Omaha Chapter Meeting

OMAHA — DOE Pump Energy Regulations with Dan Holtmeyer
Tuesday, February 12th, 2019; check-in starts at 11:30 a.m.
Anthony's Steakhouse, 7220 F Street

This presentation will discuss pumps included in the current scope of the DOE Energy regulations as well as which pumps are left out, timeline for the regulation implementation, and pump efficiency calculation (PEI). Dan will go into some of the nuances of the regulation as well as discuss related aspects from ASHRAE 90.1 and the Hydraulic Institute. 

Dan Holtmeyer is the president of Vern Simmonds CO and has been employed there since 1975. Dan is a long-time ASHRAE member and was Nebraska Chapter president from 1998-1999. He has served on numerous hydronic technical committees for various equipment manufacturers and is also a past president of Fluid Handling Association.

Lincoln Section Meeting

LINCOLN — Legionella and the Plumbing Industry with Rex Crawford

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019; check-in starts at 11:30 a.m.

Valentino’s, Buffet, 70th & Van Dorn

This presentation will cover the cause and spread of Legionella. It also will cover how the plumbing and HVAC industry can help in the prevention of this disease. Cooling towers, hot water systems, hot tubs, misting systems, and other systems that can help spread the disease.

Rex Crawford, current Chief Plumbing Inspector for the City of Lincoln, has worked 30 years for the City of Lincoln as inspector with the last 5 sitting as Chief. During that time, he taught plumbing code classes and continuing education classes. Prior to his time with the city, he worked 18 years in field doing commercial and residential work. He graduated from Milford Trade School in HVAC in 1970.


Continuing Education Day

Join us April 18th for Continuing Education Day at Quarry Oaks Golf Club! The day will begin at 8am and continue until 5pm. Jim Vallort will be presenting on several topics, including Building Automation System Master Planning, Intelligent Buildings, and Primary Heating/Cooling Control Strategies to Maximize Savings. Also, a Precision Air representative will be presenting on Optimizing Operating Room Airflow. The Continuing Education Day costs $125 which includes breakfast and lunch. See the Events Registration page for more information and to register.

Tim Wentz Roast

Immediately following Continuing Education Day, join us for the Roast of Tim Wentz! Tim has been a lifelong Nebraska ASHRAE member and is a former ASHRAE Nebraska Chapter President and Society President. The event will start immediately after Continuing Education Day with a Happy Hour. Dinner and the Roast will follow. The Tim Wentz Roast costs $50. See the Events Registration Page for more information and to register.


Upcoming Nebraska ASHRAE Meetings and Events



(Topics subject to change)

Feb 12th: DOE Pump Energy Regulations

March 12th: Data Center Design 

April 9th: Fume hoods & Exhaust—Labs, dealerships, etc

April 18th: Continuing Education Day, The Roast of Tim Wentz

May 7th: HDR Building Tour 

June Golf Outing


(Topics subject to change)

Feb 13th: Plumbing & HVAC Inspectors

March 13th: Data Center Design

April 10th: Fume hoods & Exhaust—Labs, dealerships, etc

April 18th: Continuing Education Day, The Roast of Tim Wentz

May 8th: HUDL Building Tour

June Golf Outing

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