February Chapter Meeting

February 21, 2019
5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
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Renaissance Reno Downtown Hotel, Topaz 1 Room
One South, Lake St
Reno, NV 89501

Garrett Hartwell - Western Regional Sales Manager for Vibro-Acoustics

“Noise Issues in HVAC Duct Systems”


Prior to joining the Vibro-Acoustics team, he spent 7 years as a Regional Sales Manager for Franklin Electric leading sales for the motor controls HVAC division, managing reps across the US, Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean.

Before Franklin Electric, he was a Project Manager for a residential home building company. Previous to that, he lived abroad in Argentina where he learned to speak Spanish while teaching English in a rural community.

In 2015 he earned his MBA from the University of Portland, which he completed while taking night classes and working full time. In 2008, he completed his Undergraduate Degree at Colorado State University with a BA in Construction Management, a Minor in Business Administration, and a Minor in Spanish.

He prefers to conduct business from a chair lift, on the beach, or from the confines of a racquetball court.

Topic Description

"Noise Issues in HVAC Duct Systems"

  • Sound Basics
  • Noise Problems
  • Silencer Demo
  • Noise Solutions
  • System Effect & System Design
  • Breakout Noise
  • Application Specific Solutions
    • Roof Top Units
    • Generator Rooms
    • Environmental Enclosures
    • Sil-Throw
  • The use of Lined Duct
  • 2+U Case Study; Duct Lagging


Attendance at the meeting is free for all Past Presidents!  We need everyone to register by Tuesday February 19th at noon and choose either Salmon or Ribeye for dinner, after that you will get what is available, ribeye is limited quantity. Parking is free for the first three hours.


$35.00 Dinner Meeting Fee
$40.00 after 12:00 pm February 19
$30.00 Earlybird rate before February 15

$15.00 Student Dinner Fee

$0.00 RSVP - Pay at the Door

$0.00 Past President - Free