Operations and Maintenance Training

Looking to learn how to save energy at your facility? The Pepco Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Training Program offers incentives for building operation personnel to receive nationally recognized training. By participating in the program, you can transform your workplaces into more comfortable and energy-efficient environments. O&M Training is available to contractors and building operation personnel, who will be eligible to receive cash incentives covering 100% of the cost of the course, up to $1,000.


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To meet the Operations and Maintenance Training requirements, you must be:

  • Assigned to work at a commercial and/or industrial facility within the Pepco Maryland territory.
  • Present at that facility at least 50% of your working hours.
  • Employed in a position of responsibility for the energy management of the facility or have the potential to influence the building’s energy performance.

Incentives are limited to one course per person annually.

Not sure if you meet the requirements? Contact program representatives at 1-866-353-5798 to determine your eligibility.

Contact the Pepco energy efficiency team, and we will help you:

1. Register for the training course.

View the course directory below and select from a list of pre-qualified courses. If you do not see your desired course, you have the option of submitting non-listed courses for pre-approval by the program office.

2. Apply for incentives.

Complete the Operations and Maintenance Training online application.

3. Complete the training course.

Coursework completion paperwork and invoice must be received by the program within six months of the pre-approval date.

The courses below have been pre-qualified. The applicant has the option of submitting non-listed courses for pre-approval by the program. See the 2024 Course Calendar for upcoming dates.

AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)

  • Certified Commissioning Authority (CxA)

American Trainco

  • Pumps & Pump Systems

Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)

  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM)
  • Certified Energy Manager in Training (CEIT)
  • Certified Building Commissioning Professional (CBCP)
  • Certified Lighting Efficiency Professional (CLEP)
  • Existing Building Commissioning Professional (EBCP)
  • Certified Business Energy Professional (BEP)
  • Certified Energy Auditor (CEA)
  • Energy Efficiency Practitioner (EEP)
  • Energy Auditing Fundamentals Online Training Program 
  • Effective Energy Management Master Plan Online Training Program 

BOMI International

  • The Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part I
  • The Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part II
  • Air Handling, Water Treatment, and Plumbing Systems
  • Energy Management and Controls
  • Refrigeration Systems and Accessories
  • Electrical Systems and Illumination
  • High-Performance Sustainable Building Principles
  • High-Performance Sustainable Building Practices
  • High-Performance Sustainable Building Investments
  • High-Performance Sustainable Building: HVAC Optimization
  • Fundamentals of Facilities Management
  • Boilers, Heating Systems, and Applied Mathematics

Clean Energy Center (CEC)

  • Building Operator Certification® Level I
  • Building Operator Certification® Level II
  • Fundamentals of Energy Efficient Building Operations
  • Commercial Building Re-Tuning

Energy Management Association (EMA)

  • Energy Management Professional
  • Virtual Operations & Maintenance Training 

International Association of Lighting Management Companies (NALMCO)

  • Certified Apprentice Lighting Technician (CALT)
  • Certified Senior Lighting Technician (CSLT)

International Facilities Management Association (IFMA)

  • Certified Facility Manager (CFM)

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)

  • LEED-EBOM AP: Accredited Professional Certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design - Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance)
  • LEED-NC AP: Accredited Professional Certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design - New Construction)

National Association of Power Engineers

  • Plant Equipment and Operations
  • Air Conditioning I, II, III
  • Heat Pumps
  • Refrigeration
  • Electric Motor
  • The Engineer & Management
  • Environmental Impact & Engineering
  • Controls I, III

Siemen’s Industry Inc.

  • Introduction to Desigo
  • Desigo CC Workstation I & II
  • Desigo CC Master Operator
  • PPCL Programming I & II
  • PPCL Master Programmer

PBJ Tech Hub (PBJ)

  • Energy Savings M&V Fundamentals & IPMVP (PMVA)
  • Fundamentals of Heat Pump Systems: Efficiency, Electrification & Sustainability (live webinar)

Operations and Maintenance Training

Interested in More Savings?

Pepco is proud to offer a variety of energy savings programs to fit your business’s needs. Check out our other programs to learn about other ways you can save energy and money.

Business Instant Discounts
Instant discounts on energy-efficient lighting at participating distributors.

Medium and Large Business
Energy-efficient incentives for businesses with energy demands greater than 100 kW.

Combined Heat and Power
Recovery of wasted heat.

Operations and Maintenance Training
Electric energy conservation training for your facility and staff.

Energy Efficient Communities
Energy-efficient incentives and support available for municipal and government customers.

Small Business
Energy-efficient incentives for businesses with energy demands of 100 kW or less.

We Are Here to Help

Have any questions about the incentives, your eligibility, or how to apply? Contact us and we can help you get started today.


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