About

Mission: To serve humanity by advancing the arts and sciences of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration and their allied fields.

Vision: A healthy and sustainable built environment for all.

Our History

ASHRAE was formed as the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers by the merger in 1959 of American Society of Heating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHAE) founded in 1894 and The American Society of Refrigerating Engineers (ASRE) founded in 1904.

As early as 1914 a group of 20 or 25 Kansas City area people engaged in the heating and ventilating trade started to meet periodically in Kansas City…


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What We Do

The KC Chapter brings together those involved in the local HVAC&R industry and provides opportunities for professional growth, continuing education and social interaction while advancing ASHRAE Societies Mission and Vision.

The Chapter achieves this by hosting events such as regular monthly meetings, education presentations, facility tours, annual Top Golf and Golf Tournaments as well as various other activities throughout the year.


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Presidents Message

Welcome to the new ASHRAE year!  I hope everyone had an enjoyable summer.  What a summer it has been for our chapter.  We hosted the annual conference here in Kansas City and it couldn’t have gone any better.  A huge thank you to all the volunteers that contributed to the success of the event.   

 We have some great events lined up for the year and are putting a focus on opportunities to serve our local communities.  it’s really an exciting time to be a part of the Kansas City Chapter of ASHRAE. 

We’ll be kicking off the new year with a presentation by Nick Pearce regarding Design Considerations of Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems.  Also our second annual TopGolf event will be fast approaching in October so keep an eye out for it.


Meet the leadership team