Announcing the 2024 AEE Student Chapter Award Winners

We are pleased to announce the 2024 AEE Student Chapter Award Winners! These prestigious awards recognize the remarkable achievements of AEE Student Chapters worldwide. We extend our sincere congratulations to all the winners and express our gratitude to every chapter for their unwavering commitment to promoting energy efficiency and sustainability. These awards will be presented…

Unlocking Electrification with Hourly Emissions Data

Abstract International agencies are working to create a sense of urgency toward climate action. Specific actions such as replacing fossil-fuel-fired heating equipment with heat pumps, electrifying transportation, and energy storage are recommended. These broad actions will be evaluated and implemented at individual facilities. The carbon impact of buildings and industrial manufacturing must include the embodied…

Congratulations to the 2024 AEE Chapter Recognition Awards Winners

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2024 Chapter Recognition Awards! These awards will be presented at the Chapter Leadership Meeting, held in conjunction with the 2024 AEE World Conference & Expo. These prestigious awards honor the exceptional efforts of AEE Chapters from around the globe. This year, we received numerous nominations across…

AEE Becomes Certification Body for Single-Family Energy Auditor and Quality Control Inspector Certifications 

In an effort to support the growing demand for home energy professionals, the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) has entered into a license agreement to become a certification body for single-family Energy Auditor (EA) and Quality Control Inspector (QCI) certifications under the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP).  WAP is a federal program…

Decarbonization vs Electrification

In the latest episode of “Full of Energy,” we delve into decarbonization and electrification with three esteemed guests: Samer Zawaydeh, Sean Penrith, and Tilak Subrahmanian. These experts bring a wealth of knowledge from their energy engineering, climate finance consultancy , and utility management backgrounds. Decarbonization and electrification are often discussed together, but what do these…

Celebrating Excellence: Introducing the International Award Runners Up

In a milestone move for our Awards Program, the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) proudly announces the introduction of the International Award Runners Up. This marks a significant evolution in our commitment to recognizing outstanding achievements in energy management, energy efficiency, sustainability, and related fields. Since its inception, the AEE Awards Program has served as…

M&V for a Dynamic Future

Numerous factors are leading to rapid change in the energy industry. A Measurement & Verification (M&V) professional is often in the middle of all this change. The evolving landscape presents opportunities but also adds complexity to the M&V professional’s role. Completing the Certified Measurement & Verification Professional (CMVP) program creates a solid foundation so that…

Announcing the 2024 AEE Regional Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2024 AEE Regional Award Winners! The awards will be presented at the AEE Regional Awards Ceremony, scheduled as part of the AEE World Energy Conference & Expo. Join us in celebrating these achievements on Tuesday, September 24th, from 3:00 to 5:00 PM at the Music City Center in Nashville, TN. This event…

AEE’s Certified Energy Auditor Program Recognized by DOE as “Energy Skilled” 

The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) is proud to announce that its Certified Energy Auditor (CEA™) program has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as an ‘Energy Skilled’ organization in the category of Home Energy Audit – Multifamily. This significant achievement underscores AEE’s commitment to promoting energy efficiency and equipping professionals with…

AEE Recognizes Excellence in Energy with 2024 International Awards

The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) proudly announces the winners of its prestigious 2024 International Awards, honoring outstanding contributions in the field of energy. These awards celebrate individuals, organizations, agencies, and corporations who are leading the way in innovation and excellence. The 2024 International Awards will be presented on Wednesday, September 25th at the International…

The Importance of Networking

As engineers, we often prioritize sharpening our technical skills, expanding expertise, acquiring certifications, and advancing our education. It’s crucial to ask ourselves if we are allocating the same level of focus and time to cultivating our social and communication skills. Even though these play an equally vital role in shaping our careers, many of us…

Association of Energy Engineers Announces Strategic Partnership with Energy Efficiency Movement

The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with the Energy Efficiency Movement aimed at accelerating the adoption of sustainable energy practices globally. This agreement was signed during the 9th Global Energy Conference of the International Energy Agency (IEA) in Nairobi, Kenya, on May 21, 2024. The partnership brings together…

