Energy Conservation in Industrial and Commercial Environment

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Energy Conservation in Industrial and Commercial Environment

Energy Conservation in Industrial and Commercial Environment 2017-10-03T10:15:06+00:00

Course Number: SEM-004

Length of Course: 8 hours

Seminar Location: This seminar is available for on-site training

In Energy Conservation in Industrial and Commercial Environment, you’ll learn …

  • Methods and strategies for reducing energy costs in an industrial or commercial setting
  • The three-faceted approach to energy management
  • How to identify and focus on high value energy conservation opportunities based on energy facts and statistics (i.e. pick the “low hanging fruit”)
  • The value added by automated energy management systems (EMS) in terms of measuring and controlling the use of energy, and other utilities
  • How to conduct financial analysis of energy conservation projects and how to develop successful financial justification to gain project approval


This seminar provides an excellent opportunity for Engineers, Technicians, Facilities Managers and other professionals to enhance their understanding of energy and utilities and to learn methods and strategies for reducing energy costs in an industrial or commercial setting. The seminar addresses usage, cost and conservation of energy in its more common forms such as electrical, compressed air, natural gas, steam and heat.

Seminar attendees will learn various methods of reducing energy costs through well-planned, specific, results-oriented projects, which in some cases can be pursued in collaboration with and through sponsorship of local utility companies.

Examples of energy conservation projects in industrial settings will be presented. Some of the myths associated with electricity and gas contracts will be exposed. Energy audits and tools needed to perform audits will be discussed. Methods for formulation of an effective energy plan will be covered. Finally, the benefits and architecture of energy management systems (EMS) and automated HVAC systems will be discussed.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • The fundamental principles and concepts associated with common forms of energy
  • Energy management as a three faceted approach: (1) Focus on Energy Productivity Improvement, (2) Focus on Energy Cost Minimization and (3) Focus on Energy Supply
  • Electrical energy and important electrical concepts
  • Why power factor improvement is a vital part of any electrical energy productivity improvement strategy
  • Energy Management Systems (EMS) and Building Management Systems (BMS)
  • The difference between various lighting systems from an energy efficiency perspective
  • How proper lighting system design maximizes energy productivity
  • The differences between the three basic types of cogeneration systems
  • Renewable and other types of emerging energy technologies
  • Opportunities for energy conservation in HVAC, compressed air and steam systems
  • How to conduct energy audits and develop energy plans
  • Electricity basics, electrical rate schedules and bill calculation for large industrial facilities

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For more information contact:

Ken Hudspeth, General Manager
Phone 1-877-PDHengineer (1-877-734-3644)