What is a CIEC?

A Council-certified Indoor Environmental Consultant (CIEC) has earned the most respected certification in the field of indoor environmental consulting.

A CIEC is certified as knowledgeable and experienced in three or more disciplines related to indoor air quality that include HVAC,B uilding Science, Microbial issues, Lead, Asbestos, Industrial Hygiene, &  Toxicology.

To earn and maintain the CIEC, every candidate must:

  • Demonstrate at least eight (8) years of verifiable field experience in IAQ consulting
  • Pass a rigorous, psychometrically rated examination based on broad industry knowledge rather than a course curriculum
  • Earn the unanimous approval of the CIEC certification board
  • Re-certify every two years
  • Participate in 20 hours of professional development activities each year
  • Maintain the highest ethical standards

The CIEC certification is accredited by the Council of Engineering and Scientific Specialty Boards (CESB), a nationally recognized independent accreditation body.  IAQ Council certifications are the ONLY designations in indoor air quality to earn CESB accreditation.

3 Responses to What is a CIEC?

    • What is a CIEC?

      A Council-certified Indoor Environmental Consultant (CIEC) has earned the most respected certification in the field of indoor environmental consulting.

      A CIEC is certified as knowledgeable and experienced in three or more disciplines related to indoor air quality that include HVAC, building science, microbial issues, lead/asbestos or industrial hygiene/toxicology.

      To earn and maintain the CIEC, every candidate must:

      •Demonstrate at least eight (8) years of verifiable field experience in IAQ consulting

      •Pass a rigorous, psychometrically rated examination based on broad industry knowledge rather than a course curriculum

      •Earn the unanimous approval of the CIEC certification board

      •Re-certify every two years

      •Participate in 20 hours of professional development activities each year

      •Maintain the highest ethical standards

      The CIEC certification is accredited by the Council for Engineering and Scientific Specialty Boards (CESB), a nationally recognized independent accreditation body. ACAC certifications are the ONLY designations in indoor air quality to earn CESB accreditation.

      John P. Lapotaire, CIEC
      Certified Indoor Environmental Consultant
      Microshield Environmental Services, LLC
      http://www.Microshield-ES.com

  1. Joe says:

    Hi John;

    Is the CESB a regulatory body in the United States of America?

    and is the CIEC comparable to a CIH interims of Bylaw sign offs. I tend to see the CIH more recognized when it comes to by law sign offs (Illegal drug operations, etc…)

    Thanks

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