This month’s chapter program will give us the opportunity to learn more about maintaining a building against explosive blasts and seismic events from James Tauby with Mason Industrial Inc.
Mr. Tauby is Chief Executive Engineer for Mason Ind. Inc., a worldwide leader in the field of noise and vibration control products, as well as seismic and wind restraint systems. He is a professional engineer in over 45 states and the District of Columbia. He holds a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering form the University of Alabama.
He regularly lectures around the world on topics ranging from vibration isolation, seismic and wind restraint of mechanical systems to the use of elastomeric expansion joints for piping in seismic applications.
He is a past chairman of ASHRAE’s Technical Committee TC-2.7, “Seismic and Wind Restraint Design”. He is currently the chairman of ASHRAE standards committee SPC 171P, “Method of Test of Seismic Restraints for HVAC & R Equipment”. He is currently ASHRAE’s liaison to ASCE’s Wind Load Task Group. He is a member of the “Hanging and Bracing of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems”, technical committee for NFPA-13. He is a corresponding member of BSSC’s TS-5, Masonry construction. He was a member of the BSSC “Anchorage Task Group”.
NOTE: ASHRAE will begin dual Live/Virtual meetings this month, and asks your patience as the process is worked out. Only Virtual participation is available to recipients of this message. Please register for the webinar using this link . After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Professional Development Certificates (1 hour) will be provided after the webinar.