Annual Awards

IRHACE celebrates the hard work and success of individual members through its annual awards.

Awards are presented at the annual Formal Dinner held during the HVAC&R Industry Conference each year.

Congratulations, celebrations, jubilations, and felicitations to all.

Year Award Recipient For

2015

President's Meritorious Service Award Dave Nicholls His dedication to the upskilling and training of apprentices and work in the Wallie Askew competitions at both a regional and national level
Past President Award Darren Rawnsley His services as President for his term
Fellow Membership Award Glynn Cowley His longstanding committment and hard with IRHACE, RLNZ and EARB
James Stuart McAlpine Award Robert Mannes His commitment to training for the industry. Robert regularly volunteers his services for involvement in training material, standards review and comment and his involvment in the establishment of the RLTB for the purpose of training and the promotion of safety and high standards.
Branch Chair Award Dean Moffat His efforts in revitalising and increasing membership of the Nelson-Marlborough Branch. There are more regular committee meetings and activities in the area to engage members and industry.

2014

Service Award John Jenkins Constructively and consistently providing guidance and support to the management team at the IRHACE Centre
Fellow Membership Award Pete Hutson As per criteria
Branch Service Awards

Andy Henderson, Wellington Branch

Noel Mountjoy, Auckland-Northland

Robert van Zoggel, Auckland-Northland

Members who have diligently served their branch for the benefit of the Branch and IRHACE.
Branch Chair Award Mark Cottis For outstanding performance, support and commitment to the Wellington Branch.
Technical Innovation Award Stuart Mackenzie Advancement in technology in heat transfer
IRHACE Journal Award Keith Stewart

Member who is the author of an original article first published in the IRHACE Journal. Article titled: A sketch of the 80 year development of the industry and one of its participants

Published in the December-January 2013-2014 issue.

2013

Fellow Membership Award

Rodger Wyatt

Peter Bowerman

As per criteria

Branch Service Awards

Cherry Browne, Canterbury-Westland

Mark Baxter, Wellington

Noel Mountjoy, Auckland-Northland

Members who have diligently served their branch for the benefit of the Branch and IRHACE.
Branch Chair Award Deirdre Johns For outstanding performance, support and commitment to the Canterbury-Westland Branch.
President's Meritorious Service Award Deirdre Johns Member who has served the Institute during the year in an exemplary manner.

Past President Award

Robert Mannes His services as President for his term
Life Membership Sid Thompson Awarded to a member who has completed not less than 20 years as a subscribing member of the Institute and who in the opinion of the Council has made an outstanding contribution to the organisation.

2012

President's Meritoruious Service Award Karl Burke Member who has served the Institute during the year in an exemplary manner.
James Stuart McAlpine Award Sid Corden Considered to have made a valuable contribution towards the betterment of the Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Industry with 50 years continuous service with McAlpine Hussmann Ltd with a special focus on training and technology and assisting with the Wallie Askew and McAlpine Apprentice training programme.
IRHACE Journal Award Jorge Villazon-Leon

Member who is the author of an original article first published in the IRHACE Journal. Article titled: Establishing Best Customer Relation Practices in Small Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Companies

Three part article published in the July-August 2011, September-October 2011 and December-January 2011-2012.

Life Membership

Howard Healey

Brian Jackson

Awarded to a member who has completed not less than 20 years as a subscribing member of the Institute and who in the opinion of the Council has made an outstanding contribution to the organisation.