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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. Approximately 51,000 individuals from more than 100 nations belong to the Society.

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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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2013 ASHRAE Journal Featured Article Excerpts

Excerpts of ASHRAE Journal articles that have been featured on the ASHRAE website during the previous months can be accessed here. Using the embedded links in each article, members can continue to access the entire article and nonmembers can go to ASHRAE's online bookstore to purchase a copy.

View featured articles from the 2012 calendar year

 

December 2013

Cooling Load Calculations For Radiant Systems: Are They the Same as Traditional Methods?
By Fred Bauman, P.E.; Jingjuan (Dove) Feng; and Stefano Schiavon, Ph.D.

ASHRAE Technology Award: Botanical Research Laboratory
By Carolyn Paquet, ing.

Strategies for Sustainability
By Louise Smith, P.Eng., Associate Member ASHRAE

 

November 2013

Sequencing & Control of Compressors: Industrial Refrigeration
By Douglas T. Reindl, Ph.D., P.E.

ASHRAE Technology Award: Fire Station Renovation
By Sean Abbott P.E.

ASHRAE Technology Award: Sewage Plant Heats Village
By Richard Perry, C.Eng., P.Eng., and Tom Ren, P.Eng.

 

October 2013

 

September 2013

Energy Recovery in Lab Air-Handling Systems
By Barry Barnet, P.E.

Automatic Daylighting Controls: Best Practices for Commissioning
By Scott Hackel, P.E., Member ASHRAE; Scott Schuetter, P.E., Associate Member ASHRAE

NREL: Largest Net Zero Building
By Chuck-Kwan Joseph Tai, P.E., P.Eng., Member ASHRAE; Matt Grinberg, P.E., Associate Member ASHRAE; Porus Antia, Member ASHRAE

 

August 2013

Cutting-Edge Renovation
By Laurier Nichols, P.E., Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE; Marc-Olivier Lacoursière, P.E., and Mathieu Courchesne, P.E.

Joni Mitchell, Water & Walls
By Joseph W. Lstiburek, Ph.D., P.Eng., Fell ow ASHRAE

 

July 2013

Technology Award: Big Plant in a Small Space
By Blake E. Ellis, P.E., Member ASHRAE; and Raymond J. Mosier, P.E.

Technology Award: Hospital Quality Control
By Michael Fullerton, P.E.

 

June 2013

 

May 2013

Passive Cooling for School
By Hormoz Janssens, P.E., Member ASHRAE

PSU Design Build Project
By Mark O. Koller, Member ASHRAE

VAV Reheat Versus Active Chilled Beams & DOAS
By Jeff Stein, P.E., Member ASHRAE; and Steven T. Taylor, P.E., Fellow ASHRAE

 

April 2013

Geothermal for 5 Ecosystems
By André-Benoît Allard, Eng., Member ASHRAE

Holistic HVAC Design
By Abdel K. Darwich, P.E., C.Eng., Member ASHRAE

Ground-Coupled Heat Pump and Energy Storage
By Ed Lohrenz, Member ASHRAE; and Sergio Almeida, P.Eng., Member ASHRAE

 

March 2013

 

February 2013

R-22 Hard Act to Follow: Ammonia Low-Pressure Receiver Systems
By S. Forbes Pearson, Ph.D.

Future of DCV for Commercial Kitchens
By Don Fisher, P.Eng., Associate Member ASHRAE; Rich Swierczyna, Associate Member ASHRAE; Angelo Karas

Long-Term Commercial GSHP Performance: Part 7: Achieving Quality
By Steve Kavanaugh, Ph.D., Fellow ASHRAE; Lisa Meline, P.E., Member ASHRAE

Thermally Active Floors — Part Two: Design
By Daniel H. Nall, P.E., FAIA, Member ASHRAE

 

January 2013

Long-Term Commercial GSHP Performance: Part 6: Maintenance and Controls
By Steve Kavanaugh, Ph.D., Fellow ASHRAE; and David Dinse, Member ASHRAE

Thermally Active Floors: Part 1
By Daniel H. Nall, P.E., FAIA, Member ASHRAE

Aquathermal Systems
By Camille Sylvain Thompson and Wayne E. Kerbelis, Associate Member ASHRAE