Building Operator Education

Turn Employees Into Experts

To optimize energy efficiency, a building operator must understand the complexities of interdependent building systems—HVAC motors, frequency drives, lighting—and how they work together.

Building operator education courses provide the tools and knowledge necessary to keep your building running at its cost-efficient, energy-efficient best.

Incentives covering up to a maximum of $1,000 per course make signing up an easy decision.

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Available Courses

July24

to

July
25

Energy Management Professional (EMP) Virtual Seminar
August05
The Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part II
August19
Fundamentals of Energy-Efficient Building Operations
August05
The Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part II
August19
Fundamentals of Energy-Efficient Building Operations
September18
Building Operator Certification (BOC)
September26
Building Re-tuning (BRT)
October01
The Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part I
October02

to

October
03

Virtual Operations & Maintenance Training
October21
Energy Savings M&V Fundamentals and IPMVP (PMVA Certification Preparatory)
November06

to

November
07

Energy Management Professional (EMP) Virtual Seminar
November07
Fundamentals of Energy-Efficient Building Operations
December03
Energy Savings M&V Fundamentals and IPMVP (PMVA Certification Preparatory)
Self-Paced
The Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part I
Self-Paced
The Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part II
Self-Paced
Air Handling, Water Treatment, and Plumbing Systems
Self-Paced
Energy Management and Controls
Self-Paced
Refrigeration Systems and Accessories
Self-Paced
Electrical Systems and Illumination
Self-Paced
High Performance Sustainable Building Principles
Self-Paced
High-Performance Sustainable Building Practices
Self-Paced
High-Performance Sustainable Building Investments
Self-Paced
Fundamentals of Facilities Management
Self-Paced
High-Performance Sustainable Buildings: HVAC Optimization
Self-Paced
Boilers, Heating Systems, and Applied Mathematics
On Demand
Energy Savings M&V Fundamentals and IPMVP (PMVA Certification)
On Demand
On-Demand CxA Workshop
Cert
Energy Management Professional (EMP)
Cert
Certified Commissioning Authority (CxA)
On Demand
Energy Management Professional On-Demand Seminar
BOMI International

BOMI International

  • The Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part I
  • The Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part II
  • Air Handling, Water Treatment, and Plumbing Systems
  • Energy Management and Controls
  • Refrigeration Systems and Accessories
  • Electrical Systems and Illumination
  • High-Performance Sustainable Building Principles
  • High-Performance Sustainable Building Practices
  • High-Performance Sustainable Building Investments
  • High-Performance Sustainable Building: HVAC Optimization
  • Fundamentals of Facilities Management
  • Boilers, Heating Systems, and Applied Mathematics
Clean Energy Center

Clean Energy Center

  • Building Operator Certification® Level I
  • Building Operator Certification® Level II
  • Fundamentals of Energy Efficient Building Operations
  • Commercial Building Re-Tuning

Ready to Learn?

Follow the steps below to apply for your incentive.

    • Determine which training you want to take.
      • Choose one or more courses from the list of approved options.
      • Or, you can propose a course or certification not currently offered. Submit the course information and all necessary documentation to SMECO at SMECO.Business@icf.com. Pre-approval is required. Please allow approximately 10 business days to receive notice of course eligibility.*
    • Complete the online BOE incentive application and submit it along with all the necessary information. SMECO will review your eligibility to participate.
    • After you’re approved, you may attend the courses.
    • Within 30 days of completing the courses, submit the invoice and provide a copy of the certificate of completion or other documentation from the instructor, organization, school, or company administering the course.
    • Once SMECO receives all necessary documentation, an incentive payment will be processed. Payment typically occurs 6–8 weeks after final approval.
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*Only courses with a concentration on electrical energy conservation within buildings are eligible for incentives; those focusing on energy sources such as gas or water conservation are not. Courses may be offered outside the local area.

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Questions?

Get answers. Call 877-818-4094 for more information or email business@SMECO.coop.

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