Facility and Fleet Optimized Design

This curriculum offers courses that encompass the cost-effective design, operations, and maintenance of buildings, campuses, and fleet infrastructure. These courses include holistic approaches to facility planning; technology integration; power supply; building systems, design and planning; infrastructure systems, interior and exterior building issues, and more.

Energy and Water Efficiency and Life Cycle Costs and Savings
Title Level Length CEUs GSA Competency
Labs, Data Centers, and High-Tech Facilities Introductory 1.5 hours 0.20
Data Center Energy Efficiency Best Practices Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
New Developments in Federal Building Energy Efficiency Standards Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
2016 Guiding Principle III: Protect and Conserve Water Intermediate 1 hour 0.10
Goal-Based Contracting for Energy-Efficient Buildings Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
Realizing the Potential of Underutilized ECMs in ESPCs Advanced 3.5 hours 0.40
Best Practices for Comprehensive Water Management for Federal Facilities Advanced 4.5 hours 0.5 2.2.5, 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.3, 8.1.5
Energy and Water Efficiency Project Financing
Title Level Length CEUs GSA Competency
Utility Energy Service Contracts (UESC) and Energy Project Incentive Funds Introductory 1.5 hours 0.20
Energy-Efficient Product Procurement Introductory 1.5 hours 0.20
Contracting for Efficiency Intermediate 2 hours 0.20
Energy Savings Performance Contracts: Five Phases to Success Intermediate 3.5 hours 0.40 4.3.3, 4.5.8
New Developments in Federal Building Energy Efficiency Standards Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
Measurement and Verification in ESPCs Intermediate 3 hours 0.40
Placing UESC Task Orders Under a GSA Areawide Contract Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
Launching a Utility Energy Services Contract (UESC): Getting to Yes Intermediate 3 hours 0.40
Goal-Based Contracting for Energy-Efficient Buildings Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
Energy Savings Performance Contracting: An Advanced Guide Advanced 8.5 hours 0.90 4.3.3, 4.5.8
Realizing the Potential of Underutilized ECMs in ESPCs Advanced 3.5 hours 0.40
Executing Utility Energy Service Contracts: An Advanced Guide Advanced 4.5 hours 0.5
Learning Focus Supplements
Energy for Mission Resilience and Security
Title Level Length CEUs GSA Competency
2016 Guiding Principle II: Optimize Energy Performance Intermediate 1 hour 0.10
Distributed-Scale Renewable Energy Projects: From Planning to Project Closeout Intermediate 2.5 hours 0.30 4.1.2
Energy Technology Efficiency
Title Level Length CEUs GSA Competency
Energy-Efficient Product Procurement Introductory 1.5 hours 0.20
Advanced Lighting Systems: An Overview Introductory 1.5 hours 0.20 2.2.1
Contracting for Efficiency Intermediate 2 hours 0.20
Data Center Energy Efficiency: IT Equipment and Software Efficiency Intermediate 1 hour 0.10
Advanced Exterior Lighting Systems Intermediate 2 hours 0.20
Advanced HVAC in High-Tech Buildings: Data Centers Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20 4.5.14
Advanced HVAC in High-Tech Buildings: Laboratories Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20 4.5.5
Advanced Interior Lighting Systems Intermediate 2 hours 0.20 2.2.1
Realizing the Potential of Underutilized ECMs in ESPCs Advanced 3.5 hours 0.40
Learning Focus Supplements
Facility Assessments, Audits, and Reporting
Title Level Length CEUs GSA Competency
Labs, Data Centers, and High-Tech Facilities Introductory 1.5 hours 0.20
2016 Guiding Principle I: Employ Integrated Design Principles and Introduction Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
Facility-Related Control Systems
Title Level Length CEUs GSA Competency
Advanced Lighting Systems: An Overview Introductory 1.5 hours 0.20 2.2.1
Advanced Interior Lighting Systems Intermediate 2 hours 0.20 2.2.1
Advanced Exterior Lighting Systems Intermediate 2 hours 0.20
Federal Policies, Requirements, Rules, and Industry Standards
Title Level Length CEUs GSA Competency
2016 Guiding Principle II: Optimize Energy Performance Intermediate 1 hour 0.10
2016 Guiding Principle I: Employ Integrated Design Principles and Introduction Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
New Developments in Federal Building Energy Efficiency Standards Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
2016 Guiding Principle III: Protect and Conserve Water Intermediate 1 hour 0.10
2016 Guiding Principle IV: Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality Intermediate 1 hour 0.10
2016 Guiding Principle V: Reduce Environmental Impact of Materials and Guiding Principle IV - Assess and Consider Climate Change Risks Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
Achieving Energy-Efficient Data Centers with New ASHRAE Thermal Guidelines Advanced 1.5 hours 0.20
Learning Focus Supplements
Fleet Management and Integration
Title Level Length CEUs GSA Competency
Electric Vehicle Charging for Employee Vehicles and Agency Fleets Introductory 1.5 hours 0.20
Hydrogen Fuel Cells and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEV): Emerging Applications and Safety Management Introductory 1.5 hours 0.20
Federal Fleet Infrastructure and Electric Vehicles Introductory 1.5 hours 0.20
Federal Fleet Infrastructure and Electric Vehicles Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
