Continuing Education  

Welcome to the WBDG continuing education section. The courses featured offer an introduction to Whole Building Design concepts as well as more specific applications for design objectives, building types, and operations and maintenance.

Distance education is an effective and convenient way for architecture, engineering, building design, and facility management professionals to gain valuable knowledge about Whole Building Design while earning continuing education credits.

Course Catalog

Below is a catalog of available courses. Click the 'Title' heading to sort by ascending or descending order. In addition, narrow the list by selecting a sponsor or topic category from the drop-downs and clicking 'Apply'.

COURSE
CREDIT
KEY
AIA AIA Learning Units (LUs)
GBCI USGBC GBCI Continuing Education Hours (CEs)
IACET FEMP IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
PDH Professional Development Hours
ICC ICC Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
Title Sponsor Duration
2016 Guiding Principle II, Optimize Energy Performance FEMP 1 Hour AIA IACET
2016 Guiding Principle III, Protect and Conserve Water FEMP 1 Hour AIA IACET
2016 Guiding Principle IV, Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality FEMP 1 Hour AIA IACET
2016 Guiding Principle V, Reduce Environmental Impact of Materials, and Guiding Principle VI, Assess and Consider Climate Change Risks FEMP 1.5 Hours AIA IACET
2016 Guiding Principles Introduction and Guiding Principle I, Employ Integrated Design Principles FEMP 1.5 Hour AIA IACET
Achieving Energy Security in Federal Facilities FEMP 1.5 Hours IACET
Achieving Energy-Efficient Data Centers with New ASHRAE Thermal Guidelines FEMP 1.5 Hours IACET
Achieving Sustainable Site Design Through Low Impact Development Practices WBDG 1.5 Hours AIA GBCI
Acquiring Low Greenhouse Gas-Emitting Vehicles for Federal Fleets: Meeting EISA Section 141 Requirements FEMP 1.5 Hours
Adopting LED Technology: What Federal Facility Managers Need to Know FEMP 1 Hour
Advanced Exterior Lighting Systems FEMP 2 hours AIA IACET
Advanced HVAC in High-Tech Buildings - Data Centers FEMP 1.5 Hours AIA IACET
Advanced HVAC in High-Tech Buildings - Laboratories 1.5 Hours AIA IACET
Advanced Interior Lighting Systems FEMP 2.0 hours AIA IACET
Advanced Lighting Systems: An Overview FEMP 1.5 hours AIA IACET
Advanced Utility Energy Service Contracts (UESC) Training FEMP 11 Hours IACET
An Integrated Approach to HVAC Design and Performance WBDG 1 Hour AIA
Best Practices for Comprehensive Water Management for Federal Facilities FEMP 4.5 Hours AIA GBCI IACET
Building Automation Systems for Existing Federal Facilities FEMP 3 Hours AIA IACET
Building Commissioning Principles and Strategies WBDG 1.5 Hours AIA GBCI
Building Metered Data Analysis FEMP 1 Hour AIA IACET
Building Resilience Considerations and Strategies WBDG 1.5 Hours AIA ICC
Building Science Basics WBDG 2 Hours AIA
Cathodic Protection Basics DOD 1 Hour PDH
Combined Heat and Power in Energy Savings Performance Contracts FEMP 50 Minutes
Combined Heat and Power: An Integrated Approach to Energy Resources FEMP 1.5 Hours IACET
Commissioning for Existing Federal Buildings FEMP 4.5 Hours AIA GBCI IACET
Complying with the EPAct 2005 Section 701 Requirement to Use Alternative Fuel in Dual-Fuel Vehicles FEMP 15 Minutes
Contracting for Efficiency FEMP 2 Hours AIA GBCI IACET
Corrosion Prevention and Control of Utilities and Buried Structures DOD 1 Hour PDH
Corrosion Prevention of Waterfront and Coastal Structures DOD 1 Hour PDH
Data Center Energy Efficiency Best Practices FEMP 1.5 hours AIA GBCI IACET
