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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


Sam Mason is the principal at Encompass Energy LLC. He provides energy analysis, code assessment, and design assistance services for developers, contractors, architects, and engineering firms across North America. Previously, Sam was a project manager at Footprint Smith and Andersen in Toronto, Ontario, and a resident engineer and environmental designer at Atelier Ten in New York, London and Doha. He has ten years of experience in the design and construction industry, with a focus on pragmatic approaches to energy efficiency and sustainability. His expertise includes detailed HVAC design and is an expert in whole building energy simulation and optimization. Sam taught environmental technology at Parsons School of Design and lectured on sustainable building design at several New York universities. He holds degrees in mechanical engineering from University of California-Santa Barbara and architectural engineering from University of Colorado-Boulder.


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