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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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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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 Obituaries - September 2012

ASHRAE predecessor societies: ASHVE, the American Society of Heating and Ventilating Engineers; ASRE, The American Society of Refrigerating Engineers; ASHAE, the American Society of Heating and Air-Conditioning Engineers.


Mohammad Arshad

Member; Main Rawalpindi Road, Rawalpindi, Pakistan; joined ASHRAE in 2010.


Patrick Bruckhart

41; Associate Member; 302 Georgia St. N., Steves Point, Wis., 54481; joined ASHRAE in 2009.


Don E. Collier

81; Life Member; 6420 Sun Ridge Drive, Waynesville, Ohio, 45068; joined ASHRAE in 1968.


Mario Costantino, Ph.D.

88; Fellow Life Member; Residenz Cherchi 111, Segrate 20090, Italy; joined ASHRAE in 1961.  He was involved with the HVAC&R Research Journal and is a former member of the Innovative Research Ideas Committee. He also helped further the relationship between ASHRAE and the Italian Association of Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration (AiCARR), an ASHRAE Associate Society. He was president of AiCARR for two terms from 1984 to 1989, president of REHVA (the Federation of European Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Associations) from 1982-84 and oversaw promotion of the CLIMA 2000 program and Congress (Milano 1975, and Napoli 2001 in Italy). He was awarded a Distinguished 5-Year- Member Award in June 2012 and the John F. James Intentional Award in 1988.                                         

Phillip C. Harris

56; Member; 127 Nationwide Drive, Lynchburg, Va., 24502; joined ASHRAE in 1983.


Clifford S. Howard

72; Life Member; 35 The Fairway, Wembley, Middlesex, HA0 3LJ, United Kingdom; joined ASHRAE in 1967.


Syed Nasir Husain

96; Life Member; 1st Floor Qazi House Plot, Gulshan-E-Iqbal, 75300, Karachi, Pakistan; joined ASHRAE in 1966.


Brian K. Jordan

44; Associate Member; 1777 Amsterdam Ave., Schenectady, N.Y., 12303; joined ASHRAE in 2000.


Melvin H. Klingher

87; Life Member; 11571 Briarwood Circle, Apartment 1, Boyton Beach, Fla., 33437; joined ASHVE in 1956.


Robert Kolodgy

77; Life Member; 1841 Stoney Hill Drive, Hudson, Ohio, 44236; joined ASHRAE in 1972. He was a member of the Standard 146 committee, Method of Testing and Rating Pool Heaters, TC 6.5, Radiant Heating, and Cooling, and TC 6.6 Service Water Heating Systems.


James Samuel Linzell

82; Life Member; 241 E. Hinman Ave., Columbus, Ohio, 43207; joined ASHRAE in 1959.


James Lewis

77; Life Member; 948 Baycrest Drive, North Vancouver, British Columbia, V7G 1N8, Canada; joined ASHRAE in 1968.


Chandra D. Madan

74; Life Member; 7808 Sailors Lane, Indianapolis, Ind., 46254; joined ASHRAE in 1968.


Harold B. McCabe

78; Life Member; 423 Pleasant St. Apartment 111, Truro, Nova Scotia, B2N 3T5, Canada; joined ASHRAE in 1969.


Albert E. Merryfull

97; Life Member; P.O. Box 487, Torens Park, South Australia 5062 Australia; joined ASRE in 1941.


Gurdon R. Munger

87; Fellow Life Member; 63839 E. Orangewood Lane, Tucson, Ariz., 85739; joined ASRE in 1951. He served as technical secretary of ASRE from 1952 to 1955, working closely with the General Technical Committee and with the editorial board of the Refrigerating Data Books. He also served on the Publications Committee, TC 1.7, Operation and Maintenance Management, and TC 6.4, In Space Convection Heating. While a student at California Polytechnic Institute, he served as president of the Air Conditioning Club and was instrumental in obtaining accreditation of the institution from ASRE. He received a Distinguished 50-Year Member Award in 2001 and a Distinguished Service Award in 1970.


Thomas H. Watts

95; Life Member; 315 N. La Grange Road, Apartment 247, La Grange Park, Ill., 60526; joined in 1953.