Saleem Kahn, PE, TEESI
Andrew Braunberg, CoFounder
with Scott Jarman, PE, Austin Energy
Still Austin Whiskey Co. opened in 2017 as the first grain to glass whiskey distillery within the Austin city limits since prohibition. TEESI Engineering, an Austin-based engineering firm, designed and commissioned the Process Systems for the distillery. At the meeting, TEESI Engineering President Saleem Khan, PE, will present some of the energy and peak demand savings features that were incorporated into the design. Efficiency elements include process heat recapture and reuse, process cooling water temperature optimizations, waste recycling, and chilled water thermal storage. Andrew Braunberg, Still Austin cofounder, will provide an overview of the whiskey production process and tour of the facility.
Saleem Khan, PE is the president of Texas Energy Engineering Services Inc., (d/b/a TEESI Engineering) with over twenty-five years of engineering consulting experience. He has a BS in Mechanical Engineering and an MS in Industrial Engineering specializing in facilities planning and design, energy management, engineering economics and project management. Mr. Khan has been the lead engineer and project manager for several energy efficient MEP design projects for new construction and renovations. He is a Certified Commissioning Authority and has successfully implemented commissioning projects for functional testing of building systems, energy savings and comfort improvement. He has conducted over 100 energy audits of existing buildings identifying cost effective energy efficiency measures. He is member of AEE, TEMA, ASHRAE and NSPE.