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ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is a global society advancing human well-being through sustainable technology for the built environment. The Society and its members focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality and sustainability within the industry. Through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education, ASHRAE shapes tomorrow’s built environment today.
ASHRAE's areas of expertise include:
- energy efficiency
- high performance buildings
- indoor air quality
- green building design
- building codes and standards
- data center air conditioning and ventilation
- health concerns such as Legionnaire's
disease and mold growth
- guidance for a safe environment during
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Energy efficiency in homes
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ASHRAE Press Releases
- Advanced Energy Design Guide for Grocery Stores Available; Free Download
March 26, 2015
ATLANTA – Today’s grocery stores often include a wide range of prepared food services and expanded fresh food products, which creates unique challenges in the design process due to the needed balance between refrigeration, food service and HVAC systems.
- ASHRAE International Conference on Ships Takes Place May 22-24 in Athens
March 25, 2015
ATLANTA – The technical program for the International Conference on Energy and Environment in Ships, May 22-24, 2015, Athens, Greece, is being finalized. Registration is slated to open in April.
- Registration Open for Free ASHRAE Webcast on Existing Building Commissioning
March 23, 2015
ATLANTA – Registration for the 2015 ASHRAE Webcast, “New Tomorrows for Today’s Buildings: Existing Building Commissioning,” is now open at www.ashrae.org/webcast. There is no fee for registration.
- Papers Sought for International Conference on Energy Research and Development
March 18, 2015
ATLANTA – Papers are being sought for a conference focused on emerging energy conversion technologies, conservation and management strategies.