Smart Buildings 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.

2024 Live Webinars

2024 Recorded Webinars

  • Exploring the Versatile Applications of Building Automation Systems (BAS)

    This webinar will cover the myriad uses of Building Automation Systems (BAS) and how this technology is transforming the landscape of building operations. From optimizing energy efficiency to ensuring occupant comfort, BAS plays a pivotal role in streamlining operations and enhancing overall building performance. Speakers will provide real-world examples showcasing how BAS can effectively schedule and control diverse building operations. Gain valuable insights into how BAS serves as a comprehensive repository of critical data, offering a wealth of information on historical building performance, environmental conditions, and occupancy trends. (Recorded Feb 21, 2024)

    Speakers: Michelle Shadpour, SC ENGINEERS; Andreas Winardi, Noresco/Carrier Corporation; Chirag Parikh, Automated Logic/Carrier Corporation

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    Fee: $59

  • Refrigerants' Role in the Decarbonization Movement


    Electrification efforts are driving heat pump installations and as a result the use of refrigerants is increasing. Refrigerants, which can cause climate and environmental harm, need to be optimized for cleanliness and performance to meet decarbonization goals. Speakers will discuss the EPA’s hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) phasedown and how this regulation will affect refrigeration and space conditioning practices in commercial buildings. (Recorded Mar 20, 2024)

    Speakers: Michael Deru, National Renewable Energy Laboratory; Elliott Zimmermann, Seattle City Light

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    Fee: $59

  • Driving Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

    As more individual and fleet vehicles become all-electric, the demand for EV charging infrastructure will continue to increase. This webinar will address common challenges and considerations for building operators, managers, and owners as they look to install electric vehicle charging infrastructure at their facilities. Speakers will discuss funding opportunities, best practices, and lessons learned. (Recorded Apr 17, 2024)

    Speakers:Sarah Fischer, ICF; Jay Donnaway, Tacoma Power

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    Fee: $59

  • Realizing the Benefits of Demand Flexibility, Response & Management

    This webinar will explore the relationships between demand flexibility, demand response, and demand management. Speakers will discuss strategies and technologies that enable facilities staff to determine and control when and how a building is using energy to optimize performance and lower operating costs. (Recorded May 15, 2024)

    Speakers: Derek Kirchner, TRC Companies; , Edo

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    Fee: $59