Foundation for ISHRAE is a Company registered under Section 8 Companies Act, 2013 (18 of 2013) and rule 18 of the Companies (Incorporation) Rules, 2014]. The Corporate Identity Number is U73100DL2020NPL363681

The Foundation is a Not-for-Profit Organisation promoted by Indian Society of Heating Refrigerating & Air Conditioning Engineers (ISHRAE ) to engage in Research, Science & Technology, particularly in Heating , Ventilating , Air conditioning & Refrigeration and Building Engineering Services with focus on preservation of Environment .

Foundation for ISHRAE Research Science Technology may also be referred to by its acronym ‘FIRST’.