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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 55,000 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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Education & Certification

ASHRAE Instructors

Joy E. Altwies, P.E., LEED AP

Joy E. Altwies is the Program Director for the UW-Madison College of Engineering’s Department of Engineering Professional Development, Joy applies her knowledge of high performance building design and construction to the development of continuing education courses for professionals. Prior to joining the University, Joy pursued her interest in energy efficiency and environmentally responsible building design and construction as a consulting engineer. Her work focused on providing commissioning services for a variety of projects with a strong emphasis on green and sustainable building projects. She has been teaching and presenting at short courses and conferences throughout the past 10 years.