The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AH&LEI), the premier source for delivering quality education in the hospitality sector, now includes energy awareness education as part of its training requirement. The organization partnered with Schneider Electric™, The Global Specialist in Energy Management™, to provide this specialized instruction.
Schneider Electric Energy University™ courses offer the latest in energy management best practices to the hospitality sector and empower AH&LEI members to earn valuable education credits toward their professional certification.
Easy access to short, one-hour modules
AH&LEI’s hospitality professionals enjoy easy web access to the Energy University online curriculum. A learning path designed specifically for trade association members allows users to navigate to topics relevant to hotel property management. In addition, they can earn valuable education credits; in fact, members who hold certifications from AH&LEI can now take Energy University courses to gain additional credits toward their existing designations of certified hotel administrator (CHA), certified lodging manager (CLM), certified engineering operations executive (CEOE), and certified maintenance manager.
Positive impact on energy expense savings
AH&LEI’s partnership with Schneider Electric highlights the significance of energy management to hospitality sector cost savings. The Energy University curriculum facilitates members’ access to energy efficiency best practices education.
“Energy management is essential to the profitability and sustainability of today’s lodging operations,” says Robert L. Steele III, CHA, president and COO of AH&LEI. “As a member of American Hotel & Lodging Association’s energy and environment committee, the Schneider Electric Energy University is the ideal resource to provide certified hospitality professionals with the energy management knowledge they need to keep their operations profitable and sustainable.”
Become an energy champion
The need to implement strong and effective energy efficient solutions is acute across all sectors and industries. Energy University enables individuals to become energy champions within their own organizations.