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Associated Air Balance Council

Desiccant Dehumidification in Operating Rooms

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
AND OFFICERS

Chris White, PE, TBE

President
Michael S. Kelly, TBE, CxA
American Testing Inc.
Executive Vice President
Gaylon Richardson, TBE, CxA
Engineered Air Balance Co., Inc.
Secretary/Treasurer
Douglas R. Meacham, TBE
Kahoe Air Balance Company

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Systems Analysis, Inc.

Recommendations for Periodic Testing, Adjusting and
Balancing of Existing Buildings .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 6
Gaylon Richardson, TBE, CxA
Engineered Air Balance Co., Inc.

Balancing Hydronic Pumps with In-Line Autoflow Devices .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 8
John Todd, TBE, CxA

Vice President/Eastern Zone-1
Brian G. Venn, TBE, CxA
Mechanical Testing, Inc.

Capital Air Balance, Inc.

Vice President/Central Zone-2
Josh Green, TBE, CxA
Environmental Test & Balance

Glen Whalen, TBS

Vice President/Western Zone-3
Robert Kolnes, TBE, CxA
TABITT, LLC

Dealing with the Impact of COVID-19
on Current HVAC Systems and Equipment . .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 14

Immediate Past President
Benjiman J. Link, TBE
United Testing & Balancing, Inc.

Test and Balance Corporation

Director, Canadian Chapter
Tony Mohammed, TBS
Air Movement Services Ltd.
Executive Director
Raymond R. Bert
Technical Advisor
Joe Baumgartner, PE , TBE, CxA
Editor
Duffy Austin
Editorial Office
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