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ENERGY STAR Webcast: Ask the Expert

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 to Wednesday, January 25, 2017

A live webinar that gives users an opportunity to ask questions directly to EPA experts in an open forum. Available December 14, 21 and every Wednesday in January.

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ENERGY STAR Webcast: Using Target Finder and Portfolio Manager for Commercial New Construction Projects

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Learn how ENERGY STAR Target Finder and Portfolio Manager tools can be used to meet industry initiatives like the AIA 2030 Commitment, and discuss other industry software tools that connect to Portfolio Manager. Also discussed are the benefits of achieving ENERGY STAR on building design projects, how to assess and improve the efficiency of a design’s intended energy use, and how to set and achieve design energy efficiency targets.

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Wisconsin Sustainable Business Conference

Thursday, December 8, 2016

The 9th Annual Wisconsin Sustainable Business Conference provides the Wisconsin business community with a direct business-to-business exchange of sustainability experiences, challenges, tools, solutions and ideas. The annual conference brings outstanding speakers together in a design that maximizes interaction with the audience. This year’s agenda include a keynote by Dairyland Power’s CEO, Diane Nick, a breakout session on using renewable energy and an alternative fuel vehicle display.

Wisconsin Energy Institute Fall Seminar Series: Social Science, Political Economy, and Why They Matter for the Future of Energy

Monday, December 5, 2016

Social Science, Political Economy, and Why They Matter for the Future of Energy will be presented by Neil Stenhouse, Assistant Professor, Life Sciences Communication, at this free seminar at the Wisconsin Energy Institute, UW Madison. Open to the public. 

Location:
Wisconsin Energy Institue, Room 1115
1552 University Ave
Madison, WI 53726

Advancing the Last Frontier: Reduction of Commercial Plug Loads

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Learn about the potential for energy savings in commercial plug loads in this webinar hosted by Seventhwave. Recommendations for building operators, designers, energy professionals, and utility program professionals on how to combat this growing energy load will be given.

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Wisconsin Energy Institute Fall Seminar Series: Adventures in Deep Decarbonization

Monday, November 21, 2016

Adventures in Deep Decarbonization will be presented by Stephen Brick, Senior Fellow, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, at this free seminar at the Wisconsin Energy Institute, UW Madison. Open to the public. 

Location:
Wisconsin Energy Institue, Room 1115
1552 University Ave
Madison, WI 53726

Midwest Building Energy Codes Conference

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 to Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA) is hosting the 7th annual Midwest Building Energy Codes Conference. At this free conference learn about and discuss residential and commercial building efficiency and energy codes in the Midwest. Travel reimbursements of up to $750 are available for state or municipal employees engaged in energy codes, building energy benchmarking or related initiatives.

WERCBench Labs Fall Program

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

The WERCBench Labs entrepreneurial technology-immersive program provides an opportunity for start-ups to interact directly with highly experienced and technical mentors. Classes run every Tuesday through mid-January.
Register here.

Location:
M-WERC Energy Innovation Center
4201 N. 27th Street
Seventh Floor
Milwaukee, WI 53216

MREA Course: Basic Photovoltaics (PV 101)

Monday, November 14, 2016 to Sunday, December 18, 2016

Learn the basics of photovoltaic (PV) systems in this online, self-paced course from the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA). Students will learn how PV systems work, diargram the four PV system types, make energy efficiency recommendations, understand the basics of PV site assessment, and more.

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Solar Power PV Conference & Expo - Chicago

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 to Thursday, November 10, 2016

Solar Power PV Conference –  Chicago will feature education sessions about policies shaping the Midwest solar industry and new innovations. It will provide an opportunity to network with Midwest solar professionals as well. 

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