Chapter Technology Transfer

Joe McLean

Chapter Technology Transfer Chair

Business Development Manager – IRC Building Sciences Group

Phone: 782-641-1639

Daniel Morris

Daniel Morris

Chapter Technology Transfer Co-Chair

Design Engineer – M&R Engineering

Phone: 902-422-7393

Mike MacKenzie

Committee member - Sustainability Chair

Outside Sales – ITC Technologies Maritime

Phone: 782-641-1412

Linda Munden

Committee member - Sustainability Co-Chair

Manager, Efficiency Preferred Partners – Efficiency Nova Scotia

Phone: 902-334-5144

This committee is responsible for the programming of our 8 monthly meetings each year, in addition to any training courses offered. The chapter’s sustainability conference is also under the umbrella of this committee. Technology awards, technical tours and refrigeration activities are coordinated by this group as well.¬†

Monthly Meetings

Please see our calendar page to register for any upcoming event. The proposed 2022-2023 year programming includes:

  • Sept 22, 2022 @ 5:30 PM – YMCA Tour and Networking
  • Oct 19, 2022 @ 8:00 – 5:15 – Building Modeling Training Course
  • Oct 19, 2022 @ 5:15 – Introduction to Building Decarbonization
  • Nov 9, 2022 @ Evening – DEI themed event with Society President-Elect Ginger Scoggins
  • Dec 8, 2022 @ Evening – Chapter Holiday Social at Obladie Wine Bar
  • Jan 11, 2023 @ Lunch – Building Commissioning/Controls
  • Feb 15, 2023 @ TBD – Technical tour of Tuft’s Cove (to be confirmed)
  • Mar 8, 2023 @ TBD – Marine and Naval HVAC&R Systems¬†
  • Mar 30, 2023 – ASHRAE Halifax presents BuildGreen Atlantic – Sustainability Conference
  • Apr 12, 2023 @ Lunch – Marijuana Grow-Op Case Study
  • May 10, 2023 – TBD


Here are a few of the most recent ASHRAE Technology Awards won by members of the Halifax Chapter. Congratulations!

  • Aaron Smith – M&R Engineering: IDEA Building (link to follow)
  • Others – Anuj Rana to complete.

Tech Tours

Our chapter coordinates tech tours of interesting buildings and interesting HVAC systems as part of our monthly programming. If you have a building system that you are proud of, or know of one that could be visited by students or our regular members, please contact our committee as per above! Locations we have toured recently include:

  • YMCA of Greater Halifax
  • Scotiabank Centre
  • IDEA Building for Dalhousie University
  • Halifax Central Library
  • IKEA Halifax

Upcoming Events

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