TC Form for Reviewing Older ASHRAE Publications

ASHRAE staff needs your expertise! Thank you for taking the time to review this publication. Please complete this form, which will be submitted to ASHRAE Special Publications staff. If you have any questions about this form, please contact

The following checklist is a starting point that TC members can use when asked to review an older ASHRAE publication. The TC may wish to apply additional criteria not listed here.


  • Does this publication address a topic that is of interest/valuable to those in the HVAC&R industry today?
  • Is the information provided in this publication current or out of date?
  • Are there advances in the industry, revised best practices, etc., that should be included in this publication?
  • What do you recommend as the next step for this publication?
  • If you recommend that ASHRAE revise/update and sell a new edition of this publication
    • Do you feel a revision of this publication would require new research to be conducted?
    • Do you feel the TC is capable of completing the required revision work?
    • Do you feel the revision could be completed on a volunteer basis or would require funding?


  • ASHRAE strives to maintain a reputation as the “Standard of the Industry” in HVAC&R matters. In this context, please choose the below description that most accurately represents your overall evaluation of this publication as one that contributes to this reputation. This publication…
  • Is the technical content of this publication accurate (free of errors)?
  • Is there another publication on the market (published by ASHRAE or any other entity) that better covers the information discussed in this publication?
  • Are the reference citations in this publication current or out of date?
  • Does the author effectively communicate his/her ideas and concepts?
  • Which of the following most closely describes the balance between theory and practice in this publication?
  • Please mark the descriptions that most accurately describe each of the following elements of this publication.
    (Check all that apply)
    Examples/problems/sidebars (if any)
If there are additional characteristics that affected your opinion of this publication, please tell us about them: