Welcome

Welcome to ASHRAE’s Premier West Virginia Chapter: Source for Indoor Built Environment Information​.

The West Virginia ASHRAE Chapter provides technical. leadership and education support to the WV Building Owners and Design + Construction + Support Community. Local focus areas: green buildings, energy efficient buildings, Indoor air quality, water management, energy codes, refrigeration, HVAC, energy recovery, zero energy use – primarily in nonresidential buildings. ASHRAE supports the Indoor Built Environment with Standards, Research and Training.

The WV ASHRAE Chapter includes the entire state of WV. Chapter members typically live in, work in, or have an interest in ASHRAE activities within WV. Chapter meetings occur from Sept thru May mainly in Charleston with optional meetings in other locations throughout the state. The three main chapter events are the March EXPO in Charleston, the Chapter HVACR training day in April and the WV High Performance Building Day (HPBD) in Sept.

The WV Chapter is a Premier Chapter of ASHRAE, an International Society. Last checked there are just 8 Premier Chapters in the world. There are about 155 Chapters.

The ASHRAE Society is an international organization of over 56,000 members.  ​​

We invite you to explore our website, attend our meetings and events, further your education and career with ASHRAE products, standards, guidelines and networking support. Our Young Engineers Activities are for ASHRAE members under 35 and our Student Branches at WVU and Marshall are for engineers at those schools.

We love to hear from you. If you want to learn more or have questions, give me (James Lowry, Chapter President,  504.817.9857) or Art Hallstrom, Membership Chair (859.940.0508) a call.

This web site is maintained by the WV ASHRAE Chapter. It does not present positions of the ASHRAE 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, visit the ASHRAE home page at http://www.ashrae.org. Webmaster:  Jennings Davis,  c192web@ashrae.net