CBS Tech Talk Series

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Coming up on Tuesday, May 28, 11:00am -12:00pm ET

Fan basics I

Presented by Asfand Wahid, Technical Sales Representative, Northern Blower

This is a seminar for people interested in learning about Fan basics, including the Fundamentals of Airflow, Types of Fans, System Effects, Selecting the Right Fan, Fan Applications, Balance and Vibration, Fan Installation, Operation and Maintenance.

If you are interested in presenting a Tech Talk, please email with your proposal.

Previous Tech Talks

Available On-Demand to CBS Members

Fan Basics 1
Presented by Asfand Wahid, Technical Sales Representative, Northern Blower

Enbridge Gas incentives update for boilers and other HVAC solutions
Presented by Adam Trela, Senior Energy Solutions Advisor, Energy Conservation- Commercial Sales, Enbridge Gas and Mark Davey, Advisor Energy Conservation, Enbridge Gas

Modbus Basics
Presented by Dean Johnson, Director, Technical Services, Thermogenics Inc.

Safety of Low Volume Water Tube Boilers
Presented by Venkat Venkatesh, Project Engineer, Clayton Industries and Ron Polidori, Sales Manager, Clayton Industries

Burning H2 in Boilers – Avoiding Unforced Errors
Presented by Bob Langstine, Regional Sales Manager, Zeeco

Efficiency Nova Scotia Energy Management Services
Presented by David Bligh, Energy Manager, Efficiency Nova Scotia

TSSA Updates –  Review of New Process
Presented by Tony Gabriele, Inspector, TSSA and Shaun Montano, Engineering Manager, TSSA

Enbridge Incentives Update 2023
Presented by Enbridge Gas Inc.

Retrofit NOx Control Technologies for Boiler Applications
Presented by Vaughn Watson, Director, Power Retrofit Solutions

Foundations of Water Treatment Part 2
Presented by George Fynn, Senior Corporate Account Manager, Chem-Aqua

The True Cost of Electric Steam Generation
Presented by David Taylor, Senior Director, Business Development, Chromalox

Introduction to Steam Vent Silencers
Presented by Mark Gibson, Industrial Sales Manager, Durr Universal, Inc. and Pat Higgins, Application Engineer, Durr Universal, Inc.

Boiler Drum Level Instrumentation and ASME Requirements & Recommendations
Presented by Jim Kolbus, Sr. Product Manager – Clark-Reliance

Integrated Flame Scanners
Presented by Colin Brisson, Canadian Regional Sales Manager, FIREYE

Water Side Inspections – A Practical Guide
Presented by Don Hutchinson, BSc., C.Chem., Senior Technical Advisor, DuBois Chemicals and Andrew Young, P.Eng., CEM, Business Director – Water, Food & Beverages, DuBois Chemicals

TSSA Updates – Overview of the Past Year
Presented by Brian Gee, Chief Officer, Operating Engineers Program, TSSA

Enbridge Gas DSM Programs
Presented by Damir Naden, P.Eng., CEM and Jacky Lau, P.Eng., CEM

Inspectors in the Boiler Room – What to Expect
Presented by Ihab Rizkalla, P.Eng., Senior Area Manager – Inspection Department, The Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company of Canada

Methods of Flame Detection
Presented by Colin Brisson, Canadian Regional Sales Manager, FIREYE

Foundations of Water Treatment
Presented by George Fynn, Corporate Account Manager, Chem-Aqua

Remote Boiler Monitoring 101
Presented by Nate Woods, VP Operations, Remforce

Hydrogen Firing On Boiler Burners – What You Need To Know
Presented by Mike Turner, Design/Service Engineer, Zeeco

Grades of Steam Used in the Pharmaceutical Sector
Presented by James Heseltine, Market Development Manager – Healthcare, Spirax Sarco and Carl Williams, Market Development Manager – Hospitals, Spirax Sarco

Boiler Systems and overall Energy Efficiency – creating an Efficient, User Friendly, and Safe Boiler System
Presented by Miura

The Power of Resiliency using On-Site Power Generation
Lisa Barber, Director, Business Development & Marketing | Executive Producer of Energy Radio,  CEM Engineering

Hybrid Electric Heating Systems: Modular Design concepts to decrease Carbon Footprints
Jim Pettiford, Director of Marketing and Product Management, Fulton Companies
Joel Southwell, Vice President of Sales, Fulton Companies

Sponsorship Opportunities

The Canadian Boiler Society is dedicated in continuing to provide its members with educational sessions to help inform our current and soon to be members on the latest innovations and pertinent topics that matter to CBS. Our webinar sessions have strong attendance with 50-100 registrants including boiler manufactures, suppliers to the industry, consultants, and end users. Our webinars include live productive Q&A to keep important conversations going and provide our members opportunity to ask the experts.

We encourage our members to support these educational initiatives and to consider sponsoring our 2021 series.

Series includes at least 10 Sessions throughout the year.


  • Recognition as Tech Talks Sponsor on CBS website
  • Recognition during each CBS Tech Talk (logo during session; verbal acknowledgment of support – included in recording)
  • CBS Promotion will include company logo banner on webinar registration page, eblast reminders*, posting on CBS Website and promotion through CBS social media
  • Attendee list **

*eblasts will be sent to members from CBS National Office
** will only include contact details of registrants who opt-in