About Us

The American Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).

The Illinois Chapter of ASHRAE is located in Chicago, Illinois and is the largest Chapter in ASHRAE with over 1,300 members.

ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is an international organization of 57,000 persons in more than 130 countries. ASHRAE fulfills its mission of advancing heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education.

ASHRAE’s Mission:

To advance the arts and sciences of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigerating to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world.

ASHRAE Vision:

A healthy and sustainable built environment for all.


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(You can join the international society and Illinois Chapter together using the above link.)

This web site is maintained by the Illinois ASHRAE Chapter. It does not represent official positions of the Society nor reflect Society policy. ASHRAE chapters may not act for the Society and the information presented here has not had Society review. To learn more about ASHRAE activities on an international level, contact the ASHRAE home page at http://www.ashrae.org.