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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

Michael Patton

Michael Patton is currently the International Sales Manager for Griswold Water Systems. For more than 15 years, Michael has been a technical sales leader in the environmental, energy and water industry. He has more than 30 years of mechanical engineering experience, including stints with mechanical contractors and with a manufacturers’ representative.

An ASHRAE Member, Michael is active on two technical committees related to his field. For 10 years, he has been a member of Standards Project Committee 188 Legionellosis, Risk Management for Building Water Systems; and Standard 191P, tasked with crafting a blueprint for efficient use of water in buildings. He was also appointed to the ASHRAE Handbook Committee.   

Before joining Griswold Water Systems, Michael was Vice President of Sales for Evandtec in Toronto.  Previously he served as the General Manager of the Energy and Environment Services group for a large contractor in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Before that, he was National Sales Manager and Director of Global Sales for Clearwater Systems Corporation. 


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