Event: Cool Savings from Chiller Upgrades and Replacement

BUILDINGS - Smarter Facilities Management

Cool Savings from Chiller Upgrades and Replacement
On Demand

This webinar will address how to assess your current equipment and then develop a plan to retrofit or replace.





Return to BUILDINGSVIP home pageIf you suspect your building's chillers are inefficient or approaching the end of their service lifetime, a retrofit, conversion or replacement may be in order. This webinar will address how to assess your current equipment and then develop a plan to retrofit or replace. Topics include financing an upgrade, determining cooling requirements and load conditions, pros and cons of chiller equipment alternatives, and minimizing disruption while the work is taking place


Learning Objectives

After viewing this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  • Recognize the various chiller types, recent advancements, and replacement considerations.
  • Understand the latest energy code regulations for chillers and refrigerant phase-out.
  • Recognize advancements in chilled water system controls.
  • Understand the capital costs of chiller replacements.
  • Recognize the importance of testing, balancing and commissioning existing and replacement systems.



David P. Callan, PD, LEED AP, CEM, HBDP
Senior Vice President, Technical Director
Environmental Systems Design


Mr. Callan's experience includes the design and analysis of building systems and energy saving measures for new and existing buildings worldwide, as well as researching and developing analysis techniques for new building technologies. As the Director for the Technical Operations Group, he is responsible for the overall management of the technical staff in the design of high performance project types including: LEED certified commercial and institutional buildings, federal buildings, sustainable healthcare facilities, green critical facilities and data centers, and zero energy buildings. He serves as a GSA Design Excellence National Peer and also authored GSA's Facilities Standards PBS P100 Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Chapters for the 2005 edition.


Brett Griffin, PE, LEED AP
Senior Associate, Mechanical Engineer
Environmental Systems Design


Mr. Griffin is a member in ESD's Mission Critical Group as a mechanical engineer and project manager. He has experience with design and commissioning services of mechanical chilled water and air handling systems from small tenant projects to several thousand ton main air conditioning plants. In addition to his mechanical engineering experience, he has served as project manager for several individual projects and repeat accounts.




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