ASHRAE Biography, February Main Session speaker, Kris Kollevoll



Kristan (Kris) G. Kollevoll, President of BRD Noise and Vibration Control, Inc. is a graduate of PrincetonUniversity.  Kris started with BRD as a Sales Engineer in 1982 and became Sales Manager and Vice-President in 1988. 

In 1994, upon the death of Bernard R. Deschaine, founder of the company, Kris became President and added several new Sales Engineers to BRD’s staff.  Additional Regional Offices have been opened in the Midwest, Southwest and Southern States and plans are underway for other offices in the New England and West Coast areas as well. 

Kris is affiliated with the Acoustical Society of America and Institute of Noise Control Engineering and has also served as an outside consultant for the training of OSHA Citation Officers.

Kris has worked extensively to aid such prominent companies as DuPont, Alcoa, Johnson & Johnson, Hewlett Packard, Proctor & Gamble, as well as a long list of HVAC OEMs in designing and manufacturing long-term engineered noise control solutions.

Around 1988, Kris formed a separate HVAC Division within BRD to focus on developing proven solutions for recurring noise problems.  BRD is a recognized leader in the field of noise reduction systems for air cooled and liquid chillers and for curb mounted rooftop packaged air conditioning equipment.

BRD is a frequent presenter at ASHRAE Chapter meetings.