Digital Transformation in The Building Industry (ASHRAE Presidential Address)

Charles Gulledge, III, ASHRAE President 2020-2021

Digital transformation is not simply associated with adopting new technical solutions. Knowledge needs to be captured and linked in such a way that all relevant stakeholders’ benefit. Doing so requires understanding of how to collect, store, and analyze data; so that it is insightful and actionable. The ASHRAE Digital Lighthouse and Industry 4.0 focuses on reimagining the building industry by not only integrating industry segments, but technology. This presentation will examine how we will lead the industry in becoming a part of the digital transformation that will guide the building industry into the next decade and beyond.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define what Value means and how to find it.
  • Comprehend how Lean Integrated Project Delivery seeks Value.
  • Explore how the Digital Landscape drives Value and Productivity.
  • Understand how Off-Site enhances Value.


Sponsored By


Holding over 650 technical patents, Dwyer Instruments, Inc. is a global leader in designing and manufacturing controls, sensors, and instrumentation solutions to the HVAC market. Investing in state-of-the-art R&D facilities for best-in-class product testing and verification has not only kept Dwyer relevant for over 85 years, it has also kept us on the cutting-edge of product development. Using the most advanced computer modeling software to simulate real world situations helps Dwyer to create more accurate measurement techniques in our products. Innovative HVAC product designs have been recognized by industry experts; most recently for the 490W Hydronic Differential Pressure Manometer – the most innovative HVAC water balancing instrument.



Oct 21 2020


1:00 pm


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