CxEnergy presentations are approved by AIA’s Continuing Education Systems (CES) for Continuing Education Units. As such, the presentations must be free of commercial bias and not imply endorsement of any commercial interest.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. $650 (includes application fee, workshop & exam) Note: Individuals who are interested in CxA certification must submit a completed CxA Application in advance of the test date to get approved to take the CxA exam.
CxA certification is open to independent industry professionals who meet all education and experience prerequisites and implement commissioning processes in new and existing buildings.
The CxA exam is a four-hour, closed-book exam consisting of 130 multiple-choice questions. The exam tests candidates on elements of the commissioning process, as well as general understanding of building systems and how commissioning fits in with the construction process. ACG recommends that all candidates thoroughly study the ACG Commissioning Guideline to prepare for the exam. Other reference materials are also available. Individuals who are attending CxEnergy may also want to register to attend the Workshop as final preparation for the exam.
Download the CxA Candidate Handbook for comprehensive information regarding the CxA certification program, including how to apply for certification and prepare to take the new examination.
Energy Management Professional (EMP) Seminar & Exam
Monday, April 24 – Tuesday, April 25, 2017 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. $1,150 (includes application fee, seminar & exam) Note: all required documentation must be submitted with the application in order to qualify for certification.
The Energy Management Process Seminar is designed to help candidates understand the energy management process and how it can be applied and serves as the final preparation for the Energy Management Professional (EMP) exam.
This program is based on the process described in the Energy Management Guideline. The detailed, phased process uses a data-driven approach and is designed to achieve maximum energy efficiency while ensuring optimal building performance. The Energy Management Professional (EMP) designation raises the bar for energy-related certifications. The EMP is a “master’s degree” for individuals who provide independent energy services and have not only a deep understanding of energy concepts, but also an intimate, hands-on understanding of how building systems operate.