Government Affairs

Tom Kendell

Government Affairs Chair

Onsite Energy Manager – Efficiency Nova Scotia

Phone: 902-802-4419

The Government Affairs Committee is responsible for organizing ASHRAE members to educate local, provincial, and national government bodies and officials in areas of interest to ASHRAE members, and to promote effective cooperation between ASHRAE members and government. The committee works to coordinate government affairs efforts and is responsible for developing the extent and the manner in which ASHRAE implements and pursues actions to influence government affairs and public policy.

Relevant Position Documents

The following position documents have been approved by ASHRAE Society’s Board of Directors, and are available to assist governments and other organizations in developing science-based solutinos to these issues: 

Local Involvement

Hey, we’re just updating our website, so this part hasn’t been brought over yet (we’re volunteers!) 

Contact Tom (info above) if you have any questions, or require the support of our committee for your organization.

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