Education Opportunities

Energy Events ARCHIVE

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
608.826.0500

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!

RENEW Energy Policy Summit 2013

Friday, January 11, 2013

RENEW Wisconsin will be hosting its second annual renewable energy policy summit on Friday, January 11 at the Pyle Center in Madison.  The purpose of the summit is it provide the background and tools to organize Wisconsin renewable energy stakeholders to “Power Positive Action” in 2013.   You represent part of Wisconsin’s renewable energy community, which is the constituency that RENEW seeks to engage in planning and organizing Wisconsin’s renewable energy agenda for 2013.

If you have not yet registered, you still can on the Summit Web site.

Webinar on Transit-Oriented Development

Thursday, November 15, 2012

On Thursday, November 15, 2012, from 1:00 to 2:15 pm EST, join the city of Moline, Illinois, the city of Cincinnati, Ohio, and the HUD-DOT-EPA Partnership for Sustainable Communities for a discussion of transit-oriented development projects. Participants will learn about the innovative approaches that Moline and Cincinnati have taken to achieve economic growth and revitalize neighborhoods, and support that is available from the HUD-DOT-EPA Partnership to communities interested in undertaking transit-oriented development.

Successful PACE Program in Riverside County, California

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012, from 1:00 to 2:00 pm EST, the Western Riverside Council of Governments (Riverside County, California) will discuss Riverside County’s Home Energy Renovation Opportunity (HERO) Program, which has financed more than $50 million in home energy retrofits since it was launched in December 2011. The HERO program helps residential and commercial property owners pay for solar installations, energy retrofits, and water conservation projects.

Space is limited.

Financing Energy Efficient Upgrades with ENERGY STAR

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Learn how public sector organizations are improving energy efficiency with innovative solutions to financial barriers. Attendees will learn about financing projects in the public and private sectors, the basics of performance contracting, and how EPA’s tools and resources can help you make the decision to improve your facilities now or later.

Saving Energy through Solar Water Heating Technologies in Higher Education Buildings

Thursday, October 25, 2012

This webinar, hosted by EPA’s Energy Supply and Industry Branch, will showcase solar thermal technology applications in higher education facilities that reduce water heating costs for cleaning, showering, and laundering. Two university professionals will discuss the economic, energy, and social motivations that led them to consider a solar water heating system, how they handled perceived and real risks or barriers to project development, as well as the financial and energy savings each institution has experienced.

How to Launch an ENERGY STAR Energy Efficiency Competition

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Time and time again, leading ENERGY STAR partners have found that a spirit of healthy competition and the opportunity for recognition are among the best drivers for participation in organization- or community-wide energy management. Any organization can run a competition, including trade associations, commercial businesses, manufacturing companies, local and state governments, schools, congregations, and more.

Mayor Bill Finch (Bridgeport, Connecticut) Speaks on Government Support for Environmental Justice and the BGreen 2020 Plan

Monday, October 22, 2012


Join Mayor Bill Finch of Bridgeport, Connecticut, and the HUD-DOT-EPA Partnership for Sustainable Communities for a webinar on how the city of Bridgeport is working to become “New England's greenest city.” An EPA Environmental Justice Showcase Community, Bridgeport was featured in the Partnership's 2012 Accomplishments Report and recent Partnership video. (Milwaukee is also an Environmental Justice Showcase Community).

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