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OPMP – Operations and Performance Management Professional Certification

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OPMP Certification

Developed with the participation of APPA and the General Services Administration (GSA), the OPMP certification validates competency to do the following:

Manage facility operations and maintenance to achieve building performance goals, including those related to indoor environmental quality, health and safety.

  • OPMP Advantage ▼

    Why Building O&M Professionals Value the ASHRAE OPMP

      • Elevate your reputation and career opportunities >> See survey data
      • Demonstrate competency in critical building operations and performance management knowledge and skills >> See who’s a OPMP
      • The OPMP digital badge guarantees enhanced recognition
      • ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) accredited personnel certification program, under ISO/IEC 17024 (ID #1139), ensuring fairness and validity

    Why Employers Support the ASHRAE OPMP

      • 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
      • Enhanced compliance with applicable local, state and federal requirements

    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.

  • Recertify ▼

    Renew Your OPMP Certification

    Recertify Now

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


    Reminder: as the OPMP program is being sunsetted, all OPMP certifications will expire Dec. 31, 2027.  ASHRAE will continue to market the value of the OPMP certification on, through Dec. 31, 2027.
     NEW! All OPMPs may recertify through Dec. 31, 2027.  Please find the following related renewal scenarios:

    • An OPMP with a certification expiration date of Dec. 31, 2024, may recertify one additional time for three (3) years of eligibility through Dec. 31, 2027, paying the full application fee. 
    • An OPMP with a certification expiration date of Dec. 31, 2025, may recertify one additional time for two (2) years of eligibility through Dec. 31, 2027, paying 67% of the full application fee. Note: use Discount Code OPMP2025 when applying.
    • An OPMP with a certification expiration date of Dec. 31, 2026, may recertify one additional time for one (1) year of eligibility through Dec. 31, 2027, paying 50% of the full application fee. Note: use Discount Code OPMP2026 when applying.

        In all cases, forty-five (45) professional development hours (PDHs) will be needed.

    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
    • Download a Candidate Guidebook to learn more

    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.


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

Learn More about the OPMP Certification Advantage

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

Hear from Mark Bettin, OPMP about the OPMP Advantage.