ASHRAE Ottawa Valley Chapter

Meeting 1 - September 18, 2018
ASHRAE - How You Can Get involved
Please Note: Online Registration is Now Closed
The registration deadline for this event was Sep 18, 2018.
Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
Lago Bar (Dows Lake Pavilion)
1001 Queen Elizabeth Driveway
Ottawa, ON
K1S 5K7
Vista Room (Second Floor)
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Registration Deadline
Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
Event Description



Tuesday September 18th, 2018

(Social: 17:30 Dinner: 18:30, Program: 19:30)




Lago Bar & Grill – Dows Lake Pavilion, 1001 Queen Elizabeth Drive








ASHRAE - How You Can Get involved




ASHRAE looks to leaders like you to help us develop the technology that enables high performance for the life of buildings and systems. We depend on your practical experience and knowledge base to help us become better prepared and more marketable for the growing industry.


Becoming involved with ASHRAE provides you with a single resource for keeping up with technical advances in the industry. By joining, you gain direct access to new technology; universally recognized technical information; and you influence the direction of the built environment.


Below are a few ways in which you can get more involved with ASHRAE. Presentations Topics will include:

  • ASHRAE Bio
  • Chapter Level
  • Regional Level
  • Technical Committee’s
  • Standards Committee
  • Standing Committee’s
  • Commenting Opportunities
  • Conference Presentations,
  • Publications and Handbooks Development and Review.




Erich Binder


Speaker Bio:












Erich Binder is an independent engineering consultant with an extensive experience in in the sustainable design of Commercial, Institutional, Industrial, & Cold Climate, Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC), Plumbing, Fire Suppression & Specialty Mechanical Systems engineering. Erich has also a Certified Risk Manager with over 20 years of Process Safety, Loss Prevention, Industrial Hygiene, Health & Safety Engineering and Auditing experience. Including Corporate Emergency Response and Merger and Acquisition Activities Education and certification includes


  • Registered Engineering Technologists RET, Alberta Society of Engineering Technologists (ASET)
  • Sothern Alberta Polytechnic (SAIT), Air Conditioning Engineering Technology Diploma
  • SAIT Polytechnic, Registered Instructor
  • Certified Risk Manager CRM, Risk Insurance Management Society (RIMS)
  • Refrigeration Service Engineers Society Certificate, HVAC and Building Automation Controls
  • Decision & Risk Analysis & Value Engineering Certification


Erich has extensive experience engineering mechanical system for a variety of cold climate applications. These include Oil & Gas projects include developing HVAC standards and engineering for numerous process facilities for Oil Sands, SAGD and Mining Projects, Gas Processing, Metering Compression and Pipeline facilities, Upstream, Mid Stream, Down Stream Facilities. Erich Binder has engineered HVAC systems for various support facilities for various Industrial projects including Control Buildings, E-House, VFD and Data Storage Facilities, Maintenance, Storage and Emergency Response Facilities. He has extensive experience in Power Generation facilities, including Coal, Natural Gas, Waste Heat, Waste Wood, Run of the River and Combined Heat Power systems. Erich specializes in Hazardous spaces and environments, Laboratory, Sampling Stations, Hazardous Environment, Dust, Mist and Fume collection systems, Industrial Hygiene facilities. Erich Binder has worked as a Risk Analyst & Loss Prevention Consultant providing input into corporate insurance placement, managed Boiler Machinery, Construction Project Losses, Claims and Loss Prevention issues. He has provided support to Insurance Brokers and Insurance companies representatives to review and investigate the cause of failures relating to Power, Natural gas Mid-Stream, Compression, Metering and Pipeline machinery and fire explosion related failures. Erich Coordinated Risk and Loss Prevention audits and inspections for all corporate facilities. A key member of corporate Emergency Response Team and key leaders in Responsible Care, ISO9000, merger and acquisition programs. Erich Binder is:


  • Society Director at Large - ASHRAE
  • Past Society Director and Regional Chair - ASHRAE Region XI
  • Chairman - ASHRAE Cold Climate Design Conference
  • Co-Author - ASHRAE Cold Climate Building Design Guide
  • Co-Author - ASHRAE Hazardous Spaces Design Guide.(Publication Pending)
  • Author Industrial HVAC Design Guide – Basics of industrial HVAC - 101
  • Past Coordinator - ASHRAE
  • Distinguished Lecturer Program
  • Past Chairman - HVAC Advisory Committee (SAIT)
  • Co-developer - 2 month HVAC Certificate Program (SAIT)
  • Instructor - Part Time HVAC related topics (SAIT)
  • Board EXO - Young Engineers in ASHRAE Committee
  • Board EXO - ASHRAE Student Activities Committee
  • Board EXO - ASHRAE Members Council Vice Chairman ASHRAE Development Committee
  • Chairman ASHRAE Audit Committee Member: ASHRAE TC 5.8 Industrial
  • Ventilation (Combined with TC 9.2) Member : ASHRAE TC 9.2 Industrial Air Conditioning
  • Chairman: ASHRAE TRG9 – CCBDG – Cold Climate Building Design Guide.
  • Member: ASHRAE MTG-ACR – Air Change Rate
  • Chairman - Chelonian Loss Prevention Engineering Semina
Lago is happy to accommodate some dietary needs with one week's notice. Please get in touch with Sandy Taylor.




Contact & Support

Sandy Taylor
Chapter Director, ASHRAE Ottawa Valley Chapter

All prices in Canadian dollars
Ticket Price
Meeting Registration
Meeting registration which includes dinner.
ASHRAE Associate, Affiliate or Member $48.00
ASHRAE Student $35.00
ASHRAE Life or Fellow $48.00
Non-Member Guest $65.00
Sponsor a Student Meal
Be generous and help the Ottawa Valley Chapter grow, by sponsoring a student attendance.
Meeting Registration - Student
Bring a guest
Meeting registration which includes dinner.
ASHRAE OVC Member Guest
Special Pricing for ASHRAE OVC Chapter Member Guests
Visiting ASHRAE Chapter Member
Special Pricing for ASHRAE Chapter Members from other locations
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Social Hour
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Dinner - approximate timing
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Program: ASHRAE - How You Can Get involved
Presented By:

Erich Binder

Additional Information

Parking in the lot on the north side of Queen Elizabeth Drive (opposite corner). Must bring ticket in for validation - Parking will be complimentary.

Cancellation &
Refund Policy

Refunds requested by September 13, 2018 will be issued, no refunds after this date.

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