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Welcome Back 2017-2018

posted Aug 29, 2017, 3:59 PM by ASHRAE Saskatoon President

Hello All and Welcome Back!

I hope everyone had a wonderful summer. Now we are getting back into the swing of things with a brand new board of governers and some exciting events scheduled.  I am very excited that we have some new volunteers on the board and hope that they can bring some great new ideas for the year.  I'd also like to take to opportuity to thank those that have volunteered for the board.  Their time and effort is always appreciated.  That being said, we still have one position on the board open (CTTC) for anyone else who may be interested in becoming a board member, and if anyone is interested in joining as a member at large to become more familiar with the processes, they are welcome to join at the board level.

Our first meeting is on September 12th and will include a tour of Sasktel's new data centre.  I hope to see everyone there!

Regards,

Christine Rogers
ASHRAE President

HVAC design training in Seattle

posted May 17, 2017, 9:50 AM by ASHRAE Saskatoon President

ASHRAE is organizing the 3-day HVAC Design: Level I – Essentials and the 2-day HVAC Design: Level II – Application training in Seattle, WA on June 12-14 and June 15-16, 2017 respectfully. Visit the HVAC Design Training webpage at www.ashrae.org/hvactraining for more details on the value of this training.

Presidential Visit and CLS Tour

posted Feb 6, 2017, 1:08 PM by ASHRAE Saskatoon   [ updated Mar 2, 2017, 8:31 AM by ASHRAE Saskatoon President ]

On Monday, February 13th, we will be having our monthly ASHRAE Chapter Meeting.  We will begin the evening at 5:00 pm at the Park Town hotel where we will be having dinner and our general meeting, after which we will be heading to the Canadian Light Source for a tour of their facilities at 7pm. We will also have some special guests in attendance for this meeting including  ASHRAE Society President Tim Wentz, Regional Members Council Representative Russell Lavitt, and Nominating Committee Alternate for Region XI Rob Craddock.

Please note that the meeting will be on the Monday instead of Tuesday and the start time will be 5:00pm.  There are only 30 spots available for the tour of CLS so it is important that you RSVP as soon as possible.


ASHRAE Golf Tournament 2016

posted Apr 8, 2016, 9:00 AM by ASHRAE Saskatoon President

Hi everyone,

The Saskatoon ASHRAE Golf committee has booked Moon Lake Golf course for June 10th for our annual golf tournament.  We are in the process of setting up an online registration system.  Hole sponsorship opportunities are also available.  We will keep everyone posted on the registration and sponsorship activities. For now, set your out-of-office reminders for June 10th!

Jesse Friggstad

April Meeting

posted Apr 8, 2016, 8:55 AM by ASHRAE Saskatoon President

Hi everyone,

Please join us this Tuesday, April 12 at the Parktown Hotel (South Dining Room) for our monthly general meeting.  This month we have Ial Slinger from Axiom Industries speaking on hydronic water quality.  Doors open at 5:30 for cocktails, supper, meeting and presentation.  See you then!

Jesse Friggstad

March Meeting

posted Mar 7, 2016, 11:57 AM by ASHRAE Saskatoon President

Hi Everyone,

Please join us tomorrow night (March 8th) at the Parktown Hotel for cocktails, supper and a presentation.  This month we have ASHRAE designated lecturer, Ron Wilkinson from Wilkinson Commissioning Management in Seattle, Washington.  He will be speaking on Commissioning New and Existing Buildings.  For more information on Mr. Wilkinson, please visit: 

https://www.ashrae.org/membership--conferences/webcasts/ronald-j-wilkinson

Please join us in the south dining room for this great presentation.

Jesse Friggstad

MCA - Estimating Conference

posted Feb 8, 2016, 12:27 PM by ASHRAE Saskatoon President

The Mechanical Contractors Association of Saskatchewan is hosting the CEC Estimating Conference this year (May 9-11, 2016), and are extending the invitation to all ASHRAE members.  Please see the attached registration form and brochure for details.  Seating is limited so get your registration in soon if you are interested!

ASHRAE members can register at the MCA member rate provided they indicate it on the registration form.  Feel free to contact ASHRAE Saskatoon if you have any questions.

Jesse Friggstad

February Meeting

posted Feb 3, 2016, 11:53 AM by ASHRAE Saskatoon President   [ updated Feb 8, 2016, 12:04 PM ]

Hi everyone,

Please join us next Tuesday (Feb 9) for our general meeting at the Parktown Hotel.  This month we are very pleased to have our own Michael Nemeth presenting on Passive House. Please see the Chapter Programs for more details on the event as well as interesting links about Passive House.  This topic was extremely well received in the past so I recommend RSVP'ing to the invite email to ensure we don't run out of food or drinks. Hasn't happened yet, but you never know.

See you then!

Jesse Friggstad

Jesse Friggstad

posted Dec 2, 2015, 11:45 AM by ASHRAE Saskatoon President

Hi everyone,

Please join us for our Past Presidents Social next Tuesday, December 8th.  This year we are taking a tour of the Prairie Sun Brewery. See Chapter Programs for details.  This is a special night to thank our past chapter presidents and as such, the chapter will cover their cost of food and drink.

Thanks to everyone else for your support of the ASHRAE Saskatoon chapter this year.  Happy Holidays, and we'll see you in the new year!
 

Jesse Friggstad

posted Nov 7, 2015, 9:18 AM by ASHRAE Saskatoon President   [ updated Nov 7, 2015, 9:19 AM ]

Four days until our next general meeting (sorry for the late post)!  Please join us for a tour of the City of Saskatoon water treatment plant this Tuesday.  It should be an extremely interesting tour.  We will be meeting at the Parktown hotel for a quick meeting, then off to the plant.  See the Chapter Programs section for details.

As December approaches, we are planning the Past Presidents night/Christmas social. The venue and event has been booked, and it's going to be an excellent night.  Stay tuned to the Chapter Programs post for details to come.

As mentioned previously, the 2016 Region XI Chapters Regional Conference (CRC) is still looking for volunteers.  Let us know if you want to help.

Just a reminder that we would like to propose a soft deadline of November 10 (at the meeting) for meal plans and Roster Sponsorship.  Please contact our treasurer Christine Rogers at treasurer@ashraesaskatoon.ca if you have any questions.

Hope to see you at Tuesday's meeting!  

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