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This two-hour online seminar offers important guidance for those who need to better understand how to assess, plan for and implement more effective water management and sustainability practices as an increasingly critical component of effective facility management.
You can participate in the seminar from your office, home, or anywhere you have access to the internet and a phone or VOIP. You'll have opportunities to interact with your instructor and colleagues in real time during the two live, interactive online sessions.
AIA Learning Units Eligible
This course has been approved by AIA for continuing education credits. The AIA requires that its registered architect members earn 18 Learning Unit (LU) hours of continuing education credit annually (eight hours of which must be related to Health, Safety, and Welfare topics and four of those eight in Sustainable Design) to remain in good standing. Architectural boards in 40 states, 10 Canadian Provinces, and 19 countries have implemented mandatory continuing education (MCE) for re-licensure.
The Association of Energy Engineers is an approved training provider within the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Continuing Education Systems (CES) Registered Provider program.
About the Seminar
This program is designed to provide you with the basic information and facts first of all, on why effective water reduction and management is now more important than ever and then on what fundamental steps are needed to effectively plan and implement a strategic water reduction program for your facility or organization. Topic examined will include:
An overview of water scarcity in the world, and how specific areas are determined to have a water scarcity problem or not.
Definitions and concepts important to effective water reduction and management.
Developing a water risk analysis for your location and facility.
Developing a strategic water reduction program and plan, both reducing your water consumption footprint, and saving dollars.
The best approaches to changing behaviors in order to increase participation in water conservation.
How to use critical success factors (CSFs) to improve the performance and sustainability of your water consumption reduction program.
What to include in your water emergency plan.
Your instructor will provide you with important tips on how set priorities and achievable goals for your program, as well as how to improve team performance and overall participation as critical factors in your program's success.
Dates and Times
The following offering(s) of the An Introduction to Implementing a Strategic Water Reduction Program Online Seminar are currently scheduled. The program consists of one 2-hour teleconferencing session, for a total of 2 hours of instruction.
Beginning on May 3, with session dates and times as follows:
Times (Eastern time US)
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Completion of the full 2-hour program is required to receive CEU and PDH Credit, and Course Certificate awarded by AEE.
The An Introduction to Implementing a Strategic Water Reduction Program Online Seminar will be presented in one 2-hour teleconferencing module, covering the following topics:
Objectives, Course Focus, Definitions
Clean Water to Drink
Water Scarcity Is Real: Every Drop Counts
The Future Demand Is Greater than the Supply
Water Security Problems & Facts
How- Good Indicator Characteristics
Alternative Supplies of Water
Rain Water Harvesting
Storm Water Capture
Cross Functional Team
Team Critical Success Factors
Scoring & Graphing Results
Using Data to Increase Progress
The "Six C's" Water Reduction Model
Strategic Water Consumption Performance Plan
Objectives & Targets
Two Year Water Consumption Reduction Plan
Stanford Water Management & Reduction Plan
Stanford University's Water Savings
Duke University's Water Conservation Measures
Cooling Tower Optimization
Three Ways to Reduct Water
Reuse or Recycle Water
Water Supply System
Maintenance of the Water Supply System
Municipal Water Reuse System
Sustainable Water System
Future Water Supply
Developing a Water Emergency Plan
Developing a Water Management Improvement Plan of Action
Your Realtime Program Instructor
MARVIN T. HOWELL is a former senior energy and solar consultant with SkyPower Energy Corporation in Arlington, Texas. As a contracted senior environmental associate with Analytical Services Inc. for eight years, Mr. Howell implemented environmental management systems at eight U.S. DEA facilities, including labs, division offices, an intelligence center and an air operations center. In this capacity, he was instrumental in planning and designing several energy management initiatives that resulted in significant energy cost saving improvements throughout the DEA facilities. Previously Mr. Howell was manager of distribution planning and reliability for Florida Power and Light, and also served as a Lt. Colonel in Air Force civil engineering, where he was involved in energy reduction efforts, reliability centered maintenance, project management, construction and maintenance management, efficiency and productivity improvements. He holds a BS degree in mechanical engineering from Mississippi State University and a masters in industrial engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. In 2014 he authored the book, Effective Implementation of ISO 50001 Energy Management System, published by ASQ Quality Press.
Course Materials and Advance Preparations
The seminar fee covers registration for the two-hour program, seminar workbook (downloadable PDF format), course certificate, and webinar connection services. Does not include tollfree number. Attendees participating from outside of North America should use VOIP in order to avoid additional audio fees. Payment in full must be received prior to the start date of the seminar.
You will receive instructions, personal support, and a chance to test your webinar connection in advance of the first session.
Enrollment in this realtime online seminar will be limited to 40 participants to ensure that each student has ample opportunity for interaction with instructors and other participants.
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