This optional pre-course for ENER 3101P - Certified Practitioner in Energy Management Systems will help students acquire the basic knowledge required for the Certified Practitioner in Energy Management Systems (CP EnMS) Training. Many of these topics are not covered in the four-day CP EnMS course but the CP EnMS is expected to have this basic background knowledge and the certification exam will cover some of these topics.
Introduction to Statistics for CP EnMS (2 hours): Provides overview of the basic statistical tools and metrics used for developing energy performance indicators for the Superior Energy Performance program.
Operating Characteristics of Energy Systems (10 hours): Provides an overview of the energy systems encountered in industrial and commercial facilities. Content covers operating characteristics of energy systems such as compressed air, steam, pumps and fans, HVAC, and refrigeration.
Energy auditors who need basic energy knowledge will learn the operating characteristics of energy systems and the mathematical operations associated with energy calculations
How You Will Benefit
Prepare to take the Certified Practitioner for Energy Management Systems Exam administered by the IEnMP.
Recognize which equations are required by SEP as well as M&V protocol.
Identify the operating characteristics of key energy systems such as compressed air, process heating, steam systems, pumping systems, fan systems, HVAC systems, process cooling systems, combined heat & power and lighting.
Describe Energy Fundamentals
Describe typical energy billing concepts
Recognize the impact of variables on energy consumption
Understand system optimization
Introduction to Statistics for CPEnMS
Recognize which equations are required by SEP as well as M&V protocol
Identify the relationship between pieces and the system
Identify independent linear variables, tests for linearity, significance and p-value, and regression analyses
Operating Characteristics of Energy Systems
Identify the operating characteristics of key energy systems such as compressed air, process heating, steam systems, pumping systems, fan systems, HVAC systems, process cooling systems, combined heat & power and lighting
Recognize the criteria for effective operation & maintenance of a process
Identify opportunities for improved efficiency
Determine and develop criteria for the effective operation and maintenance of significant energy uses that supports energy performance improvement
Establish a system for the organization to monitor and measure outputs of the energy review, significant energy uses, relationship between significant energy use and consumption, relevant variables, EnPIs, and the effectiveness of action plans in achieving objectives and targets
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