Chapter Tech Award Winners 2015


2015 Excellence in Engineering Award Winners

Congratuations to these 11 winning projects, their design engineers and owners that were chosen to receive the Illinois Chapter ASHRAE's Excellence in Engineering Awards in 2015.

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Dan Doyle & Habib Shams
Grumman/Butkus Associates
Horsham, PA




John Palasz, Primera Engineers, Ltd.
Chicago Vocational Career Academy
Chicago Public Schools





Luke Leung, Skidmore Owings & Merill LLP
China Merchants Tower & Woods Park
Shenzhen, China








Sachin Anand, dbHMS
Chinatown Branch, Chicago Public Library
Chicago, IL



Don McLauchlan, Adam Sanders & Dustin Langille
Elara Engineering
The Fordham Makeup Air System Upgrades
Chicago, IL





Alexander Butkus
Grumman/Butkus Associates
Hyatt Regency Denver, CO
At Colorado Convention Center



Laurence Wilson & Robert Benzuly
PositivEnergy Practice

St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center
Plymouth, IN





Sudesh Saraf, Wight & Company
Knock Knolls Nature Center
Naperville, IL



Don McLauchlan & Mark Rockwood
Elara Engineering
Loyola Health Science Campus 
ECM Implementation, Maywood, IL



Chris Bibby, Sieben Energy Associates

Anne & Robert Lurie Children’s Hospital
Chicago, IL



Fazal Mahmood, EXP U.S. Services, Inc.
South Airport Traffic Control Tower
Chicago, IL




Watch for the invitation and submittal form to enter your design ideas and project for next year's competition, to be announced in August/September of 2016. Each year the awards are presented at the Illinois Chapter's December get together.

Click here for a list and links to 2014 (Last Year's) Technology Award Winners.

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