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ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is a global society advancing human well-being through sustainable technology for the built environment. The Society and its members focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality and sustainability within the industry. Through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education, ASHRAE shapes tomorrow’s built environment today. Region IV encompasses 7 chapters in the Southeastern United states.


Steve Marek, PE

Region IV Director & Regional Chair

Hello and welcome to the Region IV website.  Within this site you will find links to all the information that helps support the seven chapters within our region.  We hope that you will find what it is you are looking for and if not, please feel free to reach out to us.

Thank you.


Andrew Linwood Cochrane

It is with great sadness that we share Andrew Linwood Cochrane passed away peacefully at home in Greensboro, North Carolina, on Thursday, January 13, 2022 after a 20-month battle with cancer.

Andy was an active member of ASHRAE for 25 years. He was heavily involved in regional activities and a staple of the North Piedmont Chapter serving as Chapter President in 2005, winning the coveted Rudy Ferguson Memorial Award. Andy received the ASHRAE Distinguished Service Award, the Regional Award of Merit, Chapter Service Award, and numerous other awards and honors. He was currently serving Region IV as the Region Nominating Committee Member and served on numerous Standard Committees.

His legacy will live on with all of us that were fortunate to know him. He will be deeply missed.

A celebration of life will be held at First Presbyterian Church of Greensboro, NC on Saturday, February 5th at 2 pm and can be live streamed through  His family has asked in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Cochrane Girls Education Fund at PO Box 4679, Greensboro, NC 27404.
Online condolences can be left here

First Presbyterian Church of Greensboro

617 N Elm St
Greensboro, NC 27401 

ASHRAE Mission

To serve humanity by advancing the arts and sciences of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration and their allied fields.


A healthy and sustainable built environment for all.

Region IV Committees

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Follow this link to the Regional subject matter experts. 

2022 Chapter Regional Conference

We will be meeting in person for the CRC!  Join us in Charleston, SC.
August 11 -13, 2022

ASHRAE 2021-2022 Presidential Address

Personal Growth. Global Impact. Feed the Roots.
2021-22 ASHRAE President Mick Schwedler shares the Society theme during his inaugural address at the 2021 ASHRAE Virtual Annual Conference on June 30, 2021


2022 ASHRAE Annual Conference 

Join us JUNE 25-29, 2022 for the 2022 ASHRAE Annual Conference.

The 2022 ASHRAE Annual Conference will be a hybrid experience, offering both in-person and virtual options for attendees. The in-person conference will be held in Toronto, ON, Canada at the Sheraton Centre and Hilton Toronto.

2022 marks the Toronto Chapter’s 100th anniversary! 

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