Note: Registering for the seminar does not automatically register you to take the CEM exam. To complete the certification application process ($400 fee) and qualify to sit for the exam, or for more information on CEM certification, CLICK HERE. Seminar pricing will be higher for courses held outside of continental U.S. and shall be custom quoted. For Hawaii courses, the fee is $2,695. This program is only available through AEE Energy Seminars. For US military, AEE Energy Seminars is the sole source of this program.
AN IN-DEPTH PREPARATORY COURSE FOR THE CEM EXAMINATION
A 5-DAY SEMINAR
CEM Certification Gains Industry Recognition...
AEE's Certified Energy Manager® (CEM®) certification program is:
Accredited by American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
Recognized by U.S. DOE Better Buildings.
Recognized in New York City and by City of San Francisco.
Dr. Barney Capehart and Dr. Eric Woodruff recently instructed over 110 students during the Five Day Comprehensive Training program for Energy Managers as part of a GEFA program.
LOCATIONS & DATES
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN / September 11-15, 2017 DoubleTree by Hilton St. Paul Downtown: (651) 291-0800 Hotel Discount Link
Sunnyvale, CA / October 16-20, 2017 Country Inn & Suites by Carlson: (408) 747- 0999
Boston, MA / November 6-10, 2017 Boston Marriott Peabody: (978) 977-9700
Las Vegas, NV / December 11-15, 2017 Las Vegas Marriott: (702) 650-2000
Seminar participants are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. A block of rooms offering special group rates has been reserved at the hotel where each course will take place. When you call the hotel, be sure to mention AEE and the name of the seminar you will be attending to receive the group rates.
Also available from AEE-approved providers...
Offerings of This Seminar Available via AEE Chapters
Other offerings of this seminar may be available as in-house programs hosted by a local AEE chapter . CLICK HERE to view AEE chapter offerings currently available.
If your local chapter or organization is interested in hosting an in-house seminar, contact Jennifer DeBold, (770) 279-4391 / email@example.com for more information.
ABOUT THE SEMINAR
This special 5-day seminar provides an in-depth, comprehensive learning and problem-solving forum for those who want a broader understanding of the latest energy cost reduction techniques and strategies, as well as serving as a preparatory course of instruction for energy professionals preparing to sit for AEE's Certified Energy Manager (CEM) examination.
The program begins by examining the basic fundamentals within all key areas of energy management. From there, the instructors systematically move to a working level knowledge of the specific principles and techniques needed to really get the job done. This approach has been specially designed to fulfill the needs of professionals who seek a broader and more detailed learning experience than can be provided in AEE energy seminars shorter courses. In only five days, you can gain the knowledge and confidence it takes to effectively apply state-of-the-art principles of energy management, and to achieve control over energy costs in your organization whether youre responsible for managing a single facility or developing an energy management program for multiple corporate facilities, government buildings, etc. The information presented will also give you tools you need to cut energy intensity as required by the recently signed Executive Order. The Comprehensive Five Day Training Program for Energy Managers and workbook are copyrighted materials of AEE seminars and protected under copyright laws. Only AEE seminars may conduct this program and unauthorized use of any training materials, course documents or course outline is strictly prohibited and may result in certification forfeiture. This program has been completed by thousands of professionals since its inception in 1994.
What attendees have to say...
"I want to thank you for helping instill confidence in myself and for strengthening my passion for energy management" Chris Wilcut | Energy Analyst II - Sain Engineering Associates, Inc (read the full recommendation here)
“Excellent, comprehensive coverage of all aspects of energy engineering.” James C Mullins, P.E. | Senior Engineer - Orange County Sanitation District
“The organization and coordination of the course was excellent, and the instructors are willing to take the time to explain concepts and problems.” Michael Babicki | Director of Sustainability - Wyndham Worldwide
“Great course with examples from real-world operations.” David Osbourne | Director of Energy & Engineering American University
“Great value for time and money. The instructors were very engaging.” Jamshid Baradaran | Director, Division of Facilities & Fleet Management, Lexington - Fayette Urban Country Government
“Services and meeting facilities were excellent and the course included almost every aspect of energy.” Suresh Chad | MES & SCADA Specialist - Schneider Electric
“The material covered in this course was excellent and the presenters know how to make it interesting.” Roy Chung | CDM Program Management Consultant - Toronto Hydro
CERTIFICATION The CEM certification process requires meeting specified CEM eligibility requirements, along with the submitting of a separate CEM application and $400 application fee, which qualifies you to sit for the exam. The CEM examination is administered at each seminar site beginning at 11:00 am on day 5 of instruction -- only to those candidates who have met the above requirements. NOTE: You must bring a hand calculator to the seminar and to the exam, since CEM testing policy does not allow computers, tablets or cell phones to be used for calculations during the exam. To obtain/print your CEM application form or see further information on the CEM program, visit www.aeecenter.org/cem.
