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Course Description

COURSE:  WTSS 464 Certified Energy Management Technology

OBJECTIVE:  For each student to understand and be able to apply energy and water management fundamentals, technology and conservation principles as they relate to Air Force Installations.

DESCRIPTION:  This course will be taught by AEE (Association of Energy Engineers) instructors. The course includes the Certified Energy Manager Exam administered by AEE. The following is a description of the class in the AEE website: This special 5-day seminar provides an in-depth, comprehensive learning and problem-solving forum for those who want a broader understanding of the latest energy cost reduction techniques and strategies. The program begins by examining the basic fundamentals within all key areas of energy management. From there, the instructors systematically move to a working level knowledge the specific principles and techniques needed to really get the job done. This approach has been specially designed to fulfill the needs of professionals who seek a broader and more detailed learning experience than can be provided in AEE’s shorter courses. In only five days, students can gain the knowledge and confidence it takes to effectively apply state-of-the-art principles of energy management, and to achieve control over energy costs in your organization, whether you are responsible for managing a single facility or developing an energy management program for multiple corporate facilities, government buildings, etc. AEE’s most requested program, this seminar has been completed by thousands of professionals since its inception in 1994.

PRIMARY AUDIENCE:  Base Energy Manager

SECONDARY AUDIENCE:  All other engineers working energy related projects. As this course includes extra costs (AEE’s tuition, application and exam fees) that are funded by the Air Force, members of other branches will only be allowed to attend if funded seats are unable to be filled by Air Force personnel.

GRADE:   No restrictions

PREREQUISITES:  Students must be able to complete upper level undergraduate technical course work. Students who sign up for this course must also sign up for WENG 466 Facility Energy Manager, which occurs the following week. This requirement may be waived if the prospective student has already completed WENG 466 Facility Energy Manager, or due to special circumstances at the discretion of the course director.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  All students must submit an application to AEE to sit in for the CEM exam. Each student must meet AEE eligibility requirements to become a CEM. If the required experience is not held by the student, successful completion of the course/exam would result in the attaining of the Energy Manager in Training (EMIT) certification. Such a certification can be upgraded to CEM once the required experience has been obtained. Information regarding the CEM exam may be found on the AEE website: http://www.aeecenter.org/certification/cem A scientific calculator will be required. Note: Graphing calculators will satisfy the requirement however they are not needed for this course. Students will complete the course’s final test in the morning of the last day of the course. WENG 466 Facility Energy Manager will begin in the afternoon of that day. Students accepted into this course will be required to complete a short lesson module online prior to sitting for the class. This will ensure students arrive with a baseline understanding of some of the more heavily discussed topics. Details for accessing and completing this module will be sent out by the course director after acceptance into the course.


Course Enrollment Closes for all AFIT CE offerings 14 days prior to Course Start Date!

Starting 1 January 2020, non-Air Force students may be charged tuition. For more information, please contact our course managers by clicking the Contact Us button.

COURSE CREDIT:  In compliance with IACET allowances.


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HOW TO APPLY:  Select a date from the list below by clicking the button. (Note: Some courses are offered only once annually). Then click the Apply button.

15-Nov-2021 to 19-Nov-2021 / Web Enabled (Registration closes 18-Oct-2021)
06-Dec-2021 to 10-Dec-2021 / Web Enabled (Registration closes 08-Nov-2021)


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