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Louis H. Hite BAS Sales Manager Air Conditioning Equipment Sales, Inc 7314 Impala Drive Richmond, VA 23228 United States Office: (804) 264-2911 x205 Email: louish@aceshvac.com

October 12th 2020 - 11 AM

Kyle DelPiano MEETING HELD VIRTUALLY Click Here 11:00 AM - Presentation
Kyle DelPiano Variable-Speed Pumping Control Strategies The design and operation of hydronic systems have changed drastically over the years. The control of the pumps can have a significant impact on system efficiency and over all building comfort. This presentation evaluates modern control strategies for variable speed pumping in HVAC hydronic systems by looking at how the control area or control curve and diversity of the system can cause coil flow misses when operating at part load conditions. This course will also examine variable speed curve control and area control strategies with guidelines on when to apply each. Speaker Bio: Kyle DelPiano is the business development manager, Commercial Buildings, for Xylem. In this role, he works with senior management of water technologies and other divisions to develop strategic direction for the company’s HVAC market. Kyle has nearly 12 years of experience in the HVAC industry in a variety of sales and training roles. Kyle graduated from Auburn University in 2007, with a bachelor of science degree in polymer and fiber engineering, concentration in mechanics. Prior to joining Xylem in 2014, he was a sales engineer with Trane/Ingersoll Rand from 2008-2014, applying his engineering skills and knowledge to the HVAC industry and combining that with his outgoing personality and natural ability to cultivate relationships. He is LEED AP certified and an active committee member of HIA-C Hydraulic Industrial Alliance. He is a frequent ASHRAE presenter and has been recently nominated to the ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturers Program. In addition to numerous technical presentations, Kyle has authored articles that have appeared in national industry publications on topics such as the advantages of hydronic systems versus variable refrigerant flow systems (VRF) as well as systems efficiency and modern pump selection. He recently authored an article on testing methods for new Department of Energy pump efficiency standards. Kyle co-developed Xylem’s Part Load Efficiency Value (PLEV) calculation, adapted from the AHRI IPLV standard load profile used for testing and rating chillers. PLEV is a standardized load profile that helps system designers calculate the energy consumption of the pump when a building’s actual load profile is not available to them. He espouses the benefits of mentorship for career and personal development, having been on the receiving end of great advice and feedback and also paying it forward by helping new engineers navigate the hydronic field. He’s passionate about helping people, whether that’s volunteering through his church, supporting Xylem’s corporate philanthropy program Watermark or working through a customer question about hydronic systems. He wholeheartedly believes his responsibility as an engineer is to never stop learning and to share his industry knowledge with those around him, inspired by the Auburn University creed: “I believe in education, which gives me the knowledge to work wisely and trains my mind and my hands to work skillfully.”

September 8th 2020 - 12 PM

Brett Monteleone MEETING HELD VIRTUALLY 12:00 PM - Presentation
Brett Monteleone Centrifugal Chiller Operation and Efficiency Including a System Discussion on Optimization We will discuss the key drivers behind a centrifugal chiller’s energy consumption, along with design and operational decisions, that can help improve system efficiency. Speaker Bio: Brett Monteleone is the Regional Sales Manager covering the entire chiller line of business for the South Region. In his 15 years with York and JCI, he has held different local and regional positions in Orlando, Jacksonville and now works directly for JCI’s corporate headquarters in Milwaukee, WI. In his current role, he is responsible for the promotion and application of JCI’s entire portfolio of chillers and heat pumps. His career has been specifically focused on overall system optimization and design. He has supported the application of JCI’s chiller offering on projects throughout the USA and abroad in South America, North Africa, the Middle East and the Caribbean. Seawater cooled titanium centrifugal, radiator cooled centrifugal and waterside cascade are just a few of the unique project applications Brett has lead in his career. Brett holds a BSIE from the University of Florida and is a LEED Accredited Professional. MICROSOFT TEAMS FOR VIRTUAL MEETING ACCESSED HERE Learn more about Teams
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November 2nd, 2020 - 12 PM

