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.
A PREPARATORY COURSE FOR THE CEM EXAMINATION 2-DAY SEMINAR
The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) is pleased to announce that professionals in New York State's System Benefits Charge (SBC) territories (Central Hudson Gas and Electric Corporation, Consolidated Edison Company of NY, Inc., New York State Electric and Gas Corporation, National Grid, Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc., and Rochester Gas and Electric Corporation) or companies participating in SBC and the Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (EEPS) Program may qualify for a considerably reduced tuition for select AEE live and online seminars. Participants will pay their share of the seminar fee and certification exam fee. For full details, please see www.aeeprograms.com/nyserda.
This program is a 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 LEED® 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.
The Association of Energy Engineers is an approved training provider within the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Continuing Education Systems (CES) Registered Provider program.
CEM Certification Recognized by U.S. DOE / Better Buildings
The Certified Energy Manager® (CEM®) certification is now officially recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy as meeting Better Buildings Guidelines.
AEE Certifications Now Recognized in New York City and by City of San Francisco
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, AEE's Certified Energy Manager and Certified Energy Auditor certifications are approved energy auditor certifications, and the Certified Building Commissioning Firm, Certified Building Commissioning Professional, and Existing Building Commissioning Professional certifications are approved retro-commissioning certifications.
The City of San Francisco's Department of the Environment now recognizes a Certified Energy Manager, Existing Building Commissioning Professional, and Certified Building Commissioning Professional with 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.
LOCATIONS & DATES
New York, NY / October 14-15, 2015 New York LaGuardia Marriott: (718) 565-8900
Chicago, IL / November 18-19, 2015 Intercontinental Magnificent Mile: (312) 944- 4100
NOTE: For 2016 offerings of the live 2-day CEM preparatory training seminar, CLICK HERE.
Seminar participants are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. A block of rooms has been reserved at the hotel where each course will take place. In most cases these rooms are held up to four weeks prior to the seminar date. We therefore recommend that you make your hotel reservations early to assure availability of space, and be sure to reference AEE and the name of this seminar to assure that you receive the appropriate room rate.
ABOUT THE SEMINAR
This fast-paced, highly focused seminar is designed to provide the specific training and background needed by professionals preparing to sit for the CEM exam. It will include updates on topics of current importance, such as implementation of the most recent federal energy legislation, new energy efficiency equipment standards for commercial buildings, building commissioning basics, and critical indoor air quality considerations. The program will review the technical, economic, and regulatory aspects of effective energy management and the basics of energy efficiency improvement as it relates to electrical, utility, building, and combustion systems.
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 on the morning of the day following the seminar -- only to those candidates who have met the above requirements. To obtain/print your CEM application form or see further information on the CEM program, visit www.aeecenter.org/certification/cem.
CEM Certification Now ANSI Accredited
AEE's Certified Energy Manager® (CEM®) 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.
Basic Skills Required for This Seminar The CEM preparatory training seminar assumes basic problem-solving skills, including quick and accurate use of a hand calculator, ability to use basic algebra, and ability to set up problem solution expressions and calculations from a written problem statement. Those needing a refresher program in these skills may wish to participate in one of the following self-study seminars:
Building Envelope Thermal resistance Solar heat gain Insulation Heat transfer coefficients LEED rating systems EPA ENERGY STAR
Comprehensive Review of CEM Sample Problems
Cogeneration and CHP Systems Topping, combine & bottoming cycles Combined heat and power
Energy Procurement & Innovative Purchasing
Building Automation and Control Systems BACnet / LON Direct digital control Discharge reset and digital setback
Green Buildings, LEED, and ENERGY STAR
Thermoenergy Storage Systems
Boiler and Steam Systems Boiler types Combustion efficiency & fuel ratio Boiler blowdown
Maintenance and Commissioning
Benefits of Commissioning
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS
CLINT D. CHRISTENSON, C.E.M., is currently a consultant and instructor providing optimization services for industrial, commercial and institutional customers. He previously served as Senior Buildings Engineer for Pacific Northwest National Laboratories, Senior Energy Engineer with NORESCO, Inc., and the Director of Advanced Solutions for Johnson Controls, Inc. Clint served as the Director of Oklahoma State University's Industrial Assessment Center while pursuing a Ph.D. His broad experience in energy management has included the conducting of over 150 industrial, commercial, and institutional energy surveys over 20 years. He has published widely in the energy field, and made numerous presentations at national and international conferences.
ALBERT THUMANN, C.E.M., is currently Executive Director of the Association of Energy Engineers. A 13-year veteran of Bechtel Corporation, he has had extensive hand-on experience in engineering, project management, construction, start-up, and operation, including supervision of multi- million dollar projects in the pharmaceutical, refinery, chemical, pulp and paper, and fertilizer industries. He has authored and co-authored numerous books on energy engineering and management topics.
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: 8:15 am Seminar Hours Day 1: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Seminar Hours Day 2: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Exam on Day Following Seminar: 8:00 am / exam check-in 9:00 am - 1:00 pm / exam (separate pre-application required to sit for exam)
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 valerie@aeecenter .org
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