5 - Day CEM Course

​​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. ​​


Duques Hall, Room 151 (tentative)
George Washington University Washington, DC  


May 20 – 24, 2019
8am – 5pm (Mon – Thu)

8am – 1pm (Fri) 4-hour proctored certification exam

Contact Points:

Senior Mechanical Engineer
(703) 614-1363
Ben Rupert, CEM
New Energy Technology (NET)
(360) 927-8236

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. 

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.


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

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.