What’s “cool” in ASHRAE

  • ASHRAE promotes energy efficiency, savings and recovery
  • ASHRAE reports on building controls, automation and integration
  • ASHRAE focuses on green building issues and green technology
  • ASHRAE maintains standards for indoor air quality
  • ASHRAE promotes solar and other alternative energy sources
  • ASHRAE offers certification programs, online learning opportunities and courses and seminars at ASHRAE Conferences

How can ASHRAE help you?

  • Provide access to new technology
  • Offer professional development opportunities
  • Create opportunities for networking
  • Offer online continuing education programs and eLearning programs

Student Member Benefits

  • Access to members – only web pages
  • Discounts on ASHRAE Handbooks
  • Monthly ASHRAE Journal – print and digital
  • HVAC&R Industry and Society Connections e-newsletters
  • Discounted ASHRAE Annual and Winter Conference registration (AHR Expo, Student Program, Technical Sessions)
  • Virtual online HVAC&R resume posting, job and internship searching program

ASHRAE Student Member Opportunities

  • Society and chapter-level scholarships for both undergraduate and graduate engineering students
  • Discounts for student members on select publications, go to for more information
  • Student Design Competition
  • Networking with local ASHRAE Chapters
  • Senior Undergraduate Project Grant Program
  • At the student branch level, you’ll enjoy meeting other students with similar interest – if your school hasn’t yet started a student branch, take charge and contact a faculty member and ask for help on getting started!

You can continue your student membership after college with the ASHRAE Smart Start Program. After you graduate, you pay $20 for the first year, $50 for the second and the third years before advancing to regular member dues! Membership Application for Student – Download Form Ashrae Member Benefits Matrix Download Ashrae BrochureDownload