Certified Building Commissioning Professional (CBCP®) Training Program | March 2024

Certified Building Commissioning Professional (CBCP®) Training Program | March 2024

Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 03/04/2024 at 8:00 AM (EST)

  • Registration Closed

Course Information

March 4-7, 2024
3.2 CEU


Ends at 11:59 PM EST 8 business days prior to training start.

Non-Member  | $1,995

AEE Member  | $1,750

Late Registration
Begins 12:00 AM EST 7 business days prior to training start.

Non-Member  | $2,095

AEE Member  | $1,850

Registration closes 12:00 AM EST 3 business days prior to training start or if course reaches capacity.

Course Description

The Certified Building Commissioning Professional (CBCP®) Training Program provides an in-depth look at effective energy-efficient strategies for building commissioning. Over four days, attendees gain a clear understanding of building commissioning concepts, processes, and project management. Each member of our team of professional instructors provides their own experience and focuses on specific areas essential to building commissioning and of the most significant relevance and practical value.

Who Should Attend

The program is of great value to individuals responsible for building commissioning projects, whether directly managing these projects, or interacting with contractors and consultants that are undertaking these projects on your company’s behalf. Attendees of this program have included energy engineers, energy managers, building owners, plant engineers, maintenance engineers, facilities managers, and energy consultants. 


Daily Breaks Days 1 - 2 : AM Break (15 min) | Lunch Break (1 hr) | PM Break (15 min)

Please see the "My Learning Schedule" tab for schedule information.

*Remote exams are scheduled on an individual basis. See Certification Program tab for additional instructions.


Your workbook will be shipped to the address you provide during registration, and will arrive up to 14 days before the class start date.

To review or update your delivery address before registering, please visit your Profile. (Please note that workbooks cannot be delivered to P.O. boxes.)

If you have already registered for this training and need to update your address, send an email to training@aeecenter.org with your revised address details. 

What You Will Learn

  • Learn the commission process and how building owner requirements apply for efficient operation and desired occupancy.
  • Learn proven steps, milestones, and practices needed to manage a project, including the considerations needed to bring all functional teams together for a common goal.
  • Learn about important concepts in testing, renovation, and service to maintain efficient building systems.
  • Work through practical examples of commissioning to demonstrate the topics and procedures covered
  • Review the various areas of the Body of Knowledge associated with AEE’s Certified Building Commissioning Professional® (CBCP®) exam.
  • Discuss how to apply what you have learned to your business and applications.

Song Deng, M.S., P.E., CBCP®, CMVP®, CEA®, REP®, MCBCP®, CBCP®/CBCF® Board Chair, CEA® Board Member, AEE Hall-of-Fame


Song formerly served as an Associate Director at the Energy Systems Lab of Texas A&M University, where he directed an internationally leading group of researchers, engineers, technicians and graduate students implementing building energy efficiency projects with an annual R&D/consulting budget over $8 million. He was the lead Principal Investigator for a comprehensive energy management program on the Texas A&M university campus, for which cumulative savings exceeded $90 million over a period of 17 years. Teamed with Dr. W. Dan Turner, the two personally walked through and assessed more than 600 buildings and campuses globally during the past three decades, leading cutting-edge data-driven energy conservation and asset/resource management programs resulted in measured and documented avoided costs and energy savings over $300 million. They co-developed DOE/AEE’s MCBCP® certification course and AEE’s CBCP® International & Domestic certification courses. Song is also on World Bank’s roster of energy efficiency experts.

 In 2010, Song and Dr. Turner co-founded the Theory of Nodal Partners, which reflects their view of today’s world, IT, infrastructure, energy and utility’s supplies, transportation, storage and consumption, smart grid of everything, interplay and readiness.

Currently, as the Technical Advisor at Austin, TX-based Bee (Building energy efficiency, BeeUSA.com), Song consults and lectures worldwide in the scientific fields of monitoring & platform-based life-cycle building commissioning, master planning, asset and resource management, ESPC, UESC and PACE independent 3rd party M&V and integrated quality assurance, energy efficiency, O&M, sustainability and resiliency, smart buildings/campus/grid, CHP, TES, district-, micro-, and nano-grids, big data analytics, blockchain, quantum, and portable nuclear and hydrogen theories, and fog intelligence.

