Education Opportunities

Upcoming Events

EUCI Women in Engineering & Construction Conference

March 05, 2018 to March 06, 2018

This conference in Denver, CO brings together women and men across related sectors in the engineering and construction industry, leading the way on diversity and inclusion issues.

ENERGY STAR Webinar: Portfolio Manager 101, 201, 301

March 06, 2018 to March 20, 2018
12:00 pm

US EPA's ENERGY STAR program is hosting a webinar series on Portfolio Manager consisting of three separate programs each held on a separate date and more advanced than the previous one. ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager is an online tool developed by EPA and used nationally by building owners and cities to measure, track, and compare energy and water consumption, as well as greenhouse gas emissions. It is used to benchmark the performance of one building or a whole portfolio of buildings, all in a secure online environment.

ENERGY STAR: Service and Product Provider Web Conference: 2018 ENERGY STAR metric updates

March 08, 2018
12:00 pm

During this 45-minute webinar, we will discuss the August 2018 ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager metrics updates. We’ll cover which metrics are changing and why, which types of buildings will be most affected by these updates, and what SPPs can do to prepare themselves and their clients. A Q&A session will be held at the end of the webinar.

MREA Online Course: Basic Photovoltaics (PV 101.03)

March 12, 2018 to April 08, 2018

This self-paced, online course uses a combination of presentations, assignments, quizzes, and webinars to teach the basics of solar electricity. Participants will learn how photovoltaic (PV) systems work, compare and contrast different PV system types, identify necessary components, and understand the best applications for (and limitations of) each system type. Other topics include evaluating the solar window, investigating energy efficiency recommendations, and researching system costs. 

MREA Online Course: PV Exam Prep (PV 220.01)

March 19, 2018 to April 08, 2018

This six-hour, online course has been created for those ready to take the NABCEP PV Associate Exam or any entry-level exam in photovoltaics. We'll discuss test-taking strategies, review the logistics of NABCEP exams, and use practice questions to prepare you for test day.

International Biomass Conference & Expo

April 16, 2018 to April 18, 2018

The International Biomass Conference & Expo connects current and future producers of biomass-derived power, fuels, and chemicals with waste generators, energy crop growers, municipal leaders, utility executives, technology providers, equipment manufacturers, project developers, investors and policy makers. More than 120 exhibitors are expected at the conference in Atlanta, Georgia.

Energy Innovation Summit

May 23, 2018 to May 24, 2018

The Wisconsin Office of Energy Innovation is hosting a two-day summit where participants will engage with state and federal expert panelists from the energy industry. Day one consists of the Biogas and the Geothermal Roundtables where day two includes a government panel that will address topics from market development and data driven leadership to program and project planning and project development and financing.

MREA: The Energy Fair

June 15, 2018 to June 17, 2018

Join the MREA in Custer, WI to learn about clean energy and sustainability at the organization's annual event, The Energy Fair. The Fair will include over 200 interactive workshops and exhibits as well as keynote speakers, live music, and local food offerings. Attendees are empowered to support renewable energy and efficiency, clean transportation options, and sustainable living.

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Energy Events ARCHIVE

M-WERC Member Meeting: Smart Grid and Grid Modernization

Thursday, January 25, 2018

This Mid-West Energy Research Consortium (M-WERC) event will explore topics related to Grid Modernization and Smart Grids from a technology standpoint with a focus on transmission technologies and advanced distribution systems. It will be held in Madison at Union South.

ENERGY STAR Webinar: Using EPA's ENERGY STAR Target Finder & Portfolio Manager Tools for Commercial New Construction Projects

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Join us as we demonstrate EPA’s ENERGY STAR Target Finder and Portfolio Manager tools, show how they can be used to meet industry initiatives like the AIA 2030 Commitment, and discuss other industry software tools that connect to Portfolio Manager. Attendees will also learn the benefits of achieving ENERGY STAR performance levels on their building design projects, how to assess and improve the efficiency of their design’s intended energy use, and how to set and achieve design energy efficiency targets.

ENERGY STAR Webinar: ENERGY STAR and Green Building Rating Systems

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

During this session, attendees will learn how to use EPA tools and resources to help meet requirements for green building rating systems such as the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), the Green Globes system, and others. 

RENEW Wisconsin Renewable Energy Summit

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Join renewable energy industry experts, utility leaders, government officials, and advocates at RENEW Wisconsin's 2018 Renewable Energy Summit at the Monona Terrace Convention Center in Madison, WI.

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ENERGY STAR Webinar: Verifying the ENERGY STAR Application

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Do you verify commercial building applications for ENERGY STAR certification? This webinar, based on the ENERGY STAR Guide for Licensed Professionals, covers the role of the licensed professional, as well as requirements for verifying commercial building applications for ENERGY STAR certification.

MREA Solar Training Academy

Saturday, January 13, 2018 to Saturday, March 17, 2018

The Midwest Renewable Energy Association's Solar Training Academy is a series of weekend classes providing students with cutting-edge solar technical training. Held in Milwaukee, topics include photovoltaic (PV) fundamentals, PV site assessment practices, and design principles and considerations.

Upon academy completion, students qualify to sit for the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) PV Associate Exam.

ENERGY STAR Webinar Series: Portfolio Manager 101, 201, 301

Thursday, January 4, 2018 to Thursday, January 18, 2018

US EPA's ENERGY STAR program is hosting a webinar series on Portfolio Manager consisting of three separate programs each held on a separate date and more advanced than the previous one. ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager is an online tool developed by EPA and used nationally by building owners and cities to measure, track, and compare energy and water consumption, as well as greenhouse gas emissions. It is used to benchmark the performance of one building or a whole portfolio of buildings, all in a secure online environment.

ENERGY STAR Webinar: Ask the Expert

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 to Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Every Wednesday at 11:00 am ENERGY STAR holds a live webinar for users to ask questions to EPA Portfolio Manager experts. This is a public forum style webinar with a question and answer format.

MREA: Photovoltaic (PV) Development for Institutions

Monday, January 1, 2018 to Saturday, March 31, 2018

This 12-week online course presented by the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) is free to higher education institutions. The course will begin in January 2018. Coursework will cover the campus PV development process from project origination to competitive solicitation, including putting together an effective team, engaging key decision-makers, defining legal and regulatory considerations, conducting energy analyses and performing site assessments, simulating financial investments, and preparing a request for proposals (RFP) to secure private services. 

USGBC Wisconsin Annual Meeting & Luncheon

Friday, December 15, 2017

Join the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) of Wisconsin for a year-end wrap up and networking event highlighting the Council’s 2017 accomplishments and setting the stage with goals and plans for 2018. The agenda includes interactive facility tours, a keynote speech by Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch, a business roundtable, and opportunities to meet and network with key industry leaders.

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