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Example Training Projects

 

NYSERDA supports a variety of projects across the state providing training and experience to both new and existing workers in clean energy industries though several funding opportunities, including:

  • PON 3981 – Energy Efficiency and Clean Technology Training Program
  • PON 4463 – Career Pathways Training Partnerships for High-Efficiency HVAC and Heat Pumps
  • PON 3715 – Building Operations and Maintenance Program
  • PON 4595 – Offshore Wind Training and Skills Development

These initiatives are designed to ensure that New York energy efficiency and clean technology businesses have an adequate supply of new and existing workers with the necessary occupational skills, credentials, and experience to participate in the clean energy economy.

The example training projects highlighted below illustrate the variety of technology areas, the mix of training providers, and the types of training program formats funded through NYSERDA Workforce Development programs.

 

Project Name Primary Organization Partners Projected Target to be Trained Description
Energy Bootcamp Green City Force Solar One, Soulful Synergy 45 Green City Force (GCF) is developing an Energy Bootcamp for graduates (ages 18-24) of its AmeriCorps workforce preparedness program. The training is based on a "pre-apprenticeship" framework, offering exposure, basic foundation training and hands-on experience as well as a direct connection to industry for full-time employment. The Energy Bootcamp prepares participants for residential energy efficiency retrofits serving low-to-moderate income families and builds on its Green Building Professional (GPRO) certification as well as its ROOTS of Success environmental literacy program. Bootcamp graduates have the opportunity to move on to more advanced technical trainings and/or gain employment with GCF's energy service partner companies, including Franklin Energy, Ameresco, and Constellation.
Energy Efficient Lighting Training Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute N/A 555 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Lighting Research Center is creating a training program for new and existing employees of energy-efficient lighting manufacturers and installation/specification companies. Instructional content developed under this project will be made available to community colleges and similar entities to advance technical training programs in lighting manufacturing and in the lighting specification and installation profession. As students move through the course, they will have the opportunity to earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and prepare for lighting certifications offered by the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions (NCQLP), creating a clear pathway to the lighting profession.
HVAC and Building Management Systems (BMS) Training 32BJ Training Fund Certus Controls 605 Local 32BJ Training Fund, the nation's largest building service workers union, is designing and delivering comprehensive training on Heating, Ventilation and Air Condition (HVAC) and Building Management Systems (BMS) to union members, many of which reside and/or work in environmental justice communities in New York City. Completion of this 11-week course, available in both English and Spanish, will allow 32BJ Training Fund to support the development of a sustainable pipeline of workers in the HVCA and building trades.
Net Zero Carbon Training Steven Winter Associates SUNY New Paltz, Building Media Inc, other SUNY schools 253 Steven Winter Associates (SWA) is developing a suite of net zero carbon trainings for both new and retrofit projects based on Passive House principles. The training will be made available to State University of New York (SUNY) faculty, students, staff and any partners involved in enhancing the operation, retrofit and construction of ultra-high-performance buildings. It is a direct response to Governor Cuomo's Executive Order 88 directing state agencies and authorities to improve the energy efficiency of state buildings and meet the high-performance goals for zero net carbon construction set forth by the SUNY Chancellor. 
Smart Meter Installer Training Program CEC - Solar One Green City Force, Aclara Technologies 40 Led by Solar One, the Smart Meter Installer Training Program will prepare young adults (ages 18-24) from underserved communities for smart meter installation jobs with Aclara Technologies, a subcontractor of ConEdison, to upgrade decades-old electrical meter technology in New York City and Westchester County. Graduates of this 2-week training program will earn a Green Professional (GPRO) Electrical Systems (EL) certification, positioning them for advanced technical training and careers the green energy economy.
Architectural Retrofit Training
CUNY Building Performance Lab (BPL) AIANY 304 The City University of New York (CUNY) Building Performance Lab is developing a course in the architectural aspects of retrofits to address the overwhelming need for retrofitting resulting from New York City's new emissions reduction mandate. The 10.5-hour course will be geared towards existing and emerging architects, engineers and energy consultants, including immigrants and people of color, who design and specify the architectural aspects of retrofits. Participants will have the opportunity to earn architectural and engineering continuing education credits, eventually leading to a certification in combination with similar trainings offered through CUNY's industry partners. 
Energy Efficiency Workforce Training New York State Weatherization Directors Association (NYSWDA) Mohawk Valley WFDB 338 NYSWDA is developing a new energy efficiency training for low-income and environmental justice populations in the City of Utica. The training will lead to Building Performance Institute certifications and continuing education units for energy auditors, quality control inspectors, HVAC technicians, entry-level crew people and on-site crew leaders, providing new and existing workers with opportunities for upskilling and advancement in the energy efficiency industry.
Energy Efficiency Training Pipeline Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC) N/A 129 Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC) is creating a comprehensive energy efficiency training pipeline for underemployed and low-income individuals that encompasses soft skills as well as job-related, on-the-job training, and college coursework, enabling opportunities for advancement in the building trades and energy efficiency-related careers. The project will help expand HVCC's existing, credit-bearing coursework to address the need for critical mid-level skill development in advanced building materials, building envelop sealing, and energy efficiency heating, cooling, and building control systems. Industry partners have committed to offering experiential learning opportunities, including job "immersion" experiences, internships, and mentoring, for students at all levels, with opportunities for job placement upon training completion.
Building Operators Training Program Youth Action Program and Homes CUNY BPL, AEA, El Barrio's Op FtB, Taino Towers, WinnResidential, Hope Community, Isaacs Center, Soulful Synergy 30 Youth Action Programs and Homes, Inc. is creating a Building Operators Training Program (BOTP) to prepare disengaged youth in Upper Manhattan and the South Bronx for entry-level jobs with local multi-family building operators and small businesses. The 72-hour training includes both classroom and hands-on learning from the CUNY Building Performance Lab and culminates in a certificate of completion along with an 6-8-week internship in various building sites. Throughout the program, Youth Action will support participants with professional development programming, worksite coaching, case management, job placement as well as education assistance. Interested participants will have the opportunity to further their skills in a 40-hour Building Energy Efficiency Building Operations Specialist (EEBOPS) training, resulting in a nationally recognized credential.
iManifold HVAC Training
North Park Innovations Group Engineering: Intomes Technical Services; SUNY Buffalo 510 North Park Innovations Group is expanding its product line of HVAC training systems to address the gap in skilled HVAC technicians in New York State. An online course will train workers on the iManifold digital measurement and diagnostic system, resulting in a new certification. Additionally, the project will include development of an accompanying Artificial Intelligence engine, led by SUNY University at Buffalo, to enable predictive maintenance of HVAC equipment and allow less-seasoned technicians to perform expert-level installation, commissioning, service and repairs. Finally, North Park will train HVAC commercial technicians on the iManifold Pulse, a brand-new monitoring and diagnostic platform for HVAC equipment, focused on roof-top-unit air-source heat pumps. 
