WR (Roy) Ahern, F.AIRAH
William Roy Ahern, F.AIRAH, is a towering figure in AIRAH’s history.
Based in Queensland and most active in the 1950s, 60s and 70s, Ahern was an engineer’s engineer.
He was respected for the breadth of his technical knowhow, exactitude, and willingness to share his accumulated wisdom.
He was also renowned for his strong personality and forthright views.
“To many of those who knew him well, Roy Ahern is thought of as the best engineer that the refrigeration and air conditioning industry has produced in Australia,” said AIRAH’s high brass when it nominated Ahern for admittance to the ARBS Hall of Fame in 2012.