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The Struggle is Real: Hiring and Keeping #millennials

Summary The millennial workforce continues to grow – within the next 2 years, they are expected to make up 50 percent of the U.S. workforce. It will be 75 percent by 2030. How can we attract, motivate, and retain this new generation? We will explore this topic from two perspective: one from a...


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Winning the War for Talent

Summary Now, more than ever, operators need to do more with less. Increased demands on operations, decreased talent pools and tighter margins means our talent and their time are more precious than ever. TECO took a proactive approach to drive innovation, embracing a culture of change by...


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Staff Development Planning

Session: Thermal Distribution Workshop Speaker James Rosner, University of Denver #CampusEnergyConference #ConferenceProceeding #2020 #ThermalDistribution #Workshop #TalentManagement #UniversityofDenver


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Empower’s Employee Development Initiatives Accelerate Professional Growth in District Cooling Industry

Press Release, Albawaba Business Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, stressed its commitment to enhance the role of employees in the district cooling, enriching their knowledge in the industry and the technology, by...

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College to train workers for UK’s renewable energy future Summary Stoke on Trent College has announced that it will open the UK’s first national District Heat Skills Academy to train workers to deliver the UK’s newest energy infrastructure this September. In concert with its partners – Nordic Heat Network, Smart City Alliance,...

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Career Track Programs for Training, Staff Retention, and Succession Planning

Summary A paradigm shift has occurred in the available labor work force required to operate central utility plants and the associated distribution systems. The movement to high tech or off shore manufacturing, a digital economy and reduction in trade and vocational programs are harbingers to a...


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Flipping Chilled Water Optimization, Train First

Summary Chilled Water optimization typically means making changes to the underlying control logic and setpoints within the plant control system. Finding the right balance of operating parameters can release a vast amount of hidden value and efficiency within your plant. What happens, though,...


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Energy Planning as a Part of the Installation Master Plan

Summary Comprehensive and collaborative planning processes ensure energy and water considerations are imbedded in base planning. Installation Energy and Water Plan(s) are extensions of current installation master planning practices, policies and guidance and focus on critical mission essential...


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SPX World-Class Research & Development Center Educates Contractors, Engineers and End Users

Press Release, SPX Cooling Technologies A comprehensive facility unique within the cooling tower industry offers equipment demonstrations and hands-on training Overland Park, Kan. – SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc., a full-line, full-service industry leader in the design and manufacture...

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Partnership aims to advance renewable energy via storage and microgrid training

David Riley, Penn State News Virtual reality is used in the Energy Storage and Microgrid Training and Certification (ESAM-TAC) program to simulate batteries and solar equipment and help expose students to complex systems and high-voltage equipment without risks of...