Dates: 10 – 14 March 2014
City: Cape Town
Country: South Africa
Organisation: Energy Training Foundation
Register/website: Certified Energy Manager
Description: The Certified Energy Manager (CEM®) programme recognises individuals who have demonstrated high levels of experience, competence, proficiency, and ethical fitness in the energy management profession. CEM® comprises an elite group of professionals serving industry, business and government throughout the world.
An international qualification for professionals who require a detailed program of instruction that covers the technical, economic and regulatory aspects of effective energy management. The program offers a comprehensive learning and problem-solving forum for those who want a broader understanding of the latest cost reduction techniques and strategies followed by a voluntary examination which could lead to international certification with the US-based Association of Energy Engineers (AEE).
Training Programme Outline
- The need for energy management
- Conducting an energy audit, audit reports and energy audit instrumentation
- Energy codes, standards and protocols
- Energy purchasing, accounting and benchmarking
- Energy and electricity rate structures
- Electrical systems and electric energy management
- Economic analysis and life cycle costing
- Lighting basics and lighting system improvements
- Electric motors and industrial systems
- Thermal energy storage
- Boilers and thermal systems improvement
- Waste heat, co-generation, CHP systems
- Renewable energy sources
- Maintenance programs and building commissioning
- Building automation and control systems
- M&V and alternative financing
- Green buildings and LEED
- Units and conversions
- Charts, tables and list of acronyms provided
On completion of the CEM® course you will be able to immediately implement solutions to enable energy efficiency. On obtaining certification with the AEE you will be one of thousands of distinguished professionals in the international energy engineering fraternity.
- Persons that need to find ways of saving energy through reduced fuel costs, electrical use, transport requirements, improved supply chain, water savings, etc.
- Persons who have been working in the energy management industry for a number of years and would like to obtain a recognised qualification within the energy engineering career path.
- For architects, built environment graduates, engineering graduates, environmental graduates the CEM will open new doors to the fastest growing industry in the world.
- Persons that need to implement an energy management strategy at an organisation and be able to determine a baseline from where to implement a variety of energy saving activities from understanding electricity rate structures and economic analysis of alternative investments, to considering insulation, boilers, codes and standards, waste heat, motors, to name but a few.
- Persons that need recognition as a professional who stays up to date on the latest developments in the energy industry by participating in continued energy education that is internationally recognised.
- Those who are responsible for obtaining ISO50001 accreditation and implement SABS50010 standards to qualify for financial energy saving incentives.