Certified Energy Auditor™ Training Program

Energy Auditors undertake energy efficiency assessments of commercial and industrial facility's energy systems. Their audits cover building occupancy, operations, maintenance, and code compliance. An auditor aims to provide their client with detailed survey results, risk mitigation analysis, implementation plans, and a final investment-grade analysis.

About This Program

This training program is designed to provide attendees an in-depth and technical review of energy auditing. Over three days, our professional instructors will guide you through the essential steps necessary to evaluate facility energy systems from preliminary surveys through ASHRAE® Level 3 Energy Audits, how to analyze results and deliver them to your client.

What You Will Learn

  • Pre-audit requirements to ensure accurate data collection, measurement and verification
  • What you need to know when conducting audits of building equipment and systems, such as lighting, pumps, motors, drives, HVAC, water systems, etc.
  • The financial and economic aspects of an energy audit and how they can affect the bottom line for an organization
  • How to analyze utilities, and how energy demand, energy rates, energy accounting and performance contracting all affect an energy audit
  • How to identify the "low-hanging fruit" that is ripe for energy conservation opportunities

Who Should Attend

The program is of most significant value to those undertaking or assessing energy auditing projects. Obtaining AEE's CEA™ certification provides international credibility among energy management, sustainable and clean energy communities. Attendees of this program have included existing energy professionals, energy engineers, energy managers, facilities managers, and energy consultants. 

Course Outline

  • Energy Auditing Overview (Industrial and Residential)
  • ASHRAE® Level I Walk-through Audit
  • ASHRAE® Level II & III Audits
  • Auditing Tools and Software
  • Investment Grade Audits
  • Calculations to Determine Usage
  • Building Envelopes
  • Energy Conservation Measures
  • Energy Fundamentals and Power Factor
  • Facility Systems and Lighting
  • HVAC and Chillers
  • Motors, Drives and Driven Loads
  • Boilers, Compressed Air and Industrial Processes
  • Domestic Hot Water and Service Hot Water
  • Water Efficiency and Conservation
  • Operations and Maintenance Considerations
  • Project Financing
  • Audit Reports

Our Instructors

Each member of our team of professional instructors provides their own experience and focuses on specific areas essential to energy auditing. Their combined teaching and industry experience allows them to deliver information that is of the most relevance and practical value to attendees.