An Inside Look at ISO 50001

In this episode of Full of Energy, we dive into ISO 50001, the international standard for energy management systems. ISO 50001 provides a framework for organizations to develop policies for more efficient use of energy, set targets to meet energy goals, and monitor and measure energy performance. By implementing this standard, businesses can achieve significant…

IEA 9th Annual Global Conference on Energy Efficiency Wrap Up

The International Energy Agency (IEA) held the 9th Annual Global Conference on Energy Efficiency held in Nairobi, co-hosted by IEA Executive Director Fatih Birol and Kenya’s Minister of Energy and Petroleum Davis Chirchir. AEE was represented by Bill Kent, AEE Executive Director, Mary Elise Cox, Senior Director for Global Development, and Yolanda de Lange, IEPA…

Everything You Need to Know about the Business Energy Professional (BEP) Certification

We recently chatted with Mark R. Roche, Core Instructor and the Chairman of the BEP Certification Board to hear his thoughts on the Business Energy Professional (BEP) professional training program and the importance of being a certified professional. Mark also teaches the Certified Demand Side Manager (CDSM) and Certified Energy Manger (CEM) professional training programs….

A Wrap on Spain’s iENER24 Energy Engineering Conference

The iENER24 Energy Engineering Congress, held in Valencia, Spain, concluded to widespread acclaim, marking its fifth edition as a landmark event in Spain’s energy sector. This year, the congress drew 420 participants from across Spain and the globe, reaffirming its status as a crucial platform for sharing knowledge and advancements in energy engineering.  Over two…

AEE West Highlights: Strategies for a Clean Energy Future

The recent AEE West conference kicked off with a series of insightful presentations in the opening session, highlighting key strategies and initiatives crucial for achieving a clean energy future. Collectively, these presentations underscored the need to work together to align policy, funding, and implementation to achieve a sustainable, equitable, and resilient energy future for all….

AEE’s Inaugural Technical Summit in London: A Convergence of Energy Excellence

AEE proudly hosted our first Technical Summit in London, England, on April 22, 2024. The event coincided with Earth Day and reaffirmed AEE’s commitment to energy efficiency, sustainability, and professional development. The Summit began with a Keynote address from Bill Kent, Executive Director at AEE, and Josh Oxby, Energy Advisor, Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology…

Living Green: Simple Steps to Infuse Sustainability in Your Daily Routine

In honor of Earth Day this week, Aparna Chandrashekar and I, Kiersten Washle, have teamed up to write an article all about ways to incorporate sustainability into your personal life. We know as AEE members that you most likely already spend your day making sustainable changes at work – I have yet to meet an…

Embracing Sustainability

In honor of Earth Day, this podcast episode explores sustainability, offering practical tips for individuals and businesses to reduce their carbon footprint. We discuss personal habits, business initiatives, and the new Climate Action Certificate from AEE, which aims to benefit professionals and businesses in the energy industry. Our guests share insights on balancing profitability with…

Earth Day and the Power of Energy Efficiency

Earth Day, observed annually on April 22nd, serves as a global call to action focused on environmental protection and sustainability. It’s a day to focus on challenges and solutions, driving action towards a more sustainable future. For over 45 years, the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) has been at the forefront of energy management and…

Why You Should Publish Your Article in an AEE Journal

ABSTRACT Journal articles are beneficial to readers. They offer continuing education, technical insights, lessons learned, and more to the reader. However, writing and publishing journal articles offers many benefits to the author, as well. This article presents and discusses several benefits that serve the authors who write articles for journal publication. The author-reader relationship may…

Elevating Energy Efficiency in the UK

As we gear up for the inaugural AEE UK-based Technical Summit in London on 22nd April 2024, we’re excited to spotlight the essence of our gathering – driving the energy efficiency agenda forward. This event isn’t just a meeting point for professionals; it’s a catalyst for change, knowledge, and innovation in the energy sector. Here…

Lighting the Way to Energy Efficiency

 At the start of 2024, AEE staff was presented with a challenge; to ‘walk the walk’ of energy efficiency. As an organization centered around making strides towards a more energy efficient world, we understand the importance of bringing these practices into our own lifestyles. With a recent surge in staff receiving AEE certifications, we saw…

AEE Updates the Certified Energy Manager Body of Knowledge to Include Climate Change and Decarbonization Topics

