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Welcome to the ASHRAE Pressroom!

ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is a global society advancing human well-being through sustainable technology for the built environment. The Society and its members focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality and sustainability within the industry. Through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education, ASHRAE shapes tomorrow’s built environment today.

ASHRAE's areas of expertise include:

  • energy efficiency
  • high performance buildings
  • indoor air quality
  • green building design
  • building codes and standards
  • data center air conditioning and ventilation
  • health concerns such as Legionnaire's
    disease and mold growth
  • guidance for a safe environment during
    extraordinary events

Public Relations
Allen Haynes
Director of Public Relations
Phone: 404-446-1677

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ASHRAE Consumer Center

To help educate consumers about air conditioning, energy efficiency and other issues important to ASHRAE, we have created an online consumer center. The center includes information about:

  • Frequently asked questions
  • Energy efficiency in homes
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Proper humidity levels in homes

ASHRAE Press Releases

ASHRAE Learning Institute Releases 2018 Online Instructor-Led Course Schedule
ATLANTA (Feb. 20, 2018) – ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI) has added three new courses to the 23 offerings in its 2018 online instructor-led course schedule.

ASHRAE Announces Redesigned Website
New Device-Responsive Site Offers Refreshed Look, Simplified Navigation
ATLANTA (Feb. 14, 2018) – ASHRAE announced the launch of a new, redesigned version of its website,

ASHRAE Recaps Successful 2018 Winter Conference, AHR Expo
ATLANTA (Feb. 6, 2018) – The exchange of global best practices and new energy efficiency strategies brought HVAC&R professionals to Chicago ...

ASHRAE and AiCARR Sign Agreement of Understanding
ATLANTA (Feb. 1, 2018) – ASHRAE and the Associazione Italiana Condizionamento dell’Aria Riscaldamento Refrigerazione (AiCARR), recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), outlining the two organizations’ commitment toward the promotion of common cooling and heating related endeavors.