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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 Announces Building Excellence Credential MENA and Spring Training Schedule
ATLANTA (March 15, 2018) – ASHRAE announced the spring schedule of training toward its Building Excellence Credential MENA

ASHRAE Announces Call for Papers for 2019 Winter Conference, January 12-16, Atlanta
ATLANTA (March 14, 2018) – ASHRAE announced a call for papers for its 2019 Winter Conference Jan. 12-16 in Atlanta

ASHRAE Learning Institute Offers New Consulting Engineering Essentials Course
ATLANTA (Mar. 8, 2018) – ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI) has added a new course specifically designed for the needs of consulting engineers.

ASHRAE Webcast: "Making Energy Efficiency a Reality" Registration Now Open for April 19 Broadcast
ATLANTA (Mar 5, 2018) – Registration for the free ASHRAE Webcast, "Making Energy Efficiency a Reality," is now open at