From public short courses and workshops to ongoing client-contracted courses, PSFEI’s instructors bring more than 80 years of combined expertise to provide a variety of facility-related topics. 

Workshop topics include: 

  • HVAC 
  • Electrical 
  • Boiler 
  • Water 

Short course program subjects include: 

  • Effective facility management 
  • Fundamentals of medium voltage systems 
  • Electrical safety and arc flash training 
  • Heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) system operation and maintenance 
  • Central boiler plant operation and maintenance 
  • Facility infrastructure fundamentals 

Facilities management courses include:

  • Facilities Water Conservation and Management (FWCM)
  • Facility Infrastructure Fundamentals Training (FIFT)
  • Fundamentals of High Performance Buildings (FHPB)
  • Smart Building Operations Training (SBOT)
  • Effective Facility Operations and Maintenance (EFOM)
  • Fundamentals of Effective Facility Management (FEFM) 
  • Fundamentals of Facility Safety Management (FFSM) 
  • Fundamentals of Facility Project Delivery (FFPD) 
  • Fundamentals of Effective Facility Commissioning (FEFC) 
  • Fundamentals of Facility Energy Management (FFEM)  
  • Customized Facilities Management Course

PSFEI is currently developing certificate programs for facilities professionals and facilities technicians.



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