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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

Lucas B. Hyman, P.E., LEED® AP

Lucas B. Hyman is a LEED accredited, professional mechanical engineer with more than 30 years of experience. He is the former president of a well-known California consulting engineering firm he helped establish. His professional career has included projects for major universities, government agencies, schools, hospitals, industrial facilities, the military and private firms.

Mr. Hyman has planned and designed central heating and cooling plants, TES systems, cogeneration plants, steam plant systems, utility distribution systems, laboratory systems, HVAC improvements, energy conservation measures, landfill gas collection systems, fuel storage and distribution systems, as well as other mechanical systems.

His engineering experience includes developing studies, master plans, construction documents (designs), performing construction management, and acting as the commissioning agent. He has also participated as the mechanical engineer member in value engineering project reviews, conducted and led forensic engineering studies, and served as an expert witness.
Mr. Hyman is the author of two books: Sustainable On-site CHP Systems and Sustainable Thermal Storage Systems, as well as numerous published papers and articles. He has won many ASHRAE regional and chapter awards.


Courses Taught