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2018 Technology Award Presentations

President Bjarne Olesen presents Jonathan Rumohr with the 2018 Award of Engineering Excellence and First Place Technology Awards 

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.

2018 First Place Winners

Roland Charneux
Category I – Commercial Buildings – New
Mountain Equipment Co-Op Head Office
Sandy Treagus, Owner Representative

Mark Charles Hersch; Holly Stevens
Category I – Commercial Buildings – Existing
Market One
Justin Doyle, Owner Representative

Raymond L. Beaufait
Category II – Educational Facilities – New
Discovery Elementary School
John Chadwick, Owner Representative

Steven Tait Taylor; Todd Gottshall;
David Heinzerling; Allan Daly
Category II – Other Institutional Buildings – New
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Noah Bartlett, Owner Representative

Eric Michael Fullerton; Adam McElderry; Andrew Jester
Category III - Health Care Facilities - EBCx
Pineville Enterprise Energy Management Phase 1
Michael Roberts, Owner Representative

Samuel Paradis
Category V – Public Assembly – New
Amphithéâtre Multifonctionnel de Québec (Centre Videotron)
Jean Rochette, 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


ppt.png ASHRAE Technology Awards (PowerPoint) (Updated July 2014)

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

 Society Level Application -- Long Form (Updated January 2016)

 RVC Transmittal for Society-Level Technology Awards (July 2014)

 History of Technology Awards by Region (Updated December 2017)

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