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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.

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. 

Cheese Makers: What's Your Recipe for Energy Savings?

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Identify energy saving opportunities in cheese making facilities at this course hosted by Alliant Energy and the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association. Discuss the technological advances to improve efficiency in cheese making facilities and describe their cost saving benefits.
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Peppercorn Banquets
1417 Mansion Dr
Monroe, WI 53566

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.
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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.

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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. 

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