We proudly serve over 2,000 members!

Welcome to ASHRAE Region XIV in Europe, where innovation in the field of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration thrives across our diverse network of chapters. With a footprint that stretches from the vibrant cities of Israel to the picturesque landscapes of the UK and beyond, our region encompasses a rich tapestry of cultures, climates, and expertise. Our dedicated chapters work collaboratively to advance sustainable and energy-efficient solutions that make indoor environments comfortable and sustainable, reflecting ASHRAE’s global commitment to enhancing the quality of life through environmentally responsible HVAC&R technology. Join us in shaping the future of the built environment in Region XIV, where the possibilities are as vast as our collective knowledge.

Our Committees

Student Activities

The Student Activities Committee encourages the study of HVAC&R and promotes careers in the HVAC&R industry, through engagement with K-12 and post-secondary students.

Young Engineers in ASHRAE (YEA)

Young Engineers in ASHRAE (YEA) is dedicated to young professional ASHRAE members. If you are 35 years old and younger, this is for you!

Membership Promotion

Membership Promotion Committee is focused on promoting ASHRAE to new members and supporting our existing members.

Research Promotion

Research Promotion Committee manages and supports both the Society-level fundraising and Chapter-level fundraising of the RP Campaign.

Chapter Technology Transfer

CTTC is the group within ASHRAE looks after the distribution of technical knowledge to Chapters from Society and from Society to the Chapters.

Government Afairs

Government Affairs Committee is focused on establishing ASHRAE as a leading source for expertise in the built environment and a resource for policymakers.

A Message From The Director & Regional Chair:


"Our region is home to a remarkable group of professionals dedicated to advancing the HVAC&R industry, and I am honoured to lead this vibrant community. At ASHRAE Region XIV, our scope reaches beyond borders and industries. We aim to be leaders in the global pursuit of net-zero energy and sustainability. In a world facing the urgent challenge of the climate crisis, our commitment to decarbonization and sustainable practices is unwavering. We believe that by pioneering innovative solutions and promoting responsible energy practices, we can make a significant impact in the fight against climate change. As we navigate the dynamic landscape of the built environment in Europe, our region's chapters work tirelessly to drive progress, foster collaboration, and share knowledge. Together, we can create a future where our built environments are not only comfortable and efficient but also environmentally responsible. I invite you to join us in this important mission as we strive to lead the way towards a global net-zero future. Together, we can make a meaningful difference in the fight against the climate crisis, leaving a lasting legacy for generations to come."
Mahroo Eftekhari
Director & Regional Chair (DRC)

Presidential Theme 2023/24

Presidential Address: Challenge Accepted: Tackling the Climate Crisis

We are living in a climate emergency. Our desire to be more comfortable has brought us to a place where we need to make uncomfortable decisions. We can accept the challenge of our day regarding the impact of our buildings on the climate crises by equipping our members with the knowledge they need to design and renovate buildings to address the greenhouse gas emissions of our industry.

Latest Posts & Updates

ASHRAE Region XIV Student Competition 2024 Winners

ASHRAE Region XIV proudly presents you the Winners of the first ASHRAE Region XIV Student Competition. Winner: Francisco Beltrán. Runner-up: Francisco Calhindro Francisco Beltrán is an Industrial and Mechanical Engineer from …

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Portuguese representative wins 1st prize in the global HVAC student competition in South Korea

João Pedro Sousa Mota, winner of the AVAC 2024 award promoted by the Specialization Committee on Air Conditioning Engineering, in partnership with the ASHRAE Portugal Chapter and the Portuguese Section …

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ASHRAE Winter Conference 2024

The ASHRAE Winter Conference 2024, hosted in the city of Chicago, Illinois, USA, from January 20 to 24, witnessed a resounding success for ASHRAE Region XIV. The conference served as …

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