Better Buildings Webinars for 2018

Cutting Water Waste: DOE and EPA Resources to Advance Water Efficiency

Tuesday, Mar 6, 2018 @ 3 4 pm EST
A growing number of organizations are taking action to reduce their water consumption to protect against rising costs, mitigate the risk of future water scarcity, and demonstrate environmental leadership. Cutting water waste has the added benefit of reducing the energy needed to treat and distribute water. Learn about tools and resources from the Energy Department and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that can help you meter and track water consumption, identify savings opportunities, and implement best practices to accelerate your water saving strategies.        


Taking Control: Best Practices in Energy Data Management & Tools for Success

Tue, Apr 3, 2018 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

Come learn from leaders in the public, multifamily, and commercial sectors on how to manage your energy data effectively so you can save money and avoid wasting energy. In addition, get a preview of DOE's new Energy Data Management Guide for the public sector - a toolkit of best practices and proven strategies on strategic energy management programs based on interviews with 60 state and local governments.


Financing 2.0: Navigating 3rd-Party Financing for Efficiency and Renewables

Tue, May 1, 2018 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

The last few years have seen dramatic growth in the variety of third-party financing options available for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. To help make sense of the options, DOE recently rolled out the Better Buildings Financing Navigator 2.0, an improved version of our online tool that helps organizations find financing for efficiency and renewables projects. On this webinar, we' ll highlight the powerful new features of the Navigator. We'll also hear from industry experts on key trends in third-party financing, as well as practical tips and tricks to help you secure funding that works for you.


Completed 2017-2018 Webinars:

Lab Partners: How to Leverage DOE National Laboratories
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 I 3:00 - 4:00 PM
Learn about the National Laboratories and how your organization can work with them to enhance your energy efficiency.

2 for 1: Energy Efficiency and Water Savings are a Combo Deal  Learn how you can achieve both energy and water savings in an industrial or commercial setting, and how one often follows the other.

Back to School: Including Energy Efficiency in K-12 Classrooms More than 50 million students and faculty occupy our nation's nearly 130,000 school buildings for 1,000 hours and 200 school days every year. According to recent data, annual K-12 school utility expenditures top $10 billion. Join this webinar to learn how school districts are managing energy costs, maintaining healthy environments, and meeting STEM academic requirements. View webinar.

Year of the Lease: New Tools for Leased Space Energy EfficiencyLearn about new developments for furthering energy and water savings in leased spaces, including new programs from EPA and the latest enhancements to Better Buildings efforts. View webinar.  

Big Results in Small Places: Exploring the Untapped Energy Efficiency Potential of Small Data Centers

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 I 3:00 - 4:00 PM
Learn why small data centers shouldn't be overlooked when it comes to energy efficiency, and discover low-cost, high-win strategies that can reduce energy demand.
  Taking Control: Best Practices in Energy Data Management and Tools for SuccessTuesday, February 6, 2018 I 3:00 - 4:00 PM
This webinar features public, commercial, and multifamily sector partners sharing best practices on energy data management, and will also introduce DOE's Energy Data Management Guide. F

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