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July 18, 2017

ME alumnus promoted to ASHRAE fellow

Written By: Adam Malecek


James J. Bushnell (BSME ’57) has been named a fellow of ASHRAE, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers.

ASHRAE fellow is a membership grade that recognizes members who have attained distinction and made substantial contributions in HVAC&R, such as education, research, engineering design and consultation, publications and mentoring.

Bushnell, the owner of HVAC Consulting Services in Solana Beach, California, was recognized for design and consulting work on television vans, ships, buses, passenger rail cars and airplanes. He continues to consult on new rail car procurement for Bay Area Rapid Transit and Los Angels Metro. Bushnell received his award at the 2017 ASHRAE Winter Conference in Las Vegas.