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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.

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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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Spanish Publications


As ASHRAE seeks to expand its mission around the globe, the ASHRAE Bookstore continues to add to its selection of other language publications. Order a print edition and receive your shipment via mail, or purchase a downloadable digital version for instant access to the tools you need. Browse ASHRAE's complete selection of other language titles

 Refrigeration handbook, spanish ed.

2010 ASHRAE Handbook - Refrigeration CD (I-P/SI), Spanish Edition

Developed in partnership with ACTECIR, this dual-unit CD-ROM covers refrigeration equipment and systems for applications other than human comfort. The CD is fully searchable, covering topics vital to food storage and transport, as well as many medical and industrial applications. Learn more


ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 15-2007 - Safety Standard for Refrigeration Systems


ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 55-2010 - Thermal Environment Conditions for Human Occupancy

This standard specifies safe design, construction, installation, and operation of refrigeration systems. It also establishes safeguards for life, limb, health, and property, and prescribes safety requirements.


The standard outlines conditions for environmental thermal acceptability. It is intended for use in design, commissioning, and testing of buildings and other occupied spaces and HVAC systems and for the evaluation of thermal environments.

Available in Spanish or English 



Available in Spanish or English


ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2007 - Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality


ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62.2-2007 - Ventilation and Acceptable Indoor Air Quality in Low-Rise Residential Buildings 

The standard defines requirements for ventilation and air-cleaning system design, installation, commissioning, and operation and maintenance and applies to all spaces intended for human occupancy except those within single-family houses, multifamily structures of three stories or fewer above grade, vehicles, and aircraft.


This standard defines the roles of and minimum requirements for mechanical and natural ventilation systems and the building envelope intended to provide acceptable indoor air quality (IAQ) in low-rise residential buildings.


Available in Spanish or English




Available in Spanish or English

ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 90.2-2007 - Energy Efficient Design of Low-Rise Residential Buildings 



ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 154-2003 - Ventilation for Commercial Cooking Operations

The purpose of this standard is to provide minimum requirements for the energy-efficient design of residential buildings.


This Standard provides design criteria for the performance of commercial cooking ventilation systems, This Standard covers the determination of airflow rates for exhaust hoods, replacement air configurations, hood types and fan systems.

Available in Spanish or English



Available in Spanish or English


ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 170-2008 - Ventiliation of Health Care Facilities


ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 180-2008 - Standard Practice for Inspection and Maintenance of Commercial Building HVAC Systems

First and foremost a mandatory minimum requirement, this standard is one of a family of documents that offers guidance, regulation, and mandates to designers of health care facilities. 


This standard establishes minimum HVAC inspection and maintenance requirements that preserve a system’s ability to achieve acceptable thermal comfort, energy efficiency, and indoor air quality in commercial buildings.


Available in Spanish or English




Available in Spanish or English


ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 189.1-2009 - Standard for the Design of High-Performance Green Buildings



Guideline 0-2005 - The Commissioning Process

Standard 189.1 provides a “total building sustainability package” for those who strive to design, build and operate green buildings.


This guideline describes the Commissioning Process capable of verifying that a facility and its systems meet the Owner's Project Requirements.

Available in Spanish or English



Available in Spanish or English


Guideline 12-2000 -- Minimizing the Risk of Legionellosis Associated with Building Water Systems



ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2007 User's Manual 

The purpose of this guideline is to provide information and guidance in order to minimize Legionella contamination in building water systems.


The detailed information, figures, and examples contained within this User's Manual are provided to aid the user in designing, installing, and operating buildings in accordance with Standard 62.1-2007.

Available in Spanish or English



Available in Spanish or English