Region IX Chapter 77

Oct Chapter Meeting: Distinguished Lecturer - Design Concepts in DOAS

  • 25 Oct 2016
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen, 5011 Pan American Fwy NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109


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Topic: Design Concepts in DOAS: Balancing IAQ and Energy
Speaker: Distinguished Lecturer Brian P. Monk, P.E.

Joint Meeting with IAQA

11:30am - 12:00pm - Social Hour
12:00pm - 1:00pm - Presentation


ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2007, in its current form, employs two procedures to provide acceptable indoor air quality (IAQ) in buildings.  These are the Ventilation Rate and IAQ Procedures.  This standard further endeavors to achieve the necessary balance between IAQ and energy consumption by specifying minimum ventilation rates and IAQ that will be acceptable to human occupants.

This presentation will focus on the design of Custom DOAS units with respect to providing adequate OA, and considering the IAQ procedure when the reduction of outdoor air pollutants is a concern. A system approach to combining DOAS units with chilled beam technology will be reviewed. Particular focus will be given to this combined strategy’s energy savings potential as it is applied to LEED EA credits.

Speaker Bio

Brian Monk is responsible for UTC Climate-Control-Security Custom Air Handling Solutions, specializing in design of air treatment systems, including airborne contaminant control and dedicated outdoor air systems with energy recovery.

Previously Mr. Monk was Director of Sales / Marketing for Carrier Corporation’s custom air handling division. During this period Mr. Monk was also an instructor for Carrier University’s Sustainability Symposiums under the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) program which provides CEU Credit for Professional Engineering Licensure in the USA.

From 1997 to 2005, Mr. Monk was the Vice-President of Sales / Marketing for Dectron International Inc., specializing in the manufacturing of dehumidification / molecular filtration systems for commercial and industrial environments. His primary responsibilities were to establish and maintain a sales distribution network throughout the Americas’, Middle East and Europe. His academic background comprises of a college degree in Applied Science (Building Systems Engineering Technology) from Vanier College of Montreal and a Bachelor of Building Engineering from Concordia University of Montreal. He is a Registered Professional Engineer with the Province of Quebec, Canada, and the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia, Canada.

Mr. Monk is an ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer, Member of Committee TC 2.3 Gaseous Air Contaminant Removal Equipment, and TG HVAC Security. He is also Part-Time Professor at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, in the Faculty of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering.

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