January - ASHRAE Dallas Monthly Meeting

January 08, 2020
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - Richardson
100 South Central Expressway #14
Richardson, TX 75080
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ASHRAE Dallas JANUARY 2020 Meeting


DESCRIPTIONAC drive reliability has improved dramatically over the past three decades.  However, the most important factor in successful installations remains proper application.

This presentation will cover applications pitfalls that can hamper successful drive application including:

  • Environment
  • Long Cable Lengths
  • Bearing Currents
  • Harmonic Distortion

Potential solutions for each pitfall including new and old technology will be discussed.


Todd Thompson is a sales representative for Yaskawa America Inc. covering North Texas. Todd has worked in the AC drive industry since 1990 in a variety of roles including application engineering, product management, and outside sales. Todd received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electronic Engineering Technology from Texas A&M University in 1989.


11:00 AM - Check-in Begins 

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM - Lunch Presentation 

Please register early to assist your chapter volunteers with headcounts for the venue. 

Late fee of $10 will apply beginning at 10pm two days prior to the meeting. 

Online registration closes at 9am the day of the meeting. On-site registration is available. Please be prepared to pay cash, card, or check for the registration fee + $10 late fee. 


$25.00 ASHRAE Members
$35.00 after 12:00 am January 7

$25.00 Guest Ticket
$35.00 after 12:00 am January 7

$0.00 Student Members