Tuesday, June 5, 2018 · 8:00 am‒12 pm
University of Wisconsin-River Falls Hudson Center, Hudson, WI
Cost: $49

Where are all those kWhs going?

As a result of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain basic power fundamentals and terminology
  • Discuss operational and financial benefits of power monitoring system
  • Describe power monitoring hardware including levels and features
  • Explain historical logging, alarming and data visualization

    Who should attend?
    Facility managers and engineers; HVAC system designers, engineers and contractors; energy efficiency specialists; building owners; maintenance and operations personnel; energy and sustainability managers; and anyone with interest in power and submetering systems.

  • This half-day course provides an overview of typical power monitoring systems. Participants will be introduced to power monitoring terms and definitions and will learn the importance of integrating submetering into an energy management program.

    Learn how demand charges, power factor and load factors impact system operation. We’ll discuss the operational and financial benefits of power monitoring.

    Find out about typical metering hardware, their features, capabilities, and common applications. Get tips on installing basic to advanced metering techniques and discuss CT/PT operation and system types.

    Finally, we’ll discuss typical software applications and functionality, including logging and alarming.

    Participants will leave this course with a basic overview of the capabilities of power monitoring systems and best practices for implementing a power monitoring program.

    7:30 am: Registration and continental breakfast
    8:00 am–12 pm: Program

    The registration fee for attending this half-day course is $49, which includes continental breakfast. There is limited availability, so you are encouraged to register early.

    General information
    Site information will be sent with your enrollment confirmation. If you have any special needs (e.g. dietary, physical), please let us know at the time of registration. All requests will be kept confidential.

    Photo and video rights
    We reserve the right to use photographs taken during the event for promotional purposes. Also, this program may be videotaped for future publication.

    Please note that in order to receive continuing education credits, you must be present for the entire training; partial credit cannot be given.

    AFE This program supports a topic within the body of knowledge outlined by the Association for Facilities Engineering CPE/CPMM/CPS Certification Programs, and should count as 0.375 CEUs (3.75 hours) toward re-certification.

    AIA Members of the American Institute of Architects will receive 3.75 LUs for this instructor-led face-to-face course.

    BOC This course offers up to 3.75 points for BOC certified operators.

    BOMI This course is approved for up to 3.5 continuing professional development points toward renewal of the professional designations offered by BOMI International.

    WI-DSPS Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services has approved this course for 3.5 CEUs for the following credentials: Commercial Electrical Inspector Certification, Industrial Journeyman Electrician License, Journeyman Electrician License, Master Electrician License.

    This course will not be pre-approved for GBCI credits; however, if you believe the content is applicable to your credential, you can self-report credits

    Instructor and course introduction

    Power fundamentals

    Energy management overview

    • Why – industry drivers of power monitoring and energy management systems
    • Definitions of energy and demand and understanding utility bill rate structure
    • Power factor and load factor

    Hardware overview

    • Basic energy meter features, capabilities, applications and installation tips
    • Intermediate power meters features and capabilities applications and installation tips
    • Advanced power meters features and capabilities applications and installation tips

    Logging, alarming and waveform capture in meters

    • Differences between device based logging capabilities vs server based
    • Device alarming characteristics, common types of alarms

    Wrap up and questions and answers

    University of Wisconsin-River Falls Hudson Center
    2501 Hanley Road
    Hudson , WI

    Our education sponsors:

    We EnergiesWisconsin Public ServiceXcel Energy
    Alliant EnergyMadison Gas and ElectricWPPI Energy

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    Call 608.210.7114 or email our registration contact.