Energy Management for Facilities Managers


The Energy Management for Facilities Managers course is for professionals who manage buildings and facilities day-to-day.  It was prepared with the help of the Facilities Management Association of New Zealand and offers training in energy management, focusing on the ways that building systems can make the most efficient use of resources.

Learn how to manage your property’s energy use and gain a better understanding of the ways to manage and mitigate unnecessary energy use. Hear how to make the building perform more efficiently which can lead to substantial short and long term energy and cost savings.

The training course is set at the equivalent of Levels 5-6 on the NZ Qualifications Framework.

Energy Management for Facilities Managers Training 2020


The course has been designed for commercial / office building facilities and maintenance managers, as well as property owners and property managers, who want to better understand the energy savings opportunities available and the strategies to implement them.


This presentation and workshop-style course will cover the following topics:

Day 1    (9:00 am – 5:30 pm)

 Energy Management Fundamentals

  • The Energy Problem and the Building Solution
  • Energy Management Systems and
    ISO 50001
  • Monitoring and Targeting
  • Energy Purchasing
  • The Energy Audit

Strategic Energy Management

  • A Business Case for Energy Efficiency
  • Advanced Energy Savings
  • Energy Management Review and
    Gap Analysis
  • Verifying Energy Savings
  • Strategic Planning for Energy Management

Day 2    (8:30 am – 4:30 pm)

 Building Services and Using the Building Management Systems

  • Building Heating and Cooling
  • HVAC Systems
  • Using BMS

 Energy Efficient Fit Out and Tenant Comfort

  • Lighting Efficiency
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Optimising HVAC Controls for Comfort and Efficiency
  • Data Centre Energy Use and Savings Potential
  • Trend Logging
  • The Business Case – a worked example

Trainer: Rob Bishop


Dates & Location

Venue: Engineering NZ, Level 6, 40 Taranaki Street, Wellington

Dates: 24 & 25 March 2020 (Tue & Wed)

Times: Day 1 9:00am - 5:30pm | Day 2 8:30am - 4:30pm

Registering for


  • Training Fees are stated in NZD and priced per person, excluding GST.
  • An additional 5% discount applies for multiple bookings from the same business for this workshop.
  • NB:  A surcharge of 3.4% will apply if payment is made by credit card (Visa or Mastercard only).

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations must be received by CEP Office ([email protected]) by 5pm, more than 10 working days prior to the training. A refund less a $50 admin fee will be returned.
  • Cancellations within 10 working days will incur a 50% course attendance fee.
  • Non-attendance without prior notification will incur a 100% course attendance fee.

Attendee Feedback

  • “The course is well structured and gives all the important information that one should know in facility management about energy.”
Sagar Patel, Energy Engineer (Ara Institute of Canterbury)
  • “The training venue at Christchurch Airport was good and the opportunity to look at part of HVAC installed systems was valuable. Course covers a wide range of technical areas but well adapted to differing backgrounds.”
Alastair Fordyce, Director (ISBO Ltd)
  • “The course material was very useful, relevant and informative. Erin’s (Trainer) delivery of the course was interesting, knowledgeable and at a well delivered speed.”
John Jiang, Project Manager (Hastings District Council)
  • “The course is very relevant to my job. The content is both thorough and broad. The manual is excellent to take back to the workplace.”
Tracey Gardner (SmartPower)