June 11, 2018
The Air Barrier Association of America introduced a new award in honor of Wagdy Anis after he passed away in 2018. Wagdy was one of the founding members of ABAA and continued to be a leader in air barriers. He was one of the most knowledgeable and respected people in our industry and we wanted to honor his legacy with the establishment of this award. Wagdy was one of the kindest, giving, and knowledgeable individuals and his commitment to excellence in the building performance industry will go unmatched for generations to come. He was undoubtedly one of the most respected people we have ever had the privilege of working with.
The award was created for a member that exemplifies dedication to the air barrier industry by providing mentorship, leadership and setting the standard in volunteer excellence.
ABAA wishes to congratulate Mr. Roy Schauffele, FCSI, CCPR, FABAA, LEED Green Assoc., Division 7 Solutions, Inc., Converse, TX on his being the first person to be awarded the Wagdy Anis Award of Dedication. This is one of the highest recognitions in the air barrier industry.
Roy is a multiple award recipient from the City of San Antonio, Office of Sustainability and Build San Antonio Green for his environmental efforts in construction sciences and education. Globally, Schauffele is the only person to have achieved Fellowship recognition by both the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) and ABAA.
The Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA) is a national, trade association that consists of a wide cross section of members in the building enclosure industry. ABAA is the national voice of the air barrier industry and has raised the level of quality in the industry through a Quality Assurance Program and is active in the areas of research, education, standards development, building codes and technical resources for the air barrier industry.