Overview

This course will be offered in French.

 

The Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP ®) is the most recognized designation in measurement and verification providing a wide range of benefits to help you thrive in your occupation.  It is awarded by Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) in conjunction with the Efficiency Valuation Organization (EVO).

 

The CMVP training covers all methods applied for the M&V of Energy Efficiency (EE) projects and includes, namely, the International Performance Measurement and Verification Protocol (IPMVP®). 

 

CMVP is a registered trademark of AEE. IPMVP is a registered trademark of EVO.

 

Objectives

  • Raise the professional standards of those engaged in M&V
  • Improve the practice of M&V by encouraging professionals to partake in a continuing education program for professionals
  • Identify persons with the required knowledge of M&V principles and practices by completing the certification program while fulfilling prescribed standards of performance and conduct
  • Award special recognition to professionals who demonstrate a high level of M&V competence and ethical standards

Who should attend?

  • Building owners or industry stakeholders who wish to measure energy savings generated by their projects
  • Building owners or industry stakeholders who wish to partner with ESCOs to implement Energy Efficiency (EE) projects
  • Employees in charge of operating and evaluating EE programs
  • Engineering or professional firms specialised in EE
  • ESCO employees who conduct energy audits, prepare Measurement and Verification (M&V) plans and monitor project savings
EVO offers the Certified Measurement & Verification Professional (CMVP®) program in Canada in collaboration with CIET as the delivery agent and the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) as the certification body

 

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There will be an optional but appreciated 45-min informal networking session at the end of the first day so you can get to know your fellow participants better; it starts after the Q&A at around 5:15 pm EDT.

 

Trainers

Geneviève Gauthier
Eng., M.Sc., CEA, CEM, CMVP

Ms. Gauthier is an energy transition expert who has advised the public sector and private organizations in the commercial, institutional and industrial sectors for almost 20 years. She holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the École Polytechnique de Montréal and a master’s degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.

 

Ms. Gauthier is the National Director of Consulting Services at Econoler, a consulting firm with almost 40 years of experience in the design, implementation, evaluation and financing of energy efficiency programs and projects. She also acts as a trainer for the Canadian Institute of Energy Training (CIET).

 

Ms. Gauthier is currently on the board of director of Ecotech Quebec: the clean technology cluster, the Quebec Council of Energy Efficiency Entreprises (CQ3E): an organization dedicated to the recognition of energy efficiency as a full-fledged energy sector, and on the governance of the Building Energy Challenge, a BOMA Quebec initiative that she co-instigated. Finally, Ms. Gauthier is co-author of Canadian Energy Efficiency Outlook: A National Effort for Tackling Climate Change, a book published in 2018.

Stéphanie Nour
P. Eng., CMVP

Ms. Nour has more than 20 years of recognized experience in many fields related to the energy efficiency sector, mainly in the development and support for the operation of energy services companies (ESE) including the development of plans. savings measurement and verification (M&V), design and evaluation of electricity demand control (MDE) programs. She has also acquired considerable experience, as an international trainer, in renewable energy projects as part of the support for the development and international training of the RETScreen software and for the certification in measurement and verification (CMVP) of the Efficiency Valuation Organization. (EVO).

Eligibility Criteria

Each applicant for the CMVP certification must attend AEE’s three-day CMVP training program prior to sitting for the CMVP exam. Exams are administered at each seminar site following each scheduled seminar. Each candidate for CMVP certification must pass the four-hour written exam as well as meet one of the following criteria:

Education

 

Experience

Four-year degree in science, engineering, architecture, business, law, finance, or related field;

OR

Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) or

Registered Architect (R.A.)

AND

At least 3 years of experience in energy or building or facility management, or measurement and verification

Two-year technical degree, or four-year non-technical degree in a field not specified above

AND

At least 5 years of experience in energy or building or facility management, or measurement and verification

NONE

AND

At least 10 years of experience in energy or building or facility management, or measurement and verification

Current status of Certified Energy Manager (CEM®)

 

Certified Measurement & Verification Professional in Training Option 

If you do not meet one of the eligibility criteria above, you can still apply for an in-training certification, CMVP-IT. In order to gain the in-training certification, you must attend a CMVP preparatory training seminar, submit the CMVP/CMVP-IT certification application and pass the CMVP certification examination. The CMVP-IT certification is valid for six years, which allows you time to meet the full CMVP certification eligibility requirements.

