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Energy Efficiency Fundamentals

Course Description This course offers an overview of the energy dilemma and why energy efficiency is the quickest, cleanest, most effective solution. It explains where 72% of energy is consumed and how up to 30% can be saved through passive and active energy efficiency. Course Outline Course Objectives At the completion of this course, you will be able to: Describe how a facility uses energy Discuss the cost of energy Participate in various energy efficiency incentives Identify and prioritize energy efficiency projects Recognize Schneider Electrics role in the area of energy efficiency Agenda Introduction Energy use breakdown The cost of energy Energy efficiency incentives Typical energy projects How to prioritize energy efficiency projects Schneider Electrics contribution to energy efficiency Summary Assessment Survey

Course Content or Material Introduction The challenge Energy use breakdown a) Buildings and industry b) How a facility uses energy i) Commercial energy end-use ii) Manufacturing energy end-use c) Measuring efficiency i) Energy efficiency equations

Energy is comprised of WAGES Water, Air, Gas, Electrical, Steam Active vs Passive EE The cost of energy Electricity price ii) Industrial sector iii) Commercial sector

d) Viewing energy as a manageable investment

Energy efficiency incentives Federal tax incentives Commercial i) Government e) State tax incentives f) Utlility Demand Side Management incentives Typical Energy Projects A step by step process Measure (1) Energy Management System Fix the Basics Building Envelope Lighting (2) Power factor correction Automate Electrical System Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Monitor and Improve Training A systems approach: How to Sustain the savings A lifecycle approch

2) How to prioritize energy efficiency projects a) Energy Audits and Industrial Assessments
b) Other benefits i) Environmental, sustainability initiatives, productivity and aging infrastructure Schneider Electrics contribution to energy efficiency The savings ii) Industry & infrastructure iii) Buildings iv) Residential c) A case study Energy Efficiency at Home 3) Conclusion a) Three simple reasons for energy efficiency i) Rising demand ii) Pollution from fossil fuels iii) Global warming from fossil fuels b) The energy dilemma i) Energy demand grows together with population and economies ii) Energy consumption must be reduce to avoid environmental disaster c) Active EE is necessary to sustain energy savings i) Passive EE low consumption devices, insulation, etc

ii) Active EE monitoring, control and automation, appropriate behavour d) Schneider Electric has energy efficiency solutions that save up to 30% of energy use.