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [Atlanta, GA – April 1, 2024] – The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) is pleased to announce the update of the Body of Knowledge (BoK) for its Certified Energy Manager® (CEM®) certification, the most globally recognized certification in the energy industry. The CEM® training program and exam have also been updated to…

A Gender-Just Energy Transition

In this episode of Full of Energy, Crissy Godfrey and Ellen Bomasang explore the concept of a gender-just energy transition, highlighting its critical nature in today’s world. They discussed the definition of a just energy transition, emphasizing the need to phase out fossil fuels and shift to a low-carbon system while ensuring that no one…

How to Become the Expert in M&V at Your Company

THESE ARE EXCITING TIMES IN THE MEASUREMENT & VERIFICATION FIELD Many commercial and industrial building projects are requiring the use of CMVP® professionals to determine the energy savings of energy conservations measures through the use of M&V. What the CMVP® Provides You The CMVP® designation demonstrates your level of experience and competence in understanding industry best…

5 Reasons to Become a Certified Energy Auditor (CEA)

Are you looking to increase your staff’s skill set, or expand the capabilities and service offerings of firms/contractors in your service territory? AEE’s Certified Energy Auditor (CEA®) can help you do that.  A CEA is one of the certifications that meets the ASHRAE (Energy Audits) Standard 211 requirements to be a Qualified Energy Auditor.  Energy…

Implementing 50001 CP

The Challenge of ISO 50001 A group of energy management experts developed the energy management standard ISO 50001 as a set of requirements that an organization seeks to claim that they are managing their energy following the ISO 50001 Standard, and they can demonstrate evidence of alignment with these rules. Unfortunately, while it might not…

Navigating Real-World M&V Energy Challenges

On this episode of Full of Energy, we dive into the world of measurement and verification with two industry experts, Anna Kelly and Jon Feldman. Join us as we explore hypothetical scenarios that challenge their approaches to projects, offering insights into their methodologies and problem-solving strategies. In the first scenario, they tackle a lumber mill’s…

My Vacuum Robot Story– a CBCP’s Excursion

Major Characters & Roles “The Owner” Obviously, it would be my Wife and the Mom, since she did all the cleaning normally, routinely (andtirelessly), including both managing the in-house crew, which includes her and me, and while wewere outsourcing, when I was super busy traveling the world working and making big salaries;especially since after the…

US Department of Energy Announces a Nearly $16 Million Investment in Two New Marine Projects

Explore the latest initiatives by the Department of Energy (DOE) aimed at advancing marine energy solutions. Learn about the allocation of $6 million for a tidal energy research and demonstration pilot site and a $9.5 million grant for a community-led river current energy project. Delve into the details of these projects and their implications for…

Empowering Energy Managers for a Sustainable Future: Updates to the CEM Training Program

In a world increasingly focused on sustainability and decarbonization, the role of Certified Energy Managers (CEMs) has never been more critical. As leaders of energy efficiency and advocates for cleaner, more sustainable practices, CEMs are at the forefront of the global movement towards a greener future. With this in mind, the revamped Certified Energy Manager…

Hydrogen Insights: Investing in the Clean Energy Future

In this episode, we explore hydrogen’s potential in creating cleaner and more sustainable energy solutions. With our experts, Dr. Erwin Plett and Javier Ojeda, we discuss the use of hydrogen now, technological advances needed, and the role hydrogen could play in the energy transition.

A Landmark Achievement in Energy Efficiency and Sustainability in Pakistan

The 2023 AEE International Project of the Year was awarded to the Green Presidency of Pakistan. This project, approved by Pakistan’s President, Dr. Arif Alvi, aimed to reduce the carbon footprint of the Presidential Palace, also known as Aiwan-e-Sadr. The energy team, led by the Director of Projects and AEE member Shahid Shoukat, initiated the…

Benefits & Advantages of Becoming a Certified Building Commissioning Firm (CBCF)

In the challenging world of building construction and management, ensuring a structure’s desired and optimal performance from the outset can mean the difference between a successful, sustainable and resilient facility and one fraught with costly deficiencies and inefficiencies. This is where building commissioning (BCx) process comes in to play a pivotal role. Firms dedicated to…

