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January 2021 Chapter Meeting: Ducted Fan Selection and Optimization

January 13, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

$8 – $15

Presentation Title:

Ducted Fan Selection and Optimization

Presentation summary:

Join us for an overview session that will cover a number of topics involving ducted fans. The selection and optimization topics will be applicable to a number of HVAC systems, from simple terminal systems to highly-engineered applied applications.

Some examples include:

  • VAV fan selection
  • Modern fan types and arrangements
  • Fan and motor optimization
  • Current and upcoming regulation
  • Common myths and misunderstandings


Dustin Meredith | Lead Systems Development Engineer | Trane

Dustin began his career more than 20 years ago supporting airside products for Trane. Since joining the systems and applications engineering team in 2005, his role has been to develop integrated customer solutions for HVAC products & systems providing a link between the sales, design, and manufacturing organizations. He has specific expertise in fans, acoustics, air system design, and overall system optimization including unitary and variable refrigerant flow systems. Dustin holds multiple patents and has been instrumental in advancing cutting-edge fan and motor applications to the industry. He has authored a wide variety of technical bulletins, white papers, articles, and Trane Engineers Newsletter LIVE programs that have been widely published.


Dustin is a licensed professional engineer and earned his mechanical engineering and computer science degrees from the University of Kentucky. He continued his education by receiving an MBA from the Gatton College of Business and Economics. Dustin is an active member of ASHRAE having received awards at the local, regional, and society level including the society’s Distinguished Service Award. Dustin has been an ASHRAE Section Head and is presently the Chair of the committee that oversees all ASHRAE technical committee activities. He also serves on the “Fans” and “Sound and Vibration” technical committees, including as past Chair of the latter. He is Trane’s voting member for Air Movement and Control Association International, Inc. (AMCA) and serves on a number of AMCA committees including instrumental, first edition standards on the Fan Efficiency Grade (FEG) and Fan Energy Index (FEI) metrics.


Tickets may be purchased to attend a virtual meeting ($8), or a limited amount of one site tickets ($15). Online participants will be sent an email with confirmation and meeting link 24 hours before the event.


January 13, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
$8 – $15


Thermal Equipment Sales
680 Bizzell Drive
Lexington, KY 40510 United States
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