education is required for teachers, interior designers, lighting
designers, architects, engineers, educators, nurses, mental health
professionals, and social workers. Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
measure the training for the profession registration and licenses.
Certified Professionals are required to demonstrate a development of Continuing Professional Competency
(CPC) as a condition for certification renewal. CPC requirements will be
satisfied when course providers conduct courses which will enhance and improve a
licenseeís professional skills in the area certified. Each
certified professional is required to obtain Continuing Education Units (CEU) or
Professional Development Hours (PDH) each renewal period.
Continuing Education Unit (CEU) equals 10 Professional Development Hour (PDHs)
or 2 AEE Credits of recognize
continuing education by a qualified instructor and sponsorship.
requires 10 AEE Credits during a three period to renew their Certified
Energy Manager (CEM). One AEE Credit per year is for being employed by a
company in the energy field plus another one per year for being an AEE
member. AEE Officers receive one AEE Credit per year.
During Energy Awareness Month, the AEE Chicago Chapter acknowledges
members and organization for their professional accomplishments in the
following categories energy awards during our Annual Energy banquet
receives 2 AEE
Energy Engineer of
Corporate Energy Management
Energy Professional Development
Energy Manager of
Energy Project of
AEE Chicago Chapter provides people in attendance at designated
meetings one Professional Development Hour (PDH). If a person attends five designed
meetings, they would receive 5 PDH or 1 AEE Credit. Our chapter website contains
a the list of people that have receiving PDHs.
AEE members can also receive two AEE Credits for publishing papers in
is no guarantee AEE Chicago Chapter Professional Development Hours will be
accepted by another organization. But, we are not aware of any organization
that has not accepted them. The reason is no organization can be forced in
accepting another organizationís profession development hours.
Chapter Chapter Energy Awards
Development Hour (PDH) Records starting in 2013
Chicago Chapter Annual Energy Award Winners received one (1) Certified
Profession Unit or two (2) AEE Credits.