Commercial/Industrial Training

Keeping up with the latest in commercial and industrial energy efficiency measures and processes is important. We host and support a variety of in-person and online training opportunities. Contact us at 208-388-5099 or training@idahopower.com to learn more.

Idaho Power Online Trainings

Industrial Refrigeration Best Practices Online Training
March 16-18, 2021
8 to 11 a.m. MST
Participants should plan to attend each day via WebEx (link will be provided).

This three-day series focuses on industrial refrigeration compressors, condensers and evaporators. Attendees will learn how refrigeration systems use energy and can be adjusted to improve efficiency.

Key Learning Objectives
Compressors

  • Recall the role of compressors and the impact of lift and part load operation
  • Evaluate compressor operation and identify potential energy penalties

Condensers

  • Recall the role of condensers and their impact on compressor power
  • Recall the value of wet condensing, fan VFDs, water treatment and regular inspections

Evaporators

  • Recall the role of evaporators and their impact on system performance
  • Identify the causes of poorly performing evaporators
  • Perform adjustments to defrost for improved cooling and reduced energy use

Who Should Attend?

  • Refrigeration operators and chief engineers
  • Maintenance engineers
  • Managers, executives, system/process engineers
  • Energy efficiency professionals and utility staff

This class is free for Idaho Power customers. Continuing education credits from the Idaho Electrical Board are available. View the event flyer to learn more. Please register by March 10. To register, email training@idahopower.com with your name, title, company and mailing address. Training worksheets will be distributed upon registration and the presentation slides will be distributed via email after the training.

2021 Tentative Idaho Power Online Training Schedule

  • April 20-21: Motors
  • May 18-19: VFDs
  • June 15-16: Intro to Unitary HVAC
  • June 22-23: Advanced Unitary HVAC
  • Aug. 3-5: Pumping
  • Sept. 15-16: Fans
  • Oct. 12-13: HVAC Controls

Online Wastewater Training

Controlling Activated Sludge
Wednesday, March 10
1 to 3 p.m.
0.2 CEUs Relevancy: Wastewater Professionals

Presenter: Eric Wahlberg, author of Activated Sludge Wastewater Treatment, Process Control & Optimization for the Operations Professional

This course presents a wastewater operator focused overview of controlling activate sludge wastewater treatment plants, with the goal of improving sludge quality and energy performance. We recommend you attend Activated Sludge Basics if you plan to attend this course.

To register, email Kim Reed.

Denitrification and Bio-P
Wednesday, March 17
1 to 3 p.m.
0.2 CEUs Relevancy: Wastewater Professionals

Presenter: Eric Wahlberg, author of Activated Sludge Wastewater Treatment, Process Control & Optimization for the Operations Professional

This course presents a wastewater operator focused Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR) overview to help participants understand nitrogen and phosphorus removal mechanisms, with the goal of improving sludge quality, water quality, and energy performance. We recommend you attend Activated Sludge Basics if you plan to attend this course.

To register, email Kim Reed.

Additional Online Training Opportunities

Idaho Energy Code Collaborative (IECC) Training
The IECC will host free webinars throughout the month of March focused on IECC Residential, IECC Commercial, Air Balance Certification Training and Residential Review for Permit Techs. See the event flyer for additional details and registration information.

Lighting Design Lab Training
The Lighting Design Lab regularly offers a variety of online training courses.

NXT Level Lighting
Comprehensive lighting training for individuals who work in the commercial/industrial lighting retrofit market. NXT Level helps individuals to better design, sell and install advanced retrofit projects to fit their customer’s needs. Individuals and companies who apply may be eligible to earn the NXT Level designation and be listed on NXT Level’s Designation List. The online training covers lighting concepts, technologies, economics, sales techniques, codes and utility programs. Training takes 8 to 12 hours to complete and can earn you 8 CEUs.

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