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Thursday, November 12, 2015



Tour of Montessori School featured in High Performing Buildings magazine

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Please join us for a tour of the Hollis Montessori School this November. See this high performing building firsthand, and learn about the state-of-the-art technology and energy efficient design that lends to its extraordinarily low energy consumption.

Following the tour there will be a presentation and dinner located at the Common Man in Merrimack. The presentation will be made by the project architect David Ely.


Dinner &
Presentation Location:

Common Man
304 Daniel Webster Hwy
Merrimack, NH 03054

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Tour Location:

Hollis Montessori School
9 S Merrimack Rd
Hollis, NH 03049

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4:00 – BOG meeting
– tour

6:45 – arrive at Common Man
7:00 – dinner buffet
7:30 – presentation
8:30 – end presentation / raffle


David Ely, AIA

David Ely is principal architect at Windy Hill Associates. He is Chairman of the Environmental Guild which is the AIANH chapter of AIA’s Committee on the Environment (COTE). He has been designing environmentally responsible, energy efficient homes, schools and commercial buildings for over 35 years. He actively promotes energy efficiency education for architects and others through the Environmental Guild’s continuing education programs. He is a graduate of Oklahoma State University and currently lives near Manchester, NH. His projects include Super-Insulated homes, Passive House Certified, Passive Solar buildings, Net Zero Energy designs and other sustainable practices.


Dinner will be served buffet style at the Common Man Restaurant in Merrimack


Reservations can also be made by paying in advance via PayPal:

Cost:  Members $40        Guest & late registration $45*        Students $20

ASHRAE is a non-profit and consequently cancellations must be charged
* please note the special price change for this meeting due to venue location and food charge



Note:  For those that are interested in becoming more active with our local Granite State Chapter of ASHRAE, there are committees position and potentially committe chair person positions available for 2014-1015 year.



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