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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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Standards, Research & Technology

research promotion

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Research Promotion Campaign


Meeting Information

RP Committee will meet during the New York Conference
Saturday – January 18th from 7:30am – 12:00pm

Minutes from last RP Committee Meeting:
Saturday - Denver, CO


Current Research Information

For complete ASHRAE Research information, please see /standards-research--technology/research


Your Research Dollars at Work

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The Advanced Energy Design Guide series provides a sensible approach to easily achieve advanced levels of energy savings without having to resort to detailed calculations or analysis.  

To promote building energy efficiency, ASHRAE and its partners are making the Advanced Energy Design Guides available for free download (PDF).  The guides offer designers and contractors the tools needed for achieving a 30% energy savings compared to buildings that meet the minimum requirements of Standard 90.1-1999. A new series of 50% Guides are now under development and four have been published.

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ASHRAE Research Brochure

Since 1919, ASHRAE has supported research to improve the quality of life. ASHRAE Research impacts the industry by improving the way HVAC&R systems work, how they are applied and allow development of technical information to create standards and guidelines, which serve as the basis for testing and design practices around the world. Learn More.






Topical Research Brochures

PDF Each brochure below is available for free PDF download.
Simply click on the picture to begin your download.

Energy Efficiency 

Hot and Humid Climates 

Indoor Environmental Quality 




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Watch a video about the value of ASHRAE. 
It's available in Mandarin and Castellano here.


A History of ASHRAE

ASHRAE and Industry History

Honor Roll of Investors


Collins Award


RP Campaign Reports