Webcast: Four steps to effective energy management
Oct. 29 live event will highlight ways to build continuous energy improvement
Energy costs are often the single largest controllable facility operating expense so having an effective energy management plan is essential if U.S. manufacturers want to remain competitive in global markets.
An October 29 Webcast , sponsored by Plant Engineering and Schneider Electric, will look at a simple four-step process for continuous energy efficiency improvement - measure energy usage, fix the basics, automate, and monitor and control. In addition, discover a variety of effective energy management solutions and strategies used in a real-life energy optimization project that has realized energy savings of over $8.1 million in just four years. All registered attendees are qualified to receive .1 CEUs for this event.
This Webcast, Four Steps to effective Energy Management , will help you:
•Understand how active energy management can drive continuous reduction in the energy intensity of a manufacturing operation, thereby reducing energy costs and improving its environmental sustainability
•Discover a four step process for continuous energy efficiency improvement
•Identify fruitful areas for energy management solutions
•Develop strategies to maximize the return on energy efficiency investments
Speakers are Johanne Greenwood, Director, Global Energy Efficiency Program, Schneider Electric and Ed Willhite, Facility Manager, Schneider Electric.
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