AEE SEMINARS Accreditations and Certifications

Many of our courses have received industry recognition.

ANSI Accredited

This certification program has been accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) based on the International Standard ANSI/ISO/IEC 17024. ANSI Standard 17024 is well-recognized within the industry as the highest standard in personnel certification accreditation.

Recognized by U.S. DOE Better Buildings

The certification is now officially recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy as meeting Better Buildings Guidelines. The CEM certification was the first program to receive such recognition.

Recognized in New York City

Local Law 87 for New York City requires all buildings over 50,000 square feet to perform retro- commissioning of systems, and to submit an energy efficiency report based on a building audit performed by a qualified energy auditor. Under Local Law 87, This course is approved and meets such requirements.

Recognized by City of San Francisco

The City of San Francisco's Department of the Environment now recognizes a Professional with this certification and at least two years' experience as qualified to provide energy auditing services. Under the city's Environment Code Chapter 20 Existing Commercial Buildings Energy Performance Ordinance, an energy audit is required every five years.

U.S. Green Building Council Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) Credential Maintenance Program (CMP) Approved Training Course

USGBC's GBCI/CMP program facilitates access to high quality professional development courses to further enrich the knowledge and understanding of green building theory, techniques, and trends for building professionals. Each course is reviewed by third-party-trained reviewers and meets the criteria and guidelines established by the USGBC Professional Development Committee. This course qualifies for GBCI's Credential Maintenance Program (CMP) for LEEDŽ professionals. The Association of Energy Engineers is a Corporate Member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and an approved EPP.

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.