Public Policy Issue Briefs, Letters, Testimony
ASHRAE Public Policy Issue Briefs
In an effort to translate ASHRAE’s positions and activities into easily understood and communicated concepts, the Washington office-with input from ASHRAE’s advocacy committee--has developed a series of policy briefs. These fact sheets are distributed to government officials and others with limited technical expertise, but who would benefit from information regarding ASHRAE and its activities.
Letters and Testimony
ASHRAE Government Affairs staff regularly tracks activities within Congress. and Federal, State and Provincial legislative bodies, and local government agencies that are of importance to ASHRAE members. When warranted, letters and testimony are prepared to express ASHRAE’s stance on a particular issue. The most recent letters or testimony appear below. Previous letters and testimony are available:
Resources, Reports and 2011 Letters | 2010 Letters | 2009 Letters
2008 Letters | 2007 Letters | 2006 Letters
ASHRAE Government Affairs Reports
Legislation Tracked by ASHRAE Washington Office
ASHRAE Position Statements
Written materials, approved by the Society’s Board of Directors (such as ASHRAE Position Statements, Position Documents and Position Briefs), officially represent the Society’s position on a technical subject. These are timely position documents, which have been developed by technical experts within the Society on major industry issues, also have been approved by the ASHRAE Board of Directors. These Board-sanctioned materials can be used (in whole or in part) in comments given by local chapters without seeking permission.