CenterPoint Energy and Xcel Energy were honored today by The American Council for Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) for their joint efforts in the Home Energy Squad program. According to The New Leaders of the Pack: ACEEE’s Fourth National Review of Exemplary Energy Efficiency Programs, the program, which began in 2010 and offers home energy audits and helps homeowners develop and implement energy-efficient plans for their homes, is for CenterPoint and Xcel’s residential customers. In 2018 alone, the companies combined to invest over $4 million in the program. Surveys have shown that almost all clients agreed that the recommendations were beneficial and that they felt more comfortable with the program coming from CenterPoint and Xcel rather than a contractor. Click here to read more about it. For more industry news and insights:
For individuals looking to advance their career as a pipeline inspector, the time is right. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, we are in the middle of a ten-year, 8% growth for pipeline inspectors. ZipRecruiter.com reports an average salary of $83,202 for pipeline inspectors with almost 20% earning over $140K per year. The best way to advance a career in this field is by becoming API 1169 certified. In response to the demand for certified API 1169 inspectors, the examination program has grown from three single exam times per year to eight weeks of exam windows in just three years of existence. The investment into preparation courses offered by companies like ENERGY worldnet, Inc. is the way to go because they greatly increase the likelihood of quickly passing the exam. With costs starting at only $595, it’s affordable – plus you can make it back in as little as the first month of having this achieved highly sought-after credential. Click here to get started today. For more industry news and insights:
November 6, 2018, Decatur, TX – ENERGY worldnet, Inc. (EWN) announced Wednesday the launch of their Mobile Training Center to bring blended learning and state-of-the-art virtual reality (VR) training to pipeline operators in the oil and gas industry. The EWN Mobile Training Center debuted this past week at the Texas Gas Association’s (TGA) Fall Board and Committee Meeting in League City, TX. In an innovative approach to training and education, the EWN Mobile Training Center allows trainees to experience learning in a hands-on virtual reality environment, a remarkable advancement in the safety training arena. When asked about the recent launch of the Mobile Training Center, Coleman Sterling, EWN’s CEO stated, “No single type of training is effective for 100% of any workforce. ENERGY worldnet is proudly answering the call for blended training by taking its existing computer-based (CBT) and instructor-led trainings (ILT) and including opportunities for hands-on, real-world training through VR and the EWN Mobile Training Center.” Sterling continued, “By adding virtual reality to our already extensive suite of offerings, we can now simulate field conditions like never before, allowing trainees to experience situational training in a safe, virtual environment. It’s one thing to have someone complete a CBT; […]
Part of our commitment to our customers is to ensure they have the proper training to not only utilize the system but also ensure they are training their staff correctly. EWN VP of Education, Mayra Maese recently traveled to Chile to provide our world-class Master Trainer Development Program to clients in Santiago, Chile. It is our pleasure to help our clients understand that proper trainer development is key to ensuring safety & training programs run smoothly. Mayra spent the week working with our client and helping their staff in implementing a successful program. If you cannot make it to our monthly training(s) in Decatur, TX – we can bring the classroom to you! Feel free to contact us for more information and learn how EWN can help your company raise the bar.