During the 2017 AHR Expo in Las Vegas, the Radiant Professionals Alliance (RPA) Social and Networking Event took place on the evening of Jan 31st at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. The occasion saw the presentation of the RPA’s first “Lifetime Achievement Award.” Recipients of the award were John Hazen White Jr. and Greg Cunniff of Taco Comfort Solutions.
Taco owner Johnny White was recognized for his dedication, support and commitment to the Radiant/Hydronics industry over many years and also for making significant contributions to the new Energy Efficient Rating System,
An additional Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Greg Cunniff, P.E., Manager of Engineering Applications for Taco. Greg was instrumental in the concept and development of the new interactive Building Efficiency System Tool (BEST), a free tool that compares different types of HVAC systems for annual energy consumption and life-cycle costs based on actual system performance data. The BEST software tool is offered by the Hydronics Industry Alliance – Commercial (HIA-C), an RPA committee.