ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is an international organization of 51,000 persons. ASHRAE fulfills its mission of advancing heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education. ASHRAE standards cover terms, definitions, ratings, measurements, thermal performance, and energy conservation in general. Specifically, the standards cover items such as: air-conditioning equipment, condensers and compressors, airflow (outlets/inlets), refrigerants, heat pumps, solar collectors, refrigerators and freezers, positive displacement condensing units, liquid coolers, mechanical refrigeration installations on shipboard, automatic ice makers, proportion of oil in liquid refrigerants, fluid flow measurement of gases, floc point of refrigeration grade oils, and energy conservation.
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