FEMP Releases Eight New Online Training Courses

November 14, 2012

The U.S. Department of Energy Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) and the National Institute of Building Sciences are partnering to offer FEMP-developed eTraining Courses through the Whole Building Design Guide (WBDG). These interactive, self-paced, and self-tracking courses support the Federal Building Personnel Training Act core competencies and provide up-to-date information to help mid-level Federal energy managers meet their sustainability requirements.

Eight comprehensive eTraining courses are now available:

  • Advanced Electric Metering in Federal Facilities
  • Commissioning for Existing Federal Buildings
  • Federal On-Site Renewable Power Purchase Agreements
  • Launching a Utility Energy Services Contract (UESC): Getting to Yes!
  • Managing Water Assessment in Federal Facilities
  • Planning an Energy Assessment for Federal Facilities
  • Selecting, Implementing, and Funding Photovoltaic Systems in Federal Facilities
  • Sustainable Institutional Change for Federal Facility Mangers

These three- to five-hour online courses can be taken in multiple sittings. Following a review of course content and the successful completion of a brief assessment, participants will qualify for American Institute of Architects learning units. FEMP continuing education units will also be awarded upon completion of the courses.


To access a course, visit the FEMP website or the WBDG website, where students can sign up for a free account that allows them to launch classes and track their FEMP learning progress.