The Office for Assessment of Professional and Workplace Learning

Here's your roadmap to finishing your University degree faster with APR credits from Building Performance Institute Certifications.

How many college credits is it worth?

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The most current University review identified up to 25 credit(s) in course equivalencies at Thomas Edison State University for successfully completing Building Performance Institute Certifications. A student's credit eligibility is determined according to the submission of appropriate documentation as well as the documented date of successful certification completion. If you completed your certification outside the effective dates listed in the following table, check the notes below the table for any reference to an earlier University review.

The certification components have been divided into the following courses:
(TIP: Hover over each column heading for a description)

BPI Certification Credits TESU Course
Effective Dates For Staff Use
Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Professional3CET-30101/2003 - 02/2018 BPI.ACHP
Building Analyst Professional3CET-20101/2003 - 02/2018 BPI.BA
Envelope Professional3CET-20201/2003 - 02/2018 BPI.ENV
Heating Professional3CET-30301/2003 - 02/2018 BPI.HEAT
Manufactured Housing Professional3CET-30201/2003 - 02/2018 BPI.MH
Multi Family Building Analyst Professional4CET-30401/2004 - 02/2018 BPI.MFBA
Multi Family Energy Efficient Building Operator3CET-10301/2004 - 02/2018 BPI.MFEEB
Residential Building Envelope Whole House Air Leakage Control Installer (RBE-WHALCI)3CET-10401/2008 - 02/2018 BPI.RBEWHA

Note: Students may apply these APR credits at Thomas Edison State University to any part of a degree program, including the area of study, as long as they are appropriate and do not exceed the limitation of transferable credits from any one source. Degree programs related to your APR credits are listed next under “What can I study?”


What can I study?

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How do I get started?

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  • Submit documentation of successful completion

    Students should submit this form to the Building Performance Institute, 107 Hermes Road, Suite 110 Malta, New York 12020. BPI will then send the University a letter verifying the student's successful completion of the credential or achievement.


Can I transfer APR credit to another institution?

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If you are seeking to transfer the APR credits to another college, the decision whether or not to accept these credits in transfer rests with that college. It is the student's responsibility to ensure that the receiving institution's academic policy will allow transfer of each credit. Thomas Edison State University offers a non-degree service called Individual Learning Account that may be helpful.

If you would like to request a copy of the APR report for a particular organization or credential, please email your request to and include the following:

  • Your name
  • Your phone number
  • Your complete mailing address
  • Name of Reviewed Organization or Credential
  • Date you completed course(s), program, or credential

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