This course caters to Engineers, Technicians, Facilities Managers, Energy Professionals, Architects and other professionals who are interested in enhancing their understanding of the concept of energy and utilities, and would like to learn about methods, best practices and strategies for reducing energy demand, energy consumption and energy costs in an industrial or commercial setting. The importance and pertinence of three faceted energy outlook is explained and discussed. This course addresses usage, cost and conservation of energy in its more common forms such as electrical, compressed air, natural gas, steam and heat, etc. This course will familiarize attendees with various ways for reducing energy cost through well planned, specific and results oriented projects. The instructor - with years of experience in energy project implementation and energy program/process development – shows how substantial energy cost reduction can be achieved with little or no capital investment. Some of such projects can be pursued in collaboration with and through sponsorship of local utility companies. Some of the myths associated with electricity and gas contracts will be exposed. Energy audits and tools needed to perform audits will be discussed. Practical examples of energy monitoring systems will be presented. The attendees will also be, briefly, introduced to some of the more proven renewable energy alternatives.
Energy Management and Conservation in Industrial and Commercial Environments - 7.5 PDHs
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