Invited by the Secretariat of State for Energy of the Province, the expert of the European Union in energy efficiency, José Luis Larrégola Ferrer, visited industries of Rafaela, Santa Fe and Rosario, and provided training in the framework of the Training Programs for Energy Managers and Learning Networks carried out by the Province.
This is the second edition of the Training Program for Energy Managers. More than 250 engineers, architects and industry professionals from throughout the province participated in these courses. The training program was carried out in nine other cities in different provinces that signed an agreement with Santa Fe and the National Government, and it is financed by the European Union.Santa Fe is pioneer in Housing Energy Certification initiatives. It was the first one to create the Learning Network for Industries, which seeks to improve the energy performance of the organizations that integrate it, promoting the implementation of Energy Management Systems (SGEN). The network is made up of companies that analyze their energy performance by sharing information on the network, set a joint goal based on the identified improvement potentials, and meet periodically to exchange experiences, consultations and check on their progress during the workshops.In addition, several trainings for professionals in charge of energy certifications for buildings and energy managers in industries have been carried out these past three years."We are working with the Learning Networks in Energy Efficiency so that large companies can transfer their experience to others regarding the measures they are applying with the advice of our consultants," said the Secretary of State for Energy, Veronica Geese.The European expert Larrégola Ferrer mentioned that part of the cooperation project of the European Union "is to make a real diagnosis of the current situation and based on it, propose appropriate solutions for each environment, province or activity."The activities have been co-organized by the Secretary of State for Energy, the General Directorate of Technical Assistance (DAT) of the Ministry of Production of the Province, the College of Specialist Engineers of the province and the National Technological University of Santa Fe.