The Atlanta Chapter of ASHRAE is planning its second Day on the Hill on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, during National Engineers Week. Volunteers will visit the Georgia State Capitol to meet with their legislators, specifically those on committees relevant to the built environment, to discuss how ASHRAE can be a resource for them. Rep. Lynn Smith, Chairperson of the National Resources and Environment Committee in the House, recently said that legislators don’t want a “Vote yes!” or “Vote no!” message; they want information and knowledge from their constituents.
8:00 am - 9:30 am - Advocacy training - learn everything you need to know about advocacy and ASHRAE. You'll be an expert by the time we walk to the Capitol. Coffee and donuts will be provided. AIA-Georgia is providing their conference room on the 8th floor of the Hurt Building (50 Hurt Plaza, downtown) to simplify our logistics. See below for directions. We will walk from the Hurt Building to the Capitol at 9:30 am.
10:00 am - photo op with Governor Deal and Proclamation of National Engineer's Week
10:30 am - 11:30 am - visit your senator and representative with ASHRAE handouts
If you have any questions feel free to reach out to our GGAC chair Meghan McNulty at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Important: Photo ID is required for entry to the State Capitol building.
To get to the Hurt Building (50 Hurt Plaza):
- MARTA - 5 Points or Peachtree Center Stations bring you within a few blocks.
- Bike parking. Basement of Hurt Bldg.
- Car parking. Hurt Parking deck located at 33 Hurt Plaza. United Way parking deck accessed from Auburn Ave btwn Peachtree Center Ave and Courtland Ave.
To get to the State Capitol: