2019 Energy Exchange Pre-Event Workshop Series

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Register now for the 2019 Energy Exchange pre-event workshops offered by the Federal Energy Management Program  (FEMP) on August 19, 2019, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. All pre-event workshops are free to attend.

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Workshop Series (WS)

WS1: Resilience Strategy and Technologies

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1

8:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Technical Resilience Navigator: Energy and Water Resilience Planning to Support Agency Missions (WS1-S1)

Introduces participants to the FEMP Technical Resilience Navigator, a systematic, prioritized approach for organizations to assess current infrastructure against mission priorities and risks; identify diverse solutions; and prioritize solutions that address preparedness and integration

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4

3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Distributed Energy Technologies for Resilience (WS1-S4)

Provides an overview of microgrids, battery storage, and combined heat and power technologies, including cost trends, use cases, and value streams from technical experts.

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WS2: Demand Response and Financing for Resilience

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2

10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Load Reduction Planning with FEDS 8.0 (WS2-S2)

Highlights methods to assist agencies with identifying cost-effective projects for reducing energy consumption using the latest version of the Facility Energy Decision System (FEDS) tool.

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3

1:15 p.m.-3:15 p.m.

Lessons Learned from Past Federal Distributed Energy Projects (WS2-S3)

Taps into federal project development history to help federal agencies execute more effective distributed energy (DE) projects, covers DE operational challenges and potential solutions, and discusses common DE project procurement showstoppers.

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4

3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Demand Response and Load Management (WS2-S4)

Provides information about and best practices for cost-saving opportunities from demand response and site-based load management.

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WS3: Building Design and Operations

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1

8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Facility Re-tuning Overview Workshop (WS3-S1)

Highlights the advantages of re-tuning from the energy savings and occupant-comfort perspectives. It also provide insights into re-tuning principles.

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2

10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

New Construction for Federal Sustainable Buildings: Requirements and Strategies (WS3-S2)

Focuses on the design process and offers guidance to help agencies implement and interpret the Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings and comply with federal statutory requirements for new construction.

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3

1:15 p.m.-3:15 p.m.

Energy Readiness Planning with 50001 Ready (WS3-S3)

Demonstrates how to utilize U.S. Department of Energy tools to institute a standardized and streamlined organizational practice that is consistent with ISO 50001 principles.

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4

3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Water Balance Workshop (WS3-S4)

Instructs attendees on developing a water balance and explains how a water balance can be used to help improve a water management program.

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WS4: Cybersecuring Facility Systems and Related Technologies

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2

10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

FEMP Federal Cybersecurity Training and Assessment (WS4-S2)

Discusses new tools for enhancing cybersecurity awareness and capability. It also focuses on new FEMP resources.

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3

1:15 p.m.-3:15 p.m.

Distributed Energy Resource Cybersecurity Framework (WS4-S3)

Introduces the Distributed Energy Resource (DER) Cybersecurity Framework, a tool designed to evaluate the cybersecurity posture of federal sites that already employ DER systems or plan to implement DER as a source of energy for day-to-day operations.

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4

3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Procuring Energy-Efficient Emerging Technologies (WS4-S4)

Explains how programs offered by the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approach the testing of emerging technologies and tells how these programs can benefit federal agencies' procurement goals and missions.

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WS5: Fleet and Data Center Technologies

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2

10:15 a.m.-3:15 p.m.

Federal Fleet Management 101 Workshop (WS5-S2)

Covers the basics of federal fleet management as well as the regulatory basis for fleet-related mandates.

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4

3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Getting Started: Identifying and Assessing Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Your Data Center (WS5-S4)

Walks participants through FEMP resources available through the Center of Expertise for Energy Efficiency in Data Centers.

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WS6: Financing Approaches for Federal Projects

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1

8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

UESC Executive Summary (WS6-S1)

Provides basic and essential knowledge of the utility energy service contract (UESC) contracting vehicle.

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2

10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

One eProject Builder for All Energy Projects (WS6-S2)

Introduces eProject Builder, the U.S. Department of Energy’s secure web-based energy project data management system that is now the standard for a wide range of federal energy retrofit projects.

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3a

1:15 p.m.-3:15 p.m.

Assuring Performance (WS6-S3a)

Demonstrates the value of performance-focused project development efforts, including identifying agency resources, assets, and gaps; rendering effective performance requirements for UESC task orders; and determining approaches to assuring performance through the life of energy projects.

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3b

1:15 p.m.-3:15 p.m.

ENABLE Contracting Issues: Understanding the GSA Schedule 84, SIN 246-53, Procurement Process (W6-S3b)

Discusses specific requirements of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule 84, SIN 246-53, which is the procurement vehicle used for ESPC ENABLE projects. 

504

4

3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

ENABLE Overview, Strategic Use, and Contracting Issues (WS6-S4)

Explains the ESPC ENABLE program parameters and misconceptions and examines strategic methods for special initiatives.

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WS7: ESPC 5 Phases to Success

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1

8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

ESPC 5 Phases to Success - Including Resilience (WS7-S1)

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