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Don Beaty, P.E., Fellow ASHRAE

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ASHRAE Course Instructor

Don Beaty, P.E., Fellow ASHRAE


    Don Beaty has over 30 years experience in consulting engineering and founded DLB Associates Consulting Engineers in 1980. He is a licensed professional engineer in over 40 states and has international licenses as well.

    Don co-founded and was the first chair of ASHRAE Technical Committee TC 9.9 and currently serves as its Publications Chair. He is also a frequent keynote speaker on behalf of ASHRAE TC 9.9 for the data center industry, having presented over 100 times and in more than 37 countries on various data center-centric topics.

    He has also served on ANSI / ASHRAE Standards Committee 90.1 (energy) including as vice chair, Standards Committee 127 (Method for Testing for Rating Computer and Data Processing Room Unitary Air-Conditioners) as secretary, and ASHRAE TC 7.6 (Systems Energy Utilization) and is a major contributor to many data center books (including 10 ASHRAE Books).

    Don is an ASHRAE Fellow and the 2012 recipient of the ASHRAE George B. Hightower Technical Achievement Award in recognition for his TC 9.9 leadership and contribution.

    Courses Taught

    3 Hour

    Data Center Energy Efficiency

    Changing Environments and Loads for Data Centers (High Density, Liquid Cooling, Edge Computing) - (formerly “IT Equipment Design Evolution & Data Center Design Operation Optimization”)