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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.

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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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Standards, Research & Technology

Standards Training


This site provides recommended training for participants in the standards development process. This training is being made available here for individual self training purposes. These presentations are available in either Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation (PPT) or Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) format. Click below to open the desired presentation and format.


Project Committee Members and Liaisons:

Available below is the training presentation that is presented by ASHRAE Staff at the ASHRAE Annual and Winter meetings during the Project Committee Chairmen’s Breakfast on Sunday mornings. This presentation is a general overview of the Standards Project Committee Manual of Procedures (PC MOP). This training is mandatory for all new project committee chairmen and vice-chairmen and is strongly encouraged for ongoing chairmen and project committee members.

Overview of PC MOP

PDF (236 KB) (06/2010)

PPT (733 KB) (01/2010) 

Available below are examples of public review and publication submittal packages for various standards. The Project Committee Manual of Procedures (PC MOP) requires that the project committee chair submit the applicable package to the Manager of Standards when the project committee has made its recommendation for public review or publication for its cognizant standard, guideline or addendum. These packages should be used only as a guide for completing a submittal package. Public Review and Publication Draft Submittal Forms are available on the Technology & Standards website.

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Example: Public Review Submittal Package

PDF (400kb) (4/2004)

Example: Publication Submittal Package

PDF (677kb) (4/2004)

Standards Committee:

Available below are the training presentations normally presented to the Standards Committee and Subcommittees of the Standards Committee each year during Technology Weekend. This training is mandatory for all new Standards Committee members and is strongly encouraged for ongoing members. Standards Committee members assigned to one or more of the subcommittees below should also review the applicable presentation.

Standards Committee Training

PDF (364KB) (2010) 

PPT (419KB) (2010) 

Code Interaction Subcommittee (CIS)

PDF (48KB) (10/2008) 

PPT (165KB) (10/2008)

Intersociety Liaison Subcommittee (ILS) / International Standards Advisory Subcommittee (ISAS)

PDF (168 kB) (1/2011) 

PPT (148 KB) (1/2011) 

Planning, Policy and Interpretation Subcommittee (PPIS)

PDF (1 MB) (09/2011)

PPT (547 KB) (09/2011)

Standards Project Liaison Subcommittee (SPLS)

PDF (497 KB) (2011) 

PPT (1 MB) (2011)

Technical Committee Liaison Subcommittee (TCLS)

PDF (46 KB) (04/2010)

PPT (175 KB) (04/2010)

Standards Reaffirmation Subcommittee (SRS)

PDF (210 KB) (10/2011)

PPT (622 KB) (10/2011)