Lunch Meeting: Understanding Air-Conditioning and Heat Pump Ratings

  • 09 Jun 2022
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Byron's Southend, 101 W. Worthington Avenue, Suite 110 Charlotte, NC 28203
  • 145


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TOPIC: Understanding Air-Conditioning and Heat Pump Ratings



By: Mark W. Fly, PE

Presentation Abstract:    

HVAC units are rated and certified to defined metrics and in many cases, must meet government regulated minimal standards before they can be offered for sales. Designers of systems using his equipment need to understand what these ratings mean in order to apply the best type unit in the system for a given application. This presentation will cover:

• Different rating metrics for full load and part load performance

• What environmental conditions are these units tested at to develop the ratings

• What the rating cover and don’t cover

• How these rating effect the energy consumption of systems and overall building performance

Speaker Bio:     

Mr. Fly has over 40 years of experience as a Researcher, Consulting Engineer, Contractor, and Manufacturer in the HVAC Industry. He is currently the Executive Director of the Norman Asbjornson Innovation Center at AAON, Inc. in Tulsa, Oklahoma having served as Director of Engineering of AAON for 11 years prior to taking that position. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics from Missouri State University and is a Licensed Professional Engineer in two states.

In ASHRAE, Mr. Fly holds the grade of Fellow and has been honored with both the Distinguished Service and Exceptional Service Awards. He has been and is currently active on numerous Technical Committees, Standing Committees and Councils, and is currently serving on the Publishing and Education Council and as a Trustee on the ASHRAE Foundation Board. He served as a Director at Large on the ASHRAE Board of Directors from 2014-2017. He has also been active in the HVAC Industry Trade Association, AHRI, where he served on their Board of Directors from 2012-2016 and as Section Chair for Unitary Large Equipment, and Air-to-Air Energy Recovery. He has also participated on the Technical on Sound, Unitary Sector Leadership Council and is currently serving on the Systems Steering Committee.

Meeting Schedule

11:30 - Registration/Network

Noon - Lunch and Presentation

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