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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 Seeks Presentations for 2019 Building Performance Analysis Conference
ATLANTA (Feb. 5, 2019) – ASHRAE has announced a call for presentations for the 2019 ASHRAE Building Performance Analysis Conference

ASHRAE, UN Environment Accepting Entries for Lower Global Warming Potential Award
ATLANTA (Feb. 1, 2019) – ASHRAE and UN Environment are accepting entries for a jointly established international award program to promote ...

Updated: ASHRAE Wraps Up Successful 2019 Winter Conference, AHR Expo
ATLANTA (Jan. 18, 2019) – Increased building activity, operational demands, changes in codes and design and new energy efficiency strategies were just some of the topics discussed among buildings professionals at the 2019 ASHRAE Winter Conference and AHR Expo.

ASHRAE to Begin Renovation to Create New Net-Zero World HQ Building
ATLANTA (Jan. 15, 2019) – ASHRAE announced board approval of a $15.7 million budget to begin a renovation of its new world headquarters building in metro Atlanta, Ga.

ASHRAE Announces Nominees for 2019-20 Slate of Officers and Directors
ATLANTA (Jan. 14, 2019) – ASHRAE announced its nominees for the 2019-20 slate of officers and directors during its 2019 ASHRAE Winter Conference in Atlanta, Ga.