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Energy Reduction Using ISO 50001 - Online Seminar

Energy Reduction Using ISO 50001 - Online Seminar
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Price: $495.00
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NOTE: Seminar fees listed are per person for a single audio and video connection for individual use, and may not be shared with other users. All participants must individually pre-register for the desired course in order to participate. If you would like pricing information on multiple registrations for the same seminar, please contact: Terese Lavallee, phone (770) 925-9633, email:

About the Seminar

This course earns .4 CEUs, 4 PDHs and .8 AEE Credits toward Re-certification.

Presented online in a series of two live 2-hour time modules, this seminar is designed to provide you with an understanding of ISO 50001, and how best to reduce energy consumption utilizing the program's guidelines.

environmental issues, and could also optionally include energy management. Then in June of 2011, ISO published its separate Energy Standard 50001, which provides another accepted ISO methodology aimed toward systematic energy reduction. However, unlike ISO 14001, ISO 50001 strictly addresses energy management. While structured similarly to 14001, ISO 50001 also has many differences and added improvements for those seeking optimally effective energy management.

If your team is already familiar with ISO systems through quality programs like ISO 9001 or 14001, going the next step with ISO 50001 can be relatively easy once you know its specifics. Even without prior ISO experience, many organizations are realizing that ISO 50001 is a fairly easy way to ensure proper energy systems management and achieve energy reduction, while at the same time improving community or corporate image.

This course will review the genesis and specifics of ISO 50001. The instructor will then describe how to best address energy reduction using this standard, with a great many examples provided for its specific implementation. Also examined will be the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Superior Energy Performance (SEP) program, which incorporates as one element ISO 50001, as well as details on how to achieve this DOE SEP designation.

You will leave this session with a much clearer understanding of what the ISO standard encompasses, and how to apply/implement this to meet, and likely surpass, your specific energy reduction desires or needs.

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.

Dates and Times

Energy Reduction Using ISO 50001 Online Seminar is currently scheduled for To Be Decided . The program consists of two 2-hour teleconferencing sessions, for a total of 4 hours of instruction. Times are as follows:

Course Module
Times (Eastern time US)
Day 1
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Day 2
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Completion of both modules is required to receive CEU and PDH Credit, and Course Certificate awarded by AEE.

Seminar Agenda

The Energy Reduction Using ISO 50001 Online Seminar will be presented in two 2-hour teleconferencing modules, covering the following topics:

MODULE 1: 2 hours

  • Why ISO Programs and Energy?
  • History of ISO 50001
  • Overview Plan / Do / Check / Act Systems Description
  • Discussion of Value-Add
  • Considerations for Integrating ISO 50001, ISO 14001, and ISO 9001
  • How and When to Use ISO 50001
  • How to Sell ISO 50001
  • Management Responsibilities
  • Developing an Energy Policy
  • The PLANNING Phase Elements - the Heart of Success
  • Assembling, Reviewing and Using Legal Requirements
  • Defining Significant Energy Users (SEU)
  • Identifying and Establishing Energy Performance Indicators (EnPI)
  • Setting Goals and Objectives
  • Identifying and Using Relevant Variables

MODULE 2: 2 hours

  • The DOING Phase Elements
  • Required Training
  • Required Employee Awareness
  • Determining Operational Controls
  • Understanding and Documenting Competence
  • Communication Requirements
  • Requirements for Documentation
  • Energy Design, and Energy Procurement, and Energy Specification Requirements
  • The CHECKING and ACT Phase Elements
  • Management Review Processes
  • System Monitoring and Measurement - Methods and Requirements
  • Calibration Requirements
  • General Audit Process
  • Definition and Types of Non-Conformances
  • Incorporating Energy Audits, Six Sigma, Kaizen, Behavioral Elements
  • DOE Superior Energy Performance and ISO 50001, Its Specific Standard

Your Realtime Program Instructor

KEVIN VIDMAR, C.E.M., C.E.A., C.R.M., 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.

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.

Who Should Participate

This Seminar is designed for energy professionals, including:

  • Plant engineers and managers
  • Energy engineers and managers
  • Facility managers
  • Facility maintenance professionals
  • Building owners and managers
  • Operations managers
  • Maintenance contractors / consultants

For registration questions or assistance, call or email...
Terese Lavallee: (770) 925-9633