Selecting and Evaluating New and Underused Energy Technologies  

Education Type: 
1.5 Hours


0.2 CEU

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Selecting and Evaluating New and Underused Energy Technologies demonstrates how to use the
FEMP Technology Deployment Matrix to identify and select clean energy technologies that have high potential of immediate deployment into agency energy-use reduction programs; assess potential benefits; execute market-based deployment strategies; and develop performance metrics to validate effectiveness and justify project funding.


Michael Holda, Program Manager, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory   

Michael A. Holda, PE, CEM, LEED AP, works at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory where he assists in the deployment of emerging technologies in energy savings performance contract (ESPC) projects. He has more than 30 years of experience in facility design, engineering, and project and program management at DOE national laboratories. Mr. Holda is past Chairman of the Energy Efficiency Working Group (EEWG) for DOE facilities. He holds a bachelor's of science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois and a master's of science degree in business administration from Golden Gate University.

Steven Parker, Engineer and Certified Energy Manager, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory   

Steven A. Parker, PE, CEM, is a chief engineer with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory where he has worked since 1992. He supports research activities in the assessment and deployment of new and emerging energy-efficient technologies. Mr. Parker is a past President of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) and a member of the AEE Energy Manager's Hall of Fame. With 31 years of experience focused on energy management, he has authored more than 100 technical reports, articles, book chapters, and other professional publications. Mr. Parker holds both a bachelor's and master's of science degree in industrial engineering from Oklahoma State University.

Shawn Herrera, Federal Energy Management Program   

Shawn Herrera manages FEMP's Technology Deployment Program. Her main area of focus is to accelerate acceptance and deployment of innovative products and technologies, including those created within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), into the Federal sector, supporting the transition of clean energy-efficient technologies from research and development (R&D) to successful commercialization. Ms. Herrera holds a bachelor's of science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Nevada Las Vegas.

Learning Objectives

By completing this course you will have a demonstrated knowledge of:

  • Employ ideal energy-saving technologies in facilities based on an analysis of the options that best meet facility needs; and
  • Take advantage of the Technology Deployment Matrix to select ideal scenarios.