Training Opportunities & Resources

November 2014

  • Future Energy Conference. Now in its fifth year, this conference is the State's signature clean energy event, bringing together members of the energy industry, energy policy & economic development leaders, project hosts, and users of energy services. Included within this one conference are: Policy & Economic Development, The Business of Renewable Energy, The Business of Energy Efficiency, Clean Transportation, Including: Futures Roundtable Discussions.
    Nov. 5, 7a–5p, Hilton Hotel - Seattle Airport, 17620 International BL, Seattle, WA; click for details
  • FREE Energy Star Webinar: Data Center Energy Efficiency Opportunities: What Managers Should Know. This non-technical presentation on data center opportunities will: 1) Provide an overview of data center efficiency opportunities in an easy to understand manner; 2) Empower managers to identify opportunities; and 3) Describe resources available from ENERGY STAR. It should be attended by IT managers, energy managers, facilities, and energy efficiency advocates.
    Nov. 13, 10-11a; click for details
  • FREE Energy Star Webinar: Computer Power Management with ENERGY STAR. This training reviews the tools available to activate your computer's sleep settings from a central location to save $10 to $50 per computer annually. Case studies and insight into how to get this done in your organization are also included. Who should participate? IT staff, energy managers, building managers, and upper management.
    Nov. 20, 10-11a; click for details
  • NFPA 70E – 2015 – Are You Ready for the Changes? Electrical Safety in the Workplace is revised every three years.  The next version (2015) will become effective on January 1st, 2015.  There have been major changes to the Hazard Risk Categories (HRC) as well as the Task Tables used to determine the Hazard Risk Category.  Bob Fuhr, P.E. from PowerStudies.com will present the major revisions and tell you what you need to know so that you are ready on January 1st.
    Nov. 20, 11:30a - 1:00p; location TBD; click for details

Ongoing

  • 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
    In-Person Courses
    Ongoing Sessions in Washington
    RSVP 2014 Schedule
    • Level II

      9/11 SIERR Building at McKinstry Station, Spokane
      9/24 - Safeco Field, Seattle
      9/25 - Capitol Campus, Olympia
      10/1 - Snohomish County PUD, Everett
      Fall 2014 - TBA, Spokane

  • NEEA held a succesful symposium in Seattle to present the business case for the adoption of LED streetlights with controls. Click for details.

Resources