Building Systems

Federal personnel are required to:

  • Demonstrate familiarity with Building Systems: HVAC, Electrical (and Standby generators), Lighting,
  • Mechanical/Plumbing (and Fire protection systems), Vertical transportation, Structural, Roofing, Building Envelope.
  • Demonstrate ability to work with Facilities Team to assess a facility’s need for building systems.
  • Demonstrate ability to oversee the acquisition, installation, and operation of building systems.
  • Demonstrate ability to work with Facilities Team to establish practices and procedures.
  • Demonstrate ability to work with Facilities Team to determine and administer the allocation of building systems’ resources.
  • Demonstrate ability to monitor and evaluate how well building systems perform.
  • Demonstrate ability to manage corrective, preventive and predictive maintenance.
  • Demonstrate ability to work with Facilities Team to develop emergency procedures for building systems.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of how to implement disaster recovery plans for building systems as required.

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Title Description Organizations Competencies
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In this course you will gain a basic understanding of a metal framing system, see how easily they can be installed and understand the role of metal framing in various applications.

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Vizia RF+

This course is intended to provide a comprehensive explanation of the technology, products, system planning, and system programming of a Vizia RF + wireless home automation system. Special attention is paid to the planning and programming methodology, which prepares users to effectively layout and setup a system. This course utilizes audio narrated videos, as well as a case study format.

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Waste Heat Recovery

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The course link will take you to the Energy University landing page; if this is your first Energy University course, click “Join” and complete the form. Returning students can “Login” from the landing page. You can search for each course by title.

This course is accredited by: IEEE, USGBC, AHLEI, BPI, BOMI, CIBSE, ACORE, REEP, FIRE, AFE, CPD, IAAT, and FENITEL

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