Labs, Data Centers, and High-Tech Facilities

On Demand Training

90 Minutes

FEMP First Thursday Seminar

Labs, Data Centers, and High-Tech Facilities outlines Executive Order (E.O.) 13514 requirements and best practices for improving the energy and environmental performance of Federal laboratories, data centers, and high-tech facilities.

First Thursday Seminars are FEMP training opportunities targeting Federal energy, environmental, and fleet professionals offered at no cost by leading experts. The training sessions are delivered live via satellite or through streaming media at your desktop.

Credit and Certificate of Completion:

This FEMP First Thursday Seminar is hosted on the Whole Building Design Guide (WBDG) learning management system. To take the course, click the Start button below.

To take the multiple choice assessment and print your certificate of completion, register for an account on the WBDG at

If you already have a WBDG account, simply log in at

Once logged in, go to Then scroll down, and follow the instructions for taking the assessment and downloading a certificate.

Registration closes 24 hours prior to the training session. It is important to test your system and trouble shoot any issues before signing on the day of the training. Troubleshooting links are provided below.

In partnership with Whole Buildings Design Guide, a program of the National Institute of Building Sciences. IACET logo


  • Dale Sartor, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Read bio.
  • Paul Mathew, Staff Scientist & Deputy Leader, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Read bio.
  • Will Lintner, Federal Energy Management Program. Read bio.
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For course questions, contact Joe Konrade at 202-586-8039 or

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