CBCP - Certified Building Commissioning Professional
Since 1981, AEE has certified over 15,000 professionals within the energy industry. AEE's certifications are recognized by governmental agencies, including the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Agency for International Development, as well as by utilities, end users, and energy service companies. When you earn the right to put the initials "CBCP" behind your name, you are distinguishing yourself as one who brings to your professional activities the full scope of knowledge requisite to the effective commissioning of existing buildings. You have demonstrated high levels of experience, competence, and specialized knowledge within your field.
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Each applicant for the CBCP certification is required to attend AEE's three-day "Fundamentals of Building Commissioning" training program or the "Comprehensive 5-Day Training Program for Building Commissioning Profesionals" in order to sit for the exam. Prior to sitting for the exam, each candidate must complete an application. Each candidate must also pass the four-hour written exam as well as meet one of the following criteria:
Examination and Required Preparatory Training
The four-hour CBCP exam is given in conjunction with the AEE's preparatory training seminars. The exam is administered at the seminar site following each scheduled seminar. The examination questions are based on concepts and experiences basic to the building commissioning process. The exam is open book, and the questions are a mixture of multiple choice and true or false.
The fee for CBCP certification process are as follows:
This fee must be paid at the time the CBCP application is submitted. The certification application/exam fee does not cover the cost of the required preparatory training seminars.
How to Apply for CBCP Certification
STEP ONE: REGISTER FOR THE SEMINAR
Completion of a preparatory training seminar is required to sit for the CBCP exam.
Note: Registering online for the seminar does not automatically register you to take the CBCP exam. After completing your seminar registration, return to this page and go to STEP TWO below. The following links will take you to information and current schedules and fee information for this program, as well as access to online seminar registration (you can also visit these pages to view the schedules only, since the CBCP exam is administered in conjunction with each seminar):
STEP TWO: COMPLETE YOUR CBCP CERTIFICATION APPLICATION
After you have completed your seminar registration, click the link below to complete your CBCPTM Certification Application:
The CBCP exam is administered at each Building Commissioning seminar site, on the afternoon of the last day of the seminar.
For information on maintaining your certification, please go to our certification renewals website.
NEW! Certified Building Commissioning Firm (CBCF) Certification Program
AEE is pleased to announce the launch of the new Certified Building Commissioning Firm (CBCF) Certification. As an active Certified Building Commissioning Professional (CBCP), your firm may be eligible for this new certification to meet the Veterans Administration (VA) and/or other federal commissioning prerequisites.
For Additional Information About CBCP Certification...
If you have any questions about CBCP certification, please contact:
Francine Seskin, CBCP Certification Director
Association of Energy Engineers
(770) 447-5083, ext. 223