February Meeting Announcement
East Tennessee Chapter of ASHRAE
February 21, 2018


For February, Tim Totten will be giving us a presentation titled "Hydronic System Optimization for Condensing Boilers"


Tim is a graduate of Western Michigan University with a BS in Mechanical Engineering.  After college Mr. Totten was a Design Engineer for Armstrong International with a focus on steam systems where he was granted two patents.  Later he was a principal of Proctor Sales, Inc. a leading hydronics rep firm in the Pacific Northwest.  For the last eight years Tim has worked for AERCO International in a variety of roles including Western Regional Sales Manager and National Account Manager.  Currently he is the Systems Engineering Group Manager for AERCO.

Topic Description

Tim's presentation will focus on maximizing system efficiency by examining what happens in the “real world” and its effects on efficiency.  Topics include Low Delta T Syndrome, dual inlet boilers  (benefits and system design considerations), measurement and verification, and critical evaluation criteria for comparing condensing boilers.

 The meeting will be held at Rothchild's Catering.  Come as early as 11:30 for social time, lunch will be served at 11:50, and our program will begin around noon.  For further information, visit our website at

In order to confirm your attendance, PLEASE RSVP to Anne Jacoby -ajacoby@hobbsassociates.com before Tuesday February  20th, at 9:00am.