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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 55,000 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 -- January 2014

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.

Roger W. Breckon

63; Member; Westerham, United Kingdom; joined ASHRAE in 1981.

Carl W. Dierks

88; Life Member; Vancouver, British Columbia; joined ASHAE in 1958

Todd L. Dorius

52; Member; Salt Lake City, Utah; joined ASHRAE in 1996.

Lois Graham

88; Fellow Life Member; Canton, N.Y.; joined ASHRAE in 1973.  Graham was the first female to be elevated to the grade of Fellow in 1985. She was the first woman in the United States to earn a doctorate degree in mechanical engineering. Her academic and professional career paved the way for women and minority engineers. She was recognized for her work in this area, along with her contributions as an educator in thermodynamics and cryogenics, when she was named a Fellow. At that time, she served on ASHRAE’s technical committee on ultra-low temperature and cryogenics and was a member of the Illinois Chapter, serving on the education committee. She had articles published in ASHRAE Transactions.

George R. Smith

88; Life Member; Lewistown, Mont.; joined ASRE in 1958. Smith served on TC 10.5, Refrigerated Distribution and Storage Facilities, and TC 10.8, Refrigeration Load Calculations

John P. Yorke

83; Member; Detroit, Mich.; joined ASHRAE in 1980.