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The Energy Management Industry Meets in London This Week at the UK's Leading Event, EMEX

LONDON, November 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

A perfect storm is brewing. Energy prices are set to soar, legislation will impose new demands on controlling emissions and organisations are under constant pressure to control costs.

Ahead of the 2015 Paris Climate conference, UK leading energy efficiency's movers and shakers meet at EMEX, The Energy Management Exhibition (, a free to attend annual event taking place this week on Wednesday 11thand Thursday 12th of November at ExCeL in London.

Organised in partnership with the Energy Managers Association (EMA), EMEX has exclusive content in four free educational seminar theatres including case studies, research, expert presentations and a first look at important legislative changes. All sessions are CPD accredited.

To give you a glimpse into the 2015 EMEX speaker programme - we bring you some of the highlights.

Covering all aspects of Energy Management as a Profession, Theatre One will features business benefits, training opportunities and career development for any professionals with a background in engineering, sustainability, environment, facilities management or years of experience. 

Appointed in May 2015 as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Department of Energy and Climate Change, Lord Bourne will discuss the benefits of Business Energy Efficiency on Wednesday

Ian Jones, Director of Facilities at ITV and Chris Mayhew, Operations Improvement Manager at British Sugar give their tips on a successful career.

Lord Redesdale, CEO at The Energy Managers Association (EMA) will be talking about the new Junior Energy Manager Apprenticeship, the Low Energy Company (LEC) scheme and staff trainings that are taking place across the country.

Kevin Sirjuesingh, Director of IT strategic initiatives at Coca-Cola Enterprise will talk about his journey implementing LEC training and will reveal the tangible outcomes as a result of it.

Penelope Guarnay, Group Energy Manager at Marks and Spencer and Wendi Wheeler, Energy & Carbon Strategy Manager at Network Rail will be launching "Empowering Women in Energy Management and Environment Group", an EMA initiative to encourage and enable more women to enter the world of Energy Management and other environmental roles.

In Theatre Two, covering Utilities and Energy Services, EnPC, the commercial water marketplace deregulation coming up in 2017 and its huge potential for customers.

To express the views of your organisation/industry on the current energy efficiency taxation regime and how to improve it, and to find out more about the HM Treasury's streamlining taxation and reporting thought process, we are inviting you to hear Nico Heslop, HM Treasury Deputy Director of Energy & Transport Tax presenting at EMEX on 12 November.

Furthermore, this year at EMEX, you will also gain greater insights into all major energy saving initiatives across all sectors.

EMEX will reveal how major energy users in the public sector such as the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew or the Department of Energy & Climate Change have successfully deployed the Mayor of London's award-winning scheme RE:FIT which provides a commercial model for public bodies wishing to achieve substantial financial cost savings, improve the energy performance of their buildings and reduce their CO2 footprint.

There will be a panel session with representatives from Honeywell, and Peterborough Council, on how to successfully deploy EnPC contracts utilising the OJEU compliant Framework procured by Peterborough City council.

Across the two days, EMEX will provide visitors with a series of case studies where leading practitioners will share their knowledge and expertise across a broad range of topics and industries such as behavioural change with the Environmental Manager at Barts Health NHS Trust and the Risk Management & Sustainability Advisor at The Ambassador Theatre Group; Staff training with the Energy Manager at Network Rail, the innovative use of natural resources with the Group Environmental & Sustainability Engineer at Wabtec Group; and reducing heating costs with the Head of the Environment Services at Lincolnshire County Council.

Theatre three will cover the issues of Energy Management Solutions, and will host the Private sector awards run by the EMA on Wednesday 11 November and the Public Sector Sustainability Award ceremony run by the IPSEM (Institute of Public Sector Estates Management) on Thursday 12th November.

Theatre four will be dedicated to Energy Use in the Built Environment in partnership with BIFM and sponsored by EDF Energy. By the time EMEX opens its' doors in November, organisations will have only 3 weeks to ascertain whether they are affected by the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) and until end of January to carry out an assessment. 

Jo Scully, Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) Project Manager at The Environment Agency will be at EMEX all day to discuss ESOS progress, take FAQs from visitors and present the second phase with the implementation of all the measures identified during the compulsory assessment.

EMEX will also look at Energy and Facilities Management with the launch of the 40:20:40 Ratio initiative to recognise the greater role behaviour change should play into the mix of energy efficiency measures.

EMEX is also an exhibition ranging from major utilities to brokers and consultants, equipment manufacturers to training companies. Whatever the size of your business there is opportunity to find out more about wise energy consumption. Participants include EDF Energy, Bouygues Energies & Services, Cofely GDF-Suez, npower, SSE Enterprise, Schneider Electrics, Utilitywise, Veolia, Atlas Copco, BM Trada, Carlo Gavazzi, Cenex, CIBSE, CIPS, Cylon, Data Centre Alliance, EiBI, IES, Elmhurst Energy Services, Kelda Water Services, Green Energy Consulting, Measure My Energy, Savills, Sabien Technology, Waterscan and Wilson Power Solutions.

With such diverse solutions, knowledge and expertise on offer, it is not surprising that NHS, UK Borough Councils, Visa, H&M, GSK, BT, 3M, Co-operative, Ambassador Theatre Group, EDF Energy, SIEMENS, Stansted Airport, Hilton Worldwide, Homecare Financial Services, Skanska, Sodexo, Westminster City Council, Royal Hospital School, Fujitsu, Virgin Atlantic Airways, Bloomberg, Withbread, Mitie, Transport for London, Land Securities, Direct Line Group, IKEA, RBS, Sainsbury's, House of Parliament, Home Office, Alliance Boots, Morrisons Supermarket, Toyota, Pfizer, Coca-Cola and many more.

About EMEX 

EMEX establishes and builds partnerships between business, third party intermediaries, training suppliers, government and public bodies to accelerate the adoption of energy efficiency measures in order to reduce energy demand. We do this by providing an event platform across which stakeholders can share knowledge, technologies and expertise, and identify innovative solutions to the challenges businesses are facing by the rise of energy prices and by the legislative framework to reduce carbon emissions rapidly.

Full seminar programme, speakers and exhibitors lists are available at

You can register for FREE now at

EMEX 2015 Highlights:

  • Over 100 first class speakers across 80+ Interactive seminars, discussion panels and workshops throughout the event, allowing for in-depth learning and knowledge delivery as well as exceptional networking opportunities with leading practitioners and key representatives from UK government departments and agencies.
  • A market-place with 100+ exhibitors ranging from major utilities to brokers and consultants, equipment manufacturers to training companies.
  • 4,000+ attendees - the largest number of energy users and key decision makers from across a wide spectrum of industry sectors who have successfully implemented substantial energy efficiency measures.

Source: PR Newswire (November 9, 2015 - 5:41 AM EST)

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