Data Center Energy Efficiency: Air Management FEMP 2 Hours AIA IACET
Data Center Energy Efficiency: Cooling Systems FEMP 2 Hours AIA IACET
Data Center Energy Efficiency: Electrical Systems FEMP 1 Hour AIA IACET
Data Center Energy Efficiency: Environmental Conditions FEMP 1 Hour AIA IACET
Data Center Energy Efficiency: IT Equipment and Software Efficiency FEMP 1 Hour AIA IACET
Daylighting Principles and Strategies for Sustainable Design WBDG 1.5 Hours AIA GBCI
Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures Using the 2015 NEHRP Recommended Seismic Provisions NIBS 1 Hour AIA ICC PDH
Design of Seismic Force-Resisting Systems in Steel-Framed Buildings NIBS 1 Hour AIA ICC PDH
Design of Seismic Force-Resisting Systems in Wood Light-Frame Buildings NIBS 1 Hour AIA ICC PDH
Electric Vehicle Charging for Employee Vehicles and Agency Fleets FEMP 1.5 Hours IACET
Energy Efficiency Expert Evaluations FEMP 1.5 Hours IACET
Energy Management Basic Training - Tools and Resources for Results FEMP 1.5 Hours IACET
Energy Performance Contracting: Tools for Success FEMP 55 Minutes
Energy Savings Performance Contracting (ESPC) Three-day Training Workshop FEMP 3 Days IACET
Energy Savings Performance Contracting: An Advanced Guide FEMP 8.5 Hours AIA IACET
Energy Savings Performance Contracts: Five Phases to Success! FEMP 3.5 Hours AIA IACET
Energy Savings Performance Contracts: Quality Assurance Over the Life of the Contract FEMP 1 Hour
Energy-Efficient Product Procurement FEMP 1.5 Hours IACET
Executing Utility Energy Service Contracts: An Advanced Guide FEMP 4.5 Hours AIA IACET
Federal Fleet Infrastructure and Electric Vehicles FEMP 1.5 Hours IACET
Federal Fleet Management 101 FEMP 1.5 Hours IACET
Federal On-Site Renewable Power Purchase Agreements FEMP 2.5 Hours AIA IACET
Federal Thought Leaders Roundtable FEMP 1.5 Hours IACET
Federal/Utility Strategic Partnership UESC Training – Hawaiian Electric Company FEMP 4 Hours IACET
FEMP Certificate Series
Financing and Pricing Evaluation for Energy Savings Performance Contracts FEMP 1.25 Hours
Fuel Cells: Advanced Distributed Generation WBDG 1 Hour AIA
Fundamentals of Life Cycle Costing for Energy Conservation FEMP 5.5 Hours AIA IACET
Goal-Based Contracting for Energy Efficient Buildings FEMP 1.5 Hours IACET
High-Efficiency Parking Lighting for Federal Agencies FEMP 45 Minutes
High-Efficiency Parking Lighting Strategies for Federal Agencies FEMP 45 Minutes
High-Performance EIFS for Sustainable Construction WBDG 1 Hour AIA GBCI
Hydrogen Fuel Cells and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEV): Emerging Applications and Safety Management FEMP 1.5 Hours IACET
Implementing Deep Retrofits: A Whole Building Approach FEMP 1.5 Hours IACET
Introduction to Utility Energy Service Contracts (UESC) FEMP 2 Hours IACET
Just-in-Time ESPC Webinars Session 1: Managing Your Investment-Grade Audit FEMP 1 Hour
Just-in-Time ESPC Webinars Session 2: The Critical Path to Success FEMP 1.25 Hours
Just-in-Time ESPC Webinars Session 3: Crossing the Finish Line to Award FEMP 1 Hour
Just-in-Time ESPC Webinars Session 5: Ensuring ESPC Project Performance after Acceptance FEMP 2 Hours 30 Minutes IACET
Labs, Data Centers, and High-Tech Facilities FEMP 1.5 Hours IACET
Launching a Utility Energy Services Contract (UESC): Getting to Yes! FEMP 3 Hours AIA IACET
LED Troffer Retrofit Options FEMP 1 Hour IACET
Managing Building Heat Flows WBDG AIA
Managing Moisture in Building Enclosures WBDG 2 Hours AIA
Managing Water Assessment in Federal Facilities FEMP 3.5 Hours AIA GBCI IACET
Measurement and Verification in ESPCs FEMP 3 Hours AIA IACET
Mechanical Insulation Education & Awareness NIA 2 Hours AIA GBCI ICC PDH
