Effective Energy Management for Plastics Processors comprises seven modules, each with a marked assessment at the end.
The first three modules serve as an introduction to energy management and cover:
- Energy Management Systems
- Understanding Energy Use
- Monitoring and Targeting
The next four modules focus on optimising energy use and are designed to provide useful insights to any type of plastics processor. These modules cover:
- Compressed Air
- Chilled and cooling water
Upon successful completion of this online learning course, we encourage you to undertake any of the bonus modules which you can access from your Learner Dashboard area that are most relevent to your industry. These additional modules will look at energy management techniques for specific plastic manufacturing processes.
Effective Energy Management for Plastics Processors Part 1 takes approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes to complete.
It comprises seven, 20-minute modules, which can be taken at your leisure, picking up from where you left off.
This course is suitable for anyone with an interest in improving the way that energy is managed within their manufacturing facility and reducing overhead costs. It is especially relevant for those who have dedicated energy management or monitoring responsibilities.
- CPD accredited
- On-demand audio and instructional slides
- Full lifetime access
- Access on mobile
- Certificate of completion
The content for this course was developed by Dr Robin Kent, founder and managing director of Tangram Technology.
Robin has been involved in plastics processing since 1971, working in a variety of sectors ranging from extrusion to injection moulding. He has many years’ experience in product design and technical management, having worked as a technical director for several major plastics processing companies in the UK and Europe. Since 1996 he has specialised in energy management for the plastics processing industry and as an independent consultant, he has carried out energy surveys and assessments at over 500 companies throughout the world.
Robin has published over 500 technical papers and management articles on plastics and windows and has written ten books on plastics processing. He regularly lectures on cost and energy management in plastics processing and materials technology throughout the world and is a regular judge for industry awards.
Robin is a Fellow of the Institution of Materials, Minerals and Mining; a Fellow of the Energy Institute; a Chartered Engineer; a Chartered Energy Manager and an ESOS Lead Assessor. At the Plastics Industry Awards in 2010, Robin was awarded the ‘Personal Contribution to the Plastics Industry Award’ for his work as a champion of energy efficiency and for helping numerous processors to make savings through better energy use.