Register Now: ESPC Webinar Series

By Better Buildings Beat Team on Mar 20, 2018

Join the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Program for a 5-part series exploring the tools and resources of the Energy Savings Performance Contracting (ESPC) Accelerator. Learn innovative best practices developed in collaboration with 25 state and local organizations to overcome common barriers to implementing ESPC: streamlining the ESPC process, empowering the ESPC market with project data, building a national ESPC framework, and using innovative approaches for applying ESPC in new market sectors. The full schedule and registration information is below: 

April 12: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET
Considering ESPC

This training is geared towards practitioners considering ESPC for their energy efficiency projects and includes tools for making this decision and establishing the conditions for ESPC. Tool highlights include: ESPC or Design-Bid-Build?, ESPC Preliminary Diagnosis Tool, ESCO Market Study, and Legislative Library.


May 10: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET
Implementing ESPC Projects

This training features practical tips for carrying out an ESPC project. Tool highlights include: ESPC Virtual Technical Assistant, Financing Decision Tree, Best Practices for Selecting an Energy Service Company, Model ESPC Contract Documents, and eProject Builder.


June 14: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET
Establishing an ESPC Program

This training is geared towards state and local governments establishing support and services for ESPC as the go-to project financing mechanism in their jurisdictions. Tool highlights include: ESPC Key Attributes, Guidelines for Establishing ESPC Support Program, Virtual Technical Assistant for download, Networking Toolkit, Champions Toolkit, and State ESPC Program Examples.


July 12: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET
Expanding ESPC to New Markets

This training addresses how to introduce ESPC to market sectors that lack familiarity or experience with the mechanism, and includes a summary of successful results achieved by several Accelerator partners. Tool highlights include: ESPC Guide Series for Underserved Markets, ESPC Primer for K-12 Schools, ESPC Guide for Fleets and Fueling Infrastructure, ESPC Guide for Water Resource Recovery Facilities and an Implementation Model: Expanding ESPC to New Markets.


September 13: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET
Evaluating ESPC Results

This webinar presents resources for measuring the results of ESPC projects and sharing positive impacts with management and the public. Tool highlights include: Measurement & Verification Guidelines, Project Benchmark Sheets, State and Local Government Project Benchmark Sheet, K-12 Project Benchmark Sheet, Post-Secondary Project Benchmark Sheet, Public Housing Project Benchmark Sheet, and Overview of Economic Impact Analysis Tools.