Energy Cost Reduction Using Six Sigma, Kaizen, 5 S, Lean Manufacturing & Behavioral Energy Change-On
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Presented online in a series of two live two-hour time modules, this seminar is designed to provide you with an understanding of Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, 5 S, Kaizen, and Behavioral Energy Change as energy cost reduction measures, and explain how to apply these programs in your organization to achieve significant energy savings.
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 two live teleconferencing sessions.
About the Seminar
Organizations are increasingly realizing the power of applying systematic improvement and cultural programs for energy reduction. These programs are different from the classic energy audit based context, which would typically involve only a limited number of people. By contrast, the programs described in this training seminar...
Behavioral Energy Change
characteristically employ a very broad group of people in a very specific and systematic way in order to reduce energy use. In fact, programs like 5 S and Behavioral Energy Change will likely involve everyone. This systematic, broader involvement makes possible both increased and longer lasting energy savings.
Buildings and facilities can use these programs to identify energy savings opportunities at all levels, including operator level -- something that can be overlooked with traditional energy audits. Very often adding just one of these programs, or even some of its core elements, can serve to bridge the gap between simply identifying opportunities and ultimately taking effective energy saving action. The overall goal of this training course is provide you with an understanding of the basics of each of these programs, as well as to show you how to employ its specific methods -- either in part or in total -- for sustainable and increasing energy savings. You will leave the seminar with specific tools you need to start using your new knowledge, including real-world project examples and results.
The following offering(s) of the ENERGY COST REDUCTION Using Six Sigma, Kaizen, 5 S, Lean Manufacturing, and Behavioral Energy Change Online Seminar are currently scheduled. The program consists of two 2-hour teleconferencing sessions, for a total of 4 hours of instruction.
Beginning on February 1, with session dates and times as follows:
Times (Eastern time US)
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Thursday, February 2, 2017
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
MODULE 1: 2 hour
Why these programs
The important universal change equation C = D + V + S
Defining and getting dissatisfaction
Defining your energy visions
Defining steps to achieve visions
Program steps - Six Sigma, Kaizen, Lean, 5 S, Behavioral Energy Change
What is Six Sigma?
Six Sigma Cycle - Define, Measure, Analyze, Implement, Control
Proper problem/project definition
Basic statistical analysis
Cause and effect matrix
Failure mode and effects analysis
Control plan - how to keep your savings
Example energy project and savings
What is Kaizen?
Basic Kaizen process steps
Energy Kaizen process steps and considerations
Kaizen energy calculations, keeping score
Kaizen event follow-up process - how to keep your changes/savings
Building on Kaizen event success
Example energy Kaizen event and savings
MODULE 2: 2 hours
What is lean manufacturing?
The seven wastes (muda)
The pillars of lean:
manage by fact
overall equipment effectiveness
Value stream mapping
Lean manufacturing - energy examples
5 S - overview
Review - seven wastes, from 5S standpoint
The eighth 5 S waste - energy
Description of each S from energy viewpoint:
5 S scoring and maintaining systems
Incorporating energy into 5 S
Example forms and rating systems, including energy
Behavioral Energy Change (BEC)
What is behavior, and how do we change it?
Why BEC program makes sense
Using ABC model to define steps - Antecedents, Behaviors, Consequence
Different types of consequences
ABC matrix analysis for energy change
Example BEC manufacturing program
How to pursue within an area or organization
Your Realtime Program Instructor
KEVIN VIDMAR currently serves as Vice President of Energy Services for Loureiro Engineering Associates, a full service environmental, remediation, health, safety, energy, building systems, design, installation, and construction firm with offices in Connecticut, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. Mr. Vidmar has more than 25 years of industrial experience, and has worked with over 200 manufacturing sites worldwide for the purpose of optimizing their energy reduction opportunities, including the use of Behavioral Energy Change, energy reduction through Six Sigma and Kaizen programs, as well as the more typical conservation and efficiency improvement strategies. Mr. Vidmar holds a B.S. from Miami University, and an M.S. from Vanderbilt University in Environmental and Water Resource Engineering. He is a Certified Energy Manager, a Certified Energy Auditor, and a Certified Carbon Reduction Manager.
Course Materials and Advance Preparations
The seminar fee covers registration for both 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.