Oct 17-18

Smoke School: Visible Emissions Training Program

Penn State University Park

A two-day course that provides opacity training for people who want to become certified “smoke readers.” Smoke School presents technical information on opacity, but does not require formal education in science, engineering, or technology. Participants in the program are trained to visually read the opacity of industrial plumes and conduct tests in accordance with EPA Method 9. Participants who complete smoke school training and pass the field test receive certification as an individual who has become familiar with Title V (Title 5) regulations and enforcement practices.


Oct 25

PSEAS Faculty/Staff Awards Ceremony

Hintz Family Alumni Center
3:00 p.m.




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