MEETING HELD VIRTUALLY 12:00 PM - Presentation
Doug Tucker Topic: The Changing Landscape of Refrigerants Speaker Bio: Doug Tucker is the Director of Industry and Government Relations at Mitsubishi Electric US (MEUS) in Suwanee, Georgia. In this role he represents the interests of MEUS with federal, state and local governmental organizations, with industry trade groups and regulatory bodies, and with energy efficiency advocacy groups. He is a recognized expert in the fields of standards development, conformity assessment, and regulatory policy of HVAC&R equipment. Prior to joining Mitsubishi Electric in 2014, Doug directed the international standards activities of ASHRAE, managing the development of ISO standards for refrigeration & air- conditioning, building energy efficiency, and indoor environmental quality. As staff liaison, he was also responsible for ASHRAE Standard 15, Safety Standard for Refrigeration Systems, and ASHRAE Standard 34, Designation and Safety Classification of Refrigerants. Preceding his 15 years with ASHRAE, Doug was engaged for over 10 years in various engineering and management roles with Intertek/ETL Testing Laboratories. An ASHRAE member since 1999, Doug currently serves on SPC 15.2P - Safety Standard for Refrigeration Systems in Residential Applications, SSPC 34 - Designation and Safety Classification of Refrigerants, SSPC 90.1 - Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, SGPC 41P - Design, Installation and Commissioning of Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) Systems, and MTG Lower Global Warming Potential Alternative Refrigerants. He was one of three presenters for the 2019 ASHRAE Webcast: The Future of Refrigerants: Unitary and VRF Systems. Doug is active on Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) regulatory and government relations committees, and is a member of the board of directors of the Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy and the Green Building Initiative. He received his Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and his MBA in International Business from Georgia State University, and has held a Professional Engineer license in Georgia and Florida.

November 2nd, 2020 12 PM

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December 7th 2020 - 12 PM

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Tyler Berry and Joseph Klotz Topic: Division 25 - Building Operating System Integration & Design Implementation Integration. A word and a concept that has been used for decades. It is one thing to collect data and showcase it on a common dashboard, but how can we use building data to make a better building and drive business decisions. Let’s explore the history of integration, how we can better use that technology, and potential changes in design and contracting philosophy to reduce scope gaps, increase security, and provide efficiency in construction and design. Division 25 is where technology driven projects are heading. How do we get there? Speaker Biographies: Tyler Berry is a Consulting Engineer Account Executive for Johnson Controls. In his role, he works primarily with consulting engineering firms on a variety of projects and design strategies. Tyler’s customer engagement is design education focused, while leveraging Johnson Controls’ diverse portfolio of building solutions to solve the design challenges of his customers. Tyler assists and provides guidance internally on performance specifications, and portfolio and business strategies, and appreciates sharing design experience and knowledge with his supporting team members. Above all, he enjoys challenging himself and others to think outside the box on solutions, to continuously educate, and to think holistically when designing efficient building solutions. Prior to being at Johnson Controls, Tyler worked as a licensed design engineer and managed projects from pursuit and proposal to execution and construction. Tyler graduated from VCU in 2012 with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. He has served on the VCU College of Engineering Board since 2012, and with 2 years as President and 4 years as Vice-President of the Board. He values providing career guidance and education to college students and young engineers alike. Tyler has also served on the Richmond ASHRAE Board since 2016, and thoroughly enjoys the professional development, comradery, education, and relationships he has developed across the country while serving the Chapter. JOSEPH H. KLOTZ; Johnson Controls BMS Business Development Manager Much of Joe’s career has been focused on promoting and using technology to drive innovation, sustainability and energy savings in buildings. Joe has been in the HVAC / BAS industry since 1981, as a facilities manager, public facilities director, international business manager, and CEO of a BAS manufacturer. Joe graduated from the University of Alaska Fairbanks with a BS in Natural Resources Management. His work and responsibilities at Johnson Controls include supporting BMS Products marketing and sales for critical control, energy management, cybersecurity and sustainability projects. Joe is an ASHRAE member; he presents and speaks at many public events across North America.
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September 5th 2019

Louis H. Hite BAS Sales Manager Air Conditioning Equipment Sales, Inc 7314 Impala Drive Richmond, VA 23228 United States Office: (804) 264-2911 x205 Email: louish@aceshvac.com
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Louis H. Hite BAS Sales Manager Air Conditioning Equipment Sales, Inc 7314 Impala Drive Richmond, VA 23228 United States Office: (804) 264-2911 x205 Email: louish@aceshvac.com
ASHRAE and certain product names/logos/images used herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of ASHRAE and/or one of its subsidiaries or affiliates in the U.S. and/or other countries 2017. This Website Is Maintained By The Richmond Virginia Chapter Of The American Society Of Heating, Refrigerating, And Air Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE). It Was Last Revised In February Of 2018. It Does Not Present Official Positions Of The Society Nor Reflect Society Policy. ASHRAE Chapters May Not Act For The Society And The Information Presented Here Has Not Had Society Review.
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