Training

Training Workshops

Training

As a Consumers Energy Trade Ally, you can tap into today’s growing demand for energy efficient products and services. Trade allies are essential in helping our commercial and industrial customers obtain money-saving rebates and improve the energy efficiency of their businesses.

Our Training Center can be your ‘go-to’ resource for business energy efficiency information, advice and technical training. Regularly scheduled courses specialize in energy efficiency knowledge that can make a difference in your bottom line.

On Demand Trainings:

Industrial Energy Management (IEM):

This 3 minute video provides an overview of this offering and which customer qualifies to receive an IEM audit and the benefits associated with engaging and adding and energy management system.

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Retro-Commissioning (RCx):

This 14 minute video provides an overview of the three offerings under the Retro-Commissioning umbrella. Learn which customers qualify for each offering and the benefits associated with engaging with the retro-commissioning team.

Upcoming Trade Ally Trainings:

Trade Ally Orientation: Commercial and Industrial Programs

Thursday, August 5 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Get an overview of our programs. You and your team will learn the process of efficiently filling out and submitting a project rebate application and be introduced to resources for your business to help generate more projects.

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Network Lighting Controls (NLC) for Buildings

Thursday, August 12, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

Join Doug Lafever from Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance to learn how you can save energy and money with energy efficiency upgrades.

Topics covered:

  • How NLC is more than conventional lighting control.
  • List of retrofit concerns before choosing NLC.
  • BACnet interoperability of NLC products.
  • The ROI and non-monetary value of NLC.

 

Upcoming Customer Trainings:

BOC JUNE  2021 – ONLINE LEVEL I

Classes are held online from 9 am to 12 pm each day. Access to a computer is required. 

DATES

June 30-July 1, 2021Energy Efficient Operation of Building HVAC Systems Day 1
July 7-8, 2021Energy Efficient Operation of Building HVAC Systems Day 2
July 21-22, 2021Measuring and Benchmarking Energy Performance
August 4-5, 2021Efficient Lighting Fundamentals
August 18-19, 2021HVAC Controls Fundamentals
September 1-2, 2021Indoor Environmental Quality
September 15-16, 2021Low-Cost Operational Improvement
September 29-30, 2021Operation and Maintenance Practices for Sustainable Buildings

 

 

BOC September  2021 – ONLINE LEVEL II

Classes are held online from 9 am to 12 pm each day. Access to a computer is required. 

DATES

September 8-9, 2021Building Scoping for Operational Improvements – Day I
September 22-23, 2021Building Scoping for Operational Improvements – Day 2
October 6-7, 2021Optimizing HVAC Controls for Energy Efficiency 
October 20-21, 2021Introduction to Building Commissioning 
November 3-4, 2021Water Efficiency for Building Operators 
November 17-18, 2021Enhanced Automation and Demand Reduction 
December 1-2, 2021Project Peer Exchange: Present Your Final Report

CONSUMERS ENERGY SUPPLEMENTAL CLASSES

Wed-Thurs, Aug. 25-26, 2021High Performance Heating and Cooling Equipment and Energy Savings through Energy Recovery 
Wed-Thurs, Oct. 27-28, 2021Smart Building Fundamentals 
Wed-Thurs, Dec. 15-16, 2021Introduction to Building Commissioning
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Reap the benefits of a Consumers Energy Trade Ally! Complete and return an application using the link below. Once we have reviewed and verified your application, we’ll post your company contact information on the Consumers Energy Find a Contractor and Find a Distributor pages.