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A Position Document is a Board of Directors-approved document expressing the views of the Society on a specific topic pertaining to public policy.  It includes a concise summary statement and supporting documentation, analysis and/or rationale, and recommendations. For old Position Statements / Documents, please contact Steve Hammerling,

Building Decarbonization
pdf_icon.png In English (Reformatted with editorial changes, January 2024)
pdf_icon.png باللغة العربية (Translation of the January 2024 document)
pdf_icon.png En Espanol (Translation of the January 2024 document)
pdf_icon.png Em Português (Translation of the June 2022 original)

pdf_icon.png Limiting Indoor Mold and Dampness in Buildings (Revised November 2021)

pdf_icon.png Climate Change (Reaffirmed June 2023)

pdf_icon.png Combustion of Solid Fuels and Indoor Air Quality in Primarily Developing Countries (Reaffirmed Jan 2022)

pdf_icon.png Energy Efficiency in Buildings (Reaffirmed February 8, 2023)

pdf_icon.png Environmental Tobacco Smoke (Revised June 2023)

pdf_icon.png Filtration and Air Cleaning (Reaffirmed January 24, 2024)

pdf_icon.png Indoor Air Quality (Revised June 2023)

Indoor Carbon Dioxide (Approved February 2, 2022)
pdf_icon.png In English
pdf_icon.png Em Português

Infectious Aerosols (Revised October 13, 2022)
pdf_icon.png In English
pdf_icon.png Em Português

pdf_icon.png Refrigerants and their Responsible Use (Reaffirmed June 2023)

pdf_icon.png Resiliency in the Built Environment (ASHRAE and CIBSE) (Reaffirmed June 26, 2022)

pdf_icon.png Unvented Combustion Devices and Indoor Air Quality  (Reaffirmed June 2023)

Multiple copies of ASHRAE position documents are available by contacting ASHRAE’s Publisher. ASHRAE position documents cannot be posted on the Internet without permission.