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Enhancing student understanding of HVAC&R system design and sciences through competition.


2020 Design Competition

The 2020 student competition focuses on a new archives storage facility in Mumbai, India. ASHRAE sponsors these competitions to encourage students to become involved in a profession that is crucial to insuring a sustainable future for our Earth – the design of energy-efficient HVAC systems.  

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2020 Applied Engineering Challenge

The 2020 Setty Family Foundation Applied Engineering Challenge (AEC) is intended to stimulate student-led groups to find engineering solutions for designing self-sustaining, interconnected communities. 

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2020 ASHRAE HVAC&R Student Paper Competition

This second annual competition is aimed at students working on their Bachelor and Master’s degree who are members of ASHRAE. Papers are due December 6, 2019. Present and defend your paper at the 2020 ASHRAE Winter Conference in Orlando! Winners announced at the Student Program on Sunday, Feb. 2. 



Solar Decathlon

The Solar Decathlon is a collegiate competition that challenges student teams to design and build highly efficient and innovative buildings powered by renewable energy. The combined competition features two tracks, the Design Challenge and the Build Challenge.