About Ashrae

ASHRAE membership instantly connects you to over 53,000 colleagues throughout the world. Our members come together at the local, regional, and Society levels, both in-person and online.

ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI):

ALI seminars and courses provide high-quality, authoritative and credible training backed by real world applications. Courses are flexible and offered in a variety of formats for your convenience and learning style.

ASHRAE members benefit from access to, and discounts on, over 15,000 publications and papers in the ASHRAE bookstore. The wide range of publications is something no engineer or building design professional should be without.

ASHRAE standards and guidelines continue to affect public policy in the areas of energy efficiency, safety, security, and public health. ASHRAE members are involved in all facets of the industry to improve HVAC&R and ultimately make the world a cleaner, safer, and more efficient place to live.

ASHRAE Research:

We currently have approximately 60 active research projects. Since 1960 we have funded 845 research projects with a combined value of $67 million (not adjusted for inflation). The final reports for these projects are free to members on ASHRAE.org.






Active Research Projects


Technical Committees


Standards and Guidelines



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ASHRAE’s Core Values


ASHRAE education, technical information and all other activities and products will always reflect the best practices that lead our industry. We strive for continuous improvement and innovation in all our practices and products.


ASHRAE seeks and embraces collaborative efforts with organizations, agencies, and individuals sharing our commitment to sustainable built environments.


ASHRAE is committed to the highest ethical standards. We work transparently, observing essential requirements for due process and peer reviews to assure our members and stakeholders that we do the right things the right way.


Members lead ASHRAE at every level, serving ASHRAE and helping ASHRAE serve society.


ASHRAE and its members are passionate about serving the built environment, creating value, and recognizing the accomplishments of others.

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