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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

Liam Buckley, C.Eng., MIEI, Member ASHRAE, BEMP

Liam Buckley is a Business Development Manager with IES and a Project Manager with IES-Consulting.  Liam’s consulting work includes lighting design, daylighting, natural ventilation, CFD airflow, HVAC, renewable energy and whole-building energy simulation and optimization. Liam has 10 years’ experience with MEP/HVAC Engineering design and building performance modeling, certification and code compliance. Examples include design charrettes for LEED and California’s Title 24 Code Compliance.

Liam’s business development work with IES’ technology has included implementation of simulation-based building energy prediction processes with the top architectural and engineering firms in the world, as well as some governmental and utility agencies.

As an expert in the industry, Liam has trained hundreds of energy consultants in California on Title 24 Compliance of non-residential buildings, primarily through California’s Public Utilities.   In North America, Liam has trained thousands of engineers, architects, sustainability consultants, professors, students and utility incentive providers on various technical elements of ‘Building Energy Performance and Simulation’.

Liam has written multiple technical papers and presented at significant industry events, such as CIBSE, CIBSE/ASHRAE, CABEC, eSim, ASHRAE Energy Modeling and ASHRAE High Performance Building Conferences. Liam is a Chartered Engineer in Ireland and the UK, an ASHRAE Member, and is an ASHRAE-certified Building Energy Modeling Professional.


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