Business Solutions: Education and Training

Building operation education courses can help improve energy efficiency knowledge, the basic understanding of optimizing the controls of a building and how to implement changes to create a comfortable, energy-efficient, and environmentally friendly space. Some training courses can also count towards professional certifications such as the Building Operator Certification, LEED certification and others.

SMECO offers pre-approved applicants financial incentives that cover 80 percent of enrollment costs or up to a maximum of $1,000 per course, whichever is less, for approved building operator and maintenance training.

Building Operator Education

SMECO offers financial incentives to help cover the cost for approved building operation and maintenance education courses. The incentives cover a percentage of training course(s) enrollment fees or tuition and are distributed upon course completion.

Business Solutions Service Provider Training

SMECO is pleased to partner with local Service Providers to promote energy efficiency services to our business customers. Service Providers help raise awareness of our energy efficiency programs and inform customers about the opportunities and incentives available.

For more information, please call 1-866-235-6044

Building Tune-Up Service Provider Training

The SMECO Building Tune-up Program offers financial incentives to identify and implement relatively low-cost operational and maintenance improvements to existing buildings. The building tune-up process monitors, troubleshoots and adjusts electrical, mechanical and control systems to optimize energy performance. The financial incentives cover up to 75% of service costs, with a per-project cap of $15,000 for small buildings or $30,000 for large buildings.

Technical Bulletins

SMECO is pleased to provide quarterly technical bulletins that provide safety and programmatic tips for conducting field audits and successful inspections of your energy efficiency projects.

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EmPOWER Maryland programs are funded by a charge on your energy bill. EmPOWER programs can help you reduce your energy consumption and save you money. Learn more about EmPOWER and how you can participate.

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