november, 2021

30nov4:30 pm6:30 pmRefrigeration Cycle 101: The Key to Electrification

Event Details

Created and presented by ASHRAE New York Chapter, this course explains the basic refrigeration principles to help architects and non-engineers better understand the basics of heat pumps, refrigerants, environmental legislation and their importance in electrifying buildings and setting them on a path towards decarbonization.

Please note, in accordance with New York City laws, all attendees at this in-person event will be asked to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19.

This event is presented in partnership with the Cross Learning Alliance
Cross Learning Alliance

Maxwell L. Hatfield-Biondo, PE, LEED AP BD+C
Senior Associate, Jaros, Baum & Bolles

Max’s HVAC design experience encompasses a wide range of projects¾from commercial offices to museums¾and he leads JB&B’s Higher Education Community of Practice. He enjoys educating others on HVAC design practices, serving as Dean of the HVAC College for JB&B University, the firm’s in-house technical and professional career development program that has gained industry-wide prestige. Max is an active member of the ASHRAE New York Chapter and Urban Green Council.

Matthew Brady, PE, LEED AP BD+C
Senior Associate, Syska Hennessy Group

As a lead mechanical engineer and project manager, Matt delivers energy efficient solutions for the firm’s projects in the healthcare, aviation, and commercial sectors. Matt leads engineering design teams to achieve project sustainability goals by integrating energy efficient HVAC systems and electrification within architectural designs. Prior to working in consulting engineering, Matt served as a nuclear submarine officer in the United States Navy onboard the USS-Toledo.


(Tuesday) 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm


The Center for Architecture

536 LaGuardia Place