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Presented online in a series of three live two-hour time modules, this seminar covers all aspects of creating and implementing a successful, cost-reducing energy management program for any size or type of organization.
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.
You can participate in the seminar from your office, home, or anywhere you have access to the internet and a phone. You'll have opportunities to interact with your instructor and colleagues in real time during the three live teleconferencing sessions.
About the Seminar
This seminar will take you step by step through the process of developing an energy management program -- or more broadly, an Energy Master Plan (EMP) -- to achieve more efficient energy consumption and lower total operating costs. The instructor will show you how to incorporate longer range planning of energy cost reduction and control, and develop a fully integrated energy management program which moves beyond the confines of traditional engineering to include:
energy- related equipment purchasing
M&V, staffing and training
setting energy consumption targets
tracking/feedback loop systems
The Energy Master Planning process calls for a long-term perspective that more than simply cutting last year's energy use. Rather than seeing energy as a line item expense in the budget, it makes energy awareness part of the everyday operation and "mindset" of the organization.
This approach can be equally valuable, both to large, multi-facility organizations, as well as to small, single-owner operations with just a few employees.
Dates and Times
The following offering(s) of the Developing an Energy Management Master Plan Online Seminar are currently scheduled. The program consists of three 2-hour teleconferencing sessions, for a total of 6 hours of instruction.
Beginning on August 2, October 16 and Decmber 4 with session dates and times as follows:
Times (Eastern time US)
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Completion of all 3 modules is required to receive CEU and PDH Credit, and Course Certificate awarded by AEE.
SESSION 1: 2 hours
Overview Organization Reporting and Monitoring Training Start-up Demonstration of Management Commitment Early Project Selection Management of the Program Energy Accounting
SESSION 2: 2 hours
The 5 Elements, with Case Studies
Planning Corporate / Organizational & Plant / Facility Level · Setting objectives · Establishing policies and procedures · Select a course of action
Organizing Organizational Structure · Decentralized · Centralized - Energy committee - Energy section - Energy task force
SESSION 3: 2 hours
Staffing Qualifications Establishing Priorities Continuing Development
Directing Employee Involvement Motivation Communication Training
Controling Verifiable Objectives Standards for Measuring Performance Identifying and Analyzing Deviations Taking Corrective Actions Feedback Loop Systems
Your Realtime Program Instructor
FREDRIC S. GOLDNER, C.E.M., is a nationally recognized expert in the area of energy auditing and management. Founding principal of Energy Management & Research Associates (EMRA), he is involved in a wide variety of projects, including research, facility audits and use analyses, and energy software development and program design. Over an eight year span he conducted extensive research in the area of multifamily building DHW loads and systems. As a result he authored a new set of DHW sizing guidelines included in the 1995 ASHRAE Handbook, and the ASPE DWH Design Manual. Mr. Goldner is also an adjunct professor at the Center for Energy Policy & Research at NYIT. He has received many awards for his work, most notably being inducted into the Energy Managers Hall of Fame in 2007, for his lifetime of achievement in promoting the practices and principles of energy management. He sits on numerous engineering and industry committees and boards, and has served on the Certified Energy Manager Board since 2006. Mr. Goldner remains an active member of the New York Chapter AEE Board of Directors, and served as International President of the Association of Energy Engineers for 2003.
Course Materials and Advance Preparations
The seminar fee covers registration for all three two-hour program modules, seminar workbook (downloadable PDF format), course certificate, and teleconferencing services, including domestic phone charges. (International calls will have non-tollfree access.) 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 teleconferencing 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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