Meet the Trainer | 3 Questions with Blaine Herman

We spoke with CIET Trainer Blaine Herman about his perspective on energy efficiency and the importance of training. Here’s what he had to say.

 

1. Why should energy efficiency be a priority?

 

Energy efficiency has always been a concern for building owners/ operators from a dollars and cent point of view, but more than ever it is a responsibility to the environment to be as efficient as possible.

 

2. Why is a certification from your workshop valuable?

 

The Building Operator Certification training gives face-to-face and hands-on experience. It is enhanced by my years of experience in many different situations.

 

3. Why do you feel it’s important to provide energy efficiency training?

 

Now, more than ever, building operators are expected to run facilities in an efficient manner. This training provides an opportunity to network and benefit from others’ experiences and knowledge.

 

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Important COVID-19 Update for CIET Spring 2020 Training Calendar – CIET Goes Virtual!

Last Updated: April 21, 2020

 

CIET Goes Virtual!

The entire CIET team has been working hard recently to provide new training options for you through virtual real-time classrooms considering the current situation. This will allow everyone to continue accessing CIET training in a safe manner, which protects both our participants and our trainers. You can register for these virtual courses in confidence, knowing that they will provide the same quality of training that you expect from CIET. These real-time training sessions will be available to all participants across Canada.

 

REGISTER FOR VIRTUAL TRAINING TODAY!

 

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Postponement/cancellation policy

You can postpone your registration to a future session if desired, though we cannot yet determine how long the COVID-19 crisis will last. Indications from governments seem to indicate that isolation and travel restrictions might last for longer than we would like. For now, we propose keeping the registrations of all participants active. We will inform you of new dates as they become possible/available, including our new Fall 2020 training dates, which should be announced in May-June. Should you wish to cancel later, we have suspended our cancellation policy and there are no fees for any cancellation effective immediately.

Through all these measures, CIET hopes to provide as much flexibility as possible to training participants while respecting its commitments to other participants, trainers and partners, as well as public health recommendations.

 We thank you very much for your trust and collaboration and look forward to welcoming you in our virtual classrooms!

 

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The CIET Team
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