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Starts 22 May 2024

Advanced RETScreen® Expert

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Stephen Dixon,

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$645/ Before March 27, 2024

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Program Overview

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Are you an experienced RETScreen® user? If so, the Advanced RETScreen® Expert was created with you in mind. This program builds on the Certified RETScreen® Expert course and features advanced presentations and exercises to enhance your knowledge of the software.

By taking the advanced course, you gain exposure to advanced applications and improve your proficiency in the RETScreen® software through activities that enable you to confidentially handle even the most complex projects. 

Note: as an added value to the CIET Advanced RETScreen® Expert course, a fully functional FREE 14-day trial subscription to the RETScreen® software will be made available (value of $65).



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In this course, you will learn to

  • Complete projects of a complex nature in RETScreen®. 
  • Utilize all aspects of the Portfolio Analysis Module. 
  • Conduct advanced feasibility analyses. 


This course is ideal for

  • Seasoned RETScreen® users 
  • Technical experts 
  • Property portfolio managers 
  • Energy efficiency consultants 
  • Engineering firms or professional firms specialized in energy efficiency 
  • Energy service company employees 

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Beyond CRE Feasibility Models

  • Detailed Lighting Retrofit
  • Motors, Fans & Pumps
  • Conversion of Gas Heating to Air Source / Ground Source Heat Pump
  • Simple Combined Heat & Power System from a Biofuel
  • Transportation

Beyond CRE Performance Analysis

  • Dealing with Uncertainty
  • Using Average Temperature as an Independent Variable
  • Adjusting for a non-routine event

A deeper look at the new features of Version 8.1

  • Sub-Daily data features
  • Linking to dynamic data sources
  • Storage and Off grid models
  • Non-Routine Adjustment Features in Performance Analysis
  • Referencing EVO’s IPMVP Application Guide on Non-Routine Events and Adjustments

Portfolio Analysis

  • Building a portfolio from other bulk data sources
  • Creating a custom dashboard

Eligibility Criteria

Previous participation in the Certified RETScreen® Expert program is strongly recommended.

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