Pam Duffy, P.E. is a Senior Product Manager for Lennox International. As a product manager, Pam is responsible for strategic direction, product roadmaps, new product development, launches and sunsets, and ongoing product category support. She has a mechanical engineering degree from the University of Central Florida and earned her P.E. license in 2013.
Pam is a nationally-recognized advocate for VRF (Variable Refrigerant Flow) technology in North America. She has regularly contributed to formal publications, such as the NEWS, as well as more informal avenues such as LinkedIn. Pam has delivered hundreds of presentations on VRF technology at events such as ASHRAE society conferences. In addition, Pam contributes her expertise to technical groups. Some of her past involvement includes: ACCA Manual S voting member, ASHRAE T.C. 8.7 Corresponding Member, and a regular reviewer of ASHRAE Standards, Guidelines, and Addendums.
Pam is an active volunteer in the Dallas Chapter of ASHRAE. Previously, Pam served as President of the Atlanta Chapter in 2013-2014, for which the Chapter earned the Region’s Rudy Ferguson (Chapter of the Year) award. Pam is also currently serving as a member of the Electronic Communications Committee (ECC) and previously served for on the Conferences and Expositions Committee (CEC).
Pam is a Life Member of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and has been named to both the Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s list of 40 under 40 as well as the NEWS’ 40 under 40.
Foundations for Career Success in HVAC
Starting off isn’t easy, and the early years of a career are formidable for future success. This presentation will cover the transition from university to successful career, through the lens of a female engineer. The audience will hear about a variety of first-hand experiences of roles like mechanical engineering design, application support, and product management. The presentation will also key milestones and experiences in HVAC careers, such as pursuing a P.E. license. Whether you are just beginning your career or looking to make the next step, this presentation will offer lessons learned that will help you make informed decisions.