Each year RSES honors individuals and organizations for outstanding achievements in and contributions toward the education of HVACR professionals.
A number of honors are awarded based upon a member’s individual achievement or a chapter’s educational activity level, while other awards require individuals to be nominated or complete an application. The RSES International Awards Committee reviews all award nominations.
Recognition of award recipients will take place at the Annual Awards Luncheon in conjunction with the RSES Annual Conference and HVACR Technology Expo.
Detailed below are the names, descriptions and sponsors for the nomination-based awards. All awards listed below require an award nomination form to be completed and returned for award consideration (including the Newsletter Contest).
David M. Lawson “Service of Excellence” Memorial Award recognizes service technicians for excellent field performance on HVACR systems. Supported by donations from the Lawson Fund.
Newsletter Contest recognizes the work of chapter newsletter editors in both print and electronic newsletter categories. Sponsored by the RSES Journal.
Rising Star Award recognizes a new RSES member (with five years or less in RSES) for his/her contribution to the Society.
RSES Distinguished Service Member of the Year Award recognizes a member for outstanding contributions to RSES and the HVACR industry in areas of education, public relations, safety and society growth.
Vocational Instructor/School Award recognizes a teacher or school that had presented exceptionally high-quality HVACR programs during the past year. Sponsored by Emerson Climate Technologies Educational Services.
V.V. Solomon Educator/Teacher of the Year Award recognizes the educators/teachers who have made outstanding contributions to the development of students in the HVACR field. Sponsored by Emerson Climate Technologies, Flow Controls Division.
Walter B. Stopera, CM, Speaker of the Year Award recognizes an individual who consistently presents outstanding educational programs at all levels of RSES meetings and conferences. Sponsored by the RSES Garden State Chapter.
To submit a nomination, simply download the appropriate PDF (by selecting the name of the award above), and follow all of the instructions for completion.
All nomination forms must be postmarked no later than midnight June 30, 2014 for award consideration. Forms can be mailed, faxed or e-mailed to:
Attn: Awards Coordinator
1911 Rohlwing Road, Suite A
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008-1397
For more award information please call RSES at 800/297-5660 or 847/297-6464, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
2013 RSES Award Winners
RSES congratulates the 2013 RSES Award winners for their outstanding achievements.