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Industrial HVAC Technologies and Applications Course

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Learn about new industrial HVAC technologies and applications at this course hosted by WE Energies and Wisconsin Public Service. Discuss ventilation control systems, boiler types, and efficient heating, cooling, and ventilating.
Learn more and register.

Milwaukee Marriott West
W231N1600 Corporate Ct
Waukesha, WI 53186

Wisconsin Energy Institute Fall Seminar Series: Developing Sustainable Perennial Cellulosic Biomass Crops

Monday, October 24, 2016

Developing Sustainable Perennial Cellulosic Biomass Crops will be presented by Michael Casler, Professor of Agronomy and USDA Research Geneticist, at this free seminar at the Wisconsin Energy Institute, UW Madison. Open to the public. 

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

2016 Getting to Zero National Forum

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 to Friday, October 14, 2016

This forum, hosted by the New Buildings Institute (NBI) and Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), focuses on zero net energy (ZNE) buildings. Geared to designers, owners, operators, commercial real estate professionals, policymakers, manufacturers and others, join leading professionals to:
·       Share perspectives on the growth of zero net energy (ZNE)
·       Discuss policies that are driving new projects
·       Engage in best practices for successful outcomes
·       Collaborate on opportunities for ZNE to transform the built environment

Heating the Midwest Conference

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 to Thursday, October 13, 2016

Heating the Midwest is a network of thermal biomass advocates working to increase awareness and usage of renewable biomass for heat, which has the potential to greatly reduce the region’s dependence on propane and fuel oil for thermal energy. The 5th annual Heating the Midwest Conference will bring together experts in the field and manufacturers of equipment to answer any wood energy related questions.

Learn more and register

Financial strength through efficiency: facility management and the bottom line

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Facility managers can address wealth creation, asset management and risk control through energy efficiency choices. Those who do become more indispensable employees. Join Seventhwave for a free webinar to learn how to manage energy related assets whether at work or home. 

Learn more and register.

Midwest Energy Policy Conference

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 to Wednesday, October 5, 2016

The Midwest Energy Policy Conference will address the far-reaching topic of resiliency in our energy systems. Hosted by the Missouri Energy Initiative (MEI), the conference provides diverse perspectives and engaging discussions on today's most pressing energy issues facing the Midwest.   

Hands-on Solar Training at MREA

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 to Friday, October 14, 2016

This 4 course series by the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA), ranging from basic to advanced, covers the fundamentals of solar photovoltaics (PV) to the design and installation of a PV system. Use the links below to learn more about each course and to register.

PV 101: Basic Photovoltaics

PV 201: PV Site Assessor Training

Greenbuild Conference & Expo

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 to Friday, October 7, 2016

Greenbuild, the international conference of the US Green Building Council,  is the ultimate sustainably run conference & Expo hall with education programs, featuring over 200 sessions, workshops, summits, and tours. 

For more information and to register
Los Angeles Convention Center
Los Angeles, CA

Ride with RENEW 2016

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Touring the Fond du Lac area, the 30 mile ride will stop at five renewable energy projects:

  • Sisters of St. Agnes 250 kW solar installation
  • Vir-Clar Farm Digester
  • Cedar Ridge Wind Farm
  • Grande Cheese Energy Efficient Building
  • UW-Fond du Lac and Fond du Lac High School for overview of renewable energy use

The Wisconsin Solar Tour

Saturday, October 1, 2016

The Wisconsin Solar Tour is coordinated by The Midwest Renewable Energy Association as part of the American Solar Energy Society National Solar Tour. Visit a variety of sustainable homes and businesses throughout Wisconsin! There will be over 50 Wisconsin homes and businesses showcasing renewable energy systems, energy efficient upgrades, sustainably-built structures, and more! Tour stops are free and open to the public.