Workshop B: Energy Management Skills Workshops for Focal Point Managers

Aim:

To educate, train and equip Small and Medium Enterprises (SME’s) and Community Organisation staff and managers with the skills to identify, assess and become energy efficiency champions in their workplace

Topics covered:

  • Benefits of energy efficiency, economic impacts of energy wastage (including environmental impact of energy waste), reduce domestic greenhouse emissions.
  • Energy efficiency principles, load assessing, energy monitoring and behaviour change techniques.
  • Identification and pursuit of energy efficiency opportunities in the workplace.
  • How to read and interpret energy efficient product guidelines.
  • Use of energy efficiency tools.
  • Identify energy efficient products providers and energy retailers.
  • Referral services for participants who want to undertake additional training (e.g. Carbon Management Courses/Sustainability Education).

Resources provided (Participant Packs):

  • Energy efficiency information fact sheets covering the following:
    • HVAC (Heating, ventilation & air-conditioning)
    • Lighting
    • Hot water systems
    • Refrigeration
    • Office equipment
    • Air compressors
    • Other useful information
      • Power factor correction
      • Cogeneration
      • Building management systems
      • Insulation
      • Glazing
  • Energy efficiency assessment manual (hard copy and electronic).
  • Interactive workbook with simulated work-based activities (enables participants to apply their learning and development directly to their workplace).
  • Specific sector information (e.g. butchers/bakeries/cafes).
  • Energy efficiency comparison templates.
  • Power point presentation handouts.
  • Demonstration and case study video presentations (as available).
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