About the Institute

The Penn State Facilities Engineering Institute (PSFEI) was founded in 1947 at the request of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Institute is part of the College of Engineering at Penn State University Park and touches the lives of thousands of people in all sixty-seven counties of Pennsylvania and across our nation. 

PSFEI provides facility engineering services to eleven state agencies of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the federal government's General Services Administration. PSFEI's broad array of facility services includes training facility operators and managers, conducting facility assessments, troubleshooting problems, and developing solutions and strategies for facility owners. PSFEI has specific expertise in energy efficiency and sustainability, energy markets, building infrastructure, and facilities information management. 

The PSFEI mission is to merit the public trust by meeting customer facility needs through engineering, information management, education, and applied research, while exploring new and innovative ways to exceed customer expectations.


The Penn State Facilities Engineering Institute (PSFEI) provides facilities engineering services, education programs, and energy management to Pennsylvania state agencies, the federal government and nonprofit organizations. The organization aims to advance its customers’ facilities engineering objectives through applied research, education and innovation.

Penn State Facilities Engineering Institute

Marion Place, Suite 414

135 East Nittany Avenue

State College, PA 16801

Phone: 814-865-7615

Fax: 814-863-7835