Optimising Process Heat Systems Training

This 2-day course is designed to enable the fine tuning of industrial processes to minimise energy use, cost and carbon emissions while maintaining process integrity and quality.

Who is the course for?

The course delivers the essential knowledge needed by plant operators, maintenance managers, contractor-based engineers and designers and graduate energy engineers to keep the processes they manage running smoothly, effectively and efficiently.  The course will benefit them and, through them, their employers who will enjoy reduced costs and more efficient operations.

It is geared towards cost savings in larger organisations operating industrial processes, especially those with significant energy consumption.

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Online Course Content

The course will use real world case studies to supplement learning and illustrate potential benefits.

  • The relationship between energy and carbon
  • Understanding your process
  • Process optimisation
  • Continuous improvement methodologies
  • Conducting experiments
  • Collecting data, measurement and verification
  • Preparing a business case

Identifying savings in:

  • Heat driven processes
  • Refrigeration processes
  • Industrial HVAC
  • Compressed air processes
  • Pump and fan operation
  • Motor and drive operations


The training will be delivered by Jonathan Pooch from Christchurch based DETA Consulting (www.deta.global).  DETA Consulting delivers optimisation services to many of New Zealand’s largest businesses and is a leader in energy efficiency and process optimisation for industrial processes.

Energy Master Accreditation

This course forms part of a pathway to accreditation as an IESO (Industrial Energy Systems Optimisation) Energy Master – FIND OUT MORE …

The IESO Accreditation Assessment is $750+GST per person per attempt.

When should you register? 

To confirm delivery of this training course we require a minimum of 6 registered attendees.  Please complete your online registration as soon as possible so we can secure the training delivery date.

If you require a letter of support to assist with funding approval, please contact the CEP Office.

Register Your Interest

If you would like to register your interest for the next delivery later in 2022 please email [email protected].

Dates & Location

Venue: Online via GotoMeeting

Dates: Next Training Delivery 2022 - Dates TBC

Times: 9.00am-4.30pm (NZST)

Registering for

Please note:
  • A surcharge will apply if payment is made by credit card (Visa or Mastercard only).
  • Training Fees are stated in NZD and priced per person, excluding GST.
  • Cancellations must be received by CEP 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

“A course offering good coverage of many technologies and methodologies essential for anyone wishing to improve their process efficiency and reduce energy costs. A great primer for more detailed study” Mark Davis, Energy Manager (Counties Manukau DHB)
"This course was interesting, informative and has equipped me to provide value to clients through being able to understand and analyse energy systems. It has refreshed my understanding of many common industrial technologies and how to improve their operation and energy efficiency." Steven Nichols, Energy Engineer (EMSOL)
"I would definitely recommend this course for anyone working in the optimisations space within big industries." Jessica Halim, Supply Chain Improvement Specialist (T&G Global Ltd)
"An experienced presenter and relatable field examples makes this course very relevant to participants." Dinesh Chand, Project Manager (EECA)