Emery “Pete” Neitzel — former president of the Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA), and retired vice president of engineering and manufacturing for Greenheck Fan Corporation, Schofield, WI — received AMCA's highest honor for distinguished service to AMCA and to the HVACR industry. The award was presented during the AMCA annual meeting in Mont Tremblant, Quebec, Canada.
During his service to AMCA, Neitzel served as chair of the AMCA technical advisory committee on sound, the engineering standards committee, and the air movement division. He was elected to the board of directors in 1999. He served on the executive committee and as AMCA International's president from 2005-2006. He was with the Greenheck Fan Corporation from 1973 until his retirement in 2008.