Minutes for Technical Committee 10.9
Hawaiian Convention Center
Monday, June 24th2002
Introductions - Bryan R Becker
Chairman Becker called the meeting to order at approximately 4:30 p.m. on 24 June 2002. Everyone present introduced themselves. The list of those in attendance is provided on the cover sheet of the Minutes. A list that also includes affiliations is provided as Attachment 1.
Section Head Report - Dan Dettmers
D. Dettmers reported that ASHRAE is interested in terrorism related research. D. Dettmers also provided an update on ASHRAE Handbooks.
Handbook Liaison Report - Gordon E. Follette, Evans J. Lizardos
By the Summer 2003 meeting, TC 10.9 should have reviewers committed for its chapters of the 2006 Refrigeration Handbook.
Journal Liaison Report - Todd Jekel
T. Jekel reported that the Journal does not currently need refrigeration-related articles.
Program Report - Brian J. Webb
B. Webb has made contact with several individuals regarding a program on vegatable cooling. B. Webb reports that he should have four speakers for this topic by the Chicago meeting.
B. Webb will investigate cosponsoring TC 10.1's program on refrigeration applications for beverages.
D. Dettmers reported that symposium reviews could now be done on-line.
Approval of January 2002 Minutes
E. Lizardos moved that the January 2002 minutes be approved. T. Jekel seconded the motion. A vote of the TC 10.9 members was taken and the minutes of the January 2002 meeting were subsequently approved.
Chair's Report - Bryan R. Becker
Chairman Becker reported that TC 10.9's prioritized RTAR, "Development of a Protocol to Accurately Determine the Base Refrigeration Load for Spiral and Straight Belt Freezers," will be recycled.
Research Report - Gordon E. Follette
G. Follette will write a work statement based upon TC 10.9's prioritized RTAR, "Development of a Protocol to Accurately Determine the Base Refrigeration Load for Spiral and Straight Belt Freezers."
A technical paper for RP-834 was submitted and will be presented at the fourth technical session of the Honolulu meeting. B. Webb indicated that he never saw the technical paper for this project. B. Becker will investigate how this technical paper was reviewed and approved, and will determine what is necessary to finalize RP-834. In addition, B. Becker will check on the status of RP-1123 and RP-1138.
No old business was brought before the committee.
M. Timm discussed terrorism. The chemical industry is conducting a review of hardening of chemical facilities. It is likely that large ammonia refrigeration plants could be a target for terrorist attacks. The possibility also exits for contamination of foods. TC 10.9 does not have the expertise or the manpower to address the terrorism issue. G. Mastro wil study ASHRAE's report on terrorism and identify possible TC 10.9 involvement.
M. Timm also discussed the use of ozone in food processing and its effects on the indor air quality of food processing plants.
G. Zeidler wil develop a proposal for addin a chapter on food serviece in the Refrigeration Handbook.
Chairman Becker akjourned the meeting at 5:30 p.m. on 24 June 2002