Code of Ethics

ASSOCIATION OF ENERGY ENGINEERS
CODE OF ETHICS
FOR
ENERGY ENGINEERS AND MANAGERS


The Energy Engineer/Manager, to uphold and advance the honor and dignity of the profession and in keeping with high standards of ethical conduct:

 

  • Will be honest and impartial, and will serve with devotion employers, clients, and the public;
  • Will strive to increase the competence and prestige of the profession;
  • Will use his or her knowledge and skill for the advancement of human welfare.

SECTION 1. The Energy Engineer/Manager will be guided in all professional relations by the highest standards of integrity, and will act in professional matters for each client or employer as a faithful agent or trustee.


SECTION 2. The Energy Engineer/Manager will have proper regard for the safety, health, and welfare of the public in the performance of professional duties.


SECTION 3. The Energy Engineer/Manager will avoid all conduct or practice likely to discredit the profession or deceive the public.


SECTION 4. The Energy Engineer/Manager will endeavor to extend public knowledge and appreciation of engineering and its achievements and to protect the profession from misrepresentation and misunderstanding.


SECTION 5. The Energy Engineer/Manager will express an opinion of an engineering subject only when founded on adequate knowledge and honest conviction.


SECTION 6. The Energy Engineer/Manager will not disclose confidential information concerning the business affairs or technical processes of any present or former client or employer without consent.


SECTION 7. The Energy Engineer/Manager will endeavor to avoid conflicts of interest with his employer or client, but when unavoidable, he or she shall fully disclose the circumstances to employer or client.


SECTION 8. The Energy Engineer/Manager will uphold the principle of appropriate and adequate compensation for those engaged in engineering work.


SECTION 9. The Energy Engineer/Manager will cooperate in extending the effectiveness of the profession by interchanging information and experience with other engineers and students, and will endeavor to provide opportunity for the professional development and advancement of engineers under his supervision.

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