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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 & Conferences



Modeling for a Sustainable Future

ASHRAE’s Energy Modeling Conference, Oct. 1-3, 2012, Atlanta, Ga., seeks to advance the practitioner’s ability to more accurately model and simulate a building's energy use through featuring some 40 presentations, keynote speeches, networking and a modeling tools software developer session. The conference will be approved for PDHs, AIA LUs and GBCI Continuing Education for LEED AP. If you are attending this conference, you can Tweet about your experiences. #emc2012.


Technical Program

Mon., October 1, 7:45 am-6:00 pm

Vendor Sponsor Demonstrations
Keynote Addresses
Two-track format, including presentations on:
Lessons Learned from Energy Modeling for LEED Projects
Optimizing Energy Performance in Higher Education

Wed., October 3, 7:45 am-1:00 pm

Vendor Sponsor Demonstrations
Two-track format, including presentations on:
Modeling to Optimize Retrofits
Effective Use of BIM in Energy Modeling
‘Ignite’ Session

Tues., October 2, 7:45 am-6:00 pm

Vendor Sponsor Demonstrations
A Panel on BIM and Interoperability
Market Reality Session: Modeling Tools: What Works, What Doesn’t and Workarounds
Two-track format, including presentations on:
High Performance Buildings
Codes and Standards
Unique and Non-Traditional Energy Using Systems


Access the Technical Program

Use the Personal Scheduler to see the presenters, topics, and schedule, create your own schedule, and, when available, access the Virtual Conference.

Download a PDF of the Technical Program  (updated 8/28)


Conference Certificates

Click here to download your certificates of attendance for all sessions that you attended at the conference.

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Energy Modeling Virtual Conference

Access to the Virtual Conference is included with your registration.  The Virtual Conference will include the presentations at the conference, audio recordings of the presentations synced with their PowerPoint presentations. People will be able to comment on presentations through October 17th. Afterward, presentations will remain online through April 2014.  Virtual Conference-only registration pricing is $99 for ASHRAE members, $149 for non-members. Click here to register for the Virtual Conference.