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November 25, 2020 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST Duration: 1 hour(s) Early Bird Price: $40+TAX (before Nov 13); Regular Price: $55+TAX (after Nov 13)
Show(s): BUILDEX Alberta
Credits: OAA 1; BOMI 1; 1.0 AAA Structured LH
Stream(s): Sustainable Design, Environment, Energy Efficiency & Higher; Optimizing Building Performance & Enhancing Net Asset Value; Apartment & Condominium Management
This session will provide practical information from the ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force Building Readiness Guide to help attendees understand how to analyze and create a Building Readiness Plan to assist in the re-occupancy of existing buildings. The panel will discuss how your HVAC system might be designed to respond to an infectious virus, like SARS-CoV-2, in addition to alterations to incorporate mitigation strategies. Attend the session to learn how to: (1) evaluate a building’s HVAC system(s) ability to mitigate the transmission of an infectious aerosol; (2) understand the components of an effective Building Readiness Plan; (3) explain HVAC system characteristics beneficial to mitigating the spread of a virus; (4) understand how this may affect future HVAC design criteria.
Wade Conlan, P.E., BCxP, CxA, LEED AP BD+C has over 25 years of commissioning and design engineering experience and serves as Hanson's Commissioning and Energy Discipline Manager. Wade has lead retro-commissioning on over 60 million square feet of built environment around the world. He is active in ASHRAE and has held various positions at Chapter, Region, and Society Level including being a Director-at-Large for the ASHRAE’s Board, a voting member of ASHRAE’s Epidemic Task Force and leader of the Building Readiness Team. He is currently the Chair of ASHRAE GPC 1.6P, Commissioning Data Centers and voting member of SSPC 300 Commissioning. Wade has won many ASHRAE awards, including the Exceptional Service Award.
Dennis Knight, P.E., FASHRAE has 46 years’ experience in the design, construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance of buildings and their HVAC systems. Dennis is the founder and a principal of Whole Building Systems, LLC, a high-performance building consultancy, located in Charleston, SC. He is currently the Vice Chair of the ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force, an ASHRAE Fellow and ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer. He has held numerous chapter, regional and society level positions within ASHRAE and authored and co-authored several articles and publications on Building Information Modeling and Integrated Building Design during the past 40 years.
Sarah E. Maston, P.E., BCxP, QCxP, LEED AP, is the president of Green Footprints Commissioning, Inc. Ms. Maston is a mechanical engineer with 20 years of experience in mechanical/ HVAC systems evaluation, troubleshooting, design, startup, and commissioning for a variety of project types. including schools, assisted living facilities, hospitals, and commercial properties. She is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), where she majored in Mechanical Engineering with a concentration in Energy Systems. Ms. Maston volunteers extensively for ASHRAE. She currently serves on the Board of Directors as a Director-at-Large and as Chair of the Society Planning Committee. Locally, she is active with her local Chamber of Commerce, the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), an Engineering Advisor for the Hudson High School, and the Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts.