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CI-ASHRAE - CICHE Spring Seminar

  • Eastland Suites Extended Stay Hotel & Conference Center 1801 Eastland Drive Bloomington, IL, 61704 United States (map)

CIASHRAE and CICHE are jointly hosting a spring seminar on Monday, March 11th at the Eastland Suites Hotel & Conference Center, 1801 Eastland Drive, Bloomington, IL 61704.


11:30: Registration/Check-In

12:00: Lunch Served

12:30: Quality Assurance & Commissioning Project Considerations (Mike Wolf & Healthcare Panel)

Mike is Farnsworth Group’s Director of Commissioning, a role he enjoys because it combines his interests in engineering, sustainability, interacting with teams, and managing tight budgets. Growing up on a small WI dairy farm, Mike appreciates the value of maintaining equipment well beyond its useful life, fixing things on the fly, and trusting the people around you. In his role at Farnsworth, he manages a team of 26 professionals in eight locations who specialize in reducing costs for clients through building assessment reviews, O&M optimization, asset management, and the commissioning process. Mike and his team lead the commissioning process for numerous healthcare clients. Off-hours Mike enjoys playing piano and involvement with local non-profits: Multi-cultural Leadership Program, Big Brothers Big Sisters of McLean County, and the Central IL Chapter for Healthcare Engineering (CICHE).

1:30-1:40: Break

1:40-2:40: 2018 Energy Code - Mechanical Emphasis (Darren Meyers)

Darren Meyers is an Architectural Engineer with over 25 years of experience in energy-systems design and applications engineering. He is President of IECC_LCC, an energy codes and compliance services group, with engineers and code professionals located in Champaign, Chicago and St. Louis. The company provides continuing education, code consulting, third-party plan review, Advanced Rooftop Retrofit, whole-building energy analysis and field assessment services as a complete solution for state energy offices, jurisdictions, production and custom homebuilders and design professionals including LEED facilitation, IECC, ASHRAE or IgCC regulatory compliance. Darren is Secretary and Voting Member to ASHRAE SSPC 62.2, a Voting Member to the ASHRAE SSPC 90.1, Envelope Subcommittee, and a licensed Professional Engineer in the States of Illinois, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

2:40-2:50: Break

2:50-3:50: Healthcare Construction (York Chan)

York Chan, CHFM, CHC, SASHE has amassed 35 years of progressive management experience in health facilities operations. Presently, he is the administrator of facilities for Advocate Health Care, overseeing facilities operations for the system of 12 acute care hospitals in Illinois. He served as a board member of the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) from 2008 through 2012. York is a Certified Healthcare Facilities Manager as well as a Certified Healthcare Constructor. York has served as faculty for the Joint Commission Resources and taught the "Environment of Care Base Camp" and “Exploring the Life Safety Chapter” programs. He has also conducted custom education sessions for the Department of Defense, Veterans Administration, and numerous health care organizations throughout the United States. He has also served as faculty for the Joint Commission Satellite Network (JCSN) and the Joint Commission Resources Quality and Safety Network teaching internet, satellite, and web-based environment of care programs.

CICHE is offering an early-bird special - RSVP by March 4th to attend this event for FREE! ($50 from March 5th through March 10th, $60 at the event.) You can RSVP by emailing If you are registering after the March 4th deadline, you can visit the CI-ASHRAE site to register and pay ( Payment can be received through PayPal or credit card on the CI-ASHRAE website or credit card/cash/check at the seminar.

The 2018 IECC Energy Code book is available for purchase at the discounted rate of $37.50 until March 1st at Book pickup will be at the seminar.

Earlier Event: December 13
CICHE Annual Conference
Later Event: April 19
Lunch & Learn - Life Safety Code