ASHRAE to expand member services globally

ASHRAE has approved 14 strategies to strengthen its role as a global resource for HVAC/R practices through expanded membership services and cooperation with associations.

By Consulting Specifying Engineer Staff August 24, 2007

ASHRAE has approved strategies to strengthen its role as a global resource for HVAC/R practices through expanded membership services and cooperation with associations.

These strategies include the Board of Directors incorporating into its strategic plan Strategies for a Global Environment . Through the 14 strategies in the plan, ASHRAE aims to expand the amount and the quality of information and services available to its members.

Developing expertise in HVAC/R technologies to embrace whole building sustainable design and be one of the most valuable global resources for publications and educational products related to sustainable HVAC/R technology.

Cooperating with organizations with shared objectives and strengthening the ASHRAE Associate Societies Alliance.

Supporting, in cooperation with national associations, a uniform, international standard for credentialing in the disciplines and practices of HVAC/R. Actively supporting and participating in international standard development activities.

Providing enhanced staff support outside of the United States.

Aligning its business practices to better serve members globally.

Pursuing, in cooperation with national societies or independently, conferences and exhibitions outside North America.