Building Materials and Building Envelope Performance
ASHRAE Technical Committee 4.4

Upcoming TC Meetings

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Subcommittee Meetings

Sunday, June 23, 2024


Location: In-Person: JW Marriott, 202 (2) and Virtual
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TC 4.4 Research1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EDT
TC 4.4 Program2:30 PM - 3:30 PM EDT
TC 4.4 Handbook3:30 PM - 5:00 PM EDT
 TC 4.4 Standards and Liaison5:00 PM - 5:30 PM EDT
Main Committee Meeting

June 24, 2024


Location: In-Person: JW Marriott, 202 (2) and Virtual  

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Meeting number: 351 116 919 144

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TC 4.4 Building Materials and Building Envelope Performance2:30 PM- 4:30 PM EDT
1. Membership Changes and Opportunities, Roll Call, Confirm Quorum – Mehdi Ghobadi2:30 PM
2. Chair’s Report – Alejandra Nieto2:35 PM
3. Section Head Report – Kyle Gluesenkamp 2:40 PM
4. Review of Previous Meeting Minutes – Secretary, Danko Davidovic 2:50 PM
• Vote to approve 2024 Chicago Minutes ( 
 5. Program Subcommittee Report – Wahid Maref2:55 PM
 • Programs proposals for next meeting 
 6. Handbook Subcommittee Report – Alejandra Nieto3:15 PM
 • Review approved Chapters and next steps 
7. Research Subcommittee Report – Marcus Bianchi 3:35 PM
8. Standards Subcommittee Report – Theresa Weston 3:55 PM
9. Old Business4:10 PM
• Publication Chair update 
• Update to TC 4.4 Committee Scope – Review here ( 
10. New Business 4:25 PM
11. Adjourn4:30 PM
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Committee Chair

Alejandra Nieto

Committee Scope

TC 4.4 is concerned with the requirements and overall performance of the building envelope as it relates to: 1) heat, air and moisture related properties of building materials 2) fundamental heat, air and moisture transport processes of assemblies; 3) interactions with interior conditions and HVAC systems.


Upcoming Society Conferences

ASHRAE 2024 Annual Conference
June 22-26, 2024
Indianapolis, IN

Get on board with us!

If you would like to become involved with the committee, please attend one of our meetings that take place during the ASHRAE Annual and Summer meetings, or contact the Chair of the Committee. New members are always welcome!  Most of the work for the TC takes place during the subcommittee meetings, so please attend those meetings to get involved in the activities of the committee.

William B. Rose: Home and Garden Maven: NY Times article: If Winter Takes Aim at the Plumbing

William B. Rose made ASHRAE Fellow

Congratulations to William B. Rose, Research Architect at the Universality of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on being made an ASHRAE Fellow. The Fellow Grade of membership recognizes exceptional contributions which distinguish the member. Fellow ASHRAE is a membership grade that recognizes distinction in the arts and sciences of environmental technology and is earned through achievement as a researcher, designer, educator or engineering executive. Bill is a long time member and contributor to ASHRAE TC 4.4 especially as Handbook Chair and chapter reviser. Congratulations Bill.


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Handbook of Fundamentals: Chapter 25