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1 It’s for you! The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc.
2 About ASHRAE? ASHRAE Mission: To advance the arts and sciences of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigerating to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world. ASHRAE Vision: ASHRAE will be the global leader, the foremost source of technical information, and the primary provider of opportunity for professional sciences of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigerating.
3 If you are interested in: Comfort Environment Energy conservation Heating/cooling/refrigeration Standards Projects having a direct impact on society Design of green/innovative thermal systems Why Join ASHRAE? You will feel at home with ASHRAE!
4 Other Reasons to Join ASHRAE Networking – meet industry leaders! Leadership development – develop leadership potential and enhance your resume! Access to Publications – receive the monthly ASHRAE Journal and Insights newsletter providing the latest industry cutting edge technology information! Compliment your classroom learning through other great ASHRAE publications as well! Career assistance – find a job!
5 ASHRAE Student Membership Discounts on ASHRAE Books & Publications Free Annual & Winter Meeting Registration Career Assistance Scholarships Grants Design Competition Networking and interaction with industry leaders
6 Discounts on Publications Publication NameRegular Price Member Price Student Member Price 2006 ASHRAE Handbook – Refrigeration$75.00 $49.00 2005 ASHRAE Handbook – Fundamentals (with CD)$195.00 $49.00 2004 ASHRAE Handbook – HVAC Systems and Equipment$155.00 $39.00 2003 ASHRAE Handbook – HVAC Applications$75.00 $39.00 Air-Conditioning System Design Manual$84.00$67.00$29.00 Cooling and Heating Load Calculation Principles$99.00$79.00$35.00 Principles of Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning$84.00$67.00$54.00 Principles of Smoke Management$105.00$84.00$35.00
7 Free Meeting Registration An opportunity to attend technical seminars and forums! An opportunity to network with professionals in the industry! An opportunity to register for a variety of technical tours! An opportunity to meet other ASHRAE student members! All active student members can register for the ASHRAE Annual and Winter Meetings at no charge! What does this mean?
8 Career Assistance Upload your resume at the ASHRAE website to allow employers to view it. Search the jobs database to apply for open positions. Meet industry professionals and employers at local chapter meetings and ASHRAE Annual & Winter Meetings.
9 Scholarships Society Scholarships: A list of available scholarships, criteria, and application information is available on our student zone website. Local Chapter Scholarships: You can look at the student zone website for some local chapter scholarships. You can also contact your local chapter for more information. ASHRAE has a variety of scholarship opportunities. They are:
10 Grants Senior Undergraduate Project Grants: Currently, $120,000 are awarded annually to colleges and universities all over the world participating in senior undergraduate projects. The program is designed to further support undergraduate research. The maximum amount awarded per institution is $7,500. Grant-in-Aid (graduate students only): A Grant-in-Aid is a grant of funds to a full-time graduate student of ASHRAE-related technologies. They are awarded once a year for use the following year and are in the amount of $10,000. There are 10-25 awards made annually. ASHRAE has two grant programs. They are:
11 Student Design Project Competition There are 3 categories: -HVAC System Selection -System Design -Architectural Design 1 st place winning teams win $1500 and one trip to the ASHRAE Winter Meeting! 2 nd and 3 rd place winning teams win one trip to the ASHRAE Winter Meeting! ASHRAE’s Student Design Project Competition is a great way to apply what you are learning in the classroom, work with a team, and win money!
12 Jose Iragorry – Student Member “ASHRAE is HVAC and more…” “There is so much involved in HVAC that you will never get bored and you will learn something new every day! If you are concerned about the environment, if you like to work on practical projects that contribute to society and if you like the satisfaction of seeing the results of your work…HVAC is for you!!!” PhD Student @ Florida International University
13 Why Not Join? All of this for only $16.00? Why not? It’s so easy, just go online and fill out your electronic or paper application at www.ashrae.org/studentzone - go to the Student Membership & Meetings link! www.ashrae.org/studentzone Become a leader in the HVACR industry and make an impact on society! Contact: Ashley Pruett Manager of Student Activities ASHRAE 1791 Tullie Circle NE Atlanta, GA 30329 Phone: (678) 539-1212 Fax: (678) 539-2212 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org@ashrae.org