BOMI Building Energy Mgmt & Controls

Understanding the key maintenance and energy management aspects of building management is critical to running a cost-effective operation. This course covers a wide range of topics, from veryday preventive maintenance tasks to developing and selling an energy plan.

This 30-hour online course provides you with the skills to evaluate and optimize your current system, the know-how to integrate new components, and the ability to communicate your needs to management. Develop the skills and knowledge to perform cost/benefit analysis of HVAC, electric, and lighting systems and to create an energy management program for your facility.

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Course Tuition: $1,750

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Who Should Take This Course?

Facility managers, building operators, maintenance technicians

Continuing Education Credit Opportunities:

  • American Council on Education (ACE) credit recommendation: 2 semester hours, lower division baccalaureate in Facilities Systems and Management, Construction Management, or Engineering Technologies.
  • U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Recommendation: 18 GBCI continuing education hours towards the LEED Credential Maintenance Program.

Designation/Certificate: SMT®

  • This is one of 5 required courses to earn the SMT designation from BOMI. Course participants receive a certificate of completion for the BOMI Building Energy Management and Controls course upon successful completion of this course.

You'll Learn:

  • Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) control systems
  • Development of energy management strategies for HVAC, electronic, and lighting systems
  • Components, principles, adjustment, and maintenance of system controller, auxiliary devices, electronic, pneumatic, and computer control systems.
  • Operation of heating, cooling, humidification, control applications
  • Variable air volume design and building pressurization control devices
  • BONUS: Commercial Lighting Assessor Course included at no additional charge.

Topics Include:

  • Control system basics
  • Auxiliary and electronic controls and their application to heating, cooling, humidifying, and volume control
  • Computerized automatic control systems
  • Factors determining energy consumption in HVAC, electronic, and lighting systems
  • Preventive maintenance measures in energy management
  • Energy management control system applications
  • Applying an energy management plan to your building's systems
  • Evaluating new systems with a concentration on retrofitting
  • Understanding of traditional and alternative energy systems
  • Comprehension of programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and other resources to optimize your system
  • Developing and presenting an energy system
  • Developing, implementing, and managing an innovative preventive maintenance program


Course Tuition: $1,750

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