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By Jodi Scott - Ashrae. ATLANTA – Three ASHRAE certifications have received accreditation from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), joining the High Performance Building Design Professional (HBDP) certification that was accredited last year.
Accreditation was approved May 23 for ASHRAE’s Building Energy Assessment Professional (BEAP), Building Energy Modeling Professional (BEMP) and Commissioning Process Management Professional (CPMP) under International Organization for Standardization (ISO)/International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) 17024:2012.
“Obtaining accreditation from ANSI speaks to the credibility of ASHRAE’s certification program, while demonstrating to the industry the value of those who hold the certifications,” David Underwood, P.Eng., CPMP, said. “As a holder of ASHRAE’s CPMP, I am grateful for the added value that comes from ANSI approval.”
The certifications that were accredited are:
More information about the program can be found at www.ashrae.org/certification.
ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is a global society advancing human well-being through sustainable technology for the built environment. The Society and its more than 50,000 members worldwide focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, refrigeration and sustainability. Through research, standards writing, publishing, certification and continuing education, ASHRAE shapes tomorrow’s built environment today. More information can be found at www.ashrae.org/news.