Welcome to the Twin Tiers Government Affairs Page
Check our page often for updates
on GA events and other information.
ASHRAE Government Affairs Mission Statement:
To establish ASHRAE as a leading source for expertise in the built environment and a resource for
policy-makers in the development of legislation and regulations affecting the public, the HVAC&R
community, and the engineering profession.
To this end the ASHRAE Washington D.C. office will:
Build relationships between the Society and all levels of government in the United States and with
the appropriate international community representatives.
Facilitate the transfer of technical counsel and assistance on matters affecting the public,
engineering profession and ASHRAE professional community.
Collect, digest and disseminate to members and staff relevant information regarding current or
anticipated government actions.
Pursue technology transfer and government funding opportunities independently or jointly with other
Please share a few words about which government affairs/public policy issues are of interest to
you, and how you might want to get involved in or any pressing issues you feel ASHRAE should be
This bi-weekly enewsletter is the best way to keep up with news and notes on recent government
activities in Washington, D.C. of interest to ASHRAE members and others. Keep connected to federal
and state activities.
The Government Affairs Committee is responsible for organizing ASHRAE members to educate local,
state, provincial, and national government bodies and officials in areas of interest to ASHRAE
members, and to promote effective cooperation between ASHRAE members and government. The
committee works to coordinate government affairs efforts and is responsible for developing the
extent and the manner in which ASHRAE implements and pursues actions to influence government
affairs and public policy.