This course is presented in partnership with Energy Efficiency Alberta. Energy Efficiency Alberta will cover the full cost of the program for residents of Alberta.









In this workshop drawing from Natural Resources Canada’s Dollars to $ense training material, our experienced trainer will provide a high-level overview of energy efficiency (EE) and energy management and, most importantly, how it can benefit your organization in the short term. You will discover a straightforward, seven-step approach to energy savings which can be applied in industrial, commercial or institutional buildings. Interactive activities will help you understand and apply the concepts presented on topics such as lighting, motors, fans, pumps and more. This workshop is a great introduction to the money saving world of EE and will help you see the opportunities that can be funded by Energy Efficiency Alberta’s various programs.


Please note that this interactive workshop is limited to 25 participants.


8:30 am: Opening Remarks and Introductions
Morning Session
  • Introduction to Energy Management               
  • Energy Fundamentals
  • 7 Steps to Energy Savings
Mid day: Lunch                       
  • Energy Savings Opportunities (including Lighting, Motors, Fans, Pumps, Controls, Heating, Cooling and Heat Recovery)
  • Tips for Energy Savings Calculations
  • Intro to Recommissioning (RCx)
  • Intro to Energy Monitoring
4:30 pm: Wrap Up

Breaks included, morning and afternoon


Sam Thomas
BSc, CEM, CPEnMS (Industrial)

With more than 10 years’ experience in the energy management sector, Sam’s background spans a broad spectrum of energy studies, electrical and mechanical concept design, field review, and engineering and construction project management.  He has conducted numerous energy and building automation system optimization studies on commercial, industrial, and institutional facilities.  Sam has also facilitated over 40 energy management workshops and webinars across Western Canada, including delivery of the NRCan ‘Dollars to $ense’ series workshops.  He has acted as the Energy Manager for the University of the Fraser Valley for a four year period through Prism Engineering, and drove the organization to exceed their energy reduction target two years ahead of schedule.  Sam is the Kootenay Branch Manager for Prism Engineering, based in Nelson, BC.

$ Fees

Regular fee
Continuing Education Units (CEU) 0.7
CSEP points 2


Comfort Inn & Suites – Medicine Hat
2317 Trans Canada Way SE
Medicine Hat, T1B 4E9

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