Refresher Course Background
As per the Energy Conservation Act, 2001, an Energy Manager is one who has passed three papers General Aspects
of Energy Management & Energy Audit; Energy Efficiency in Electrical Utilities; Energy Efficiency in Thermal Utilities) of the National Level Certification Examination conducted by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) annually.
Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) issues certificate to the qualified
Energy Managers/ Energy Auditors. But under Regulation 8 of the Bureau of Energy Efficiency
(Certification Procedures for Energy Managers), 2010, this certificate has to be renewed
after every five years, by attending a refresher training course conducted by the Bureau
or approved institute or organization. The main objective of this course is to update these
energy managers about the latest technologies for energy management while implementing
energy norms and standards.