Michael R. Olson (Olie) is a Sr. HVAC Applications Engineer for ABB, Inc. Olson has extensive experience in the HVAC, water/wastewater treatment, and chemi-cal markets. He has been applying adjustable speed drives for over three decades. Olson has been published numerous times in trade journal articles discussing energy savings and the proper application of adjustable speed drives and has been a contributing editor to several books on the subject. He has an Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Illinois, and a Masters of Science in Engineering Management degree from the Milwaukee School of Engineering. He is a member of the BACnet International Marketing Committee and has helped plan and coordinate all BACnet Conference and Expos since 2005. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.