ASHRAE Ireland welcome global ASHRAE President Mick Schwedler to Ireland!

We are delighted to announce that ASHRAE Global president Mick Schwedler is visiting Ireland this week. (Find more on Mick here –
Our Mentors / Mentees will have the chance to meet with Mick with on Friday the 20th of May in the UCD Engineering Building. The plan is to hold a joint session with all mentor / mentees and some student members from 10:15.
We look forward to welcoming Mick and his wife to the Ireland Chapter and discuss all things mentorship program!

Friday 20th May

What a fantastic day welcoming global ASHRAE President Mick Schwedler to Ireland! We’d like to extend our thanks to Donal Finn and University College Dublin for hosting the session today.

Thank you to Conor Deane who presented on the hugely successful Mentorship Program to date. We’d also like to thank president of CIBSE Ireland Michael Curran for joining us and for their continued colloboration / partnership on the program.

We’d like to say a big thanks to program sponsors CIM and we are pleased to announce that two of our mentees , Alexandru Frant & Mike Ahern, Conor Murray and Conor Deane will be attending the ASHRAE Global Conference in the City of Toronto this June!


On Friday afternoon, ASHRAE President Mich Schwedler and CIBSE Past President Kevin Kelly took time out of their busy schedules to meet and  discuss matters of mutual interest to both ASHRAE and CIBSE.

Later on Friday afternoon, at a joint event organised by ASHRAE and the Institute of Refrigeration Ireland (IRI), Michael O\’Conghaile, Sirius Ltd, gave a technical talk on \”Energy Savings from Magnetic Bearing Chiller Systems\” which was followed by a Distinguished Lecture by Mick Schwedler, Trane Inc., entitled on High Performance Chilled Water Systems. 

Both talks were well received by attendees drawn from both ASHRAE and the IRI. 

While Mick and his wife Jenn were only with us for a short time we were able to show off some of our Irish hospitality at Temple Bar on their last night with us, before they headed to Amsterdam to attend Clima 2022.  Conor Murray, our incoming President and Conor Deane, YEA Lead took them to the famous Elephant and Castle restaurant and treated them to Chicken Wings before a tour of Temple Bar, ending up in The Old Storehouse for a few pints, with some fine trad music and Irish dancing.

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