American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)

The ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers) student chapter at Bradley University is a knowledge based organization which emphasizes education, leadership and industrial partnerships. One of the primary objectives of ASHRAE is to educate our members through guest speakers who are experts in the field of heat transfer and refrigeration. In addition to classroom learning, ASHRAE members are directly involved in HVAC engineering applications through joint research projects with industry and government. The ultimate goal of ASHRAE is to support the science of thermal comfort and climate control engineering and to ensure the success of this technology well into the future.


  • ASHRAE Conferences - Students travel to regional and national ASHRAE conferences. Guest speakers have also been brought in to speak on campus at Bradley.
  • ASHRAE Student Projects - Previous ASHRAE-funded student projects have included a Vapor Compression Trainer and a Heat Exchanger Trainer.


Faculty Advisor

  • Dr. David Zietlow