Better Buildings Events Calendar

Better Buildings partners participate in webinars, peer-exchange calls, meetings, and industry workshops and conferences. Browse upcoming events and opportunities to participate by month.

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Webinar: Bridging the Gap Between Efficiency and Demand Response

Bridging the Gap Between Efficiency and Demand Response

Webinar
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
EST

This webinar, planned by the Renewables Integration Technical Research Team, hosted great presenters including Dan York from ACEEE who provided an overview of their new publication: Integrated Energy Efficiency and Demand Response Programs. In addition, we heard form some of our Better Buildings Members who have engaged in efficiency and demand response programs – and go beyond those programs to continually lower energy consumption and manage peak demand.

Speakers: Dan York, ACEEE; Craig Wright, Aurora Public Schools; Gregg Fischer, Tishman Speyer

 
 
 
Webinar: GPG Outbrief Webinar - 2020 GSA/DOE RFI on Grid-interactive Efficient Buildings

GPG Outbrief Webinar - 2020 GSA/DOE RFI on Grid-interactive Efficient Buildings

Webinar
Thursday, November 7, 2019
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
EST

Please join this GSA outbrief webinar that explores this year’s request for information (RFI) issued by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). 

The 2020 RFI seeks information from vendors and other interested parties on technologies and energy services that can cost-effectively provide building load flexibility as part of a Grid-interactive Efficient Building (GEB) strategy. Please find a link to the RFI here, or go to  FBO.gov. and search by Keyword/Solicitation#:  47PA0120N0001 for the most recent modification. 

We look forward to your participation in the webinar and encourage you to invite colleagues who might be interested in learning more about the RFI.

To register for the webinar:  https://meet.gsa.gov/rfi-2020/event/registration.html

To attend the webinar: https://meet.gsa.gov/gpg-outbrief/

 
 
 
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Webinar: Rethinking Leasing: Spotlight on the 2019 Green Lease Leaders

Rethinking Leasing: Spotlight on the 2019 Green Lease Leaders

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019 3:00 pm EST
Partners: Institute for Market Transformation; Kilroy Realty Corporation; Sabey Data Center Partners
Sectors: Commercial, Data Centers

The Green Lease Leaders program shines a spotlight on innovative landlord and tenant companies that add energy efficiency and sustainability clauses to their leases. This webinar recognized the 2019 Green Lease Leaders who are pushing the envelope on building performance and energy-aligned leasing. Speakers demonstrated how smart leases enable landlords and tenants to work together to keep costs down, while ensuring energy efficiency and workplace comfort.

Speakers: Audi Banny, Institute for Market Transformation; Sara Neff, Kilroy Realty Corporation; Nicole Stika, Greater Cleveland Partnership; John Sasser, Sabey Data Centers 

Transcript coming soon. 

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Webinar: Zero Client Computing and Set Top Box Voluntary Agreements

Zero Client Computing and Set Top Box Voluntary Agreements

Webinar
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 2:00 pm EST

The Plug and Process Load Technology Research Team provided updates on current and upcoming PPL Team research efforts followed by two technical presentations, each on different measures for plug load savings. Amanda Farthing (University of Michigan) discussed the recently published study, Energy savings and usability of zero-client computing in office settings, and Jennifer Amann (American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy) highlighted energy savings from Set Top Box (STB) and small network equipment voluntary agreements (VA).

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Webinar: GPG Outbrief Webinar - High Rotor Switched Reluctance Motors

GPG Outbrief Webinar - High Rotor Switched Reluctance Motors

Webinar
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Please join this GPG Outbrief webinar on a smart motor that combines an innovative electric motor design with a programmable variable speed drive and a controller that provides real-time monitoring and cloud-based connectivity. During the webinar, researchers and facility managers will discuss findings from the evaluation, share operational guidance and answer questions. We look forward to your participation in the webinar and encourage you to invite colleagues who might be interested in learning more about smart motors. 

 

Note: Attendees are eligible to receive 1 continuing education credit from the American Institute of Architects for attending webinars.

To register for the webinar:  https://meet.gsa.gov/gpg-21/event/registration.html

To attend the webinar: https://meet.gsa.gov/gpg-outbrief/

 
 
 
 
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