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BEAP – Building Energy Assessment Professional Certification

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Earn a BEAP Certification

The BEAP certification, an ANSI-Accredited Personnel Certification Program under ISO/IEC 17024 (#1139), validates competency to assess building systems and site conditions; analyze and evaluate equipment and energy usage; and recommend strategies to optimize building resource utilization.

  • BEAP Advantage ▼

    Why Energy Audit Professionals Pursue the ASHRAE BEAP

    • Elevate your reputation among peers, in the workplace and among clients
    • Demonstrate competency in critical building energy audit knowledge, skills and abilities
    • The BEAP digital badge guarantees enhanced recognition
    • Convenient online proctored testing from your home or office.
    • ANSI-accredited, ensuring fairness and validity
    • Recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
             

    Why Employers Support the ASHRAE BEAP

    • Recruit the most-qualified professionals
    • Elevated reputation and credibility among current and potential customers
    • Enhanced compliance with applicable local, state and federal requirements
    • Provides clear, value-added professional development goal
    • Greater employee job satisfaction and higher retention
  • Check Eligibility ▼

    Eligibility Checklist

      • Education and Work Experience
      • Five (5) Commercial Energy Audits
      • Two (2) Hours of CE in Safety Training
      • Code of Ethics
      • Pass BEAP Certification Exam

    Download a Candidate Guidebook to learn more.


    Key Policies

    Review key policies related to Request for Special Accommodations, Impartiality, Certification Complaint Process, Appeal of Certification Denial, and Guidelines for Suspending, Withdrawing or Reducing the Scope of Certification.


    Questions?

    These Certification FAQs can help. Please call 678-539-1105 or email with any additional questions.

  • Apply Now ▼

    Apply for BEAP

    Application Fees

    The ASHRAE member discounted application fee is $395 (non-member – $595).

    After ASHRAE approves your application, you will receive instructions on how to schedule your exam as a remote online proctored exam at your home or office, or at a computer-based testing location.

    Note: Non-native English speakers may apply to receive an additional 30 minutes of testing time.


    Questions?

    These Certification FAQs can help. Please email or call 678-539-1105 with any additional questions.

  • Testing ▼

    Approved Certification Candidates may schedule their exam as a remote online proctored exam at their home or office, or at a computer-based testing location.

    Remote Online Proctored

    • NEW! Convenient, secure remotely proctored testing coming soon.
    • Schedule and sit for your exam from your home or office
    • Secure, safe exam delivery with a live, remote proctor

    Learn More


    Testing Center

    Testing centers are available worldwide.

    As part of the global effort to contain and mitigate the impact of COVID-19, ASHRAE testing partner PSI has instituted enhanced procedures which in some cases may include the temporary closing of some of the test centers.


    Questions?

    These Certification FAQs can help. Please email or call 678-539-1105 with any additional questions.

  • Get Exam Ready ▼

    Get BEAP exam ready by following these few, easy steps:


    Questions?

    These Certification FAQs can help. Please email or call 678-539-1105 with any additional questions.

  • Recertify ▼

    Renew Your BEAP Certification

    Recertify Now

    Recertification helps ensure BEAPs maintain a level of continuing competence through acceptable professional development in subject matter related to their certification.


    Application Fees

    The ASHRAE Member discounted, on-time application fee is $195 (non-member – $295).


    Eligibility Checklist

      • Five (5) Commercial Energy Audits
      • Two (2) Hours of CE in Safety Training
      • Fifty (50) Professional Development Hours (PDHs), 25 of which may be earned through work experience
      • Code of Ethics

    Questions?

    These Certification FAQs can help. Please email or call 678-539-1105 with any additional questions.

Learn More about the BEAP Advantage

Learn how ASHRAE Certification Digital Badges are a verifiable and powerful representation of your certification achievement.

Hear from Ashley Weekly, BEAP about the BEAP Advantage.

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