BEST CENTER 2013 SPRING WORKSHOP APPLICATION - SUSTAINABLE FACILITIES OPERATIONS
BEST Center 2013 Spring Workshop on Sustainable Facilities Operations - Application
Thank you for your interest in the National Science Foundation - BEST Center Workshop on Sustainable Facilities Operations! In this workshop, you will learn how to start your own program or infuse sustainable operations curriculum into your existing HVAC, environmental controls, or building performance programs. Industry trends show that sustainable facilities technicians and managers are in high demand and an emerging profession in spite of economic uncertainties. These high-wage professionals are also key to energy management and sustainable operations in buildings!
We will cover:
o Industry trends
o Program outcomes
o Recommended course sequences
o Curriculum infusion strategies into existing program sequences
o Lab setups
o Recommendations for industry advisory groups
o Recommendations for recruiting qualified faculty
o And more!
If selected as a participant, you will develop your own work plan during the workshop and commit to begin implementation of the work plan upon return to your college.
Travel stipends will be available.
Please fill out this application only if the workshop is a priority for your program's development. Provide as much thorough info as possible so that we can learn more about your interest in this field.