EnVisioneering Exchange: a podcast series

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The HVACR industry, and the entire built environment, is in the midst of rapid change and faces an evolving set of challenges and demands — and the effect on both technology and business is profound. From refrigerant and efficiency regulations and standards to the impacts of climate change and trends like digitalization and electrification, it’s not always easy to keep up and stay ahead.

Join our host John Sheff, Danfoss’ director of public and industry affairs in North America, in this podcast series, which addresses this changing landscape through informative, valuable dialogue with thought leaders and experts-in-their-fields.

 

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Episode 34 - Heat pumps and heat recovery: A Comprehensive Approach to Decarbonization and Electrification

Drew Turner, global head of sector integration at Danfoss, joins John Sheff, Danfoss’ former director of public and industry affairs, to discuss the latest in heat pump and heat recovery technologies and their role in decarbonization.

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Recorded: June, 2022

Episode 33 - Safe DC-Grid Selectivity with the New DCGuard™

Jesper Therbo, global director of HVAC and refrigeration at Danfoss, joins John Sheff, Danfoss’ former director of public and industry affairs, to discuss how the new DCGuard can protect DC grids by minimizing power losses.

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Recorded: May, 2022

Episode 32 - Introducing the new VTCA Danfoss Turbocor® Compressor

Frank Ford, director of product management at Danfoss Turbocor, joins John Sheff, Danfoss’ former director of public and industry affairs, to discuss the newest Turbocor compressor, the VTCA 400.

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Episode 31 - Understanding the 2023 DOE Rooftop Units Standards

Victor Marinich, global marketing director for A/C at Danfoss, joins John Sheff, Danfoss’ former director of public and industry affairs, to discuss the 2023 rooftop regulations and the current innovations in product development.

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Recorded: May, 2022

Episode 30 - Innovations in heat exchanger technology

EnVisineering Exchange Podcast host John Sheff sits down with Jeff Tucker, Head of Microchannel, Danfoss, for an EnVisioneering Connect! exclusive conversation about how heat exchangers enable more efficient HVACR operation by reducing the size of the equipment and enabling faster heat transfer processes, saving energy. Danfoss is developing the next generation of heat exchangers, using plates and micro channels to replace older and less efficient technologies.

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Recorded: April, 2022

Episode 29 - The latest trends in Data Center Cooling

Michael Strouboulis, director of business development for digital infrastructure at Danfoss, joins John Sheff, Danfoss director of public and industry affairs, to discuss the latest trends in data centers and data center cooling.

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Recorded: April, 2022

Episode 28 - The Latest Updates in Refrigerant Transition

Host John Sheff provides an update on the status of the upcoming HFC phasedown and refrigerant transition. Issues addressed include building code updates and the potential for a shortfall in available HFCs.

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Recorded: March, 2022

 

Episode 27 - The Impact of ESG Reporting on Efficient Industrial Operations

Episode 27 - The Impact of ESG Reporting on Efficient Industrial Operations

Host John Sheff is joined by guests Ted Wilke and Andrew Williams, of SPOC Automation and SPOC Grid Inverter Technologies, respectively, to discuss the impact of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) reporting on efficient industrial operations. The conversation covers the push toward energy efficiency in the oil and gas industry and the technologies that can help companies achieve their ESG objectives.

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Recorded: November, 2021

Episode 26 - Refrigerant transition in the U.S. and beyond

Episode 26 - Refrigerant transition in the U.S. and beyond

Host John Sheff is joined by guest Kevin Fay of Alcalde & Fay and the Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy (“The Alliance”) to discuss refrigerant transition both in the U.S. and globally. The conversation covers current protocols and recent legislation to reduce the use of HFC compounds and the challenges and opportunities for the U.S. HVACR industry.

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Recorded: October, 2021

Ep. 25 - Green Building Movement | EnVisioneering Exchange podcast

Ep. 25 - Green Building Movement

Host John Sheff is joined by guests Jenna Cramer and Chris Cieslak of the Green Building Alliance to discuss the Green Building movement. Their conversation covers the GBA’s work to improve energy efficiency and lower carbon emissions in buildings in western Pennsylvania.

Recorded: October, 2021

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Ep. 24 - Data Center Cooling Technology | EnVisioneering Exchange podcast

Ep. 24 - Data Center Cooling Technology

Host John Sheff is joined by guest Keith Dunnavant, VP of Data Center Sales at Munters, to discuss data center cooling technology on episode 24 of the Envisioneering Exchange podcast. Their conversation covers the latest advancements in cooling technologies, why efficient cooling is so important to data center operations and cooling trends on the horizon.

Recorded: September, 2021

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Meet your host - John Sheff

John Sheff is currently Director of Public & Industry Affairs at Danfoss where he covers a range of issues, including refrigerants, energy efficiency, electric vehicles and urban development. Previously, he worked on energy, climate and sustainability policy in the office of Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley before earning his MBA from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park in 2014. John lives in Baltimore with his wife, Zoey, and their son, Sam.

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