Achieving Energy Security in Federal Facilities  

Education Type: 
1.5 Hours


0.2 CEU

Achieving Energy Security in Federal Facilities builds competency in protecting critical missions
by integrating energy security measures into all aspects of operations. Employ critical principles, such as diversity, redundancy, reducing demand, planning, and emergency management as you consider energy security. Consider technologies that support energy security and develop an understanding of key issues related to short- and long-term energy disruptions, including storage and maintenance issues.


Tony Mayfield, Program Manager, SRA International   

Tony Mayfield serves as a consultant to Federal and private sector clients in energy and environmental services. Mr. Mayfield has more than 25 years of experience in a wide variety of commercial and governmental energy applications, including leading operational teams for improvement projects and leading large, diverse workforces in accomplishing energy projects. Mr. Mayfield holds a bachelor's of science degree in industrial engineering from the University of Tennessee, and a master's of science degree in computer technology from NOVA Southeastern University, where he is a Ph.D. candidate in information systems.

Ab Ream, Federal Energy Management Program   

Ab Ream is an Energy Technology Program Specialist with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program. His program specialties cover operations and maintenance (O&M), energy audits, training, metering, commissioning, and measurement and verification. Mr. Ream has chaired the executive committee for GovEnergy, and now manages the Federal O&M Working Group. Prior to his DOE experience, Mr. Ream was the Facilities Energy Program Manager for the U.S. Coast Guard. He has a B.S. in Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and an M.S. in Technology Management from the University of Maryland.

Learning Objectives

By completing this course you will have a demonstrated knowledge of:

  • Utilize energy security measures and areas of critical concerns when considering energy security in a federal facility;
  • Develop a site-specific energy security plan; and
  • Develop plans to maintain mission critical activities in the event of disruptions in the energy systems of infrastructure.