Certified Water Efficiency Professional (CWEP™) Training Program | Orlando, FL | 10/23-10/25

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Course Information

Orange County Convention Center
South Concourse South Hall B
9899 International Drive Orlando, FL 32819

*Training room location and additional information will be provided at the Registration Table during Sign-in on Day 1.
1.5 CEU


Ends at 11:59 PM EST 9 business days prior to training start.

Non-Member  | $1,550

AEE Member  | $1,450

Late Registration
Begins 12:00 AM EST 8 business days prior to training start.

Non-Member  | $1,650

AEE Member  | $1,550

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

Course Description

The Certified Water Efficiency Professional (CWEP®) Training Program is designed to provide attendees with an understanding of industry best practices for effective and efficient water management. Over three days, our professional instructor will guide you through the principles and practices of greatest relevance and practical value related to improving water usage and enabling sustainable programs.

Who Should Attend

The program is of greatest value to those undertaking or assessing water efficiency projects or individuals responsible for water supply and management for a facility or building. Obtaining AEE’s CWEP® certification provides international credibility among the environmental management and sustainability communities. Attendees of this program have included existing energy engineers, energy managers, building maintenance engineers, manufacturing and facilities managers, and energy consultants.

AEE World Conference


Training participants gain free access to the Expo for this event. Hotel discounts are available through the AEE World Hotel Block here.  Be sure to identify yourself as an attendee when you book!


Daily Breaks Days 1 - 2 : AM Break (15 min) | Lunch Break (1 hr) | PM Break (15 min)
Breakfast and lunch are not provided, but light refreshments will be provided throughout the day.
Day 1 |8:00 am-8:30 am| Sign-In
8:30 am-5:00 pm| Training
Day 2 |8:00 am-5:00 pm| Training
Day 3 |8:00 am-8:30 am| Exam Registration
9:00 am-1:00 pm| Exam

All registration and course materials will be given to attendees at sign-in on day 1 at the training location. Workbooks will not be pre-shipped to in-person attendees.

What You Will Learn

  • Learn how to measure, verify and evaluate water usage for a given building or facility.
  • Learn the relevant terminology used by local municipalities, and federal and state governments, as well as their policies, incentives and water specific mandates.
  • Learn about water billing for your company, client or facility, and what strategies to employ to reduce costs.
  • Learn how to compare and contrast water supply and water balancing options.
  • Learn what technologies are available to improve water efficiency.
  • Work through practical examples to demonstrate the topics and procedures covered
  • Review the various areas of the Body of Knowledge associated with AEE’s Certified Water Efficiency Professional® (CWEP®) exam.
  • Discuss how to apply what you have learned to your business and applications.

Eric Elam (Moderator)


Eric Elam, CEM, CWEP, currently serves as the VP of Design/Engineering and co-founder of Water Savers, LLC, a division of Envocore, a recognized leader in advanced design and construction of water efficiency projects. Eric brings over 16 years of experience in all facets of managing water efficiency projects from investment grades audits, advanced design of solutions, scope development, measure implementation, and measurement and verification.

Prior to founding Water Savers in 2009, Eric has worked for multiple water and energy efficiency companies in the Energy Performance Contracting industry. Eric is active with several trade associations, and currently serves as the primary instructor for AEE’s Certified Water Efficiency Professional (CWEP) program. Eric holds a Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Missouri – Columbia. With course emphasis in the field of Biological Sciences, Eric brings a unique perspective to traditional water conservation project design and engineering.

How to Register

  1. Click the “Register” button.
  2. You may be prompted to login if you have not already done so.
  3. Complete the registration information requested and submit payment.

What to Expect After Registering

  1. You will receive a registration confirmation email.
  2. About a week before the course, you will receive a final confirmation with additional details regarding the training.
  3. All information regarding your seminar can be found here in AEE Education, under My Dashboard.

Training Program Attendee Cancellation & Transfer Policy

The following terms and conditions apply to Attendees at the Association of Energy Engineers, Inc. (AEE) Training Programs. All requests for transfers, substitutions, or cancellations must be made in writing. Attendees agree to these terms and conditions by registering for a program.

Transfer Policy

If you are unable to attend the live seminar for which you have registered, registration fees can be transferred to another public seminar offering or substituted with another individual in your place within one year of the original seminar date.  No difference in registration fees paid shall be refunded and attendee is responsible for any difference for transfers to a higher cost seminar.

Virtual Programs: Requests to transfer to a differently named program submitted 14 or less days may be subject to the full cost of the workbook if already ordered.


For registrations cancelled 21 days or more prior to the program date, the full registration fee less a $200 service charge will be refunded.  Registrations cancelled 14 or less days may be subject to the full cost of the workbook if already ordered. For registrations cancelled 20 days or less, the full registration fee shall be assessed and no refund will be made.  No shows will result in forfeiting of the registration fee and no refund will be made.

In the event a training program is not held as a result of any cause not reasonably within 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.), attendees shall be notified as soon as possible and AEE’s liability will be limited to the reimbursement of the training program registration fee.

Certification Program

The Certified Water Efficiency Professional™ (CWEP™) exam is administered the day after this program. Please review the requirements for certification here. 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 CWEP exam, certification eligibility, scheduling, or the application process can be directed to our CWEP Certification Director, Francine Seskin, francine@aeecenter.org.

For additional information, visit the links below.

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.

Water Poverty: The Next Oil Crisis
Water Poverty: The Next Oil Crisis
Water Quality & Systems A Guide For Facility Managers
Water Quality & Systems A Guide For Facility Managers


Day 1
10/23/2023 at 8:00 AM (EDT)   |  9 hours  |  Attendance Required
10/23/2023 at 8:00 AM (EDT)   |  9 hours  |  Attendance Required
Day 2
10/24/2023 at 8:00 AM (EDT)   |  12 hours  |  Attendance Required
10/24/2023 at 8:00 AM (EDT)   |  12 hours  |  Attendance Required
Day 3 | Exam Registration
10/25/2023 at 8:00 AM (EDT)   |  30 minutes
10/25/2023 at 8:00 AM (EDT)   |  30 minutes Exam sign-in starts promptly at 8:00 AM. A driver's license or equivalent identification must be presented to the exam proctor at the time of sign-in.
Day 3 | Exam
10/25/2023 at 9:00 AM (EDT)   |  4 hours
10/25/2023 at 9:00 AM (EDT)   |  4 hours
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 Water Efficiency Professional (CWEP™) Training Program
1.5 CEU credits  |  Certificate available
1.5 CEU credits  |  Certificate available Certificate of Completion | Certified Water Efficiency Professional (CWEP™) Training Program