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Full details about AEE's
Fast Track CRM Preparatory Course
for Carbon & GHG Reduction Managers

Online Training for Energy Involved Professionals Seeking
Carbon Reduction Manager (CRM) 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

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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.


ERIC A. WOODROOF, Ph.D., C.E.M., is widely recognized both nationally and internationally for helping energy/environmental projects get approved and implemented. His focus is to help clients develop projects which are both profitable and simultaneously beneficial to the environment. He brings to this program over 15 years in energy management, consulting and training, having developed profit improvement strategies at over 200 facilities. His clients have included the U.S. Public Health Service, Ford, GM, Hertz, Visteon, Tulsa International Airport. He has written widely in the field, with emphasis on how to implement cost reduction and environmental projects. Dr. Woodroof is Chairman of AEE's Carbon & GHG Reduction Manager (CRM) program certification board, and a board member for the AEE's Certified Energy Manager (CEM) program since 1999.

Other experts may also facilitate instruction of specific modules of this program.


Presented online in a series of five 2-hour time modules, this course will help you maximize your understanding of the most critical areas of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, carbon reduction and reporting. You will learn advanced techniques designed to enable you to achieve the most GHG savings for your efforts. The seminar is also structured to provide the specific training and background needed by professionals preparing to sit for AEE's Certified Carbon & GHG Reduction Manager (CRM®) exam. The course agenda includes updates on topics of current importance to all individuals involved in the management of carbon emissions.

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 Carbon & GHG Reduction Manager (CRM). In the constantly evolving carbon management market, being recognized as a certified professional can be an important key to your professional success. This web-based course is designed to serve as your fast-paced study guide to becoming a certified Carbon Reduction Manager, a credential now awarded by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) to qualified professionals.

The instructional program provides broad-based training in the critical areas of carbon management and control of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, showcasing proven techniques to identify opportunities and successfully implement a carbon management program aligned with all current standards and protocols.

During this realtime online program, you will learn how to:

  • Interpret current trends and legal requirements
  • Set up a GHG emissions program
  • Conduct carbon audits
  • Report carbon emissions (compliant with international standards)
  • Complete the emissions verification process
  • Integrate reduction projects
  • Trade emissions and offsets
  • Structure financing and marketing to maximize project success

Some additional benefits to your organization will include:

  • Being prepared for new legislation that could affect your organization.
  • Increased business efficiencies and profits,
  • Energy, water, waste, taxes (and other resource) savings,
  • Improved company image and marketing opportunities.

About CRM Certification. This fast-paced review course covers the full scope of subjects which are addressed on the CRM exam. For more about CRM certification and testing, 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 Fast Track CRM Preparatory Course for Carbon Reduction & GHG Managers Online Seminar are currently scheduled. The program consists of five 2-hour teleconferencing sessions, for a total of 10 hours of instruction.



This course is designed to help facility managers, utility officials, consultants, contractors, financial officers, and energy service company professionals prepare to take AEE's Certified Carbon Reduction Manager (CRM) examination, as well as become more aware and effective at implementing profitable green strategies. Those who will significantly benefit from the Fast Track CRM Preparatory Course for Carbon Reduction & GHG Managers Online Seminar include:

  • Energy managers
  • Facility managers
  • VPs of operations
  • Corporate financial officers
  • Certified professionals including CEMs, BEPs, CSDPs, GBEs and CBCPs
  • Environmental professionals
  • Energy service company professionals
  • Utility professionals
  • Large industrial and institutional energy users

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

Terese Lavallee: (770) 925-9633