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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 - April 2013

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.

J. Marx Ayres

90; Fellow Life Member; Santa Monica, Calif., 90405; joined ASHVE in 1946. He served on numerous technical committees, including those related to seismic and wind restraint design, enclosed vehicular facilities, thermal storage, radiant space heating and cooling and energy calculations. He also served on the Standard 90-75 Committee, panel 10, and as chair of a task group on energy requirements estimating. Ayres received a Distinguished 50-Year Member Award in 1996 and a Distinguished Service Award in 1993.

Dennis Halsey

62; Member; York, Pa., 17406; joined ASHRAE in 1985. He formerly chaired TC 10.5, Refrigerated Distribution and Storage Facilities, and also served on TC 8.7, Variable Refrigerant Flow, 10.1, Custom Engineered Refrigeration Systems, and 10.3, Refrigerant Piping.