Efficient Buildings, Equipment and Services (CPD)

About this course:

This short course will suit Energy Assessors wishing to understand how commercial buildings use energy and will be suitable for Air Conditioning Energy Assessors (ACEA), Commercial Energy Assessors (NDEA), Display Energy Assessors (DEC) and ESOS Lead Assessors.

The tutor will explore many ways to save energy and reduce carbon emissions and will engage delegates with questions and interesting experience.

Duration: 7hrs (CPD)

Course Aims

On completion of the course delegates should be able to:

  • Identify types of building services that consume energy
  • Appreciate where energy is lost through heat transfer around buildings
  • Identify different heating systems and fuel sources
  • Identify different electricity generating and power supply systems
  • areas where energy consumption can be reduced

Learning Agenda

  • Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS)
  • Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD)
  • Building Regulations
  • Building Services
  • Energy use in Buildings
  • Heat Transfer in Buildings
  • Gas Boilers
  • Electricity as a fuel
  • Combined Heat and Power
  • Power factor Correction & Voltage Optimisation
  • Renewable Technologies
    • Solar Thermal, Photovoltaic, Transpired Solar Collectors
  • Lighting
  • Underfloor heating
  • Heat Pump Systems
  • Biomass
  • Vapour Compression type cooling systems
    • Cooling Loads, Evaporative cooling, Split, Multi split and VRF cooling, water chillers
  • Absorption type water chillers
  • Dry coolers and Cooling Towers
  • Adiabatic cooling
  • Phase change cooling
  • Controls
  • District Heating and Cooling schemes
  • Ventilation and Heat recovery
  • Building Log books

Upcoming dates

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