Accreditations & Continuing Education Credits (2017)
All sessions at the 2017 Northeast Indoor Air Quality & Energy Conference will have pre-approved continuing education credits. This accreditations page will be updated as approvals are received.
Credits that will be available include:
American Council for Accredited Certification Individuals with ACAC Certifications can self-report their credit hours to ACAC to meet their continuing education requirements. Attendance at one any of the pre-conference sessions on May 2will provide 3.0 credit hours each, for a total of 6.0 hours for the day; Attendance at the Keynote/Workshop Day on May 3 will provide 7.0 credit hours. Submit your certificate of attendance to ACAC after the conference to obtain credit.
Architects – Seminars A, B., C. & D have all been approved for 3.0 HSW credits by AIA. Sessions on Keynote/Workshop Day are being approved for 1.0 LU’s each.
ASHI – Seminar Day Course is approved for 6 of ASHI® Continuing Education Credits; Keynote/Workshop Day Course is approved for 6 of ASHI® Continuing Education Credits
Association of Energy Engineers – AEE does not pre-approve credits. Candidates may submit their Certificate of Attendance to AEE for credit consideration.
Attorneys: The conference has been approved for a total of 12.0 CLE Credits – 6 per day – by the Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar.
Building Operator Certificants (BOC): – Building Operators Certification Maintenance: BOC graduates receive one maintenance point for each hour of seminar time. They will just need to list the event and training summary on their Certification Maintenance application when they receive it next year. Day 1 Seminar Day – 6.0 hrs Day 2 Keynote/Workshop Day – 7.0 hrs
Building Performance Institute – 16 of the seminars and workshops at the upcoming conference have been approved for continuing education credit for BPI certified professionals. A list of the accredited sessions is available upon request. Contact Christy Crocker at firstname.lastname@example.org
Certified Energy Auditors – Refer to BPI Credit Approvals above.
Codes Enforcement Officers and Third Party Inspectors – The Conference has been approved for Maine codes enforcement officers and TPI professionals. Varied MUBEC hours will be available, sign-in sheets will be in the back of each program room. 6.0 credit hours available for selected classes on Seminar Day and 4.0 hours available for selected classes on workshop day. Selected Classes are:
- Improved Energy Savings and Environmental Control in Large Buildings – 3 Commercial Energy
- High-Performance Building Assemblies—Practical Solutions – 3 Residential Building or Residential Ventilation
- Designing & Building Small Houses – 1 Residential Building
- Building Ventilation is Not Make-Up Air – 1 Residential or Commercial Ventilation
- The Great Residential Ventilation Debate – 1 Residential Ventilation
- Whole-House Ventilation Systems: Providing Healthy, Comfortable, & Energy Efficient Indoor Solutions – 1 Residential Ventilation
College Credit Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) – The Conference qualifies for collegiate CEUs.
Engineers – Engineers, including P.E.’s can self-report their credit hours. A total of 6.0 hours is available for seminar day on May 2. A total of 7.0 hours is available for keynote/workshop day on May 3.
Home Inspectors – See ASHI above.
Industrial Hygienists – ABIH no longer requires pre-registration of programs. For those tracking credit hours, Seminar Day has 6.0 contact hours; and Keynote/Workshop day has 7.0 contact hours.
IICRC Credits –The 2017 Northeast Indoor Air Quality & Energy Conference is an approved event for IICRC Continuing Education Credit, registered as IICRC Event #4279 and assigned 2 credits in the cleaning/restoration, or inspection or master categories.
PassiveHaus – The Conference has been approved for the following PHIUS CPHC CEUs by Passive Haus Institute US: 6.5 hours for Seminar Day (May 2) and 5.0 hours for Keynote/Workshop Day (May 3)
Pesticide Applicators – The following programs/workshops have been approved for 1.0 credit EACH:
- Fragrance Free Workplaces
- HVAC Hygiene: Getting Your Ducts in a Row
- IAQ Investigations of Residential Properties – Revelations From the Field
- Lighting & Cleaning in Large Buildings
- Medical Legal Issues of Mold
- Mitigation Awareness & Response
- Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
- Bugs in the House
- Ice Dams and Attic Mold
Radon Professionals – The Conference has been approved for a total of 8.0 radon credits – 4.0 per day – for Maine registered radon professionals.
Real Estate Professionals – Each day of the Conference has been approved for 6.0 hours of credit by the Maine Real Estate Commission, for a total of 12.0 credits for both days at the Conference. Program numbers: CN276C040LE (Seminar Day) and CN276C041LE (Workshop Day)
USGBC – USGBC members can self-report “live presentation credit hours” for attendance at the conference. Day one of the conference would provide 6.0 contact hours; Day two of the conference would provide 7.0 contact hours.