July 2020

ASHRAE honors Uponor’s Abellon with achievement award

Recognizes work on TC 6.5 programs and handbook

Devin Abellon, Business Development Manager for Engineering Services at Uponor North America, recently received the 2019-2020 George B. Hightower Technical Achievement Award from ASHRAE. The award acknowledges Abellon’s work on the organization’s TC 6.5 Programs Subcommittee Chair from 2015–2018, including the development of educational programs in radiant heating and cooling. He chaired many seminars and

Devin Abellon, Uponor North America

discussions, and recently developed a comprehensive plan for a consolidated handbook chapter on radiant heating and cooling for the TC 6.5 Handbook.

“I am honored to be receiving the Hightower award,” says Abellon. “It is truly a testament to the hard work of all the dedicated members of TC 6.5, as well as to Uponor’s continued support of ASHRAE and its efforts to improve the built environment through smarter, more sustainable technologies and design.”