AEA / CEA Exam Prep Workshops in 2019

FREE, IN-PERSON full-day workshops focus on preparing candidates to take the multiple-choice and modeling portions of the Certified Energy Analyst (CEA) exams administered through CABEC. The workshops include:
  • Key information about how the exam was developed, exam competencies and objectives
  • Sample questions
  • Study resources
  • Exam-taking tips
  • Hands-on modeling of a sample project
  • Strategies for project assessment
  • Gathering and organizing plan take-offs
  • Identifying common modeling mistakes

All classes are held 8:30am – 4:30pm and are FREE of charge.

Register below through our utility partners for an upcoming CEA exam prep workshop!




Announcing extra Multiple Choice-only/AEA Exam Prep Workshops at CABEC’s 2019 Conference!

Register below!


This half-day workshop will focus on preparing candidates to take the multiple-choice portion of the Residential or Nonresidential Certified Energy Analyst (CEA) exam administered through CABEC (this multiple choice exam is also the primary component of the intermediate AEA accreditation).

The workshop includes key information about how the exam was developed, exam competencies and objectives, sample questions, study resources and exam taking tips. 


 FREE of charge. Refreshments provided.

Multiple-choice Exam Workshop Outline – AEA Accreditation Course (4 hours)

  1. Multiple-choice Exam Structure and Scoring
  2. Multiple-choice Exam Competencies and Objectives
  3. Sample Questions

Modeling Exam Workshop Outline: (Not offered at CABEC Conference)

  1. ACM Exam Structure and Scoring
  2. Hands-on Modeling (Sample Project)
  3. Common ACM Exam Modeling Mistakes
  4. Exam Tips and Q&A


Key Messages/ Learning Objectives

  • Describe the AEA / CEA exam development process and structure.
  • Identify the competencies and objectives (behaviors) that are represented in the Residential or Nonresidential CEA exam.
  • Identify appropriate study resources and describe how to use them effectively.


  • Energy Consultant


Brian Selby, Selby Energy, Inc

Brian is a Principal at Selby Energy, Inc., where his primary role is developing and delivering energy code training for the Energy Codes Ace Title 24 Essentials courses. He has over 30 years’ experience as an energy consultant and residential building designer and has been a HERS rater for over 15 years. He interacts with the California Energy Commission (CEC), Investor Owned Utilities (IOUs), association professionals and other industry stakeholders to foster education, promotion and compliance with the California Building Energy Standards. For the past four years he’s worked closely with CABEC and other stakeholders developing and implementing the CEA Exam program and is a member if the Compliance Improvement Advisory Group (CIAG). Brian is a Certified Energy Analyst (CEA), HERS Rater and serves on the CABEC board of directors. Born and raised in Sonora, his background includes owning and operating a successful building design, energy consulting and HERS rating business. Brian is very passionate and committed to helping this industry learn and adapt to the ever changing requirements of the energy code.

Professional Certifications and Affiliations:
• Certified HERS Rater through CalCERTS – Newly Constructed Homes, Residential Alterations, Nonresidential, Solar, RCA-I, RCA-II, HVAC Replacement, Building Envelope, and Tax Credits
• CABEC Certified Energy Analyst (CEA)
• EPA Certified HVAC Technician, Type II

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  • All listed CEA Exam Prep Workshops are held at:
    Asilomar Lodge and Beachfront Resort
    800 Asilomar Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950

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