All posts by Britton Rife

2023 Built Environment Workforce Survey

February 23, 2023

The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) and multiple membership organizations and associations are collaborating on an important survey to better understand the experiences and demograp…Read more

BOC Scholarship Opportunity

November 30, 2022

This scholarship was created in partnership with the Building Operator Certification program and Washington Association of Maintenance and Operations Administrators. WAMOA is an organization of ed…Read more

How to Plan for Commercial Building Retrofits

November 30, 2022

Planning and executing energy-efficient upgrades and retrofits can result in a 35%-65% reduction in energy use. Check out this video where Mike Hatten of Solarc Energy Group sequences energy-efficient…Read more

Seattle Clean Buildings Accelerator Updates

November 15, 2022

The following updates about the Seattle Clean Buildings Accelerator—a no-cost technical support and training program for building owners and operators to meet the requirements of the Washington Clea…Read more

NEEC & SBC Welcome New Team Member

May 23, 2022

The Northwest Energy Efficiency Council (NEEC) and Smart Buildings Center (SBC) are pleased to announce that Mark Willard has joined our team! As Assistant Project Manager, Mark’s primary rol…Read more

Upcoming Lighting Design Lab Courses

May 23, 2022

Energy Management Systems Part 1 Thu, May 26 | 10am-noon | FREE DAY 1 of 2. Getting the most energy savings out of your HVAC requires building systems to be capable of adjustment, such as variable…Read more