Onsite electricity generation

About this course: This short online course provides an overview of the opportunities and considerations associated with onsite electricity generation. It will review the components, sizing, financial considerations, and use of diesel generators, CHP generators, and solar photovoltaic systems. You will learn how to identify the types of site appropriate for wind turbines, the essentials […]

BMS systems

About this course: This short online course provides an introduction to building management systems (BMS). On this course, you will gain an understanding of the role and typical components of a BMS, the fundamentals of control theory, data gathering systems, and how a BMS can be used to optimise building performance. You can also carry […]

UK energy industry and energy costs

About this course: This short online course provides an overview of the roles and responsibilities of stakeholders in a deregulated energy network (using the UK as an example of a modern energy industry). On this course, you will learn how to make an informed decision on the best energy supply contract for your organisation and […]

Measurement and verification

About this course: This short online course provides an overview of the purpose of measurement and verification (M&V), the key features and considerations of the M&V process, relevant statistical techniques, and how to specify an effective M&V plan for an energy saving project. The course will also review the key features of the International Performance […]

Data testing and analysis

About this course: This short online course provides an overview of the principles of data testing and analysis for energy management. On this course you will learn to define accuracy, precision and resolution of energy data, as well as they types of management information required in monitoring and targeting procedures. The course will also review […]

Energy and the environment

About this course: This short online course provides an overview of the relationship between energy and the environment. On this course, you will gain an understanding of the global carbon cycle and the greenhouse effect, the theory of man-made climate change and the global response, the energy mix and future low-carbon possibilities, the impact the […]

Energy management systems and standards: ISO 50001

About this course: This short online course provides an overview of the processes and procedures for ISO 50001. On this course, you will gain an introductory understanding of the key requirements of ISO 50001, and the continuous improvement cycle common in most international standards. The course will also review the benefits of integrating energy management […]

Compressed air

About this course: This short online course provides an overview of compressed air as a key topic in energy management. On this course, you will learn about the importance of compressed air, the operation of an air compressor, the key components of an air distribution system, and ways to reduce running costs of a compressed […]

Steam and process heating

About this course: This short online course provides an overview of steam and process heating in energy management. On this course, you will learn about the significance of process heating, the factors that influence the quality of steam, the different types of steam boilers and generators, the key components of a steam distribution system, and […]