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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
Phone: 404-636-8400

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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 Recognizes 2019 LowDown Showdown Modeling Challenge Teams
ATLANTA (October 9, 2019) – ASHRAE recognized the 2019 LowDown Showdown modeling competition teams.

ASHRAE Learning Institute Offers Training in Europe
ATLANTA (October 8, 2019) –ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI) has released its schedule of instructor-led training in Europe, including its HVAC Design Level I and Level II courses.

ASHRAE Training Scheduled in Middle East and North Africa
ATLANTA (September 12, 2019) –ASHRAE has expanded its regionally customized training in the Middle East and North Africa.

ASHRAE Announces 2019-20 Society Scholarship Recipients
ATLANTA (August 29, 2019) – ASHRAE has announced the recipients of 33 Society scholarships, totaling $166,000, for the 2019-2020 academic year.

ASHRAE Announces Call for Abstracts for 2020 Building Performance Analysis Conference and SimBuild
ATLANTA (August 12, 2019) – ASHRAE has announced a call for abstracts for the 2020 Building Performance Analysis Conference and SimBuild.