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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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Tom Durkin, PE, LEED AP, ASHRAE Fellow

Senior Partner
Sims-Durkin Associates
Indianapolis, IN

tom_durkinRecognized as an innovative and creative engineer throughout the Midwest, Tom’s designs for buildings and systems are proven to be energy-efficient and cost-effective. A nationally sought-after speaker and frequent ASHRAE author who promotes energy-smart HVAC systems, Tom has been a contributor to the U.S. Department of Energy. He designed the first “Energy Star” school HVAC system in the Midwest. In 1998, Tom presented one of his innovative systems to the United States Congress. Tom has either invented or pioneered the implementation of twelve distinct HVAC innovations, all of which save energy and reduce pollution. His work has been featured on the ABC Evening News and USA Today, and won two ASHRAE Technology Awards.

Tom oversees all aspects of the SDA mechanical design to arrive at solutions that best meet the client’s needs. Tom’s highly qualified team of engineers is committed to providing innovative engineering systems that save on operating costs, meet the budget and match the architectural design.