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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.

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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

Procedures for Commercial Building Energy Audits

Puts Latest Energy Audit Information at your FingertipsProcedures for Commercial Building Energy Audits

2011 / 162 pages / $109 (ASHRAE Member $92)

This reference defines best practices for energy survey and analysis for purchasers and providers of energy audit services. This new, full-color edition provides updated guidance and tools for energy consulting engineers, LEED® professionals, real estate professionals, building owners and building managers.

Expanded since its LEED-referenced 2004 publication, this version details energy auditing methods and provides new sample forms and templates that illustrate the content and arrangement of a complete, effective energy analysis report.

The second edition of Procedures:

  • Provides a reference guide for building owners, managers, and government entities as to what to expect from an audit
  • Establishes guidelines for Levels 1, 2 and 3 of audit effort 
  • Shows how to conduct effective energy audits that lead to actionable audit reports
  • Includes more than 25 guideline forms plus access to the forms in spreadsheet format for easy customization

Preview Audit Forms and Templates

ASHRAE offers sample audit forms and templates for download to help potential customers evaluate Procedures' impact: Supplemental Files

ASHRAE Certification

ASHRAE has certified more than 1,700 professionals who have demonstrated their knowledge and expertise in the HVAC&R industry. Discover how you can achieve a competitive edge by earning an ASHRAE certification.

Building Energy Assessment Professional
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Procedures for Commercial Building Energy Audits, Second Edition
Available in print or digital format