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Research Project Final Reports

ASHRAE Technology Portal hosts the online ASHRAE Research Report repository. Final Reports of projects conducted by ASHRAE are available. This includes ASHRAE sponsored investigations at universities, laboratories, government agencies, and consulting firms that yield non-proprietary research that benefit practitioners and suppliers. ASHRAE members have free access to reports in PDF format in this repository

These Research Project Final Reports document the results of the research project, and are approved by the sponsoring Technical Committee. ASHRAE members have free access through the Members-Only Research Projects Final Reports site.

Non-members can purchase and download individual Research Reports for $30 each through ASHRAE's Online Bookstore.

Please contact the Manager of Research and Technical Services, Mike Vaughn, at if you cannot find the report you are looking for below. Additional reports are available in hardcopy form only for $30 plus shipping and handling.

Research Results

Since 1958: Research Project Final Reports

Members-only free access to Research Projects Final Reports: Member login required for Downloads

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The official record of research presented at ASHRAE's Annual and Winter Conferences is ASHRAE Transactions

Comprehensive reporting on original research of lasting value is published in Science and Technology for the Built Environment, a bimonthly journal.

Free ASHRAE Research Project Final Report

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