22 Jun '12, 12pm

DOE energy efficiency centers to train building operators: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and U.S. Departme...

DOE energy efficiency centers to train building operators: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and U.S. Departme...

It's one thing to build green, it's another to understand how to optimize its efficiency once built. Commercial building operators are about to get the training they need to optimize building efficiency while reducing energy waste and saving money. "Improving energy efficiency in business and manufacturing is critical for helping American businesses keep costs down and stay competitive in the global economy," says Secretary of Energy Steve Chu. "The first step is ensuring we have well-trained buildings and facilities operators that know how to boost building performance and keep commercial facilities from wasting energy." The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and U.S. Department of Commerce are jointly funding three Centers for Building Operations Excellence for $1.3 million to create and deploy programs that train current and incoming building operators. The Centers are par...

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