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The (EM) analyzes facility energy use and develops a plan of action to reduce energy use and costs. These goals must be accomplished without affecting ambient comfort conditions in the buildings.
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The EM will also have control of the computer system which both tracks and controls energy use in the buildings.
Ensure that the EM plan supports the buildings requirements.
Ensure ambient conditions are controlled ensuring tenant comfort.
Maintain good communication and working relations with both the operating and maintenance departments.
Have good “people skills”.
Provide sensible recommendations and policies to develop policies.
Develop both short and long term plans.
Assist maintenance and operational managers in assessing mechanical systems operations to minimize energy use.
Develop training strategies and make available to other staff.
Implement systems to compile, maintain and file all energy reports and documents.
Liaise and use consultants for energy conservation studies on buildings.
Research outside EM funding to pursue equipment and electrical retrofits.
Maintain good working relations with EM equipment suppliers.
Ensure that all ongoing design and construction activities are subject to stringent energy considerations.
Review and negotiate energy purchase agreements.
Recommend the most energy efficient fuel use strategies.
Provide regular reports detailing the effectiveness of the implemented EM program.
Act in a professional and ethical manner on behalf of management.
Supervise and evaluate the performance of support staff assigned to the area of EM.
Bachelor’s degree or technology equivalent in mechanical, electrical or energy discipline.
Professional designation of Certified EM is preferred.
Knowledge of EM programs as related to building mechanical and electrical systems.
Ability to manage and project budgets.
A minimum of three years experience in the energy field.Return from energy manager to homepage.