Welcome to the ASHRAE Region XI Website!

“Region XI Delegate Training, March 2023, Vancouver BC”


We proudly serve over 3,300 members in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan; and the states of Alaska, Oregon, and Washington.

We are a unique and diverse region that spans four time zones across the western half of Canada and the northwestern corner of the United States.  Traversing mountains, prairies and oceans and various climates, we celebrate our differences, embrace our similarities and are proud to work together to be Region XI. 


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!

Research Promotion

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

Membership Promotion

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

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 Affairs

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 and Regional Chair

"Welcome to the ASHRAE Region XI Website! Our Region focuses on serving our 11 Chapters, as well as supporting our Society. This includes volunteering for participation in various committees at the chapter, region, and technical functions of our Society. The opportunities to develop leadership skills are many so if you are interested in serving at any level, we would encourage you to contact your chapter president to share this information. Of course, we thank all of our members for what you do for ASHRAE – we couldn’t do it without you! "
Eileen Jensen
Director and Regional Chair, 2021 - 2024

Latest News & Updates

Uncovering Unconscious Bias in the HVAC&R Industry

“Equity is the goal we strive for,” says Vice President Dunstan Macauley, P.E., HBDP, Member ASHRAE. Regional Vice Chair for the Young Engineers in ASHRAE Committee Carrie Anne Monplaisir, Associate …

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Lessons Learned: What I Wish I’d Known When I Became an Engineer

“I think just being visible and accessible is the key to mentorship. When you open yourself up to the opportunity—whether you’re giving it or receiving it—then friendships are formed and …

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ASHRAE Task Force for Building Decarbonization

ASHRAE’s Task Force for Building Decarbonization (TFBD) was formed in Spring 2021 as an initiative of President Chuck Gulledge and President-Elect Mick Schwedler. Jurisdictions globally are confronting climate change and …

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