Energy Management and Conservation in Industrial and Commercial Environments


Credit: 7.5 PDH’s


This Sem-Train on-demand 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.