Our services and products, designed, developed and delivered, are built on 5 robust foundations to meet the needs of the 21st century BAS and energy management systems sectors.

Preparing Energy and Building Automation Professionals for the 21st Century 

  • Detailed study and process of development of curriculum (DACUM) conducted by subject matter experts (SMEs), representing cross section of stakeholders from academia, industry, and peer groups.
  • Comprehensive research and analysis of market needs, and job task analysis (JTA) conducted by SMEs, representing cross section of stakeholders from academia, industry, and peer groups.
  • Underpinning of hands-on project based learning (PBL) and cognitive learning strategies that will emphasize (or underscore) both technical and soft skills.
  • Foster workplace and career opportunities for trained professionals, by aligning skills (technical and soft) with prospective employers through a marketplace.
  • Sustain and nurture continual progress and growth of individuals to provide current knowledge and practices to meet the needs of the 21st century opportunities.

SERVICES

  • Educational Materials: Customized curriculum design, development and delivery, built on project based learning (PBL) learning modules
  • Certifications: Associate (entry level) and professional non-proprietary ANSI certifications
  • Employment Marketplace: Online employment and career marketplace to match prospective trained BAS trade professionals with employers. Interview and soft skills resources available for prospective employees.
  • Training: Online training offered via videos and webinars. Customized training available through consultancy services.
  • Grants and Other Funding: Opportunities for affiliates, partners and sponsors to collaborate on grants (state, federal or other sources) and funding from foundations and other donors.
  • Guidelines: Existing and current (or latest) guidelines of all BAS relevant topics for an industry library.
  • Networking: Personal interactions (conferences, workshops, meetings), Social Media (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc), and Online (ACP’s web portal)
  • Conferences, Workshops, and Seminars: Professional development and growth opportunities focusing on diverse topics impacting education, training, workforce needs, research, policy, national and global opportunities, and other topics preferred by ACP affiliates, sponsors, and partners.
  • ACP Reports, Handbooks, and Surveys: Articles, handbooks, and comprehensive reports on research, trends or survey to support the goals and outcomes of affiliates, partners and sponsors.
  • Resources: Web-based or communications (emails, printed, etc.) on technical support links and contacts of BAS manufacturers and distributors; links to technical and engineering tools screened by ACP; BAS data available from federal, state, industry, organization, or education institution sources; and database of relevant professional organizations, highlighting affiliates, partners and sponsors.
  • Newsletter: A bi-weekly newsletter (digital) of newsworthy and informational item (links) relevant to BAS markets.
  • Consultancy: Customized consultancy to design, build and maintain BAS laboratories, Campus as a Living Laboratory (L-PBL), curricular development, connecting campuses with stakeholders, and other needs relevant to BAS.

CERTIFICATIONS 

Nationally-recognized Associates Level and Professional Level Technicians ANSI/ISO/IEC Certifications.

CAREER MARKETPLACE

Online employment and career marketplace to match trained BAS trade professionals with employers. Interview and soft skills resources available for prospective employees. .