Training opportunities

EECA Business work closely with the University of Waikato to develop and promote courses relating to efficiency in motor systems. Courses are designed for all businesses (small to large), auditors and service providers. Includes:
•    Webinars (general information on the latest technologies)
•    Manager training

Current training programmes include:
Free webinars
A quick, easy and free way to keep up to date with the latest technologies. These show case studies and demonstrate how you can get started or improve your existing system.You can pick the topic you are interested, register and dial in from wherever you are. Each webinar is 1 hour long and is presented by Dr Martin Atkins, Dr Michael Walmsley and Dr James Neale from The University of Waikato.

Upcoming Webinar dates: 2012 free webinars

24th Oct 2012       Pumps and Parallel and Series
7th Nov 2012        Fan System Control - Do I need a tune up?
21st Nov 2012      Process Heat - Heat exchanger and heat exchanger networks
12th Dec 2012     Steam Systems - Flash steam and condensate systems

Manager training
A series of 1-day workshops, which provide practical instruction to factory-based management and technical staff. All workshops are based on best practice energy efficiency opportunities for pump, fan and compressed air systems. Attendees will leave with an ability to identify system efficiency opportunities and to work confidently with skilled service providers to realise the efficiency opportunities available from the particular technology covered.

Upcoming courses:
•    Best Practice in Industrial Pump Systems: 16 November 2012
In each case, a full systems approach is used to provide a sound understanding of best practice efficiency opportunities for the system concerned. Real industrial case studies and laboratory exercises are used to strengthen the learning experience.

To find out more information or register for all courses visit