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CDP – Certified Decarbonization Professional Certification

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Earn a CDP Certification

The CDP certification program validates competency of the decarbonization professional to do the following: 

Assess, analyze, and develop effective and sustainable strategies that reduce/eliminate the life-cycle carbon footprint of new and existing buildings.

  • CDP Advantage ▼

    Key Dates:

    • Apply anytime through June 30 at the current low application fee.
    • Sit for the CDP exam beginning August 21 at any of ASHRAE’s 1,000+ test center locations worldwide.
    • CDP exam result released immediately upon conclusion of exam.

    Why Pursue the ASHRAE CDP?

    • Demonstrate to peers, employers and building owners that you have the knowledge and skill competencies needed to assess, analyze, and develop effective and sustainable strategies that reduce/eliminate the life-cycle carbon footprint of new and existing buildings.
    • Elevate your reputation and career opportunities >> See survey data.
    • The CDP digital badge guarantees enhanced recognition.

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  • Check Eligibility ▼

    Eligibility Checklist

      • Education and Work Experience
      • Code of Ethics
      • Pass CDP Certification Exam

    Download a Candidate Guidebook to learn more. 

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    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 ▼

    Key Dates:

    1. Apply anytime through June 30 at the current low application fee.
    2. Sit for the CDP exam beginning August 21 at any of ASHRAE’s 1,000+ test center locations worldwide.
    3. CDP exam result released immediately upon conclusion of exam.

    APPLY NOW

    Application Fees

    ASHRAE Member: $395 (Note: July 1 fee increases to $495)
    ASHRAE Developing Economies Member: $235 (Note: July 1 fee increases to $295)
    Non-member: $595 (Note: July 1 fee increases to $745)
    Corporate Group: Email Tim Kline or call 678-539-1181 for a quote.

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

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    Questions?

    To learn more about the CDP advantage please call 678-539-1105 or email with any additional questions.

  • Testing ▼

    Key Dates:

    1. Apply by June 7
    2. Sit for the CDP exam anytime June 25 – July 21 at any of ASHRAE’s 1,000+ test center locations worldwide, OR June 26 in Indianapolis at the ASHRAE Annual Conference
    3. CDP exam results released August 15.

    Exciting news!  ASHRAE's new exam delivery partner offers over 1,000 test center locations worldwide, which will meet growing demand for ASHRAE certification. 

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    Questions?

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

  • Get Exam Ready▼

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


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