Big Data For Energy and Buildings: Emphasis on Analytics as the Next Frontier for Building Energy Management
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
10 slots available
Training Overview:

Building and facility professionals facing ever-increasing energy and operational costs, are sure to benefit from this thoroughly informative and detailed overview of these critical developments in energy management and engineering. The program will also be valuable for engineers, designers and managers trying to make sense of, and select from, the myriad of products, solutions and services now available. Interoperable building systems are an optimal source of data for analytics, and the materials covered in the seminar will provide valuable guidance on the techniques and approaches necessary to achieve this interoperability in buildings and campuses. Also addressed are important trends currently affecting building energy and analytics, such as Project Haystack and the Internet of Things.
You will leave this program with valuable and practical new and expanded knowledge which you can apply right away in your efforts to improve your energy management and cost reduction results.

Event Benefits:

This course is designed especially for those energy and building professional who can profit from a broader understanding of the latest big data and analytics tools which may be utilized for fine-tuning energy projects and maximizing energy cost savings.

Who Should Attend:

• Energy engineers and consultants
• Plant and facility engineers
• Facility energy managers
• Corporate, educational, institutional and government energy managers
• Government and DOD energy managers
• Energy auditors
• ESCO professionals
• Utility professionals
• Performance contracting professionals
• Organizations considering energy projects
• Instructors teaching energy analysis


Introduction: Big Data and Analytics
• Big Data Technology
• Introduction to Analytics Technology and Key applications
o Energy management
o Fault detection and diagnostics
o Sustainability
o Compliances with standards (environmental, Joint Commission for Hospitals, etc.)
o Vendor management (HVAC service, facility management, etc.)
• Underlying Technologies and Standards Critical to Effective Analytics
• New Technologies Driving Use of Analytics: Clean Energy Plan Building Standards
Overview Energy Management and Electricity
• Smart Grid and Electricity Trends
• Energy Efficiency and Demand Response
• Energy Resiliency and Its Impact on Electricity and Natural Gas
• Microgrids and Current Status of Onsite Generation
• Enterprise Zones for Energy: Renewables, Energy Markets and Energy Management
• Policy and Legislation Driving Big Data such as Performance Standards
Energy Triple Threat
• Energy Markets and Consumption Patterns
• Utility Infrastructure and Customer Impacts
• Energy Technology Upgrades and Finance Impact
• USGBC and PEER (Performance Excellence in Electricity Renewal)
Analytics and Dashboards
• Introduction to Visualization Technology Overview
• Introduction to Analytics and Approaches to Optimization
Dashboards and Visualization Tools
• Technology and Applications
• Simulation Tools
• Kiosks, Computer based Apps and Mobile Technologies
Analytics for Energy Management
• Energy Efficiency and Conservation: Baselines and Benchmarking
o Interval data vs. utility billing analysis
o Setting metrics and KPIs
o Data access and analysis process
o Targeted application evaluation and process evaluation
• Electricity Resiliency and Management in a "Triple Threat" World
o KPI's for effective electricity management, procurement and resilience
o Analytics for automated demand response and demand management
o Utilizing analytics for economic and reliability strategies to manage microgrids
o Integrating efficiency and distributed feneration using analytics
Analytics for Equipment Fault Detection & Diagnostics (FD&D)
• Preventative Maintenance
• Predictive Maintenance

Intelligent Buildings and Big Data
• Building Technology Architecture
• System Analysis and Data Evaluation for Optimization
• Analytics Data Determination and Integration
• Understanding Data and Systems Architecture
Key Underlying Technologies
• Technologies: Multi-Tiered Building Automation, Meter Data Management, CMMS, other
• Middleware
• Information Technology and Computer Network
• BAS Market
• Legacy and Open/Standard Technology Evaluation
• BADDC Network Management, Equipment and Zone Systems
• Control / Automation Applications
• Active Energy and Analytics
Digital Communication for Building Technology
• Protocols and Data Networking
• Architecture and Data Communications
• Internet and Web Services
• Energy Analytics and Data Access
• Middleware Technology Definition and Market
• Legacy System and Visualization Interface
• Network Systems and Data Analytics
System Integration
• BAS Architecture Integration
• Integrating Legacy Systems For Optimization and Data Access
• Energy Management, Sustainability and Analytics
Analytics Tools, Internet of Things and Standards Driving the Future
• Optimization and Data Access via Multi-Disciplinary System Organization
• Data Standards and Next Generation Building and Campus Systems

Internet of Things
• Definition and Context
• Trends Driving the Internet of Things and Building Opportunities
• Internet of Everything Meeting Intranet Building Systems for Energy Management
Analytics Tools
• Energy and Analytics Best Practices
• Cloud Computing and Software as a Services for Energy Management
• BAS, Middleware and HVAC-Centric Solutions
• Dashboard and API Solutions
Analytics for Measurement and Verification
• IPMVP and M&V Science Meets Analytics
• Proactive and Predictive M&V
• M&V and 21st Century Electricity Markets and Management
Case Studies
• Microgrid Campus University
• Envision Charlotte
• Microsoft - 88 Acres

Tools & References:

All materials will be available via email.

John J. Mc Gowan, CEM, CDSM, CLEP, CCP
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University of Massachusetts Department of Mach. & Ind. Engineering
160 Governors Dr. Amherst, MA 01003-9265
Attn. Alberto Morales

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