ASHRAE Insights - June 2017 - 1
ASHRAE Insights June 2017
111 Awards to be Presented
One hundred eleven awards will be
presented, recognizing members for
their contributions to the Society and the
built environment industry, at the 2017
ASHRAE Annual Conference, to be held
in Long Beach, Calif., June 24 - 28.
Among the awards to be presented are
the two most prominent individual awards
for ASHRAE members, the Louise and
Bill Holladay Distinguished Fellow Award
and the Andrew T. Boggs Service Award.
Louise & Bill Holladay
Distinguished Fellow Award
Andrew T. Boggs
Zahid H. Ayub, Ph.D., P.E., receives
The Louise and Bill Holladay Distinguished Fellow Award. This award is
given to an ASHRAE Fellow for preeminence in engineering or research work.
The honor was initiated in 1979 by Presidential Member Bill Holladay.
Ayub is technical director, Isotherm,
Steven T. Taylor, P.E., Fellow
ASHRAE, receives the Andrew T.
Boggs Service Award. The award is
named after an ASHRAE executive
vice president emeritus and recognizes
an Exceptional Service Award recipient for unselfish, dedicated, and distinguished service. Taylor is principal,
Taylor Engineering, Alameda, Calif.
Exceptional Service Award
The Exceptional Service Award recognizes Distinguished Service Award recipients who have continued
to serve the Society and the industry faithfully and with
Seven members will be recognized:
Erich Binder is president, Erich Binder Consulting,
Ltd., Calgary, AB, Canada.
Steven T. Bushby, Fellow ASHRAE, is leader, Mechanical Systems and Controls Group, Engineering
Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Md.
Samuel D. Cummings Jr., P.E., Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE, is retired and
resides in Little Rock, Ark.
Patricia T. Graef, P.E., Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE, is senior engineer, Munters
Corporation, Fort Myers, Fla.
Essam E. Khalil, Ph.D., Fellow ASHRAE, is professor of energy, Cairo University,
Kishor Khankari, Ph.D., Fellow ASHRAE, is president, AnSight, LLC., Ann
Bert Phillips, P.Eng., Life Member, is president, UNIES Ltd., Winnipeg, MA,
Distinguished 50-Year Member Award
Impactful First 25 Years
"This 25th Anniversary Edition
of the Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning Guide is the culmination
of a quarter century of effort by the
American Society of Heating and
Ventilation Engineers in serving its
members and the allied profession
and industry.... The progress made
by The Guide during its 25 years
of service and its ability to reflect
current practice results from the
generous cooperation of many Society members, organizations, and
individual authorities.... We salute
those farseeing members who envisioned The Guide and who guided
it through its formative years. We
pay tribute to the work of the former
Guide Publication Committees and
those contributors who pioneered in
establishing this reference data book,
which, during its quarter century
of service, has received worldwide
recognition and acclaim."
-From the preface to the 25th
Anniversary Edition of the Heating Ventilating Air Conditioning
50-Year Member Award
is given to individuals
who have been a member for a minimum of
50 years, and are either
a past Society president,
Fellow ASHRAE or DisHolness
tinguished Service Award
recipient or who have performed outstanding
service to ASHRAE or its predecessor societies-the American Society of Heating and Ventilating Engineers (ASHVE), The American
Society of Refrigerating Engineers (ASRE),
and the American Society of Heating and
Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHAE). The
following 16 members will receive the award:
Luc Bertrand, .ing, Fellow/Life Member,
resides in Saint-Lambert, QC, Canada.
Raymond Cohen, Ph.D., P.E., Fellow/Life Member, is emeritus
professor of engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind.
Emil E. Friberg, P.E., Fellow/Life Member, resides in Arlington,
Warren G. Hahn, P.E., Fellow/Life Member, is CEO of Hahn
Engineering, Inc., Tampa, Fla.
Gordon V.R. Holness, P.E., Fellow/Presidential/Life Member,
resides in West Palm Beach, Fla.
S. Louis Kelter, P.E., Fellow/Life Member, resides in Somerset, N.J.
Rodney H. Lewis, P.E., Fellow/Life Member, resides in Austin,
Richard P. Lortie, Fellow/Life Member, resides in Winston Salem, N.C.
George E. Menzies, P.Eng., Life Member, is H&S Director at
FibreCast Inc. He resides in Hamilton, ON, Canada.
Erling J. Olsen, P.E., Fellow/Life Member, resides in Bainbridge
Robert D. Pagliasotti, Life Member, resides in Lakewood, Colo.
Richard J. Pearson, P.E., Fellow/Life Member, is President of
Pearson Forensic Engineering, Madison, Wis.
Alberto J. Sanchez, P.E., Fellow/Life Member, resides in Blue
Eugene Stamper, P.E., Fellow/Life Member resides in Teaneck,
Laurance S. Staples Jr., Life Member, resides in Prairie Village,
Sunny C.L. Tan, Fellow/Life Member, is principal, Building
Services Consultants, Singapore.