From left to right, Will Grindall, Director of Institutional Markets, Armstrong International; Shedrick Harrell; David Casterline, Corporate Director of Communications, Armstrong International; and Tom Hiatt, Manager of Institutional Markets, Armstrong International.
KALAMAZOO – Armstrong International, a Three Rivers-based multi-national company that offers intelligent system solutions for its clients in the areas of steam, air and hot water recently presented Shedrick Harrell of Western Michigan University with a $500 academic scholarship – citing Harrell for his tireless work, which has led to various energy-related improvements and savings on the campus of WMU.
Harrell recently graduated from WMU with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. He worked directly with Armstrong International personnel on a steam trap testing and monitoring program – specifically, providing testing reports and feedback for overall energy system improvements on the campus of WMU. Over the last four years, Harrell helped to design and optimize HVAC systems based on cooling and heating load calculations for several campus locations. In addition, he was instrumental in managing various engineering projects for WMU.
Working in conjunction with Armstrong International personnel, Harrell helped to vastly improve energy-savings on the campus of WMU.
“Shedrick Harrell is an incredible person to work with and he added a great deal of expertise to the energy-savings programs we have helped implement at Western Michigan University,” cited Tom Hiatt, Manager of Institutional Markets for Armstrong International. “His input is definitely key and vital to our new product initiatives and successful efforts tied to energy management at WMU.”
Harrell’s extra-curricular activities and accomplishments include being a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers; the American Society for Heating Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers; the National Society of Black Engineers; and, he is a graduate of “Armstrong University.”