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Certified Business Energy Professional Online Training Program


*Please note, for all certification preparation training programs, an additional fee is due when submitting your certification application to take the exam.

About this Program

This online training program is a highly condensed version of AEE's Live Certified Business Energy Professional Training Program. It has been designed to allow attendees to understand the components that are necessary for effective energy management, and how to make the best business decisions involving energy management to impact the bottom line, either for your company or your customers.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to make effective business decisions involving energy management so all components of an energy management program are working in the same direction.
  • Learn the different vital financial factors for justifying projects, including performance contracting management, alternative financing, and project financing.
  • Understand what business-oriented professionals need to know when supervising technical professionals in energy management.
  • Learn the essential aspects of energy procurement and energy accounting and reporting.
  • Learn how to look at utility rates and make project decisions based on this knowledge.
  • Learn how to communicate in non-technical terms the benefits of energy efficiency projects.
  • Work through many practical examples to demonstrate the topics and procedures covered
  • Review the various areas of the Body of Knowledge associated with AEE's Certified Business Energy Professional® (BEP®) exam.

Educational Credits

You earn 1.2 CEU | 12.5 PDH | 2.5 AEE Credits for completing this program

Certification Program

This training program prepares attendees to take the Certified Business Energy Professional® (BEP®) exam. Please review the requirements for certification here. A separate certification and application fee applies. Attendees can choose to schedule the exam at a remote testing center at a time of their choosing. 


    The online training program is of greatest value to non-technical business-oriented professionals that manage energy engineers or oversee energy efficiency projects or technically oriented professionals that need a better understanding of justifying projects and the business side of energy management. Obtaining AEE’s BEP® certification provides international credibility among energy management, sustainable and clean energy communities. Attendees of this program have included existing energy professionals, executives, financial executives, facilities managers, energy consultants, energy engineers, and energy managers.

    Online Training Experience

    Attending this program is an ideal opportunity to participate in a focused, fast-paced instructional program, designed to expand your knowledge of energy efficiency and energy management practices. The program is presented in short 2.5-hour sessions over the course of five days to allow professionals to attend while still maintaining their current work schedule.

    Attendees can participate in this online program from anywhere you have access to a high-speed internet connection or access via smartphone/tablet.

    Training Program Hours

    • Monday - Friday: 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm US Eastern

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    Important Notes

    Please Note:

    • Review the Transfer & Cancellation Policy. By Registering for this Training Program you agree to these terms.
    • Registration for online training ends at 12 pm (noon) US Eastern on the Friday before the start of the training program. AEE will consider last-minute registrations on a per case basis.