Kitchen Ventilation
ASHRAE Technical Committee 5.10

Meetings Information

SSPC 154 (in-person (Chicago) & virtual) (Marriott Marquis (Calculus (2))
Sunday, January 21, 2024, 3:30pm-5:30pm (CST-local), 4:30-6:30pm (EST), 1:30-3:30pm (PST)
SSPC 154 Standard of Ventilation for Commercial Cooking Operations - Details (

Old Meetings
Kansas City Meeting, June 2019
Atlanta Meeting, January 2019

Houston Meeting, June 2018

TC 5.10 is sponsoring the following sessions:

Seminar 5: Trials and Tribulations of Dishroom HVAC Design, Comfort and IAQ (Part 1)
                    (Sunday 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM,
Room: 371DE)

Seminar 10: Trials and Tribulations of Dishroom HVAC Design, Comfort and IAQ (Part 2)
                    (Sunday 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM,
Room: 371AB)

Seminar 66Foodservice Design for Hot and Humid Climates
                     (Wednesday 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM, Room: 372BE)

 Long Beach Meeting, June 2017

TC 5.10 sponsored the following sessions in Long Beach:

Seminar 14: Commissioning of Commercial Kitchen Ventilation Systems, Including Examples of Real World Successes and Failures (Sunday 1:30PM – 3:00PM, LBCC 201B),

Seminar 19: Changes to Heat Gain Tables in the Handbook Commercial Load Calculations Chapter 18 (Monday 8:00AM – 9:30AM, LBCC 201A),

Seminar 28:  Commercial Kitchen Ventilation: Insights into Energy and Water Efficiency! (Monday 11:00AM – 12:00PM, LBCC 101B) 

Seminar 45:  The Use of Pollution Control Units and Technologies to Control Grease, Smoke and Odor from Commercial Kitchens (Tuesday 11:00AM – 12:30PM, LBCC 201A)



St. Louis Meeting, June 2016
TC 5.10 sponsored the following session in St. Louis:

Sunday, June 26, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Room: 226

Comfort Challenges in Commercial Kitchens
Track: Indoor Environment:
Health, Comfort, Productivity

Sponsor: 05.10 Kitchen Ventilation, 04.01 Load Calculation Data and Procedures
Chair: Russell Robison, Member, Gaylord Industries, Tualatin, OR With today’s intense focus on energy efficiency in our commercial buildings, kitchens present perhaps the greatest challenge of all.  Balancing the most energy intense segment of our buildings with the oftentimes overlooked comfort of our kitchens must be a focus moving forward. This seminar presents the findings illustrating some of the current obstacles in this area and what our community is doing to bring back the balance.

1. Thermal Comfort in Commercial Kitchens: a Real-World Perspective!
Donald Fisher, P.Eng., Life Member, Fisher Consultants, Danville, CA
2. Latent and Sensible Loads in Commercial Kitchens and Dishrooms
Richard T. Swierczyna, Associate Member, Food Service Technology Center, San Ramon, CA
3. Considering Additional Loads Associated with Un-Tempered Kitchen Makeup Air
Jimmy Sandusky, Associate Member, Halton Company, Scottsville, KY
4. Dew Point Designs for Commercial Kitchens
Greg DuChane, Member, Trane, Columbus, OH

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ALL ASHRAE committee meetings, including this TC’s meetings at the Winter and Annual Society conferences, are open to the public at no cost nor is conference registration required. Interested visitors, local chapter members, and potential new TC members are always welcome. However to attend technical program sessions sponsored by the TC will require registration and payment of any applicable fee.

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