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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

Paul Doppel

Paul Doppel has worked for Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating since 2002, and was a brand manager before being promoted to his current position of Senior Director of Industry and Government Relations in 2012. A 39-year HVAC industry veteran, Doppel served as chairman of the TC 8.7 Variable Refrigerant Flow committee of ASHRAE from 2010 to 2012 and as the chairman, Ductless (VRF) Product Section, of the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) from 2011 to 2015. He is currently the chairman of the ASHRAE GPC-41 Design, Installation and Commissioning of Variable Refrigerant Flow Systems. Doppel also works with the DOE, utility companies, state governments and green building groups to enhance VRF technology education and applications. In 2009, Doppel was honored by AHRI with the Richard C. Schulze Distinguished Service Award, which is presented annually to individuals recognized for their unique contributions to the HVACR industry. He is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and retired as a Colonel from the United States Army Reserves after 30 years of service.

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