Lonmark International, a non-profit trade association for certification, education and promotion of interoperability standards for the benefit of manufacturers, integrators and end users, marked the first anniversary of its successful Professional Certification Testing Program.

The program tests and certifies engineers, integrators, and designers, to ensure that building owners and occupants have the most qualified people working on their building automation projects.

The test is open to any industry professional involved in the design, specification, integration or installation of LON control networks. Those passing the test are recognized LonMark Certified Professionals and hold the credentials associated with comprehensive LON technology knowledge.

As a bonus to LONMARK members, who have passed the credentialling program requirements, their contact information will be published in the Certified Professional section of the LONMARK website.

The LONMARK Professional Certification test is a comprehensive online test, which can only be taken at the certified LONMARK Testing Centers. The 150 multiple-choice questions cover 12 subject areas, including: LONWORKS history and terminology, physical and logical network structuring, installation, communication, LONWORKS and IP, and user interfaces. The test is currently available in English and German, with other languages to follow.

Visit www.lonmark.org/testing for additional information.