Boost your knowledge with Energy Trust’s continuing education opportunities and special training events. Trainings include real-world examples, case studies, and detailed technical information presented by experts from the fields of architecture, engineering, construction and development, as well as specialists in a variety of building types and market sectors. Attendees may be eligible for continuing education units, CEUs.
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About Our Trainings and Events
Allies For Efficiency
Allies for Efficiency is a series of inspirational trainings that highlight a high-performance building case study and feature in-depth presentations from building designers, consultants, contractors, engineers and building owners. These presentations include on-site presentations and tours at high-performance buildings located throughout the state.
Building Energy Simulation Forum
The Building Energy Simulation Forum offers designers, engineers and energy analysts a platform for discussing and sharing knowledge on topics related to building simulation, energy analysis and modeling.
Special Events and Technical Trainings
Energy Trust offers a variety of additional special training events and workshops for a commercial construction audience.
Building Operator Certification
Building Operator Certification, BOC, is a professional development program offered by Northwest Water & Energy Education Institute, NWEEI, that can help deliver sustained energy savings, lower operating costs and improve occupant comfort.
Energy Trust provides an incentive of up to $600 per BOC-certified building operator to help with the cost of obtaining Level 1 or Level II BOC certification through NWEEI. The building operator must be regularly working in a commercial, institutional or governmental building served by Portland General Electric, Pacific Power, NW Natural, Cascade Natural Gas or Avista.
Complete and submit a BOC Incentive Application (Form 125T – PDF | Doc) within 90http://www.energytrust.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/BE_FM0125T.docm days of the listed employee’s BOC certification date.
Read the Building Operator Certification fact sheet to learn more.
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