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Welcome to AFE
Twin Cities Chapter 13

The Association for Facilities Engineering (AFE) is the premier organization for facilities engineers and operations professionals. We provide our members with the resources they need to achieve career success by uniting a large community of like-minded professionals who desire to learn and share the most efficient methods for operating and maintaining complex building and facility systems. And we help our members grow professionally through nationally accredited certification programs, local & national networking, continuing education events, primary and secondary level student activities & scholarship programs, and other resources for career advancement. Chapter 13 represents the Twin Cities and Western Wisconsin. Click here to learn more about the benefits of Membership.

Upcoming Events

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Mulcahy Company Facility Tour and Discussion
2700 Blue Water Road, #100, Eagan, MN 55121
Event Cost: 2 Business Cards

This terrific event will focus on building optimization using high efficiency condensing boilers. Hear eye opening case studies that demonstrate how building owners reduced total facility heating costs by 40-50%. Attendees will learn strategic use of high efficiency condensing units and utilization of lower building water supply temperatures. Resident boiler expert Joe Mozieka with Mulcahy will provide a technical presentation with discussion that will assist facility engineers in maximizing boiler usage in their buildings. Attendees will also receive a tour of Mulcahy's extensive parts facility. Networking and cocktail hour begin at 5:00pm with dinner, presentation, and tour to follow. Thank you to the great folks at Mulcahy for providing this very educational opportunity. Please click here for complete details and registration!

News & Announcements

2017 Board Member Candidate
We are currently looking for a facility professional to join the AFE Twin Cities Board Chapter 13 of Directors. The candidate should be an active AFE Twin Cities Chapter 13 member or a local vendor member with operations in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. First year board members fulfill the role of Secretary with annual movement through each of the board positions and finishing their term in five years. Participation is voluntary and rewarding. Board members play a vital role in determining the monthly activities and overall direction of the chapter. Board meetings are held once per month at a convenient time and location. AFE membership is required. A summary description of all board member duties can be found under the About Us tab. Interested candidates should contact Ann Petrick at the information below.

Ann Petrick
President AFE Twin Cities Chapter 13
Horwitz, Inc.
763-235-3880 Office
apetrick@horwitzinc.com
Lucky 13 Golf Tournament Recap
Thank you to the 110 golfers who joined us at Oak Glen Golf course on July 18, 2016 for the 28th AFE Lucky 13 Golf Tournament. We hope you enjoyed a wonderful day of golf, visiting with facility friends, and a fine lunch and dinner provided by Oak Glen. Congratulations to all of our competition and door prize winners and a huge thanks to everyone who donated gifts for the event. Thank you, thank you to each of our 17 Tee Box Sponsors. A special thanks goes out to Bill Pierro with Kline-Johnson & Associates for raising $190 with his “Gambler Game” on hole #16. We are incredibly grateful for your hard work, support, and contribution of time and resources that continue to make this event such a great success. With everyone’s involvement, approximately $5800 was raised for Facility Engineering Scholarships! We look forward to seeing you at one of our fall facility events and at the 29th AFE Lucky 13 Golf Tournament on July 17, 2017.

Lucky 13 Shirt Sponsors
Wonderful looking shirts...thank you! We looked great out there!
Mavo Systems | INSPEC | Horwitz

Tee Box Sponsors
We owe our success to you! Thanks from all of us!!!
Bay West LLC
Bituminous Roadways Inc.
Division 23 Mechanical Services
Dymax Engineering/ High Voltage Service/ RESA POWER
EnviroBate
Harris Companies
Horwitz, Inc
INSPEC
John A Dalsin & Son, Inc
Kline-Johnson & Associates
Low Voltage Contractors
Mavo Systems
Midwest Mechanical Solutions
NYCO Inc.
Schwickerts Tecta America
The Opus Group
Ziegler Power Systems

Tournament Results
1st Place (54) Mulcahy Team 3: Jim Burns, Mike Murphy, Katie Williams, Lee Bystrom
2nd Place (54) John A Dalsin & Son: Doug Dodge, Brien DuRoche, Jim Dalsin, Jason Booth
3rd Place (56) Mulcahy Team 1. Mike Comstock, Rick Lucio, Mike Piper, Terry Olson
13th Place (62) Team NYCO: Pete McLaughlin, Greg Fredlund, Mike Poot, Brantley Grekoff
Last Place (70) MAVO Systems Team 3: Dana Sawrey, Rick Goodmanson, Jason Rentmeester
Closest to the Pin #3: Mike Comstock
Closest to the Pin #6: Curt Maki
Closest to the Pin #12: Curt Stainbrook
Closest to the Pin #16: Jim Gryzmala
Longest Put #9: Scott Linder
Longest Put #18: Dane Carpenter
Long Drive Women: None in fairway
Long Drive Senior: Dan McNamara
Long Drive Men: David Ripley