Society dues: $199/yr

Chapter dues: $40/yr
Total amount: $239/yr



Central Arkansas - March 4, 2020

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM at Camp Aldersgate, 2000 Aldersgate Rd. Little Rock, AR 72205

Larry Rohskopf, CEO of Jeremias, Inc.

After receiving Mechanical Engineering degrees from Hocking College and Ohio University, Larry began his chimney career with Selkirk Metalbestos.  With experience in sales and applications engineering, Larry founded Mechanical Sales Co. (MSC) in 2000.  A few years later Larry founded Precision Vent Inc. to fill the needs of independent representatives and distributors who were frustrated by the lack of a definitive source for chimney and vent system components.
In 2012, Larry connected with the Jeremias Group, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of factory-made chimney, pressure stacks, grease ducts, and vents.  Larry now serves as the CEO of Jeremias Inc, Jeremias is the innovator of the silicone-free conical and bridgeless double wall systems.
Please join our technical presentation reviewing…
1.       UL Standards for Chimneys, Pressure Stacks, Grease Ducts, and Gas Vents
2.       Code & Appliance Manufacturers Vent Routing Requirements
3.       ASHRAE Chimney Design Equation
4.       Introduction to the all-in-one Exhaust System


February 2020


The President’s Message

By:  Steve McConnell 

I hope your year is off to a great start. There is a lot going on within our industry and the Arkansas ASHRAE Chapter.


Due to the ASHRAE Winter Conference and AHR Expo in Orlando (February 1 – 5, 2020), our chapter meeting will be held on the second Wednesday this month, February 12th. Jim Bradford, a 40-year industry veteran from NW Arkansas will be our speaker.He will be presenting several relevant design and product application challenges within our industry.See the speaker spotlight within the newsletter for more details.Please RSVP for lunch. We look forward to seeing you there.


February is a big month for our chapter in serving students. Over the years, our Chapter has had to privilege to support our student chapters and their respective advisors in various ways to help them attend the Winter Conference and AHR Expo. We were able to do that again this year as well with Arkansas Tech and Arkansas State University.Thanks to Fallon Lee and Daniel Nehus, our Student Activities Chair and Co-chair, respectively, for coordinating that effort. Josh Faulkner, our Government Affairs Chair, has worked with Governor Asa Hutchinson’s office to obtain a proclamation for E-week, February 16-21st. We have a special opportunity to promote and introduce engineering to students in our community that week. You can do that a number of different ways. If you have children in a K-12 school, you can arrange to speak to one of their classes. I have done this several times personally over the years and have enjoyed presenting an overview of the type of engineering we have the privilege of doing in this industry, answer their questions, and sometimes conduct an engineering related educational activity. It is extremely rewarding and gives the next generation a glimpse into our industry. You also can reach out to Fallon or Daniel and they can help you get signed up to speak at a local school during E-week or another time that works with your schedule.

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Calendar of Events

2020 Winter Conference & AHR Expo

February 1-5, 2020, Orlando, FL

See Event

2020 Region VIII CRC

April 23-26, 2020, Houston, TX

See Event