[Workshop] Unlocking Super Low Energy Potential in Buildings – Begin with the Basics

[Workshop] Unlocking Super Low Energy Potential in Buildings – Begin with the Basics

Course overview

The launch of the Singapore Green Plan 2030 by the Singapore government highlights the importance of galvanising a whole-of-nation movement to advance Singapore’s national agenda on sustainable development. Super Low Energy buildings are crucial to attaining Singapore’s green building and net zero carbon goals.

This compact training programme shares fundamental concepts, principles, and strategies on how to create Super Low Energy buildings – buildings which are exceptionally energy and resource-efficient efficient and environmentally responsible as well.

Course objectives

This energy management training programme is designed to take generalists and specialists on an invigorating energy efficiency journey. The training starts by building a foundational understanding of energy use, energy management and HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) principles. It then delves into more technical matters on energy consuming systems and the strategies for energy savings. Extensive case studies will be discussed throughout the session to enhance learning.

Whether you are seasoned professional looking for a more well-rounded understanding of energy management, an M&E design engineer tasked with designing efficient building M&E systems or a building facility engineer/manager looking to acquire a more technical understanding of energy efficiency, this course will prove a valuable training experience.

Course outline

Super Low Energy Buildings & Singapore Green Plan 2030

Key Strategies to Achieve Super Low Energy Performance

Six Principles for Effective Energy Management

- Knowing how, when and where energy is used
- Efficient operation
- Good building management
- Good maintenance practices
- Maintenance and energy management
- Good system design

Understanding Energy Usage and Curtailment

- Energy usage pattern
- Energy conservation, load management and demand response
- Plug load management

Good System Design

- Linear approach versus whole systems approach
- Designing HVAC systems for long-term high-impact performance

Fundamentals of HVAC Systems

- Collection, transfer, and rejection of heat
- Understanding basic cooling systems
- Efficient cooling technologies and strategies: Chilled Beams, Radiant Cooling, Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems (DOAS), Displacement Ventilation, Heat Recovery Systems

Optimising Lighting Energy Performance

Leveraging Smart Automation Technologies

- Digitisation, IoT (Internet of Things), Data Analytics, FDD (Fault Detection and Diagnostic Systems), Machine Learning, AI, Predictive Algorithms and ASO (Automated System Optimisation).

All participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance from SEAS upon completion.

SCEM: 6.5 PDU Points


Mr Lui Wing Sin is a Senior Consultant in PrimusTech Pte Ltd, a company specialising in advanced integrated control and automation systems for high-performance commercial and industrial facilities. He holds a BE in Electrical Engineering from Monash University (Australia). He has worked for more than 40 years in the controls and building automation industry with multinational control companies including Honeywell and Invensys Process Systems. He was Chief Operating Officer of CNA (now renamed PrimusTech) from 2000 to 2007.

As an engineer with a passion for energy efficiency and environmental sustainability, Mr Lui has shared his ideas and experiences with the Singapore public in sustainable building design and operation, over the past 25 years. He has also travelled extensively overseas, giving sustainability talks. He has been actively involved with many organisations in championing green environmental solutions. Such organisations include the World Energy Council, NEA, SEI (Singapore Environment Institute), BCA Academy, SEAS (Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore), IDA, EMA, MOE, PUB, JTC, ASHRAE, Institution of Engineers, NUS, NTU, Singapore Polytechnic, Republic Polytechnic and various schools.

Course Fees

Standard Rate: $500 (Before GST)

For more enquiries, please email training@seas.org.sg
Registration: https://seas.trainingsystemsg.com/TMS/courses/34

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