Smart Building Center Technical Webinar Series
BOC offers live instructional webinars throughout the year to keep you informed on the latest best practices, trends, and technologies that will help you save energy and run your facility at optimal efficiency. Learn practical solutions to deal with the energy hogs in your building from industry experts.
For the BOC graduate, successful completion of the webinar and accompanying quiz provides 1.5 points towards maintaining your BOC Credential and .15 IACET CEU’s towards the renewal of other industry certifications, certificates and licenses.
Live webinars are one hour from 11am – 12pm Pacific, 1pm – 2pm Central, 2pm – 3pm Eastern. Once broadcast, they are available on demand in recorded format from our webinar library.
2023 Live Webinars
Improving Building Envelope PerformanceApril 19, 2023Hear the latest on the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building Envelope Campaign.
Hear the latest on the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building Envelope Campaign including success stories from partners in the K-12 and healthcare sectors. Presenters will highlight practices and technologies that can be utilized to improve building envelope performance and save energy.
Speakers: Anthony Aldykiewicz, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Rick Dunn, Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance; Kevin Smith, Aeroseal
Achieving Savings with Advanced Lighting TechnologyMay 17, 2023This webinar will cover the latest in lighting technology.
This webinar will cover the latest in lighting technology including human-centric lighting and germicidal ultraviolet (GUV) disinfection technology. A lighting retrofit case study in which significant energy savings were achieved will also be shared.
Speakers: Scott Jenkins, Planled; Gabe Arnold, PNNL
Moderator: Kurt Nielsen, Illuminating Engineering Society
Distributed Energy Resources & ResiliencySeptember 20, 2023Learn about the applications and benefits of Distributed Energy Resources technologies in commercial and multifamily buildings.
Distributed energy resources, including onsite renewables, electric vehicles, and battery storage, will play a critical role in the shift to a clean and resilient energy system. Presenters will discuss applications and benefits of these technologies in commercial and multifamily buildings, including DER integration in building retrofit projects.
Speakers: Diana Burk, New Buildings Institute; Carlos Velazquez, Interstate Renewable Energy Council
Opportunities to Optimize Performance through Digital Twin TechnologyOctober 18, 2023Learn about how digital twin technology can help optimize building performance and operations.
Learn about how digital twin technology can help optimize building performance and operations in both new and existing buildings. Presenters will discuss how interacting with live Internet of Things (IoT) data can generate actionable insights for building operators.
Speaker: Rick Szcodronski, Willow
Moderator: Kevin Fish, Strategic Energy Group
2023 Recorded Webinars
The Electrification Transformation
This webinar will examine the role of building electrification in the clean energy economy and explore how electrification programs, strategies, and technologies can make an impact in your building. Presenters will highlight an innovative “Eco-District” that uses a centralized plant to provide energy to multiple buildings. (Recorded Feb 22, 2023)
Speakers: Mike Kowalick, Edo; Seth Davis, McKinstry
Moderator: Steve Abercrombie, South Seattle CollegeRegister
Benefits of Heat Pumps & Variable Refrigerant Flow Systems
Learn about heat pump and variable refrigerant flow system applications for new and existing buildings and how these technologies can help accelerate the transition to building electrification. Presenters will discuss strategies that can improve the return on investment for these projects and the necessary skill sets for building operators to manage these technologies in their facilities. (Recorded Mar 22, 2023)
Speakers: Kevin Frost, Slipstream; James Pentz, Hargis
Moderator: Jared Robillard, HargisRegister