With multiple ways to connect, our classes will fit into your schedule and help get you up-to-speed on the latest ways to save energy.
Fall 2017 class overview
Boost the efficiency of your air handling system
This class will help you understand the components of an air handling system and identify ways to reduce energy consumption—including adjusting variable air volume flow control, speed drives, ventilation, economy cycle and more.
Air Handling Systems - 8 a.m. – noon, Sept. 13, Wilsonville
Reduce operating costs through your HVAC system
For many businesses, heating and cooling accounts for 20 to 50 percent of their energy use. Learn how to reduce that number and save big with a free class on HVAC efficiency.
Advanced HVAC Systems - 8 a.m. – noon, Sept. 14, Wilsonville
Motivate your employees to save energy
Employees are crucial partners in achieving your energy reduction goals. Come to this highly interactive class and leave with a plan to effectively engage your employees in sustainability efforts.
Motivate Your Employees to Save Energy - 8 a.m. – noon, Sept. 21, Portland
Learn how to choose the best LED lighting for your future
There are many benefits to switching to LEDs, but it can be hard to know which are right for your facility. This class can help you wade through the options and choose quality, cost-effective products that will stand the test of time. You will also learn when controls and sensors are the right choices for your LED upgrade.
Choosing the Right LED Retrofit and Control System - 8 a.m. – noon, October 3, Salem
Reduce costs and improve worker electrical safety
Help your organization work safely with electrical systems and equipment. Attend this half-day class to learn how to lower costs, improve worker well-being and comply with regulations and mandates.
Electrical Safety Awareness - 8 a.m. – noon, October 10, Wilsonville
Save energy through O&M
Simple changes in the operations and maintenance practices at your facility can help optimize your plant and often produce energy savings of up to 20 percent. This webinar will give you concrete ideas and examples you can implement.
Saving Energy Through Operations & Maintenance - Webinar: 10 – 11 a.m., October 12
NEW! Pinpoint energy waste and save power
How do you know if the equipment in your facility is wasting energy? This workshop will help you determine when it makes sense to monitor the tools you use. You will walk away with a plan and free access to diagnostic tools from the Smart Building Center’s Tool Lending Library—many of which will be demonstrated during the workshop.
Diagnosing Energy Waste - 8 a.m. – noon, October 26, Wilsonville
Discover the top 10 ways to save energy with your compressed air system
A compressed air system can be one of your facility’s largest energy users. Attend this class to learn 10 efficiency concepts you can apply to yours and walk away with an action plan! You’ll work in teams to map the supply and demand sides of your system and identify opportunities to use less power.
Compressed Air Systems - 8 a.m. – noon, Nov. 1, Wilsonville
These are just some of the free classes offered—check out all the topics and enroll online.