ASHRAE Code of Ethics

ASHRAE Bylaws,June 1997

“organized and operated for the exclusive purpose of advancing the arts and sciences of heating, refrigeration, air conditioning, and ventilation, the allied arts and sciences, and related human factors for the benefit of the general public”

We recognize that honesty, fairness, courtesy, competence and integrity must characterize our conduct.

With the foregoing in mind Our efforts shall be directed at all times to the enhancement of the public health, safety and welfare.

  • Our services shall be offered only in areas of our competence.
  • Our products shall be offered only in areas of their suitability.
  • Our public statements shall be issued only in an objective and truthful manner.
  • Our endeavors shall carefully avoid conflicts of interest and the appearance of conflicts of interest.

The confidentiality of clients’ and employers’ business affairs, proprietary
information, and procedures shall be respected.

Approved by the Board of Directors June 22, 1986.