*Please note, for all certification preparation training programs, an additional fee is due when submitting your certification application to take the exam (excludes CMVP).
The Global Certified Energy Auditor® (CEA®) Training Program is designed to provide attendees an in-depth and technical review of energy auditing. Over four days, our professional instructors will guide you through the principles and practices of greatest relevance and practical value.
Early Registration Recommended:
Travel to the training location and join your cohorts in a state of the art learning center. You benefit from being away from the office, daily interruptions, and direct face-to-face interaction with your fellow attendees and instructors.
In-person* seats are limited to follow social distancing guidelines. Early registration is highly recommended to reserve an in-person seat.
Maintaining a Safe Environment
The health and well-being of our attendees and instructors is our top priority. In-person attendees can be assured AEE and the training facility adhere to the CDC's recommendations for social distancing and safety measures.
In-Person Training Materials
All registration and course materials will be given to attendees at sign-in on day 1 at the seminar location. Workbooks will not be pre-shipped to in-person attendees.
*Subject to change due to local gathering requirements.
You can participate in a fully interactive, instructor-led classroom environment from the comfort of your own home or office. An ideal solution for those with travel, time, or budget restrictions.
Virtual attendance is currently available to US Attendees only. View AEE's global training schedule here. The virtual format is designed to be most similar to a live classroom experience. Sessions are not recorded and must be attended in real time.
Virtual Training Materials
Virtual System & Equipment Requirements
This program is held over 5 Days.
You earn 3.2 CEU | 32 PDH | 6.4 AEE Credits for completing this program.
This training program prepares attendees to take the Certified Energy Auditor® (CEA®) exam. Please review the requirements for certification here. A separate certification and application fee applies.
On-site participants will have the opportunity to take the certification exam in-person on the final day of the training. AEE recommends submitting the CEA or CEA-IT application at least 30 days prior to the seminar date.
Virtual attendees can now take the CEA® exam online through remote proctoring. Exam times are scheduled on an individual basis. To schedule your exam, you must first submit the CEA or CEA-IT applications and select virtual proctoring.
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The program is of greatest 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.
Virtual attendance is currently available to US Attendees only.
Review location and training hours for upcoming events below. As a reminder, virtual attendance is currently available to US Attendees only.
In-Person Location:New Orleans Ernest N. Memorial Convention Center
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This program is held in conjunction with the AEE World Energy Conference & Expo. CEA training participants gain free access to the Expo for this event. Hotel discounts are available through the AEE World Hotel Block on the Official Hotel Reservation Website.
Daily Breaks Mon - Thurs: AM Break (15 min) | Lunch Break (1 hr) | PM Break (15 min)
Day 1 | Sign-In & Registration: 8:00 am – 8:30 am US Central
Day 1 | Training Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm US Central
Day 2 – 4 | Training Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm US Central
Day 5 | Exam Registration: 8:00 am - 9:00 am US Central
Day 5 | Certification Exam (Onsite): 9:00 am – 1:00 pm US Central