AEE Offers Measurement and Verification Program at Energy 2003

April 30, 2003

The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) is offering a 3-day Certified Measurement and Verification Professional training program in conjunction with Energy 2003, August 13-15. AEE, in cooperation with the International Performance Measurement and Verification Protocol (IPMVP), has established the Certified Measurement and Verification Professional program with the dual purpose of recognizing the most qualified professionals in this growing area of the energy industry, and raising the overall professional standards within the measurement and verification (M&V) field.

The objectives of the Certified Measurement and Verification Program are:

  • To raise the professional standards of those engaged in distributed generation.

  • To improve the practice of distributed generation by encouraging professionals in a continuing education program of professional development.

  • To identify persons with acceptable knowledge of the principles and practices of distributed generation through completing an examination and fulfilling prescribed standards of performance and conduct.

  • To award special recognition to those professionals who have demonstrated a high level of competence and ethical fitness for distributed generation.

The course outline includes:

  • Reasons for M&V;

  • Current M&V Protocols;

  • IPMVP 2000 and its Evolution;

  • Developing an M&V Plan;

  • Current Issues in M&V;

  • Baseline Adjustments;

  • Federal Energy Projects Requirements;

  • Verification of: the Plan, the Baseline, the Savings, the Adjustments; and

  • Key Elements of Success: Theory and Examples of IPMVP 2000 Options.

For more information or to register, please see www.aeecenter.org/seminars or call 770-447-5083, ext. 210.