COMPREHENSIVE 5-DAY TRAINING PROGRAM FOR ENERGY MANAGERS / SEMINAR OUTLINE
Need for Energy Management Major Issues and Driving Factors Integrating with Business The Bottom Line CEM Exam Review
Energy Management and Surveys Starting an Energy Management Program Energy Conservation ISO 50001, US DOE and EPA Energy Audits and ASHRAE Audit Goals, Analysis and Reporting
Energy Survey Instrumentation Energy Audit Tools Safety Considerations
Energy Codes and Standards, Indoor Air Quality Understanding Codes and Requirements Organizations, Incl. ASHRAE Std 62 and IAQ Tax Incentives to Promote Goals of Energy Policy
Energy Purchasing Gas System and Pricing Electric System and Pricing Helpers—Marketers, Brokers, Consultants, Aggregators Demand Response Strategic Energy Plan Point of Use costs
Energy Accounting and Benchmarking Energy and Fuel Types Understanding Energy Related Units Performing Conversions
Electric Rates and Tariff Structures Opportunities for Improvement Rate Structures Regulation and Deregulation Cost Analysis and Management
Economic Analysis and Life Cycle Costing Importance of Economic Analysis Making Project Decisions Time Value of Money Financial Terms and Calculations
Electrical Systems and Electric Energy Management Electrical System Utilization & Optimization Power Quality Harmonics Power Factor Improvement
Lighting System Basics and System Improvements Lighting Basics and Technologies Energy-Effective Lighting Design Energy Conservation Opportunities Economics Calculations and Relationships
Electric Motors and Drives Electric Motor Basics and Technologies Energy Efficient Electric Motors Electric Motor Inventories and Rewind Policies Drives and Variable Flow Options
Compressed Air and Pump Systems Basics and Technologies Key Energy Savings Ideas
HVAC Systems HVAC Basics and Technologies Energy Efficiency and Management Considerations for Large Buildings
Building Envelope Understanding the Envelope and Heat Flow Options for Energy Improvement and Management
High Performance Buildings Introduction to Sustainability ENERGY STAR® for Buildings Green Globes LEED Programs ASHRAE 189.1
Boilers and Steam Systems Boilers & Combustion Basics and Technologies Steam Generators and Distribution Systems Energy Conservation Opportunities
CHP Systems and Renewable Energy Understanding CHP & DG Technology Barriers and Performance Parameters Renewable Energy Sources and Associated Technologies Net Metering
Maintenance Programs and Building Commissioning Maintenance Management Computerized Maintenance Management Systems Tools for Identifying Maintenance Issues Commissioning and US DOE CBECS Data Retro, Real-Time and Continuous Commissioning
Energy Management Software Available Software Reporting Features for Energy Accounting Utility Cost and Billing Data Benchmarking Building Life Cycle Cost Energy Simulation Building and Facility Operation
Thermal Energy Storage Why Thermal Energy Storage (TES)? Identifying Opportunities and Economic Payback
Basic Controls, Building Automationand Control Systems Basic Functions, Terminology and Technologies Building Energy Information Systems (EIS)
Performance Contracting, Financing, M&V Four Basic Ways to Finance Costs, Benefits and Risks Established Guidelines & Measurement Methods Periodic Audit & Reconciliation
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS
Each program will be instructed by two of the following team of instructors. AEE Seminars reserves the right to utilize other instructors to teach courses based on instructor availability, scheduling, course need and other factors
BARNEY CAPEHART, Ph.D., C.E.M., is a professor emeritus of industrial and systems engineering at the University of Florida, Gainesville. He has broad experience in the commercial/industrial sector, having served as Director of the University of Florida Industrial Assessment Center from 1990 to 1999. He has personally conducted over 100 audits of industrial facilities and has assisted students in conducting audits of hundreds of office buildings, small businesses, government facilities, and other commercial facilities. He is the lead author for the Guide to Energy Management textbook, founding editor of the Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology, and co-author or editor of five other energy books. Dr Capehart is the creator of AEE's Five Day Training Program for Energy Managers, and has trained over 10,000 energy managers in that program.
WARREN M. HEFFINGTON, Ph.D., P.E., C.E.M., is the founding director of the Industrial Assessment Center at Texas A&M University, which has provided over 450 industrial assessments. The U.S. DOE has contracted with this center to provide national training on the industrial assessment process. Dr. Heffington personally has directed about 200 industrial assessments and has supervised the review of over 300 energy audit reports for commercial and institutional buildings. He has been active in research on industrial demand and duty factors, and on the energy audit process. He is an associate professor of mechanical engineering at Texas A&M University, where he teaches a graduate course in industrial energy management.
ERIC A. WOODROOF, Ph.D., C.E.M., is widely recognized both nationally and internationally for helping energy and environmental projects get approved and implemented, having helped over 400 organizations and governments improve profits with energy- environmental solutions. He brings to this program over 15 years experience in energy management, consulting and training. His clients have included large corporations, universities, airports, utilities, cities, and the U.S. and foreign governments. He has written widely in the field, and is chairman of AEE's Carbon & GHG Reduction Manager (CRM) program certification board, and a board member for AEE's Certified Energy Manager (CEM) program since 1999. He is also founder of ProfitableGreenSolutions.com.
FEES* Note: Fees below are for seminar only. Application for CEM certification and exam requires a separate fee of $400. Registering for the seminar does not automatically register you to take the CEM exam.
* NOTE: Seminar fees shown apply to continental U.S. courses listed above only.
Note: Below are standard seminar hours. Please refer to your registration confirmation letter to confirm actual seminar hours for the program for which you have registered.
Sign-in and Onsite Registration Day 1: 8:00 am Seminar Hours Day 1: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Seminar Hours Days 2 through 4: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Seminar Hours Day 5: 8:00 - 10:00 am Exam on Day 5 Following Seminar: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm (separate pre-application required to sit for exam)
CEM Exam Review Course Series - On Demand Workbook - Download
For assistance or questions pertaining to your seminar registration, please contact the registrar directly during the hours of 10:00 am -5:00 pm (eastern time U.S.) at (770) 925-9633, or email her at terese@aeecenter .org
Effective 12/31/2015 Notice: You may schedule this course onsite at your location. For courses held outside the continental US, the course fee will be higher than those posted above, and will be quoted based on location and fees do not include optional textbooks which may be purchased. Course hours subject to vary. There will be additional shipping fees for all international courses.
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