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ASHRAE Awards Building Projects

January 9, 2012
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ATLANTA — Designers of systems for a university building, a cancer center, an ice rink, and other commercial building were recognized by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) for incorporating elements of innovative building design.

The ASHRAE Technology Awards recognize outstanding achievements by members who have successfully applied innovative building design. Their designs incorporate ASHRAE standards for effective energy management and IAQ. The awards communicate innovative systems design to other ASHRAE members and highlight technological achievements of ASHRAE to others around the world. Winning projects are selected from entries earning regional awards.

Following are the winners and the winning projects:

• Roland Charneux, P.E., ASHRAE Fellow, ASHRAE Certified Healthcare Facility Design Professional, received first place in the new commercial buildings category for the Mountain Equipment Co-op store, Longueuil, Quebec, Canada.

• Ken Sonmor, Ecovision Consulting, received first place in the existing commercial buildings category for the IKEA Brossard Distribution Center, Quebec, Canada.

• René Dansereau, Dessau, Longueuil, received first place in the educational facilities category for the design of the Université de Sherbrooke—Campus de Longueuil, Quebec, Canada.

• Paul Marmion, Stantec Consulting, received first place in the new health care facilities category for the design of the Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Center, British Columbia, Canada.

• Blake Ellis, P.E., Burns & McDonnell, received first place in the new industrial facilities or processes category for Thermal Energy Storage at the Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas.

• Luc Simard, Compressor Systems Control (CSC), received first place in the existing industrial facilities or processes category for the renovation of Arena Marcel-Dutil, St-Gédéon-de-Beauce, Quebec, Canada.

Publication date: 01/09/2012

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