Cx Associates presents at 2017 Better Buildings by Design Conference

Jan 27, 2017 12:49:43 PM

ASHRAE Guideline 36: Advanced HVAC Control Sequences

January 27, 2017 — In the commercial industrial sector, retrofit energy efficiency measures such as the installation of LED lighting and variable frequency drives (VFDs) on HVAC equipment have become common. Matt Napolitan and Rick Stehmeyer will present an overview of ASHRAE Guideline 36 on February 2 at the Better Buildings by Design (BBD) conference. ASHRAE Guideline 36 is a set of HVAC control sequences that can be implemented as part of a retrofit or new construction, and the algorithms that building automation systems employ to keep commercial buildings comfortable and efficient.

Better Buildings by Design 2017The BBD Conference will be held February 1 & 2, 2017 at the Sheraton Conference Center in South Burlington, VT. Better Buildings by Design is the region’s premier design and construction conference, which features interactive learning about building durability, efficiency, and value for both residential and commercial projects. 

This presentation may qualify for the following accreditation: AEE, AFE, AIA HSW, ASHRAE, BPI, CSI, LEED, NATE, Passive House

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About the speakers

Matthew Napolitan’s hands-on, collaborative approach to new and existing building commissioning results in better projects for Cx Associates’ clients. His prior experience as a mechanical engineer and project manager at two major multinational engineering firms coupled with his current tenure as a commissioning provider gives him a depth and breadth of knowledge and experience. Matt’s expertise and professionalism allows him to bridge the gaps between project stakeholders. With experience in commercial, institutional, military, and health-care work, Matt brings a well-rounded perspective to any project, whether its goals are reduced energy, simplified maintenance, increased reliability, or all three.

Rick Stehmeyer is a senior engineer at Cx Associates in Burlington, Vermont. Rick is an expert in HVAC controls and the former technical services manager for a major controls contracting firm in New England. He has over a decade of experience as a systems integrator, commissioning agent, and installer of major name-brand building automation systems across a wide range of markets including New York City, New Jersey, and Vermont. Using his background and experience in information systems, Rick identifies opportunities in building systems for increased efficiency through controls reprogramming. He specializes in analysis of control logic implemented by controls contractors, often finding ways to improve equipment operation while decreasing energy consumption.