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Full details about AEE's
Certified Renewable Energy Professional
Preparatory Training Program

Online Training for Energy Involved Professionals Seeking
Renewable Energy Professional (REP) Certification
An interactive program you can complete right from your computer, with two-way live audio via your phone or VOIP

10 Hours of Instruction:
Earns 1.0 CEU / 10 PDH / 2.0 AEE credits toward re-certification

Now accepting registrations for the program beginning
August 21 and December 11, 2017

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AIA Learning Units Eligible

This course has been approved by AIA for continuing education credits. The AIA requires that its registered architect members earn 18 Learning Unit (LU) hours of continuing education credit annually (eight hours of which must be related to Health, Safety, and Welfare topics and four of those eight in Sustainable Design) to remain in good standing. Architectural boards in 40 states, 10 Canadian Provinces, and 19 countries have implemented mandatory continuing education (MCE) for re-licensure.

The Association of Energy Engineers is an approved training provider within the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Continuing Education Systems (CES) Registered Provider program.


STEPHEN A. ROOSA, Ph.D., is president and CEO of a property development and management company located in Louisville, KY. He has over 25 years’ experience in commercial energy management and performance contracting. He is considered internationally to be an expert in energy conservation, energy management, renewables and urban sustainability. Past experience includes energy studies and projects for over 3,500 buildings. Dr. Roosa is a Certified Sustainable Development Professional, Certified Energy Manager, a Certified Indoor Air Quality Professional, a Certified Measurement & Verification Professional, a Certified Energy Monitoring and Control System Designer, a Certified Demand Side Management Specialist, a Certified Building Energy Management Professional, and a LEED Accredited Professional. He holds a Ph.D. in Planning and Urban Development an MBA and an undergraduate degree in Architecture. He is a past president of the AEE and has been inducted into the AEE Energy Manager's Hall of Fame.

Presented online in a series of four live hour time modules, this seminar is designed to provide the specific training and background needed by professionals preparing to sit for AEE's Renewable Energy Professional (REP) certification exam. The course agenda also includes updates on topics of current importance to all individuals involved in all types of renewable energy projects.

You can participate in the seminar from your office, home, or anywhere you have access to the internet and a phone or VOIP. You'll have opportunities to interact with your instructor and colleagues in real time during the six live teleconferencing sessions.


Become a Certified Renewable Energy Professional (REP).
Here's your opportunity to take part in a focused, fast-paced instructional program, designed both to expand your knowledge in the field, and to serve as a preparatory vehicle for the examination required to achieve AEE's Renewable Energy Professional (REP) certification. (Optionally, you may also consider taking the 3 day Fundamentals of Renewable Energy live course, offered at several locations throughout the U.S. each year.)

This online training seminar will provide you with a comprehensive overview of alternative energy sources, applications, technologies and strategies, which when brought together, provide a foundation and means for meeting an organization's renewable energy and sustainability goals. The presentation will explore the various forms of low-carbon energy sources, as well as the environmental impacts of alternative energy. Your instructors will discuss the latest developments relating to wind power systems, solar thermal heating and photovoltaic generation, geothermal heating, and electrical production, bio-fuels, waste-to-energy systems, energy storage, fuel cells, and hydroelectric power among others. Economic issues, along with financial methodologies and incentives will also be considered. Specific areas covered in this program will include:

  • Assessments of the various forms of renewable energy
  • Case examples of renewable energy projects
  • An assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of renewable energy applications
  • Using renewable energy solutions in building applications
  • An eye opening look at new opportunities for using renewable energy
  • Strategies for making a business case for using renewables
  • Lessons learned and pitfalls to avoid

About REP Certification. The requirements to qualify for the certification process have been designed to take into account the possible diversity of education and practical experience an individual may have. Each applicant for REP professional certification must attend either this online seminar or AEE’s live "Fundamentals of Renewable Energy" training seminar, and complete and pass a four-hour written exam, as well as meet specific educational and professional criteria. This seminar program covers the full scope of subjects which are addressed on the REP examination. (Note that the seminar fee does not include the certification application fee.) For more about REP certification and testing and application fees, Click Here.

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FEES (per participant):
$995, regular / $895, AEE member, non-profit org.

NOTE: Seminar fees listed are per person for a single audio and video connection for individual use, and may not be shared with other users. All participants must individually pre-register for the desired course in order to participate. If you would like pricing information on multiple registrations for the same seminar, please contact: Terese Lavallee, phone 770-925-9633, email:

For more details about seminar registration terms, what to do if you miss a session, and AEE's cancellation, substitution or transfer policy CLICK HERE.


The following offering(s) of the Certified Renewable Energy Professional Preparatory Training Program Online Seminar are currently scheduled. The program consists of four 2½ hour teleconferencing sessions, for a total of 10 hours of instruction.

Beginning on August 21-24 and Decmber 11-14, with session dates and times as follows:
Course Module
Times (Eastern time US)
Day 1
3:00 - 5:30 pm
Day 2
3:00 - 5:30 pm
Day 3
3:00 - 5:30 pm
Day 4
3:00 - 5:30 pm
Completion of all four modules is required to receive CEU and PDH Credit, and Course Certificate awarded by AEE.


This course is designed to to meet the training needs of professionals whose roles include supervising and managing renewable energy programs, as well as energy and design professionals, and to help qualified professionals prepare to take AEE's Renewable Energy Professional (REP) certification examination. Those who will significantly benefit from the Certified Renewable Energy Professional Preparatory Training Program Online Seminar include:

  • Energy engineers and design professionals
  • Corporate sustainability and renewable energy program development managers
  • Municipal and institutional renewable energy program development managers
  • VPs of operations
  • "Green" procurement professionals
  • Energy project financing / alternative financing professionals
  • Certified professionals including CEMs, BEPs, CRMs, GBEs, CSDPs and CBCPs
  • Environmental professionals
  • Marketers of green and sustainable products, programs and services
  • ESCO professionals
  • Large industrial and institutional energy users

For registration questions or assistance, call or email...

Terese Lavallee: (770) 925-9633