Patrick Nielsen is the Global Technical Products Manager for Broan, a leading manufacturer of residential ventilation solutions. Patrick has 20 years of experience with Broan including roles in product development where he used his engineering background to launch a wide range of innovative ventilation products to solve a variety of IAQ and customer challenges. More recently his focus has been codes and standards, projecting longer-term product needs/opportunities and training. He serves as chair on the Home Ventilating Institute (HVI) Board of Directors, chairs their Codes and Standards committee and is active in multiple other committees addressing industry issues. Patrick is also a member of ASHRAE, RESNET, EEBA and IAQA.