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IoR seeks lifetime achiever

UK: The Institute of Refrigeration is inviting nominations for its Lifetime Achievement Award that recognises exceptional air conditioning, refrigeration and heat pump engineers.

The annual Lifetime Achievement Award aims to celebrate outstanding individuals who have devoted their career to giving outstanding service in maintenance and service of refrigeration, air conditioning or heat pump equipment.

Candidates must have substantial experience as a service engineer or technician and still be active in this role within the industry. In addition to a cash prize of £400, the winner will receive a commemorative medal and certificate to be presented during the IoR Annual Dinner in London on 30 June 2022.

Nominations can be made by employers, clients or colleagues using the dedicated form on the IoR website. The deadline for nominations is 15 February 2022.

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