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Last Call for ASHRAE Annual Conference Early Bird Registration Savings

  • 22 May 2017
  • Atlanta

Last Call for ASHRAE Annual Conference Early Bird Registration Savings

Media Contact:
Allen Haynes

--Advance registration savings end Monday, June 12--

ATLANTA (May 22, 2017) – The last day to save on 2017 ASHRAE Annual Conference registration fees is Monday, June 12. This four-day conference is well known for bringing industry experts and professionals together for high-level educational content and networking opportunities.

The conference – held June 24-28 in Long Beach, Calif. at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center – will comprise of nine conference tracks, seven tours, social events and a keynote message from Derreck Kayongo, CEO of the Center for Civil and Human Rights.

Additionally, 2017-18 ASHRAE President Bjarne W. Olesen, Ph.D., Fellow ASHRAE, Life Member, will unveil his presidential theme during the President’s Luncheon on Monday, June 25.

This year’s highly anticipated Technical Program will address the benefits of net zero energy (NZE) – a topic that has been at the forefront of the building industry recently, especially in California. Additional tracks will address how to achieve construction goals in the design and operation of buildings, how Title 24 of the Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential and Nonresidential Buildings will require all commercial buildings to be NZE by 2030, and more.

Technical Program tracks include:

  • Net Zero Energy Buildings: The International Race to 2030 (NEW)
  • Building Life Safety Systems (NEW)
  • Commissioning: Optimizing New and Existing Buildings and their Operations
  • Controls (NEW)
  • Fundamentals and Applications
  • HVAC&R Systems and Equipment
  • Refrigeration
  • Residential Buildings: Standards Guidelines and Codes (NEW)
  • Fifth Annual Research Summit

The conference’s fifth annual Research Summit will report the latest research results on building science and renewable energy and its impact as we move toward NZE buildings.

ASHRAE Learning Institute will offer two full-day seminars, and eight half-day courses during the conference, including the headlining topic Complying with Standard 90.1-2016: HVAC/Mechanical. Additional courses include Efficient Energy Management in New and Existing Buildings; Designing High-Performance Healthcare and HVAC Systems; and High-Performance Building Design: Applications and Future Trends. More information and complete course list can be found at

Those interested in sitting for one of six ASHRAE certification exams must apply by June 2. The exams include: Energy Assessment, Energy Modeling, Commissioning, Healthcare Facility Design, High-Performance Building Design and Building Operations. Learn more and apply at

Committee meetings will be held at the Hyatt Regency Long Beach, Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center, and the Renaissance Long Beach. Check the TC Committee and Standing Committee listings for dates, time and room locations of all confirmed technical and standing committee meetings.

Learn more and register for the 2017 ASHRAE Annual Conference at ASHRAE is pleased to grant complimentary registration to editorial staff and members of the press. 

ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is a global society advancing human well-being through sustainable technology for the built environment. The Society and its more than 57,000 members worldwide focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, refrigeration and sustainability. Through research, standards writing, publishing, certification and continuing education, ASHRAE shapes tomorrow’s built environment today. More information can be found at