Certification: Certified Commissioning Authority (CxA)

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The CxA program recognizes independent building commissioning professionals who demonstrate the technical, management, and communications skills required for competent performance. The scope of the CxA program is aligned with the certification scheme for commissioning professionals developed by the U.S. Department of Energy's Better Buildings program, which was evaluated and then adopted by the ACG Certification Council.

More than two years of education or training after high school required?
More than two years of work experience required?
Oral or Written Exam Required?
Renewal Required?
Every 3 Year(s)
Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)?
Renew through Re-Examination?
Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)?
Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)?

Online Exam

To schedule a test, you must have already completed and submitted an application for certification and been approved to take the exam. Exams are available at Kryterion external site Testing Centers


The certification has an education level of an Associates of Arts or Associates of Sciences degree or higher and has a work experience requirement of more than 2 years, or requires obtaining a ‘core’ level certification from the same organization.

  • This certification is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
  • This certification is related to military occupational specialties.