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Energy Efficient Building Operations

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Energy efficient building training course length is customizable based on your needs.

Energy efficient building operations are foundational to the financial and environmental performance of buildings. Understanding energy efficiency is necessary to ensure high quality operations and maintenance of buildings.

This class covers the fundamentals of energy efficient building performance, including how to benchmark and assess performance levels, comparing buildings in a portfolio, how utilities charge for energy use, key energy-efficient operating strategies, new technology developments and opportunities for capital retrofit projects. Anyone responsible for operations or maintenance of building energy-using systems should attend.

ENERGY PERFORMANCE BENCHMARKING

  • Metrics for all Building Types
  • Metrics for Data Centers
  • ENERGY STAR Benchmarking

UNDERSTANDING UTILITY RATES

  • Incremental Rates
  • Time-of-Use
  • Real Time Pricing

KEY OPERATING STRATEGIES FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY

  • Scheduling
  • Minimizing Parasitic Energy Loads
  • Part Load Operation
  • Sequencing Multiple Pieces of Equipment
  • Set Points and Reset Strategies
  • Application to Chiller Plants
  • Application to Air Distribution Systems
  • Application to CRAC Units

ENERGY RETROFIT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Lighting and Lighting Control
  • Variable Frequency Drives
  • New Chiller Technology
  • Heat Recovery
  • Advanced Controls

POTENTIAL FOR ONSITE GENERATION

  • Fuel Cells
  • Solar Power