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HRAI and the Canadian Institute for Energy Training (CIET) are pleased to announce a new partnership to bring energy efficiency training to HRAI members. The joint venture will help members equip themselves for new opportunities in an energy efficient future, while saving on training, both through the new alliance and CIET’s existing incentive arrangements.

“Our new relationship with CIET is a positive development for HRAI members,” says Sandy MacLeod, HRAI President. “It is another way we support their efforts to remain up to date on the important area of energy efficiency, and to continue to maintain the unparalleled skills and professional standing for which HRAI members have become known.”


“CIET is looking forward to a long and happy relationship with HRAI members, bringing high quality, energy efficiency training to them wherever they are across the country,” says Mathieu Côte, CIET Executive Director. “Our new partnership brings members considerable value and will help HRAI professionals to remain ahead of the pack on energy efficiency for residential, commercial, industrial, institutional, and other kinds of systems.”

Many of the courses offered by CIET are funded in part by regional government programs. In addition, HRAI members will receive special rate advantages.

The first HRAI/CIET courses offered will be:

  • Advanced Building Recommissioning from NRCan (RCx)
  • Certified Building Commissioning Professional (CBCP)
  • Pump Systems Optimization
  • Prep Course for the NRCan Foundation Level Exam
  • Prep Course for the NRCan Energy Advisor Exam (ERS v15)

Details on accessing training and HRAI discounts will be announced soon. More information on the five courses above can be found here.

Founded in 1996, the CIET offers high quality energy management and energy efficiency training, as well as certification programs across Canada, in classrooms and online, in English and in French. Its 20 standardized training programs have been provided to more than 5,000 professionals. CIET is the exclusive provider for the following:

  • Certified Professional in Energy Performance Contracting (CPE) designation
  • Delivery agent of National Resources Canada for the Advanced Building Recommissioning Course
  • Canadian AEE partner for training and certification programs
  • Canadian NEEC partner for the Building Operator Certification (BOC) program.

CIET also delivers certification programs for Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP), Certified RETscreen User (CRU), and Certified Energy Manager (CEM).

For more information, please contact Angie Mantei, Education Supervisor at amantei@hrai.ca