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Train Green: Free On-Demand Certified Energy Manager Course


As a part of Train Green SEICBP, the DCSEU has partnered with accredited green training institutions to offer training, credentialing, and certifications at no cost to District Certified Business Enterprises (CBEs) and CBE-Eligible firms and their staff.

In partnership with the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), the DCSEU is excited to offer the Certified Energy Manager (CEM®) On-Demand Training Program and CEM Exam for the second time this year. If you are looking to develop capacity for yourself or your staff, becoming a CEM can help prepare individuals to take on leadership roles as it relates to the creation of energy management strategies within a facility. In the District, CEMs are an invaluable resource as many buildings prep to meet the Building Energy Performance Standards (BEPS).

The DCSEU will cover the full cost of the training and exam, a $1,695 value. This industry-recognized certification covers a wide range of topics specific to facility and building energy management from electrical power systems to building envelopes. Increase your capacity today and start on your path to becoming a competitive CEM or business in your industry! CBEs, District-based businesses, and their employees will be given preference, however, participants will not be limited to only these businesses.*

Certified Energy Manager (CEM®) On-Demand Training Program and CEM Exam – 2nd Cohort

  • Course Dates: Six-Month Access for each Participant / CEM exam held via remote proctoring according to individual participant’s schedules
    Time Commitment: 24 Recorded Training Hours – 0.5 day exam / 2.4 CEUs
    Registration Deadline: Wednesday, September 28th at COB
    Course Format: Self-Paced

In order to qualify to take the exam and become a CEM, you must meet eligibility requirements set by AEE. However, there is an opportunity for those who don’t meet those eligibility requirements to take this course and become an Energy Manager In-Training (EMIT) to be able to work on meeting those requirements without losing credit for taking the On-Demand CEM course.

To see the full details about this course, please visit dcseu.com/TrainGreen.

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