.. APPA's new Energy Efficiency Management Certificate Program (EEMCP) 
addresses all aspects of energy efficiency program development,
implementation, budgeting, marketing and management.
*Who Should Attend*
This program is designed for utility personnel who work or have interest in
the multiple aspects of energy efficiency.
*Program Curriculum* These classes can be taken individually or as part of
the certificate program:
* *Power Supply and DSM: An Introduction to Power Systems and Integrated
Resource Planning -* Learn the “big picture” approach applied by
utilities in using existing supplies more efficiently.
* *Overview of Energy Efficiency Programs - * Help customers achieve energy
savings with energy efficiency programs and various technologies.
* *Identifying Your Utility’s Energy Efficiency Goals and Developing a
Portfolio Strategy - * Create and implement the right energy efficiency
program that addresses your utility’s strategic plan and customers’
* *Implementing an Energy Efficiency Portfolio -* Develop a portfolio of
programs that fits your unique customer base and build consistent
participation from customers through market outreach, high-level customer
service, and branding initiatives.
* *Measurement and Evaluation of Program Effectiveness - * Learn about
critical evaluation strategies and best practices in the utility industry
to successfully evaluate your own energy efficiency program.
*To Earn an Energy Efficiency Management Certificate:*
Participants must pass a written exam and submit an energy efficiency program
business plan within a year of completing the coursework. In addition, they
must complete 20 hours of additional approved continuing education training
every two years to maintain certification.
The courses will debut at APPA’s Summer Education Institute  in Orlando
Florida, August 2-6. Position yourself and your utility company at the front
line of energy efficiency by being one of the first to earn this