Energy Auditor Training Willdan Energy Solutions Euclid Training, Sustainable United Neighborhoods (SUN), Energy Economic Development Corporation (EEDC), ConEdison 120 Willdan Energy Solutions seeks to bridge the skills gap among incumbent energy auditors and attract new workers to the residential and small commercial market. Willdan's training will foster skills development in underserved and environmental justice communities and support human capital needs to meet new city and state regulations. By addressing new ConEdison utility program requirements, the training will ensure that energy auditors in the field have the foundational knowledge and enhanced technical understanding required for various building systems (lighting, environmental, envelopes). Program graduates will be eligible for continuing education units as well as nationally recognized certifications.
Green jobs Initiative
DC 37 AFSCME, AFL-CIO AEA, Environlution 1, Energy Economic Development Corporation (EEDC) 120 The District Council 37 Education Fund (DC 37), the largest public employees union in New York City (NYC), is developing a Green Jobs Initiative to enhance the skills of nearly 4 dozen occupations in the green jobs economy. DC 37's curriculum offers fundamentals and advanced study, each offering the opportunity for continuing education units and professionally recognized credentials that lead to career paths and advancement in multiple sectors, including renewable energy, green technology, building sciences, and environmental conservation and engineering. In addition to incumbent members, DC 37 intends to empower and prepare candidates who have been pre-qualified for NYC's civil service exam; many reside in environmental justice zones. 
Clean Tech Pre-Apprenticeship Program SUNY Ulster YouthBuild, Citizens for Local Power, Ulster Co. Sheriff, Kingston Office of Community Development, Kingston Land Bank 448 SUNY Ulster is expanding pre-apprenticeship programs for the clean technology fields in its region. The project will recruit high-risk youth and incarcerated individuals to participate in a green jobs training on building envelope, heating, cooling and automation systems, photovoltaics and passive solar technology. The courses lay the foundation for stackable micro-credentials that students can earn on their path towards an Associate of Occupational Studies (AOS) in Clean Technology degree, or layer with degrees outside of the Clean Tech field. In addition to accessing a host of wrap-around services, trainees have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in green building techniques and repairs. Graduates are eligible for continuing education credits as well as Building Performance Institute and Passive House certifications leading into job placement with local contractors. 
Energy Storage and Microgrid (ESM) Training IBEW-JATC (New York State Labor Management Committee) N/A 120 The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) is developing an Energy Storage and Microgrid (ESM) training and certification (ESAMTAC). Specifically, the course will prepare  electrical contractors and electricians for the safe and effective assembly, testing, commissioning, maintenance, repair, retrofitting and decommissioning of ESM systems. The goal is to integrate the training into the IBEW apprenticeship curriculum, elevating the specialty skills and knowledge required to safely work on energy storage and microgrid projects and ensure a continued supply of trained electrical workers. 
Advanced Building Automation Systems (BAS) Training Steven Winter Associates Sentient, AEA, Bridge Mechanical 39 Steven Winter Associates (SWA) is developing a comprehensive training program designed to upskill existing HVAC contractors and broaden their experience with the design, installation, and commissioning requirements of Building Automation Systems (BAS) systems. The training program will serve mechanical and plumbing contractors looking to acquire new skills in advanced building technologies and will further attract a new generation of technology-savvy, environmentally-minded workers to the field.
Energy Storage Systems Training New York City College of Technology N/A 40 New York City College of Technology (City Tech) is developing a training program to expand the capacity of its tuition-based course offerings and address the need for energy storage installers in New York State. Under the project, City Tech will recruit and train low-income workers, including veterans and individuals residing in environmental justice communities, in two cohorts: New workers will be introduced to energy storage systems and existing workers will learn about advanced energy storage/microgrids with distributed energy resources. Graduates will be eligible for academic credits towards the college's engineering baccalaureate degrees and advancement in clean energy careers. Curricula developed under the program will be made available to city agencies and non-profits.
Building Automation Systems (BAS) Training Stacks + Joules, Inc Tauris Tech, UA Maker Academy, South Bronx Community Charter HS, Lower Eastside Girls Club, Bronx Private Industry Council, Tridium 60 Stacks + Joules is creating a training to prepare high school seniors from low-income communities and designated environmental justice areas for jobs in the Building Automation System (BAS) industry. Under the project, Stacks + Joules will teach a cohort of students in computer programming, wireless networking, HVAC and lighting controls, and automated building control systems. In addition to offering rigorous technical training, career exploration, hands-on learning, and close mentorship by industry professionals, the program leads to professional credentials, preparing students for careers in the energy efficiency and clean technology industry.
Energy Service Learning Pre-apprenticeship Program Green City Force NYCHA 50 Green City Force (GCF) is creating an "Energy Service-Learning Pre-pre-apprenticeship," creating the essential first step for un- or underemployed young adults to enter a clean energy career pathway. The program will train graduates from GCF's AmeriCorps program, recruited in partnership with the New York City Housing Authority, on electric lighting and post-construction appliances, solar panel maintenance and energy monitoring, preparing them for work on residential energy efficiency retrofits serving low-to-moderate income families. Graduates will leave the training with a firm foundation in environmental literacy, professional certifications, and meaningful hands-on experience. GCF’s overall goal is to develop a comprehensive model from service (pre-pre-apprenticeship phase) to Energy Boot Camp (pre-apprenticeship phase) to employment or actual union apprenticeship in the sustainable buildings sector.
