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Training Opportunities & Resources


  • BOC Webinar: The Autonomous Driving Building: What’s in the Future for Building Control Systems. The Internet and web-based applications have had a significant impact on the way facility operators interact with their building systems. What does the next 20 years look like? This webinar will explore the trends in building controls for facility operators moving forward.
    3/15/18, 11a; Click for details
  • Lighting Design Lab - Spring 2018 Lighting Fundamentals. Light and Human Perception – 101: Understand basic elements of human visual systems and non-visual light reactive physiology and Understand how to apply light to direct attention, create mood, and modulate brightness perception. Introduction to Codes and Standards – 107: Identify major aspects of Energy Code Lighting Power Allowances and Know key differences between interior and exterior spaces.
    3/20/18, 1p-5p, Snohomish County PUD Auditorium. Click for details
  • AEE lunch meeting – Utility Rebate and Grant Program Updates. Come join us for lunch at the Smart Building Center to hear about rebate and grant program updates from Puget Sound Energy (PSE), Seattle City Light (SCL), Snohomish County PUD (SnoPUD) and Tacoma Power.
    3/23/18, 11:30a-1p, Smart Buildings Center, 1200 12th Ave. S., Seattle, WA 98114. Click for details


  • Energy Efficiency for Industrial and Commercial HVAC Systems. Information covered in class includes basic analysis of energy used to move fluids with fans and pumps through resistances, energy to change the thermal state of a fluid with heating / cooling / humidity changes, and auxiliary and prime mover losses.

    4/19/18, 7:30a - 4:30p

    Puget Sound Energy, Summit Conference Room, 10885 NE 4th Street, Bellevue, WA 98004
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  • Energy Efficiency of Chiller Water and Cooling Towers:

    Chilled Water Systems: Attendees will learn how technology improvements can reduce energy costs by more than half. Topics include chiller machinery, refrigerant options, the impact of using variable speed for compressors, and system pumps.
    Cooling Tower: course addresses efficiency measures and other issues, including cooling tower sizing vs. energy savings, approach control strategies (efficient fan operation), water treatment (including ozone), water conservation and maintenance.

    9/11 – 9/12/18, 7:30a - 4:30p
    Snohomish County PUD, Commission Room, 2320 California St, Everett, WA 98201
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  • 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.