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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

William Pearson, CWT

William E. (Bill) Pearson II is Senior V.P. Business Development for Special Pathogens Laboratory in Pittsburgh, PA. He is a Certified Water Technologist (CWT) and has 40+ years of experience in the water treatment industry.

Bill has been active in many water treatment technical trade associations and currently serves as liaison for the Association of Water Technologies (AWT) to ASHRAE and to the Cooling Technology Institute (CTI). He is a past-chair of the Water Treatment Technical Committee at ASHRAE and AWT. He was a voting member and organizational representative for AWT on the ASHRAE SPC for the development of Standard 188 (Legionella).
Bill served on the AWT Board of Directors, was President of AWT in 2003, and received the Ray Baum Memorial Water Technologist of the Year Award in 2005.

He is a biology/biochemistry graduate of East Carolina University and a member of the American Chemical Society (ACS) and the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE International). He resides in Wilmington, North Carolina..


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