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January Meeting

  • Harry's Steakhouse 4664 Brecksville Road Richfield, OH, 44286 United States (map)

Program Title:

How to Save First Cost on New and Retrofit Projects, Reduce Annual Energy Consumption, Reduce Maintenance and Provide Excellent IAQ Using Needlepoint Cold Plasma Technology


Program Summary:

The presentation provides a brief review of ASHRAE 62.1 and how to apply needlepoint cold plasma technology combined with the IAQP which will allow the reduction of outside air due to the technology’s ability to control gases produced by the building, furnishings and occupants. The method in which cold plasma reduces particles and also kills mold, bacteria and virus will be discussed.
This discussion focuses on the concept of cleaning the indoor air to a higher degree through the use of air purification to reduce the need for outside air for dilution of indoor generated contaminants. A case study will be covered to prove first cost reduction, operational savings and acceptable IAQ are all achieved employing the IAQ Procedure using needlepoint cold plasma technology.

Presenter : 

Charles “Charlie” Waddell, is the president of global plasma solutions, a Savannah, GA based air purification company that specializes in education and healthcare air quality and energy saving solutions. Charlie’s experience includes designing HVAC systems in the residential, commercial and industrial markets as well as for the automative, hand dryer and aviation industry. Charlie holds a BSEE and BSEM from old dominion university, Norfolk, VA.

Charlie is an active member of ASHRAE and currently a member of ASHRAE TC 4.3 (ASHRAE 62), TC 2.3 (gas phase filtration) and formerly the secretary of tc 8.12 (desiccant dehumidification & components). Charlie has over 14 years of HVAC design experience and has presented at over 40 different ASHRAE meetings in the last 5 years. Charlie’s latest accomplishments include five patents granted and having an article published in engineered systems magazine on desiccant dehumidification.

Earlier Event: January 11
100th Anniversary
Later Event: January 23
ASHRAE Winter Meeting