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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, shammerling@ashrae.org.

pdf_icon.png ASHRAE and CIBSE – Resiliency in the Built Environment (PDF)

ASHRAE Position Document on Infectious Aerosols (April 14, 2020) (PDF) (Posted April 2020)
pdf_icon.png In English
pdf_icon.png En Espanol
pdf_icon.png Em Português

pdf_icon.png Climate Change (PDF) (Updated June 27, 2018)

pdf_icon.png Combustion of Solid Fuels and Indoor Air Quality in Primarily Developing Countries (Reaffirmed July 2019)

pdf_icon.png Energy Efficiency in Buildings (Posted January 2020)

pdf_icon.png Environmental Tobacco Smoke (PDF) (Reaffirmed July 2019)

pdf_icon.png Filtration and Air Cleaning (PDF)

pdf_icon.png Indoor Air Quality (PDF) (Updated June 2017)

pdf_icon.png Limiting Indoor Mold and Dampness in Buildings (PDF) (Reaffirmed June 2018)

pdf_icon.png Refrigerants and their Responsible Use (PDF) (Updated June 2018)

pdf_icon.png Unvented Combustion Devices and IAQ (PDF)

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