Government Affairs

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    Welcome to the Twin Tiers Government Affairs Page
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    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 appropriate organizations.

ASHRAE Leadership Testifies
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On Tuesday, November 20, ASHRAE’s President and President-Elect testified before the Standing Committee on Natural Resources at the House of Commons of Canada.

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The 9-week program in Washington DC enables future engineers to see firsthand the importance of getting involved in public policy. Applications are due December 31.

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Find out how to get involved in communicating with elected officials and policy makers, including through the Government Affairs Committee and Government Outreach Days.

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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.

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