Dr. Joost Brasz, aero thermal manager, Danfoss Turbocor Compressors, passed away Sept. 2 at the age of 70. Dr. Brasz was recognized by the HVAC industry and the academic community as a leader and expert aerodynamic engineer in turbomachinery and centrifugal compressor technology.
Norris was ACCA’s executive vice president from 1969 until he retired in 1997. He remained in the HVACR industry after his retirement working as chairman of the board of GroupMac. While Norris was the top executive of ACCA, the association thrived and grew its membership nationwide.
Formerly of London Metal Services and Boutette and Barnett Trade Distribution Centre, Barnett was an active volunteer with HRAI, serving on the wholesalers division board as chair and as HRAI chair in 2001-2002.