Unwin completes BESA double
UK: Ryan Unwin of Manchester-based Bruntwood Management Services is this year’s winner of the Harry Decker Award for Excellence in refrigeration and air conditioning.
Ryan’s success is his second this year, having been named Air Conditioning Engineer of the Year (Level 3) in BESA’s North West Training Awards in March.
He received his latest award at BESA’s AGM at Trinity House in the City of London last month.
At the same awards, Joseph Seed of Hargreaves Ductwork, Bury, Lancs, was named Harry Hobbs Ductwork Trainee of the Year.
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