AHRI announces new officers, presents awards

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Arlington, Va. — The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) held its Annual Meeting November 16-18 in Carlsbad, California, during which it elected its new officers and presented awards to industry leaders.

“We are pleased to recognize these thoughtful, tireless leaders, and thank them for their service to AHRI and the HVACR and water heating industry,” said AHRI President and CEO Stephen Yurek.

AHRI’s new Chairman is Ed Purvis, Executive Vice President, Emerson Climate Technologies
The officers and executive committee are as follows:

Vice Chairman: Doug Young, Lennox International Residential Heating and Cooling
Treasurer: Chris Drew, Burnham Holdings
Immediate Past Chairman: Robert McDonough, Carrier/UTC
Executive Committee:
Dennis Appel, Luvata Grenada
Gary Clark, Goodman Manufacturing
John Galyen, Danfoss
Nick Giuffre, Bradford White
Bill Johnson, HillPhoenix
Chris Peel, Rheem Manufacturing Company
Earle Pfefferkorn, Cleaver Brooks
Dave Regnery, Trane
Rod Rushing, Johnson Controls
Bill Steel, Bard Manufacturing, and
Kevin Wheeler, A. O. Smith

The Richard C. Schulze Award is given for distinguished service and commitment to AHRI and the industry’s goals and objectives. AHRI congratulates:

Ron Duncan, Magic Aire
Phillip Johnson, Daikin Applied
Dave LaGrand, NORDYNE
Bill McQuade, Johnson Controls
Rajan Rajendran, Emerson Climate Technologies

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