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Have you completed an innovative facilities-related project that you are excited to share with others? Wouldn’t it be great to be recognized by your peers and win some cool prizes for that project?

Applications are now being accepted for the EFC Innovations Award. This award is presented each year at the annual Energy/Facilities Connections Conference and is co-sponsored by the WSU Plant Operations Consortium and the Building Operator Certification Program at the Northwest Energy Efficiency Council. The submission form is simple to fill out online by just answering a few questions about what made your project unique. Submission deadline is Friday, March 29.

Winners of the EFC Innovations Award will receive:

  • A trophy
  • One free registration for the 2019 Energy/Facilities Connections Conference ($350 value for Consortium members; $595 value for non-members);
  • One free full-course registration in the Building Operator Certification course ($1,895 value, choose from any WA locations);
  • Free webinar registration to a six-part year-round series offering CEUs ($300 value) courtesy of Building Operator Certification Program;
  • A data logger and logger software ($200 value), courtesy of the Building Operator Certification Program

Here’s what one of the 2018 Innovation Award winners had to say about winning the award and his experience at the Energy/Facilities Connections Conference:

“Winning the EFC Innovations Award provided me with the opportunity to attend the Energy/Facilities Connections Conference and learn more about this dynamic industry that we are involved in. Along with educational seminars and mixers the conference gave me a chance to confer with many experts and peers in the field and I also  got a chance to see what’s up ahead using new tools that can assist in my maintenance routine.”

William Garza,
Lead Building Technician
City of Kenmore, WA

Visit the Plant Operations Consortium website and submit your application for the 2019 EFC Innovations Award today!

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