Hard copy

The AIRAH Technical Handbook is one of the most valuable benefits of an AIRAH membership. It is regarded as the go-to resource for our industry’s professionals and practitioners.

The sixth edition of the AIRAH Technical Handbook (released in April 2021) includes eight sections and over 240 pages of information.

Hard copy orders are available for the sixth edition of the AIRAH Technical Handbook via AIRAH's web store.

You can also bundle a new AIRAH Affiliate membership (Affil.AIRAH) and a hard copy Technical Handbook.

Sixth edition AIRAH Technical Handbook hard copy pricing: 
Member: $149
Non-member: $574 (save $35 on a one-year Affiliate membership)*

* The purchase of the AIRAH Technical Handbook by a non-member is packaged with a one-year AIRAH Affiliate membership. This total price includes the cost of an AIRAH membership, including the $110 new member join fee.

Members of organisations where AIRAH has Memorandums of Understandings in place (ASHRAE, IIAR, IOR, IRHACE, ISHRAE, SHASE) can receive the AIRAH member rate on their purchase. Please email [email protected] for more information.

Order the AIRAH Technical Handbook

For more information on the digital version – available free, exclusively to AIRAH members and including appendices A–K – please click here.


Sections (hard copy + digital)

Appendices (digital)

  1. General and fundamentals
  2. Design data
  3. Heat transfer and insulation
  4. Air distribution systems
  5. Pipe systems
  6. Heating, ventilation and air conditioning
  7. Noise and vibration
  8. Refrigeration

  1. General – supplementary material
  2. Psychrometrics – supplementary material
  3. Thermal properties of materials
  4. Duct design examples
  5. Controls and HVAC
  6. Metering and monitoring
  7. Improving a building performance rating
  8. Cogeneration designer checklist
  9. Refrigeration – supplementary material
  10. Corrosion
  11. Climate data

This page was last updated April 8, 2021