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ASHRAE Membership

ASHRAE membership is open to any person associated with heating, ventilation, air conditioning or refrigeration. ASHRAE is unique because its membership is drawn from a wide range of disciplines relating to the HVAC&R field. Approximately 51,000 individuals from more than 100 nations belong to the Society.

Discounts on Publications

ASHRAE members earn 15% off publications. Hundreds of titles are available including the complete collection of ASHRAE Standards including 90.1, 62.1 and 189.1.
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Develop Leadership Skills

When you join ASHRAE, you are making an investment in yourself. When you become active in the Society by giving your time and sharing your knowledge, you get even more out of that investment.

Network with Industry Professionals

Each month, all over the world, ASHRAE chapters convene for an informational program featuring a speaker or topic that is key to professionals in the industry. Meet with your peers and share ideas.
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See y'all in Atlanta

ASHRAE has a warm southern welcome as the 2015 Annual Conference comes to the Society’s hometown of Atlanta, Ga. It’s been nearly 15 years since the last time ASHRAE hosted a conference here. And while the city and the Society have grown and changed, the hospitality remains the same. Registration is now open. The technical program will have a strong focus on the design, construction and operation of high performance buildings, so don't miss out. Learn More >>

HVAC Training in Chicago

ASHRAE offers back-to-back Level I and Level II HVAC Design training on May 18–22, 2015 in Chicago. Reserve your seat in both courses and gain real-world knowledge you can put to immediate use. HVAC Design: Level I – Essentials provides the fundamental and technical aspects of HVAC design in commercial buildings. HVAC Design: Level II – Applications provides advanced instruction on HVAC system designs. Learn More >>


As ASHRAE seeks to expand its mission around the globe, on-the-go access becomes increasingly important. ASHRAE mobile formats are simple, portable solutions that deliver the latest building technology information to your smartphone or tablet. ASHRAE is pleased to offer a growing selection of mobile apps and eBooks.
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ASHRAE Journal

This issue of ASHRAE Journal approaches the topic of indoor environmental quality from another perspective—that of the penguin. It is a reminder that engineering practitioners and researchers working to better control environments deal with far more than air conditioning for the everyday commercial and residential spaces in which we spend most of our time. Other articles and columns address procurement for energy-efficient buildings, energy-efficient approach for operating rooms and the hidden daytime price of electricity. Read More >

Commissioning Webcast

This webcast will feature industry experts who will define the benefits of existing building commissioning for the environment, occupants, operations staff, and overall ownership costs. Viewers will be able to recognize the varied scopes of commissioning, when to apply comprehensive versus focused commissioning, and best practices in existing building commissioning specifications & contracting. This FREE webcast will be broadcast live via the internet. Learn More >>


The 2015 edition of Standard 100 provides comprehensive descriptions of the processes and procedures for the retrofit of existing residential and commercial buildings in order to achieve greater measured energy efficiency. The revised standard includes over 100 typical energy efficiency measures (EEMs) that can be applied to enable buildings to meet set energy targets.
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Active and Passive Beam Application Design Guide provides tools and guidance to design, commission, and operate active and passive beam systems. This new guide is an excellent reference for consulting engineers, architects, owners, and contractors who are involved in the design, operation, and installation of these systems.
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High Performing Buildings

David and Lucile Packard Foundation Headquarters wins ASHRAE’s 2014 Award of Engineering Excellence, achieves a trifecta of energy efficiency, comfort and beauty. Chilled beams and continued optimization of building operations contribute to its annual energy use intensity of 23.5 kBtu/ft2. Solar panels produce more energy than it uses annually. Other case studies examine a university health education building that is designed for wellness and net zero energy bank branch.
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Upcoming Events

April 23—Free ASHRAE Webcast
May 22-24— Energy & Environment in Ships
June 27-July 1—ASHRAE Annual Conference


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