010 Winter Meeting in Orlando, Florida and the spring teleconference be approved as drafted. 23proposed research project 1515-TRP, Thermal and Air Quality Acceptability in Buildings that Reduce Energy by Reducing Minimum Airflow from Overhead Diffusers, be reconsidered for funding by Technology Council based upon new information provided by single bidder. 34That Section 3.930 Model Research Agreement of Volume 3: Standing Rules Manuals and Procedures of the Rules of the Board be modified as indicated 46the Research Manual changes be approved 571614-RTAR, Evaluation of Effectiveness of UV Systems, sponsored by TC 5.10, Kitchen Ventilation, be returned. 671615-RTAR, Fault Detection and Diagnostic (FDD) Methods for Supermarkets, sponsored by TC 7.5, Smart Building Systems, be accepted. 771616-RTAR, Revise Load Calculation Applications Manual (2009), sponsored by TC 4.1, Load Calculation Data and Procedures, be returned. 871618-RTAR, Literature Search and Risk Assessment for Establishing a Low Limit of Relative Humidity Levels in Health Care Spaces, sponsored by TC 9.6, Healthcare Facilities, be conditionally accepted. 971619-RTAR, Data Center Gaseous Contamination Limits and Means of Monitoring, sponsored by TC 9.9, Mission Critical Facilities, Technology Spaces and Electronic Equipment, be returned. 10 71621-RTAR, CHP Driving Rain: Impact on Durability, Indoor Humidity and Energy Efficiency, sponsored by TC 4.4, Building Materials and Building Envelope Performance, be rejected. 11 81434-WS, Refrigerated Facilities Doorway Infiltration Air Energy Reduction, sponsored by 10.5, Refrigerated Distribution and Storage Facilities, be returned. 12 81561-WS, Procedures to Adjust Observed Climatic Data for Regional or Mesoscale climatic Variations, sponsored by TC 4.2, Climatic Information, be returned. iii 4. 13 81566-WS, Equations to Estimate Evaporation Rates from Wetted Surfaces in Natatoriumsand Commercial/Industrial Buildings, sponsored by TC 8.10, Mechanical DehumidificationEquipment and Heat Pipes, be returned.14 81581-WS, Develop Alternate Setup Guidelines for Unitary Air Conditioner TestConfigurations Which Cannot Adhere to ASHRAE 37/ASHRAE 116 Specified DuctDimensions and External Pressure Tap Locations, sponsored by TC 8.11, Unitary and RoomAir Conditioners and Heat Pumps, be conditionally accepted.15 81587-WS, Improved Tools for Control Loop Performance Measurement and Evaluation,sponsored by TC 7.9, Building Commissioning, be returned.16 91588-WS, Representative Layer-by-Layer Descriptions for Fenestration Systems withSpecified Bulk Properties such as U factor and SHGC, sponsored by TC 4.7, EnergyCalculations, be conditionally returned.17 91592-WS, CHP Design Guide Update to the 1996 Cogeneration Design Guide, sponsoredby TC 1.10, Cogeneration Systems, be conditionally accepted.18 91608-WS, Develop Comprehensive Performance Rating (CPR) for Unitary HVAC, Phase 1,sponsored by TC 8.11, Unitary and Room Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps, be returned.19 11 1493-TRP, CFD Shootout Contest Prediction of Duct Fitting Losses, be awarded toZhiqlang Zhai and the University of North Carolina - Charlotte for a period of 18 monthsat a total cost to ASHRAE of $20,000 each or ($40,000 total).20 11 1517-TRP, Validation of a Low-order Acoustic Model of Boilers and its Application forDiagnosing Combustion Driven Oscillations, be awarded to Secat, Inc. for a period of 18months at a total cost to ASHRAE of $107,000.21 11 1547-TRP, CO2-based Demand Controlled Ventilation for Multiple Zone HVAC Systems, beawarded to the University of Nebraska Lincoln for a period of 18 months at a total cost toASHRAE of $112,829.22 12 1583-TRP, Assessment of Burning Velocity Test Methods, to the National Institute ofAdvanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) for a period of 18 months at a totalcost to ASHRAE of $80,000.23 12 1596-TRP, Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality in Retail Stores, be awarded to Universityof Texas-Austin for a period of 30 months at a total cost to ASHRAE of $1,408,356. iv 5. ACTION ITEMS RESEARCH ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE (RAC)JUNE 25, 26 & 30, 2010ActionResponsibilitySummary of Action Page/#status1Staff Add Iain Walker to the PMS roster for ASHRAE 3 Research Project 1515-RP.complete 2Somasundaram Respond to South India request for feedback on 4 MORTS natural ventilation/cooling study. Provide the URPcomplete procedures. 3 Braun Draft revision text for consideration at Tech Weekend meeting on proposed move of Model Research6 Agreement from ROB to MOP. 4Braun Prioritize TRPs to bid fall 2010 11MORTS 5MORTS Implement the RAC roster changes for 2010-2011 13 RECURRING ACTION ITEMS (EACH MEETING)ResponsibilitySummary of ActionChairReport to Technology Council on RACs MBO Status.Research LiaisonsRemind all TC chairs and research subcommittee chairs in section that a draft of all Work Statement and RTARs, and all later versions should be sent to their Research Liaison for review before information is passed on to the Manager of Research.RPS (Primary)Review RTARsRAS (Secondary)RAS (Primary)Review Work StatementsRPS (Secondary)RAS (Primary)Review TRPs and URPsRPS (Secondary)RPS (Primary)Review and revise the Societys Research Implementation Plan based upon(Secondary)accepted RTARs.Subcommittee Report Status of assigned MBOs. v 6. ChairsStaffDistribute copies of Technology Councils Action Items and Motions affecting RAC.BOD ExOReport to the RAC Chair BODs Actions and Motions affecting RAC.StaffForward international URPs to RAS Chair in addition to the cognizant TC and Research Liaison.RECURRING ACTION ITEMS(ANNUAL MEETING)Responsibility Summary of ActionChairInvite new RAC members to meeting and any training sessions at meeting.Incoming Chair Finalize MBOs and roster assignments. Set date for fall meeting. RECURRING ACTION ITEMS (WINTER MEETING)Responsibility Summary of ActionRPSPlan workshop for new RAC members at the Annual meeting.RPSReview Grant-In-Aid ApplicationsRPSReview New Investigator Award Nomination