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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 Efficiency Goals: 

The US is increasingly focused on reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. By receiving your CEA credential, you can assess energy usage, detect inefficiencies, and recommend cost-effective measures to improve energy efficiency.

Cost Savings:

Help your company identify wasteful energy practices, save costs, and improve energy efficiency.

Regulatory Compliance:

Are there energy efficiency standards and codes in your area? Compliance with these regulations often requires energy audits to assess and verify energy performance. By receiving proper training, you can ensure compliance with these regulations, avoiding penalties and legal issues while helping their clients meet the required standards. 

Sustainability Initiatives:

Energy auditing training equips you with the knowledge and skills to promote sustainability in the built environment. By contributing to sustainability initiatives, trained auditors support a cleaner and greener future.

This course is designed to step through all aspects of an audit, with a heavy emphasis on the technical (understanding technologies – lighting, boilers, and chillers – laying out calculations and practicing them), all designed to assist students take and pass the CEA® exam.