BOSTON — Integrated Environmental Solutions (IES), a provider of integrated performance analysis software and consulting services for sustainable building design, announced that project manager, Liam Buckley, earned the Building Energy Modeling Professional certification from the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).
This ASHRAE certification program attests to an individual’s ability to evaluate, choose, use, calibrate, and interpret the results of energy modeling software when applied to building and systems energy performance and economics. It also confirms an individual’s competence to model new and existing buildings and systems with their full range of physics.
“An ASHRAE certification benefits building owners, employers, and individuals,” ASHRAE President Lynn G. Bellenger said. “Firms who employ ASHRAE-certified professionals are better able to promote their services, and individuals who are certified approach their responsibilities with greater confidence. ASHRAE certification helps professionals demonstrate that they have mastered a certain body of knowledge and can provide outstanding services in their area of expertise.”
The computer-based exam is offered at testing facilities across the United States and in 19 other nations. Persons interested in earning the certification must meet certain eligibility requirements and submit a completed application. A list of recommended resources from ASHRAE and other sources is available. For more information, visit www.ashrae.org/BEMP.