Bed Stuy Green Buildings Operations and Maintenance Training CEC - Solar One Bed Stuy Restoration, Renewal Construction Services, Chateau GC 60 Solar One is delivering training on energy efficient building operations and maintenance procedures to young adults (ages 18-24) from underserved communities. Upon completing this 4-week training program, students have the opportunity to earn site safety training cards as well as EPA Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting and Green Professional (GPRO) Operations + Maintenance (O+M) certifications. Strategic partnerships with local businesses ensure that students are positioned for direct entry into building maintenance and operations jobs in the multifamily residential building sector.
Green Collar Prep Nontraditional Employment for Women Solar One, Envirolution, NY Committee for Occupational Safety (NYSCOSH), Con Edison 75 Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW) is developing a new, training program to prepare low-income women, particularly women of color, for jobs and apprenticeships in the green collar economy. Offered free of charge to participants, "Green Collar Prep" (GCP) will build on the foundational skills acquired in NEW's core apprenticeship program, Blue Collar Prep and NEW at Night, by integrating content directly linked to sustainability and efficiency practices and providing students with comprehensive training in environmental literacy and construction techniques. GCP will encompass skills training, soft skills workshops, physical conditioning, mentoring and networking opportunities with subject matter experts, and site tours that focus on environmental stewardship in the construction industry. GCP will further provide students with connections to necessary training certifications as well as employment opportunities with apprenticeship partners and contractors.
Green Jobs Training Program Sustainable South Bronx Green Jobs Training Center 140 Sustainable South Bronx (SSBx) is partnering with the Green Jobs Training Center to deliver comprehensive training to prepare residents of disadvantaged communities for careers in the green energy and infrastructure field. The 12-week, full-time program covers a wide range of green building topics, preparing trainees for positions in the green infrastructure and maintenance, clean technologies, and energy efficiency sectors. In addition to developing environmental literacy, students gain valuable skills in energy efficiency retrofitting, solar power installation, landscaping, energy auditing, and more. Industry-recognized certifications are a key part of the curriculum, providing trainees with the most relevant and current knowledge, and a competitive advantage to their job search.
High-Performance Building Training North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) Building Energy Exchange (BEEx), Passive House Academy (PHA) 5,954 North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) is training technical professionals on high-performance buildings. NAPHN's project builds on its successful Passive House training to create a pipeline of training from introductory courses ("primers") to intensive professional certifications that are recognized worldwide. The training initiative will serve as a staircase of educational tools that provide entry points for careers in building design, real estate, material supply and construction as well as public policy and academia. Its overall goal is to train decisionmakers in building design and construction to meet New York's 80x50 climate action commitments. 
Small- and Medium Business (SMB) Energy Efficiency (EE) Training Willdan Lighting & Electrical, Inc. Energy Economic Development Corporation (EEDC), Green Tech LEADers, Soulful Synergy, NY Institute for Technology, Learn & Innovate for Education, Enablement, Empowerment 140 Willdan Energy Solutions is developing an energy efficiency (EE) training focusing on thermal systems in the small- and medium-business (SMB) sector to address the need for skilled professionals in utility companies' EE SMB programs. The training will serve new and existing clean energy professionals, including individuals from priority populations, and encompass coursework on the green economy, thermal building systems, advanced software benchmarking and energy modeling, and COVID-19 safety. Depending on the trainee skills and backgrounds, the program can be adapted as an industry-specific bridge to additional training or lead to accreditation through the New York Institute of Technology's Energy Management Program.
Air-to-Water Heat Pump (AWHP) Training Steven Winter Associates Sanden 64 Steven Winter Associates (SWA) is partnering with Sanden, a manufacturer of a CO2-based Air-to-Water Heat Pumps (AWHPs), to train contractors on AWHP retrofits for domestic hot water systems in multi-family buildings. The technology serves as a cost-efficient, non-invasive upgrade to existing boiler rooms, promising to reduce on-site emissions and promote a 100% carbon-free future. The training will target both existing mechanical and plumbing contractos as well as new workers, enabling them to install and sign off on system startups without the need for lengthy and costly input from manufacturers and energy consultants. Bringing the capabilities in-house will further help reduce the time needed to complete these projects and bring retrofits to the scale needed to meet statewide climate goals.
Advanced Lighting Controls Training NYS Labor Management Cooperation Committee (LMCC) N/A 120 LMCC's training addresses the need for an updated apprentice/journeyman electrician course in the area of advanced lighting controls offered by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). The proposal includes equipment purchases (Lutron equipment and Platformatics to enable delivery of power, data collection, and lighting control in one wire, one system) as well as new curriculum, which will include wireless controls and PoE, among other updated technologies. The 16-hour training is comprised of lectures and hands-on experiences and will be offered to 120 IBEW members as part of IBEW's registered electrical apprenticeship program at 15 training centers statewide.
Advanced Lighting Controls Training IBEW (NYS Labor Management Cooperation Committee) N/A 250 The IBEW Labor Management Cooperation Committee (LMCC) training addresses the need for an updated apprentice/journeyman electrician course in the area of advanced lighting controls offered by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). The proposal includes equipment purchases (Lutron equipment and Platformatics to enable delivery of power, data collection, and lighting control in one wire, one system) as well as new curriculum, which will include wireless controls and PoE, among other updated technologies. The 16-hour training is comprised of lectures and hands-on experiences and will be offered to IBEW members as part of IBEW's registered electrical apprenticeship program at 15 training centers statewide.
