Becoming a Student Member
Becoming a student member is easy, and can be done in 2 steps.
Student Membership Benefits
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 the built environment and its development in the future.
Take advantage of the opportunities offered by ASHRAE to help drive your career forward and thrive in the industry!
The following areas represent the benefits you'll receive as a student member.
The bread and butter of student membership benefits can all be found in the ASHRAE Student Zone portal! 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 a professional of the built environment!
ASHRAE student members can continue receiving the many member benefits of ASHRAE after finishing college/university through the SmartStart program. Continue to stay connected in the industry and more use this as a chance to slowly establish yourself in the industry as a Young Engineer in ASHRAE (YEA)! The purpose of the SmartStart program is to keep membership affordable as students transition into the workforce and continue to give you opportunities to stay engaged as a YEA member and all the programs it encompasses. Join SmartStart here!
ASHRAE offers many recurring publications to help anyone interested in the industry to keep up-to date with emerging research, trends and ideas. The monthly Journal of the Society explores issues such as indoor air quality, energy management, solar developments, and more. eSociety will keep you updated on official Society and Chapter activities monthly. Insights explores articles of interest to its members. All three are available online with a society membership!
ASHRAE is very active in imploring the governments around the globe to adopt better practices and legislation to improve the built environment. Keeping up to date with the the society's involvement in government affairs is important in today's current climate. Keep up to date by subscribing here to get monthly updates on where the industry meets government.
The HVAC&R Industry e-Newsletter is a weekly e-newsletter to help you keep up-to-date with the latest . Best of all, it's free to both ASHRAE members and non-members. Subscribe to the HVAC&R Industry eNewsletter to stay in the loop!
To find out more about ASHRAE Student Activities in Toronto, please contact:
Student Activities Chair
ASHRAE Toronto Chapter