Energy Procurement course
This course will inform participants about the procurement processes for electricity and gas in the UK. It will describe how the electricity and gas industries are structured and how this impacts on the prices customers pay. It will explain the main drivers on energy pricing in the UK and how electricity and gas tariffs are structured. It will also explain the types of energy contracts that are available and the simple procurement processes that can be u...
Energy Auditing Techniques
Energy auditing is a relatively specialist skill but one that can identify and produce major savings in energy use and cost. While energy audits will always be specific to each building, this course provides the basic techniques and the key elements to look out for during an audit. The course describes the basic techniques of energy auditing, from initial data analysis through to the on-site process or equipment identification and operational review. It expl...
Understanding and Delivering Behavioural Change Programme
Learn how to prepare and deliver a behavioural change programme, but more importantly gain an insight into the psychology of people and the way they behave which is essential in ensuring that any behavioural change programme is correctly structured and targeted in order to achieve a successful outcome.
– The psychology of persuasion, just how we are going to change people’s behaviours.
Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems are an essential part of most modern buildings and can consume a large part of any energy used. This courses aims to inform participants about the most widely used form of HVAC, their basic control and potential methods for optimising their operation for the least energy use while maintaining the comfort within buildings.
The course will describe and cover:
– Basic operation and control of systems such as boilers, air handlers, fan...
Battery Storage for Business
This course will provide participants with a knowledge to evaluate the benefits of battery storage systems in their organisation.
Upon completion of this course learners will:
– Understand how battery storage systems work
– Be able to assess potential benefits and risks associated with battery storage systems
– Be able to review their electrical system, usage and define their objectives and targets
– Understand how to use...
On-site Electricity Generation
On-site generation of electricity can be a good way of reducing grid consumption but the varying technologies, their suitability for implementation, income streams, ongoing cost and grid connection requirements can be complex and are different for every site.
This course aims to:
– Inform participants about the main types of on-site generation and provide information on how to effectively deploy it and gain commercial benefit.
Energy Monitoring, Targeting and Validation
This course will provide participants an introduction to:
Principles of monitoring, targeting and validating energy consumption
Methods of gathering, using and interpreting data
Range of measurement technologies available
Interpreting data and creating value
Energy baselines and benchmarking
Validating energy savings
Using M&T to sustain energy savings
Upon completion of the course, participants will have gained knowledge...
Fundamentals of Energy Management
This introductory course is designed to provide a comprehensive and practical overview of the key energy management tasks with an emphasis on the energy management knowledge and skills that are required from an energy management professional. To understand energy management, it is important to recognise that it can differ across organisations and as the course unfolds the overview of regular energy management practices applied to manage and save energ...
TURNING DATA INTO ENERGY SAVINGS
Find out how to maximise the savings that can be achieved from the effective use of energy data. Using real examples, Turning Data into Energy Savings course will help participants to establish their data requirements and the different ways to deliver real measurable savings.
The course will cover:
– Sources of data
– What is data commonly used for, what else could it be used for
– How to use your data within your business
Lighting – Basic Understanding
The EMA Lighting course will give participants an understanding of the lighting systems commonly found in the UK, their general uses and guide them in how to be generally more efficient. The course is also aimed at helping people to engage at a higher level with lighting suppliers who may be presenting them with information. This can quite often be complicated and misleading and hopefully this course will help participants at least understand what may ...
This course aims to present basic information about how the water industry is structured, how it works, how it prices its product and what businesses may be able to do to reduce cost. It will also inform participants about the opening of the competitive retail market in England to go with the existing Scottish market.
This course provides participants with basic understanding of:
– UK water industry structures;
– What makes up a water bill;
Energy Management in Building Services
Energy in buildings is consumed in a large variety of ways and on a large number of different processes and types of equipment. This course is designed to provide an introduction to many of the most common energy consuming systems found in existing buildings and their operations. Some of the basic legislation that may apply in buildings such as Minimum energy efficiency Standard (MEES) will also be covered during the course.
The course begins w...
Energy Management Strategy
This course offers an overview of key steps in developing an energy management strategy as part of the organisation energy management practices. An understanding of the drivers and various approaches to setting the strategy will be explored.
Upon completion of the course participants will have gained knowledge and understanding of:
– Key strategy drivers
– Organisation’s energy use and requirements for its improvement
This course will provide participants with an overview and introduction to:
- – Waste management practices
- – Waste legislation in the UK
- – Waste disposal and recycling options
- – Mapping waste streams / waste auditing
- – Identify improvement opportunities
- – Setting SMART Waste Targets and KPI’s
- – Measurement, Monitoring and Reporting waste data
Upon completion of the course, participants will have g...