Remote Learning Calendar

This calendar is intended to serve as a resource for those interested in remote learning events related to commercial energy and facilities management. Submit your event. All submissions moderated by SBC.

Glass Half-Full: How Water Reduction Supports Resiliency, Cost Savings, and Occupant Health

Virtual/Online

Since 2015, Better Buildings and Better Plants partners have showcased how water management can reduce cost, energy, and environmental impact, saving more than 10 billion gallons. However, additional benefits can include more efficient operations, improved occupant health and wellness, and increased resiliency. Join partners from multiple sectors to learn how they've realized the many benefits […]

Free

Commercial HPWH: Engineering Deep Dive Part 1

Virtual/Online

This course explores how to successfully design and engineer a central heat pump water heating system using commercial equipment. It explores how commercial HPWH systems meet the requirements of new state and local policies and building codes, and it presents the significant energy savings of these efficient domestic hot water systems. This course introduces the […]

Free

Commercial HPWH: Engineering Deep Dive Part 2

Virtual/Online

**Day 2 of this 2-day course** This course explores how to successfully design and engineer a central heat pump water heating system using commercial equipment. It explores how commercial HPWH systems meet the requirements of new state and local policies and building codes, and it presents the significant energy savings of these efficient domestic hot […]

Free

Tools for Modeling the 2018 SEC and WSEC

Virtual/Online

This course highlights the energy modeling requirements for Seattle and Washington State 2018 energy code compliance as well as ASHRAE 90.1 Appendix G – the new modeling standard. Seattle and Washington specific compliance tools have been developed by the DOE to help designers and reviewers apply the new standard. A brief demo of these tools […]

Free

Meeting Water & Energy-Saving Goals in King County: Sustainable Energy Solutions & Innovative Financing Options

Virtual/Online

The Northwest Energy Efficiency Council and Smart Buildings Center invite King County building owners, managers, financers, and decision makers to attend and hear from King County and Seattle Public Utilities representatives about sustainable energy solutions and innovative financing options to help you meet your water and energy-saving goals. Webinar speakers and topics will include: Morgan […]

Free

Commercial HPWH: Design, Operations & Maintenance Deep Dive Part 1

Virtual/Online

**Day 1 of this 4-day course. Each day has a seperate registration** Energy efficient commercial HPWH systems for the multifamily and commercial sector are gaining traction. This session dives deep into the science, technology, design and implementation of successful CHPWH systems. In addition to presenting available products, identifying key design challenges and exploring the fundamental […]

Free

Understanding the WA Clean Buildings Standard

Virtual/Online

The Clean Buildings Standard is one measure Washington State is taking to improve building operational efficiency. Propelling buildings to targeted energy use intensity by building type and size, all commercial buildings over 50,000 sf will need to comply by 2028 (220,000 sf by 2026), and then maintain compliance or be subject to penalties. UMC, Hargis […]

Free

New Year, New Tech: Advancements in Windows, HVAC, and Lighting Your Business

Virtual/Online

BetterBricks and IFMA invite you to learn about the latest advancements in windows, HVAC and lighting that can improve your building’s health and safety, and occupant comfort and wellness, while delivering significant savings on your energy bills. Our systems experts will present on recent research and pilot findings for a variety of technologies and solutions, […]

Strategic Energy Management in Higher Education Facilities: COVID and Beyond

Virtual/Online

January 26, 2022 1-2 pm PT REGISTER Smart Buildings Center is excited to announce the next event in our ongoing series of Commercial Strategic Energy Management (CSEM) webinars, produced in partnership with Puget Sound Energy. In this interactive webinar, panelists with expertise in strategic energy management (SEM) in higher education facilities will discuss their lessons […]

Free

Commercial HPWH: Design, Operations & Maintenance Deep Dive Part 2

Virtual/Online

**Day 2 of this 4-day course. Each day has a seperate registration**Energy efficient commercial HPWH systems for the multifamily and commercial sector are gaining traction. This session dives deep into the science, technology, design and implementation of successful CHPWH systems. In addition to presenting available products, identifying key design challenges and exploring the fundamental concepts […]

Free

Commercial HPWH: Design, Operations & Maintenance Deep Dive Part 3

Virtual/Online

**Day 3 of this 4-day course. Each day has a seperate registration**Energy efficient commercial HPWH systems for the multifamily and commercial sector are gaining traction. This session dives deep into the science, technology, design and implementation of successful CHPWH systems. In addition to presenting available products, identifying key design challenges and exploring the fundamental concepts […]

Free

Commercial HPWH: Design, Operations & Maintenance Deep Dive Part 4

Virtual/Online

**Day 4 of this 4-day course. Each day has a seperate registration** Energy efficient commercial HPWH systems for the multifamily and commercial sector are gaining traction. This session dives deep into the science, technology, design and implementation of successful CHPWH systems. In addition to presenting available products, identifying key design challenges and exploring the fundamental […]

Free
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SBC Executive Forum: Building Electrification & Grid-Interactive Efficient Buildings

Virtual/Online

Certainly, increasing building electrification (BE) is a critical step toward decarbonization of the built environment. The specific steps to achieve BE are somewhat less certain. Replacing carbon-emitting fossil fuel appliances with clean electric sources is the easy answer, but as usual there are lots of complexities in making this happen in both commercial and residential […]

Free

Introduction to Central Systems for Heat Pump Water Heating (Part 1): The Whys and Hows of Heat Pump Water Heater Systems for Multifamily and Commercial Applications

Virtual/Online

This course will explore the policy drivers that are pushing the integration of central heat pump water heating systems and highlight the economic, energy, and environmental advantages of heat pump water heater systems for commercial and multifamily projects. It will also discuss successful projects and case studies, while outlining which applications have the best opportunities […]

Free
Recurring

SBC Executive Forum: Building Electrification & Grid-Interactive Efficient Buildings

Virtual/Online

Certainly, increasing building electrification (BE) is a critical step toward decarbonization of the built environment. The specific steps to achieve BE are somewhat less certain. Replacing carbon-emitting fossil fuel appliances with clean electric sources is the easy answer, but as usual there are lots of complexities in making this happen in both commercial and residential […]

Free

Introduction to Central Systems for Heat Pump Water Heating (Part 2): How to Select and Design a Heat Pump Water Heater System in Your Next Multifamily or Commercial Project

Virtual/Online

This course provides an overview of key central system design considerations. It explores the different system components, including next generation refrigerants, and gives an update on the status and evolution of available plug-n-play commercial equipment. Lastly, it walks through the Ecosizer tool available to properly size central heat pump systems. Audience: This class is intended […]

Free

Energy Reduction Opportunities in Industrial Dust Collection Systems

Virtual/Online

It’s one thing to control your dirty air from manufacturing processes, it’s another to do it intelligently! Modern industrial dust and fume collection systems typically lack the controls and monitoring needed to be truly energy efficient. In this webinar, our expert presenters will help you understand your dust collection system and give you the tools you […]

Free

Smart Building Summit

Virtual/Online

Hear from building and technology experts about integrated, high-performance buildings. On May 11 and 12, participate in the first Smart Building Summit, hosted by USGBC's Pacific region communities. This event will bring together diverse players to discuss the optimization of the design and operation of integrated, high-performance buildings. Join industry leaders in exploring opportunities to advance […]

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