Information and support for energy savers
16 November: Measurement and Verification Conference
MAVCON 17 will take place in Birmingham on Thursday 16 November 2017. With talks and activities aimed at M&V practitioners and end users, this year's conference will be opened by Denis Tanguay, Executive Director of the Efficiency Valuation Organisation (home of the IPMVP).
As ever we will have our popular "Brains Trust" panel session: our theme this year is "When M&V Goes Wrong"
"Good mix of presentations”
“Panel was excellent”
“Great to get industry together”
“Open and honest discussion about M&V”
Energy management training
We provide open training courses in energy management ranging from the introductory Energy efficiency A to Z to the flagship international qualification Certified Energy Manager, and including the highly-acclaimed specialist workshops Transport energy assessment and Energy monitoring and targeting. These can also be provided as in-house tutorials.
For those who need a basic primer we provide a free on-line course Basic science for energy managers and there are a few short videos.
The "Energy efficiency A to Z" course includes playing with a thermographic camera
Energy monitoring and targeting
Vilnis Vesma is a leading expert on the analysis and interpretation of energy consumption data. He regularly provides training on monitoring and targeting (M&T) in the UK and has run courses in Hong Kong, Colombia, Chile, the USA, and various European countries. He has authored two government advisory guides on the subject and developed a range of M&T software including the free XSD Nano small-scale M&T scheme, an introduction to which can be seen here.
He still works as a specialist adviser actively implementing M&T schemes in commerce, industry and the public sector.
The 'heatmap' technique for portraying half-hourly histories of energy consumption is powerful and popular
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