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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 Added New Courses to Learning Institute’s 2020 Spring Online Course Series
ATLANTA (May 18, 2020) – ASHRAE has added four new courses to its 2020 Spring online instructor-led course series from ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI).

ASHRAE UNEP Invite Lower GWP Innovation Award Entries
ATLANTA/PARIS (May 14, 2020) – Entries are now being accepted for the 2020 ASHRAE and OzonAction of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Lower GWP Innovation Awards.

ASHRAE Virtual Conference: 92 Technical Sessions for $99
ATLANTA (May 12, 2020) –ASHRAE is responding to these extraordinary times with extraordinary measures, including a four-day live virtual event.

ASHRAE Offers COVID-19 Building Readiness/Reopening Guidance
ATLANTA (May 7, 2020) – The ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force has developed guidance on mitigating potential health risks during reopening of buildings closed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

ASHRAE Issues Statements on Relationship Between COVID-19 and HVAC in Buildings
ATLANTA (April 20, 2020) – ASHRAE has published two statements to define guidance on managing the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 disease (Coronavirus) with respect to the operation and maintenance of heating, ventilating and air-conditioning systems in buildings.

ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force Established
ATLANTA (March 31, 2020) – ASHRAE announced a Society-wide effort to respond to the current global COVID-19 pandemic and provide guidance on how to ensure that buildings are prepared for future epidemics.

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