The Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ISHRAE)
The Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ISHRAE), was founded in 1981 at New Delhi by a group of eminent HVAC&R professionals. ISHRAE today has more than 12,000 HVAC&R professionals as members and additionally there are 7,500 Student-members. ISHRAE operates from 41 Chapters and sub Chapters spread all over India, with HQ in Delhi. It is led by a team of elected officers, who are members of the Society, working on a voluntary basis, and collectively called the Board of Governors. ISHRAE student chapters in more than 150 engineering colleges encourage students to opt for careers in the HVAC&R industry. Knowledge dissemination is done through seminars, quiz contests, plant and site visits. Initiatives of ISHRAE are focused on university students’ contests, in making them aware of subjects like, energy conservation and environmental concerns through drawing competitions, poster design, quiz and planting of trees.
Objectives of “ISHRAE”:
- Advancement of the arts and sciences of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration engineering and related services.
- Continuing education of Members and other interested persons in the said sciences through lectures, workshops, product presentations, publications and expositions.
- Rendition of career guidance and financial assistance to students of the said sciences.
- Encouragement of scientific research.