ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is an international organization of 51,000 persons. ASHRAE fulfills its mission of advancing heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education.
To advance the arts and sciences of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigerating to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world.
We are committed to the advancement of the arts and sciences of HVAC&R for the benefit of society through research, technology development and transfer, and education and training.
We are committed to providing leadership within our industry, and developing leadership qualities in our members.
We are committed to honesty in the practice of our profession as embodied in the ASHRAE Code of Ethics.
We are committed to service to our members and to the public.
We are committed to the achievement of technical quality and excellence in our programs, publications, courses and other activities.
Become a Member
Membership in ASHRAE allows access to information about state-of-the-art HVAC&R technology and provides many opportunities to participate in the development of that technology.
Participation is available locally, through chapters, and through membership on Society committees, such as standards projects committees, which are responsible for the development of standards, and technical committees which advise the Society on research needs, emerging technologies, and technical matters. More...