Education Opportunities

Energy Events ARCHIVE

Understanding the Living Building Challenge

Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Wisconsin Energy Conservation Corporation (WECC): Madison, WI

Energy Finance: San Francisco's Innovative Commercial PACE Program Plus 6 Short Sessions

Tuesday, April 9, 2013
The free online workshop was hosted by the Sustainable Cities Exchange. It highlights the City and County of San Francisco’s development and launch of an “open market” commercial Properly Assessed Clean Energy financing (PACE) Program that enables private investment from multiple capital sources. The workshop can be viewed here.

Agricultural Energy Webinars

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
These free webinars are catered towards farmers and farm industry. They include an hour of presentation and 15 minutes for questions or discussion. They are open to the public, yet pre-registration is required (closes the day before at 5:00pm CST). The webinar format means you don't have to leave home or work to attend, but an internet connection is required. If you don't have access to the internet, check each webinars individual registration/information page to see if your local University Extension office is hosting the webinar.
The topics include:

Renewable Parks WEbinar

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) presented a free webinar in their “Community Renewable Energy Success Stories” program.  It provides information on how two cities in Washington and New York integrated multiple renewable energy technologies to create renewable energy parks in their areas. View the webinar here.

Better Buildings: Better Business Conference

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 to Friday, March 8, 2013

Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells
Residential Buildings Program for building industry professionals

Sustainability Summit and Exposition

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 to Thursday, March 7, 2013
Delta Center, Milwaukee
Sustainability: An Economic and Ecologic Imperative
Keynote speaker on March 7th: Dr. James Hansen

Webinar Better Buildings Neighborhood Program

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The U.S. Department of Energy will present a webcast titled "Preliminary Process and Market Evaluation: Better Buildings Neighborhood Program". This webcast will present findings from two years of program implementation, highlight key elements of successful partner programs that brought about market change, and offer insights that can help Better Buildings Neighborhood Program partners and other residential energy efficiency program administrators strengthen their program delivery.

UW Oshkosh Sustainability Initiatives

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Wisconsin Green Building Alliance Educational Tour

Industrial Steam and Commercial Boiler Systems

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, 1109 Fourier Drive, Madison, WI

Boiler optimization is complex. Learn from an industry expert who will share the knowledge you need to achieve efficient, safe and reliable boiler systems and procedures.

Webinar: Cutting Energy Costs in Wastewater Treatment

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Sustainable City Network

Free one-hour webinar

Treating wastewater is extremely energy intensive, making up 30-60% of a city's energy bill when combined with energy used for drinking water treatment. A mere 10 percent reduction could save millions!