Certification Program

This training program prepares attendees to take the Certified Building Commissioning Professional(CBCP®) exam. Please review the requirements for certification on the Becoming a CBCP® page. A separate certification and application fee applies.

Registering for the training does NOT register you for the certification exam. To take the exam, you must register for the exam and pay a separate fee. Attendees are encouraged to complete a certification application 4 weeks prior to taking the exam.

After you submit the certification application, you will receive an email confirmation letter from AEE within 4-weeks. Any additional questions about the exam, certification eligibility, scheduling, or the application process can be directed to our CBCP Certification Director, Francine Seskin, francine@aeecenter.org.

For additional information, visit the links below.


Day 1
03/04/2024 at 8:00 AM (EST)  |  540 minutes
03/04/2024 at 8:00 AM (EST)  |  540 minutes
Day 2
03/05/2024 at 8:00 AM (EST)  |  540 minutes
03/05/2024 at 8:00 AM (EST)  |  540 minutes
Day 3
03/06/2024 at 8:00 AM (EST)  |  540 minutes
03/06/2024 at 8:00 AM (EST)  |  540 minutes
Day 4
03/07/2024 at 8:00 AM (EST)  |  529 minutes
03/07/2024 at 8:00 AM (EST)  |  529 minutes
Course Evaluation (1-min)
Select the "Take Course Evaluation" button to begin.  |  1 minute
Select the "Take Course Evaluation" button to begin.  |  1 minute
Certificate of Completion | Certified Building Commissioning Professional (CBCP®) Training Program
3.2 CEU credits  |  Certificate available
3.2 CEU credits  |  Certificate available Certification of Completion for Certified Building Commissioning Professional (CBCP®) Training Program

Reference Books 

The following books are suggested reference books and printed copies are available through the AEE Bookstore. AEE members receive an 15% discount on printed books. Reference books are not required and are intended to help prepare for a training course and exam. 

Digital copies of these books are available through the AEE eLibrary, which is a great resource for accessing searchable content as well as highlighting and taking notes. The eLibrary is available to AEE members for the low discounted price of $35 per year. Digital books cannot be printed or accessed during the certification exam.

If you’re an AEE member, add the eLibrary subscription to your membership here.

If you’re not a member, join AEE here and add the eLibrary subscription to your membership. 

Energy Management Handbook, 9th Edition
Energy Management Handbook, 9th Edition
Guide to Energy Management, Eighth Edition

Guide to Energy Management, Eighth Edition

Handbook of Energy Engineering, Eighth Edition
Handbook of Energy Engineering, Eighth Edition

Public Training Program Participant Transfer & Cancellation Policy 

The following terms and conditions apply to Participants who register for training programs with the Association of Energy Engineers, Inc. (AEE).  All requests for transfers, substitutions, or cancellations must be submitted via email to the Training Department at  training@aeecenter.org; by registering for a course, you agree to these terms and conditions. 

Transfer Policy

In-Person OR Virtual OR Online
  • Registration fees can be transferred to another public course offering, or
  • Registration can be substituted with another person who is interested in taking the course.  AEE will not refund fee differences; registrants will be responsible for making up any cost differences.
  • Transfer options expire one year from the original registration order date.
  • Requests for transfer must be submitted via email to the Training Department at training@aeecenter.org 14 days before the course’s start date.
  • There is a $200 transfer fee.
  •  Registrants who enroll in on-demand courses are not eligible to transfer out of the on-demand course and into another.

Cancellation Policy

In Person OR Virtual OR Online
  • Registrants who cancel 21 days or more before the start date are eligible for a refund minus a $200 cancellation fee.
  • Registrants who cancel 20 days or less before the start date, or who are no-shows are ineligible for a refund.
  • Registrants who enroll in on-demand courses are ineligible to receive a refund or cancel their registration.

If there are changes to a training program that are outside of AEE’s control (including, but not limited to, instructor illness, acts of terrorism, acts of God, war, civil disturbances, declaration of national emergency, accidents or labor disputes, fire, flood, storms etc.), participants will be notified as soon as possible, and AEE’s liability will be limited to the reimbursement of the training program registration fee.

Updated November 13, 2023