Energy efficiency and demand-side management

Course code: MEC5056z

Course contact: Andrew Hibberd (Energy efficiency and demand-side management group at ERC),

Course dates: 30 May – 22 July 2016 (7 weeks)

Key elements of the course include the following:

  • Energy use patterns in the commercial, industrial, mining, transport and domestic sectors
  • Energy efficiency trends
  • Energy efficiency management and technologies used in heating and electrical equipment as well as in buildings
  • Analysis of energy balances, energy audits, efficiency economics and tariff structures
  • Local case studies and international experience of energy efficiency

Course assessment

 Two written reports will be required, one a scan of an industrial sub-sector and the other a group project detailing an economically optimal energy efficiency plan for a given scenario.