ASHRAE: Best Professional Association

Post date: Oct 13, 2014 6:57:1 PM

ASHRAE Selected As 2014 Best Of Building Award Recipient By USGBC Members

ATLANTA – ASHRAE is pleased to announce today that it received the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Best of Building award for Best Professional Association.

“ASHRAE is proud to be recognized as the Best Professional Association in the Best of Building Awards,” Tom Phoenix, ASHRAE president, said. “ASHRAE strives to set an example for the industry in sustainability through efforts such as increasing the stringency of its standards, developing guidance that will lead to high performing buildings and offering resources to professionals in the building industry to keep them up to speed with the latest sustainable technology. We look forward to building on our foundation as future industry issues come to the forefront.”

The Best of Building Awards celebrates the year’s best products, projects, organizations and individuals making an impact in green building. Nominees and winners were selected exclusively by the members of USGBC, a vibrant and diverse community of nearly 13,000 of the world’s leading organizations invested in sustainability.

“USGBC’s membership represents a diverse community of leaders that have made significant contributions to the advancement of green building,” said Mahesh Ramanujam, chief operating officer, USGBC. “We congratulate ASHRAE as these peer-chosen awards reflect new and innovative achievements that are to be commended.”

There are 30, peer-selected awardees selected for 48 individual categories in the competition. Awardees were selected based on their region, size and area of specialization and are designed to showcase the most progressive, innovative organizations in the fields of green architecture, landscape, engineering, interior design and manufacturing. A full list of winners can be viewed at