Seminar Building Air-Conditioning – Experiences from South America

13 Dec 2017 12:00 PM
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Manawatu campus - Turitea
Riddet Complex, RCC 2.143 Presentation Lab, Riddet Complex or online

Date: Wednesday, 13 December, 2017

Time: 1pm – 2pm

Venue: Either Face-to-Face or On-line

RC2.143 (Presentation Lab, Riddet Complex, Massey University, Palmerston North) – see attached map, parking in Orchard Road car park, Riddet Complex is at grid D10, Presentation Lab is on the 2nd level.

Use the Institute of Food Science & Technology entrance.

On-Line - via a zoom meeting (to join from PC, Mac, iOS or Android); please connect a few minutes early to allow time to configure microphone and video.

Speaker: Fabio Clavijo P.E., President, ASHRAE Colombia Chapter, Bogota, Colombia (hosted by Don Cleland –; 021 535940)

Title: Building Air-Conditioning – Experiences from South America

Abstract: This talk will cover some of Fabio’s experiences as a HVAC and Energy Efficiency engineer. Three specific foci will be:

•Hydrocarbon natural refrigerants in air conditioning systems

•Energy performance analysis of chilled water and VRF systems

•Special considerations for high altitude air conditioning design and applications.

Speaker Bio:

Fabio Clavijo has more than 40 year’s professional experience in Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) and Energy Efficiency in Colombia, Ecuador and Chile. Most of his career has been with Tecnaire Ltda, a HVAC consultancy company where he was ultimately President. He is currently President of the Colombian Chapter of the American Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE). He is a Life Member of ASHRAE, was Distinguished Lecturer for ASHRAE, and has received a Distinguished Service Award from ASHRAE. Some recent major HVAC projects include data centers in Bogota, a fertilizer production plant, Eldorado Airport National Aeronautical Centre and Quito International Airport.


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