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Fundamentals of Carbon Reduction
4 Days | 2.8 CEUs

Overview:

In thiis course you will learn  how to conduct a “carbon audit” and how to begin a carbon reduction program. At the end of the course you will have the option to take the Association of Energy Engineer’s CRM exam  to become certified in this new area of expertise. If you take the classroom seminar, the CRM exam will be administered at close of instruction on day four of each classroom seminar. For individuals taking the online version of the seminar, the exam will be administered at an ACT Testing Center

  • Raise the professional standards of those engaged in carbon reduction
  • Improve the practice of carbon reduction through a targeted continuing education program of professional development
  • Identify persons with acceptable knowledge of the principles and practices of carbon reduction through successful completion of an examination and fulfillment of prescribed standards of professional performance and conduct 
  • Identify individuals who have demonstrated a high level of competence and ethical fitness in thecarbon reduction field and recognize them for theise achievements 

Course Contents

Day 1 - a.m.:  INTRODUCTION, EXECUTIVE BRIEFING & HIGH-LEVEL STRATEGIES
• Introduction and the Need for Carbon Reduction
• Class Member Introductions (Student's Goals)
• Review Selected Student Objectives and Profiles, Local Challenges, Problems, Barriers

Day 1 - p.m: INTRODUCTION TO THE CARBON REDUCTION PROCESS
• Insights from Class / Instructor
• Carbon Reduction Process Overview:
   • Protocol Overview & Terminology
   • Overview: Carbon Audit and Reporting Process (Getting Credit for What You Do)

Day 2 - a.m.: CARBON FOOTPRINT MEASUREMENT & MONITORING
• Components of a Carbon Audit
• Exact Steps to Setting up a Carbon Reduction Program & Reporting Software
• Reporting Software / Reporting Formats
• Verification Process
• Emissions Conversion Factors and Where to Find Them

Day 2 - p.m.: PRACTICAL STRATEGIES & TACTICS TO REDUCE YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT
• Quick Review, Insights from Case Studies
• Proven Tactical Measures to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Day 3 - a.m: MORE PRACTICAL STRATEGIES & TACTICS TO REDUCE YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT
• Quick review, Insights from Case Studies
• Local Strategies and Techniques

Day 3 - p.m.: CARBON CREDITS, TRADING AND NEW REVENUE TACTICS
• Carbon Trading and Credit Terminologies
• Creating an Ongoing Green Program
• Process for Finding Profitable Green Strategies

Day 4 a.m.: FINANCING/SELLING/APPROVING YOUR PROGRAM
• Three Big Reasons why Green Projects Fail…and How to Overcome Them
• Financing for Positive Cash Flow
• How to Quantify Benefits and Help Your Organization Improve Its "Environmental Image"
• Marketing Tactics to Help Your "Green" Project Get Approved
• Course Review and Test Prep, Q&A, Wrap Up

Day 4 - p.m.: CRM certification exam

CLASS CANCELLATION:

IIE reserves the right to cancel a class up to 15 business days prior to the scheduled start date

 

registration fee

Member: $1,595
Non-Member: $1,945

course schedule

No courses scheduled, contact Larry Aft for availability


 
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