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2018 10 09

posted Oct 10, 2018, 9:00 AM by ASHRAE Saskatoon President

6:00     Cocktails

6:30     Meal

7:00     Meeting/Presentation


1.       Call to order/ Introductions

a.      Call the general meeting to order.

b.      Introductions:

-          Name

-          Company

-          ASHRAE position  

            2.         The minutes from last meeting have been made available on our website for you                          to review, any questions/corrections can be sent to Arron Andrusiak.


 3.       Reports

a.    Programs – Matt Wingerak

                                                                                                   i.      Chris and Jim giving us a tour of the Remai today

                                                                                                 ii.      Next month, we are back at the Ramada. There will be a        presentation on improving heat transfer.

b.    Treasurer – Gabriel Benoit

                                                                  i.    Please sign in and see Gabriel to pay if you are not on a meal plan.

                                                                 ii.    Account Balances:            $Not Given

Chequing:                          $7041.42

T-Bills:                               $Not Given

Investment:                       ~ $21,000


c.    History – Odhner Ong

                                                                  i.    No Report

d.    Research Promotion  Christine Rogers 

                                                                  i.    Not Present

e.    Membership Promotion  Blake Erb

                                                                  i.    Not Present

f.     Student Activities – Ahmed Abdel-Salam

                                                                  i.    Working on starting a student branch of ASHRAE. Looking for contacts and volunteers to support this initiative. Projecting launch of the student chapter in Nov or Dec of 2018.

g.    CTTC  Stefan Belev

                                                                  i.     Keep your eye out for the survey coming up. Want to have the session in Jan or Feb of this year.

h.    Refrigeration – Alex Repski

                                                                  i.    Not Present

i.      Awards – Rhys Williams

                                                                  i.     Not Present

j.      Young Engineers of ASHRAE (YEA)  - Jordan Hittel

                                                                  i.    Nov 22 – Brewery tour. 3 spots on the tour. High Key, Nine Mile, Prairie Sun or Black Fox.

                                                                 ii.    Email to go out shortly. Payment method will be in the email. $20 for YEA member (35 and under). Student – $20 bucks. If you are 35+, it is $40. Includes transport and a flight of beer at each location. Technical tours as well. 5 or 6 pm on Nov 22.

k.    GGAC – Matt Rohachuk

                                                                  i.     No Report

4.       Old business

a. None

5.       New business

a. Jonathan Bushman – Saskatoon Engineering Society (SES). Automatically a      member if you are EIT or P.Eng. Have presentations and sessions on various things. Social Event @ Market Mall, this Friday. They are willing to advertise our events in their society. Visit You can sign up for emails.

b. SASK BIM conference on Oct 25, 26. Email sent out by Arron. First of its kind.

c. Radiance Co-Housing open house on Nov 10th. Email sent out by Arron. Passive house. Past ASHRAE saskatoon chapter president worked on it.

d. Building Saskatchewan Green - @ Remai next week. Having tour of the building as well before their event. Deadline for registration is coming up quickly.

e. Regina Chapter is trying to organize a “day on the hill” type of event for Regina. Preliminary meeting with a provincial caucus committee that deals with building related issues. Coming up sometime next month. May be a request for involvement from the Saskatoon chapter.

                        f. Sask Power is holding the ___ annual “Energy Optimization Event”. Google it for details. Industrial energy savings strategies. Worth looking at and registering.


a.            Please remember to sign the sign in sheet if you have not done so and pay Gabriel.


a.         Motion to adjourn by Kirk, seconded by Jordan. 

b.         Meeting adjourned at 7:27 pm.

ASHRAE Saskatoon President,
Oct 10, 2018, 9:00 AM