Each of the members on this list have been chosen through careful research based on the following criteria:
- Active Teaching. All of these professors are actively teaching or mentoring students at an accredited college.
- Publication. Many of these professors have been published in online or print professional journals.
- Thought Leadership. Professors on this list have been chosen due to their leadership in the HVAC heating systems community, based on speaking engagements or research contribution.
- Extracurricular Involvement. Each of these individuals are involved in both teaching and outside professional engagements, such as HVAC heating education, advocacy and activism groups.