U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

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
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
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
Advanced Measurement and Verification for ESPC Intermediate 2.5 hours 0.30
Contracting for Efficiency: In-Depth Training for Contracting Officers Intermediate 2 hours 0.20
Goal-Based Contracting for Energy-Efficient Buildings Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
Just in Time ESPC Webinars Session 1: Managing Your Investment-Grade Audit Intermediate 1 hour 0.10
Just in Time ESPC Webinars Session 2: The Critical Path to Success Intermediate 1.25 hours 0.20
Just in Time ESPC Webinars Session 3: Crossing the Finish Line to Award Intermediate 1 hour 0.10
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
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
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
Goal-Based Contracting for Energy-Efficient Buildings Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20
Re-Thinking 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
Advanced Measurement and Verification for ESPC Intermediate 2.5 hours 0.30
Operations and Maintenance, Commissioning, Recommissioning, and Retrocommissioning
Title Level Length CEUs FBPTA Alignment
Operations, Maintenance, and Commissioning Introductory 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
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
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
Using Combined Heat and Power for Efficient Resilience Intermediate 1.5 hours 0.20 4.4.1, 4.4.4
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
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