Clean Energy Entrepreneurship Development Program – At No Cost to you!

Controlling energy costs is a key issue facing businesses of every size, and the demand for qualified professionals to perform energy efficiency audits continues to grow.  Meeting the goals of the Green Jobs – Green new York (GJ-GNY)initiative requires a significant increase in the number of qualified Commercial Energy Auditors trained to address the needs of smaller organizations and facilities.  This seven day PILOT was designed for experienced commercial energy auditors and other technically qualified individuals, and will train them to support the Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (EEPS) and GJ-GNY Small Business and Not-For_profit program.
The NYSERDA funded Small Commercial Building Energy Auditor Training is being offered in collaboration with the United States Green Building Council – Long Island Chapter (USGBC-LI) and Stony Brook University’s Advanced Energy Training Institute.
Who Should Apply?

Participants must meet one of the following minimum requirements:

  • Four year degree in Engineering or Architecture from an accredited college or university, plus a minimum of two years of verifiable experience in commercial energy auditing, energy systems,energy management, or facility management.
  • Four year degree in any technical or science discipline, or a two year technical degree, plus a minimum of 3 years of verifiable experience in energy auditing, energy systems, energy management or facility management.
  • One of the degrees described above, and have completed 25 or more commercial energy audits.
  • Other (Candidates will be considered based upon their work, professional or industry experience and will be evaluated for eligibility qualifications on an individual basis, and/or must meet other criteria requirements to be established by NYSERDA.)

Program Overview:

  • Course Introduction (2 hours)
  • Preliminary Energy Use Analysis (10 hours)
  • Energy Survey and Analysis (18 hours)
  • Reporting and Recommendations (10 hours)
  • Small Commercial Building Site Visit (4 hours)
  • Written Examination (4 hours)


Classes run Mon – Friday July 8-12 for 8 hours a day;
Saturday July 13th; 4 hour site visit; Thursday July 18th Exam


This is a pilot program being offered at no charge to participants.


USGBC LI Headquarters
150 Motor Parkway
Suite LL80
Hauppauge NY 11788

Class size: 15 to 20


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