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Training Opportunities & Resources

January

  • Future of Electric Vehicles. Come hear what PSE is planning for the future with electric vehicles.
    Thursday, Jan. 29, networking starts at 6pm, presentation 7pm; 13 Coins Restaurant in Seattle; click for details

February

  • BOC Webinar: Communicating with Your Boss. Do you sometimes think it’s easier to talk to the equipment in the mechanical room than it is to communicate with your boss? You aren’t alone. This webinar will help you learn the importance of communication and specific techniques you can use to make you more clear and persuasive when talking with your supervisor.
    Feb 10, 11am - noon, click for details
  • Northwest Trade Ally Network Lighting Workshop. Join the NWTrade Alley Network for a hearty breakfast, and learning sessions:
    - Emerging Lighting Technology  (hands on session)
    - Lighting Controls (hands on session)
    - Sales Techniques
    - Beyond one for one
    - Program offerings & BPA lighting Calculator
    Vendors will be in attendance showcasing their latest lighting technology.
    Feb 17, 7am – noon,  Everett Downtown Holiday Inn, click for details
  • Electric League: 2015 Economic Forecast. Where is the local economy headed? How can your organization benefit? Obtain the most current economic information for the Puget Sound region and learn how it relates to the electrical industry. At this event noted Bellevue economist Jim Hebert will address:
    - Economic growth last year and forecast for next year

    - The shape of the recovery or growth curve
    - Employment and wage trends
    And more!
    Thursday, Feb. 19, 11:30am - 1:00pm; Puget Sound Energy Auditorium in Bellevue; click for details

March

  • 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; details TBA

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

    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
    Olympia/
    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.

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