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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.

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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 -- February 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.

Arturo M. Alfonso

75; Life Member; Guaynabo, Puerto Rico; joined ASHRAE in 1969.
Walter P. Bishop
85; Fellow Life Member; Sunnyside, N.Y.; joined ASHRAE in 1962. He received a 50-Year Member Award at the 2013 Annual Conference.  He served on numerous technical committees since 1977, including serving as chair of Technical Committee 1.6, Terminology. He was instrumental in helping develop an ASHRAE publication on terminology. He also served as chair for the Handbook subcommittee for Technical Committee 9.9 (now TC 7.9, Building Commissioning). He also coauthored a 1995 Handbook chapter on commissioning. Bishop was past president of the New York Chapter and also served as regional historian for Region  in 1995-96I. He was elevated to the grade of Fellow in 1985 and received a Distinguished Service Award in 1995.

Paul E. Briscoe

75; Life Member; Little Rock, Ark.; joined ASHRAE in 1966. Briscoe was passionate about raising money for ASHRAE’s Research Promotion (RP), serving as chair of the Society’s RP Committee in 1996 and the Region VIII RP Committee and serving on a Presidential Ad Hoc Committee on Research Promotion/Foundation Solicitations. Other service including the Nominating Committee.

Patricia Elizabeth Jones

65; Member; Arlington, Va.; joined ASHRAE in 1981. Her Society service includes ASHRAE/ACCA Standard 183, Peak Cooling and Heating Load Calculations in Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings; Technical Committees 1.12, Moisture Management in Buildings; and TC 6.9, Thermal Storage.

Marcel Leclerc

80; Life Member; Quebec, QC, Canada; joined ASHVE in 1958.

John F. Metzger

81; Life Member; McCordsville, Ind.; joined ASHRAE in 1970.

Clifton R. Morrison

88; Life Member; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; joined ASHVE in 1956.

Herbert L. Powers Jr.

85; Life Member; Yarmouth, Maine; joined ASHRAE in 1972.

Leon J. Traney

88; Life Member; Langhorne, Pa.; joined ASRE in 1952

Edgar R. Watts Jr.

83; Life Member; Vestavia, Al.; joined ASHRAE in 1960.