Building Electrification Training Steven Winter Associates N/A 2000 Steven Winter Associates will develop and deliver online trainings focused on residential and commercial topics related to building electrification.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center The Refrigeration Institute, CUNY Building Performance Lab 44 Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in partnership with The Refrigeration Institute and CUNY Building Performance Lab will establish an apprenticeship program for its building operators. The Apprenticeship Program will include new hires and additional training for existing building operators.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training RPI N/A 30 RPI will develop an application-based tool to be used by operations and maintenance staff in the field as a means of continuous improvement.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training RiseBoro Community Partnership Solar One 78 RiseBoro Community Partnership will train property managers and operations and maintenance staff in partnership with Solar One. This program will develop an on-site training lab space and develop in-house trainers.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training FS Energy, LLC (FirstService Energy) Solar One, Steven Winters, Video Production and Editing Company 650 FS Energy and its subcontractors will train operations and maintenance staff and property managers on sustainable operations with a focus on HVAC, and includes some internships.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training NYS School Facilities Association School Facilities Management Institute, Northwest Energy Efficiency Council 107 NYS School Facilities Association will collaborate with school districts and offer Building Operator Certification training for school facility directors and maintenance workers. In future years, the program will train additional school staff members on timely K-12 energy management topics.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Related Management Steven Winters, CUNY BPL 109 Related Management and partners will provide training to staff members in the following roles: central engineering, general management, resident management, and handypersons. Training topics include Building Management System operations and data analytics, steam distribution systems, boiler operations and maintenance, stack effect concepts, and LL84 and LL87 awareness. This program will also establish a mentoring model utilizing senior staff.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training SUNY Brockport NYPA 27 SUNY Brockport will provide training to plant utility engineers, technicians, mechanics, electricians, and supervisors. Training shall include use of the New York Energy Manager (NYEM) system and Green Professional (GPRO) Operations and Maintenance curriculum Key staff will receive coaching to become peer leaders and train others in future.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training The Cooper Union Smith Engineering 38 The Cooper Union will train staff members in engineering, building operations, and energy efficiency and mechanical engineering interns. This program will develop a new for-credit course, HVAC and Energy Efficient Buildings. In the future, the program will extend training to additional engineers and interns.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training NYU Medical Center EME Consulting Engineering Group 130 NYU Medical Center and EME Consulting Engineering Group will create an in-house continuing education program and provide training to refrigeration shop mechanics and helpers, commissioning managers, HVAC staff, engineering managers and helpers, and plumbing staff.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Montefiore NYC College of Technology, Enhanced Building Solutions, Gotham 360, The Partnership for Quality Care 50 Montefiore and its partners will provide training to mechanics, electricians, machinists, maintenance, plumbing, and engineering staff. These training courses include building operations, efficiency, resiliency, and monitoring.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Urban Green Council Weill Cornell Medicine, Siemens, Matrix Mechanical Corporation, Pearl Street LED Lighting Systems 43 Urban Green Council and partners will develop and deliver a comprehensive, in-house, tiered training program for operations and maintenance staff members supporting building operations for the Weill Cornell Medicine campus.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Steven Winter Associates Dunn Development Corp 38 Steven Winter Associates will partner with Dunn Development Corporation to create a structured operations and maintenance training program for Dunn Development staff members responsible for residential building system operation in properties covering over 2.3 million square feet. The contractor will develop and deliver both classroom and hands-on technical training, create standardized manuals, develop on-boarding training for new hires, and create a mentoring program that will leverage the skills of senior staff to sustain the program in future years.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training 32BJ Training Fund Realty Board on Labor Relations, Inc. (RAB); Albanese Organization, Inc.; MBD Community Housing Corporation; Charles H. Greenthal & Co.; Douglas Elliman 250 32BJ will develop and implement an enhanced training program for management companies with union contracts. The program will include pre-training needs assessment, customized curriculum, training and on-site coaching, and post-training management review. Building service workers will be trained, and the program will become a regular 32BJ course offering.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Urban Green Council SUNY ESF 34 Urban Green Council will partner with the State University of New York (SUNY) College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) to develop a comprehensive sustainability plan for campus operations and maintenance staff. Building and operations staff members will receive training. The plan also includes one-on-one coaching for the management team and a train-the-trainer component to equip key personnel with the tools to provide professional development in future years.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Lefrak Estates LP/Realty Operations Group Steven Winter Associates 101 Realty Operations Group will partner with training subcontractor Steven Winter Associates to create structured operations and maintenance training for staff members responsible for building system operations in properties covering 22 million square feet. The classroom and hands-on training program will be incorporated into on-boarding procedures for new hires and updated as new systems are installed. A mentoring program will be developed to utilize the skills of senior staff and sustain the training in future years.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Housing Works Solar One 31 Housing Works will partner with training subcontractor Solar One to provide green operations and maintenance training for building staff members. Training will focus on building science, HVAC efficiency, air sealing and insulation, lighting, and water conservation topics. Further, the Housing Works will offer a handful of internships to program participants and include a train-the-trainer component to ensure program sustainability.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) Winn Companies 222 The Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) will partner with Winn Companies and the National Apartment Association Education Institute to provide training and certification opportunities and access to a hands-on training lab for operations and maintenance staff members. These O&M workers support over 300 multifamily properties in NYC, Westchester, and Rochester, as well as multifamily military housing at Fort Drum.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Association for Energy Affordability (AEA) Prestige Management 51 The Association for Energy Affordability (AEA) is partnering with Prestige Management to provide a customized training and mentoring program designed to upgrade the skills of staff members supporting multifamily properties in the NYC Metropolitan area covering over 7 million square feet. Additionally, they will screen and identify new candidates for an on-the-job training program.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Steven Winter Associates A&E Real Estate 63 Steven Winter Associates (SWA) will work with subcontractor A&E Real Estate to create a training program for staff members supporting properties covering over 4.25 million square feet. The hands-on training program will be integrated into on-boarding procedures for new hires and will be supplemented by a mentoring program utilizing the skills of senior staff to sustain the training in future years.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Steven Winter Associates Douglas Elliman Property Management #1 383 Steven Winter Associates (SWA) is partnering with Douglas Elliman Property Management to develop a customized training and mentoring program designed to upgrade the skills of staff members responsible for system operation in properties covering over 27 million square feet.