Wilkinson wins sustainability award
AUSTRALIA: Phil Wilkinson of the Australian ac and refrigeration institute AIRAH has won an award for contributions to environmental sustainability.
The AIRAH executive manager – government relations and technical services has been awarded the 2016 Bob Brown Foundation Deni Greene Award.
The award is presented annually to an Australian who has made a significant contribution in one or more of the following categories: sustainability, ethical investment, energy, environmental and social responsibility, and environmental communication.
Over the past 14 years, Phil Wilkinson has worked for AIRAH in a variety of high-profile roles and represents the institute on several high-profile sustainability-related committees and bodies within the built environment industry.
A key achievement in the past year has been the launch of the first project falling under the PRIME initiative, the Australian HVACR industry’s collaborative approach to a low-emissions future that Wilkinson championed to get off the ground.