CEM Course 2019

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CEM Course 2019

South East Chapter

May 20, 2019 @ 8:00 am - May 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

AEE NCC is hosting its annual Certified Energy Manager (CEM) course and exam from May 20th-24 th, 2019 at George Washington University in Washington, DC. Since its inception in 1981, the CEM credential has become widely accepted and used as a measure of professional accomplishment within the energy management field. The course is designed for energy industry professionals and aspiring students. The class can fill quickly, so please register as soon as possible.

The Certified Energy Manager (CEM) Course is for individuals interested in furthering their knowledge and skills in energy management. CEMs are often leaders in developing and implementing energy management strategies and will be able to optimize energy performance of facilities, buildings, and industrial plants. The course includes a 4-day training session followed by an exam.

“Great breadth of knowledge and topics and wonderful instructor. Excellent course. Best thing I have done yet to further my career! Thank you to AEE and the folks who develop this material!” – Emily

“Thanks so much for all that you taught me a few weeks ago in CEM training in DC! I truly enjoyed it, learned so much, and can’t wait to see where my career in energy takes me.” – Nicole



Timothy B. Janos, JD, CEM, CEA, CIEP, CDSM, CSDP, BEP, Principal of Spectrum Energy Concepts, Inc.  Tim is a distinguished AEE International Instructor, an AEE Fellow and a Member of the AEE Energy Managers Hall of Fame.  In addition to his technical knowledge and success in saving energy, Mr. Janos has been a tireless promoter of the energy profession both locally and nationally.  Thousands have benefited from the meetings, workshops, courses, and lectures he has presented.  He was the AEE President in 2006 and has served for 16 years as Chairman of the Certified Energy Manager (CEM) Board.  He is currently serving as Chairman of the Certified Energy Auditor (CEA) Board and the Certified Industrial Energy Professional Boards (CIEP).

“Tim was very engaging and moved around the room a lot to keep everyone engaged!” – Julia

“It was a very good course. Tim did a great job. Very personable and knowledgeable.” – Pete


Study Materials:

All course participants will receive the Comprehensive CEM Workbook and the Guide to Energy Management Handbook issued at the start of training. Exam scores will be mailed, as well as CEM certificates for those who pass the exam and meet certification requirements.


Body of Knowledge and Study Guide available at www.aeecenter.org/CEMBoK
Practice questions, helpful concept videos (free) and other resources are available at: www.aeeprograms.com/cem-resources 



Attendees are encouraged to complete a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) Exam Application or Energy Manager in Training (EMIT) Exam Application 3-4 weeks prior to taking the exam. If an applicant doesn’t meet one of the CEM eligibility criteria, they can still apply for the Energy Manager In-Training certification, EMIT. The EMIT certification is valid for six years, which allows applicants time to meet the full CEM certification eligibility requirements. Anyone who misses the 3-week deadline for the application submittal can still take the exam, but will need to complete an application waiver form on exam day and then submit the CEM or EMIT application at a later date. We encourage all students to submit the application ahead of time so they can be pre-approved for the certification. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Helen Johnson / 770-447-5083 x.218 / helen@aeecenter.org.

There is a two-step process for registration:

1. To reserve your spot for the training, complete the                                          registration at:


2. To apply for the CEM certification, download the In-House​ CEM Application and submit the completed forms to AEE National prior to taking the course. The application process is robust because the experience is a significant aspect of CEM certification. No additional fee is required beyond the registration fee. ​​​

​​Participants who do not meet the CEM professional experience requirements may take the course to become an Energy Manager in Training (EMIT) credential upon passing the CEM exam. Download and complete the In-House EMIT application and submit the completed applications to AEE National prior to taking the course. No additional fee is required beyond the registration fee.


Course Fee:

AEE NCC Members                           $2,050              ($345 savings)

Non-Members                                  $2,250               ($345 savings)

AEE NCC Student Members                $500              ($1,895 savings)

Certification exam fee is included in the registration fee. No separate charges apply. Savings are compared to courses offered by AEE National.


Please contact Ben Rupert for any questions.

   Ben Rupert
   CEM Energy Project and Procurement Manager
Maryland Clean Energy Center
(202) 556-1565

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