Advancing the Maldives’ Renewable Energy Agenda

With the Maldives working to meet 33% of its electrical needs through renewable energy systems within the next five years, building local capacity is more important than ever. AEE and the AEE Maldives Chapter in Development recently presented the Certified Renewable Energy Professional (REP) training program. This training is a significant step towards fulfilling the commitment made by H.E. Dr. Mohamed…

Cultivating Tomorrow: AEE’s Vision for 2024

Dear AEE Family,   As we step into 2024, I extend a warm welcome to every one of you who form an integral part of the AEE community. Your support, engagement, and dedication to our mission make all the difference in our journey towards a more sustainable and energy-efficient world.    As we navigate the evolving landscape…

2024 Letter from the President

Dear AEE Community, As we welcome the new year of 2024, it marks a momentous occasion for me personally, as I have been entrusted with the role of President of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE). I accept This honor and responsibility with dedication, hard work, and deep passion. Reflecting on 2023, we have much…

AEE Announces the 2024 Board of Directors

Atlanta, GA – The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) proudly announces its 2024 Board of Directors. This esteemed group of professionals, representing a diverse spectrum of expertise in the energy sector, is set to steer AEE towards new horizons in energy efficiency, sustainability, and innovation. The Board’s primary focus will be on advancing AEE’s mission…

COP 28 Wrap-Up

In the latest episode of the Full of Energy Podcast, our panel members take center stage as they unpack the dynamic discussions and pivotal moments from their attendance at COP 28 in Dubai. With an insider’s perspective, our panel dives into the hot topics that dominated the global climate conference, shedding light on the groundbreaking…

AEE Headquarters Achieves Carbon Neutrality, Leads by Example in the Energy Sector

Atlanta, GA – The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), a globally recognized leader in the energy engineering community, proudly announces its achievement of carbon neutrality in their Atlanta headquarters building. This significant milestone was officially shared by our Executive Director at the 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28) in Dubai, underscoring AEE’s commitment to sustainability…

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AEE Launches New Mentorship Program

The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) is proud to announce the newest member benefit: a mentorship program demonstrating AEE’s commitment to putting people first and investing in the future of energy and sustainability. This mentorship program is a testament to our commitment to fostering a community that prioritizes the growth and success of its members….

2023 AEE World Wrap-Up

On this episode of Full of Energy, dive into the highlights of the AEE World Energy Conference and Expo, featuring insights from three attendees, Jon Feldman, Kiersten Washle, and Osama Freihat. The episode not only offers a glimpse into the atmosphere of the event but also provides valuable takeaways for those who couldn’t attend. The…

AEE Releases the Jobs and Market Trends Report 2023

The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) has released its annual Jobs and Market Trends Report for 2023. With a mission to drive sustainable change and empower professionals, AEE’s influence extends across 105 countries, reaching over 17,000 members and 32,000 certified experts. Fostering Excellence and Innovation: AEE focuses on enhancing energy efficiency, cultivating innovative technologies, encouraging…

AEE Attends Semana de la Energía, in Montevideo, Uruguay

The Marketing Director of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), Andrea Taylor, attended the VIII Semana de la Energía (Energy Week) in Montevideo, Uruguay, for the first two days of the conference. Organized by the Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE), the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining of Uruguay, and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)…

Decarbonization and Electrification Panel at AEE World

On October 26th at AEE World, a panel of distinguished industry leaders convened under “Decarbonization and Electrification” to explore the critical pathways for reducing carbon emissions and advancing electrification in various sectors. This enlightening discussion, moderated by Anna Kelly, Associate Vice President of Regulatory Affairs at Power TakeOff, featured insights and perspectives from field experts,…

The Case for Industrial Energy Efficiency – Energy Efficiency Movement

The Energy Efficiency Movement has recently unveiled a significant report that underscores the critical role of energy efficiency in addressing climate goals and achieving a net-zero future by 2050. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), enhancing energy efficiency is paramount for the success of the Paris Agreement. The report highlights the need for a…

What Does it Really Mean to be Net Zero?

