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Stephen Kavanaugh, Ph.D., Fellow ASHRAE

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Stephen Kavanaugh, Ph.D., Fellow ASHRAE


    Steve Kavanaugh is professor emeritus of mechanical engineering at the University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa. He is a past Chair of ASHRAE Technical Committee 6.8, Geothermal Heat Pump and Energy Recovery Applications, and past Chair of Applied Heat Pumps and Heat Recovery. He is also a Fellow of ASME.

    Dr. Kavanaugh is the author of several ASHRAE publications including Geothermal Heating and Cooling: Design of Ground Source Heat Pump Systems (2014), HVAC Simplified (2006), and Ground-Source Heat Pumps: Design of Geothermal Systems for Commercial and Institutional Buildings (1997). He also received the ASHRAE Technical Achievement Award in 2001.

    Courses Taught

    3 hour

    Design of Affordable and Efficient Ground Source Heat Pump Systems

    NYSERDA Webinars

    Community Heat Pump Systems: Piping, Pumping and System Controls

    What is the System Efficiency of a Community Heat Pump System and How it is Calculated?