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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.

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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.

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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2014 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.


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Featured Article Excerpts from previous years


December 2014

ASHRAE Technology Award: Heat Recovery for Canadian Building
Geneviève Lussier, Eng.

ASHRAE Technology Award: Affordable and Efficient
Andrew Pape-Salmon, P.Eng.; Ed McNamara; Ariel Levy, P.E.


November 2014

90.1 and Designing High Performance Commercial Kitchen Ventilation Systems
By Don Fisher, P.Eng.; Rich Swierczyna

ASHRAE Technology Award: Efficient Labs for University
By Nicolas Lemire, eng.; Pierre-Luc Baril, eng.; Émilie L’italien Le Blanc, eng.

ASHRAE Technology Award: Revamping Ho-Hum Strip Mall
By Shawn Oram, P.E.


October 2014

Sustainable Stewardship
By Scott Bowman, P.E., Member ashrae; Carey Nagle, AIA

Ground Source Heat Pumps in Texas School District
By Steve Kavanaugh, Ph.D., Fellow ASHRAE

Free Cooling for Data Center
By Mukesh K. Khattar, Ph.D., Fellow ASHRAE


September 2014

ASHRAE Technology Award: Learning by Experiencing
By Tim McGinn, P.Eng.

Building Sciences: Tailor Made
By Joseph W. Lstiburek, Ph.D., P.Eng.

Performance of HVAC Systems at ASHRAE HQ  , Part 1
By L.E. Southard, P.E.; Xiaobing Liu, Ph.D.; J.D. Spitler, Ph.D., P.E.


August 2014


July 2014

ASHRAE Technology Award: Design Build Manufacturing Plant
By Charles E. Gulledge III, P.E; Rich S. Conyers; Bradley M. Poe; Charles M. Kibby

ASHRAE Technology Award: High-Rise Energy Efficiency
By Shengwei Wang, Ph.D.; Wai-Keung Pau

Building Sciences: Luftwaffe, Ballast and Shipping Containers
By Joseph W. Lstiburek, Ph.D., P.Eng.


June 2014

Energy Savings for Senior Care Center
By Pascal Michaud, ing., Associate Member ASHRAE, and Sebastian Maynard, ing.


May 2014

VAV vs. Radiant Side-by-Side Comparison
By Guruprakash Sastry; Peter Rumsey, P.E.

ASHRAE Technology Award: Climate-Adapted Design for California School
By Brent Eubanks, P.E.; Glenn Friedman, P.E.

ASHRAE Technology Award: Low Energy Science Building
By Stephen Hamstra, P.E.


April 2014


March 2014

Small Building,Vast Potential
By Fred Betz, Ph.D.; Jimmy Yoshida P.E., Life Member ASHRAE; and Scott Easton, P.E.

Cold Weather Operation of Cooling Towers
By Paul Lindahl, Member ASHRAE


February 2014

How Buildings Stack Up
By Joseph W. Lstiburek, Ph.D., P.Eng., Fellow ASHRAE

Saving Energy with Cooling Towers
By Frank Morrison, Member ASHRAE

Using Cleanroom Technology: Improving Operating Room Contamination Control
By Jennifer A. Wagner, Ph.D., Kevin J. Schreiber, Member ASHRAE, Ralph Cohen, P.E., Member ASHRAE


January 2014

Detecting Faults in Hong Kong High-Rise
By Youming Chen, Member ASHRAE; Haitao Wang; Cary W. H. Chan; and Jianying Qin, Member ASHRAE

Texas Hospital Central Plant Redesign
By Bruce L. Flaniken, P.E., Member ASHRAE

Shaping the Next...Building and Energy
By William P. Bahnfleth, 2013–14 ASHRAE President, Paul Torcellini, Ph.D., P.E., Member ASHRAE, Eric Richman, Member ASHRAE, Steven Baumgartner, P.E., Member ASHRAE, David W. Wade, P.E., Member ASHRAE, RDA Engineering, Marietta, Ga., Harry Misuriello, Member ASHRAE, Larry J. Brackney, Ph.D., Member ASHRAE, Tim Wentz, P.E., Member ASHRAE