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Webinar - Sustainability Academy, Resource Efficiency Workshop - 14th of April

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This module will focus on the optimisation of resources in business. Our Resource Efficiency Workshop will provide participants with skills and knowledge to commence a resource efficiency programme in their business - to include the resources of energy, raw materials and water. Participants will be encouraged to assess their business for resource efficiency opportunities and prepare an action plan. Participants will be provided with the knowledge to better understand their consumption levels for more efficient resource management.

The session will include a showcase of relevant case studies from a number of NWPP resource efficiency programmes.

Course Details Date:

Wednesday 14th April Time: 9.30 - 12.30
Cost: Participation is subsidised by AIB and priced at:

-€150 per session for Dublin Chamber members
-€290 per session for non-Chamber members.

Wed 14 Apr 2021
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Webinar, Dublin Chamber, . .

Key Topics:

-Understanding energy terminology, understanding bills, energy consumption and costs as a key  aspects of business success
- Learning how to improve energy efficiency, technical solutions and staff awareness.
Identification of waste in a business process and identification of opportunists to prevent, minimise and reuse waste
Benchmarking energy, waste, and water for the business so that the business can compare its own environmental performance on a regular basis against best practice standards.
 - Raising staff awareness on how they can improve business efficiency through adopting resource efficiency in the workplace
- Developing a resource efficiency action plan for the businesses including how to maintain  this plan and achieve objectives
Demonstrate to business where there are financial supports for the implementation of resource efficiency 

Lecture Content & Learning Outcomes

Scene setting for resource efficiency
Energy: understanding energy terminology and consumption, understanding bills, learning how to  minimize costs
Energy monitoring, measurement, benchmarking and auditing
Learning how to improve energy efficiency showcasing Irish Case Studies from CTC managed programmes such as the Green Business programme
Opportunities for renewable energy
Water: Understanding consumption, bills, benchmarking - learning how to minimize water consumption and costs 
Waste: understanding the waste management hierarchy, identifying where waste is produced, understanding bills, benchmarking, learning how to prevent and minimise waste and costs
Raise staff awareness on sustainability issues.


On successful completion of this module, the Learner will be able to:

Understand how to measure and benchmark energy, water, and waste in their business
Will have identified a number of resource efficiency opportunities in their business
Will have carried out ROI on a number of these RE opportunities ( eg: lighting retrofit, water control
  and waste prevention)
-Be aware of funding opportunities and grants for RE
-Be aware RE guidance documents and case studies from the NWPP

How will the course be delivered?

This half day workshop will be delivered remotely by Clearstream Solutions' resource efficiency partner, Clean Technology Centre, ( CTC) using webinar technology, in an interactive, classroom style format. Our courses are deigned to provide an optimal learning experience, so spaces will be limited to 15 attendees. This will ensure a learning environment that is conductive to engagement with peers and course instructors.

Free bonus one-on-one session:

In addition, academy participants will also be given a 'free' one hour, one-on-one advisory consultation  (typically €170) with one of Clearstream's expert advisors

Event date: 
Wed 14 Apr 2021
Event time: 
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Webinar, Dublin Chamber, . .

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