On this episode of Full of Energy, Raoul Empey from Sustineo and Ally Duncan from Stok cut through the jargon and explore the differences between “net zero” and “carbon neutral.” We also investigate why companies are making the bold pledge to go net zero, and whether carbon credits truly make a difference. We’ll address the…

AEE’s Nordic Trade Mission: Bridging Global Energy Expertise and Sustainability Practices

The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) is well-known for its commitment to advancing the field of energy engineering, disseminating valuable information, and creating a cohesive community of energy professionals worldwide. In line with this vision, AEE recently concluded a highly successful trade mission to the Nordic countries, encompassing Iceland, Norway, and Finland. The mission focused…

Clean Data for a Clean Planet: EMPEQ’s Pioneering Technology

EMPEQ, a pioneering software company founded by former energy auditors and an energy engineer, is revolutionizing the energy industry. Fueled by frustration over the inefficiencies in data collection during energy audits, CEO Herbert Dwyer and his co-founders Derek LaClair and Ed Wilson, P.E. developed the Fast Site Survey app, powered by cutting-edge artificial intelligence.  Who…

Why Companies Are Racing to Embrace Net Zero Goals

Why are companies making a commitment to be Net Zero? The twin crises of climate change and biodiversity have come to prominence in the last decade, consistently ranking top of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report (see Figure 1). As climate anxiety sets in, citizens are demanding more action, organizations are realising they must…

Energy Management Systems

On this episode of Full of Energy, Kelley Whalen and Mohammad Diab discuss the implementation of energy management systems for companies. The podcast explores the key benefits of implementing an energy management system for businesses and how it can contribute to sustainability and cost savings. Both Kelley and Mohammad share successful programs they created and…

Top 5 Reasons to Become ISO Certified

An energy management system involves implementing a systematic approach to energy efficiency and is superior to ad hoc or traditional project-based approaches to improving energy performance. ISO 50001: 2018 third-party certification will help businesses ensure ongoing energy performance improvement, strengthen energy resilience, ensure stable operations, reduce vulnerability to energy price shocks, reduce carbon and greenhouse…

Expand Your Knowledge: Attend Training at AEE World

Training at AEE World is not just your regular classroom experience. These training programs are designed to prepare you to take the AEE certification exam, which is held on the last day of the training program. Not only will you get to network with those peers in your training program, but you’ll also gain FREE access to…

Certifications Recognized by the Department of Veterans Affairs

AEE certification programs now qualify under the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs education benefits to help Veterans, service members, and their qualified family members with needs like paying for industry recognized credentialing programs. CEM, CEA, CMVP, CBCP, and EEP certifications have been approved for direct reimbursement from the VA to the student and are listed…

World Energy Innovations takes the Energy Industry to New Heights

World Energy Innovations, LLC, (WEI) is at the forefront of transforming how we use and create energy, setting a high standard for the Association of Energy Engineers and the industry. In this article, we explore their journey, innovative solutions, commitment to sustainability, and contributions to the energy sector. Recently published in Health Facilities Magazine, WEI…

AEE’s CDSM Program Expanded Globally

The British University in Dubai (BUiD) and the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) have jointly launched the Certified Demand Side Manager (CDSM) training program outside the United States for the first time. This significant initiative brought together a group of twelve professionals representing major electricity utility providers from Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain in the…

Become a Renewable Energy Professional (REP) – A Globalized Certification

A global certification program is transferable and recognizable around the world. We recently updated the Renewable Energy Professional (REP) certification to meet the current needs of the industry. Obtaining a globalized certification is important for its worldwide recognition, providing career advantages, enhancing competitiveness, and ensuring compliance with international standards, while also fostering personal growth and…

CEA On-Demand is Now Available

The Certified Energy Auditor Program by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) is now available in an on-demand format, putting the power of professional development directly in your hands. With the new on-demand format, you have the flexibility to learn on your own terms, equipping you to excel in the world of energy auditing. The…

Energy Audits: Working with Industrial Customers

On this episode, John Puskar and Albert Williams explore what it’s like to work with industrial customers – client relations and implementation. John Puskar is the President of Prescient Technical Services in Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Puskar has been a licensed Mechanical Engineer for more than 35 years. Mr. Puskar has conducted more than 200 energy…

