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UPCOMING EVENTS:

 #1 January CIC ASHRAE Webinar

Design-Build-Operate-Maintain: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Charles “Chuck” E. Gulledge III, P.E., HBDP, LEED AP

2020-21 ASHRAE President

Charles E. Gulledge III, P.E., HBDP, LEED AP, Fellow ASHRAE, is ASHRAE’s President for the 2020-21 term. Gulledge previously served on the ASHRAE Board of Directors as president-elect, treasurer, vice president and director-at-large.

For his time and dedication to ASHRAE and the industry, he is the recipient of numerous awards including the Exceptional Service Award, Distinguished Service Award, Chapter Service Award, Regional Award of Merit, two ASHRAE Technology Awards and the Dan Mills Technology Award.

 

MEETING SPONSOR: AC Equipment Representatives, Inc.

RECENT EVENTS:

#1 December CIC ASHRAE Webinar: Back to Basics - Duct Fittings Selection Course

Tuesday December 15th 11:30 - 12:30

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ASHRAE Back to Basics - Duct Fittings Selection Course 

Learning Objectives

  • Learn fundamentals of pressure
  • How pressure loss is determined
  • Difference between friction loss and dynamic loss
  • Friction loss efficiency
  • How are loss coefficients for fittings determined
  • Fitting Efficiencies
  • How static regain is affected

Speaker: 

Patrick Brooks

Pat Brooks is a Senior Project Manager for SMACNA, based in Cincinnati, OH.  Headquarters is in Chantilly VA.

He has 35 years of direct experience include sales, engineering, and production management in the HVAC industry, specifically ductwork manufacturing. With a Bachelor’s and Master’s in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from The Ohio State University, Pat was an industry leader in the factory-fabricated spiral duct market while working as a Director of Manufacturing for  McGill Airflow and as a General Manager for Eastern Sheet Metal.   He has written static regain duct design programs and is the chair of the subcommittee for ASHRAE’s Duct Design Guide.  Pat is also a member of TC5.2, the ASHRAE committee for Duct Design.  He is the Technical Chair for SPIDA. These positions have made Pat key in helping HVAC system designers everywhere understand and appreciate the energy efficiency advantages of proper duct design. His unique background allowed him to help representatives and now contractors to understand duct systems and how they should be installed and operated. 

HIGH PERFORMANCE BUILDINGS WEBINAR - ASHRAE Guideline 36

NOVEMBER 10th - 12:00 - 1:30 PM


Description: This presentation will provide an introduction to “High-Performance Sequences of Operation for HVAC Systems” as described in ASHRAE Guideline 36-2018. This guideline defines best-in-class sequences of operation for HVAC systems that help maximize energy efficiency, improve occupant comfort, and provide real-time fault detection and diagnostics (FDD).


Receive: .1 CEU Credit


Presented by: Ken Gilbert, Regional Technical Consultant - Automated Logic

Learning Objectives:
• What are high performance sequences of operation for HVAC systems?
• What is ASHRAE Guideline 36?
• What are the benefits of these high performance sequences of operation?
• How to specify high performance sequences of operation for ASHRAE Guideline 36
• The future of ASHRAE Guideline 36

 

#2 HIGH PERFORMANCE BUILDINGS WEBINAR - ASHRAE Guideline 36

NOVEMBER 10th - 12:00 - 1:30 PM


Description: This presentation will provide an introduction to “High-Performance Sequences of Operation for HVAC Systems” as described in ASHRAE Guideline 36-2018. This guideline defines best-in-class sequences of operation for HVAC systems that help maximize energy efficiency, improve occupant comfort, and provide real-time fault detection and diagnostics (FDD).


Receive: .1 CEU Credit


Presented by: Ken Gilbert, Regional Technical Consultant - Automated Logic

Learning Objectives:
• What are high performance sequences of operation for HVAC systems?
• What is ASHRAE Guideline 36?
• What are the benefits of these high performance sequences of operation?
• How to specify high performance sequences of operation for ASHRAE Guideline 36
• The future of ASHRAE Guideline 36

 

#3 2020 Midwest Healthcare Engineering Conference

WATCH A RECORDING OF OUR VIRTUAL MEETING HERE

(VIRTUAL MEETING) Increasing Awareness of Safety Risks to Healthcare Team Members from Infectious Aerosols in Perioperative Spaces

10AM - 11AM, NOVEMBER 4th

 

Abstract: In the wake of the recent pandemic, the need to protect healthcare team members from exposure to potentially infectious aerosols has become increasingly evident. Healthcare team members can be exposed to infectious aerosols, such as SARS-CoV-2 and Tuberculosis, in perioperative settings such as operating rooms where blood and body fluids can be aerosolized during procedure to preparatory or post anesthesia where intubation or extubating processes occur. The expulsion of infectious aerosols designed move particle contaminants away from the patient are directed exterior areas of the space before being exhausted or retuned.

OnSite-LLC will present a select number of nearly one hundred (100) studies where in-room potentially infectious aerosol contamination levels in areas surrounding the patient were gathered an analyzed. These areas include where healthcare team members typically perform their duties ranging from anesthesia to imaging technicians and circulating nurses. Based upon the presentation of the in-room contamination data, strategies and recommendations on how to reduce or mitigate risks of accidental infectious aerosol exposure to healthcare team members will be discussed by a cross functional panel of facilities, nursing, infection prevention, surgery, and leadership

 

OnSite-LLC Speaker Bios

Dr. Jennifer Wagner, Ph.D., CIC

Co-Founder, OnSite-LLC

Dr. Jennifer Wagner, Ph.D., CIC., co-founded OnSite-LLC to focus her expertise on reducing the rate of healthcare acquired infections (HAIs) through consulting, education and research. She has worked with prominent healthcare organizations to improve infection prevention. She has also worked with innovative product designers to test the efficacy of their inventions to reduce infection rates and comply with CMS, CDC, Joint Commission and other regulatory agencies. Dr. Wagner is well versed in public speaking as well as providing expert witness testimony. She has been recognized as an expert in microbiology and infectious disease in several superior courts. Additionally, she is published in multiple peer reviewed journals including the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC), Journal of American College of Surgeons, Cell, Journal of Cell Biology (JCB), and American Society for Heating, Refrigerating and Air conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).

Damon G. Greeley, PE, CEM, HFDP, CBCP, EDAC, CHFM, A-IPC

Co-Founder, OnSite-LLC

Damon Greeley co-founded OnSite-LLC to further his passion to continuously improve infection prevention in the healthcare built and operations environment through actively engaging innovation and creativity. As a member of OnSite’s research team he actively investigates newer methodologies or technologies that improve infection control coupled with best life cycle costs. He is LUMA Institute (LI) trained, and facilitates human centered solutions interactive sessions that build consensus around the Luma Institutes’ most advanced yet acceptable (MAYA) approach. Damon serves on The Center for Health Design’s EDAC Advisory Council and is charged with educating healthcare engineers on implementing Evidence Based Design. He received his CEM (Certified Energy Manager) in 2004, HFDP (Healthcare Facility Design Professional) certification in 2005, CBCP (Certified Building Commissioning Professional (CBCP) certification in 2006, EDAC (Evidence Based Design) accreditation in 2011, and CHFM (Certified Healthcare Facility Manager) certification in 2016.

 

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