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Description of Course:
Introduce course material and explain how course is structured
Identify sources of heat, how heat travels and affects the objects in the environment
Define HVAC- Brief History of Air Conditioning from the beginning   
Identify Process of Cooling/Heating/Ventilation/Filtering/Vaporizers/Dehumidifying
Discuss how cooling is “Removal of Heat” and identify ways heat can be removed
Discuss heating is “Adding Heat” and identify different types of heating systems
What is an Air Conditioning System
Identify basic components of an air conditioning, how the basic components work
Discuss how these components work together as a system
Identify different types of air conditioning systems
Identify different heat transfer mediums in HVAC systems
Importance of Design- What’s Your Design? Why? and where design is found
Identify Basic Components of a Ventilation System
Identify Basic Components of a Chill Water System
Discuss Differences in a Closed Loop & Open Loop
Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning Control 
Course Wrap-Up    

Speaker Name & Bio: 
Scot S. Stringfellow, SMA, Chief Engineer at The Independent a Worth Ross Management Company (and this years AAFAME Vice President)
Scot Stringfellow has 30 years of experience in office, retail, and residential markets.  He started his career in apartment communities where he learned basic HVAC skills.  His first commercial building and central plant was at the One American Center at 600 Congress, as a Maintenance Engineer where he furthered his knowledge with commercial air conditioning including chill water & heat exchange.  Scot obtained his BOMI Designation to further his knowledge and earning potential.  Currently he serves as the Chief Engineer at The Independent were they use City of Austin’s Downtown District Cooling Loop.
Scot has 2 boys, his oldest has followed in his footsteps and works for the Kilgore Independent School District. His youngest son is a Fencing machine and wants to Fence in the Olympics.  My wife Amy and I have been married for 13 years; she works in the legal department at Dell Computers.
For fun Scott enjoys bike riding and playing drums.  He enjoys scuba diving in the Caribbean & at Lake Travis when he can’t get to the Ocean. 

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9/24/201911:00am to 1:00pm

Lunch will be provided. 

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9/25/201911:30am to 1:00pmJames Haun

Lunch will be provided.

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9/26/201911:30am to 1:00pmEmily Merritt

The BOMA Austin Sustainability Committee is hosting the BOMA Energy Efficiency Program in a classroom setting for those that wish to further their knowledge of energy management.  BEEP® is the industry standard for energy management training.  The six-course series (plus two bonus modules) gives you the information, strategies, technologies, how-to guides and resources you need to reduce energy and costs.  

BEEP seminars qualify for continuing professional development credits for the renewal of industry designations including RPA, FMA, CPM, ARM, SMA, SMT, CCM and CMCP, and are approved for GBCI Continuing Education hours for LEED designations.

Select the registration button below to open BOMA website with more details on the which modules are being presented and credits received.


Prior to 9/18/19:  $95 per day (includes two courses) or $295 for all sessions!
After Deadline/Door: $105 per day or $350 for all sessions
Lunch will be provided before the class!
Certificate awarded at the completion of each course

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9/26/20191:00pm to 4:00pmAllison Petersen

AAFAME is proud to present the 10th Annual Adventure Fest @ Walnut Creek Park (Havins Softball Fields) on North Lamar. 

The Adventure Fest is a "carnival" style family event with activities including rock wall, inflatables, race cars, target practice + face painting, crafts, prizes & delicious lunch prepared by Texas FireWalkers.

Bring the entire family - no age limit - NO COST TO ATTEND OR FOR FOOD (food served between 11am to 1pm)

Attendees will be eligible for raffle prizes & other exciting giveaways throughout the event

100% of the proceeds will benefit Helping Hand Home for Children who provide a safe haven for children healing from physical, emotional and sexual abuse, neglect or abandonment

Check out pictures from last years event

If you wish to volunteer for the event, please sign up using the link found at the bottom of this page.


This event was made possible by our sponsors:
  Allied Fire Protection
Alpha Paving Industries LLC
Lone Star Commercial
Texas Fifth Wall Roofing
Western States Fire Protection
Xtreme Network Security

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9/28/201910:00am to 2:00pmKristine Kelly

Description of Course:  Overview of the Austin Energy (AE) efficiency and demand response rebate programs and the benefits they provide for AE and ultimately AE customers.  We will cover how these programs work, the benefits they provide, and how AAFAME members can take advantage of financial incentives offered by Austin Energy.  In addition, AE will provide an overview of the Energy Conservation and Disclosure Ordnance (ECAD) reporting and compliance.

Speaker names & biographies:
Scott Jarman, PE, CEM, Consulting Engineer – MS Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M, ~30+ years experience in energy efficiency and 26 years with Austin Energy.

Manny Garza, Energy Services Manager, ~12 years experience on both sides of the meter in the energy efficiency space.


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10/2/201911:30am to 1:00pm

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10/3/201911:30am to 1:00pmKelly Camp

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10/4/201911:30am to 12:30pmBlari Rankin

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10/7/201911:30am to 1:00pmAshley Stein

October’s meeting will be held at Wild Basin II Conference Room. 

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10/9/201911:30am to 1:00pm

Event to be held at the new state of the art shooting range...The Range.
First 50 engineers who attend the event will receive customized AAFAME back pack filled with donations from our gold sponsors.
We highly encourage property managers to attend with their engineers!  Door prizes will be held for managers who attend.
Free to attend.
Beer, Margaritas & Food provided.
Guns & Ammo will be provided.
New shooters welcome!
Great training for the BOMA Extravaganza
Counts towards incentive program as an event!
This event is for engineers, property managers & gold sponsors only.

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10/9/20192:00pm to 5:00pm

Lunch will be provided.

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10/10/201911:30am to 1:00pmRick Cannon

AAFAME has partnered with Air Performance Service, Inc to conduct a full-day review & exam to receive the EPA 608 Certification. 

What is the EPA 608 Certification?  The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has required that all persons handling refrigerants should be certified. EPA-Approved Section 608 certification is needed to service building air conditioning and refrigeration systems. Additionally, with 608 certification you can purchase any refrigerant in containers greater than 20 pounds.

Four levels of certification are available depending on the outcome of the exam results (must pass all 4 levels to receive Universal):
  • Type I Certification - Can only work on Small Appliances (5lbs or less of refrigerant)
  • Type II Certification - Can only work on Medium, High and Very-High Pressure Appliances.
  • Type III Certification - Can only work on Low-Pressure Appliances.
  • Universal Certification - Someone who possesses Type I, Type II and Type III Certifications
Students will receive their book with DVD at least 2 weeks in advance of course (depending on registration date) and are expected to review the following materials prior:
  • Service Tips & Techniques
  • Study Guide
  • DVD with Practice Test
  • Videos & Audio
The first half of the class will be a review of training materials followed by a 3 hour closed book exam administered by Johnstone Supply.

Breakfast & lunch will be provided.

$125 for members & $150 for non-members


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10/17/20198:00am to 4:00pm

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