Dr Guy Hundy
Dr Guy Hundy, a leading technical expert within the refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump sector for over 50 years, passed away recently.
A fellow and former president of the Institute of Refrigeration, Guy was instrumental in the development of scroll compressor technology and heat pump efficiency.
Guy was a member of the FETA Technical Committee from 1992 to 1996, during its transition from a HEVAC only technical committee to a FETA-wide one. Guy chaired the committee from 1994 to 1996.
After studying at Leeds University, he started his career in the refrigeration industry with J & E Hall in Dartford in 1975. Ten years later he joined Copeland in Theale as chief engineer and in 1998 was appointed director, application engineering for Copeland Europe.
He wrote many articles on compressors, applications and refrigerant changeover topics and in the latter part of his career edited the 5th edition of the comprehensive and highly respected Refrigeration and Air Conditioning textbook.
Guy was President of the Institute of Refrigeration from 2004-07. Within the Institute, he also played a key role in technical papers and publications and conference committees. He was awarded the IOR Lightfoot Medal for best paper no less than five times.