February 2009 – Section Meeting Information

EMERGENCY ELECTRIC GENERATORS FOR HOME – THE TECHNICAL, THE DIFFERENCES,
AND HOW TO CHOOSE

DATE :     Thursday, February 26, 2009
PLACE :  Raffel’s – 10160 Reading Road (see below for directions)
TIME :      5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. –  Social Time
                 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. –  Dinner
                 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. –  Presentation
 
COST FOR DINNER: $10.00 per person – REGARDLESS OF MEMBERSHIP OR MEMBERSHIP GRADE!

NOTE:  DINNERS ARE ALWAYS OPTIONAL – YOU MAY ATTEND THE PROGRAM ONLY. 

MENU SELECTIONS:   Spinach Stuffed Tomato, Pan Fried Tilapia with Lemon Caper Sauce, Beef Stroganoff, Steamed Fresh Broccoli, Buttered Noodles, Tossed Salad, Dinner Rolls and Butter, Apple & Peach Cobblers, Coffee, Tea, Iced Tea, Soft Drinks. There is also a bar available for the purchase of alcoholic drinks.

LOCATION:  Raffel’s is located at 10160 Reading Road, south of Glendale-Milford Road on the east side of Reading. Take I-75 to the Glendale-Milford Rd. Exit, go east on Glendale-Milford Road approximately ¾ of a mile to Reading Rd. and turn right on Reading.

RESERVATIONS:  Please email Fred Nadeau for reservations at mailto:fnadeau1@earthlink.net (preferred) or call the Section Voice Mail at 513-629-9380 by Noon, Tuesday, February 24, 2009 if you plan to attend. Please leave your Name, IEEE Member Number, and a daytime telephone number.

PE CREDITS: Depending on the subject matter, attendance at IEEE Cincinnati Section Meetings now qualifies the attendee for Professional Development Hours towards renewal of Professional Engineers Licenses. Required documentation will be available following the meeting!  The Section Meetings also provide a great opportunity to network with fellow engineers in the area.

ABOUT THE MEETING:  Our speaker this month, Vic Spang of Buckeye Power Sales Company, will share his technical knowledge and the information we need for choosing home generation for ourselves.  Given our recent outages with ice and wind, the demand for home generation has been increasing.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:  Mr. Spang has over 31 years in the generator business – from technical design to sales – working with Engineers and Architects on single and multiple paralleling systems.  He also serves on a Kohler Distributor Industrial sub-committee.  Buckeye Power Sales Company has been supplying quality generator systems for factories, hospitals, nursing homes, public buildings, water and sewage projects, and home standby for 60 years.