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Training Opportunities & Resources


  • Introduction to Strategic Energy Management. Gain the basic tools that every company needs to manage energy as a controllable cost. Understand energy management as a systematic approach to monitor, control, and conserve energy, and learn how energy management is integral to reducing operating costs. 0.7 Continuing Education Units through Washington State University available.
    10/28/16, 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM, PSE (The Forum). Click for details.


  • Washington’s Energy Future – the business of clean energy & efficiency conference. This conference is Washington's signature clean energy event, bringing together members of the energy industry, energy policy & economic development leaders, project hosts, and users of energy services.  Connecting policy with practice and addressing the industry’s current challenges and opportunities.
    11/1/16, Seattle Airport Marriott, 3201 South 176th Street, Seattle. Click for details.
  • Webinar: The why and how of sub-metering energy and water use in buildings. While sub-meters on their own don’t save energy or water, they play a crucial part in successful energy and water reduction efforts. Get the low down from our expert panelists on the best practices, benefits and current costs to meter energy, water and data centers in your buildings.
    11/1/16, 12-1 PM PST. Click for details.
  • Lighting Design Lab Fall Classes. Morning Session 8am – noon includes 4 classes: Introduction to Lighting Controls, Commercial Lighting Controls, Improve Efficiency with Addressable Controls and DALI, LED MEGAtrends. Afternoon Session 12:30 – 2:30pm: Blue Light Insight This course will explore what issues are particular to high CCT (blue) light, design challenges (glare, etc.), LED technology (tuneability), and modern lifestyle, i.e., smartphones.
    11/9/16, Holiday Inn (downtown Everett), 3015 Pine Street, Everett WA. Click for details.


  • Better Buildings Webinar: How to find financing, access incentives, and get projects done. In this webinar, we will (1) demo the Efficiency Financing Navigator, a new tool to help you find financing that's right for you; (2) show you how to access incentives and tax credits using DSIRE and other resources; and (3) give you practical advice about where to start and how to look out for pitfalls when finding financing.
    12/6/16, Noon - 1 PM. Click for details.
  • Industrial Water Pump Optimization for Greater Efficiency and Reliability. This training will provide a comprehensive technical review into how pulp and paper, chemical processing, wastewater and other larger industrial types of facilities can improve reliability, lower maintenance costs, increase productivity and lower energy consumption for two types of industrial water pumps: service and wastewater.

    12/7/16, 7:30a–4:30p, Cowlitz County PUD Auditorium, 961 12th AV, Longview, WA 98632. Click for flyer.


  • 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.



Smart Buildings Center celebrated its grand opening

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

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