Metering Benefits and Federal Drivers FEMP 1 Hour AIA IACET
New Developments in Federal Building Energy Efficiency Standards FEMP 1.5 Hours IACET
New Mexico UESC Training FEMP 3 Hours IACET
New Site Specific Ground Motion Requirements of ASCE 7-16 NIBS 1 Hour AIA ICC PDH
O&M Best Practices for Small-Scale PV Systems FEMP 1.5 Hours IACET
Operations and Maintenance for Optimal Photovoltaic System Performance FEMP 5.0 Hours AIA GBCI IACET
Operations, Maintenance, and Commissioning FEMP 1.5 Hours IACET
Optimizing Operations and Maintenance (O&M) WBDG 1.5 Hours AIA
Placing UESC Task Orders Under a GSA Areawide Contract FEMP 1.5 Hours IACET
Placing UESC Task Orders Under the GSA Areawide Contract FEMP 2 Hours IACET
Planning an Energy Assessment for Federal Facilities FEMP 4 Hours AIA GBCI IACET
Planning for Secure Buildings WBDG 1.5 Hours AIA
Plug-In Electric Vehicle Overview for Drivers FEMP 30 Minutes
Principles and Goals of Accessible Design WBDG 1 Hour AIA
Re-Thinking Operations & Maintenance for High Performance Buildings FEMP 1.5 Hours IACET
Realizing the Potential of Under-Utilized ECMs in ESPCs FEMP 3.5 Hours AIA IACET
Renewable Energy On-site Project Implementation Process FEMP 4 Hours AIA GBCI IACET
Renewable Energy Technology Applications - Biomass Technologies FEMP 1 Hour AIA IACET
Renewable Energy Technology Applications - Geothermal Energy Technologies FEMP 1 Hour AIA IACET
Renewable Energy Technology Applications - Hydropower and Ocean Energy Technologies FEMP 1 Hour AIA IACET
Renewable Energy Technology Applications - Integration of Renewable Energy Systems FEMP 1 Hour AIA IACET
Renewable Energy Technology Applications - Photovoltaics and Daylighting Technology FEMP 1 Hour AIA IACET
Renewable Energy Technology Applications - Solar Thermal and Concentrating Solar Power Technology FEMP 1 Hour AIA IACET
Renewable Energy Technology Applications - Wind Energy Technology FEMP 1 Hour AIA IACET
Resources for Better Air Management in Data Centers FEMP 1 Hour, 30 Minutes IACET
Seismic Design Basics WBDG 1 Hour AIA
Seismic Design of Composite Steel and Concrete Structures NIBS 1 Hour AIA ICC PDH
Seismic Design of Masonry with the 2015 NEHRP Provisions NIBS 1 Hour AIA ICC PDH
Seismic Design of Precast Concrete Structures NIBS 1 Hour AIA ICC PDH
Selecting and Evaluating New and Underused Energy Technologies FEMP 1.5 Hours IACET
Selecting, Implementing, and Funding Photovoltaic Systems in Federal Facilities 3.5 hours AIA GBCI IACET
Site Security Design Process and Strategies WBDG 1.5 Hours AIA
Strategies for Sustainable Historic Preservation WBDG 1.5 Hours AIA GBCI
Sustainable Acquisition for Federal Agencies FEMP 2 Hours AIA GBCI IACET
Sustainable Institutional Change for Federal Facility Managers FEMP 3 Hours AIA GBCI IACET
Sustainable Roofing Design Considerations and Applications WBDG 1.5 Hours AIA GBCI
Sustainable Strategies for Existing Federal Facilities FEMP 3.5 Hours AIA GBCI IACET
The Integrated Design Process WBDG 1.5 Hours AIA
The Principles and Process for Conducting a Life-Cycle Cost Analysis WBDG 1.0 Hour AIA
Using Metered Data to Improve Energy and Water Efficiency FEMP 1 Hour AIA IACET
Utility Energy Service Contracts (UESC) Training for Utility Representatives FEMP 2 Hours IACET
Utility Energy Service Contracts and Energy Project Incentive Funds FEMP 1.5 Hours IACET
Utility Green Tariff Programs FEMP 50 Minutes
Water Management Basics FEMP 2 Hours AIA GBCI IACET
Whole Building Approach to Laboratories WBDG 1.5 Hours AIA
Window and Glazing Design Strategies for Sustainable Design WBDG 1.5 Hours AIA GBCI

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