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This arrangement between CIBSE and American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) establishes mutual recognition of their respective requirements for membership.

The agreement provides a fast-track route which enables appropriately qualified members of one organisation to be accorded the appropriate grade of membership of the other.

The following grades of membership are available under the CIBSE/ASHRAE Route:

For CIBSE members applying to ASHRAE:

  • Member CIBSE -Member ASHRAE
  • Fellow CIBSE -Member ASHRAE

For ASHRAE members applying to CIBSE:

  • Member ASHRAE without Professional Engineering Registration - Licentiate CIBSE
  • Member ASHRAE with Professional Engineering Registration - Member CIBSE

Please note that ASHRAE Members applying for Member of CIBSE are required to hold professional engineering registration with a recognised engineering authority. Please contact the CIBSE membership team to check whether your engineering authority is recognised.

CIBSE members wishing to join ASHRAE via this route are advised to download the application form on the ASHRAE website.

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