PALATINE, Ill. – Oct. 25, 2012 – Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, today
announced the launch of the online Professional Energy Manager (PEM)™ certification for its popular
online, vendor-neutral Energy University™ program. This exclusive program, developed with the
acclaimed Institute of Energy Professionals (IEP), the longest running energy education program in the
U.S., gives energy-focused individuals worldwide an exciting new option for earning a highly marketable
and respected credential in the growing field of energy management.