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Steven Winter Associates New York University 550 Steven Winter Associates (SWA) will partner with New York University to provide a structured training program for staff members responsible for building system operation at properties covering over 13 million square feet.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Steven Winter Associates Robert E. Hill 59 Steven Winter Associates (SWA) will partner with New York University to provide a structured training program for staff members responsible for building system operation at properties covering over 13 million square feet.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Steven Winter Associates The Feil Organization 75 The Feil Organization is partnering with Steven Winter Associates (SWA) to develop and deliver a training program for building operations and maintenance staff members responsible for supporting properties covering over 9.8 million square feet.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Smith Engineering Related Hudson Yards (10 Hudson Yards) 15 Smith Engineering will work with Related Hudson Yards to be able to train the staff at 10 Hudson Yards to bring them up-to-speed with the complexities of their utility plants. The training will help ensure that the staff is prepared for all the challenges they may face in ensuring tenant comfort and optimal energy usage simultaneously.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Smith Engineering Ery Retail Podium LLC (20 Hudson Yards) 19 Smith Engineering with ERY Retail Podium LLC will be able to train the staff at 20 Hudson Yards to bring them up-to-speed with the complexities of their utility plants. The training will help ensure that the staff is prepared for all the challenges they may face in ensuring tenant comfort and optimal energy usage simultaneously.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Smith Engineering Legacy Yard Tenant LLC (30 Hudson Yards) 15 Smith Engineering and Legacy Yard Tenant will be able to train the staff at 30 Hudson Yards to bring them up-to-speed with the complexities of their utility plants. The training will help ensure that the staff is prepared for all the challenges they may face in ensuring tenant comfort and optimal energy usage simultaneously.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Smith Engineering Legacy Yard Tenant LLC (55 Hudson Yards) 13 Smith Engineering and Legacy Yard Tenant will be able to train the staff at 55 Hudson Yards to bring them up-to-speed with the complexities of their utility plants. The training will help ensure that the staff is prepared for all the challenges they may face in ensuring tenant comfort and optimal energy usage simultaneously.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training The Cooper Union Smith Engineering 19 The Cooper Union is partnering with Smith Engineering to train the facilities management, chief engineer, facilities engineers, staff, faculty, and student interns to build on the progress of increasing our energy efficiency and sustaining efficient operations. This project also aims to establish a shadowing and mentoring program and a culture of proactive system maintenance, monitoring and verification, and energy management as opposed to being in continual firefighting, band-aid and triage modes and will help to preempt major issues our 41 Cooper Square building has experienced during recent extreme weather conditions. The project also includes mentoring of facilities engineers and student interns to be become trained as BMS controls engineers.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Smith Engineering RXR Realty Workforce Training 60 Smith Engineering seeks to initiate a comprehensive training program with RXR Realty for the chief engineers, Asst. chief engineers, engineers, mechanics, and helpers to understand the current performance practices for the staff, as well as integrated optimization strategies utilizing the enhanced controls platform This program will help to identify potential energy savings measures which could be implemented if the staff is properly trained to integrate best operating and controls practices, as well as tools for monitoring system performance, tracking key performance indicators, and implementation of protocols for identifying system deficiencies and processes for correction. Smith Engineering will train maintenance and contractor staff covering over 8.2 million square feet.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Steven Winter Associates Douglass Elliman Property Management #2 383 Steven Winter Associates will partner with Douglas Elliman Property Management to create a structured operations and maintenance training program for all levels of staff that are responsible for residential building system operation in properties covering over 27.6 million square feet. Steven Winters Associates will train maintenance and contractor staff covering almost 23 million square feet.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training AKF Engineers Tishman Spyer 32 AKF Engineers will develop training for, and train, Tishman Speyer Properties' operations and maintenance staff, focusing on chief operating engineers regarding best practices and effects on energy consumption. Using an RTEM system in place for the properties in question, AKF plans to facilitate sustained energy savings, develop the training as a blueprint for providing additional training and inspire other large property owners and managers in New York to follow suit. The trainings will be recorded as online modules to ensure they reach operating staff at Tishman Speyer long after this scope of work ends. AKF will train maintenance and contractor staff covering almost 6 million square feet.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Steven Winter Associates Century Portfolio Training 207 Steven Winter Associates will partner with Century to create a structured operations and maintenance training program for all levels of staff that are responsible for residential building system operation. Training will consist of classroom and hands-on instruction developed by Steven Winter Associates and customized to the systems in Century's portfolio. Century strongly believes that this NYSERDA funding program offers a chance to develop a portfolio-wide system that would increase safety, cleanliness, building performance, sustainability, and quality of life in its buildings through training on best practices, use of checklists, quality control, and collaborative work/coaching with maintenance staff to set and achieve goals for personal advancement and building performance. Steven Winters Associates will train maintenance and contractor staff covering over 8.6 million square feet.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Steven Winter Associates St. Nicks and Catholic Charities Training 58 Steven Winter Associates will partner with both St. Nicks Alliance and Catholic Charities to create a structured operations and maintenance training program for all levels of staff that are responsible for residential building system operation. Training will consist of classroom and hands-on instruction developed by Steven Winter Associates and customized to the systems in both portfolios. St. Nicks and Catholic Charities strongly believe that this NYSERDA funding program offers a chance to develop a portfolio-wide system that would increase safety, cleanliness, building performance, sustainability, and quality of life in its buildings through training on best practices, use of checklists, quality control, and collaborative work/coaching with maintenance staff to set and achieve goals for personal advancement and building performance. Steven Winters Associates will train maintenance and contractor staff covering almost 1 million square feet.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training The City College of New York West Harlem Group Assistance, 3Q Innovation, Inc. 250 The City College of New York, Continuing and Professional Studies (CCNY CPS) will partner with West Harlem Group Assistance and 3Q Innovation, Inc. to train building operations and maintenance personnel supporting multi-family residential buildings in Harlem. Workers, including some underserved individuals, will be trained in energy use analytics and optimization managements system. The City College of New York, Continuing and Professional Studies (CCNY CPS) aims to make quality educational programs available to the community. Their mission is to support students of all ages as they prepare for college, transition to new careers, and/or upgrade skills.s