The Best of Times | Energy Management

In all our years, NOW is the “best of times” for energy efficiency projects. In this very short article, we will address some energy trends, and then: some very hard, tangible reasons why… CEMs have an opportunity to understand these motivations and align strategic projects that improve value creation for their company and clients.  Due…

Announcing the 2023 AEE Student Chapter Award Winners

We are pleased to announce the 2023 AEE Student Chapter Award Winners! These awards will be presented at the Student Chapter Luncheon, held in conjunction with the AEE World Energy Conference & Expo. The Student Chapter Luncheon on Wednesday, October 25th from 12:00-1:30pm. BEST CHAPTER NEWSLETTERJordan University of Science and Technology Student Chapter BEST COMMUNITY…

Announcing the 2023 AEE Chapter Award Winners

We are pleased to announce the 2023 AEE Chapter Award Winners! These awards will be presented at the Chapter Leadership Meeting, held in conjunction with the 2023 AEE World Conference & Expo. The Chapter Leadership Meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 24th. BEST CHAPTER NEWSLETTERNational – Greater Philadelphia ChapterInternational – Southern African Energy Efficiency…

Announcing the 2023 Energy Managers Hall of Fame Inductee

AEE is pleased to announce the 2023 Energy Managers Hall of Fame Inductee. This individual has made significant contributions to the energy industry and will be honored at the 2023 AEE World Energy Conference Closing Keynote Luncheon. The Hall of Fame ceremony will take place on Friday, October 27, 2023 at the Orange County Convention…

2023 CEM Update for Existing Certified Energy Managers

The Industry is Constantly Moving Forward…Are You Staying Up to Date? This elevated two-day program is designed to update you on the most current energy-related trends, strategies, best practices, technologies, and regulations. Whether you are an existing CEM that needs a refresher, or a lapsed CEM that needs AEE credits to get re-certified, this course…

Engaging Employees in Energy Management

On this episode of Full of Energy, we bridge the gap between workforce development and energy management. Your employees are the keys to the success of your energy management system.  If you are looking for ways to better engage your employees and build an energy aware culture in your organization, you do not want to…

Announcing the 2023 AEE Regional Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2023 AEE Regional Award Winners! These awards will be presented at the Regional Awards Ceremony, held in conjunction with the AEE World Energy Conference & Expo. The Regional Awards Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, October 24th from 3-5pm at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. Best Journal Article for…

Announcing AEE’s 2023 International Award Winners

Through its International Awards Program, the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) shines light on the important work that is being done by individuals, organizations, agencies, and corporations. These awards identify those who exemplify the very best in their fields. The 2023 International Awards will be presented on Wednesday, October 27th at the International Awards Banquet, held…

The Importance of M&V in Energy Efficiency

John Avina and Anuj Penday discuss the history of M&V and how it is used to move energy efficiency forward. John Avina, President of Abraxas Energy Consulting, has worked in energy analysis and utility bill tracking since 1994. During his tenure at Thermal Energy Applications Research Center, Johnson Controls, SRC Systems, Silicon Energy and Abraxas…

Raising the Professional Standards in the M&V Field in Sri Lanka

The Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority (SLSEA) is committed to promoting sustainable energy technologies and practices to reduce the country’s reliance on fossil fuels and combat climate change. One crucial way to achieve these goals is to develop the institutional capacity to measure and verify the performance of energy efficiency investments and the energy savings…

AEE Lebanon Launches TESSA Capacity Building Project

The Association for Energy Engineers (AEE) Lebanon and the Istituto per la Cooperazione Universitaria (ICU) are excited to announce the launch of a groundbreaking capacity building initiative funded by the Italian Cooperation as part of the energy transition and sustainable and inclusive economic growth in Lebanon through the development of green SMEs and the promotion…

Certification News: USAID CEA Project in Mongolia

To promote resilience, economic growth, and human development in Mongolia through energy reform, the USAID funded Mongolia Energy Governance Activity (MEG) to strengthen the enabling environment for private investment and stimulate the market for clean and affordable energy.   The Mongolia Energy Governance Activity has a national focus on policy, regulatory, and institutional reforms and works…

45 Governments Rally Behind IEA’s Call to Double Global Energy Efficiency by 2030

The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) recently participated in the prestigious 8th annual Energy Efficiency conference organized by the International Energy Agency (IEA) in Versailles, France. The invitation-only conference brought together government officials, industry leaders, and professional organizations like AEE to collaborate on achieving ambitious energy efficiency goals. One of the key takeaways from the…

