Energy Management Certification Adds One More Federal Recognition with FBPTA


(Washington, DC, March 1, 2021) The Energy Management Association (EMA) announced this week that their EMP Certification achieved alignment by the Federal Building Personnel Training Act (FBPTA).

This is the latest federal recognition for EMA. The EMP certification is also recognized by the Department of Energy’s Better Buildings® Workforce Program.

Federal Buildings Personnel Training Act of 2010 directs the Administrator of General Services (GSA) to identify the core competencies necessary for federal personnel performing building operations and maintenance, energy management, safety, and design functions to comply with requirements under federal law, and to identify certifications for such personnel, among other mandates.

EMP Certification Training
The intensive six-hour virtual seminar helps EMP candidates understand the energy management process and how it can be applied. It incorporates instruction based on the Energy Manager “Job Task Analysis” adopted by the DOE’s Better Buildings Workforce.

Event:                                             Live Virtual EMP Seminar

When:                                             May 5-7, 1-5pm Eastern

Registration Information:            REGISTER HERE


About EMA: EMA is a trade association dedicated to providing education, training and certification in the field of building and facility energy efficiency. Its Energy Management Professional Certification (EMP) has achieved accreditation by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and is a recognized certification by the Department of Energy’s Better Buildings® Workforce Guidelines program. In addition, the EMP meets the definition of “Qualified Energy Auditor” in the ASHRAE 211 Standard for Commercial Building Energy Audits.

How Do I Join?: Corporate Membership is for companies that provide energy management services. Corporate membership requires one certified Energy Management Professional on staff. Learn more here or contact [email protected].

Companies that supply products and services or seeking to partner with energy managers and many allied professionals are invited to become Associate Members of the Energy Management Association (EMA). Learn more here or contact [email protected].