Introduction to Analytics 

Course Description:

This course introduces analytics for building automation systems starting with definitions, aspects, needs, and benefits of analytics. The goal is to provide the student with a well-rounded introduction to analytics, and how they can help your organization. 

Course Duration & Fee:

2 Hours, Online Course
Course Fee: Free

Course Availability:

The following list of dates are include the availability of this course through 2022. Please select the appropriate course date from the list below when registering online. 

  • February 16, 1:00PM to 3:00PM
  • March 16, 1:00PM to 3:00PM
  • March 30, 1:00PM to 3:00PM
  • April 7, 1:00PM to 3:00PM
  • May 5, 1:00PM to 3:00PM

Note: This is an online course, please fill out the form to register. Your log in credentials will be emailed to you upon registering. If you're having trouble receiving the confirmation email, check you SPAM folder or email  


In this course, we start with a background in monitoring-based commissioning and building benchmarking, the foundations of analytics. We will talk about the various types of analytics, the processes, and features and benefits in greater detail. The course relies on information provided by the Smart Energy Analytics campaign - a project comprised of customers, analytics vendors, consultants, and led by the Department of Energy’s Better Buildings and Lawrence Berkeley National Labs.

Course Prerequisites:

  • Familiarity with building automation systems 
  • Familiarity with HVAC systems

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • The need for, definitions of, and aspects of building analytics 
  • Building energy benchmarking 
  • Monitoring-based commissioning (MBCx) 
  • Energy Management Information Systems (EMIS)/Analytics 

What You Will Receive:

Upon the completion of this course students will receive a Certificate of Completion.  We will provide course materials including the course slides, and a video introduction to analytics capabilities. This will be an online only course.