ASHRAE Government Affairs Mission Statement:
To establish ASHRAE as a leading source for expertise in the built environment and a resource for policy-makers in the development of legislation and regulations affecting the public, the HVAC&R community, and the engineering profession.
To this end the ASHRAE Washington D.C. office will:
- Build relationships between the Society and all levels of government in the United States and with the appropriate international community representatives.
- Facilitate the transfer of technical counsel and assistance on matters affecting the public, engineering profession and ASHRAE professional community.
- Collect, digest and disseminate to members and staff relevant information regarding current or anticipated government actions.
- Pursue technology transfer and government funding opportunities independently or jointly with other appropriate organizations.