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.


We welcome your feedback and suggestions on the EnVisioneering Exchange podcast at solutions@danfoss.com.

Episode 16 - Water and waste water infrastructure

John Masters, Industry Affairs Advisor for Danfoss Drives, joins host John Sheff for episode 16 of the EnVisioneering Exchange podcast. The two Industry Affairs experts have a comprehensive conversation about water infrastructure and the outsized role you may not realize it plays in maintaining our daily lives―what it is, what challenges current infrastructures face, how it can be improved, and what the future of water infrastructure may look like.

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Recorded: February, 2021

Episode 15 - Indoor air quality in a post-pandemic world

Francis and EnVisioneering Exchange host John Sheff share a dialogue about the importance of indoor air quality, especially in a post-pandemic world. They touch on what indoor air quality is, how it impacts health and safety, and what AHRI is doing to educate businesses and schools about the costs, challenges, and innovations necessary to upgrade HVAC systems for improved indoor air quality.

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Recorded: February, 2021

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Episode 14 - The future of cooling

Host John Sheff returns to the show, this time joined by Vince Canino, CEO of Smardt Chiller Group, Inc. John and Vince take a broad look at the future of the cooling industry, zeroing in on the vital role oil-free and variable-speed technologies—like Danfoss Turbocor® oil-free centrifugal compressors—can play to improve energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions.

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Recorded: January, 2021

Episode 13 - Local Laws and Building Retrofit Market

John Mandyck and Envisioneering Exchange host John Sheff discuss New York Local Law 97 (NYLL97), which requires building owners to take responsibility for their building's carbon emissions and penalizes them for exceeding a set limit.

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Recorded: October, 2020

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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