Commercial Building
Re-Tuning Training

National Sustainable Structures Center, Pennsylvania College of Technology

Commercial Building Re-Tuning Training Syllabus


Class Instruction: Monday March 16, 8:30am – 4:00pm

Building Walkthrough: Tuesday March 17, 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Location: Baltimore Convention Center


The purpose of this course is to help building management, operations, and maintenance staff learn how to operate buildings more efficiently, reduce operating costs and provide energy savings. The knowledge and skills learned through the training will be highly valued by organizations and companies seeking to improve the performance of their buildings.



Audience:

The intended audience for the building re-tuning training includes:

  • Onsite employees responsible for the day-to-day building management, operations and maintenance
  • Offsite contractors (retro-commissioning agents or control vendors) hired to improve a building’s energy efficiency


Focus:

The focus is on small to large commercial buildings (office buildings, malls and schools), but the concepts and techniques presented can be applied to any type and size of facility. BAS systems will be discussed, though not in great detail.



Content:

Section 1: Introduction

Section 2: Benefits of Building Re-tuning

Section 3: Observation-Driven Re-tuning

Section 4: Building Walkdown: Investigation Phase

Section 5: Documentation Phase and Calculating Savings

Section 6: Demand Management

Section 7: Data-driven Analysis: Mastering BRT



This course was developed by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and descriptions above are provided or guided by theirs.



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