July 28, 2006: Chip wins ASHRAE award

Advancing the Industry with Award Winning Expertise

Wrightsoft’s Vice President of Research receives ASHRAE’s Distinguished Service Award for numerous contributions

LEXINGTON, MA, July 28, 2006– Wrightsoft is pleased to announce its Vice President of Research, Charles “Chip” Barnaby, has been presented with the Distinguished Service Award by ASHRAE (the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers, Inc.) for his numerous contributions.

Chip’s contributions to the society include serving and chairing committees on energy and load calculations, climatic information, and XML definitions for HVAC&R. He is also the primary author of Chapter 29: Residential Heating and Cooling Load Calculations in the 2005 ASHRAE Handbook of Fundamentals and has penned two technical papers on new residential heating and cooling load calculation procedures that use a detailed heat balance procedure. Both papers have also resulted in ASHRAE Technical Paper Awards and are being readily adopted throughout the industry.

As the driving force behind Wrightsoft’s Research and Development Department, Chip’s experience and industry knowledge is passed on to their customers through the heating and cooling load calculations engine within Right-Suite®.