This webinar is part of a series of three webinars on ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager delivered by CIET for free in collaboration with Natural Resources Canada. If you haven't done so already, register for the upcoming webinars below!
101: Fundamentals & Basics (this webinar)
The ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager (ESPM) is a management tool designed to measure and assess the energy performance of commercial and institutional buildings. After widespread use in the United States, Natural Resources Canada adapted Portfolio Manager for use in Canada where more than 26,000 buildings have been entered into the tool.
Over the years, Portfolio Manager has grown in popularity and use because it allows the user to understand whole building energy use and costs (including water and other materials), compare theirs to similar buildings (using a scoring system), set building baselines and targets, track the impacts of reduction strategies, and produce custom reports.
During this first of three virtual workshops, participants are exposed to the basic functionalities of Portfolio Manager and learn to navigate it. Moreover, the instructor presents an overview of how to enter building data into the tool.
Through this workshop, participants will:
CIET Virtual Real-Time Classroom training
This training will be offered virtually through Microsoft Teams. Upon enrollment, you will receive the information you will need to enjoy a great training experience.
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Eddy Cloutier graduated in mechanical engineering from the École Polytechnique de Montréal in 2003. Since 2005, he has been working as an engineer for Bouthillette Parizeau and has been involved in a number of major projects and in conducting numerous studies mainly in the capacity of energy efficiency specialist and project manager. Since 2009, he has been working as this firm’s Director of Sustainable Development and Energy Efficiency.
He has been accredited as a Certified Measurement & Verification Professional (CMVP), LEED AP O+M and Accredited Recommissioning Agent (by the BEIE). To ensure the success of the projects undertaken, he gets himself fully involved and takes ownership of the projects together with his team members.
He first got involved in recommissioning in 2006, when he supervised an AQME pilot project financed by the Agence de l’efficacité énergétique, Hydro-Québec and Gaz Métro. Since then, he has been constantly involved in this field by implementing numerous projects, some of which have won awards. Over the past five years, he has also worked as a trainer.
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