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Training Opportunities & Resources

April

  • Compressed Air Challenge – Level 2, Advanced Management of Compressed Air Systems. Optimizing your compressed air systems can lead to higher productivity, energy savings, increased product quality and greater efficiency. This advanced training teaches you to develop a system profile and address point-of-use issues, including determining actual air quality requirements and investigating and reducing highest point-of-use pressure requirements. Registration fee: $199. Tacoma, WA.
    4/5 - 4/6, 8:30a-4:30p, click for details.
  • BOC Webinar: Building Envelope Leakage/Infiltration – Air, Moisture and the Problems They Cause. Often building problems related to moisture and air leakage/infiltration manifest themselves in occupant discomfort and indoor air complaints, stained or cupped ceiling tile issues adding to building operations staff workload. The integrity of the building envelope and the operation of the HVAC systems are critical to understanding how these moisture related intrusions occur and the root cause of these types of problems.
    4/18, 11a PST, click for details.

May

  • BOC Webinar: Troubleshooting Common Air Handler Problems. Air handlers may be among the simplest pieces of equipment that HVAC technicians and operating engineers deal with. However, nothing in the field is ever as simple as it seems. A malfunctioning air handler can cause huge comfort and energy efficiency problems for building owners and occupants. Understanding the most common problems with air handlers can be a good starting point for addressing the problem and making the repair.
    5/17, 11a PST, click for details.
  • 2017 Powerful Business Energy Conference. Essential energy-related ideas and operating tips will be taught in a series of three tracks designed for commercial building owners and managers, building operations and engineering staff, architects, consulting engineers, property developers, and other parties interested in cost effective opportunities in commercial energy efficiency.

    5/25, 8a–4p, Lynnwood Convention Center, 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