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Why Join ASHRAE

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. Approximately 51,000 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.
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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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Resources & Publications
 

Commissioning Essentials

Building Commissioning is being rapidly embraced by public and private organizations because of its benefits and improved project delivery results.

Expert guidance is essential.

Publications

Standard 202-2013 -- Commissioning Process for Buildings and Systems

Standard 202-2013 describes how to plan, conduct, and document this vital part of a successful project. Informative appendices provide sample documentation, including checklists, systems manual, reports, training plan, and more. Learn more

 

 

Guideline 0-2005 -- The Commissioning Process

This Guideline, also available in Spanish, describes the Commissioning Process capable of verifying that a facility and its systems meet the Owner's Project Requirements. The procedures, methods, and documentation requirements in this guideline describe each phase of the project delivery and the associated Commissioning Processes from pre-design through occupancy and operation. Learn more

 

 

Guideline 1.1-2007 -- HVAC&R Technical Requirements for The Commissioning Process

Guideline 1.1-2007 focuses on HVAC&R systems while addressing total building commissioning processes by validating interfaces and possible interferences between all building systems. Learn more

 

Guideline 1.5-2012 -- The Commissioning Process for Smoke Control Systems

Guideline 1.5 describes the technical requirements for the application of the Commissioning Process described in ASHRAE Guideline 0 that will verify that the smoke control system achieves the Owner's Project Requirements (OPR). Learn more

  

Training and Certification

20080710_engineeronladder.gifCommissioning Process Management Professional Certification

The primary purpose of ASHRAE's CPMP certification is to help building owners, developers, standards writing agencies, and others assess the capability of individuals to develop and manage the whole building commissioning process with the owner.

The program, developed with APPA, BCA, IES, NEBB, SMACNA, TABB, and the University of Wisconsin - Madison, requires that participants meet certain eligibility criteria before being allowed to participate. Learn more

Building Energy Quotient

Reduce energy use and save money with Building Energy Quotient (bEQ), an easily understood, yet technically sound tool for understanding a building's energy use and identifying opportunities to reduce costs. Learn more

 

 

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