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    Environ. Control Technology lab, Laney College
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The Building Efficiency for a Sustainable Tomorrow (BEST) Center promotes better building performance through the advancement of building science and technician education. Sponsored by National Science Foundation’s Advanced Technology Education program, this national collaboration brings together 2-year community and technical colleges, universities and industry partners to support advanced educational programs in heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R), control systems, building automation, and energy management.

To prepare technicians to operate and sustain energy efficient buildings, we support instructors with

    • model courses and programs
    • professional development
    • career pathway design
    • documentation and dissemination of new research and technology
    • facilitation of collaboration with industry

By sharing best practices through this forum, we hope to create better training, better technicians, and better buildings for a better tomorrow.  Please join us.