May update

posted May 8, 2018, 2:23 PM by ASHRAE Saskatoon Membership   [ updated May 8, 2018, 2:27 PM ]

Our next meeting is coming soon – more details should be available soon… Anyway, I hope you can come for our last meeting of the year.


Our April meeting featured Adam Meddaugh, from Daikin Applied, talking on air cooled chillers.  The following people were in attendance:  Matt Wingerak (Daniels Wingerak Engineering Ltd.), Christine Rogers (Cypress Sales), Matt Rohachuk (Nu-Trend Industries), Arron Andrusiak (HVAC Sales), Ryan MacGillivray (Daniels Wingerak Engineering Ltd.), Trevor Bemis (Victaulic), Corey Dandurand (Victaulic), Pooya Navid (U of S Student), Amin Jahanpanah (U of S Student) , Sajith Mallikarachchi (City of Winnipeg), Alistair Siewert (Arrow Engineering), Devan Kincart (Daniels Wingerak Engineering Ltd.), Howard Hemingson (Sask Poly), Reg Hofmann (Air Tech Management), Chris Kehrig (Nu-Trend Industries), Blake Erb (HVAC Sales), Maury Wawryk (HVAC Sales), Ohdner Ong (Arrow Engineering),

Ahmed Abdel-Salam (Nortek Air Solutions).

New this month from ASHRAE is the new ASHRAE 365 App, available from the Apple Store, or on Google Play.  This features information on ASHRAE, as well as a full annual meeting conference scheduler.  Check it out and let me know what you think, or if it is missing any important features!


I would like to welcome the following people who have joined ASHRAE Saskatoon since July:

  • Arvin Silva – Engineered Air (5/2)
  • Robert Lafreniere – Welldone Mechanical (4/18)
  • Mario Atwood – Arrow Engineering (4/4)
  • Adesola Olufade – Student Upgrade – U of S
  • Alistair Siewert – Arrow Engineering
  • Devan Kincart – Student  Upgrade - Daniels-Wingerak Engineering
  • Kyle Mostat – Trane
  • Jayden Rohachuk – Nu-Trend Industries
  • Matt Dunlap - EH Price
  • Ryan Johnson - MacPherson Engineering
  • Jason Lopinski - ENGCOMP
  • Jeremy Gaudet - Stantec

If you know these new members, please invite them to come out to our meetings, and introduce them to everyone else.  If you meet them, please make them feel welcome at our meetings.


If you have the equivalent of 12 years of ASHRAE related experience, including schooling and jobs, you are probably eligible for a membership upgrade.  If you think you qualify, let me know and we can look into it. 


Copies of the ASHRAE Saskatoon are still available for pick-up at our meeting.  Thanks go to Air-Tech Management, Cypress Sales Partnership, Daniels-Wingerak Engineering Ltd., and Engineered Air for supporting the roster this year.


Please let me know of additional benefits you may be looking for from ASHRAE or ASHRAE Saskatoon.  We are here to serve you, the member.  Thanks and I hope to see you soon.

Ryan MacGillivray, P. Eng. Member ASHRAE

Membership Promotion Chair