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Smith Engineering Brookfield Properties C&D 42 Smith Engineering will to train staff at Brookfield in a site that is cited as a top 5 energy user for a commercial property in NYC. They plan to train operations and maintenance staff at 4 sites to improve workers knowledge of operating systems and also improve the operations of the existing system. Some subjects covered in the training include chilled water systems, thermal storage systems, and building management systems. Smith Engineering provides Engineering, Design, and Training services to clients to eliminate operational problems and reduce operating costs to successfully own and operate large, complex central energy plants. Smith Engineering will train engineering and other staff covering almost 8 million square feet.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Smith Engineering L&L Holdings 600 Third Ave 10 Smith Engineering will partner with L&L Holdings for a comprehensive training program for engineering staff at 600 3rd Avenue in New York City. They will be trained to address skills gaps in areas such as HVAC system operations, BMS capabilities and best practices for energy and demand management. The building has a large energy use and the training can result in significant energy savings. Smith Engineering provides Engineering, Design, and Training services to clients to eliminate operational problems and reduce operating costs to successfully own and operate large, complex central energy plants.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Smith Engineering Brookfield Properties A&B 35 Smith Engineering seeks to initiate a comprehensive training program with Brookfield for properties on Liberty Street in New York. Brookfield is the largest real estate company in the world and this site is a top 5 energy user for a commercial property in New York City. This program will help to identify potential energy savings measures which could be implemented if the staff is properly trained to integrate best operating and controls practices, as well as tools for monitoring system performance, tracking key performance indicators, and implementation of protocols for identifying system deficiencies and processes for correction. Smith Engineering provides Engineering, Design, and Training services to clients to eliminate operational problems and reduce operating costs to successfully own and operate large, complex central energy plants. Smith Engineering will train engineering and other staff covering over 4.4 million square feet.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Smith Engineering Morgan Stanley 32 Smith Engineering plans to develop and deliver a training program for building operations and maintenance staff at Morgan Stanley & Co. and Hines Interests in New York City. The training will improve the knowledge of workers of operating systems and also improve the operations of the existing system and will be distributed to employees of Hines and Morgan Stanley for future use. Smith Engineering provides Engineering, Design, and Training services to clients to eliminate operational problems and reduce operating costs to successfully own and operate large, complex central energy plants. Smith Engineering will train engineering and other staff covering over 2.6 million square feet.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Smith Engineering Allied Partners Residential Management (replaced Rose Terra) 382 Steven Winter Associates, Inc. will partner with Allied Partners Residential Management and Building Media Inc. to train a wide range of building operations and maintenance workers supporting 44 large properties in New York City. Workers will be trained in the field and in the classroom to resolve skills gaps in areas such as codes and HVAC system operations and maintenance. Workers will be trained covering over 15 million square feet.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Steven Winter Associates  RXR Realty (Commercial) 60 Steven Winter Associates, Inc. will partner with RXR Realty to provide classroom and field training for building operations and maintenance staff. The work encompasses 11 large properties in Manhattan. Training will be customized to support changes in the building marketplace such as energy management systems and building management systems and controls. Building operations and maintenance staff will be trained. They are responsible for covering over 11 million square feet of buildings.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Steven Winter Associates Hudson & Lisa 40 Steven Winter Associates, Inc, shall accomplish the following objectives: Partner with the Hudson Companies and Lisa Management to create a structured operations and maintenance training program for all levels of staff that are responsible for residential building system operation in over 20 properties covering over 3 million square feet. To develop building operation and maintenance manuals along with log books and deliver classroom and hands-on instruction based on the manuals customized to the systems in the Subcontractor's portfolio. Staff members will be trained to integrate the training program into the portfolio of all New York City residential properties. The training program shall be incorporated into on-boarding procedures for new hires and shall be updated as new systems are installed.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Steven Winter Associates C&C Apartment Management: Manhattan & Queens Properties 265 Steven Winter Associates, Inc. (SWA) will partner with C&C Apartment Management LLC to create a structured operations and maintenance training program for all levels of staff that are responsible for residential building system operation in nearly 100 properties covering over 8 Million square feet in Manhattan and Queens. Partner with Building Media Inc to develop a customized smart O&M checklist app to be used by C&C staff to provide on-going support and just in time training beyond the scope of this project. Develop building operation and maintenance manuals along with logbooks. Develop and deliver classroom and hands-on instruction based on the manuals customized to the systems in the Subcontractor's portfolio. Integrate the training program into the portfolio of all New York City residential properties. The training program will be incorporated into on-boarding procedures for new hires and will be updated as new systems are installed.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Steven Winter Associates C&C Apartment Management: Bronx & Brooklyn Properties 236 Steven Winter Associates, Inc. (SWA) will partner with C&C Apartment Management LLC (Subcontractor) to create a structured operations and maintenance training program for all levels of staff that are responsible for residential building system operation in over 75 properties covering over 7 Million square feet in the Bronx and Brooklyn. Partner with Building Media Inc to develop a customized smart O&M checklist app to be used by C&C staff to provide on-going support and just in time training beyond the scope of this project. Develop building operation and maintenance manuals along with logbooks. Develop and deliver classroom and hands-on instruction based on the manuals customized to the systems in the Subcontractor's portfolio. Staff members will be trained. Integrate the training program into the portfolio of all New York City residential properties. The training program will be incorporated into on-boarding procedures for new hires and will be updated as new systems are installed.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Smith Engineering Brookfield 3 64 Smith Engineering project aims provide staff with necessary training to improve their ability to identify cost and energy saving opportunities, proactively maintain equipment, and quickly diagnose and address problems when they arise. This project will serve to both directly lead facility staff to develop new maintenance routines and operating strategies that minimize resource use, while also leaving facility staff with enough understanding of their facility's systems so they can continue to self-sufficiently improve the operations of their facility.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training NYS School Facilities Association Northwest Energy Efficiency Council (NEEC), School Facilities Management Institute (SFMI) 115 The New York State School Facilities Association represents over 700 K-12 facilities and maintenance staff across the state and provides continuing education, networking and is a source of information and best practices to its members. The project will train K-12 facilities and maintenance staff on energy efficiency techniques and best practices that would lead to lower energy costs and usage at their facilities.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Steven Winter Associates Wavecrest Management, Chateaux, Red Summit Productions 354 Wavecrest Management manages over 500 buildings in the New York metropolitan area, specializing in the management of affordable rental housing, including HUD Project Based Section 8 and tax credit properties, and cooperative/condominium developments.This training program will provide expert instruction regarding O&M best practices, the use of maintenance checklists, long-term sustainability planning, and will incorporate a mentoring program designed to support staff advancement and building performance. The training program will provide support for on-boarding training, continuous learning opportunities, and will include time to review and fine-tune the learning plan at regular intervals.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Steven Winter Associates Marion Scott Real Estate, Inc. (MSI), Urban Homesteading Assistance Board (UHAB), RY Management Co., Inc. (RY), Bronx Pro, and Hersha Hotels and Resorts (Hersha) 279 This training program will provide expert instruction regarding O&M best practices, the use of maintenance checklists, long-term sustainability planning, and will incorporate a mentoring program designed to support staff advancement and building performance. The training program will provide support for on-boarding training, continuous learning opportunities, and will include time to review and fine-tune the learning plan at regular intervals. Participants include properties affiliated with Marion Scott Real Estate, Inc. (MSI) and the Urban Homesteading Assistance Board (UHAB).
