Education Opportunities

Energy Events ARCHIVE

ENERGY STAR Webinar: Portfolio Manager Office Hours, Focus Topic: Editing Use Details

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Portfolio Manager "Office Hours" is a live webinar that gives all users an opportunity to ask their questions directly to EPA in an open forum. In 2014, Office Hours will be held once a month. We will plan to spend the first 20-30 minutes of each session discussing a specific focus topic. The remaining hour will be used to answer any questions you have about Portfolio Manager (not limited to the focus topic).

ENERGY Star Webinar: Benchmarking Water/Wastewater Treatment Facilities in Portfolio Manager

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Learn how to track the progress of energy efficiency efforts and compare the energy use of wastewater treatment plants to other peer facilities across the country. Attendees will learn how to measure and track energy use and carbon dioxide emission reductions in water and wastewater treatment plants to establish baseline energy use, prioritize investments, set goals, and track improvements over time.

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

Monday, May 12, 2014

Join us as we demonstrate the Target Finder tool and its integration with the ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager tool! Attendees will also learn the benefits of achieving ENERGY STAR 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.

Resilient Wisconsin Day -- Madison, WI

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Hosted by the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters, this public forum will feature recommendations emerging from the Wisconsin Academy's initiatives, Waters of Wisconsin and Wisconsin's Climate and Energy Future. The Wisconsin Academy's Initiatives bring Wisconsin residents together with a diverse array of experts and stakeholders to find solutions to statewide problems.

Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo -- Long Beach, CA

Monday, May 5, 2014 to Thursday, May 8, 2014

ACT Expo is proud to continue to showcase the success and progress of the US Department of Energy's national Clean Cities program, which has been in existence for more than 20 years. Now in its fourth year, ACT Expo is North America's largest clean fleet expo representing all weight classes and alternative fuel types-including electric, hybrid, hydrogen, natural gas, propane autogas, and renewable fuels.

U.S. EPA Climate Showcase Communities Replication Workshop -- Baltimore, MD

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Join the US EPA to hear from Climate Showcase Communities Grantees who have been piloting successful greenhouse gas mitigation projects at this free, 1-day workshop. Attendees of the workshop will hear directly from the government staff who designed and implemented these programs, and learn about best practices, tools, and resources that they can use to catalyze similar action in their own community. Attendees will also have the opportunity to talk informally with program representatives during café style discussions.

Evansville Community Earth Day Energy Fair

Friday, April 25, 2014

The 12th Annual Evansville Community Earth Day Energy Fair will be held at the School Fieldhouse on 320 Fair St. in Evansville, WI.  For more information, contact Jim at Evansville Community Partnership:

Making the Case for Energy Efficiency: Sales Tactics That Work -- Green Bay, WI

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Saving energy and money is reason enough to invest in efficiency, right? Wrong, there are too many other projects vying for an organization's finite management bandwidth and capital. Unless the benefits of enhanced efficiency are reframed so that they can be measured with yardsticks that organizations are already using to gauge success, proposals for saving energy will continue to be rejected or simply ignored.

Green Vehicles Workshop and Showcase -- Milwaukee, WI

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The Green Vehicles Workshop will bring together Milwaukee Area experts on green transportation. Everything from overarching trends to personal experiences, the workshop will provide attendees with all of the trends, technologies, and fleet experiences you need to get up-to-date on the industry. Network with local fleet managers, businesses, and consumers.  The Green Vehicles Showcase will follow the workshop and will allow attendees to view the latest alternative fuel and advanced vehicle technologies. 



Nelson Institute Earth Day Conference -- Madison, WI

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

UW-Madison’s Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies eighth annual conference, Earth: To Be Determined, will explore challenges and opportunities presented by rapid, large-scale changes in the global environment, including implications for energy and climate, human health, natural resources, the economy, urban development, the demographics of the environmental movement and more.