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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. Approximately 51,000 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

Hoy Bohanon, P.E., BEAP, LEED® AP

Hoy Bohanon, P.E., BEAP, LEED® AP is Director of Energy Programs for WorkingBuildings. Mr. Bohanon began his engineering career as a research and design engineer, and then gained experience as a project engineer, facilities engineer, facilities manager, indoor air quality research engineer, environmental engineer, and business owner. He has a master’s degree in engineering from North Carolina State University and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.

Mr. Bohanon’s technical papers and articles on indoor air quality have been published in numerous professional journals. He co-authored Performance Measurement Protocol Best Practices Guide, as well as The Indoor Air Quality Guide: Best Practices for Design Construction and Commissioning. A frequent presenter at technical society meetings, Mr. Bohanon is a recipient of the ASHRAE Distinguished Service Award. He serves on the ASHRAE Standards committee, ASHRAE Standard 62.1 “Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality, TC-5.5 “Air-to-Air Energy Recovery” and Multidisciplinary Technical Group “Energy Efficient Air-Handling Systems for Non-Residential Buildings”. He is chair of U.S. Technical Advisory Group 1 for ISO TC-205 Building Environment Design. His ad hoc committee appointments include the ASHRAE bEQ Committee, the program committee for IAQ 2013, and the position document committee for Commissioning. Mr. Bohanon also participates in the Professional Engineers of North Carolina organization and the U.S. Green Building Council.


Courses Taught


Distinguished Lecturer Topics

  • Update on ASHRAE Standard 62.1
  • How to Apply the ASHRAE Standard 62.1 Multiple Spaces Equation
  • Using the Retro-commissioning Process for Energy Savings
  • Commissioning Energy Recovery Equipment
  • How to Implement Demand Control Ventilation and Comply with ASHRAE Standards