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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.

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Membership & Conferences

Events Calendar

Calls for Papers

To have your event considered for inclusion in the calendar, contact Journal editor Jay Scott at journaleditor@ashrae.org.

ASHRAE Winter Conference
Orlando, FL
January 23-27, 2016
AHR Expo
Las Vegas, NV
January 30-February 1, 2017

(From April 2016 Forward)


NEBB Annual Conference, April 14 – 16, Albuquerque, N.M. Contact the National Environmental Balancing Bureau at marketing@nebb.org or www.nebb.org/events/2016_nebb_annual_conference.

IARW-WFLO Annual Convention and Expo, April 16 – 20, Las Vegas. Contact the Global Cold Chain Alliance at 703-373-4300, email@gcca.org, or www.gcca.org/events.

ASHRAE Webcast: Making Net Zero Net Positive: Solving the Efficiency & Cost Paradox, April 21, 2016 1:00pm - 4:00pm EDT. Information and registration at www.ashrae.org/webcast

Hannover Messe, April 25 – 29, Hannover, Germany. Contact 49 511 89 0, fax 49 511 89 32626, or www.hannovermesse.de.

Lightfair International, April 26 – 28, San Diego. Contact organizers at 404-220-2220, info@lightfair.com, or www.lightfair.com.


AHRI Spring Meeting, May 2 – 4, Reston, Va. Contact the Air-Conditioning, Heating, & Refrigeration Institute at 703-524-8800, ahri@ahrinet.org, or www.ahrinet.org

ISK-SODEX, May 4-7, Istanbul, Turkey. Contact info@sodex.com.tr or www.sodex.com.tr.

Energy Efficiency Global Forum (EE Global 2016), May 10 – 11, Washington, D.C. Contact Becca Rohrer, Alliance to Save Energy, at 202-530-2206, brohrer@ase.org, or www.eeglobalforum.org.

AIA Convention 2016, May 19 – 21, Philadelphia. Contact the American Institute of Architects at 800-242-3837, infocentral@aia.org, or www.aia.org/convention.

AIHce 2016, May 21 – 26, Baltimore. Contact Karen Layser at the American Industrial Hygiene Association at (703) 846-0745, klayser@aiha.org, or www.aihce2016.org.

CLIMA 2016, May. 22 25, Aaborg, Denmark. Endorsed by ASHRAE. Contact www.clima2016.org.

CIB World Building Congress, May 30 June 3, Tampere, Finland. Contact Kirsti Tikkanen, Finnish Association of Civil Engineers RIL at 358 40 743 3474, kirsti.tikkanen@ril.fi, or www.wbc16.com.


Every Building Conference and Expo, June 25 – 28, Washington, D.C. Contact the Building Owners and Managers Association at 202-326-6331, meetings@boma.org, or www.bomaconvention.org

ASHRAE Annual Conference, June 25 – 29, St. Louis. Contact ASHRAE at 800-527-4723 or meetings@ashrae.org.


ASHE Annual Conference, July 10 – 13, Denver. Contact the American Society for Healthcare Engineering at 312-422-3800, ashe@aha.org, or www.ashe.org/annual.

PLEA 2016 Conference, July 11-13, Los Angeles. Contact the Passive and Low Energy Architecture Association at contact@plea2016.org or http://plea2016.uscarch.com/index.php/plea2016/plea2016papers

SOLAR 2016, July 11 – 13, San Francisco. Contact the American Solar Energy Society at 303-443-3130, info@ases.org, or www.ases.org/solar-2016.

2016 Purdue Compressor/Refrigeration and Air Conditioning and High Performance Buildings Conferences and Short Courses, July 11 – 14, West Lafayette, Ind. Contact Kim Stockment, Conference Coordinator at 765-494-6078, kstockme@purdue.edu, or http://tinyurl.com/Purdue2016.


ASHRAE and IBPSA-USA SimBuild 2016: Building Performance Modeling Conference, Aug. 10 – 12, 2016, Salt Lake City. Contact ASHRAE at 800-527-4723, meetings@ashrae.org, or www.ashrae.org/simbuild2016.

Gustav Lorentzen Natural Working Fluids Conference, Aug. 21 – 24, Edinburgh, Scotland. Contact the Institute of Refrigeration at 44 (0)20 86477033 or www.ior.org.uk/GL2016.

ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Aug. 21 – 26, Pacific Grove, Calif. Contact the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy at 202-507-4000 or www.aceee.org/conferences/2016/ssb.

HRAI Annual Meeting & Conference, Aug. 24 – 26, Calgary, AB, Canada. Contact the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada at 905-602-4700, hraimail@hrai.ca, or www.hrai.ca/events.html.


Mostra Convegno Expocomfort Asia, Sept. 7 – 9, Singapore. Contact Reed Exhibitions Singapore at 65 6780 4658, info@mcexpocomfort-asia.com, or www.mcexpocomfort-asia.com.

ASHRAE IAQ 2016 Conference—Defining Indoor Air Quality: Policy, Standards and Best Practice, Sept. 12 – 14, Alexandria, Va. Contact ASHRAE at 800-527-4723, meetings@ashrae.org, or www.ashrae.org/IAQ2016.