80 Million in Funding Available for Small and Medium Manufacturers Increasing Energy Efficiency

The US Department of Energy recently announced its investment of up to $80 million from the Bipartisan Infrastructure law to support small and medium-sized manufacturing firms (SMMs) in implementing recommendations from either the Industrial Assessment Centers or Combined Heat and Power Technical Assistance Partnership assessments between 2018-2023 to improve energy efficiency to lower costs and…

Tapping Into Industrial Energy

On this month’s episode, we talk to Albert Williams and John Puskar about industrial energy statistics and trends.

The Future of Clean Energy

We talk to two young energy professionals graduating and entering the workforce about their perspectives on how they plan to help change the future of clean energy. Hussam Manaseer is the President of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)  student chapter at Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST). As a mechanical engineering student, he…

Transition in the Workforce

On this episode, we discuss the workforce development term of transition, focusing on three areas: company acquisitions, transitioning jobs, and even when your job takes you to another country! Transition is such a broad topic when it comes to both the energy industry and workforce development. And right now, there is a lot of transition….

Conclusions from the AEE Bolivia Forum 2022

The AEE Bolivia 2022 Forum, which took place on October 14 in the city of Santa Cruz (UTEPSA University), concluded with great success after learning about the experiences and propositional contributions of those who were the panelists of the event. The event had the active participation of the national electricity sector, industrial, energy, and academic…

Is There Too Much Data?

In this episode, we talk about an area of energy that is becoming increasingly more important for actual implementation and tracking of energy efficiency projects, energy auditing. Our Guests: Chris Mbori from Kenya, founder of Eenovators Limited, an ESCO that focuses on providing commercial and industrial clients energy management solutions aimed at reducing energy consumption…

A Letter from the 2023 President of the Board

Dear AEE Family, Hello and Happy New Year to the extended AEE Family!  We have a lot to be excited for as we start 2023. I am honored and energized to serve as the Board President this year, and I hope to continue the amazing momentum we have achieved over the past two years.   …

Chapter News: AEE HTU Hosts Energy Day

AEE Energy Day was AEE HTU’s way of welcoming energy engineering students to the new academic year. They highlighted opportunities in the energy field in Jordan and at HTU specifically. The event included many important sessions: – Smart meter rollout in Jordan & smart meters technology – Students’ international opportunities and the ECO car project…

Chapter News: AEE German Jordanian University Chapter Hosts Koplenz Universität

The German Jordanian University invited Koplenz Universität to discuss the means of cooperation between the two Universities and opportunities for cultural exchange. After that meeting, AEE board members, with the help of the Club advisor, conducted a tour of their University for the students of Koplenz university. They explored the solar thermal systems and the…

Chapter News: WAEE Hosts 9th Annual Conference

The Wisconsin Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers (WAEE) held its 9th annual Wisconsin Energy Efficiency Expo (WEEE) at the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino’s beautiful 30,000 square feet Event Center in Milwaukee, WI. The expo’s two main sponsors were We Energies and Slipstream. The event had over 275 attendees, featured 36 exhibitors, 20 breakout…

Chapter News: Slovak University Hosts Indoor Climate of Buildings Conference

The Indoor Climate of Buildings Conference is held annually, while every third year, the conference is international. Doctoral students organize the ICB conference at the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Department of Building Services, who are also members of AEE. Most speakers at the conference were also students, but this year, they added a…

An Overview of COP 27

AEE attended the Conference of Parties (COP 27). Eight AEE staff and incredible partners from around the world participated in advocating for capacity building and implementation., Listen to Alain Aoun, Bill Kent, Fotouh Al-Ragom, Laurie Wiegend Jackson, and Mary Elise Cox share their experiences at COP 27.

2021-2022 Energy Jobs and Market Trends Report

Each year the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) creates an Energy Jobs & Market Trends Report directly from the data and opinions of our members and certified professionals. This year, over 1,700 energy professionals, from 84 countries responded to an open survey to share their demographics, experiences, and the challenges they face. This report provides unique insight into the…

Planes, Fleets, and Automobiles

In this episode, Conor Malloy and Abdelhadi Hussein explore how the transportation sector can reduce their CO2 output, starting with the consumer and ending with supply chain.

