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ASHRAE Awards Vital VP Scott Koehn Certification for Building Energy Modeling Professional

DECEMBER 4 | 2012 | 1:00 PM

ATLANTA – VItal Engineering Vice President Scott Koehn has earned the Building Energy Modeling Professional certification from 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 Tom Watson 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.

ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is a building technology society with more than 50,000 members worldwide. The Society and its members focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, refrigeration and sustainability within the industry. Through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education, ASHRAE shapes tomorrow’s built environment today.