Building-services graduate wins trip to Las Vegas

Michael Gardner is this year’s CIBSE/ASHRAE Graduate of the Year and wins a trip to Las Vegas where he will represent the UK building-services profession at the ASHRAE Winter Meeting. He was chosen from a shortlist of six young building-services engineers at an evening of presentations on the subject ‘What tools does the modern building-services engineer need to help society create a sustainable world?’ He is a graduate of Coventry University and works for Pick Everard.




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