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BCIA Course to Improve Energy Management Knowledge Launches

BCIA Course to Improve Energy Management Knowledge Launches
11 June 2021
 

With efficient building management taking on increasing importance, the BCIA is encouraging trades personnel to improve their basic knowledge of Building Energy Management Systems.

The Introduction to Building Controls and HVAC is a one-day introductory course aimed at those who do not require the full technical detail of the building controls courses BCM01-BCM06, or who are new to this area of the industry.

Designed for facilities managers and estates managers, as well as electricians and other building services trades personnel who wish to become more informed in this sphere of work, the course provides full coverage of day-to-day involvement in building controls and heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), but at a level that does not focus on the technical detail.

The BCM00 course exam and the ECS HSE Assessment can both now be taken online using the Remote Invigilation service on the ECS website, which allows delegates to take a formal ECS assessment without having to travel to a centre.

Terry Sharp, President of the Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA), said: “A lot of the technology that goes into buildings is advanced and complex and requires qualified engineers to install it. However, many people whose job it is to manage and maintain buildings could really benefit from having a basic knowledge of what they are working with. BCM00 provides the first steps into understanding how BEMS operate.”

Picture: a photograph of an air conditioning unit 

Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 11 June 2021

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