JANUARY LUNCH MEETING
- Topic: Airborne Contaminant Control in Healthcare Environments
- Date: Tuesday, January 13th
- Time: 12:00 noon - 1:30pm
- Location: Sheraton (Grant and Rosemont)
- RSVP: http://www.ashraetucson.org/calendar/january
- Qualifies for CE Credit!
- GBCI Approved | 1 CE Hour | 0090010514 AIA Approved | 1 LU/HSW | MONK01
Health Care facility air conditioning plays an important role in patient therapy by controlling airborne microorganisms, viruses, and hazardous chemicals that may be present in the indoor environment. The nature of the health care environment requires that special attention at the design stage be considered to limit air movement between departments, dilute or remove air borne contaminants, and recognize that temperature / humidity conditions my vary in areas within the same building
About the Speaker:
Brian Monk is responsible for UTC Climate-Control-Security Custom Air Handling Solutions, specializing in design of air treatment systems, including airborne contaminant control and dedicated outdoor air systems with energy recovery.
Previously Mr. Monk was Director of Sales / Marketing for Carrier Corporation’s custom air handling division. During this period Mr. Monk was also an instructor for Carrier University’s Sustainability Symposiums under the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) program which provides CEU Credit for Professional Engineering Licensure in the USA.
From 1997 to 2005, Mr. Monk was the Vice-President of Sales / Marketing for Dectron International Inc., specializing in the manufacturing of dehumidification / molecular filtration systems for commercial and industrial environments. His primary responsibilities were to establish and maintain a sales distribution network throughout the Americas’, Middle East and Europe. His academic background comprises of a college degree in Applied Science (Building Systems Engineering Technology) from Vanier College of Montreal and a Bachelor of Building Engineering from Concordia University of Montreal. He is a Registered Professional Engineer with the Province of Quebec, Canada, and the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia, Canada.
Mr. Monk is an ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer, Member of Committee TC 2.3 Gaseous Air Contaminant Removal Equipment, and TG HVAC Security. He is also Part-Time Professor at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, in the Faculty of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering.