Artificial intelligence (AI) policy: ASHRAE prohibits the entry of content from any ASHRAE publication or related ASHRAE intellectual property (IP) into any AI tool, including but not limited to ChatGPT. Additionally, creating derivative works of ASHRAE IP using AI is also prohibited without express written permission from ASHRAE.

logoShaping Tomorrow's Built Environment Today

Obituaries, August 2021

Obituaries, August 2021

From Insights, August 2021

Marcel A. Bally
81; Life Member ASHRAE; East Hampton, N.Y.; joined ASHRAE in 1988.

Joseph T. Brouwers
85; Life Member ASHRAE; Kl Maastricht, Netherlands; joined ASHRAE in 1974.

Donald V. Brown
87; Life Member ASHRAE; Tonawanda, N.Y.; joined in 1959. He served as president of the Niagara Frontier chapter.

Anthony V. Digiacomo, P.E.
91; Life Member ASHRAE; Quincy, Mass.; joined in 1957.

Mulraj P. Dhokai, P.E.
81; Life Member ASHRAE; Annandale, Va.; joined ASHRAE in 1970.

Sally L. Ehrmann, P.E.
90; Life Member ASHRAE; West Hills, Calif.; joined ASHRAE in 1961.

Oscar M. Hagen
95; Life Member ASHRAE; Onalaska, Wis.; joined ASHRAE in 1971. He was a member of TC 1.2, Instruments and Measurements.

Odean H. Jukam
83; Life Member ASHRAE; Waukee, Iowa; joined ASHRAE in 1968.

Robert R. Lam
87; Life Member ASHRAE; Leawood, Kan.; joined ASHRAE in 1961.

Carl N. Lawson
82; Fellow Life Member ASHRAE; Zephyrhills, Fla; joined ASHRAE in 1977.

He served in the following positions:
• Region XII Regional Vice Chair of the Research Promotion Committee
• Board-Elected Alternate of the Nominating Committee
• Member of the 2007 ASHRAE Handbook Committee
• Member of the Special Publications Committee
• Chair of the Minimizing Indoor Mold Problems Through Management of Moisture in Building Systems Position Document Committee
• Member of the 2003–2004 IAQ Conference Ad Hoc Steering Committee
• Member of the Publishing and Education Council
• President of the Florida West Coast (1988–1989)
• Member of the Program Committee
• Member of TG1.GLE, General Legal Education
• Member of TG7.PHVAC, Publications
• Member of TG9.TB, Tall Buildings
• Chair of TG9MMB, Moisture Management in Buildings
• Chair of TC 1.12, Mold and Mildew
• Member of TC 5.2, Duct Design
• Member of TC 5.5, Air-to-Air Energy Recovery
• Chair of TC 7.7, Testing and Balancing
• Chair of TC 7.9, Building Commissioning
• Chair of TC 9.1, Large Building Air-Conditioning Systems
• Chair of TC 9.6, Healthcare Facilities
• Chair of TC 9.7_P, Educational Facilities
• Chair, ALI Coordinator and Secretary of TC 9.8, Large Building Air-Conditioning Applications
• Commissioning Subcommittee Chair of TC 9.9_P, Mission Critical Facilities, Data Centers, Technology Spaces and Electronic Equipment
• Member of TC 9.10, Laboratory Systems
• Chair of ASHRAE Journal (1998)
• Member of the Standards Project Liaison Subcommittee (SPLS) – ASHRAE Standards Committee
• Project Committee Voting Member (PCVM) of SPC 74-1988R, Method of Measuring Solar-Optical Properties of Materials
• PCVM of SPC 111-1988R, Measurement, Testing, Adjusting and Balancing of Building Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning Systems
• PCVM of SPC 149P (standard test method for smoke control fans)
• PCVM of SSPC 52.2, Method of Testing General Ventilation Air Cleaning Devices for Removal Efficiency by Particle Size
• PCVM of SSPC 180(X), Standard Practice for Inspection and Maintenance of Commercial-Building HVAC Systems
• PCVM of SSPC 189.1, Standard for the Design of High-Performance Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings
• Vice-Chair and PCVM of GPC 0(W) (commissioning)
• Vice-Chair and PCVM of GPC 1-1996R, Commissioning Guideline Committee
• Producer of GPC 4-1993R(X), Preparation of Operating and Maintenance Documentation for Building Systems
• Chair and PCVM of GPC 11-2009(X), Field Testing for HVAC Control Components

He earned the following awards:
• Exceptional Service Award in 2012
• Fellow Award in 2009
• Distinguished Service Award in 1993
• Regional Award of Merit in 1988

Murton K. McGirr
80; Associate Member ASHRAE; Aiea, Hawaii; joined ASHRAE in 2010.

Hiroo Muneoka
101; Life Member ASHRAE; Chuo-Ku, Japan; joined ASHRAE in 1966.

Rodney Oathout, P.E.
54; Member ASHRAE; Parkville, Mo.; joined ASHRAE in 1997.

Theodore R. Popov, P.E.
82; Life Member ASHRAE; Ewa Beach, Hawaii; joined ASHRAE in 1969.

George W. Theisen
96; Life Member ASHRAE; Greensboro, N.C.; joined ASHRAE in 1966.

Nicholas Tselios, Eng.
50; Member ASHRAE; Surry Hills, Australia; joined ASHRAE in 2018.