Taking building energy efficiency to the next level
EE is smart business and a key driver of economic prosperity for the Pacific Northwest. At Smart Buildings Center we’re exploring new energy data analytics and visualization techniques to advance energy efficiency. Our mission is to accelerate the adoption and commercialization of smart building technologies and practices through education and demonstration.
Building operators and engineers can borrow hi-tech meters and more.
Our space, in Seattle’s Pacific Tower, is available for meetings, events, and trainings.
Building Operator Certification program, Remote Learning Calendar and Library of webinars for building operators and managers.
New ways of viewing data available with today's advanced energy monitoring tools. Smart + efficient is good business.
Smart Buildings Week 2020
In place of the planned in-person Smart Buildings Exchange 2020 event, we hosted Virtual Smart Buildings Week September 14-18, 2020. Each day during the lunch hour, a virtual session crafted from key topics and speaker commitments for our planned in-person event featured a lively and interactive panel discussion.
The Edge in Amsterdam, long considered the smartest building in the world, has become the first to be accredited with a platinum award from the organization, Smart Building Certification. With integrated systems, every aspect of a building can potentially be controlled to maximize its performance, reduce energy consumption, and provide the most comfortable conditions for its inhabitants. By adding access controls, fire detection and systems for communication, responsive systems technology is increasingly being used to improve levels of security within facilities. Enhanced […]Read More
TOOL LENDING LIBRARY
Sunfresh Foods Inc. is a small, locally owned company based in Seattle that has coined the term “Freezerves” to describe their signature freezer jam product. The Sunfresh processing facility is an approx. 10,000 sq. ft. pre-fab concrete building built in the 1970s. Sunfresh wanted to reduce their high electricity bills and identified their extremely inefficient refrigeration systems as the biggest opportunity for improvement. Before beginning the project, they reached out to the Energy Conservation Program at Seattle City Light (the […]Read More