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Program Curriculum


The program consists of three (3) one-week sessions that are currently conducted once each year. Participants can elect to complete the course in one calendar year. However, this is not a requirement, since the sessions may be taken in any sequence. The course is designed to allow an attendee to enter the curriculum at any of the three sessions. The program is being constantly updated to incorporate new technologies and regulatory requirements. The three (3) week program is the most comprehensive offering of its kind. A description of the courses follows:

PEM1: MANAGING ENERGY FOR GREATER PROFITABILITY
This session focuses on the structural aspects and fundamentals necessary for a successful sustainable program.

Course Contents: Energy Industry Overview, Energy Codes Standards and Legislation, Electric Utility Rates, Renewable Energy, Procurement of Fuels, Strategic Planning, Energy Calculations, Energy Survey Instruments, Economic Analysis, Survey Planning, Establishing an Effective Energy Management Program, and Techniques for Working with People.

PEM2: IMPROVING EQUIPMENT EFFICIENCIES
This second session is hardware and equipment oriented. Primary energy consuming equipment and systems are reviewed. Fundamentals of operation, as well as how to optimize their performance while minimizing energy requirements, are examined.

Course Contents: Compressed Air Systems, Energy Efficient Lighting, Boilers and Steam Systems, Thermal Energy Storage, Fundamentals of HVAC Systems, Chillers/Cooling Towers, Electric Motors and Power Quality, Geothermal Heat Pumps, and Building Automation Systems.

PEM3: INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL ENERGY, PROCESS AND BUILDING ANALYSIS
This session is focused more on systems, specifically analysis and performance.

Course Contents: Building Envelope Analysis, Industrial and Commercial Ventilation, Preventative Maintenance, Process Energy Analysis, Cogeneration, DDC Controls Specifications, Procurement and Commissioning, and Pumping Systems.

 

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