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2022 Technology Award Presentations

Shiro Tsukami, Kitaro Mizuide, Hirotaka Kubo and Ryuichi Satopresented with the 2022 Award of Engineering Excellence and First Place Technology Award


The ASHRAE Technology Awards recognize outstanding achievements by members who have successfully applied innovative building design in the areas of occupant comfort, indoor air quality and energy conservation. Their designs incorporate ASHRAE standards for effective energy management and IAQ. Performance is proven through one year’s actual, verifiable operating data.

2022 First Place Winners

Hermes Silva
Category I - Commercial Buildings - Existing
Hotel Mandarin Oriental
Claudio Leyton, Owner Representative

Jason Volz, Matt Branham, Brian Duvall and Braydi McPherson-Hathaway
Category II - Educational Facilities - EBCx
Kentucky Community and Technical College System
James Mink, Owner Representative

Lincoln Pearce and Andy Thielen
Category II - Educational Facilities - Existing
Marston Hall Renovation
Dan Sloan, Owner Representative

Donald Hartdegen, Asfandyar Khan and Sudesh Saraf
Category II: Educational Facilities - New
Adlai E. Stevenson High School East Building Addition
Sean Carney, Owner Representative

Nicholas Rogers, Tracy Steward and David Mayer
Category III - Health Care Facilities – New
Norton Novak Center for Children's Health
Adam Lewis, Owner Representative

Dennis McKale and Bradley Herbeck
Category IV - Industrial Facilities or Processes - Existing
FCA Sterling Heights Assembly Plant
Eric Goedtel, Owner Representative

Shana Scheiber and Rick Flock
Category IV - Industrial Facilities or Processes - New
Exact Sciences Lab
Jeff Bartels, Owner Representative

Leighton Deer and Brad Grubb
Category V - Public Assembly - New
Westwood Hills Nature Center
Brian Hoffman, Owner Representative

Dustin Langille and Donald McLauchlan
Category VI - Residential
3833 North Broadway
David Gassman, Owner Representative

Purpose of ASHRAE Technology Awards

The purpose of the ASHRAE Technology Awards program is to:

  • Recognize ASHRAE members who design and/or conceive innovative technological concepts that are proven through actual operating data;..
  • Communicate innovative systems designs to other ASHRAE members;
  • Highlight technological achievements of ASHRAE to others, including associated professionals and societies worldwide, as well as building and facility owners...

Each year the Society may present awards in six categories: Commercial Buildings (New, Existing, Existing Building Commissioning); Institutional Buildings (New, Existing, Existing Building Commissioning) Health Care Facilities (New, Existing, Existing Building Commissioning); Industrial Facilities or Processes (New, Existing, Existing Building Commissioning); Public Assembly (New, Existing, Existing Building Commissioning); Residential

For each category first, second, and honorable mention winners may be named. Also, one of the category first place winners may be selected to receive the ASHRAE Award of Engineering Excellence. The recipient will have demonstrated the best overall compliance with the judging criteria...

Technology Award Program Overview, Requirements, Judging Criteria and Helpful Hints

pdf_icon.png Benefits of Winning a Technology Award


ppt.png ASHRAE Technology Awards (PowerPoint) (Updated August 2019)

pdf_icon.png Chapter/Regional Application -- Short Form (Updated January 2016)

Society Level Application – Long Form (Updated August 2019)

RVC Transmittal for Society-Level Technology Awards (August 2019)

History of Technology Awards by Region (Updated December 2018)

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