How can building owners find skilled and qualified workers to improve the operational performance of their facilities? Prem Sundharam of DLR Group offers up some thoughts after a Department of Energy and National Institute of Building Science workshop. One big challenge, he notes is that "as of right now, there’s no clear definition of an Energy Manager role available to business owners; no consistency in educational or knowledge-base expectations for the role; and a consequent lack of people with appropriate skill sets to fulfill building owners’ needs for someone who can make sure their facilities are run as efficiently as possible." So what should this job description entail? Read More