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HFDP – Healthcare Facility Design Professional Certification

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Earn a HFDP Certification

The HFDP certification validates competency to Incorporate standards and guidelines as well as unique healthcare facility requirements and design principles in HVAC system design.

  • HFDP Advantage ▼

    Why Healthcare Facility Design Professionals Pursue the ASHRAE HFDP

    • Elevate your reputation and career opportunities >> See survey data
    • Demonstrate competency in critical healthcare facility design knowledge and skills >> See who’s a HFDP
    • The HFDP digital badge guarantees enhanced recognition
    • ANSI-accredited, ensuring fairness and validity
     

    Why Employers Support the ASHRAE HFDP

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

    Eligibility Checklist

      • Education and Work Experience
      • Code of Ethics
      • Pass HFDP 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 HFDP

    Application Fees

    ASHRAE Member: $395
    ASHRAE Developing Economies Member: $235
    Non-member: $595
    Corporate Group: Email Tim Kline or call 678-539-1181 for a quote.

    After ASHRAE approves your application, you will receive instructions on how to schedule your exam 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 call 678-539-1105 or email with any additional questions.

  • Testing ▼

    Approved Certification Candidates may schedule their exam at a computer-based testing location.


    Testing Center

    Testing centers are available throughout the U.S. as well as at non-U.S. locations.

    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 HFDP exam ready by following these few, easy steps:


    Questions?

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

  • Recertify ▼

    Recertify HFDP

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


    Application Fees

    ASHRAE Member: $195
    ASHRAE Developing Economies Member: $115
    Non-member: $295


    Eligibility Checklist

    • Forty-five (45) Professional Development Hours (PDHs)
    • Code of Ethics

    Note: Acceptable evidence of professional development hours (PDHs) earned is supporting documentation issued by a third-party, which includes the name of the certificant and the date earned. In the case of continuing education, supporting documentation also must include the number of clock hours of participation, and a title indicating the subject matter.


    Questions

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

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