Ron Caffrey – Award from ASHRAE
September 10, 2013
“Ronald Caffrey has received a Distinguished 50-Year Member Award from ASHRAE. The award was presented at the Society’s 2013 Annual Conference held in June. The award is given to individuals who have been a member of the Society for a minimum of 50 years, and are a past Society president, Fellow ASHRAE, Distinguished Service Award recipient or have performed outstanding service to ASHRAE or its predecessor societies.
Caffrey is partner, BSC Partners Consultants, Saint Petersburg, FL. He is the co-inventor of “Personal Environments,” which was the first major step in the appreciation of increased individual productivity with personal control over temperature, lighting and background noise. Caffrey is also the founding chair of the Intelligent Buildings Institute. He served as a corresponding member of Technical Committees 1.4, Control Theory and Application, and 2.1., Physiology and Human Environment. Caffrey received a Distinguished Service Award in 1976.
ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is a building technology society with more than 50,000 members worldwide. The Society and its members focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, refrigeration and sustainability. Through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education, ASHRAE shapes tomorrow’s built environment today.”
ASHRAE press release