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Welcome to the ASHRAE Pressroom!

ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is a global society advancing human well-being through sustainable technology for the built environment. The Society and its members focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality and sustainability within the industry. Through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education, ASHRAE shapes tomorrow’s built environment today.

ASHRAE's areas of expertise include:

  • energy efficiency
  • high performance buildings
  • indoor air quality
  • green building design
  • building codes and standards
  • data center air conditioning and ventilation
  • health concerns such as Legionnaire's
    disease and mold growth
  • guidance for a safe environment during
    extraordinary events

Public Relations
Karen Buckley Washington
Public Relations Specialist
Email: kbwashington@ashrae.org
Phone: 404-636-8400

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Resources


ASHRAE Consumer Center

To help educate consumers about air conditioning, energy efficiency and other issues important to ASHRAE, we have created an online consumer center. The center includes information about:

  • Frequently asked questions
  • Energy efficiency in homes
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Proper humidity levels in homes

ASHRAE Press Releases

ASHRAE Learning Institute Announces 2020 Fall Online Course Series
ATLANTA (August 21, 2020) – ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI) has opened registration for its 2020 Fall Online Instructor-led Course Series.

Making Polling Places Safer
ATLANTA (August 20, 2020) – As election season continues throughout the nation during the pandemic, the ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force is offering HVAC and water supply system guidance for polling places.

ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force Releases Updated Building Readiness Guide
ATLANTA (August 18, 2020) – As many buildings are preparing to reopen during this pandemic, the ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force has updated its reopening “Building Readiness” guidance for HVAC systems to help mitigate the transmission of SARS-CoV-2.

ASHRAE Global Training Offers Summer/Fall 2020 Fall Online Training Series
ATLANTA (August 6, 2020) – Register now for the 2020 Summer/Fall online training series course through the ASHRAE Global Training Center.

ASHRAE Announces IAQ 2020 New Conference Dates and Call for Papers
ATLANTA (August 10, 2020) – ASHRAE has announced that the IAQ 2020 Conference in Athens, Greece, will be postponed until September 13-15, 2021.

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