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Training Opportunities & Resources

September

  • E3T Webinar: Controls in Multifamily Buildings. This is the last of three webinars featuring multifamily buildings. Focusing on controls technologies, presentations feature bi-level stairwell and parking garage controls, hot water recirculation controls, variable speed drive pool pumps, and building automation. 
    9/22/16, 12-1:15 PM PST. Click for details.
  • Adjustable Speed Drive Applications and Energy Efficiency. This course addresses the choices available and relevant issues regarding the use of adjustable speed drives (ASD) with electric motors, and demonstrates the energy cost savings and other benefits made possible by this technology. 0.7 Continuing Education Units through Washington State University available.

    9/28/16, 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Tacoma Public Utilities. Click for details.

October

  • Webinar: Working with Your Communications Team to Tell Your Energy Efficiency Success Story. Capturing the story behind energy savings projects can help galvanize a culture around planning future projects, funding them, and growing a team's value in your company or organization. Tune in to learn how leading partners capture stories behind savings projects to promote future projects.
    10/4/16, 12-1 PM PST. Click for details.
  • BOC Webinar: Managing Water Use in your Facility. It takes a considerable amount of energy to deliver water use in a daily basis. This webinar takes a look at commonly used tools to help develop an action plan for water efficiency in your building.
    10/13/16, 11 AM PST. Click for details.
  • 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.

November

  • 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.

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