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40th Annual Wisconsin Association for Environmental Education Conference

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 to Friday, August 15, 2014

The 40th annual Wisconsin Association for Environmental Education (WAEE) conference is combined this year with the first ever Green & Healthy Schools Institute, August 13-15, at UW-Stevens Point. Join educators, administrators, students and others interested in environmental education from around the state on field trips and participate in hands-on workshops to learn new teaching techniques. Sessions include the nine Green & Healthy Schools focus areas including energy, water, transportation, community involvement, and environmental/sustainability education.

ENERGY STAR Webcast - Benchmarking Water/Wastewater Treatment Facilities in Portfolio Manager

Tuesday, August 12, 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.

DOE Tribal Renewable Energy Series Webinar: Project Implementation and Operations and Maintenance

Friday, August 8, 2014

Attendees will become familiar with the last two steps of the five steps of the Energy Project Framework: project implementation (step #4) and Operations and Maintenance (step #5). Information on project management, reporting, monitoring, and commissioning will be provided. Other topics discussed include project agreements, vendor contracting process, preconstruction tasks, and equipment installation.

ENERGY STAR Webcast - How to Apply for the ENERGY STAR

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Join us to learn about applying for ENERGY STAR certification in Portfolio Manager. Understand the value of the ENERGY STAR certification, see the step-by-step process of applying, and gain tips to help your property get from application to award.

Tribal Renewable Energy Series Webinar: Project Implementation and O & M

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Attendees will become familiar with the last two steps of the five steps of the Energy Project Framework: project implementation (step #4) and Operations and Maintenance (step #5). Information on project management, reporting, monitoring, and commissioning will be provided. This DOE Webcast will also discuss other topics, which include project agreements, vendor contracting process, preconstruction tasks, and equipment installation.

ENERGY STAR Webcast - Portfolio Manager 201

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Continue to learn about EPA's new ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager tool, with a deeper dive into more advanced functionalities such as: managing and tracking changes to your property uses over time; using spreadsheet templates to update property data; setting goals and targets to plan energy improvements for properties; generating and using custom reports; and using the Sustainable Buildings Checklist.

MEEA Webinar: Commercial Building Energy Efficiency Opportunities in the Midwest

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Hosted by the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA), this webinar will provide insight about deep energy efficiency opportunities (rather than low hanging fruit like lighting already upgraded) drawing from energy analysis of tens of thousands of commercial buildings using Retroficiency energy audit software.. This webinar will provide best-practice strategies utilities and program administrators are using to reach deeper energy savings.

ENERGY STAR Webcast - Portfolio Manager 101

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Join us as we introduce and demonstrate the core functionality of EPA's new ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager tool. Attendees will learn how to: navigate the new Portfolio Manager; add a property and eneter details about it; enter energy and water consumption data; share properties; generate performance reports to assess progress; and respond to data requests.

Futre of Alternative Fuels Workshop and Showcase

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The workshop, hosted by Wisconsin Clean Cities, will give attendees the opportunity to discuss experiences with alternative fuel users and experts. Topics include natural gas, propane, electricity, ethanol, biodiesel, and hydrogen. A showcase will be held at Kwik Trip Alternative Fuels Station from 1:00 - 3:00 pm where vehicles wil be on display. Speakers are from International Motorwerks, Kwik Trip, PERC, La Crosse Police Department, ANGI Energy Systems, XCEL Energy and Organic Valley.

GreenBuilt Home Tour

Saturday, July 26, 2014 to Sunday, July 27, 2014

The GreenBuilt Home Tour features 16 nationally recognized green homes in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin. Focus is on green construction, energy savings, and sustainable development and includes ENERGY STAR for Homes, LEED for Homes, DOE Challenge Home, Illinois GreenStar, and Passive House. For more information and to purchase tickets visit the Green Built Home Tour website.

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