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DOE Announces Webinars on New Energy Savings Performance Contracting Resources, Better Buildings Challenge, and More

July 22, 2014 - 4:58pm

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EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, to training for the clean energy workforce. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required. You can also watch archived webinars and browse previously aired videos, slides, and transcripts.

Upcoming Webinars

July 23: Live Webinar on New Energy Savings Performance Contracting Resources

Webinar Sponsor: Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs Office

The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled “New Energy Savings Performance Contracting Resources” on Wednesday, July 23, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The Energy Department’s Technical Assistance Program provides state, local, and tribal officials with resources to advance successful, high-impact, and long-lasting clean energy policies, programs, and projects. This webinar will introduce new Energy Savings Performance Contracting (ESPC) model documents developed by Energy Department experts and stakeholders. Featuring standard terms and conditions, reporting requirements, financial calculations, and content structures, the new resources will help streamline the ESPC process by offering an updated standard ESPC contract and new companion documents for the public sector.

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July 24: Live Webinar on Better Buildings Challenge: Public-Sector Update

Webinar Sponsor: Better Buildings Challenge

The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled “Better Buildings Challenge: Public-Sector Update” on Thursday, July 24, from 3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. As part of the webinar,   the Energy Department will share how Better Buildings Challenge public-sector partners are achieving their energy goals. Find out how partners demonstrated progress in 2013, including percent improvement and cumulative savings across counties, cities and states.

Register to attend the webinar.

August 5: Live Webcast on National Energy Literacy Virtual Town Hall

Webinar Sponsor:  Education and Workforce Development

The Department of Energy will present a live webcast titled “National Energy Literacy Virtual Town Hall” on Tuesday, August 5, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.  This webinar will feature a conversation about nationwide efforts to address energy illiteracy through the Department of Energy's Energy Literacy Framework. The webinar will consist of presentations highlighting national, new media, and local efforts using e-books, experiential curriculum, and best practices in energy education. Attendees will also learn about resources to help shape the teaching and learning of energy topics. The goal of this webinar is to share resources for energy education and provide attendees with opportunities to connect. Attendees may include teachers, administrators, science or STEM coordinators, and anyone else interested in energy education.

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August 7: Live Webinar on Better Buildings Challenge: Education Sector Update

Webinar Sponsor: Better Buildings Challenge

The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled “Better Buildings Challenge: Education Sector Update” on Thursday, August 7, from 3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. As part of the webinar, Better Buildings Challenge education partners will describe how they are achieving their energy goals by deploying energy management programs. Participants will also hear how partners demonstrated progress last year, including percent improvement and cumulative savings across school districts, colleges and universities.

Register to attend the webinar.

Past Webinars

June 24: Live Webinar on Hydrogen Fueling for Current and Anticipated Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles

Webinar Sponsor:  Fuel Cell Technologies Office

The Energy Department presented a live webinar titled "Hydrogen Fueling for Current and Anticipated Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles" on Tuesday, June 24. The webinar features representatives from the California Energy Commission discussing their recently announced Notice of Proposed Award for 28 hydrogen fueling stations, the evaluation criteria they used, and a variety of related competitions. In addition, representatives from Argonne National Laboratory will discuss a new tool for estimating the economic impacts of hydrogen infrastructure for early market fuel cell electric vehicles. The tool, titled JOBS and economic impacts of Hydrogen (JOBS H2), estimates the jobs, earnings, and economic output created by deploying hydrogen fueling stations.

View the past webinar.

June 26: Live Webinar on Energy 101—Energy in the Post-Secondary Setting

Webinar Sponsor:  Education and Workforce Development

The Energy Department presented a live webinar titled "Energy 101—Energy in the Classroom" on Thursday, June 26. The webinar focuses on the sharing of best practices and resources in teaching energy in the first two years of post-secondary education. The webinar is the first part of the Energy 101 Dialogue Series, which aims to identify best practices for teaching energy in the post-secondary setting, to amplify those best practices, and to support the creation of a community of practice of energy education experts.

View the past webinar.

 

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