Learning Focus Supplements
High-Performance Sustainable Building Design and Renovations
Title Level Length CEUs GSA Competency
2016 Guiding Principle II: Optimize Energy Performance Intermediate 1 hour 0.10
2016 Guiding Principle I: Employ Integrated Design Principles and Introduction Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
2016 Guiding Principle III: Protect and Conserve Water Intermediate 1 hour 0.10
2016 Guiding Principle IV: Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality Intermediate 1 hour 0.10
2016 Guiding Principle V: Reduce Environmental Impact of Materials and Guiding Principle IV - Assess and Consider Climate Change Risks Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
Goal-Based Contracting for Energy-Efficient Buildings Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
New Developments in Federal Building Energy Efficiency Standards Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
Implementing Deep Retrofits: A Whole Building Approach Advanced 1.5 hours 0.20 4.5.9, 6.1.4
Measurement and Verification Metrics and Metering
Title Level Length CEUs GSA Competency
Measurement and Verification in ESPCs Intermediate 3 hours 0.40
Operations and Maintenance, Commissioning, Recommissioning, and Retrocommissioning
Title Level Length CEUs GSA Competency
2016 Guiding Principle I: Employ Integrated Design Principles and Introduction Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
O&M Best Practices for Small-Scale PV Systems Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20 4.1.2
Renewable Energy Technologies and Procurement
Title Level Length CEUs GSA Competency
O&M Best Practices for Small-Scale PV Systems Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20 4.1.2
Distributed-Scale Renewable Energy Projects: From Planning to Project Closeout Intermediate 2.5 hours 0.30 4.1.2
Realizing the Potential of Underutilized ECMs in ESPCs Advanced 3.5 hours 0.40
Learning Focus Supplements
Replicable and Affordable Solutions
Title Level Length CEUs GSA Competency
Energy Management Basic Training: Tools and Resources for Results Introductory 1.5 hours 0.20
Data Center Energy Efficiency Best Practices Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
Energy Savings Performance Contracts: Five Phases to Success Intermediate 3.5 hours 0.40 4.3.3, 4.5.8
O&M Best Practices for Small-Scale PV Systems Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20 4.1.2
Measurement and Verification in ESPCs Intermediate 3 hours 0.40
Distributed-Scale Renewable Energy Projects: From Planning to Project Closeout Intermediate 2.5 hours 0.30 4.1.2
Energy Savings Performance Contracting: An Advanced Guide Advanced 8.5 hours 0.90 4.3.3, 4.5.8
Best Practices for Comprehensive Water Management for Federal Facilities Advanced 4.5 hours 0.5 2.2.5, 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.3, 8.1.5
Executing Utility Energy Service Contracts: An Advanced Guide Advanced 4.5 hours 0.5
Learning Focus Supplements
Specialty Facilities Design and Operations
Title Level Length CEUs GSA Competency
Data Center Energy Efficiency: Electrical Systems Introductory 1 hour 0.10
Data Center Energy Efficiency Best Practices Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
Data Center Energy Efficiency: IT Equipment and Software Efficiency Intermediate 1 hour 0.10
Data Center Energy Efficiency: Environmental Conditions Intermediate 1 hour 0.10
Data Center Energy Efficiency: Air Management Intermediate 2 hours 0.20
Data Center Energy Efficiency: Cooling Systems Intermediate 2 hours 0.20
Advanced HVAC in High-Tech Buildings: Data Centers Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20 4.5.14
Advanced HVAC in High-Tech Buildings: Laboratories Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20 4.5.5
Achieving Energy-Efficient Data Centers with New ASHRAE Thermal Guidelines Advanced 1.5 hours 0.20
Stakeholder Engagement, Communications, and Networking
Title Level Length CEUs GSA Competency
Federal Thought Leaders Roundtable Introductory 1.5 hours 0.20
Sustainable Institutional Change for Federal Facility Managers Intermediate 3 hours 0.40
Strategic Energy and Water Program Development, Integration, and Risk Management
Title Level Length CEUs GSA Competency
Data Center Energy Efficiency: Electrical Systems Introductory 1 hour 0.10
Data Center Energy Efficiency: Air Management Intermediate 2 hours 0.20
Data Center Energy Efficiency: Cooling Systems Intermediate 2 hours 0.20
Best Practices for Comprehensive Water Management for Federal Facilities Advanced 4.5 hours 0.5 2.2.5, 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.3, 8.1.5
Learning Focus Supplements
Utility Engagement
Title Level Length CEUs GSA Competency
Utility Energy Service Contracts (UESC) and Energy Project Incentive Funds Introductory 1.5 hours 0.20
Placing UESC Task Orders Under a GSA Areawide Contract Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
Launching a Utility Energy Services Contract (UESC): Getting to Yes Intermediate 3 hours 0.40
Executing Utility Energy Service Contracts: An Advanced Guide Advanced 4.5 hours 0.5
Water Technologies Management and Best Practices
Title Level Length CEUs GSA Competency
2016 Guiding Principle III: Protect and Conserve Water Intermediate 1 hour 0.10
Best Practices for Comprehensive Water Management for Federal Facilities Advanced 4.5 hours 0.5 2.2.5, 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.3, 8.1.5