Thursday, October 29, 2009

November 11 Lunch Meeting Announcement

Characteristics of High Performance Schools
Energy and Indoor Environmental Quality

Green building in education provides numerous benefits: operational cost savings, reduced energy use, greater health and well-being and improved student performance.

There are many resources available to the mechanical designer however few resources focus exclusively on HVAC systems and how to optimize space heating and cooling requirements while providing a superior indoor environment.

This program examines the most common guidelines and best practices in the industry for the successful implementation of high performance HVAC systems in education with particular emphasis on K-12 Applications.

Speaker: Paul Pieper - ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer

Paul Pieper, Eng., is the Marketing Manager for Venmar CES Inc., an innovative manufacturer of cost effective, energy efficient, energy recovery solutions for the commercial ventilation market.

Mr. Pieper has over 15 years of Sales and Product Management experience in designing high performance HVAC systems and equipment for commercial and industrial applications. He holds a degree in Pure and Applied Science from Marianopolis College, a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering and a certificate in Software Development from Concordia University in Montreal.

Mr. Pieper is a member of the Quebec Order of Professional Engineers as well as the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). He currently represents Venmar CES Inc. with the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) on the Air-to-Air Energy Recovery Ventilation Equipment Section.

Mr. Pieper is the Chair of ASHRAE TC 8.12 Desiccant Dehumidification Equipment and Components and is an active member of ASHRAE TC 5.5 Air-to-Air Energy Recovery.

Date & Time
Wednesday, November 11, 2009
11:30 AM - 1:15 PM

Washington Athletic Club
1325 6th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101

Please register on or before Friday, November 6
To make your reservation go to the Acteva event website:

Cost: $35 - ASHRAE Chapter Members; $40 - Guests; $15 - Students

If you have questions regarding registration, contact Scott Vollmoeller at or 206-262-1010.

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