Geothermal Heat Pump and Energy Recovery Applications
ASHRAE Technical Committee 6.8


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TC0608 Houston Agenda 20180626

Upcoming TC Meetings

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Location: Houston, Texas

GRBCC & Hilton Americas
Sunday, June 24, 2018
5:00-7:00 PM Programs


Monday, June 25, 2018

4:15-6:15 PM Research

371AB Room

3rd Floor


Hilton 4th Floor

430 Room

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 

GRBCC 3rd floor 

 3:30 - 6:00 PM Full TC meeting

 371CF Room


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Committee Chair

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Scott Hackel

Committee Scope

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TC 6.8 is concerned with all equipment and systems which collect, store and utilize geothermal energy or fluids for the purpose of heating and cooling, and with the development and application of heat pump systems and heat recovery by refrigeration cycles including system design, operation, and performance (product design of unitary heat pumps and equipment components is excluded).


Upcoming Society Conferences

2019 Winter Conference
January 12–16, 2019
Atlanta, GA


Conference Badges

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 Kirk T Mescher Award

This award is in memory of Kirk T Mescher, PE, an engineer who specialized in HVAC but whose real forte was innovation. Kirk’s design ideas are clever in and of themselves but the courage to implement them in projects and freely share the results underscores his exemplary service to our industry. Grants are awarded for an idea in GSHP, HVAC, or an elegant way to be more energy efficient.   Award for 2017 - background - 2018 application.