American Society of Heating and Ventilation Engineers

American Society of Heating and Ventilation Engineers (HM20CP)

Location: New York, NY 10012 New York County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 43.664', W 73° 59.705'

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Centennial: 1894-95 - 1994-95

On this site, where stood the Broadway Central Hotel, the American Society of Heating and Ventilation Engineers was founded on September 10, 1894, to advance the proper heating and ventilation of all classes of buildings through improvements to the construction of mechanical apparatus and the establishment of clearly defined standards for building environments. In 1954, the Society changed its name to the American Society of Heating and Air-Conditioning Engineers to reflect the emergence of comfort cooling, and in 1959 merged with the American Society of Refrigerating Engineers, founded in 1904.

This plaque is dedicated on September 10, 1994, by the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers to commemorate the accomplishments of the organization's founders and of those who followed them in their pursuit of scientific discovery and technological development which improve the quality of life through efficiently controlled environments.
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HM NumberHM20CP
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Year Placed1994
Placed ByAmerican Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers
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Date Added Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 584862 N 4509019
Decimal Degrees40.72773333, -73.99508333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 43.664', W 73° 59.705'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 43' 39.84" N, 73° 59' 42.3" W
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Area Code(s)917, 914, 212, 646, 347
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 240 Mercer St, New York NY 10012, US
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