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Training Opportunities & Resources

September

  • BOC Webinar: Addressing Hot and Cold Calls – What’s your procedure? Temperature complaints are the most frequent grievance building operators hear – surpassing high noise levels, limited space and unpleasant odors. These concerns can be resolved with an effective approach for troubleshooting the problem in combination with a customer service oriented communication. This webinar will provide an overview of mechanical system operation for thermal comfort, a checklist for gathering data to analyze the problem, and troubleshooting techniques for resolving the problem and keeping your occupants and tenants informed.
    9/27: 11am, click for details.

October

  • BOC Webinar: Building Re-tuning without a Building Automation Systems. Sometimes integration of building systems using a building automation system (BAS) is not viable, especially when dealing with older buildings and/or medium-sized buildings with modest complexity. This webinar will discuss methods for using low-cost data gathering methods and repeatable methodologies to identify opportunities for operational improvements.
    10/18/17 11am PST, click for details.

Ongoing

  • ASHRAE Learning Opportunities – The ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI) offers a wide range of professional development seminars and short courses. Elearning, Career Enhancement, Certification. Click for details.
  • Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL): Commercial Building Re-tuning project for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Program is a low-cost path to energy efficiency and cost savings.
  • NEEA held a succesful symposium in Seattle to present the business case for the adoption of LED streetlights with controls. Click for details.

Resources

11/11/15

Smart Buildings Center celebrated its grand opening

Over 200 people came to see the BOC's new space in the historic Pacific Tower!

Click for details