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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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Resources & Publications


ASHRAE, CAMEE Partner to Provide Planning Tools to Consulting Engineers

              Two tools to help consulting engineers in regard to project planning and in fair risk/reward sharing with clients are now available for free to ASHRAE members through an agreement with The Council of American Mechanical and Electrical Engineers (CAMEE).

CAMEE represents mechanical/electrical engineering firms, providing a much‐needed forum for improving bottom‐line business with improved business practices, reduced professional liability and increased profitability. CAMEE is a coalition of mechanical/electrical engineering firms within the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC).

For access to the publications and for more information, visit www.ashrae.org/freeeptools. For more information on CAMEE and ACEC, visit www.acec.org/camee.

Best Practice—Planning

Project Planning Tool for Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing (MEP)/Fire Protection (FP) Engineering Firms
This MEP/FP Project Planning Worksheet has been developed for engineering consulting firms that are engaged in the design of building systems (mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, telecom, etc.) The worksheet serves as a platform to help engineering consulting firms develop internal processes that will strengthen the business-related aspects of their organizations.

Best Practice—Contracts:

Fair Risk and Reward Sharing with Your Client
This document serves as a sample agreement for providing MEP/FP engineering services directly to clients. This sample contract features:

  • A letter of agreement

  • An exhibit that defines the summary of services

  • An exhibit defining terms and conditions of the agreement

These publications are available to non-members for the price of $60 each.