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Tom Watson honoured by AHRI


USA: Tom Watson, former chief engineer at Daikin Applied, has received a Distinguished Service Award from the US Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI).

AHRI’s highest honour recognises Watson’s 50-year involvement with the industry. Involved with ASHRAE since 1972, Watson has served on a number of technical committees and held several positions on the ASHRAE board as well as being a past president.

In his 30 years at Daikin Applied he oversaw new product development for centrifugal compressor technology and holds five patents related to refrigerant, gas and chiller compressors.

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