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March 15, 2018

March Meeting- Redwood Empire Joint
March 15, 2018
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Four Points by Sheraton
1010 Northgate Drive
San Rafael, CA
Natural Refrigerants- Whole Foods NorCal Strategy

$0.00 Students

$320.00 Chapter meeting voucher

$50.00 Chapter member price
$55.00 after 11:45 pm March 14

$60.00 Non-member price
$65.00 after 11:45 pm March 14

$50.00 Redwood Empire Member
$55.00 after 11:45 pm March 14

 

Agenda   5:30pm   Registration and Social Hour
    6:30pm   Dinner, Announcements and Introductions
    7:45pm   Break
    8:00pm   Main Program
    9:00pm   Adjourn

 

Speaker(s)  

Tristam Coffin is the Director of Sustainability & Facilities for Whole Foods Market’s Northern California Division. Among his responsibilities, Tristam oversees the implementation of environmentally responsible programs and sustainable engineering initiatives for the 45 stores, regional office, distribution center, and 5 future stores that make up the company’s Northern California Region. Mr. Coffin is a LEED Accredited Professional, expert in resource management and holds a broad array of environmental expertise in areas including refrigeration systems, distributed energy resources, and energy efficiency. He is also a member of the company’s Global Green Mission Leadership Team. Prior to being employed by Whole Foods Market, Mr. Coffin worked in alternative energy and transportation for the Transportation Research Center of Vermont as well as in natural sciences and advocacy in Yellowstone National Park, Montana. Mr. Coffin holds a Bachelors Degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Vermont.

Presentation
Summary
  Mr. Coffin will present on Whole Foods Market’s exploration into natural refrigerant system architectures. He will outline the systems employed to date, operational performance, and lessons learned. Moreover, he will detail the thought process behind the decision to go “natural”, the environmental impact, and the potential for market transformation. The presentation will also touch on the obstacles these projects encountered, including engineering challenges.
Future Meetings

September 06, 2018

RE Section Meeting- Joint Meeting with Redwood Empire CSI Chapter

September 06, 2018
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

TBD



See reashrae.org for more details
 

September 12, 2018

Golden Gate ASHRAE Kick-off Meeting

September 12, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Thirsty Bear Brewing Co.
661 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
http://thirstybear.com

An intro to ASHRAE, our GG Chapter goals, and our committees
 

September 13, 2018

Pacific Energy Center Open House

September 13, 2018
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Pacific Energy Center
851 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Co-sponsored event with ASHRAE @ 6:30PM
 

September 21, 2018

Golf Tournament

September 21, 2018
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Crystal Springs Golf Course
6650 Golf Course Dr
Burlingame, CA 94010
http://playcrystalsprings.com

More details to come
 

October 17, 2018

Golden Gate ASHRAE Technical Seminar

October 17, 2018
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Pacific Energy Center
851 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

More details to come