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Michael Patton, Member ASHRAE

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Michael Patton, Member ASHRAE


    Michael Patton, Member ASHAE, is currently the executive vice president for Griswold Water Systems. For more than 20 years, Michael has been a technical sales leader in the environmental, energy, and water industry. He has more than 35 years of mechanical engineering experience, including stints with mechanical contractors and with a manufacturers’ representative.

    An ASHRAE Member, Patton is active on two technical committees related to his field. For 15 years, he has been a member of ASHRAE SPC  188, Legionellosis:  Risk Management for Building Water Systems, and Standard 191P, tasked with crafting a blueprint for efficient use of water in buildings. He was also appointed to the ASHRAE Handbook Committee as Chair for the 2020 HVAC Systems and Equipment Volume.

    Before joining Griswold Water Systems, Michael was Vice President of Sales for Evandtec in Toronto.  Previously he served as the general manager of the energy and environment services group for a large contractor in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Before that, he was national sales manager and director of Global Sales for Clearwater Systems Corporation.

    Course Taught

    3 hour

    Successfully Managing the Risk of Legionellosis Using ASHRAE Standard 188