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April Meeting

April 6th Program
 Location: Biaggi's
 5195 Utica Ridge Road
 Davenport, IA

Program: Commissioning Tips, Tricks and Techniques

Agenda: 4:30 -5:30 Presentation
 5:30-5:45 Meeting
 5:45-6:45 Dinner

Menu:  Wild Boar Ragu and House Salad

David Underwood - Distinguished Lecturer:
2015-2016, President, ASHRAE

David Underwood, P.Eng , resides in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. As ASHRAE's
2015-2016 president, his theme is "Making Connections."  He is an ASHRAE
Fellow and a Life Member. He has received an Exceptional Service Award, a
Distinguished Service Award and the William J. Collins Research Promotion
Award. He previously served on the Board as a Director at large, two terms
as a vice president, treasurer, president-elect and president.

Immediately after graduation in engineering from the University of Manitoba
in Canada Underwood was employed by a major products manufacturer in HVAC&R.
After approximately 10 years he founded Isotherm Engineering Ltd., an HVAC&R
design-build enterprise, which continues to operate.

He was a Board member of the Ontario Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
Contractors Association for many years. He served on the advisory group that
assisted in developing provincial refrigeration regulations and also
coauthored a trade refrigeration safety manual.

He was on the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) B52 committee on
Mechanical Refrigeration. As a member of a Canadian Federal committee, he
participated in writing the Building Science and Plumbing section of the
2015 edition of the Model National Building Code (MNBC).

David Underwood is also an ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer, and a member of
Technical Committee 7.2, HVAC&R Construction & Design Build Technologies.

About the Presentation:
Tips, Tricks, and Techniques of Commissioning
GBCI Approved | 1 CE Hour | 0920010355
AIA Approved | 1 LU | UNDERWOOD01

As a long time practitioner, the speaker will discuss some of the tips,
tricks and techniques to successfully commission any project. In the tips
portion, the discussion will focus on such items as starting early with the
development of Owners Project Requirements (OPR) or alternatively how to
handle projects that lack OPR (more typical). For example, adding value no
matter what stage of the construction you enter the commissioning process.
Tricks will look at how to engage all participants in the project and ideas
about how to proceed cooperatively. Techniques will review methods for
pricing, performance verification and operator training.

Please register for this meeting by April 2nd.

Registration link for this month's meeting

If you are not a member of the Mississippi Valley ASHRAE Chapter, we would
still like to you attend.

An entry fee of $20 will be accepted at the door for all non-members.


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