Recognition

The CMVP certification is recognized, required and otherwise supported in numerous public and private entities. In Canada, the CMVP is frequently listed as a key qualification on job announcements, but IPMVP and CMVP are most notably recognized in the following ways:

You know the CMVP is required or recognized elsewhere? Please let us know!

Certification Process

STEP ONE: REGISTER FOR THE SEMINAR

 

All CMVP candidates must complete theFundamentals of Measurement & Verification 3-day Training Program. After completing your seminar registration, go to STEP TWO below.

 

STEP TWO: COMPLETE YOUR CMVP CERTIFICATION APPLICATION

 

Certification application is now done online! You can access CIET’s Online Certification Platform here.

 

For your first certification, you will need to create an account, which will allow you to apply for other certifications in the future, to upgrade your certification (i.e. from CMVPIT to CMVP and, in the near future, to renew your certification.

 

Examination

The CMVP exam is administered at each seminar site, on the afternoon of day three of the seminar.

 

 

Notification of Exam Results

Within thirty days of the date of the exam, you will be notified of your score. Your CMVP Application form must be submited before your score can be released. Do not call CIET about your test results before the end of the thirty-day period.

 

Review by Certification Board

If you receive a passing score and have submitted your CMVP Application form, and if your file is complete including all supporting documents, your file will be sent to the Certification Board for final review. You will be notified at that time that you will receive the Board’s approval or denial within sixty days.

 

Use of CMVP Designation

A Certified Measurement & Verification Professional (CMVP) may use the designation with name on organization letterhead, business cards, and all forms of address. Certification is for individuals only. The CMVP designation may not be used to imply that an organization or firm is certified.

 

Application Deadlines

Your completed application must be received at least 3 weeks prior to the course. After this date, you may be required to complete a waiver on-site if your name is not pre-registered on the exam sign-in list.

 

Maintaining Certification

Upon completion of the official CMVP title, a CMVP must accumulate ten professional continuing education units (10 CEU’s) every three years at a cost of US $300 (converted into Canadian dollars) and submit a completed Renewal Form to the Certification Renewal Director to remain certified. CMVP renewal notices are mailed in the 3rd year of certification six months prior to the expiration date, which falls on December 31 of that year.

 

For Additional Information About CMVP Certification…

If you have any questions about CMVP certification, please contact the Canadian Institute for Energy Training (CIET) at

phone: 1-800-461-7618
email: info@cietcanada.com

The course includes...

  • If you register before 12pm EDT, Monday April 26, 2020 you will receive your copies of the Manuel Intro to M&V, IPMVP Core Concepts and Statistics and Uncertainty at your home or office before the course starts.
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Policies

The following fees apply for:

  • Rescheduling your registration to another course:
    • At least 2 weeks prior to the start of the course: no fee;
    • Less than 2 weeks prior to the start of the course: $50 administrative fee;
    • No show (after the beginning of the course): 15% of regular course fees.
  • Cancelling your registration :
    • At least 2 weeks prior to the course : no fee;
    • Less than 2 weeks prior to the course: $150 administrative fee or 10% of regular course fees (whichever is greater);
    • No show (after the beginning of the course): 25% of regular course fees.
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COVID-19 Information for CIET Winter-Spring 2021 Training Calendar – CIET Goes Virtual!

Last Updated: January 6, 2021

 

CIET Goes Virtual!

With more than 90 virtual real-time courses offered since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis under our belt, and based on feedback received from more than 800 participants, CIET is happy to inform that all public training sessions offered in the winter-spring of 2021 will still be delivered through virtual real-time classrooms.

This will allow everyone to continue accessing CIET training in a safe manner, which protects both our participants and our trainers, regardless of what happens with the pandemic. You can register for these virtual courses in confidence, knowing that they will provide the same quality of training that you expect from CIET. These real-time training sessions will be available to all participants across Canada, and abroad.

 

REGISTER FOR VIRTUAL TRAINING TODAY!

 

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We thank you very much for your trust and collaboration and look forward to welcoming you in our virtual classrooms!

 

Best regards,

The CIET Team
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