Refrigeration Cycle 101: The Key to Electrification

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Refrigeration Cycle 101

Join us at the Center for Architecture to learn all about how refrigerants, heat pumps and environmental legislation all contribute to electrifying buildings and setting them on a path towards decarbonization.

Created by ASHRAE New York and presented as part of the Cross Learning Alliance, this course explains the basic principles of refrigeration to help architects and non-engineers better understand refrigeration as a key to electrification.

Please note, in accordance with New York City laws, all attendees at this in-person event will be asked to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19.

This event is presented in partnership with the Cross Learning Alliance

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Maxwell L. Hatfield-Biondo, PE, LEED AP BD+C
Senior Associate, Jaros, Baum & Bolles

Max’s HVAC design experience encompasses a wide range of projects—from commercial offices to museums—and he leads JB&B’s Higher Education Community of Practice. He enjoys educating others on HVAC design practices, serving as Dean of the HVAC College for JB&B University, the firm’s in-house technical and professional career development program that has gained industry-wide prestige. Max is an active member of the ASHRAE New York Chapter and Urban Green Council.

Matthew Brady, PE, LEED AP BD+C
Senior Associate, Syska Hennessy Group

As a lead mechanical engineer and project manager, Matt delivers energy efficient solutions for the firm’s projects in the healthcare, aviation, and commercial sectors. Matt leads engineering design teams to achieve project sustainability goals by integrating energy efficient HVAC systems and electrification within architectural designs. Prior to working in consulting engineering, Matt served as a nuclear submarine officer in the United States Navy onboard the USS-Toledo.