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New Certified Professionals, May 2023

New Certified Professionals, May 2023

The following earned ASHRAE certifications in April 2023:

Name, ASHRAE Chapter 

Alain Achkar, Lebanese

Ahmed Elsaeed Attallah, Cairo

Methmal Balasooriya

Jeremy EP Curtis, Hong Kong

Fredy Dhas

Ari Golden, New York City

Moawia Ibrahim Ahmed Hamed, Saudi Arabia

Muhammad Irfan, Central Pakistan

Ivaldy Jonathan

Jacob Ludlow, Toronto

Mihai Mateescu, Ottawa Valley

Matthew Neal

Jacob Pleis, Sacramento Valley

Saim Riyaz

Hamit Coskun Sadikovic, National Capital

Ameir Salum, Qatar Oryx

Jeffrey A. Wiedrick, Rochester

Nancy G. Williams, Northwest Arkansas


Name, ASHRAE Chapter 

Jireh Peng, Puget Sound

Nick Schock, British Columbia

Guangyao Shao

iRut Wattanasak, Western Michigan

Name, ASHRAE Chapter 

Glen D. Monson, Idaho




Building Commissioning Professional (BCxP)  
The BCxP certification, an ANSI-accredited certification program, validates competency to lead, plan, coordinate and manage a commissioning team to implement commissioning processes in new and existing buildings. 


Building Energy Assessment Professional (BEAP)  
The BEAP certification, an ANSI-accredited certification program, validates competency to assess building systems and site conditions; analyze and evaluate equipment and energy usage; and recommend strategies to optimize building resource utilization. BEAPs also qualify to perform In Operation ratings for ASHRAE’s Building Energy Quotient (bEQ) program. 


Building Energy Modeling Professional (BEMP)  
The BEMP certification, an ANSI-accredited certification program, validates competency to evaluate, select, implement, calibrate and interpret the results of energy modeling software when applied to new and existing building and systems energy performance.  BEMPs also qualify to perform As Designed ratings for ASHRAE’s Building Energy Quotient (bEQ) program. 


Certified HVAC Designer (CHD) 
The CHD certification validates competency of the HVAC Designer to design HVAC systems to meet building/project requirements, including load calculations, equipment selection and sizing, mechanical equipment room design, duct and piping design and layout for the development of HVAC plans for permit and construction. 


High-Performance Building Design Professional (HBDP)  
The HBDP certification, an ANSI accredited certification program, validates competency to design and integrate sustainable HVAC&R systems into high performing buildings. 


Healthcare Facility Design Professional (HFDP)  
The HFDP certification validates competency to incorporate standards, guidelines and regulatory codes as well as unique healthcare facility requirements and design principles in HVAC system design. 


Operations & Performance Management Professional (OPMP)  
The OPMP certification validates competency to manage facility operations and maintenance to achieve building performance goals, including those related to indoor environmental quality, health and safety.