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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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Government Affairs

ASHRAE Government Affairs Action Alerts


What Grinds My Gears?

Please share a few words about issues you care about. Tell us what government affairs/public policy issues you are interested and/or would like to be involved in or any pressing issues you feel ASHRAE should be involved in.

Share Your Views


Take Action on Bills

Action2-100px.pngSign-in using your ASHRAE ID to "vote" for or against upcoming legislation that affects you and fellow engineers.

Take Action on tracked federal and state bills by finding your local representatives and writing, calling, sharing or commenting on the proposed legislature.

Take Action


BillTrack50 Training Modules

To learn how you can use this new member benefit, check out these YouTube training modules:


Lobbying Laws and Regulations


Like Us on Facebook!

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Become an ASHRAE Champion

This is a key period for ASHRAE, engaging with elected and appointed officials at all levels of government on a global basis. It is vital that a network of active engineer-advocates exists worldwide to impress upon decision-makers how their choices will impact society – and HVAC&R professionals specifically – and create a sustainable built environment.

Know an ASHRAE Champion? ASHRAE recognizes a member or team of members annually who excel in government advocacy at the Chapter level. Nominate that ASHRAE member or team today by using the application for the Grassroots Government Advocacy Award found below:



Government Affairs Office Programs


Grassroots Government Advocacy Committee

Committee responsibilities, minutes, governing documents:
Learn More about the Grassroots Government Advocacy Committee page >>