The Institute is designed for community and technical college faculty members to learn about new skill standards, tools, and how to infuse energy management curriculum into existing HVAC, environmental controls, or building performance programs.
The institute will cover the following key topics:
- New skill standards for high-performance building technicians
- Latest in building technology and tools from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)
- Project/problem-based learning applied to lab and capstone exercises
- Tour of a local facility guided by the building manager
Community and technical college faculty who teach in building operations-related programs are encouraged to apply. If selected as a participant, you will be asked to develop a work plan and commit to its implementation at your college.
This workshop is FREE for faculty who are approved to attend, generally one per college. BEST Center will cover air and ground transportation, meals, and hotel costs. Participants will be asked to arrive in the afternoon on Monday, January 6 in time for the Tuesday morning institute start time and depart no earlier than the afternoon of Friday, January 10.