Virtual O&M Training for Engineers & Facility Managers

Join our Next Operations & Maintenance Training!

October 5-6, 1-5 PM Eastern both days

Earn a certificate of completion, walk away with 8 AIA LUs!

$550 per person
Use code SAVE50 for 50% off!!

Operations & Maintenance is the front line of Energy Efficiency. That’s why we created this course for ambitious building personnel looking for tools to improve energy efficiency and systems performance. Our certified and experienced instructor will walk you through the basics of energy management strategies, including evaluating energy bills, establishing building energy baselines and other performance metrics, developing facility benchmarks, low cost/no cost techniques for improving efficiency and performance, code compliance and more. Join us to benefit your facility!

You may be eligible for a cash rebate: This course is preapproved for incentives provided by the following utility companies that are available to contractors and building operation personnel who operate in Maryland. Eligible participants will receive a cash rebate of 80% of enrollment costs per course. For more information and to download the incentive application, follow the links below.
Pepco Operations & Maintenance Training

Delmarva Power Operations and Maintenance Training

BG&E Building Operation Training

SMECO Building Operator Education


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Previous Attendee Feedback

“Today’s class has been very informative. I recommend this for all groups planning for Energy RFPs. All decision makers need to hear what has been presented today!”

“I wish I took this course 10 years ago!”

Who Should Attend?

Previous attendees include representatives from:

  • Baltimore County Public Schools
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Montgomery College
  • Exelon Generation
  • City of Rockville
  • Montgomery County Public Schools
  • Bernstein Management Corporation
  • Howard Community College
  • Maritime Institute of Technologies
  • Mechanical Testing
  • Prince George County Public Schools

About Your Instructors

Al LaPera, TLC Engineering
Al LaPera, CxA, EMP, TLC Engineering Solutions, (Lead Instructor)

With 42 years of professional experience, Al has worked on a broad range of building types, including educational, healthcare, and commercial facilities. He is well versed in the design and analysis of HVAC systems and providing engineering services, including planning, analysis and construction observation from project inception through construction administration. His engineering expertise focuses on systems commissioning, energy analysis and energy auditing.

Darren Draper, Epstein Group
Darren Draper, PE, CxA, LEED AP, Epsten Group (MBCx Instructor)

With 16 years of experience in the building services industry. He serves as commissioning agent on a wide range of facilities including university buildings, research laboratories, healthcare facilities, and data centers. He performs commissioning and retro-commissioning for HVAC, DDC controls, electrical, and plumbing systems. He also performs site investigation, equipment evaluation, corrective action, replacement part orders, energy-use evaluation, and reporting.