Code of Ethics

Under all circumstances, the CACEA member shall abide by the following:

CACEA members shall;

  1. Hold paramount the safety, health and welfare of the public, the protection of the environment and promote health and safety within the workplace;
  2. exercise their duties with integrity, fairness and impartiality and shall not be influenced by conflicting interests;
  3. uphold, maintain and, by means possible, strive to promote and improve the professional integrity and reputation of the Energy Advisor profession;
  4. always stay within the scope of expertise of the individual Energy Advisor. The Advisor shall also ensure to provide counsel /consultation only within their scope and expertise and consider the consequence of such counsel/consultation;
  5. always act in good faith towards all parties involved;
  6. always remain truthful and honest and will disclose any possible situations of conflict of interest to all involved;
  7. Evaluators shall avoid conflicts of interest or activities that compromise, or appear to compromise, professional independence, objectivity, or the integrity of all professional duties;
  8. Respect the privacy of parties involved and protect data and information that may be sensitive or private;
  9. Offer services, advise on or undertake Energy Advisor roles only in areas of their competence, training and practice in a careful and diligent manner and in compliance with the applicable program or building code.
  10. Report to their Association or other appropriate agencies and hazardous, illegal or unethical professional decisions or practices made from fellow members, Licenced Service Organizations, or others in the industry.
  11. Abide by the Code of Ethics, and Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest in Appendix B of the EnerGuide Rating System V15.1 Administrative Procedures.