Existing Building Commissioning Professional

Association of Energy Engineers has established the Existing Building Commissioning Professional (EBCP™) certification program with the dual purpose of recognizing the most qualified professionals in this growing area within the energy industry, and raising the overall professional standards within the existing building commissioning field.

EBCP Recognition

City of Atlanta
EBCP is one of the approved credentials to do work under the City of Atlanta’s Commercial Building Ordinance(link is external)

City of San Francisco
EBCP recognized by the City of San Francisco Existing Commercial Buildings Energy Performance Ordinance and the Department of Environment to provide energy auditing or building commissioning services.

Objectives

  • To raise the professional standards of those engaged in existing building commissioning.
  • To improve the practice of existing building commissioning by encouraging professionals in a continuing education program of professional development related to commissioning.
  • To identify persons with acceptable knowledge of the principles and practices of existing building commissioning through completing an examination and fulfilling prescribed standards of performance and conduct.
  • To award special recognition to those professionals who have demonstrated a high level of competence and ethical fitness for existing building commissioning.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

Education   Experience
4-year related* degree OR Professional Engineer (PE) OR Registered Architect (RA) AND 3+ years related* experience

4-year unrelated degree

AND 5+ years related* experience
2-year technical degree, or vocational school certificate in HVAC/electrical, or valid HVAC or Electrician contracting license AND 5+ years related* experience
NONE AND 10+ years related* experience
The current status of Certified Energy Manager (CEM®) or Certified Building Commissioning Professional (CBCPTM)    

*Related degree in science, engineering, architecture, business, law, finance, or related field and related experience in facilities management HVAC or process engineering design, construction project management, electrical/controls design, installation of operations, testing, adjusting and balancing, or building commissioning.

Requirements

All EBCP candidates must attend one of AEE's preparatory EBCP training seminars, submit a EBCP certification application, and pass an open book examination, which is proctored by an approved exam administrator.

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Step One: Register for the EBCP Training Seminar

All EBCP candidates are required to complete the Fundamentals of Existing Building Commissioning training seminar.

Step Two: Complete Your EBCP Certification Application & Register for an Exam

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  • Certification Application and Examination Fees:
    • $300 if exam is taken in conjunction with a live training seminar
    • $400 if exam is taken at a remote testing center 
  • Certification Renewal:
    • $300 every three years 
  • International Fees:
    • Fees may vary outside the U.S. Contact your local training provider for seminar, certification, examination, and renewal fees. 

Contact

Francine Seskin
(770) 447-5083, ext. 223
fseskin@aeecenter.org