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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. Over 56,000 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.

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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Education & Certification

ASHRAE Instructors

Don Beaty, P.E., Fellow ASHRAE

Don Beaty has over 30 years experience in consulting engineering and founded DLB Associates Consulting Engineers in 1980. He is a licensed professional engineer in over 40 states and has international licenses as well.

Don co-founded and was the first chair of ASHRAE Technical Committee TC 9.9 and currently serves as its Publications Chair. He is also a frequent keynote speaker on behalf of ASHRAE TC 9.9 for the data center industry, having presented over 100 times and in more than 37 countries on various data center-centric topics.

He has also served on ANSI / ASHRAE Standards Committee 90.1 (energy) including as vice chair, Standards Committee 127 (Method for Testing for Rating Computer and Data Processing Room Unitary Air-Conditioners) as secretary, and ASHRAE TC 7.6 (Systems Energy Utilization) and is a major contributor to many data center books (including 10 ASHRAE Books).

Don is an ASHRAE Fellow and the 2012 recipient of the ASHRAE George B. Hightower Technical Achievement Award in recognition for his TC 9.9 leadership and contribution.


Courses Taught

3 Hour