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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

Robert Bean, R.E.T., P.L.(Eng.)

Robert Bean is a registered engineering technologist in building construction and a professional licensee in mechanical engineering. He is president of Indoor Climate Consulting Inc. and director of www.healthyheating.com. Bean is a past ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer and recipient of ASHRAE’s Lou Flagg Award. Currently, he serves on ASHRAE Standing Standard Project Committee 55 Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy; Technical Committee 6.1 Hydronic & Steam Heating Equipment and Systems; Technical Committee 6.5 Radiant Heating and Cooling Systems; and Technical Committee 7.4 Exergy Analysis for Sustainable Buildings. Bean also is a special expert on IAPMO’s new Uniform Solar Energy and Hydronics Code committee. He has developed and teaches numerous courses related to the business and engineering of buildings, indoor climates and radiant-based HVAC systems.


Courses Taught