Professional Achievement Award in Energy Resource Management

Professional Achievement Award in Energy Resource Management

Classroom Program


9-12 months


UCR Extension

Be prepared to address a variety of specific facility management concerns such as energy conservation and resource management in industrial and commercial settings. Examine current major energy management issues, and learn about successful strategies to evaluate usage, improve efficiency, cut waste, and reduce costs.

Designed For

Those currently working or aspiring to work in:

  • Facilities management
  • Energy management
  • Energy auditing
  • Energy system management
  • Other related fields

What You'll Learn

  • Supply, demand and regulation
  • Cost/benefit of energy management
  • System efficiency and maintenance
  • Green technology and conservation strategies
  • Creating and auditing an energy management plan

What You Can Do With This Certificate

Positions are available in a variety of industries all over the world, and can be found in private firms or companies, government or nonprofit organizations. They might include:

  • Energy Manager
  • Certified Energy Auditor (CEA)
  • Energy Engineer
  • Facilities Manager

Program Overview


9 Units

Real People. Real Results.

“Sustainability is the answer to survivability. We owe it to future generations to start doing this smarter and with more than a selfish, live-for-the-moment philosophy. My classes at UCR Extension opened my eyes to so many ways we can do things better, and shared ideas from those who already are. The future is now wide open with possibilities.”

Craig Ryan

Senior Project Manager
Proactive Engineering Consultants
Menifee, CA

Earning the Certificate

Prior to enrolling, please ensure that you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • High school education or equivalent


This award prepares you to pursue credentials offered by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE):

  • Certified Energy Auditor (CEA)
  • Certified Energy Auditor in Training (CEAIT)

For more information see How to Earn a Certificate

Certificate Courses

Our certificate programs are designed to be flexible, allowing you the option to take just a few courses or to earn the complete certificate. If choosing to complete the certificate, we recommend you get the most out of your experience by following the suggested completion path below.

Quarter 1

Energy Auditing-Principles and Practices

ENGR X403.02

3 units

Quarter 2

Energy Management: Principles and Practice


3 units

Quarter 3

Energy Resource Management

ENGR X403.01

3 units

Instructor Spotlight

“A continuing love of science and how science interacts with our legal system gives me a unique perspective on environmental law. I enjoy bringing real-world examples of legal and environmental concepts into the classroom. Helping students understand how complex laws affect land use, development projects, and the world that we see around us is one of my greatest joys.”

Charity Schiller

Attorney & Partner
Best, Best & Krieger
Riverside, CA

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