Associated Air Balance Council (AABC)

AABC establishes industry standards for the field measurement and documentation of HVAC systems and provides education, technical training, and certification for its members. The association's mission is to identify highly qualified, independent test and balance agencies who are capable of performing work to AABC Standards.


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Advanced RTU Campaign

ARC is a guidance program designed to encourage building owners and operators to take advantage of savings opportunities from high efficiency roof top units. This effort is collaboration between ASHRAE and RILA, with the U.S. Department of Energy providing technical support to campaign participants (through the Better Buildings Alliance and the Federal Energy Management Program).


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Western Cooling Efficiency Center

The Western Cooling Efficiency Center engages in primary research, innovation, laboratory testing, field demonstrations, education, outreach, and advocacy related to climate appropriate cooling technologies.


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Air Movement and Control Association International, Inc.

The Air Movement and Control Association International (AMCA) is a not‑for‑profit international association of air system equipment manufacturers — primarily fans, louvers, dampers, and air curtains used in commercial buildings and industrial processes.


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Association of South Brazilian Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, Heating and Ventilation

The ASBRAV plays an important role in protecting the interests of its members, enterprises and professional sectors of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, Heating and Ventilation, the Southern Region


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ASHRAE HVAC Research and Development

Since 1960, ASHRAE has sponsored research studies at universities and research firms. The results of these studies have been used:

  • To prepare chapters in the ASHRAE Handbook series.
  • As foundational material in special publications.
  • In the formulation of standards.
  • To train university students as they prepare for service in the HVAC&R industry.
  • To spread the knowledge gained through presentation at Society Conferences and publication in ASHRAE Transactions or conference proceedings.
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Association of Energy Engineers

The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) is the source for information and networking in the dynamic fields of energy engineering, energy management, renewable & alternative energy, power generation, energy services, sustainability, and all related areas. As a growing professional association, AEE’s overall strength is augmented by its strong membership base of over 16,000 professionals in 89 countries and its widely recognized energy certification programs. Its network of 82 local chapters located throughout the U.S. and abroad meet regularly to discuss issues of regional importance.

 

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BACnet International

BACnet International is the international organization that encourages the successful use of BACnet in building automation and control systems through interoperability testing, educational programs and promotional activities. BACnet International complements the work of other BACnet-related groups whose charters limit their commercial activities.


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Brazilian Association of Air Conditioning & Ventilation

The Brazilian Association of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Heating (ABRAVA) ensures technology development of the Refrigeration Air Conditioning and Heating, protect their legitimate interests, promoting the responsible use of equipment and refrigerants to reduce global warming, preserve the environment and improve the quality of life.


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California Society Healthcare Engineers

CSHE provides opportunities for members to communicate and exchange ideas to keep abreast of operational disciplines with regional chapter meetings, the annual institute, code review communications, seminars and the CSHE Engineering News.


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CAPPA

CAPPA's purpose is to develop and maintain high standards in the administration, maintenance, operation, planning, and development of facilities management in educational institutions; to promote professional ideals and standards to better serve the objectives of education; and to supplement and assist the work of APPA in the central region.


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Control Trends

ControlTrends was created to provide HVAC and Industrial Controls professionals a place to learn and share information about the rapidly changing world of commercial and industrial controls. We have included product demonstrations, training videos, technical blogs and news about the issues that affect the controls professional. We are committed to providing accurate and useful information. We operate independently of our sponsors, and the views expressed on ControlTrends are not necessarily the views and opinions of our sponsors. Please join the ControlTrends community, post comments, leave suggestions, and help make ControlTrends a great resource.


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HARDI

HARDI (Heating, Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International) is the single voice of wholesale distribution within the HVACR industry. HARDI members market, distribute, and support heating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration equipment, parts and supplies. HARDI Distributor members serve installation and service/replacement contractors in residential and commercial markets, as well as commercial/industrial and institutional maintenance staffs. HARDI proudly represents more than 475 distributor members representing nearly 4,100 branch locations, and close to 500 suppliers, manufacturer representatives and service vendors.


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Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada

HRAI is a national association that represents more than 1,300 heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) manufacturers, wholesalers and contractors, and which provides Canadians with the tools and information necessary to ensure their total indoor environment comfort.


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Hotel Engineering/ Facility Managers Association of Toronto

The Hotel Engineering/Facility Manager’s Association of Toronto, with the acronym “H.E.A.T.”. HEAT is a federally chartered organization, directly involved in maintenance, engineering, and facility management. We have supporting members who provide supply and services to the hospitality industry, such as fire protection/prevention, energy management, HVAC, electrical supplies and services, decorating supplies and services, construction services, elevating devices, furnishings, etc. 


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International Code Council

The International Code Council is a member-focused association. It is dedicated to developing model codes and standards used in the design, build and compliance process to construct safe, sustainable, affordable and resilient structures. Most U.S. communities and many global markets choose the International Codes.


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National Fire Protection Association

The mission of the international nonprofit NFPA is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education. NFPA develops, publishes, and disseminates more than 300 consensus codes and standards intended to minimize the possibility and effects of fire and other risks.

 


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Western HVAC Performance Alliance (WHPA)

The Western HVAC Performance Alliance (WHPA) is a fusion of HVAC, energy efficiency, facility, and property management organizations whose decision-maker-level appointees work with one another, with utilities and with government to curb energy waste.


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