Welcome to the ASHRAE Pressroom!
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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ASHRAE Consumer Center
To help educate consumers about air conditioning, energy efficiency and other issues important to ASHRAE, we have created an online consumer center. The center includes information about:
Frequently asked questions
Energy efficiency in homes
Indoor Air Quality
Proper humidity levels in homes
ASHRAE Press Releases
- ASHRAE Congratulates U.S. House Members on Passage of Career and Technical Education Legislation
September 14, 2016
ATLANTA – Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives took a major step forward in overwhelmingly passing the bipartisan Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (H.R.5587), ...
- Data Center Standard Published by ASHRAE
September 13, 2016
ATLANTA – A newly published energy standard for data centers features a performance based approach that is more flexible and accommodating
- A Winning Hand: ASHRAE 2017 Winter Conference, AHR Expo in Las Vegas
September 8, 2016
ATLANTA – When it comes to opportunities for professional development, networking and access to the latest technology, ASHRAE has stacked the deck in favor of its 2017 Winter Conference and AHR Expo taking place in Las Vegas.
- British Columbia, California, Florida and Regina Teams Top Winners in ASHRAE Student Design Competitions
August 31, 2016
ATLANTA – Students from eight countries put their engineering skills to the test to design and select systems for a government building in China, as well as for a competition requiring them to “think globally, act locally.” Both competitions are held by ASHRAE.
- ASHRAE LowDown Showdown Modeling Challenge Teams Recognized
August 24, 2016
ATLANTA – Eight teams in the second annual ASHRAE Lowdown Showdown worked to find the right dose of designing and modeling to get a health care facility to net zero or below.