Howard Ahern is the National sales and technical manager for Airex Manufacturing and Plumberex located in Palm Springs, CA.
He graduated from Arizona State University in 1982 with a B.S. in Communication and Marketing. HVACR /plumbing sales rep for 19 years, and National Sales and Technical manager for 23 years.
Howard conducts Education classes on insulation and air sealing methods and code requirements. Presenter to contractors, engineers and inspectors of ASPE, ASHRAE, ASTM & ASME, TCCA, ACCA & IAPMO Chapters. He is an International Code Council Preferred Provider Instructor on Pipe Insulation requirements in I codes. Code proponent for California Energy Commission on insulation protection, penetration sealing. 2012, 2015, 2018, & 2021 International Energy Conservation Code, Mechanical, Plumbing and Residential code proponent. Member of ASHRAE 90.1 TC 1.08, ASTM C16, F17, E60, & E06 committees as well as ASME A112. 18.9. Committee. Howard is also the Committee Chairperson for ASTM C1822 standard for ADA under sink pipe insulation.