The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE). Under the agreement, CABA and AEE will establish forums for a timely and open exchange of information and establish vehicles for engaging a broad array of stakeholders, including the utility industry, regulatory organizations, energy-service providers, building-automation vendors, telecommunication firms, information-technology vendors, consumer groups, and government organizations

“CABA is extremely excited to sign an cooperation agreement with the Association of Energy Engineers,” Ronald J. Zimmer, CABA president and CEO, said. “One of the most important functions of CABA is to educate industry stakeholders and consumers about the advantages of intelligent buildings which incorporate green, energy-efficient technology. We believe our agreement with AEE will lead to a stronger educated workforce.”

 “The objective of the Association of Energy Engineers is to promote the scientific and educational interests of those engaged in the energy industry and to foster action for sustainable development,” Al Thumann, executive director of AEE, said.

“We are pleased to be working with CABA to expand the research of our industry and our membership in the home and building automation space.”

The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) is an organization dedicated to the dynamic fields of energy engineering and energy management, renewable and alternative energy, power generation, energy services, and sustainability. It has a membership base of more than  16,000 professionals in 89 countries and offers widely recognized energy certification programs. CABA is an international not-for-profit industry association dedicated to the advancement of intelligent home and building technologies.