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ENERGY STAR Webcast - Portfolio Manager Office Hours, Focus Topic: Sharing - Part 1 (Sharing Tab, Contact Page, Sharing Report, and Bulk Sharing)

Thursday, August 21, 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. 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).

If you would like to skip the specific topic portion, feel free to join the call at 12:30 p.m. for the Q&A portion.

SEPA Webinar: The Utility as a Solar Advisor for Customers

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Hosted by the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA), this free webinar will provide insight into how utilities can benefit from engaging customers early about solar options. With tools like personalized solar estimates, information about the local solar pricing trends, local regulatory requirements, and software tools, utilities can influence and guide solar purchase decisions to support solar integration goals and optimize grid control. 

Alternative Fuels Workshop & WI Smart Fleet Recognition Program -- Madison, WI

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The Alternative Fuels Workshop will bring together Wisconsin's experts on alternative fuels and technologies. The Wisconsin Smart Fleet Recognition Program will recognize the partners in our new program that was developed to help reduce their carbon footprint, meet their internal economic goals, and provide them with smart fleet branding opportunities. Network with local fleet managers, businesses & consumers.

Alliant Energy Center
1919 Alliant Energy Center Way
Madison, WI 53713

MEEA Webinar: Unique Opportunities in Efficiency from HVAC Perspective

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Hosted by the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA), this webinar will discuss HVAC as a potential source for future savings given that the low hanging fruit of savings from major appliances and lighting are dwindling. This webinar will go through key product characteristics and the challenges of planning for and running HVAC programs compared to lighting and appliance programs.

DIY Solar Market Analysis Webinar Series - Community Solar Scenario Tool: Planning for a Fruitful Solar Garden

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Join us to learn about a new model that was developed to help municipal utilities, solar developers, and state and local advocates perform a "first cut" analysis of different community or shared solar program options. The Community Solar Scenario Tool allows users to see how various inputs, such as system size, location, and project costs, impact the economics of a project and from both a potential customer's perspective as well as the sponsoring utility.

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.

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.