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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 56,000 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.

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.

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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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Standards Information and meeting minutes

General Information

The Standards Committee is a standing committee of the Society. It is responsible for submittal to the ASHRAE Board of Directors of all code language documents, the standards written in mandatory, enforceable language, and other standards, guidelines, and addenda in the fields of heating, refrigerating, air conditioning, and ventilating engineering, including all revisions, reaffirmations or withdrawals thereof, to be considered for approval. It cooperates with and supervises the Society’s participation in other organizations in the development, preparation, and adoption of codes, standards, and guidelines.

There are six standing subcommittees of the Standards Committee:

  • International Standards Advisory Subcommittee (ISAS)
  • Intersociety Liaison Subcommittee (ILS),
  • Planning, Policy and Interpretations Subcommittee (PPIS)
  • Standards Project Liaison Subcommittee (SPLS),
  • Code Interaction Subcommittee (CIS), and
  • Standards Reaffirmation Subcommittee (SRS)

The general duties and responsibilities of the seven standing subcommittees are listed in Section 7 of the Standards Committee Manual of Procedures (MOP), with details provided in the appendices to the MOP. See Standards Forms & Procedures


Standards Committee Meeting Minutes


Standards Project Liaison Subcommittee (SPLS) Meeting Minutes


Planning, Policy and Interpretations Subcommittee (PPIS) Meeting Minutes


Code Interaction Subcommittee (CIS) Meeting Minutes

CIS meeting minutes are posted on the CIS webpage.


Intersociety Liaison Subcommittee (ILS)/International Standards Advisory Subcommittee (ISAS) Meeting Minutes


Standards Reaffirmation Subcommittee (SRS) Meeting Minutes