NAFA Annual Convention, Sept. 14 – 15, Newport Beach, Calif. Contact the National Air Filtration Association at 608-310-7542, nafa@nafahq.org, or www.nafahq.org.

IEA EBC Annex 61 Deep Energy Retrofit Forum, Sept. 15 – 16, Washington, D.C. Endorsed by ASHRAE. Contact the International Energy Agency in Buildings and Communities at http://iea-annex61.org.

AHR Expo-Mexico, Sept. 20-22, Monterrey, Mexico. Contact the International Exposition Company +52 (81) 8355-0809, www.ahrexpomexico.com, or larizpe@ahrexpomexico.info.

ISCCBRAZIL2016, Sept. 20 – 23, São Paulo, Brazil. Contact the Contamination Control Brazilian Society at 55 11 2645-9105, fax 55 11 2645-9205, info@isccbrazil2016.com, or www.isccbrazil2016.com

World Energy Engineering Congress, Sept. 21 – 23, Washington, D.C. Contact the Association of Energy Engineers at 770-447-5083, info@aeecenter.org, or www.energycongress.com.

2nd International Conference on Efficient Building Design—Materials and HVAC Equipment Technologies, Sept. 22 23, Beirut, Lebanon. Contact ASHRAE at 800-527-4723, meetings@ashrae.org, or www.ashrae.org/Beirut2016.

I2SL Annual Conference, Sept. 25 – 28, Kansas City, Mo. Contact the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories at 703-841-5484, info@i2sl.org, or www.i2sl.org/conference/2016.


Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, Oct. 5 – 7, Los Angeles. Contact the U.S. Green Building Council at 866-815-9824, info@greenbuildexpo.com, or www.greenbuildexpo.com

IFMA World Workplace, Oct. 5 – 7, San Diego. Contact the International Facility Management Association at 713-623-4362, events@ifma.org, or http://worldworkplace.ifma.org.

FILTECH 2016, Oct. 11-13, Cologne, Germany. Contact 49 (0)2132 935760 or info@filtech.de.

SMACNA Annual Convention, Oct. 16 – 19, Phoenix. Contact the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association at 703-803-2980, info@smacna.org, or www.smacna.org.

IAQVEC 2016, Oct. 17 – 19, Seoul. Endorsed by ASHRAE. Contact organizers at info@iaqvec2016.org or www.iaqvec2016.org.

AMCA Annual Meeting, Oct. 18 – 23, Washington, D.C. Contact the Air Movement and Control Association at 847-394-0150, communications@amca.org, or www.amca.org.

ASPE Convention and Exposition, Oct. 27 – Nov. 4, Phoenix. Contact the American Society of Plumbing Engineers at 847-296-0002, info@aspe.org, or www.aspe.org.


AHRI Annual Meeting, Nov. 13 – 15, Scottsdale, Ariz. Contact 703-524-8800, ahri@ahrinet.org, or www.ahrinet.org.


HARDI Annual Conference, Dec. 3 – 6, Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact the Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International at 617-345-4328, hardimail@hardinet.org, or www.hardinet.org.




Building Innovation 2017, Jan. 9 – 13, Washington, D.C. Contact the National Institute of Buildings (NIBS) at 202-289-7800, nibs@nibs.org, or www.nibs.org/conference2017.

ASHRAE Winter Conference, Jan. 28 – Feb. 1, Las Vegas. Contact ASHRAE at 800-527-4723 or meetings@ashrae.org.

International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), Jan. 30 – Feb. 1, Las Vegas. Contact the International Exposition Company at 203-221-9232 or www.ahrexpo.com.


EA International Heat Pump Conference, May 15 – 18, Rotterdam, Netherlands. Contact organizers at 31 88 089 81 01, heatpump@congressbydesign.com, or www.hpc2017.org.


International Sorption Heat Pump Conference (ISHPC2017), Aug. 7 – 10, Tokyo. Endorsed by ASHRAE. Contact Ms. Kanako Osaki, Waseda University, at k.ohsaki@kurenai.waseda.jp or http://biz.knt.co.jp/tour/2017/ISHPC2017.


Calls for Papers

ASHRAE Journal seeks applications articles of 3,000 or fewer words. Submissions are subject to peer reviews and cannot have been published previously. Submit abstracts before sending articles to Jay Scott, Editor, at jayscott@ashrae.org.

Science and Technology for the Built Environment
ASHRAE’s Science and Technology for the Built Environment seeks papers on original, completed research not previously published. Papers must discuss how the research contributes to technology. Papers should be about 6,000 words. Abstracts and papers should be submitted on Manuscript Central at www.ashrae.org/manuscriptcentral. Contact Reinhard Radermacher, Ph.D., Editor, at raderm@umd.edu.

ASHRAE Conference Papers
For the 2017 Winter Conference in Las Vegas, Conference Paper abstracts are due March 14, 2016 and, if accepted, papers are due July 6, 2016. Full Technical Papers are due April 18, 2016. For more information, contact 678-539-1137 or tcox@ashrae.org.