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April 14, 2014

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April Meeting
April 14, 2014
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Vintage Brewing Co. - Madison
674 South Whitney Way
Madison, WI 53711
http://vintagebrewingcompany.com/
Geo-Exchange by Distinguished Lecturer Kirk Mescher

$20.00 Member Registration

$30.00 Guest (non Madison ASHRAE member)

$0.00 Cafeteria Plan - Local Member

$0.00 Student Ticket

Technical Session - 5 pm (optional) - Outside Air Systems for Geo-Exchange

Dinner - 6:15 pm

Main Presentation - 7:00 pm - 12 Steps to Improve Geo-Exchange System Design and Performance

 

Technical Session Highlights:

Outside Air Systems for Geo-Exchange

Some believe that heat pumps--especially geo-exchange units--are challenged by outside air requirements. This presentation looks at unique ways to manage outside air requirements for buildings which have geo-exchange or water source heat pump systems.

 

Main Presentation Highlights:

12 Steps to Improved Geo-Exchange System Design and Performance

More geared towards engineers, this presentation covers the requirements of proper geo-exchange design. The presentation looks at the design of a geo-exchange system from beginning to end and points out system specification and description requirements which are unique to geo-exchange.

Presenter:

Kirk T. Mescher is a licensed professional engineer and founding partner of CM Engineering, Inc., in Columbia, Missouri.

 Throughout his career, he has been a leader in design, development and installation of ultra high efficiency heating and cooling systems. For the past eight years, Mescher has been developing high efficiency ground source geo-exchange heating and cooling systems for schools, with an emphasis on retrofit designs for older facilities. His projects have shown consistent, repeatable results—often cutting energy consumption by as much as half and providing his clients with remarkable savings in their utility expenses. His “One Pipe” system features installation costs that are among the lowest in the entire geo-exchange industry. Mescher’s projects typically receive very high Energy Star ratings.

 Mescher is a member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers. He authored the cover article of the October, 2009 ASHRAE JOURNAL, “One Pipe Geothermal Design—Simplified GCHP System”. He co-authored “High Performance Schools” in the May, 2007 of ASHRAE JOURNAL. In 2009, he received ASHRAE’s Distinguished Service Award.

 

 

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