ASHRAE Open Enrollment for Certification in November

Next November 18, 2016 will be carried out tests to opt for one of the ASHRAE certifications, from 9:00 AM in Argentina under the framework of ASHRAE Annual Conference Argentina. During the Congress our President Tim Wentz share with our members. The examination will be held at the headquarters of the UTN in Medrano.

Registration is open until October 28, but I recommend you register as soon as possible to ensure your place. To register visit

"During the months of September and October Chapter Argentina dictate preparatory courses to take the exam and can assist those who are already enrolled," said Florentino Rosson, News Editor Chapter. "This is the second time this year to pay certifications, since in the month of May, under the hospitable congress, gave certification exams 14 candidates, including members from countries such as Chile and Spain were represented . the desire to train and improve the profession is certainly one of the most valuable in today´s world, both in Argentina and internationally tools. " he added.

"The ASHRAE certifications are aimed at all professionals and experts in Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, Heating and sustainable construction Those ASHRAE-certified professionals have the following benefits, among others.:

* A breakthrough in your profession?

* Increased credibility with employers and clients

* The distinction between peers, to be able to perform evaluation tasks accredited by an international organization (BEQ)?

* Integrate payroll country ASHRAE certified professionals on their website, on the page of the region and the Argentine chapter. As a "calling card", to be part of this list enables companies and other professionals directly contact those who have been certified in different specialties.. "He said Rosson.

"The following links provide more information on the six professional certifications ASHRAE:

BEAP - Building Energy Assessment Professional

BEMP - Building Energy Modeling Professional

CPMP - Commissioning Process Management Professional

HFDP - Healthcare Facility Design Professional

HBDP - High-Performance Building Design Professional

OPMP - Operations & Performance Management Professional " agregó Rosson.

La certificación está dirigida a todos los profesionales de la Industria de la Construcción y los miembros ASHRAE tienen un descuento especial cuando aplican al examen. 

Quienes estén interesados en los cursos de preparación en Argentina y/o para mayor información pueden comunicarse con:

Esteban Baccini 

Guillermo Massucco

Florentino Rosón Rodríguez

The exam is in the form of test with multiple-choice questions and evaluates three levels of knowledge: memory, application and analysis. All tests except Commissioning have 115 questions, of which 100 are scored, the other 15 are tested. The Commissioning has 130 test questions 10. Certification applicants whose native language is not English may ask for additional 30 minutes of time in the presentation of the test is 2 hours, for a total of 2.5 hours.

ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is a global society advancing human well-being through sustainable technology for the built environment. The Society and its more than 56,000 members worldwide focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, refrigeration and sustainability. Through research, standards writing, publishing, certification and continuing education, ASHRAE shapes tomorrow’s built environment today. More information can be found at

Non official translation to english by Ing. Gerardo Alfonso - Colombia Chapter.