ASHRAE Handbook Training for TC Handbook Subcommittee Chairs

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ASHRAE Handbook Training for TC Handbook Subcommittee Chairs and Members June 25, 2017 Michael

ASHRAE Handbook Training for TC Handbook Subcommittee Chairs and Members June 25, 2017 Michael Patton Forrest Yount Training Leader Handbook Committee Chair Heather Kennedy Handbook Staff Managing Editor 1

Today’s session What to do What’s expected of you What to expect from others

Today’s session What to do What’s expected of you What to expect from others What resources are available 2

The ASHRAE Handbook— the authoritative reference of our industry ‣ ASHRAE’s worldwide reputation based

The ASHRAE Handbook— the authoritative reference of our industry ‣ ASHRAE’s worldwide reputation based on it ‣ Nothing else like it in HVAC&R industry ‣ Maybe the most important ASHRAE product ‣ HVAC’s state of the art ‣ Many ASHRAE activities focus on it (e. g. , research, programs) ‣ ASHRAE Standards and Guidelines use it as a basis ‣ Technical data for design engineers ‣ Principal membership benefit 3

Handbook Chapter Contents Important, practical design guidance and data from your TC, particularly from

Handbook Chapter Contents Important, practical design guidance and data from your TC, particularly from research and programs Pertinent points from Standards and Guidelines References that lead to more detail 4

Handbook Committee Liaisons � TC’s first point of contact with Society’s Handbook Committee (HBC)

Handbook Committee Liaisons � TC’s first point of contact with Society’s Handbook Committee (HBC) � Contact information should be on TC rosters (if not, contact ASHRAE Handbook staff) 5

Your Handbook Committee Liaison Establishes communication channels Advises TC Chair on organizing Handbook subcommittee,

Your Handbook Committee Liaison Establishes communication channels Advises TC Chair on organizing Handbook subcommittee, if necessary Monitors progress (attends meetings; email; phone) Reviews final manuscript and approval checklist, then notifies or sends to editor at HQ/Atlanta Provides coordination and policy advice 6

TC Handbook Subcommittee � Needed to deal specifically with Handbook issues separately from and

TC Handbook Subcommittee � Needed to deal specifically with Handbook issues separately from and preferably before main TC meeting; continues to meet throughout revision cycle � Meets � Appointed by TC chair � Subcommittee chair appoints each chapter’s Internal and external reviewers Lead author or reviser Other author or revisers 7

Revision Procedures NEW! For 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 volumes, access your official base

Revision Procedures NEW! For 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 volumes, access your official base Word files and make revisions at the new ASHRAE Authoring Portal (AAP) at authoring. ashrae. org. Indicate revisions using track changes in Microsoft Word. 8

Handbook Central ‣Your one-stop web location for important Handbook development resources (go to www.

Handbook Central ‣Your one-stop web location for important Handbook development resources (go to www. ashrae. org, then to the Publications tab, click on the Handbook link): • ASHRAE Authoring Portal • Important Guidance Documents

Handbook Central ‣ASHRAE Authoring Portal ‣Important Documents • Authors and Revisers Guide (ARG) •

Handbook Central ‣ASHRAE Authoring Portal ‣Important Documents • Authors and Revisers Guide (ARG) • Training Power. Point Presentations • Chapter Review Form • Chapter List by Volume/TC/Schedule • Checklist for TCs • List of Liaisons by Volume/TC • Guidelines for Handbook Online features • Sample Handbook Revision Schedule

Sample Handbook Revision Schedule 11

Sample Handbook Revision Schedule 11

Authors and Revisers Guide ‣ Download from Handbook Central ‣ Covers philosophy, formatting, and

Authors and Revisers Guide ‣ Download from Handbook Central ‣ Covers philosophy, formatting, and submission requirements for chapters Please read and use the Authors and Revisers Guide! 12

Authors and Revisers Guide (cont’d) Highlights/key points include Content philosophy for each volume Chapter

Authors and Revisers Guide (cont’d) Highlights/key points include Content philosophy for each volume Chapter outlines Descriptions of intended audience, typical users Guidance on practical examples How to propose a new chapter 13

Authors and Revisers Guide (cont’d) Review/Revision Procedure: Review chapters in first six months after

Authors and Revisers Guide (cont’d) Review/Revision Procedure: Review chapters in first six months after publication Submit revisions and new chapters electronically using official base Word file or new Word file Submit graphic files separately (i. e. , do not embed figures in word processing documents in final submittal) Use the “track changes” feature in Word! 14

One last reminder… To save time and effort, please read and use the Authors

One last reminder… To save time and effort, please read and use the Authors and Revisers Guide! 15

Do Don’t ‣Keep to realistic schedule ‣Assemble writing team early ‣Contact writers frequently ‣Replace

Do Don’t ‣Keep to realistic schedule ‣Assemble writing team early ‣Contact writers frequently ‣Replace writers who don’t ‣Overestimate time available ‣Delay organizing writers ‣Leave writers alone and ‣Keep TC informed of progress ‣Keep Handbook Liaison up to noncommunicator communicate with you date unloved ‣Expect much from a ‣Fail to get TC input and approval of early drafts 16

Do Don’t ‣Require references for new ‣Include unsubstantiated ‣Validate existing references ‣Check changes to

Do Don’t ‣Require references for new ‣Include unsubstantiated ‣Validate existing references ‣Check changes to other ‣Use outdated references to material opinions chapters you reference tables, figures, etc. in other chapters engineer equations ‣Summarize math for design ‣Include derivations of design ‣Recognize major ‣Forget to submit approval contributors to chapter checklist with manuscript 17

Important Procedural Details TC must approve (by vote) final version and any substantive revisions

Important Procedural Details TC must approve (by vote) final version and any substantive revisions Record TC vote FOR/AGAINST/ABSTAIN/ABSENT in meeting minutes and on checklist Submit list of major contributors so proper credit can be given Submit approved manuscript, checklist, and other required materials to your liaison on time 18

Permissions Permission (in writing; email acceptable) must be obtained to reprint figures, tables, or

Permissions Permission (in writing; email acceptable) must be obtained to reprint figures, tables, or substantial text passages from works copyrighted by other than ASHRAE (ARG section 6. 4). New permission must be obtained for each new Handbook edition unless ongoing, future permission statement in writing from copyright owner is in hand. “Boilerplate” permission request letter is available from Handbook staff can also answer questions and provide specific guidance. 19

Out-of-Sequence Updates for ASHRAE Handbook Online For updates needed between four-year revisions Brief, urgent

Out-of-Sequence Updates for ASHRAE Handbook Online For updates needed between four-year revisions Brief, urgent updates because of new research, technology, etc. (generally not complete rewrites) Updates will appear as soon as possible in Handbook Online, subject to vendor scheduling Requires approval vote by the TC “Official” version of Handbook is still the print edition, not Handbook Online Updates for Handbook Online can be submitted to Handbook liaison anytime 20

Finally… If you need help, contact your friendly neighborhood Handbook Committee Liaison! (contact info

Finally… If you need help, contact your friendly neighborhood Handbook Committee Liaison! (contact info on TC roster) 21