Hansen is a licensed professional engineer at KJWW Engineering. He is a member of ASHRAE and has been involved in the Wisconsin Energy Con-servation Code Council. He has served as project manager and mechanical engineer on many commercial, health care, and higher education projects. Email him at hansenpp@KJWW.com.
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