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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

Ellen Franconi, Ph.D., BEMP, LEED® AP

Ellen Franconi is a Senior Consultant with RMI. Ellen has 25 years of experience in building systems engineering through her work with research institutes and private industry. She is a long time member of the International Performance Measurement and Verification Protocol Committee and is an M&V content expert for LEED for the USGBC. In recent work within the private sector, Ellen developed and formalized methods to deliver energy modeling services to support sustainable design assistance for over 50 commercial building projects. Ellen led the development of in-house pre- and post-processing tools, provided trainings for new analysts, and completed quality assurance reviews. One of her modeling claims to fame is performing over 3500 DOE-2 runs to characterize the entire commercial building sector.


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