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Environment, Sustainability & Agriculture

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BOC 1001: Energy Efficient Operation of Building HVAC Systems Non-credit

BOC 1001: Energy Efficient Operation of Building HVAC Systems introduces the new Building Operator Certification Level I curriculum, offered for the first time in 2013.  Gain an overview of the Building Operator Certification program and building systems fundamentals with a…

BOC 1002: Measuring and Benchmarking Energy Performance Non-credit

BOC 1002: Measuring and Benchmarking Energy Performance follows Energy Efficient Operation of Building HVAC Systems in the BOC Level I program.  This module covers how energy is used in commercial buildings and how to identify and prioritize conservation opportunities.  The…

BOC 1003: Efficient Lighting Fundamentals Non-credit

BOC 1003: Efficient Lighting Fundamentals covers lighting fundamentals and the types of lighting for energy efficient lighting systems.   Learn principles of efficient lighting, including evaluation of lighting levels, quality and maintenance, lighting fixture and control technologies, common upgrades, retrofit…

BOC 1004: HVAC Controls Fundamentals Non-credit

BOC 1004: HVAC Controls Fundamentals introduces you to automatic control systems for building mechanical systems and equipment as well as HVAC control sequences and programming.  Learn to target possible inefficiencies in your HVAC system and to evaluate potential problems as…

BOC 1005: Indoor Environmental Quality Non-credit

BOC 1005: Indoor Environmental Quality introduces the basic causes of indoor environmental quality problems and begins to develop a method of diagnosis and solution. Gain an understanding of the dynamic components of indoor environmental quality in relation to source control,…

BOC 1006: Low-Cost Operational Improvements Non-credit

BOC 1006: Common Opportunities for Low-Cost Operational Improvement introduces common opportunities that offer the greatest energy savings potential.  Typical areas and problems associated with different system types and equipment are examined, as well as tools and techniques for identifying opportunities.…

BOC 1007: Facility Electrical Systems Non-credit

Participants will learn basic electrical theory, safety procedures, power distribution, and energy conservation to develop a practical understanding of electricity and its use in commercial facilities. Participants will learn basic troubleshooting in order to effectively work with licensed staff and/or…

Practical Energy Management for Buildings and Facilities Non-credit

Get proactive and reach optimal energy goals! This one-day course offers essential methods, systemic processes, and customizable tools and strategies for optimal energy usage in buildings and facilities, including mitigation of environmental consequences and reduction of operating costs. Learn how to troubleshoot existing…

Retro-Commissioning Non-credit

Retro-commissioning is a process to improve an existing building’s performance. Using a whole-building systems approach, retro-commissioning identifies operational improvements that will increase occupant comfort, save energy, and provide cost savings. The process can be performed alone or with a retrofit…