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Why Join ASHRAE

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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ASHRAE Code of Ethics

ASHRAE Code Of Ethics
(Approved by ASHRAE Board of Directors January 30, 2013)

 

1.140.001.1 As members of ASHRAE or participants in ASHRAE committees, we pledge to act with honesty, fairness, courtesy, competence, integrity and respect for others in our conduct.

A. Efforts of the Society, its members, and its bodies shall be directed at all times to enhancing the public health, safety and welfare.

B. Members and organized bodies of the Society shall be good stewards of the world’s resources including energy, natural, human and financial resources.

C. Our products and services shall be offered only in areas where our competence and expertise can satisfy the public need.

D. We shall act with care and competence in all activities, using and developing up-to-date knowledge and skills.

E. We shall avoid real or perceived conflicts of interest whenever possible, and disclose them to affected parties when they do exist.

F. The confidentiality of business affairs, proprietary information, intellectual property, procedures, and restricted Society discussions and materials shall be respected.

G. Each member is expected and encouraged to be committed to the code of ethics of his or her own professional or trade association in their nation and area of work.

H. Activities crossing national and cultural boundaries shall respect the ethical codes of the seat of the principal activity.