ASHRAE elects Conlan as vice president

A family of four stands in front of a stage with a lectern and an ASHRAE logo behind it a hotel ballroom

The Conlan family, from left, Wade, son Padraic, wife Willa and daughter Gretchen, June 27 during the ASHRAE Annual Conference in Tampa, Florida.


Wade Conlan, P.E., CxA, BCxP, LEED AP® BD+C, an assistant vice president and Hanson’s commissioning and energy discipline manager, has been elected as a vice president of ASHRAE.

Wade, who works at the Orlando, Florida, regional office, was installed June 27 for a two-year term. That day marked the end to his service as a director-at-large.

Wade is a Distinguished Lecturer for ASHRAE and coordinating board officer of the Planning Committee and the past chair of Guideline 1.6P Subcommittee: Commissioning for Data Centers. He was a voting member of the Epidemic Task Force and served as its Building Readiness Team lead; he then became a voting member on Standard 241: Control of Infectious Aerosols that was published this month. He is a member of the Standing Standard Project Committee 300: Commissioning and its Guideline 1.1 Subcommittee: HVAC&R Technical Requirements for the Commissioning Process and a corresponding member of technical committees 9.10: Laboratory Systems and 7.9: Building Commissioning. He also serves on the ASHRAE Central Florida Chapter’s board of governors.