Dr. John D. Spengler, co-founder and principal of Environmental Health & Engineering (EH&E), a leading provider of environmental and engineering consulting services, will receive the 2015 Environmental Health Award from the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).
Spengler's other titles include director of the Center for Health and the Global Environment, and professor of environmental health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Dr. Spengler, was selected for the award in recognition of his excellence in volunteer service focused on environmental health issues, ASHRAE reports.
Dr. Spengler is one of the foremost ambient and indoor air experts in the country, with more than 30 years of experience in developing and managing large-scale, multidisciplinary studies to assess human exposures to environmental pollutants. He has developed innovative sampling and analysis methods, large-scale personal monitoring studies, and receptor modeling techniques. He is a member of numerous professional organizations, is widely published in peer-reviewed literature, and continues to frequently present his ground-breaking work at conferences around the world.
ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is a global society advancing human well-being through sustainable technology for the built environment. The Society and its members focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, refrigeration and sustainability within the industry. Dr. Spengler has been a member of ASHRAE since 2000.
Dr. Spengler will receive the award during the ASHRAE annual conference in Atlanta, Georgia, on June 27, 2015.