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DOE Announces Webinars on Teaching Energy in Post-Secondary Education, Energy Efficiency in Restaurants, and More

June 26, 2014 - 8:31am

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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

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

Webinar Sponsor: Education and Workforce Development

The Energy Department will present a live webinar  titled "Energy 101—Energy in the Classroom" on Thursday, June 26, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.  The webinar will focus 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 surrounding 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.

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June 27: Live Webinar on Better Buildings Case Competition:  Energy Efficiency in the Restaurant Franchise Model, a Case Study

Webinar Sponsor: Better Buildings Challenge

The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "A Side of Savings: Energy Efficiency in the Restaurant Franchise Model, a Case Study" on Friday, June 27, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.  During the webinar, Better Buildings Case Competition winners Team Everpower of Carnegie Mellon University and Team Crown Joules of Harvard University will present their energy efficiency strategies for restaurant franchises.

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July 1: Live Webinar on Better Buildings Case Competition: Satisfying RPS with Solar, a Case Study

Webinar Sponsor: Better Buildings Challenge

The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "Here Comes the Sun: Satisfying RPS with Solar, a Case Study" on Tuesday, July 1, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. During the webinar, Better Buildings Case Competition winners Team Delta Eta of Columbia University will present their solution to developing a cost-effective solar incentive program strategy for utility companies charged with meeting renewable portfolio standards (RPS).

Register to attend the webinar.

July 3: Live Webinar on Better Buildings Case Competition: Taking Commercial PACE Financing to Scale, a Case Study

Webinar Sponsor: Better Buildings Challenge

The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "Picking up PACE: Taking Commercial PACE Financing to Scale, a Case Study" on Thursday, July 3, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. During the webinar, Better Buildings Case Competition winners Team Everpower from Carnegie Mellon University will present their solution to developing a program structure and a business plan that states can use to effectively implement PACE (property assessed clean energy) financing and scale up energy efficiency.

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July 10: Live Webinar on Better Buildings Challenge: Multifamily Update

Webinar Sponsor: Better Buildings Challenge

The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "Better Buildings Challenge: Multifamily Update" on Thursday, July 10, from 3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.  During the webinar, information will be shared on how Better Buildings Challenge multifamily partners are achieving their energy goals by deploying energy management programs. 

Register to attend the webinar.

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.

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Past Webinars

April 15: Live Webinar on LED Color Stability:  10 Important Questions

Webinar Sponsor:  Solid-State Lighting Program

The Energy Department presented a live webinar titled "LED Color Stability: 10 Important Questions" on Tuesday, April 15. The webinar examined the causes of color shift over the lifetime of an LED product and looked at existing metrics used to describe color shift and color stability in LED lighting. Presenters included Michael Royer of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Ralph Tuttle of Cree, and Chad Stalker of Philips Lighting.

View the past webinar.

April 14: Live Webinar on Maintenance on Practices for LED Streetlights

Webinar Sponsor:  Municipal Solid-State Street Lighting Consortium

The Energy Department presented a live webinar titled "Maintenance Practices for LED Streetlights" on Monday, April 14. Unfamiliarity with LED streetlight technology naturally prompts important questions about maintenance and reliability, and how to take these issues into account when planning and preparing for a transition to this technology. During the webinar, presenters Glenn Cooper of the City of Boston, Stephen Crume of the City of Seattle, and Patrick Batte of the City of Las Vegas discussed their cities' respective LED street lighting programs and lessons learned along the way, including failure rates and failure modes experienced to date and the associated best practices their programs have developed in response.

View the past webinar.
 

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