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Training Opportunities & Resources


  • BOC Webinar: Communicating with the Boss’ Boss. In all organizations there are senior positions that make resource – human and financial – decisions that affect facility operations. While you are comfortable talking about duct static pressure or boiler blowdown, these individuals speak a different language. This webinar will help you better understand how senior managers think and how you can learn to translate what you do into language they understand.
    March 12, 11am - noon; click for details
  • Electric League: Utility Energy Efficiency Programs & Incentives Updates. Come learn what Snohomish County PUD, Puget Sound Energy (PSE), Seattle City Light and Tacoma Power have in store for 2015 with Energy Efficiency rebates, incentives and programs.
    Thursday, March 19, 11:30am - 1:00pm; Puget Sound Energy Auditorium in Bellevue; click for details


  • 11th Annual Energy/Facilities Connection Conference. This two-and-one-half day event features a blend of facilities maintenance, plant operations, custodial and design/planning training with a leadership and technical focus. This year's theme, Staying Smarter than Your Buildings, speaks to the need for facility leaders to keep up with the ever-growing advancements in technologies from a practical application perspective.
    May 5-7, Leavenworth WA; click for details
  • CEM 5-Day Preparation Course & Examination. This special 5-day seminar provides an in-depth, comprehensive learning and problem-solving forum for those who want a broader understanding of the latest energy cost reduction techniques and strategies, as well as serving as a preparatory course of instruction for energy professionals preparing to sit for AEE's Certified Energy Manager (CEM) examination. The Exam will take place on Friday, May 15.
    May 11-15 (May 15, exam only), Edmonds Community College, Woodway Bldg, Room 202; click for details
  • Powerful Business Energy Conference – Take Charge of Your Energy Savings. Essential energy-related ideas and operating tips will be taught in a series of four tracks. The tracks are designed for commercial building owners and managers, building operations and engineering staff, architects, consulting engineers, property developers, and other parties interested in cost effective opportunities in commercial energy efficiency.
    May 28, Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue, WA; 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.
  • Building Operator Certification

    74 hours of training and project work in building systems maintenance. All classes are held from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

    Level 1 courses:

    City Start date Location
    Seattle 4/7/15 Safeco Field - NEW Blended Learning Course
    Tacoma 4/22/15 City University, Tacoma
    Everett * May 2015 TBA
    Renton 9/23/2015 City University, Renton
    Lacey *
    Fall 2015 TBA
    For more information
  • NEEA held a succesful symposium in Seattle to present the business case for the adoption of LED streetlights with controls. Click for details.