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2014 Illinois Geothermal Conference 3/10-3/12


Two full days of training for engineers and architects are part of the 2014 IL Geothermal Conference, March 10-12, 2014 in Bloomington, IL. Presenters at this year’s conference include:

*Dan Couillard, GI Energy, on the Net Zero Energy Walgreens in Evanston, IL.

*Kirk Mescher of CM Engineering on the Benefits of Geothermal for Engineers and Architects.

*David Heinrich of Thermal Dynamics on Commercial Geothermal sizing.

*Ed Lohrenz of GEOptimize, Inc., sharing Successful Geothermal Case Studies.

*Matt Slager, of Hanson Professional Services, on Geothermal with VRF.

The conference is sponsored by the Geothermal Alliance of IL, the statewide trade association for the geothermal heat pump industry. The Doubletree Hotel and Conference Center is the location of this year’s event.

Continuing education credits for professional engineers are available.

For additional information, visit, or contact John Freitag, GAOI executive director, at 217-971-3533.

MSPE Professional Engineer Refresher Course

Are you or a colleague preparing to take the PE exam next spring?  If so, consider taking the Professional Engineer Refresher Course, organized by MSPE, ASCE, and the St. Charles County Community College.  The mechanical course is taught by ASHRAE member Al Black.

Please download the brochure if you’re interested: Brochure MSPE Refresher Spring 2014

This course is not affiliated with ASHRAE St. Louis Chapter.  This information is provided as a service to the chapter membership.