February 2017 meeting

Tuesday February 7th


Our next meeting will be this Tuesday February 7th at Dublin City Pub in Cedar Rapids. Note the meeting is a week earlier due to Valentines Day.


5:30-6 Social half hour

Order dinner at 6.

6-7 presentation, dinner delivered when ready.

7-7:30 questions for the speakers.


Sound Principles of HVAC

Holly Van Stratten will begin with an overview of sound basics, including sound pressure, power and intensity.  She will review different sound standards and their applications, including OSHA, ANSIS and AHRI. Finally, we’ll take a look at testing methods for sound pressure and sound power.


Holly is a Product Manager with Modine Manufacturing. She has worked in HVAC construction and manufacturing for 12 years, and has a BS in Architectural Engineering from MSOE. Holly worked closely with the Engineering team to develop sound testing methods and improvements on Modine product for the past 3 years.