Becoming a Student Member
Student Membership Benefits
ASHRAE is unique because its membership is drawn from a wide range of disciplines relating to the HVAC&R field. Approximately 50,000 individuals from more than 100 nations belong to the Society. Among them are students, consulting engineers, mechanical contractors, building owners, and employees of manufacturing companies, educational institutions, research organizations, government or any organization concerned with environmental control. Members range from students to longtime engineers and professionals in other related disciplines such as architecture and medical research.
Over 5,000 students are taking advantage of belonging to ASHRAE. The following areas represent the benefits you'll receive as a student member.
Monthly ASHRAE Journal
The official monthly publication of the Society explores issues such as indoor air quality, energy management, solar developments, and more.
ASHRAE's monthly newspaper, ASHRAE Insights, is devoted exclusively to news and information about the Society at every level including news of special interest to students. Students are encouraged to submit articles and pictures of current student branch activities, award presentations, etc.
The HVAC&R Industry eNewsletter
The HVAC&R Industry eNewsletter is produced in HTML format and issued on a weekly basis. Best of all, it's free to both ASHRAE members and non-members. Visit the HVAC&R Industry eNewsletter page to find out more about this benefit.
Student members qualify for considerable discounts on many ASHRAE publications including the Handbook Series. The student member price for the 2008 Handbook– HVAC Systems and Equipment (SI or IP w/ CD), 2007 Handbook–HVAC Applications , and 2010 Handbook–Refrigeration (Si or IP w/CD) is $49 each (vs. $195).
Student discounts are available on other publications including Principles of HVAC, Air-Conditioning System Design Manual, and Principles of Smoke Management. To purchase these publications visit www.ashrae.org/bookstore.
Smart Start Program (20-50-50)
ASHRAE student members can continue receiving the many member benefits of ASHRAE after finishing college/university through the 20-50-50 program. The first year out of college/university annual membership is still only $20. Then it is only $50 for the second year and $50 for the third year. Learn More
As an ASHRAE student member, you may participate in the following programs the Student Design Project Competition, Grants-in-Aid, Society and Local Scholarships, and Student Branch Activities. All of these programs are designed to enhance your future as an HVAC&R professional.
The Student Zone
The Student Zone web page offers valuable career and educational resources for ASHRAE Student Members. Students can obtain a list of accredited engineering institutions as well as tips on landing an exciting job in the HVAC&R industry.
Meeting Registration to Winter and Annual ASHRAE meetings
Student Activities at the Winter meeting
The annual dues for ASHRAE student membership are $20.00 (This fee must accompany your application for membership.
How to Become a Student Member
To become an ASHRAE Student Member is typically a two step process:
- First, you must become an ASHRAE Society Student Member. For a small fee of $20 US – students will become part the most innovative technical society in the world.
- To stay in-tune with local activities and events, students must join the local ASHRAE Toronto Chapter. Membership to the Toronto Chapter is completely FREE!
The ASHRAE Student Membership Guidelines below is a step-by-step guide that will take you through the registration process for both ASHRAE Society and Toronto Chapter.
ASHRAE Student Membership Guidelines.pdf
To find out more about ASHRAE Student Activities, please contact:
Student Activities Committee (Toronto Chapter)
*Student Memership Benefits attained from www.ashrae.org/studentzone
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