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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 among peers, in the workplace and among clients
      • Demonstrate competency in critical building operations and performance management knowledge, skills and abilities
      • The OPMP digital badge guarantees enhanced recognition
      • ANSI-accredited, 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.

    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.