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Steven Winter Associates RY Management Co., Inc. (RY), Bronx Pro, and Hersha Hotels and Resorts (Hersha) 245 This training program will provide expert instruction regarding operations and maintenance best practices, the use of maintenance checklists, long-term sustainability planning, and will incorporate a mentoring program designed to support staff advancement and building performance. The training program will provide support for on-boarding training, continuous learning opportunities, and will include time to review and fine-tune the learning plan at regular intervals.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Steven Winter Associates Bernstein and Real Estate and Empire Realty Trust (ESRT) 157 Bernstein and Real Estate and Empire Realty Trust (ESRT) are seeking to increase safety, cleanliness, building performance, sustainability, and quality of life in their buildings through training on best practices, use of checklists, quality control, long-term sustainability planning and collaborative work/coaching with maintenance staff to set and achieve goals for personal advancement and building performance in their New York City buildings. They will train staff through both classroom and online/video-based training resources customized to the mechanical systems in the buildings.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Steven Winter Associates Phipps 186 Steven Winter Associates, Inc. will provide instruction regarding O&M best practices, long-term sustainability planning, and will incorporate the creation of a coaching and mentoring program designed to support staff advancement and building performance. The training program will provide support for on-boarding training, continuous learning opportunities, and will include time to review and fine-tune the learning plan at regular intervals.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Ross Energy Consulting N/A 53 The Building Operator and Maintenance Training hybrid learning program is customized for existing Multifamily Buildings, and focuses on improving concise day-to-day activities. Utilizing a plan, do, check, act model, the training will empower building staff and management to develop a long-term plan, and address the gaps in skill and protocol to ensure efficiency building operation. The program combines off the shelf survey software as well as a video conferencing platform with augmented reality features to support the delivery of high performance targeted remote energy training. Classroom sessions will also include extensive video and animation content to enhance instruction on course concepts, diagnostic equipment and testing procedures.
EE&CT Training Isaac Training & Education Center (ITEC) N/A 132 Isaac Training & Education Center (ITEC) will advance its course offerings to include curricula that are solely focused on high-efficient and clean technology training. To complement this effort, ITEC will also increase the size of its Mini-Split Lab and build out a Geothermal Lab to ensure all participants are able to translate what is learned in the class into real life, hands-on training in the lab. The training is geared toward HVAC technicians who are already in the field, upskilling them in terms of EE&CT.
Electric Vehicle Training St Lawrence BOCES N/A 50 The BOCES will develop and deliver training introducing electric vehicle and hybrid vehicle technologies into their automotive training programs.
Electric Vehicle Training Niagara BOCES N/A 50 The BOCES will develop and deliver training introducing electric vehicle and hybrid vehicle technologies into their automotive training programs.
Electric Vehicle Training Capital Region BOCES N/A 50 The BOCES will develop and deliver training introducing electric vehicle and hybrid vehicle technologies into their automotive training programs.
GPRO Goes Virtual Urban Green Council SEIU-32BJ, HXE Partners, Vornado, Solar One, Green City Force 500 Under GPRO Goes Virtual, Urban Green will train new and existing workers, including Priority Populations, enabling them to advance their skills in Urban Green's best-in-class Operations and Maintenance and Building Fundamentals trainings. By purchasing a new LMS system, modifying two GPRO courses for online use and curating a library of additional resources, Urban Green Council will shift training from the classroom to a more accessible and flexible online option that is easy to use and reach a wider audience. The LMS will provide students with engaging new elective content that is relevant to the staffing and technologies in their building.
GPRO Construction Management Urban Green Council n/a 250 Urban Green Council seeks to develop and deliver training to upskill existing workers on its Green Professionals Building Skill (GPRO) Construction Management (CM) program. The training is intended to provide construction teams with the practical knowledge and skills needed to create energy-efficient, sustainable buildings while minimizing incremental costs. GPRO CM is a certificate program that focuses on Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) to integrate green practices into trainees' core knowledge so they understand how to integrate energy efficiency into their work. The training consists of a 7-hour IPD course, 3 hours of training from online elective modules, and an exam leading to the GPRO CM certificate.
Energy Storage Technology Workforce Training Program SUNY Poly n/a 75 SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) is developing a training program to increase the number of engineers, scientists, and technicians in the energy storage and clean energy industry. In collaboration with BMW, IBM, Eonix, Magnolia Optical and Custom Electronics, SUNY Poly will educate high school graduates, college students, and current un- or underemployed, low-income workers on all aspects of rechargeable batteries, including assembly, testing, post-mortem analysis, and recycling, and provide hands-on experience through lab training and internships in the energy storage and clean energy industry. The training will result in a new certificate program for recent high school graduates and supplement SUNY Poly's existing senior capstone project requirement leading to a Clean Energy Concentration certificate.
High-efficiency HVAC and Heat Pump Training The HOPE Program Solar One + HVAC Employer Partners (Air Ideal, Gree, Lion Enterprises, HAAS Incorporated, HomeServe, Master Plumbers Council of the City of New York) 80 The HOPE Program will collaborate with Solar One to train participants from priority populations on high-efficiency HVAC and heat pumps. They will be enrolled in essential skills training at HOPE with the intention of completing HVAC and heat pump training. Then a subset of participants will be enrolled in hard skills training with Solar One, followed by placement into internships, apprenticeships, or jobs. This 5-week, 150-hour hard skills training includes: 30-hr green construction, 60-hr green building operations and maintenance, with a focus on HVAC and heat pumps; OSHA 30-hour safety, DOB 10-hour site safety training, Urban Green GPRO mechanical certification; and EPA section 608 certification.
High-Efficiency HVAC Careers Program Building Skills NY LaGuardia Community College, Positive Workforce 75 To build a skilled workforce for the high-efficiency HVAC industry, a collaborative of leading NYC workforce groups and employers will deliver training specializing in ground source and air source cold climate heat pump applications. Led by Building Skills NY (BSNY), the project will coordinate skills development and professional pathways for advancement in high-efficiency HVAC for historically underserved and underrepresented New Yorkers from the Bronx, central Brooklyn, southeast Queens, and upper Manhattan. The project will serve trainees, resulting in clear access to stackable, industry-recognized credentials via the NCCER curriculum.
