CHICAGO - The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) recognized many people for their contributions to ASHRAE and the HVACR industry at the society's 2006 Winter Meeting held Jan. 21-25.

The ASHRAE Hall of Fame honored deceased members of the society who have made milestone contributions to the growth of HVACR technology, including Jasper Guy Woodroof, Ph.D., inducting him into the ASHRAE Hall of Fame.

Other awards were given out over the course of the meeting. The ASHRAE/ALCO Medal for Distinguished Public Service recognizes distinguished public service by an ASHRAE member. Recipient Alfred Greenberg, ASHRAE Fellow and Life Member, resides in Marlboro, N.J.

The ASHRAE Technology Awards recognize outstanding achievements by members who have successfully applied innovative building designs, which incorporate ASHRAE standards for effective energy management and indoor air quality. Three projects received first-place ASHRAE Technology Awards: Lev Zvenyach, vice president of IBC Engineering Services, Waukesha, Wis., and P.E., for Chicago Center for Green Technology, Chicago, in the existing commercial buildings category; Martin Roy president of Martin Roy and Associates, Deux-Montagnes, Quebec, for TOHU's Capiteua Des Arts, Montreal in the public assembly category; and Laurier Nichols, team leader, energy efficiency, Dessua-Soprin, Longueuil, Quebec for the Ecole Du Tournant, Saint-Constant, Quebec, in the alternative and/or renewable energy use category.

Publication date: 02/20/2006