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.

Light Sources & Luminaires

Virtual/Online

This class will review existing legacy as well as modern LED light sources and luminaires. Participants will learn the major characteristics of modern LED light sources and luminaires and how to effectively select and specify them for projects. This class will be suitable for newer lighting practitioners including designers, contractors, architects, engineers, building operators, sales […]

Free

Recurring

21 Acres Virtual Green Building Tour

Virtual/Online

Join us for a Green Building Energy Tour at 21 Acres, held every third Saturday of the month at 11:00 a.m. Get a behind the scenes look at the tools and technologies that 21 Acres’ LEED Platinum-certified building uses to ensure operational efficiencies. Understand real connections between clean energy, water, and food, and how they […]

Free

Commercial HPWH: Engineering Deep Dive Part 2

Virtual/Online

This course introduces the engineering fundamentals of central heat pump water heater systems and evaluates important design considerations, while also presenting the current landscape of market delivery, product availability and refrigerant technologies.

Free
Recurring

21 Acres Virtual Green Building Tour

Virtual/Online

Join us for a Green Building Energy Tour at 21 Acres, held every third Saturday of the month at 11:00 a.m. Get a behind the scenes look at the tools and technologies that 21 Acres’ LEED Platinum-certified building uses to ensure operational efficiencies. Understand real connections between clean energy, water, and food, and how they […]

Free

Planning for the Future: New and Improved Pandemic Protocols

Virtual/Online

As building owners and operators reflect on the pandemic, organizations are making plans to increase preparedness, improve resilience, and enact responsive building operations that can reduce energy and scale occupancy. Improving operations during periods of low occupancy, such as temporarily decommissioning buildings, can reduce energy consumption and help building owners avoid unnecessary costs. Learn from […]

Free

The Future of Building Occupancy

Virtual/Online

Safety, Efficiency and Sustainability in a Post-COVID World The Smart Buildings Center invites you to attend this important discussion on the future of building occupancy. As you may or may not know, the #1 emitter of greenhouse gas emissions is not industry or transportation, its buildings, representing 39% of all global GhG. Furthermore, almost 75% of those […]

Free

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

Virtual/Online

DAY 1 OF 4: This course 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 related to how these efficient systems interact with other building systems, this session will highlight essential maintenance practices, important control considerations […]

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

Virtual/Online

DAY 2 OF 4: This course 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 related to how these efficient systems interact with other building systems, this session will highlight essential maintenance practices, important control considerations […]

Free

2021 LIGHTFAIR® International Post-Show Webinar

Virtual/Online

LIGHTFAIR® International is the industry event where everyone--from huge conglomerates to small tech-firm startups--come to display innovative new ideas that are changing how we illuminate and connect to the world around us. Following LIGHTFAIR® 2021, the Lighting Design Lab and Smart Buildings Center are partnering to bring you post-conference analysis and information exchange! Bring us your questions and be […]

Free

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

Virtual/Online

DAY 3 OF 4: This course 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 related to how these efficient systems interact with other building systems, this session will highlight essential maintenance practices, important control considerations […]

Free

Understanding the Washington Clean Buildings Standard

Virtual/Online

The Clean Buildings Act of 2019 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. […]

Free

Building Decarbonization and the Future of Washington State

Virtual/Online

November 16, 2021 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Register Join the Puget Sound ASHRAE Government Affairs Committee and Washington Society of Professional Engineers for a panel discussion on decarbonization in Washington State. What comes to mind when you think about the word “decarbonization”? Most might immediately picture the electric vehicle and the transportation sector. But what about […]

Free

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

Virtual/Online

DAY 4 OF 4: This course 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 related to how these efficient systems interact with other building systems, this session will highlight essential maintenance practices, important control considerations […]

Free

Understanding the Washington Clean Buildings Standard

Virtual/Online

The Clean Buildings Act of 2019 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. […]

Free
Recurring

21 Acres Virtual Green Building Tour

Virtual/Online

Join us for a Green Building Energy Tour at 21 Acres, held every third Saturday of the month at 11:00 a.m. Get a behind the scenes look at the tools and technologies that 21 Acres’ LEED Platinum-certified building uses to ensure operational efficiencies. Understand real connections between clean energy, water, and food, and how they […]

Free

Rebuilding as a Community in K-12 Schools: COVID and Beyond

Virtual/Online

In this interactive webinar sponsored by Puget Sound Energy and hosted by Smart Buildings Center, panelists with expertise in Strategic Energy Management (SEM) in K-12 schools will discuss their lessons learned in navigating the challenges of operating their buildings safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. They’ll also share insights for moving forward with a re-focus on […]

Free

Whole Building Approaches for Efficiency and Electrification

Virtual/Online

This one-hour webinar will highlight opportunities for addressing building energy use in new and existing buildings through increased efficiency and electrification. The webinar will begin with a preview of the draft ENERGY STAR Residential New Construction Label coming in 2022. This will be followed by an overview of Home Upgrade with ENERGY STAR, which creates […]

Free

Assessing and Reducing Embodied Carbon

Virtual/Online

Building materials and construction represent 11% of global CO2 emissions. In this webinar, move from theoretical assessment and reduction to practice as panelists share real-world examples of tackling embodied carbon. Join us as we explore life-cycle assessments and building design and renovation to reduce CO2 emissions.

Free

Roadmap to 50% Carbon Reductions in Multifamily Housing

Virtual/Online

As more multifamily housing providers begin to develop decarbonization goals, it’s time for a conversation on strategies to break down barriers. During this webinar, take a deeper dive into the challenges and opportunities for reducing carbon in multifamily buildings, and how multifamily organizations can begin to set goals and plan strategies.

Free
Recurring

21 Acres Virtual Green Building Tour

Virtual/Online

Join us for a Green Building Energy Tour at 21 Acres, held every third Saturday of the month at 11:00 a.m. Get a behind the scenes look at the tools and technologies that 21 Acres’ LEED Platinum-certified building uses to ensure operational efficiencies. Understand real connections between clean energy, water, and food, and how they […]

Free

Puget Sound EnergyThe Remote Learning Calendar is sponsored by Puget Sound Energy.

If you’re a Puget Sound Energy Commercial Strategic Energy Management customer, check with your PSE Energy Management Engineer for discounted rates to Building Operator Certification events.