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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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Membership Grades, Benefits, and Qualifications

Member Grades

Why Join ASHRAE?

  • Explore Technology

ASHRAE Handbooks (yearly): (Handbooks are issued in June annually. For example, if you join ASHRAE in September, you will receive your Handbook the following June. If you join in May, you will receive your Handbook the next month.) *New members may purchase the 2013 ASHRAE Handbook—Fundamentals at a discount.

New Members and Associates will receive the 2014 ASHRAE Handbook—Refrigeration in June 2014.* 

*Now you don't have to wait until June to have access to the ASHRAE Handbook. Within 24 hours of joining ASHRAE, new members receive a complimentary 12-month subscription to ASHRAE Handbook Online, which allows search of all four volumes in I-P and SI units. (Renew this subscription for only $49 at the end of your first year of membership.)

  • Get Special Discounts

New ASHRAE members - entitled to a 20 % discount on ASHRAE Handbook publications* any time during their first year of membership. Please contact  the ASHRAE Member Contact Center at membership@ashrae.org, or (800) 527-4723 (U.S. and Canada)/(404) 636-8400 (worldwide) to learn more or to place your order at a discount. *offer excludes ASHRAE Handbook Online (only $29 for ASHRAE Members)

Student Members - ASHRAE Handbook available at a discount.

Affiliate Members - One-time discount off Member price (15% off)

Member Discounts on Publications, Continuing Education and Standards & Guidelines.

  • ASHRAE Members’ Insurance Program

Various insurance products are available to ASHRAE members, through the Members’ Insurance Program. This quality collection of insurance products offers valuable coverage with options that can be tailored to fit your needs and budget.

  • Become an Industry Leader

Develop leadership skills, work with and lead ASHRAE committee members, and network with industry professionals at ASHRAE chapter, region, and society meetings. You can also keep updated with the industry via ASHRAE’s Society Connections newsletter (monthly), and the HVAC Industry eNewsletter (weekly).

  • Advance your Career

Look for employees & employment at ashraejobs.com and network with other HVAC&R professionals at ASHRAE meetings, participate in job postings, maintain your professional education and designation with 40+ courses, earning CEUs/PDHs/AIA LUs, and explore technical topics at ASHRAE chapter, region and society meetings.

  • Gain Industry Insight

You're on the "team" with thousands of members who volunteer on industry-driven committees.