Association of Energy Engineers

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The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), founded in 1977, is a nonprofit professional society whose stated mission is “to promote the scientific and educational interests of those engaged in the energy industry and to foster action for sustainable development.”


Since 1981 the Association of Energy Engineers has certified more than 26,000 professionals, whose credentials are recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Agency for International Development.

AEE offers the following certifications:[1]

  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM)
  • Energy Manager in Training (EMIT)
  • Certified Energy Auditor (CEA)
  • Certified Measurement & Verification Professional (CMVP)
  • Business Energy Professional (BEP)
  • Building Energy Simulation Analyst (BESA)
  • Certified Building Commissioning Professional (CBCP)
  • Certified Energy Procurement Professional (CEP)
  • Certified GeoExchange Designer (CGD) (see International Ground Source Heat Pump Association)
  • Certified Lighting Efficiency Professional (CLEP)
  • Certified Power Quality Professional (CPQ)
  • Carbon Reduction Manager (CRM)
  • Certified in the Use of RETScreen (CRU)
  • Certified Sustainable Development Professional (CSDP)
  • Distributed Generation Certified Professional (DGCP)
  • Existing Building Commissioning Professional (EBCP)
  • High Performance Building Professional (HPB)
  • Green Building Engineer (GBE)
  • Residential Energy Auditor (REA)
  • Renewable Energy Professional (REP)
  • Building Energy & Sustainability Technician (BEST)
  • Energy Efficiency Practitioner (EEP)
  • Certified Performance Contracting & Funding Professional (PCF)
  • Government Operator of High Performance Buildings


Each year the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) presents three conference and trade show events for energy and facility professionals. These events, held throughout the continental United States, provide opportunities to find out more about the issues and marketplace developments that impact your decisions, as well as to see the latest technologies first hand.

AEE's three annual trade show events are:[2]


The Association of Energy Engineers publishes three journals:

  • Cogeneration and Distributed Generation Journal
  • Energy Engineering
  • Strategic Planning for Energy and the Environment

AEE also publishes books targeted for energy- and facility-involved professionals. AEE members receive newsletters on the energy industry. In addition, AEE regularly releases reports on the energy industry.


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Re Certified GeoExchange Designer (CGD) - International Ground Source Heat Pump Association