Curriculum development and dissemination are vital to the BEST Center’s mission. At present, we are focusing primarily on commercial programs with significant energy efficiency/management content. To access downloadable documents, please first register and/or login as a user.

These programs and select courses from each are being documented and will become available as they are completed. Please check back for any new additions or updates. We also recommend that you contact the instructors associated with these programs if you require further information.

Featured programs and courses:

BUAS 1010 – Building Automation Systems Fundamentals
BUAS 1020 – Building Automation Systems Electrical Concepts I
BUAS 1030 – Building Automation Systems Electrical Concepts II
BUAS 1040 – Building Automation Systems Devices
BUAS 1050 – Building Automation Systems Networking
BUAS 1060 – Building Automation Systems Advanced Electrical
BUAS 2010 – Building Automation Systems Commercial HVACR and Controls
BUAS 2020 – Building Automation Systems Logic and Programming
BUAS 2030 – Building Automation Systems Design and Installation

ENRG 50 – Intro to Commercial Building Audits
ENRG 51 – MS Excel & Word for Energy Auditing
ENRG 52 – Energy & Bldg Science Fundamentals
ENRG 53 – Utility Rates, Benchmarking & Financial Analysis
ENRG 54 – Introduction to Lighting Systems and Controls
ENRG 55A – HVAC Fundamentals and Components
ENRG 55B – HVAC Systems and Efficiencies
ENRG 56 – Building Envelope Systems
ENRG 57 – Miscellaneous Building Systems
ENRG 58 – Demand Response for Energy Auditors
ENRG 59 – Simulation Methods and Code Compliance
ENRG 60 – Professional Behavior for Energy Auditors
ENRG 61 – Measurement Tools and Verification of Savings Calculations
ENRG 62 – Energy Audit Report Writing
ENRG 63 – Field Work in Commercial Energy Auditing

EET 11 – Commercial Electricity for HVAC Applications
ECT 19 – Psychrometrics and Load Calculations
ECT 21 – Introduction to Direct Digital Controls
ECT 22 – Commercial HVAC Systems
ECT 23 – HVAC System Design
ECT 24 – Commercial HVAC Systems Troubleshooting
ECT 25 – Introduction to Building Commissioning
ECT 26 – Advanced Building Commissioning
ECT 27 – Advanced Direct Digital Controls
ECT 29 – Data Analysis for Performance Monitoring
ECT 40 – Introduction to Control Systems Networking
ECT 212 – Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing
ECT 213 – Indoor Air Quality and Building Envelope
EET 221 – Motors & Drives

NATSCI 169 – Energy in Nature, Technology and Society
SUSTN 100 – Sustainable Facilities Operations
SUSTN 101 – Environmental Control Technician/Sustainable Energy Technology Practices
SUSTN 102 – Reporting and Presenting Systems Performance
SUSTN 103 – Commissioning Process for Sustainable Energy Use
SUSTN 104 – Energy Auditing and Managing Energy Use
SUSTN 105 – The LEED Rating System
SUSTN 106 – Measurement and Verification