ARBS 2016, Australia’s only international air conditioning, refrigeration and building services trade exhibition, has announced the ARBS Industry Awards winners for 2016.
The nominations were evaluated by a panel of industry experts on various criteria such as leadership, sustainability, performance and innovation.
This year’s awards were presented at a gala dinner hosted by actor and funny-man Shane Jacobson in Melbourne last month.
Leon Wurfel of BUENO won the ARBS Young Achiever Award 2016 from finalists Amad Amiri, High Technology Control and Vladimir Poposki, Belco Electrical.
The Product/Service the Excellence Award 2016 went to Braemar 7 Star equivalent ducted gas heater, Seeley International.
The ARBS Project Excellence Award 2016 was presented to Westpac St. George HQ Refurbishment, Norman Disney Young & Westpac Corporation. Ashish Kulkarni accepted the award and immediately thanked ARBS.
Irfan Hai accepted the Outstanding Industry Education/Training Award 2016 on behalf of TAFE NSW Sydney Institute (Sydney TAFE).
Three lifelong contributors to the HVAC and building services industry were inducted in the ARBS Hall of Fame 2016.
• Garry Mundy (nominated by AREMA)
• Neil Marshall (nominated by AMCA)
• Dr Stephen White (nominated by AIRAH)
The ARBS Industry Awards are held every two years in association with the ARBS Exhibition, www.arbs.com.au.