The Energy Management for Facilities Managers course is for professionals who manage buildings and facilities day-to-day. It was prepared with the help of the Facilities Management Association of New Zealand and offers training in energy management, focussing on the ways that building systems can make the most efficient use of resources.

Learn how to manage your property’s energy use and gain a better understanding of  the ways to manage and mitigate unnecessary energy use. Hear how to make the building perform more efficiently which can lead to substantial short and long term energy and cost savings.

EMFM Training Programme 2018 pdf

Who's the course for?

The course has been designed for commercial / office building facilities and maintenance managers, as well as property owners and property managers, who want to better understand the energy savings opportunities available and the strategies to implement them.

Course Feedback

"The course material was very useful, relevant and informative.  Erin's (Trainer) delivery of the course was interesting, knowledgeable and at a well delivered speed."John Jiang, Hastings District Council

"The course is very relevant to my job. The content is both thorough and broad. The manual is excellent to take back to the workplace."  Tracey Gardner, SmartPower

Course Content

This presentation and  workshop-style course will cover the following topics:

Day 1  (9:00am to 5:30pm)

Energy Management Fundamentals

  • The Energy Problem and the Building Solution
  • Energy Management Systems and ISO 50001
  • Monitoring and Targeting 
  • Energy Purchasing
  • The Energy Audit

Strategic Energy Management

  • A Business Case for Energy Efficiency
  • Advanced Energy Savings 
  • Energy Management Review and Gap Analysis 
  • Verifying Energy Savings
  • Strategic Planning for Energy Management

Day 2   (8:30am to 4:30pm)

Building Services and Using the BMS

  • Building Heating and Cooling
  • HVAC Systems 
  • Using the Building Management System (BMS)

Energy Efficient Fit Out and Tenant Comfort

  • Lighting Efficiency
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Optimising HVAC Controls for Comfort and Efficiency 
  • Data Centre Energy Use and Savings Potential 
  • Trend Logging
  • The Business Case - a worked example

Course Dates & Registration links for 2018 

Auckland (Karstens, Level 4, 205 Queen Street) Trainer:  Lance Jimmieson

Dates:   8 & 9 March 2018        Times:    As above      

Christchurch  (Iceberg, International Antarctic Centre) -  Trainer: Erin Roughton

Dates:   10 & 11 July 2018       Times:   As above   

Wellington -  Trainer: Rob Bishop

Dates:   6 & 7 September 2018   Times:   As above   

Investment (excludes GST)

EMANZ / FMANZ Member Non-member
Early Bird (Register more than 4 weeks prior)
$1,530 pp
$1,620 pp
Standard (Register within 4 weeks of the course start date)
$1,710 pp
$1,800 pp
Please note:

  • An additional 5% discount applies for multiple company bookings for the same course
  • A surcharge will apply if payment is made by credit card
  • Cancellations must be received in writing by EMANZ by 5pm, more than 6 working days prior to the training. A refund less a $50 admin fee will be returned.
  • Cancellations within 6 working days will incur a 50% course attendance fee.
  • Non-attendance without prior notification will incur a 100% course attendance fee.

Brought to you by EMANZ in association with FMANZ and EECA.

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