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Fundamentals of Air Systems Design

  • 16 Nov 2020
  • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Zoom Webinar
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 Fundamentals of Air Systems Design

ASHRAE Toronto invites you to join us for a webinar about Fundamentals of Air Systems. Social distancing is critical at this time, but providing value to our members doesn't need to stop!

Registration within 24 hours of the event start time cannot be guaranteed due to technical reasons.

Cost: Free for Toronto Chapter Members

$5 for Participating Region 2 Chapters Members

$10 for Non-Members

Date: Monday - November 16, 2020

Where: Online Webinar

Start Time: 5:00 pm

If you are a member of one of the participating chapters, you can acquire the special access code through your chapter. You MUST register here using your chapter-registered email and name. We will use this information to verify your membership, and failure to verify membership in the participating chapter will void your registration without refund.

Event Summary

Join us for a webinar session to learn from Ryan MacGillivray about:

  • Basics of air movement
  • Components of air distribution systems
  • Considerations of human comfort
  • Duct system design

Please notice that we will be doing interactive polling during the webinar. You can submit your answers by:

  • Going to the website: Poll.com/ryanm598
  • Text RYANM598 to 37607


Ryan M. MacGillivray, M.Sc., P.Eng.

ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer and Member of ASHRAE Conference & Exposition Committee 

Principal Engineer, Daniels-Wingerak Engineering Ltd

Ryan M. MacGillivray, P. Eng. is the Secretary-Treasurer, and a Principal Engineer at the mechanical consulting firm Daniels-Wingerak Engineering Ltd., in Saskatoon. The firm specializes in mechanical system design for commercial and institutional buildings, including the Nutrien Wonderhub (Children’s Discovery Museum), the Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital, various other office buildings, nursing homes, and university buildings. Systems include building heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC), controls, fire protection, plumbing, and medical gas.

Prior to joining Daniels-Wingerak Engineering Ltd. in 2002, Ryan was a Research Assistant and Sessional Lecturer at the University of Saskatchewan, where he received his B.E and M.Sc. degrees in Mechanical Engineering in 1999 and 2005. Through his Master’s degree, he was able to experience microgravity, by flying in the European Space Agency’s version of the ‘vomit comet’. He has been registered as a Professional Engineer in Saskatchewan since 2005, with Permission to Consult since 2011. Ryan is also a licensed to practice in Alberta with APEGA.

Ryan is currently on the ASHRAE Society Conference and Exposition Committee and part of the CEC executive. He has served many roles with the ASHRAE Saskatoon board, including Past-President, Treasurer, Membership Promotion Chair, Research Promotion Chair, and Chapter Technology Transfer Chair. He is also a past Regional Vice-Chair for Research Promotion for ASHRAE Region XI, and General Chair for the Chapters Regional Conference (CRC) held in conjunction with the ASHRAE Saskatoon Chapter 50th anniversary. Ryan has been involved in various Technical Committees, including TC 1.1 – Thermodynamics and Psychrometrics, TC 1.3 – Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow, TC 1.7 – Business, Management & General Legal Education, TC 2.2 – Plant and Animal Environment, TC 5.3 – Room Air Distribution, TC 6.1 – Hydronic and Steam Equipment and Systems, TC 6.3 – Central Forced Air Heating and Cooling Systems, and TC 6.5 – Radiant Heating and Cooling. Ryan is also the currently the chair of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientist of Saskatchewan (APEGS) Professional Practice Exam Committee (overseeing the Law and Ethics Seminar for members-in-training), and serves on the Governance Board, and the Registrar’s Advisory Committee. Ryan is also a Swim Canada Orange Pin swim official. Ryan and his wife, Margaret, have three school-aged children, and they all enjoy swimming, golf and camping.

Need Assistance?

Feel free to contact:

Ahmed Abdel-Salam
ASHRAE Toronto Technology Transfer Committee Chair


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