Maintain your competitive edge with certification as a Health Facility Design Professional (HFDP). The purpose of the HFDP Certification is to increase understanding and knowledge of HVAC&R design in healthcare facilities by assessing an individual’s understanding of the principles and best practices involved in HVAC&R design as they apply to healthcare facilities. As a certified Healthcare Facility Design Professional (HFDP), you can: Rise in a Rising Field; the demand for quality HVAC&R design in health care facilities is growing rapidly, driven by rising energy prices and breakthroughs in energy efficiency technology. Certification as an HFDP shows you have the necessary experience, knowledge, and aptitude. Distinguish yourself; using your designation on your business cards, letterhead, email auto signatures, and proposals gives you a definite competitive edge. This is a great way to enhance your professional reputation. Let ASHRAE Promote Your Services; ASHRAE lists HFDP certificants on its website, in ASHRAE Insights and in ASHRAE press releases. This list puts you right in front of people looking for your services. Promote Your Company or Business; upon request, ASHRAE will provide a link to your company’s website.