Overview

This four-day advanced course on recommissioning (RCx) covers all the stages of the process: planning, investigation, implementation, hand-over and monitoring. These stages are presented in detail to allow trainees to develop a coherent understanding of the entire process and reap all anticipated benefits. The fundamental principles regarding the use of mechanical systems in buildings are discussed and good practices for testing and verification are examined to help trainees develop in-depth understanding of the investigation stage.

 

To share insight on how to maintain the benefits of the RCx process throughout the life cycle of buildings, the course not only teaches building operating staff on the persistence strategies to be implemented, but also highlights the appropriate interventions in energy monitoring to be carried out by third parties.

 

This CanmetENERGY (Natural Resources Canada) advanced course on recommissioning (RCx) has trained 75 professionals in the Province of Quebec. Upon course completion, trainees may choose to take a competency examination. The course and examination are both recognised by the Ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources naturelles of Québec as part of the process of certifying recommissioning agents for mechanical systems in buildings.

 

Who should attend?

Targeted clients include experienced technical staff, such as:

  • Building recommissionning (RCx) service providers
  • Building operating staff
  • Energy managers
  • Engineering professionals with experience in HVAC systems, as well as commercial and institutional buildings operation.

 

This course is offered in collaboration with CanmetENERGY.

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Location

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This training will be offered virtually through GoToTraining. Upon enrollment, you will receive the login and participant materials you will need to connect seamlessly and enjoy a great training experience.

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Agenda

Training Schedule (click the image to see it in full screen)

 

 

There will be an optional but appreciated 45-min informal networking session at the end of the first day so you can get to know your fellow participants better; it starts after the Q&A at around 5:15 pm CDT.

 

 

The following topics are covered:

 

  • Effective methods for detecting problems
  • Working with the building staff
  • Calculating savings
  • Implementing RCx measures
  • Targeted documentation and training
  • Best practices for on-going commissioning

Trainers

Ari Spiegel
P.Eng., Energy Engineer

Ari joined Prism’s Energy Team in 2013.  His work encompasses conducting energy audits and performing analyses, as well as identifying and implementing savings opportunities.  He is involved with the CleanBC Program that focuses on reducing GHG emissions with electrification and FortisBC thermal audits which focus on reducing natural gas consumption. 

 

He has experience with building mechanical systems, optimizing building automation systems, and performing building control upgrades that result in energy savings.  Ari has prepared and presented many online training sessions for energy industry representatives including energy managers, energy specialists, facility managers and building operators.  Ari will be an instructor for a retro-commissioning course at the British Columbia Institute of Technology starting March 2020.

 

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Iram Green
P.Eng., Energy Engineer

Iram is involved in all aspects of mechanical systems performance analysis and enhancements at Prism Engineering, and has over ten years of experience in managing energy efficiency retrofit projects.  He provides conceptual and detailed mechanical design drawings and specifications and carries out installation reviews.  His background in feasibility and risk analysis studies, combined with his keen interest in sustainability and energy efficiency, make him a valuable part of our team. Since 2010, Iram has been involved with the development and delivery of online training material, as well as in-class sessions at BCIT for their Sustainable Energy Management Advance Certificate program; teaching courses in building and energy systems, and energy audits.

 

Iram has facilitated a number of RETScreen Training sessions and is a Canmet Energy approved NRCan RETScreen Trainer. He is also one of the lead trainers for BCIT’s Sustainable Energy Management Associate Certificate program.  RETScreen is one of the programs introduced in the Building Systems course.

Certification Process

To learn about the Rcx Agent Accreditation process, please see the Remise au point des systèmes mécaniques de bâtimentsl page on the Transition énergétique Québec (TEQ) site (for Québec’s residents only).

The course includes...

  • If you register before 12 pm CST, Tuesday March 30, 2021 you will receive the printed training material at your home or office before the course starts.

Policies

If you are unable to attend the course, you may send another person in your stead without incurring any penalty. CIET must be advised of any replacement, cancellation or postponement via email at info@cietcanada.com.

 

The following fees apply for:

  • Rescheduling your registration to another course:
    • At least 2 weeks prior to the start of the course: no fee;
    • Less than 2 weeks prior to the start of the course: $50 administrative fee;
    • No show (after the beginning of the course): 15% of regular course fees.
  • Cancelling your registration :
    • At least 2 weeks prior to the course : no fee;
    • Less than 2 weeks prior to the course: $150 administrative fee or 10% of regular course fees (whichever is greater);
    • No show (after the beginning of the course): 25% of regular course fees.
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COVID-19 Information for CIET Winter-Spring 2021 Training Calendar – CIET Goes Virtual!

Last Updated: January 6, 2021

 

CIET Goes Virtual!

With more than 90 virtual real-time courses offered since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis under our belt, and based on feedback received from more than 800 participants, CIET is happy to inform that all public training sessions offered in the winter-spring of 2021 will still be delivered through virtual real-time classrooms.

This will allow everyone to continue accessing CIET training in a safe manner, which protects both our participants and our trainers, regardless of what happens with the pandemic. You can register for these virtual courses in confidence, knowing that they will provide the same quality of training that you expect from CIET. These real-time training sessions will be available to all participants across Canada, and abroad.

 

REGISTER FOR VIRTUAL TRAINING TODAY!

 

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Through all these measures, CIET hopes to provide as much flexibility as possible to training participants while respecting its commitments to other participants, trainers and partners, as well as public health recommendations.

We thank you very much for your trust and collaboration and look forward to welcoming you in our virtual classrooms!

 

Best regards,

The CIET Team
info@cietcanada.com
647 255-3107