AEE Participates in COP27

The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) will attend the 27th session of the Conference of the Parties, or COP 27, held in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, from November 7 -18, 2022, hosted by the United Nations Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC). This critical event brings together world leaders and interested parties while calling attention to the need…

Inflation Reduction Act

Cyrus Bedwhar and Jacob Goldman give an overview of energy tax savings and updates to the Inflation Reduction Act for both commercial buildings and residential.  Provide Comments for the IRA by November 4, 2022:Section 179D n-22-48Alternative Energy: n-22-49Sections 6417 & 6418 n-22-50 Learn more about the Inflation Reduction Act:White House, Clean Energy for All: https://www.whitehouse.gov/cleanenergy/?utm_source=cleanenergy.govBipartisan…

Announcing the 2022 Energy Managers Hall of Fame Inductees

AEE is pleased to announce the 2022 Energy Managers Hall of Fame Inductees. These individuals have made significant contributions to the energy industry and will be honored at the 2022 AEE World Energy Conference Keynote Luncheon. The Hall of Fame ceremony will take place on Friday, September 23 at the Georgia World Congress Center in…

Congratulations to AEE’s 2022 International Award Winners!

Through its International Awards Program, the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) shines light on the important work that is being done by individuals, organizations, agencies, and corporations. These awards identify those who exemplify the very best in their fields. The 2022 International Awards were presented on Wednesday, September 21, 2022. Energy Engineer of the Year Mr….

Announcing the 2022 AEE Regional Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2022 AEE Regional Award Winners! These awards will be presented at the Regional Awards Ceremony, held in conjunction with the AEE World Energy Conference & Expo. The Regional Awards Ceremony is on Tuesday, September 20th from 3-5pm at the Georgia World Congress Center. Best Journal Article for 2021 “Monitoring Based Commissioning: Step-by-Step…

Announcing the 2022 AEE Student Chapter Award Winners

We are pleased to announce the 2022 AEE Student Chapter Award Winners! These awards will be presented at the Student Chapter Luncheon, held in conjunction with the AEE World Conference & Expo. The Student Chapter Luncheon on Wednesday, September 21st from 12:00-1:30pm. BEST CHAPTER NEWSLETTERInternational – Vellore Institute of Technology Student Chapter BEST COMMUNITY SERVICENational…

Announcing the 2022 AEE Chapter Award Winners

We are pleased to announce the 2022 AEE Chapter Award Winners! These awards will be presented at the Chapter Leadership Meeting, held in conjunction with the AEE World Conference & Expo. The Chapter Leadership Meeting is on Tuesday, September 20th from 12:00-2:00pm. BEST CHAPTER NEWSLETTERNational – Greater Philadelphia ChapterInternational – Delhi Chapter BEST CHAPTER WEBSITENational…

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Lead Your Life and Energy Career Testimonial:Thomas Briede, CEM

While searching for 2022 AEE training courses which offer continuing education credits, the class titled “Lead Your Life and Energy Career” caught my eye. The title and curriculum sparked my interest as I was looking for something different that would force outside of the box thinking. Immediately upon meeting the course instructor, Ziad Haddad and the…

Bonus Episode: Juneteenth- A Discussion on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Transitioning to Decarbonization

Hear from Ron Miller and Ghina Annan talk about transitioning to decarbonization within the energy industry, buildings, and even individuals and answer this question: can transitioning to decarbonization be an immediate thing, or will it take time?

Nominations & Elections Slate of AEE Officers for 2023

President Eric Oliver is the Founder of Earthwide, LLC, an Energy and Sustainability Master Planning Company in McLean, VA.  A passionate energy conservationist, Eric Oliver started his career with the federal government to help launch EPA’s Energy Star Buildings Program in 1994.    Eric had also founded EMO Energy Solutions in 1998 to address the growing…

emPOWERment

Fotouh Al-Ragom, President of AEE, and Laurie Wiegand-Jackson, President of CWEEL, talk about the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the energy industry. Each share their own experiences and offer advice on joining the energy workforce.