HVCC Welding & Fabrication for Offshore Wind Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC) Energy Economic Development Corporation, Green Tech Leaders, Soulful Synergy, NY Institute for Technology, Learn & Innovate for Education, Enablement, Empowerment 140 Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC) will offer welding, fabrication and assembly education, training and certification programs aimed at building a robust workforce pipeline for the Capital Region’s Offshore Wind (OSW) initiative. Along with community partners, HVCC will target student recruitment from Priority Populations who live in urban and rural disadvantaged communities. Foundational skills training will be provided by the Contractor’s Capital Region Educational Opportunity Center (EOC). The program will train individuals and provide industry-recognized certifications to individuals eligible for Priority Population. This project will significantly impact the OSW industry by contributing a local skilled technical workforce needed to successfully implement the OSW initiative.
New York Clean Energy Social Impact Partnership Stacks + Joules Henry Street Settlement, Tauris Tech, Tridium, Universal Supply Group, Enhanced Building Solutions 80 Stacks + Joules will deliver advanced training in heat pump technologies and job placement support to young adults from underrepresented, low-income priority populations. The project involves a collaboration of workforce development and social service providers and focuses on developing entry-level talent needed to install, maintain and optimize residential and commercial heat pump systems, with a special emphasis on controls. The training consists of 5 components, each of which targets essential knowledge and skills identified by Stacks + Joules' industry advisory board. The program gives participants the opportunity to earn several certificates/credentials and be placed in a job or internship.
On-Track-to-HVAC (OT2HVAC) St. Nicks Alliance Solar One 60 St. Nicks Alliance, in partnership with subcontractor Solar One, will conduct an 8-week, approximate 230-hour credentialed, employer-linked, comprehensive training program titled On-Track-to-HVAC (OT2HVAC). This program will combine transferable skill sets with hands-on training in high efficiency HVAC, including heat pumps. Technical training and credentials will include basic green construction skills, green building maintenance and operations, HVAC including high efficiency heat pumps, OSHA 30, NYC Dept. of Buildings 10-hour Site Safety Training, GPRO Mechanical, EPA Section 608: Safety Handling of Refrigerants, Solar One Certificates of Completion in Green Construction and Green Building Operations and Maintenance, and St. Nicks Certificate of Completion in Workplace Success Skills. St. Nicks will also offer two optional credentials: NY Fire Department’s F-60 Fire Guard and G-60 Torch Operator Certificate of Fitness. This training will be augmented with industry guest speakers, HVAC manufacturer and employer site visits and other field trips.
SCEEA - Electrical & Thermal Systems Willdan Energy Solutions Clean Energy Academy: Energy Economic Development Corporation (EEDC), Green Tech LEADers (GTL), Kawi Energy Group, Soulful Synergy, Learn & Innovate for Education, Enablement, Empowerment (LIFE3), NY Institute of Technology (NYIT) 160 Willdan is expanding the Willdan and Clean Energy Academy (CEA), transitioning it from a fully supported program by NYSERDA to a self-sustained educational and research program that will be housed at the EnTech Lab at NYIT. By housing this curriculum at NYIT, students and professionals can prepare themselves for nationally recognized certifications such as BPI, AEE, ASHRAE, and resulting in CEUs. Training will be delivered synchronously and asynchronously online to 160 NYIT students, professionals, and individuals from priority populations, followed by hands-on training, career support and job placement assistance.
Staten Island Clean Energy Academy Energy Economic Development Corporation (Energy EDC) Staten Island Jewish Community Center (SIJCC), Green Teach LEADers (GTL) , LIFE3, Soulful Synergy, Willdan 104 The training will be targeted and focused to align with existing Con Edison incentive programs, with the goal of training professionals who can help meet the ghg reduction and EE goals set by recent NY state policies. Training will be customized to ensure participants are equipped to understand building electrical and thermal systems which are the two main systems responsible for a building energy's consumption. Target audience will be residents of SI and surrounding communities who have been slow to take advantage of EE incentive programs offered by Con Edison and NYSERDA.
Whole Building Energy Efficiency and Clean Technology Construction Training Andromeda Community Initiative Solar One and Andromeda Academy of Construction Trades 60 Andromeda Community Initiative (ACI) will take a “Whole Building Approach” to train and certify persons in need seeking to become entry-level construction workers with skills and understanding in energy efficient building operations and maintenance, green weatherization and restoration, and carbon emissions reduction. ACI’s seven-week offering, which will provide DOB certifications, GPRO certifications and certifications in green building operations and maintenance, will expose individuals to green building work both within buildings as well as on their envelope; skills will cover aspects of both restoration, efficiency and new construction. ACI will then work to place graduates in entry-level construction and building operations and maintenance jobs throughout NYC, particularly targeting those employers relevant to energy efficiency, weatherization, and overall carbon reduction.
Building Operations and Maintenance Training Steven Winter Associates L+M (replacing Urban American) 113 Steven Winter Associates will partner with L+M to create a structured operations and maintenance training program for all levels of staff that are responsible for residential building system operation. Training will consist of classroom and hands-on instruction developed by Steven Winter Associates and customized to the systems in L+M's portfolio. L+M strongly believes that this NYSERDA funding program offers a chance to develop a portfolio-wide system that would increase safety, cleanliness, building performance, sustainability, and quality of life in its buildings through training on best practices, use of checklists, quality control, and collaborative work/coaching with maintenance staff to set and achieve goals for personal advancement and building performance. Steven Winters Associates will train maintenance and contractor staff covering over 2.8 million square feet.
Building a Green Collar Workforce Ulster BOCES  N/A  126 Ulster BOCES will integrate energy efficiency and clean energy technology into its existing HVAC and Electrical Construction/Maintenance career pathways program offered at its Career and Technical Education Center in Port Ewen, NY. The integration of these areas of study will help meet the local construction industry contractor's need for qualified employees. Ulster BOCES will help prepare 126 high school students for green careers as HVAC technicians and electricians through classroom technical and soft skills introduction and a variety of WBL opportunities, including internships. Students will be provided with valuable hands-on, real-world experiences that will help them develop into valuable employees to support EE&CT work in Ulster County.