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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

Walid Chakroun, Ph.D., P.E., Fellow ASHRAE

Walid Chakroun, Ph.D., P.E., Fellow ASHRAE, is a professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at Kuwait University. His interests include experimental and numerical thermal and fluid sciences in general and in air-conditioning systems and indoor air quality in particular. Dr. Chakroun served previously as Director for the Region At Large for ASHRAE, and he is currently serving as Vice President for the ASHRAE Publishing and Education Council and a liaison coordinator between ASHRAE and UNEP. Dr. Chakroun has authored and co-authored more than 75 journal articles and conference papers. He also co-authored a book, An Experimental Course in Thermal Engineering. He is the recipient of the prestigious ASHRAE John F. James Award and Distinguished Service awards.