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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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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 HVAC Design Training Schedule
ATLANTA (April 29, 2019) – ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI) has released its remaining 2019 schedule of HVAC Design and Operations training offerings.

ASHRAE Announces Technical Program for Annual Conference, June 22–26
ATLANTA (April 25, 2019) – The 2019 ASHRAE Annual Conference technical program will provide practitioners with topical, in-depth educational tracks to optimize the design and performance of buildings.

ASHRAE Publishes New Guideline on Energy Efficiency for Historic Buildings
ATLANTA (April 18, 2019) – ASHRAE published a new guideline for increasing energy efficiency in historic buildings while minimizing ...

ASHRAE and IIR Establish New Definitions of Five Refrigeration Keywords
ATLANTA (Apr. 11, 2019) – ASHRAE and the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) announced the establishment of new definitions for five refrigeration keywords.

ASHRAE to Continue Development of Building Water Management Standard
ATLANTA (April 2, 2019) – ASHRAE announced its intent to continue development of a standard to establish safe management ...

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