The Value of an ASPE Membership

When you join ASPE, you become part of a worldwide family of plumbing engineering and design professionals and gain immediate access to their combined technical knowledge and industry support. ASPE members are leaders in the plumbing engineering industry, and joining their ranks offers invaluable networking and career-advancement opportunities. Our members benefit from ASPE's international exposure, and our involvement in national and local legislative initiatives helps strongly convey the important role of plumbing engineers and designers in the construction industry.

In addition to sharing professional knowledge, ASPE members also like to have fun. Local ASPE Chapters and special-interest groups such as ASPE Young Professionals and Women of ASPE host social networking events throughout the year. With more than 6,200 ASPE members, a fellow professional is never far away.

Membership Classifications

Full Member

Industry professionals with eight years of experience in plumbing engineering or a related engineering field.


Student Member

Individuals attending a recognized university, college, community college, vocational, or technical trade school full time or part time in a curriculum related to plumbing design.


Associate Member

Professionals engaged in plumbing design as consultants or engineers with less than eight years of industry experience.


Governmental Member

Anyone employed by a municipal, state, or federal government for checking and/or inspection of all plumbing system design criteria.


Affiliate Member

Individuals involved in the production or marketing of plumbing products.


Special Member

Anyone employed by or doing business as a contractor or having a special interest in plumbing design who does not meet any of the qualifications for membership in any other grade.


Membership Benefits

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Handbooks, Technical Books & Manuals

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Newsletters, Journals & Reports

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Plumbing Engineering & Design Tables App


ASPE Connect Online Community

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Special Pricing & Discounts

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Conventions, Expositions & Symposiums


Professional Development Programs Offering CEUs

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Alfred Steele Scholarship Program

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Local Chapter Affiliation & Meetings

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Networking and Leadership Opportunities

Membership Opportunities



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Make the Most of Your Membership

We are pleased to announce some new membership initiatives to help you make the most of your ASPE membership. Please see descriptions of these initiatives below, or for more information, contact the Membership Department at [email protected].

Multiple-Year Membership Renewal

Save on your ASPE membership dues if you join or renew for more than one year!

  • 5% Discount for a two-year renewal.
  • 10% Discount for a three-year renewal.

Early Renewal Discount for First Year Members

As a first year member, ensure your benefits at a discount by renewing early. Renew by the eight month of your membership and receive reduced dues for your second year!

  • Eligable for those who joined after July 1, 2018.
  • Available for only 125 members per quarter

Multiple Chapter Affiliation

Did you know that there is no limit to the number of Chapters in which members can affiliate?

  • First chapter affiliation is standard dues of $190.
  • Additional chapter affiliations are only $80 each!
  • Member must designate a home Chapter.
  • Member can serve on Board of directors for any non-home Chapter.
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