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ASHRAE's Building Energy Quotient (Building EQ)

  • 18 Jan 2021
  • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Zoom Webinar
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ASHRAE's Building Energy Quotient (Building EQ)

Event Summary

Go beyond benchmarking with ASHRAE's Building Energy Quotient! Building EQ provides in-depth energy analysis to benchmark energy performance, actionable energy efficiency measures, and information on a building’s Indoor Environmental Quality. This program empowers building and campus owners on how their buildings contribute to their energy resilience and conservation plan.

Distinguished Lecturer 

Doug Cochrane, P.Eng., LEED AP

ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer

Doug is currently an independent consultant, after having spent nearly 30 years in equipment sales for Carrier –a major manufacturer of HVAC equipment.

Doug is a graduate of Ryerson University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and is a licensed professional engineer in Ontario. He is also a LEED AP and has a certificate in sales development from Humber College. He has also completed the Carrier basic system design course and has taken advanced training in rooftops and splits, ahu’s, chillers, controls, and system selling. He qualified as a train the trainer with Carrier. Doug started in inside sales and has held additional roles as software coordinator, chiller and applied systems specialist, territory manager, branch sales manager, regional commercial sales manager, and engineering sales manager.

Doug joined ASHRAE in university and has participated in chapter, region, and society activities ever since. He is a past president of the Toronto chapter, CRC chair (twice), inaugural RVC for GGAC in Region II, served on the nominating committee for 6 years, and the conferences and expositions committee for 3 years and was the technical chair for the Chicago 2015 conference. Doug is the immediate past DRC for Region II, and is a member of TC 9.1 Large Building AC, Cold Climate Design Guide TRG9, a member of the standards appeal board, and is currently the immediate past Chair of Building EQ, and ARC for Region II. He is chair of the upcoming topical conference on Industrial ventilation in Toronto in Aug 2021, and is General Chair of the Annual ASHRAE society meeting in June 2022 celebrating Toronto chapter’s 100th anniversary. Doug has helped organize Canada’s federal government outreach day in Ottawa since the beginning, and has been involved in the provincial day at Queens Park in Toronto from day 1. He holds the ASHRAE distinguished service award, the regional award of merit, and the chapter service award.

He also serves on part 6 HVAC of the Ontario building code as technical advisory committee chair and is part of the stakeholder group for Ontario’s energy and water reporting and benchmarking. He was also part of the program advisory committee for Sheridan College.

Doug has given Building EQ presentations at many ASHRAE CRC’s (Regions I,II,XI, XIV in 2019), and presented on Public speaking, running a successful meeting, and the Cold climate design guide at the Region XI CRC at sea last year. He always does a regional update on society meetings to keep everyone in the region informed, and also recognizing regional member achievements and awards. He gave a 2.5 hr presentation at the Buildings show in Toronto in Dec 2019 on an update of ASHRAE standards for higher building performance, and energy efficiency. He was a reviewer of the latest ASHRAE 3rd edition of Air Conditioning System Design Manual, and has also reviewed ASHRAE handbook chapters relative to TC 9.1.

He is married to Cathy and they have one son Sean. An avid sports fan, Doug is a diehard Toronto Maple Leafs hockey supporter, and hopes to see them win another Stanley cup during his lifetime.

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 - January 18th, 2021

Where: Online Webinar

Start Time: 6:30 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.

Need Assistance?

Feel free to contact:

Ahmed Abdel-Salam
ASHRAE Toronto Technical Program Chair


ASHRAE Toronto Chapter | 2350 Matheson Blvd. East #101, Mississauga ON L4W 5G9

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