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Accelerated Certified Energy Manager Online Training


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


This Online Program is a highly condensed version of the standard  Certified Energy Manager Training Program. It is designed for professionals with a PE or at least 5 years experience in the energy management or energy efficiency fields.

Over five days, the instructor will review many aspects of energy management, including current strategies, principles, and best practices, and available systems and technologies. The fast-paced program focuses on the “where to” and “how to” optimize energy use and costs within non-residential buildings. By understanding the fundamental principles, experienced professionals finish the program with actionable ideas they can immediately apply in their facilities to improve profitability. The instructor reviews energy calculations and core content aligned with the CEM Body of Knowledge. (Referenced at

Who should attend?

This fast-paced program assumes attendees have prior experience in the energy management field and have the ability to study and work problems off line. It is of particular value to Facility Managers, Energy Managers, Utility Employees, ESCO Employees, Energy Engineers, and Consultants. The course covers complex concepts in a condensed schedule and is of particular value for those wishing to review energy management principles and practices before taking the CEM certification exam.

Online Training Experience

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

Instructor Value

Only instructors with greater than 20 years experience in the industry teach this program. They present the latest practices, strategies, and theories, while leading discussions in an open, interactive environment.  In each topic covered, the instructors focus on the most “useful” and “proven” activities that are the most significant value to attendees.

Certification Program

This training program prepares attendees to take the Certified Energy Manager® (CEM®) exam. Please review the requirements for certification here. A separate certification and application fee applies.

Attendees can select one of two options to apply for the certification and sit the CEM® exam.

  1. The attendee can choose to take the exam after an on-site CEM training program. These programs are held worldwide throughout the year. Visit the AEE website for a list of exam dates and contact AEE to register for an exam.
  2. Alternatively, the attendee can choose to schedule and take the exam online through remote proctoring.


Day 1

  • Introduction to AEE and CEM
  • Importance of Energy Management
  • Energy Basics and Fuel Supply and Pricing
  • Energy Audits

Day 2

  • Energy Accounting and Economics
  • Electrical Power Systems
  • Motors and Drives

Day 3

  • HVAC Systems
  • Building Envelope
  • Building Automation and Controls
  • Thermal Energy Storage

Day 4

  • Boiler and Steam Systems
  • CHP Systems and Renewable Energy
  • Industrial Systems
  • Energy Savings Performance Contracting and M&V

Day 5

  • Building Performance Standards and Codes
  • Lighting Systems
  • Maintenance and Commissioning

Schedule & Dates


January 9 - 13, 2023 | Eastern Time

March 6 - 10, 2023 | Eastern Time

April 10 - 14, 2023 | Eastern Time

May 22 - 26, 2023 | Eastern Time

Monday – Friday: 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Educational Credits

1.2 CEU | 12.5 PDH | 2.5 AEE Credits

      Important Notes

      Please Note:

      • Review the Transfer & Cancellation Policy. By Registering for this Training Program you agree to these terms.
      • Early registration is recommended as seats for AEE Training Programs are limited. Registration will close when an event reaches capacity.
      • Questions? Visit the FAQ Page for additional information about AEE Training Programs.
      • This program is designed for US attendees only. Contact your local training provider for programs available in your region.