AASA : ASHRAE Associate Society Alliance
Global Associate Societies
ASHRAE, in its desire to broaden its scope of activities in the world and thereby make possible a more effective and fruitful exchange of knowledge and ideas among engineers engaged in the arts and sciences of HVAC&R, created the Associate Society Alliance in 1962.
International Resources for Other Relevant Organizations
When: January 24-28, 2015 – Chicago, Illinois
ASHRAE is set to return to Chicago for the 2015 Winter Conference, its historically best-attended event. At the Conference, attendees will be able to discuss the latest topics in the building industry; participate in technical tours; attend ASHRAE Learning Institute courses; earn professional credits; and obtain ASHRAE certifications. Chicago also will serve as the site of the AHR Expo. AHR Expo is cosponsored by ASHRAE and AHRI. It is held in conjunction with the Winter Conference. The two events combine to create the ideal atmosphere for those interested in advancing the building industry to network, inspect the latest technology and learn about the newest practices for the built environment
When: January 26, 2015 – Chicago, Illinois – 4:15 PM – 6:00 PM
Palmer House Hilton
Monday, January 26, 2015
4:15 PM – 6:00 PM
Complete Agenda Coming Soon
When: January 26, 2015 – Chicago, Illinois - 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
ASHRAE in its desire to broaden its scope of activities in the world and thereby make possible a more effective and fruitful exchange of knowledge and ideas among engineers engaged in the arts and sciences of HVAC&R, created the Associate Society Alliance. The purpose of AASA is to enable its members to participate collaboratively in the advancement of the arts and sciences of air-conditioning, heating and refrigerating technologies and to foster effective and fruitful exchanges of ideas and information between international participants. This forum shall invite a discussion on the effectiveness of AASA and discuss the ways to further enhance the participation of its members.
“New Tomorrows for Today’s Buildings: Existing Building Commissioning”
When: April 23, 2015 - 1-4 pm EST
This webcast will feature industry experts who will define the benefits of existing building commissioning for the environment, occupants, operations staff, and overall ownership costs. Viewers will be able to recognize the varied scopes of commissioning, when to apply comprehensive versus focused commissioning, and best practices in existing building commissioning specifications & contracting.
This FREE webcast will be broadcast live via the internet.
Click here for more information about the program, speakers and registration.
2014.6.30 - The latest Heat Pump Centre’s Newsletter No 2/2014, Highlights from Research, is available on the US National Team website. Read Highlights of North America’s Heat Pump Research by Xu dong Wang and Karim Amrane, Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), USA.
Check out the article on page 5 about the five awardees of the 2014 Ritter von Rittinger Medal in a ceremony held at the conference banquet at the 11th IEA Heat Pump Conference in Montreal. The Rittinger Medal is awarded every three years in conjunction with the IEA Heat Pump Conference. Daniel Ellis, president of ClimateMaster, was given the Medal for his product innovation and market development activity for geothermal heat pumps.
The new IEA Report Energy Technology Perspectives 2014 has been also posted to the USNT website. This publication offers an analysis of trends in the energy sector and of the technologies that are essential to achieving an affordable, secure, and low-carbon system.
2013.8.5 - The 4th CIBSE ASHRAE Technical Symposium 2014 - "Moving to a New World of Building Systems Performance - Dublin, Ireland - CALL FOR PAPERS.
2013.4.9 - The 49th Edition of AiCARR International Conference of 2014 - Roma - CALL FOR PAPERS.
2013.2.12 - VVT publishes new technical publication on "Low Carbon Finland 2050 Vision".
2013.1.23 - The "Public Comment Draft" of the discussion paper "Transition to low emission HVAC&R Issues and solutions" (Can be downloaded here) AIRAH has undertaken this project on behalf of the whole of industry to provide a forum or mechanism whereby the transition to low emission HVAC&R practices and technologies can be discussed. The topic is broad and the views are varied and often conflicting. The content of this paper is based on submissions received from industry stakeholders and statements made do not necessarily represent the official AIRAH view. Click here to read more