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Energy Surveys

Key areas
Course content
Learning outcomes
Who should attend
Course timings
Course fees
Upcoming courses

Key Areas

  • Energy related language, jargon and units
  • Where energy is used in commerce and industry
  • Sources of energy supply
  • Energy billing and monitoring
  • Energy Benchmarking
  • Energy awareness - Staff development and training
  • Energy Auditing process - Bottom up; Top down; By Matrix
  • Solution development (Based on risk analysis)
  • Energy Management
  • Energy Standards
  • Reporting of findings
  • Sources of help and advice

Course Content

This course looks at carrying out audits.  It will enable the delegate to carry out their own audits or else draw up a specification for others to carry out the task.
It has long been known that an audit of one's utility uses can provide a useful insight into the issues of where and when waste is taking place. This course looks at a number of simple approaches to carry out an audit from the simple spreadsheet approach to the more detailed style employed both by the Carbon Trust and the Energy Consultancy Industry. This course will enable the delegate to carry out their own audits or else draw up a specification for others to carry out the task.

Learning Outcomes

At the successful completion of this course the delegate will be able to:

  • Read meters and interpret bills / Invoices
  • Set up basic Monitoring and targeting to enable benchmarking
  • Audit an energy consuming entity by breaking its usage into manageable components
  • Assess an organisation's management approach to energy usage
  • Discuss the relationship between energy and management standards
  • Report findings to different levels of staff and management
  • Develop a calculation methodology for predicting likely energy waste and recovery
  • Identify and prioritising solutions

Who Should Attend

The course is primarily aimed at consultants, engineers, developers, architects, building energy managers.

Course timings

Registration is open from 09.30 
Start Time: 10:00
Latest finish: 17:00



Members Rate: £336 (£280 ex VAT)

Standard Rate: £372 (£310 ex VAT)


Upcoming courses


In-house training at your site

Training multiple staff at once is the most cost effective way to develop staff for organisations. All our courses can be delivered at your site (min 6 staff) at discounted rates. These In-House courses are only available in the UK and Europe. For an In-house quote please email; 
Name of course, approximate number of staff and your site address 


To contact the CIBSE Training Team with a query please

Email: or call: +44 (0)20 8772 3637