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Grassroots Advocacy

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What Grinds My Gears?

Please share a few words about issues you care about. Tell us what government affairs/public policy issues you are interested and/or would like to be involved in or any pressing issues you feel ASHRAE should be involved in.

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Take Action on Bills


Sign-in using your ASHRAE ID to "vote" for or against upcoming legislation that affects you and fellow engineers.

Take Action on tracked federal and state bills by finding your local representatives and writing, calling, sharing or commenting on the proposed legislature.

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To learn how you can use this new member benefit, check out these YouTube training modules:

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Visit our new Facebook page and join the discussion about local, state or international government issues related to engineering.

Become an ASHRAE Champion

This is a key period for ASHRAE, engaging with elected and appointed officials at all levels of government on a global basis. It is vital that a network of active engineer-advocates exists worldwide to impress upon decision-makers how their choices will impact society – and HVAC&R professionals specifically – and create a sustainable built environment.

Know an ASHRAE Champion? ASHRAE recognizes a member or team of members annually who excel in government advocacy at the Chapter level. Nominate that ASHRAE member or team today by using the application for the Grassroots Government Advocacy Award found below:


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Government Affairs Office Programs

Washington Internship for Students of Engineering (WISE)

Grassroots Government Advocacy Committee

Committee responsibilities, minutes, governing documents:

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