2015 HVAC Excellence Educators and Trainers Conference
Monday, March 16, 2015
5:15 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
CEU Value 0.2
Diagnosing IAQ Problems in Commercial Buildings
Ron Auvil, Director, Control Stop Institute & Author of HVAC Control Systems
Legacy South 2
This session will help attendees understand how to diagnose Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) problems
in commercial buildings. The following topics will be discussed: how to teach commercial
building IAQ standards in the classroom, typical IAQ pollutants and sources, calculations for OA
percentages at air handling units, instruments used in IAQ determination, and typical
troubleshooting scenarios for IAQ problems in commercial buildings.
10 Keys to Attracting Qualified Students to Your Program
Dr. Timothy Muckey, HVACR Program Director, El Camino College
Legacy South 3
This session will address some how to attract qualified students to your program. The 10 keys:
student hierarchy of needs, shared vision, engagement, brainpower relationships, industry
partnerships, certificates and degrees, marketplace advantage, well-paid jobs, integration of
technology, lifelong learning.
Utility Town Hall
Anne Marie Blankenship, Program Manger for Southern California Edison
Legacy South 1
Southern California’s HVAC Optimization Program is a visionary paradigm for utility HVACR
programs to holistically approach to the whole building. Through crosscutting utility program
knowledge & resources, key stakeholder outreach and investment & leveraged partnerships, see
how SCE and valued partners have been able to affect a significant change in approach to
installation, maintenance, and service in effort to transform the market. Understand the drivers,
the intent, the investment, the roadmap, and the advanced technologies that have generated
SCE’s success. Hear lessons learned & best practices, and see how you can engage in your
territory. Please join us for an enlightening roundtable discussion.
Repair, Retrofit, or Replace: Choices for Servicing R-22 Equipment
Dr. Brett Van Horn, Market Manager , Arkema
Forum West 1 & 2
When considering how best to service R-22 HVAC equipment, you have several
options. The existing equipment could continue to be serviced using R-22, retrofitted
with an alternative refrigerant, or replaced altogether with a new system using a
replacement refrigerant. This session will review these options and explore issues to
consider when deciding which option is best.
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
CEU Value 0.2
Educators and Trainers Appreciation Reception
Michael Flynn, Hampden Engineering
The Symposium (First Floor)
HVACR Educators and Trainers are invited to this informal gathering to network with your peers
from around the country. Hampden Engineering will be sponsoring a two hour open bar (for
conference attendees over the age of 21) and ESCO Group will sponsor the snacks!