Certified Measurement & Verification Professional (CMVP)

CMVP® Training, Applying IPMVP and CMVP® Exam

Awarded by AEE, CMVP In conjunction with EVO (Efficiency Valuation Organisation) This training event is being delivered by the Association of Energy Engineers (Irish Chapter) and the event is organised by SQT on their behalf. EVO Vision EVO´s Vision is to create a world that has confidence in energy efficiency as a reliable and sustainable energy resource. EVO Mission EVO´s Mission is to ensure that the savings and impact of energy efficiency and sustainability projects are determined through appropriate measurement and verification. Overview The International Performance Measurement & Verification Protocol (IPMVP®), first established by the U.S. D.O.E., has become the internationally recognized protocol for performance measurement and verification (M&V). The IPMVP guidelines, built with the help of organizations from 16 countries and hundreds of individual experts from 25 nations, provides a consistent, reliable approach to M&V around the world. More information about EVO as well as access to the guidelines can be found at www.evo-world.org. Today, the International Performance Measurement and Verification Protocol (IPMVP) is the leading international standard in M&V protocols. IPMVP has been translated into 10 languages and is used in more than 40 countries. It is now typically cited as the basis for federal, state and utility M&V protocols.  

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Who should participate?

Attendee Benefits

In addition to the knowledge gained from the seminar, attendees will receive the following benefits:

  • Printed copies of the seminar presentations
  • Printed copies of the IPMVP (in English) or electronic copies can be downloaded on EVO Web.

What will I learn?

The training will be delivered by Ian Boylan, CEM, CEA, CMVP, an AEE and EVO approved instructor and will include topics such as;

  • Reasons for M&V
  • Current M&V Projects
  • Developing an M&V Plan
  • Current Issues in M&V
  • Baseline Adjustments
  • Key Elements of Success: Theory & Examples of IPMVP Options
  • Selecting Options: Which One Is Best Suited for My Project?
  • Adherence with IPMVP

Details of the course available at:

Delegates will receive very comprehensive course materials including printed copies of the IPMVP (in English).

Who are the tutors?

Ian Boylan

Ian was initially a time served electrician who then completed a raft of qualifications including electrical and electronic technician’s examinations and graduated from UCC with a degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering in 1996 before completing a Masters Degree in Sustainable Energy. He is a former Senior Electrical Engineer with the Irish Naval Service and worked as Energy Services Manager for an Irish Energy Management Consultancy. He is a Chartered Engineer and a member of the Institute of Engineers of Ireland, founder president of the Association of Energy Engineers (Irish Chapter) and an approved AEE CEM Trainer
Ian has assisted a number of companies to achieve the Irish Energy Management Standard IS393 and provides energy management consultancy to a large number of clients.

What are the entry requirements?

CMVP® Exam and certification

The four hour CMVP exam is administered by Ian Boylan in conjunction with EVO's two and a half day "Fundamentals" training program. The examination questions are based on concepts and experiences, basic to measurement and verification.

The exam is open book, and the questions are a mixture of multiple choices and true or false.  A minimum pass rate of 70% on the examination is required.

Those seeking the CMVP designation must meet the following requirements (in addition to passing the exam):

  • Current Certified Energy Manager (CEM®) awarded by AEE
  • Have a Science, Engineering or Architect, Business, Law, Finance or related university degree or Chartered Engineer or Registered Architect plus three years of verified relevant experience in energy; buildings or facilities management; or Measurement & Verification.
  • Have a four-year non-technical degree in a field not specified above plus five years of verified relevant experience in energy; buildings or facilities management; or Measurement & Verification
  • Have a two-year technical degree (Level 6 NFQ) plus five years of verified relevant experience in energy; buildings or facilities management; or Measurement & Verification
  • Have ten years of verified relevant experience in energy; buildings or facilities management; or Measurement & Verification.

If all eligibility requirements are met and a passing exam score is achieved, AEE will grant the CMVP certification.

 **Note: Participants who do not meet one of the previous prerequisites may apply for the CMVP-in-training designation. 

Applicants that do not receive CMVP Certification status can request that their applications be resubmitted by the CMVP Board, if during the six-year period following the training course their exam score, education, or experience level changes.

How will I be assessed?

Delegates are required to pass a 4-hour written exam and meet the required academic and practical qualifications

Programme accreditation

Training and Certification Programmes
The Association of Energy Engineers, (AEE), in cooperation with the Efficiency Valuation Organization (EVO), has established the Certified Measurement and Verification Professional, CMVP® 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 field.

The right to use the CMVP® title is granted to those who demonstrate proficiency in the M&V field by passing a 4-hour written exam and meet the required academic and practical qualifications.  The CMVP® certification level training is offered as preparation for the exam, and as a review of basic principles for experts.

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