Operations and Maintenance

This curriculum offers courses that encompass the operations and maintenance (O&M) of systems and equipment found in facilities. The courses feature resources that can help energy managers gain management support for O&M programs and save energy and money.

Energy and Water Efficiency and Life Cycle Costs and Savings
Title Level Length CEUs FBPTA Alignment
Water Management Basics Introductory 2 hours 0.30 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.3
2016 Guiding Principle III: Protect and Conserve Water Intermediate 1 hour 0.10
Data Center Energy Efficiency Best Practices Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
Fundamentals of Life Cycle Costing for Energy Conservation Intermediate 5.5 hours 0.60 10.1.2, 10.1.3, 10.1.4, 10.1.5, 10.4.5
Goal-Based Contracting for Energy-Efficient Buildings Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
Managing Water Assessment in Federal Facilities Intermediate 3.5 hours 0.40 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.5, 8.2.1
New Developments in Federal Building Energy Efficiency Standards Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
Planning an Energy Assessment for Federal Facilities Intermediate 4 hours 0.50 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.5, 8.2.1
Using Metered Data to Improve Energy and Water Efficiency Intermediate 1 hour 0.10 2.5.4, 4.4.3
Best Practices for Comprehensive Water Management for Federal Facilities Advanced 4.5 hours 0.50 2.2.5, 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.3, 8.1.5
Realizing the Potential of Underutilized ECMs in ESPCs Advanced 3.5 hours 0.40
Energy and Water Efficiency Project Financing
Title Level Length CEUs FBPTA Alignment
Energy-Efficient Product Procurement Introductory 1.5 hours 0.20
Utility Energy Service Contracts (UESC) and Energy Project Incentive Funds 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
Goal-Based Contracting for Energy-Efficient Buildings Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
Launching a Utility Energy Services Contract (UESC): Getting to Yes Intermediate 3 hours 0.40
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
Energy Savings Performance Contracting: An Advanced Guide Advanced 8.5 hours 0.90 4.3.3, 4.5.8
Executing Utility Energy Service Contracts: An Advanced Guide Advanced 4.5 hours 0.50
Realizing the Potential of Underutilized ECMs in ESPCs Advanced 3.5 hours 0.40
Supplemental Non-Accredited Courses
Facility Assessments, Audits, and Reporting
Title Level Length CEUs FBPTA Alignment
2016 Guiding Principle I: Employ Integrated Design Principles and Introduction Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
Energy Efficiency Expert Evaluations Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
Managing Water Assessment in Federal Facilities Intermediate 3.5 hours 0.40 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.5, 8.2.1
Planning an Energy Assessment for Federal Facilities Intermediate 4 hours 0.50 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.5, 8.2.1
Facility Data Management
Title Level Length CEUs FBPTA Alignment
Building Metered Data Analysis Intermediate 1 hour 0.10 2.5.4, 4.5.2
Using Metered Data to Improve Energy and Water Efficiency Intermediate 1 hour 0.10 2.5.4, 4.4.3
Facility-Related Control Systems
Title Level Length CEUs FBPTA Alignment
Advanced Lighting Systems: An Overview Introductory 1.5 hours 0.20 2.2.1
Advanced Exterior Lighting Systems Intermediate 2 hours 0.20
Advanced Interior Lighting Systems Intermediate 2 hours 0.20 2.2.1
High-Performance Sustainable Building Design and Renovations
Title Level Length CEUs FBPTA Alignment
2016 Guiding Principle I: Employ Integrated Design Principles and Introduction Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
2016 Guiding Principle II: Optimize Energy Performance Intermediate 1 hour 0.10
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 Principles V and VI: Reduce Environmental Impact of Materials and 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
Rethinking Operations and Maintenance for High-Performance Buildings Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
Measurement and Verification Metrics and Metering
Title Level Length CEUs FBPTA Alignment
Metering Benefits and Federal Drivers Introductory 1 hour 0.10
Building Metered Data Analysis Intermediate 1 hour 0.10 2.5.4, 4.5.2
Measurement and Verification in ESPCs Intermediate 3 hours 0.40
Using Metered Data to Improve Energy and Water Efficiency Intermediate 1 hour 0.10 2.5.4, 4.4.3
Building Automation Systems for Existing Federal Facilities Advanced 3 hours 0.40
Operations and Maintenance, Commissioning, Recommissioning, and Retrocommissioning
Title Level Length CEUs FBPTA Alignment
Operations, Maintenance, and Commissioning Introductory 1.5 hours 0.20
2016 Guiding Principle I: Employ Integrated Design Principles and Introduction Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
Operations and Maintenance for Optimal Photovoltaic System Performance Intermediate 5 hours 0.50 4.1.2
Commissioning for Existing Federal Buildings Advanced 4.5 hours 0.50 1.1, 1.1.6, 2.1, 2.1.1, 3.2.4, 4.3.1, 4.3.2
Specialty Facilities Design and Operations
Title Level Length CEUs FBPTA Alignment
Data Center Energy Efficiency: Electrical Systems Introductory 1 hour 0.10
Labs, Data Centers, and High-Tech Facilities Introductory 1.5 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
Data Center Energy Efficiency Best Practices Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
Data Center Energy Efficiency: Air Management Intermediate 2 hours 0.20
Data Center Energy Efficiency: Cooling Systems Intermediate 2 hours 0.20
Data Center Energy Efficiency: Environmental Conditions Intermediate 1 hour 0.10
Data Center Energy Efficiency: IT Equipment and Software Efficiency Intermediate 1 hour 0.10
Achieving Energy-Efficient Data Centers with New ASHRAE Thermal Guidelines Advanced 1.5 hours 0.20
Strategic Energy and Water Program Development, Integration, and Risk Management
Title Level Length CEUs FBPTA Alignment
Water Management Basics Introductory 2 hours 0.30 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.3
Combined Heat and Power: An Integrated Approach to Energy Resources Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20 3.1.3, 4.1.1
Fundamentals of Life Cycle Costing for Energy Conservation Intermediate 5.5 hours 0.60 10.1.2, 10.1.3, 10.1.4, 10.1.5, 10.4.5
Sustainable Strategies for Existing Federal Facilities Intermediate 3.5 hours 0.40 7.1.1, 7.2.1
Best Practices for Comprehensive Water Management for Federal Facilities Advanced 4.5 hours 0.50 2.2.5, 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.3, 8.1.5
Supplemental Non-Accredited Courses
Water Technologies Management and Best Practices
Title Level Length CEUs FBPTA Alignment
Water Management Basics Introductory 2 hours 0.30 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.3
2016 Guiding Principle III: Protect and Conserve Water Intermediate 1 hour 0.10
Managing Water Assessment in Federal Facilities Intermediate 3.5 hours 0.40 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.5, 8.2.1
Best Practices for Comprehensive Water Management for Federal Facilities Advanced 4.5 hours 0.50 2.2.5, 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.3, 8.1.5