CIET offers over 20 standardized instructor-led and hands-on energy efficiency (EE) training programs recognized by the EE industry. Select the type of work you are doing and find relevant courses, or just browse through our entire training-service portfolio to take a look at all the opportunities available!
Energy Management Professional 101 (EMP 101)
This course is perfect for any newcomer to the EE sector. CIET has developed a course that provides pragmatic knowledge and skills that can be demonstrated to and applied for any employer. The program is also a steppingstone to the CEM course normally taken after at least three years of field experience.
Prep Course for the NRCan Foundation Level Exam
The Foundation Level course is the first step to becoming an Energy Advisor. This two-day course covers building science and sound business practices. Gain valuable knowledge in EE homebuilding techniques. After the energy advisor designation is obtained, professionals can conduct energy evaluations according to EnerGuide v15 guidelines on Part 9 residential buildings.
Prep Course for the NRCan ERS v15 Energy Advisor Exam
This four-day course covers the administration and delivery of the EnerGuide Rating System Version 15. Gain experience with NRCan’s HOT2000 energy modelling software. After obtaining this designation, professionals will be able to conduct energy evaluations based on NRCan’s EnerGuide v15 guidelines on Part 9 residential buildings.
Advanced Energy Advisor: Tools for completing your probationary files
The Advanced Energy Advisor course builds on the knowledge that participants will have gained by completing the Energy Advisor Training. The focus of this training program will be the data entry and modelling involved in working through a case study project of a home, with specific emphasis on unique features. The case study goes beyond the filing of a probationary file to include a detailed and in-depth review of upgrade options for the building envelope, key benefits and considerations, and an analysis of financial and greenhouse gas emissions for available upgrade options.
Intro to HOT2000
The 1-day introductory course provides a general overview of HOT2000 - including the menus, libraries, and functions of HOT2000. Participants will review how to use HOT2000 in two formats: 1) ERS mode; 2) General mode. They will also gain an in-depth understanding of the house wizard that is included in HOT2000, and other methods of starting a house file within the software. Following the initial starting of a house file, participants will gain a more detailed understanding of the main interface and the various elements included in the main interface.
This course builds on the Introduction to HOT2000 course and provides a more in-depth understanding of the software The aim of the Advanced HOT2000 program is to ensure the proficiency of participants in utilizing it to its full extent for more complicated and extensive projects.
Multi-Unit Residential Buildings (MURBS): Conducting an assessment of a small residential building
The MURB exam is a separate exam from the Energy Advisor Exam and is required if you are planning on conducting an evaluation on this type of building archetype, issuing a MURB label, or performing quality assurance and submitting MURB files to NRCan. This one-day course will give participants the knowledge and tools they will require in order to challenge the MURB exam.
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