Training Opportunities & Resources

August 2014

  • 2012 Washington State Energy Code Commercial Provisions – Envelope & Lighting Provisions. The panel of experts will cover the implications of the recent Washington Energy Code changes - from building envelope requirements, and electrical and lighting technologies. These FREE trainings may be eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) that are applicable for most organizations.
    August 12, 2014, 8:15a - 4:15p. Seattle Public Library, WA Mutual Meeting Room 1000, 4th Ave., Seattle, WA 98104. Click for details.
  • BOC Informational Webcast. The webcast allows you to conveniently view and listen to an overview of the Building Operator Certification (BOC) program. The presentation includes: Who benefits by attending BOC training, Level I & Level II course topics, schedules, and certification requirements; and How BOC graduates are improving their facilities.
    August 13, 2014, 8:30 – 9:30a PST; click for registration

September 2014

  • Compressed Air Challenge – Level 1. Make your company more profitable with the Compressed Air Challenge™, a series of seminars that applies proven techniques to achieve cost-effective solutions. Optimizing your compressed air systems can lead to higher productivity, energy savings, increased product quality and greater efficiency.
    Sept. 18, 7:30a-4:30p, Swedish Culture Center, Svea Room, 1920 Dexter Ave N, Seattle WA 98109
    Click to register; click to view brochure
  • BOC Webinar: Optimizing Energy Management through Big Data and Analytics. This webinar will feature a suite of building solutions to help retrieve and understand building data, observe trends to see potential problems and discuss solutions to ensure optimization of building systems and equipment.
    Sept. 24, 11-Noon PST; click for details

October 2014

  • BOC Level II: 61 hours of training and elective coursework in equipment troubleshooting and maintenance. All classes are held from 8:30a to 4:30p unless otherwise noted.
    Classes start Oct 1, at the Snohomish PUD Commission Room; click for details
  • BOC Webinar: Strategies to Help Reduce Peak Use. This webinar will discuss strategies to cut energy use during high demand periods.  These strategies can be permanent approaches to controlling peak energy use in the facility, but can also be episodic in response to a utility’s call for time specific reductions in demand (demand response). 
    Oct. 23, 11-Noon PST; 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.

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