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Demand-Side Management (DSM) Programming *Upcoming fall 2024*

ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager Webinar: Benchmarking for Compliance Ordinance

ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager Webinar: Understand and Improve your Energy Performance

Embodied Carbon Accounting *Upcoming Winter 2025*

Pump Systems Fundamentals

Fundamentals of Compressed Air Systems

Heat Integration of Industrial Processes (HIIP)

Certified Industrial Energy Professional (CIEP)

Carbon Auditing Professional (CAP)

50001 Certified Practitioner

Working with the National Energy Code for Buildings (NECB)

Heat Pumps Essentials

Energy Engagement Strategies

Certified Sustainable Building Operator (CSBO)

Working with the Greener Homes Initiative

Building Electrification Strategies *Upcoming Fall 2024*

Achieving Net Zero Buildings

Carbon Footprint Accounting: Scope 3 GHG Emissions *Upcoming Winter 2025*

Carbon Footprint Accounting: Scope 1 and 2 GHG Emissions

Planning and Selecting GHG Reduction Projects

Prep Course for the NRCan Quality Assurance Specialist Exam (House)

Advanced Building Energy Modelling

ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager Webinar: 101-Fundamentals & Basics

ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager Webinar: 201-Creating and Updating your Building Profile

ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager Webinar: 301-Maximize Usage with Advanced Features

Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP)

Energy Management Professional 101 (EMP 101)

Certified Energy Manager (CEM)

Certified RETScreen® Expert (CRE)

Advanced RETScreen® Expert

Existing Building Commissioning Essentials

Certified Energy Auditor (CEA)

Certified Building Commissioning Professional (CBCP)

Introduction to RETScreen® Expert

Energy Efficiency for Building Operators & Maintenance Staff (EEBO)

Advanced Course on Existing Building Commissioning (EBCx)

Energy Management Systems (EMS) and 50001 Ready Canada Webinar: 101

Building Science and Numeracy Essentials

Prep Course for the NRCan Foundation Level Exam

Prep Course for the NRCan Energy Advisor Exam (House)

Tools for Completing Probationary Files

Advanced HOT2000 User

Prep Course for the NRCan Low-Rise Multi-Unit Residential Buildings Exam (MURB)

Building Energy Modelling Essentials

Building Energy Modelling Professional

Building Automation Systems Essentials

Advanced Building Automation Systems Optimization

Making the Case for Energy Management Projects

Strategic Energy Management 101 (SEM 101)

Making the Case for Decarbonization Projects

Becoming Carbon Neutral: Key Concepts, Strategies and Initiatives

Advanced Measurement and Verification

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Program Overview

An often overlooked and important parameter of successful energy efficiency and decarbonization projects is the humans involved. Specifically, the actions of people can lead to the success or failure of a project.

This 2-day training program is intended for participants who want to create an engagement strategy incorporating the various aspects of behavioral and holistic organizational management. In this training, you will put together a plan to change behaviours while engaging people – either internally (staff, operations, teams) or externally (tenants, clients, occupants).

The first day of the program will focus on the practice of influencing and modifying individual and collective behaviors to promote more sustainable practices. It will begin by defining why and how individual actions and choices play a significant role in influencing energy consumption and environmental impact. On the second day, participants will put their understanding of these concepts to the test and create their own engagement campaigns using the following structure:

If you are involved in designing, creating or implementing an engagement plan, this course is for you!

In this course you will learn to

  • Establish realistic goals for an energy engagement strategy.
  • Assess the organizational proficiencies of an organization as they relate to achieving real energy reduction.
  • Examine the cultural of an organization and to design interventions in harmony with the culture.
  • Use a structured approach to identifying and selecting behaviours to influence based on impact, barriers and benefits.
  • Identify and articulate the energy and non-energy benefits from effective engagement.
  • Apply a six step systematic approach to designing an engagement strategy.
  • Evaluate an energy engagement strategy.


This course is ideal for

  • Energy managers/champions/leaders or coordinators.
  • Sustainability managers/champions/leaders or coordinators.
  • Individuals involved in implementing an Energy Management System (EnMS).
  • Organizational managers/leaders.
  • Public-sector program managers.
  • Service providers and consultants.
  • Resource efficiency managers.
  • Anyone implementing technological retrofits requiring positive engagement and support of staff, occupants, users or tenants.

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