Certified Business Energy Professional (CBEP)

Certified Business Energy Professionals comprehend how significant energy decisions impact an organization’s energy-consuming systems, how these systems impact employee productivity, and how these decisions can impact the organization’s financial profitability and bottom line. They are able to present and justify these programs and projects for approval and, more importantly, are able to compare competing projects and make objective decisions regarding which projects should be approved.

Certification Program Objectives: 

  • Codes, Standards, and Green Buildings: Understand and apply energy codes, standards, and regulations for green building practices to promote energy efficiency and sustainability.
  • Energy Fundamentals and Accounting: Develop a solid foundation in energy fundamentals and acquire skills in energy accounting and instrumentation to accurately measure, monitor, and analyze energy usage.
  • Utility Rates, Procurement, and Economics: Gain knowledge of utility rate structures, energy markets, and procurement strategies, along with understanding energy economics and financial analysis techniques for effective energy management and cost optimization.
  • Building Systems and Industrial Systems: Explore energy-efficient design, operation, and optimization of building systems and industrial systems, including HVAC, lighting, controls, and energy-efficient equipment.
  • Commissioning, Measurement & Verification: Understand the process of commissioning and conduct measurement and verification (M&V) activities to ensure the successful implementation and ongoing performance of energy projects.

Certifying Examination:

  • To be certified as CBEP, student should take up a 1.5 hours exam at the designated examination centers.
  • The qualifying exam would consist of 50 multiple choice questions, testing core certification modules.
  • Professionals with relevant experience and other qualifying criteria may be exempted from the examination.

Materials Provided:

  • Presentation slides
  • Study references


Upon successful completion of the CBEP training, participants will receive a “Certified Business Energy Professional” certificate.

Who Should Attend:

  • Energy Managers
  • Facility Managers
  • Engineers and Technicians
  • Energy Auditors
  • Sustainability Professionals
  • Energy Consultants
  • Building Owners and Operators
  • Environmental and Energy Policy Professionals

Course Outline: 

  • Codes & Standards, and Green Buildings
  • Energy Fundamentals
  • Utility Rates
  • Electric and Gas Procurement
  • Energy Accounting and Instrumentation
  • Energy Economics, and Financing Energy Projects
  • Commissioning; Measurement & Verification
  • Building Systems
  • Industrial Systems
  • Energy Efficient Equipment & Applications