February 2020 Print

West MI Chapter Updates

News Flash!

You, the Members of West MI ASHRAE, will start receiving two newsletters. Beginning this month, we will start transitioning to an online resource used to create and send newsletters. We will continue to use both methods through the end of the year to ensure that everyone who receives the newsletter the ‘old way’ also receives it the ‘new way’.  Stay on the lookout for new content sections and more exciting news!

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Upcoming Technical Speaker

MONDAY February 17th KALAMAZOO LUNCH @ Western Michigan University - John E. Fetzer Center

MONDAY february 17TH GRAND RAPIDS DINNER @ The University Club

Topic: Energy Saving Ideas in Refrigeration      Presented by: Michael Frantz

Experience Summary:

Michael Frantz has thirty plus years of experience in the energy efficiency field including over seven years with Lockheed Martin Missile Fire Control Energy division. He has his B.S. in Organizational Management from Huntington University, he completed his A.A. from UCMI, he has a technical degree in Industrial Electronics from CIT, he has been a Certified Energy Manager since 2012.
He is currently the Region V Refrigeration Chair.

Register Here Kalamazoo
Register Here Grand Rapids
RSVP to Ryan Fiebig @ [email protected] 

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Calendar of Events


March 16, 2020
5:45 PM - 7:30 PM

Stryker Instruments

Stryker Instruments Tour

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April 20, 2020
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM (Kalamazoo Western Michigan University John E. Fetzer Center)

April 20, 2020
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Grand Rapids University Club)

Western Michigan University John E. Fetzer Center

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Register Here Kalamazoo
Register Here Grand Rapids


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Meeting Locations

Grand Rapids Location:
University Club - Grand Rapids
111 Lyon St. NW #1025
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Free parking in 5/3 ramp off Ottawa or Monroe St. for the meeting. Tell parking ramp booth attendant that you’re there for an ASHRAE meeting.

5:00 – 6:00 Social
6:00 – 7:00 Dinner
7:00 – 8:00 Program

$30.00 – Members
$35.00 – Non Members
$20.00 – Students / Retirees

Kalamazoo Location:
Western Michigan University John E. Fetzer Center
2251 Business Ct.
Kalamazoo, MI 49008

11:45 – 12:00 Gather
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch and Program

$25.00 – Members
$30.00 – Non Members
$15.00 – Students, Retirees

RSVP on our website or to Ryan Fiebig @ [email protected] for both GR and KZOO meetings.

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In response to inquiries regarding "local" ASHRAE career postings..... On behalf of the West Michigan Chapter, we are pleased to announce we have a new ASHRAE West Michigan careers page as part of our chapter website.
The West Michigan ASHRAE page is dedicated to our individual and corporate membership as a means to reach local talent.
If you are still looking for this feature, please feel free to begin utilizing it.
The postings require a minimal fee to keep the page self-sustaining with website maintenance.
Let us know if you have any questions.

ASHRAE Jobs is the official jobs board for the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (www.ashraejobs.com). The service is devoted to assisting professional members find some of the best jobs the HVAC/R industry has to offer Professionals and employers are brought together through:

Job Listings: Help wanted listings without space restrictions, directed specifically to the desired audience. Build your pipeline of talent, find a superstar or diversity candidate, or simply upgrade the quality of your team.
Resume Access: Access a database of actively searching professionals. Review and screen for experience and credentials prior to initiating contact. This on-demand service enables hiring managers to source candidates immediately and speed up the hiring cycle.
Talent Alert: Included with Resume Access, Talent Alert pro-actively notifies you when new resumes of interest post into ASHRAE Jobs. Our automated resume delivery system sends these resumes out to you by email. There is no need to log back in down the road.

Employer Branding: Promote yourself as an employer of choice through site advertising, branded emails, and job alert email sponsorships. Collect these job seekers early in their search path, and before they apply to your competitor.

Have questions? Call Doug Woolf, ASHRAE advisor! 877-252-2168 (CST). 


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