2019 ASHRAE Golf Outing

The 18th Annual Mike Stram Open Golf Tournament is almost here and promises to be a day of fun and excitement.

We will be having the outing again at Chenequa Country Club on Monday, July 22nd. Reservations will be on a first come/first serve basis. We expect the outing to fill up rather quickly this year from the response last year and over the winter.

There will be golf, sit down lunch, dinner, door prizes, raffle and flag events.

The preferred method for registration this year is online:
Online Registration Form

COST – $200 per person – includes Lunch, Golf & Dinner. 

Major – $1500
Gold – $500
Silver – $350
Hole/Green – $250
Beverage Cart Sponsor – $1000

See You On The Course!

Sponsors will be recognized at the banquet.

For more information or to arrange a door prize donation call (414) 254-4968 or email Mike Anderson.  The old-school registration flyer can be downloaded here.

2019 May Program

Refrigerants by Mike Thompson

The Wisconsin Chapter of ASHRAE is proud to announce that on Thursday, May 16, Mike Thompson will be presenting on: “Refrigerants”.

Mike Thompson is global director of refrigerant applications for Ingersoll Rand. In this role, Thompson is responsible for working with Ingersoll Rand’s climate businesses and customers to communicate the potential impact of future policies on products and markets. He also participates as an industry expert for low global warming potential refrigerant applications in the United Nations Montreal Protocol process.

Thompson has more than 27 years of experience with Trane and the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) industry and earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M University.

We will cover the following topics:

■   Understanding global regulations and how the Montreal Protocol and the Kyoto Protocol and the recent Kigali Amendment on HFCs, and how this will impact the future of the HVAC industry

■   Understanding the phase out/phase down schedules of refrigerants, and the best way to plan for the future

■   Understanding how the issue of global climate change will impact the HVAC industry.

■   The economics of refrigerant choice – balancing capital against lifetime energy cost.

■   Learn about the next generation of refrigerants that are in development that minimize both the ozone impact, and the global warming impact of HVAC refrigerants. 

Registration and itinerary for the May Meeting are below. 


Thursday, May 16, 2019
4:30 – 6:00 PM – Networking
6:00 – 7:00 PM – Presentation 

Bar Louie
1114 N Water Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202


2019 April Program

Presentation by Julian de Bullet

The Wisconsin Chapter of ASHRAE is proud to announce that on Thursday, April 18, Julian de Bullet will be presenting on: “Chiller Plant Design Fundamentals”.

Julian R. de Bullet, President of deBullet Consulting LLC, has over 40 years’ experience in the HVAC industry specializing in educational outreach in energy and refrigerants advocacy. He is a consultant for the Carrier Corporation team developing strategies for high performance buildings that are safer, smarter and sustainable.  

As ASHRAE Vice President (2001/2003), he served on the Society Board of Directors, the Executive Committee and was Chair of Member Council and Publishing Council. He is Past President of the ASHRAE National Capital Chapter and was Director and Regional Chair for ASHRAE Region III. 

He is an ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer with over 400 technical seminars delivered around the world, an ASHRAE Life Member, and holds the ASHRAE Distinguished and Exceptional Service Awards.

Presently he is a member of Technical Committee TC8.2-Centrifugal Chillers and TC2.5-Global Climate Change.

Julian has a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and a Diploma in Marketing.

Registration and itinerary for the April Meeting are below.


Thursday, April 18, 2019
11:00 – 12:00 – Networking
12:00 – 1:00 PM – Lunch & Presentation 

3041 N Mayfair Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53222


2018 November Program

Presentation by Tim Wentz

The Wisconsin Chapter of ASHRAE is proud to announce that on Thursday, November 15th, Tim Wentz will be presenting on: “Back to the Future: Our Industry in 2030”.

Tim is an Associate Professor of Construction Management at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, where he teaches a wide spectrum of courses, including environmental systems, mechanical estimating, mechanical project management, professional practice/ethics and the senior capstone course. Tim’s professional focus is in teaching and undergraduate education, where he has participated in numerous committees and initiatives. He currently serves as an advanced team leader for the Peer Review of Teaching program, a College representative on the Student Success task force and is also currently chair of the College of Engineering Curriculum and Academic Standards Committee.

Born in Lincoln, Nebraska, Tim is the fourth generation to work for his family’s design/build mechanical contracting firm. He spent 19 years as a mechanical contractor immersed in design, project management, estimating and corporate leadership. He has been blessed with a wonderful family, led by his wife, Marsha, and their two children, Megan and Blake. Both Megan and Blake have developed into outstanding educators; Megan at Millard West High School and Blake at the Milwaukee School of Engineering.

Presentation Synopsis:

Back to the Future: Our Industry in 2030

This presentation will explore some of the emerging trends and technologies that will likely shape our future. As with any dramatic change, both danger and opportunity will manifest themselves, requiring us to create innovative, imaginative approaches to seize the opportunities. Registration and itinerary for the November Meeting are below. 


Thursday November 15, 2018
12:00 – 1:00 PM – Lunch & Presentation

HGA Offices
333 E Erie St, Milwaukee, WI 53202

Street parking is available, and there may be some parking in the lot across the street:

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