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AEE is an ANSI-Accredited Certifying Body for the CEM® Program
The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) Certified Energy Manager® (CEM®) certification program is 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. Read full details.

The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) was the first organization to pioneer energy certification programs. No other organization can match the AEE Certified Energy Manager® (CEM®) credential. Here’s why AEE certifications are used throughout business and government:

  • Only organization implementing energy certification programs for 36 years
  • Only organization that has certified 15,000 Certified Energy Managers (CEM)
  • Only organization that has certified over 28,000 professionals in specialty energy areas

CEM® - A DOE Recognized Program
The CEM is the first recognized program under the Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines. The Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines were developed in collaboration between the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the commercial energy performance industry to strengthen the growing energy efficiency market by certifying a highly skilled workforce. Click here for more details.


AEE certification programs are recognized by the US Department of Energy, US Agency for International Development, State Department, Fortune 1000 companies, utilities, energy service companies, and countless others. In 2011, the US Department of Energy recognized the Certified Energy Auditor (CEA) and Certified Building Commissioning Professional (CBCP) programs by awarding AEE a grant to expand AEE existing training and certification programs. When you earn an AEE Credential, you are distinguishing yourself among colleagues in your field and demonstrating high levels of experience, competence, and specialty knowledge. The 2015 AEE member survey, based on more than 2500 responses, indicates:

  • Eighty-five percent (85%) of energy professionals surveyed responded that their company has benefited since they had received their certification
  • Sixty-three percent (63%) of energy professionals surveyed indicated that they are receiving higher professional visibility since receiving their AEE certification
  • Sixty-two percent (62%) of energy professionals surveyed indicated they are in a better position for advancement
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AEE Continuing Education Programs Recognized for Professional Engineer License Renewal and Certification Renewal

AEE Continuing Education Programs have gained the following recognition:

  • AEE is an Approved Training Provider under the U.S. Green Building Council Education Provider Program for GBCI’s Mandatory Credential Maintenance Program (CMP)
  • AEE is a registered Provider within the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Continuing Education System (CES)
  • AEE is approved provider for PE license renewal in Florida, New York, and North Carolina and is recognized as a nonprofit training provider in other states requiring professional development hours (PDHs)
  • AEE continuing education units can be used for certification renewal


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