Membership Benefits

  • Nationally-recognized certification program for building automation technicians. The certification process will be designed for compliance with standards ANSI/ISO/IEC 17024-03, ANSI/ASTM E2659-09, and ANSI/IACET 1-07.
  • Online employment and career marketplace to match trained BAS trade professionals with employers. Interview and soft skills resources available for prospective employees.
  • Access to regional and national centers of BAS education and training programs, facilitated through ACP’s Council of Academic Leaders and Practitioners (CAL-P) Regional Centers of Excellence in building automation systems.
  • Online library of industry guidelines for the educational benefit of members.
  • BAS vendors, manufacturers and distributors directory; and links to technical and engineering tools vetted by ACP.
  • Access to ACP discount codes on product purchases manufactured by ACP preferred partners.
  • Online resources of educational modules, marketplace resources, technical support and interactive open-source forum for creating knowledge partnerships to prepare the 21st century BAS workforce.
  • Scholarships to students of BAS or BAS-related programs, as funds allow.
  • Customized consultancy for curriculum review and development reflecting pedagogical best practices, and for customized BAS lab design and development.
  • Online and on-site customized training, through consultancy services.
  • Grants and funding opportunities for affiliates, partners, and sponsors through collaborative program or project solicitations.
  • Networking opportunities at conferences, workshops, social media, and via online forum.
  • Conferences, workshops, seminars, and other events to promote professional development.
  • ACP reports, handbooks, and surveys on BAS and energy management research and trends for teaching, research, and administrative use.
  • Web-based communications and resources on technical support, contact information of BAS manufacturers and distributors; and links to technical and engineering tools vetted by ACP.
  • Monthly digital newsletter significant news and information relevant to BAS and energy management systems.
  • Member institution programs and profiles on ACP website.

Signup Deadlines

Schedule of Fees

CAL-P Activities

  • ​Serve as regional centers of excellence for BAS education and certification;
  • Host regional BAS train-the-trainer workshops which provide leadership to other institutions, and are co-planned by ACP;
  • Participate in regional and national BAS, and BAS-related research leading to publication;
  • Partner with ACP in the identification and pursuit of grant funding supportive of programmatic development and dissemination of best practices;
  • Jointly work with ACP to develop national presence and recognition for excellence in BAS and BAS-related education and pedagogical methods;

Membership Deadlines

Option A Option B
Membership Category July 01, 2017 -
June 30, 2018
October 01, 2017 -
September 30, 2018
  Due Date Due Date
CAL-P Founders Circle
(25% Discount, Additional Benefits*)
June 30, 2017 Not Applicable
3-year Recurring Membership
(25% Discount)
June 30, 2017 September 30, 2017
Early Bird Membership & Renewal
(10% Discount)
April 30, 2017 July 30, 2017
Promotional Membership & Renewal
(5% Discount)
May 30, 2017 August 30, 2017
General Membership & Renewal
(No Discount)
June 30, 2017 September 30, 2017

* Additional benefits available to CAL-P Founders Circle members. For details, contact ACP.

Schedule of Fees

Category Description Price Member Institution Price Non-member Price Member Institution Savings
Annual Dues (Per Year) CAL-P Founders Circle or 3-year Recurring Membership $ 3,000 $ 2,250 $ 3,000 $ 750
Early Bird Membership & Renewals $ 3,000 $ 2,700 $ 3,000 $ 300
Promotional Membership & Renewals $ 3,000 $ 2,850 $ 3,000 $ 150
General Membership & Renewals $ 3,000 $ 3,000 $ 3,000
Individual Membership (1) (Per Year) CAL-P Designee Only (one person) $ 149 $ 0 $ 149
Faculty and Staff (per person) $ 149 $ 49 $ 100
Students (per person) $ 79 $ 19 $ 60
Non-member Institution (per person) $ 449 $449
Certification Test Fees Entry-level Technicians (per test) $ 199 $ 99 $ 199 $ 100
Professional I (per test) $ 399 $ 199 $ 399 $ 200
Scholarships Member Institution Students ACP contribution Vary
Partner Product Discounts Siemens (5 - 40% selected products) Vary Vary Vary
EasyIO (selected products) Vary Vary Vary
Base Endeavors (selected products) Vary Vary Vary
Marketplace Resources Access to careers and jobs marketplace (per person per year) $ 99 $ 0 $ 99 $99 (Vary)
Consultancy Complimentary (up to 4 hours/year) $ 600 $ 0 $ 600
Customized ($150/hour) $ 150 $125 $150 Vary
Events Conferences, Webinars, Seminars Vary Up to 20% Up to 20% (Vary)
Trade Shows/Booth & Display Up to 20%
Campus Showcase Events Vary Vary Vary
Guidance Resources Reports, Handbooks, and Guides Vary Up to 20% Vary
Online Videos and Learning Tools Vary Up to 20% Vary
Grants and Funding Grants/funding partnership Vary $ 0 Vary
Access to grants database $199 $ 0 $ 199 $199
BAS Programs Member Institution program profiles $ 99 $ 0 $ 99 $ 99
Products and Vendors Info Directory of BAS products and vendors. "ACP Approved" list $59 $ 0 $59 $59
Online Interactive Forum Interactive discussions with experts, peers, and other BAS stakeholders ACP Contribution $ 0

(1) = Individual membership prices are not included in the institutional price

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