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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.

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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 Obituaries - February 2013

Paul. A. Bourquin
91; Fellow Life Member; Pleasantville, N.Y., 10570; joined ASHVE in 1949. From 1966–75, he served at the Society level on the Standards Committee, the Nominating Committee, the Membership Committee and the Financial and Technical Outreach Committee. He also was very active in the New York Chapter, serving as president in 1963–64 and giving lectures on codes, standards, valves and piping materials. He also is a co-author of the ASHRAE Handbook chapter on pipe tubes and fittings. He was the recipient of a Distinguished Service Award in 1998 and a Distinguished 50-Year Member Award in 1999.

Griffith C. Burr Jr.
80; Fellow Life Member Memphis, Tenn., 38117; joined ASHRAE in 1978. His ASHRAE service includes the Special Publications Committee, of which he served as the chair of the Pocket Guide subcommittee, and several technical committees. He received a Distinguished 50-Year Member Award in 2010.

Rino Pirazzini
85; Life Member; Bologna, Italy, 40137; joined ASRE in 1956.

Daniel C. Raiche
88; Life Member; Cranston, R.I., 02910; joined ASHVE in 1958.

Robert O. Smith
89; Life Member; Newton, Mass., 02461; joined ASHRAE in 1975.

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.