MONCTON (GNB) – Efficiency NB is once again co-sponsoring a certified energy manager course, Sept. 24-28 in Moncton. The course provides detailed instruction about many aspects of energy management and the latest developments in reducing energy costs.

"Energy is a controllable cost, and energy managers are a key resource for industrial facilities and commercial buildings to reduce and manage energy consumption effectively," said Margaret-Ann Blaney, president and chief executive officer, Efficiency NB. "Efficiency NB is helping to develop the knowledge and skills within industry to manage energy for greater productivity and profitability."  

New Brunswick has more certified energy managers than any other province in Atlantic Canada. Since Efficiency NB first made the course available in 2008, the number of certified energy managers has increased to 38 from two.

Efficiency NB will be sponsoring the program in partnership with the Canadian Institute for Energy Training and the Association of Energy Engineers.  

Energy management professionals, project engineers, and energy managers from industrial facilities commercial buildings, municipalities, energy utilities, and those working in the energy service field may be interested in achieving the certified energy manager designation.

"For anyone serious about reducing energy waste and developing a sustainable energy management program, I strongly recommend this course,” said Samir Yammine, a certified energy manager and energy manager for the City of Saint John. “Whether you are in government, business or industry, all sectors in the province can benefit from the certified energy manager course. Efficiency NB is helping to build these skills in the workforce by subsidizing course fees and helping to bring this high-calibre training to the province."

Efficiency NB is offering a $400 discount for New Brunswick-based energy managers. For more details and to register, visit Efficiency NB's website and click on "For Your Industrial Facility.”