This 3 day Commercial Building Energy Specialist (CBES) HVAC & Controls course provides training in best-practice energy management and efficiency for engineers and technicians involved in the design, construction and maintenance of commercial buildings.

Who's the course for?

This course has been created for professionals who work in improving energy efficiency in commercial buildings from the design stage on. 

It covers the latest technology and techniques and is set at Advanced Trade to Degree level, equivalent to Levels 5-7 on the NZQA Framework.

Dates & Location

Venue: Karstens, Tower 1, Level 4, 205 Queen Street, Auckland

Dates:  14, 15 & 16 August 2019 (Wed - Fri)

Times: 8.30am – 5.00pm daily
NB: (min. 6 hours course time per day)

Trainer: Rob Bishop


Course Content

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

  • Basic HVAC design
  • Cooling plant hardware and efficiency
  • Boiler efficiency
  • Boiler Operations
  • Data centre energy efficiency
  • Mechanical systems design
  • Indoor air quality
  • Motor and drive efficiency HVAC 
  • Cooling plant operational efficiency
  • Mechanical Systems Commissioning
  • Monitoring and verification of energy savings
  • HVAC controls fundamentals
  • HVAC controls applications
  • HVAC control diagnostics
  • Continuous commission of HVAC controls for efficiency
  • Energy Management Systems- overview of ISO 50001

CBES - HVAC and Controls Information Brochure 2019 pdf

(excludes GST)


HVAC & Controls Course (3 days)  
(includes Complementary Online Exam Fee)

Please note:
  • IRHACE & CIBSE members pay EMANZ members price
  • An additional 5% discount applies for multiple 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.


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