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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 Supports World Refrigeration Day 2020
ATLANTA (March 30, 2020) – ASHRAE has joined with associations and societies around the world in pledging support for World Refrigeration Day 2020 on June 26.

ASHRAE Offers Course on the Role of HVAC Systems on Infection Control
ATLANTA (March 23, 2020) – ASHRAE will offer a course on the role of HVAC systems in infection control in hospitals.

Call for Papers Announced for the 2021 ASHRAE Winter Conference in Chicago
ATLANTA (March 18, 2020) – ASHRAE announced a call for papers for its 2021 Winter Conference Jan. 23-27 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago.

Registration Open for ASHRAE Learning Institute’s 2020 Spring Online Course Series
ATLANTA (March 12, 2020) – Registration is now open for the 2020 Spring online instructor-led course series from ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI).

ASHRAE Resources Available to Address COVID-19 Concerns
ATLANTA (February 27, 2020) – ASHRAE, a global society advancing human well-being through sustainable technology for the built environment, has developed proactive guidance to help address coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) concerns

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