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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. Over 55,000 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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Resources & Publications

ASHRAE Handbook Central

Information and tools for ASHRAE TCs developing Handbook Content

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To purchase Handbook volumes or chapters, please visit ASHRAE's online bookstore

 Official Handbook Base Files

Log in to the Authoring Portal to edit or download Word files of your TC's Handbook chapters (for authorized revisers only; ASHRAE Member login required). See Step #9 in Authoring Portal PowerPoint introduction at the link below for instructions on how to download Word files. Contact Handbook staff to obtain copies of old (noncurrent) Handbook chapters for use in revisions.

ASHRAE Authoring Portal
An online tool for collaborative content development.
ppt.jpg ASHRAE Authoring Portal Introduction Presentation (PPT) (October 2016)


Important Handbook Development Documents