170 Colonnade Rd
Humidity Control Done Right
It is well known that proper indoor environmental quality supports health and well being for occupants. Often overlooked however is control of humidity, in particular, avoiding issues with dryness. Recent research shows a much stronger relationship between indoor air hydration and the health of occupants than was previously thought. Learn about the link between humidity and health, the causes of seasonal dryness, as well as best practices for mitigating dry indoor environments. The primary focus is commercial buildings, however, we will also briefly discuss how these concepts apply to residences and industrial applications as well.
Nicholas Lea is a Global Product Manager at the Condair Group based in Ottawa, Ontario. He is a graduate of Carleton University and holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering. As well, he is a licensed Professional Engineer in the province of Ontario and a LEED accredited professional, with specialization in building design and construction (LEED AP BD+C).
Nick’s dedication to the HVAC industry is evident through his participation with ASHRAE TC 5.11 (Humidification), where he is currently serving as Chair, and 5.7 (Evaporative Cooling) Technical Committees. Additionally, Nick is active within the HVAC Manufacturers Industry Association, AHRI, where he is past Chair of the humidifier section. He is a contributing author for ASHRAE Method of Test 164.3, the forthcoming 164.4, AHRI Standard 620, and AHRI Standard 640.
Understanding Psychrometrics Part 2
Following last month’s introduction on psychrometrics where Joel described the basics of the psychrometric chart, this month he’ll show how to size coils using the psychrometric chart. He’ll also be teaching how to estimate condensate out of a cooling coil, how to select evaporative cooling systems and so much more.
Joel Primeau, P.Eng., ing, HBDP, LEED AP, Chief Mechanical Engineer, J.L.Richards and Associates
Joel brings over 30 years of experience in HVAC in design, facilities management, project management, equipment sales and, training. He is one of the two developers of the very popular HVAC Design Essentials Courses I and II, offered by ASHRAE. He brings an energetic and fun approach to teaching HVAC.
Centurion is happy to accommodate some dietary needs with one week's notice. Please email Sandy Taylor. email@example.com
Chapter Director, ASHRAE Ottawa Valley Chapter
Complimentary parking at the back of the building.