BRIEF: Building operator training


Publication Date: 2012

“The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) awarded $455,000 to the Energy Efficient Buildings Hub (EEB Hub) and several of its members to train building operators in the commercial, industrial and educational sectors so that they can more efficiently and economically operate their facilities. The creation of the Center for Building Operations Excellence helps boost the EEB Hub’s objective to inform, train and educate people about proven energy-saving strategies and technologies towards the goal of reducing energy use in the Greater Philadelphia commercial building sector by 20 percent by 2020.”

Consortium Member(s): Bayer Material Science,Ben Franklin Technology Partners of SE PA (BFTP),Carnegie Mellon University,Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center (DVIRC),Drexel University,Morgan State University,New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT),Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC),Purdue University,Rutgers University,The Pennsylvania State University,United Technologies Research Center (UTRC),University of Pennsylvania,Virginia Tech

Project contact: Alon Abramson

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