October 2019  


Hello and welcome to the October 2019 edition of the MNASHRAE Newsletter.

Thanks to all who came out and made the 2019 Energy Expo a success this year!  It was a great event with over 170 registrants and 60+ vendor representatives. With three technical tracks, one including 2 hours of professional ethics, and a keynote address from Clean Energy Economy MN there was something for everyone.


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Upcoming Events

Intersection of ASHRAE's Alternative OA Calculations, IAQ and Energy Savings - Healthy Indoor Air with Lower Energy Costs Using Bipolar Ionization

October 22, 2019 11:30am-1:00 pm

Presentation will cover the history and impact of indoor air quality, contaminants of concern, air purification options, the history of Bipolar Ionization and deploying an air purification strategy to reduce capital and operational expenses.  ASHRAE’s two main methods of sizing HVAC equipment will be discussed. This will include the benefits of applying ASHRAE’s IAQ Procedure in HVAC design.

One PDH hour will be available.

For more informaiton and registration click here.


ASHRAE 2019 Habitat for Humanity Home Build

October 26, 2019 8:00am-4:00pm

On Saturday, October 26th, ASHRAE will work alongside a Habitat partner family to help them build their home in our Twin Cities Metro Area. Habitat for Humanity is a global nonprofit housing organization working to build a world where everyone has a place to live. All skill vounteer levels are welcome and no construction experience is necessary.

For more information and registration click here.


Certified Passive House Tradesperson Training

NAPHN Chapter, Passive House Minnesota (PHMN) is excited to offer the Certified Passive House Tradesperson Training in Minneapolis on November 12-16 in collaboration with Emu Systems. 

Registration and more information here.

NAPHN’s Certified Passive House Tradesperson course is the premier training program for building professionals who are concerned about moisture control, air sealing, thermal bridging, healthy indoor air, durability, resiliency, and affordability of high-performance.

A four-day course that teaches practical Passive House building strategies with theory – with a combination of in-class exercises and hands-on workshop experience, incorporating actual building of Passive House details relevant to the US construction industry. The exam is given on the last day, Nov. 16th.

Who is this for? This course is for all building professionals: tradespeople, site supervisors, project managers and general contractors who will be involved in the construction of Passive House building – as well as architects, MEP and structural engineers, builders and construction managers.

Sign up today.


Refrigeration Seminar 2020 Save the Date

The Annual Refrigeration Seminar has been set for February 11, 2020 at Grumpy's in Roseville.  Make sure to mark it on your calendar and we will hav emore details for you soon!

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