The 18th Annual Mike
Stram Open Golf Tournament is almost here and promises to be a day of fun and
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 Wisconsin Chapter of ASHRAE is proud to announce that on
Thursday, May 16, Mike Thompson will be presenting on:
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
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:
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
the phase out/phase down schedules of refrigerants, and the best way to plan
for the future
how the issue of global climate change will impact the HVAC industry.
economics of refrigerant choice – balancing capital against lifetime energy
about the next generation of refrigerants that are in development that minimize
both the ozone impact, and the global warming impact of HVAC
Registration and itinerary for the May Meeting are below.
The Wisconsin Chapter
of ASHRAE is proud to announce that on Thursday, April 18, Julian de
Bullet will be presenting on: “Chiller Plant Design
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
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
Julian has a B.Sc. in
Electrical Engineering and a Diploma in Marketing.
itinerary for the April Meeting are below.
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.
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.