Congratulations to senior mechanical engineer Michael Talbot, P.E., for being named to the ASHRAE College of Fellows, an organization that recognizes members who have attained distinction and made substantial contributions to the field of Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) and the built environment through education, research, engineering design and consultation, publications, presentations and mentoring.
With a long history of service to ASHRAE, notable design projects and a mentoring history, the honor is based on Mike’s achievements over the course of his career.
“Mike’s body of work speaks for itself, said Dorell Royster, P.E.,Apogee mechanical engineering manager. “His recognition as an ASHRAE Fellow is well-deserved. We are privileged to have him on our team.”
Notable projects include:
· The Veterans Medical Center of Salisbury, NC, which includes a 42,000-square-foot renovation of two floors for Patient-Aligned Care Team implementation and replacement of HVAC systems
· The Julius Blum Corporate headquarters building in Carlstadt, N.J., which garnered the first Carole Hoefner Carriker Sustainable Design Award on behalf of Charlotte chapter of the American Institute of Architects
· Clemson University’s Center for Automotive Research, the first LEED Gold building in South Carolina
· The City of Charlotte Transportation Center, the first LEED platinum maintenance building in the U.S.
· Lee Hall, home of the Clemson University School of Architecture
Mike graduated from North Carolina State University in 1982 with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and joined Apogee in June 2019, specializing in mechanical system design and building commissioning. He is a past president of the Piedmont Chapter of ASHRAE and based in Apogee’s Charlotte office.
ASHRAE 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.