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: Because Wastewater Matters: Evolutions in Wastewater Treatment and Examples of Distributed Treatment

Because Wastewater Matters: Evolutions in Wastewater Treatment and Examples of Distributed Treatment

Webinar
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 3:00 pm EST
Partner: Volvo Group North America
Sectors: Commercial, Education, Industrial, Multifamily, Residential, Local Government, State Government, Data Centers, Financial Services, Utility

Treating wastewater can be very energy intensive; learn how doing the job on-site can improve the efficiency of wastewater treatment collection systems and reduce costs.

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Peer Exchange Calls: Plug and Process Loads Technical Team Bi-Annual Call: Data Analytics for Plug Loads – Finding Energy-Saving Opportunities Across Building Systems

Plug and Process Loads Technical Team Bi-Annual Call: Data Analytics for Plug Loads – Finding Energy-Saving Opportunities Across Building Systems

Peer Exchange Calls
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
EST
Sector: Commercial

The BBA Plug and Process Load Team is holding its bi-annual call to talk through new and upcoming resources that showcase opportunities for reducing plug load energy, and highlight upcoming industry events. Nana Wilberforce, the energy manager at PNC Financial Services, will also provide a technical presentation on PNC’s plug load pilot project with Carnegie Mellon University, and the outcomes of this project that have led PNC to dive deep into plug load data analytics. These analytics have helped PNC identify inefficiencies, find energy saving opportunities, understand occupancy patterns, and link this data to other building systems and use it for optimizing space utilization. Open discussion will be encouraged regarding these plug load efficiency solutions for commercial buildings.

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Event: The Business Case for High-Performance Buildings

The Business Case for High-Performance Buildings

Event
Thursday, April 6, 2017
9:00 am to 12:30 pm
EST
Sector: Commercial

Using real world examples, The Business Case for High Performance Buildings is a course that will demonstrate how leading property owners can incorporate sustainability into their operational and investment decisions. Attendees will learn:

  • The major drivers for green building demand
  • How energy and sustainability impact a building's economic performance
  • What commonly used resources are available for industry professionals
  • How local environmental policies impact commercial transactions
  • The financial benefits of energy efficient buildings for both landlords and tenants
  • How to help clients handle energy and sustainability in the lease process

Location: Earth Advantage - 623 SW Oak St, Suite 300, Portland, OR 97205

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Event: Green Building Strategies: Adding Value for Clients

Green Building Strategies: Adding Value for Clients

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Friday, April 7, 2017
9:30 am to 3:30 pm
EST
Sector: Commercial

Research has shown that green buildings generate rental and sale premiums, and reports of higher levels of tenant happiness, productivity, and health. This course will help you to become knowledgeable about Green Building Strategies so you can advise buyers, tenants, and owners. Understanding the benefits of energy efficient or ‘green’ Buildings is good for your clients’ bottom line, and for yours.

Location: Century Plaza Towers | Conference Room A
2029 Century Park East, Los Angeles, CA

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Industry Conference: PRSM National Conference

PRSM National Conference

Industry Conference
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 12:00 pm to Thursday, April 20, 2017 12:00 pm
EST

The Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM) National Conference is a must-attend event for Facilities Maintenance professionals. The conference, held in Dallas, features seven education tracks (including sustainability), networking opportunities, and a 2-day exhibition.

PRSM National Conference
 
 
 
 
 
 
Peer Exchange Calls: Two Is More Than One: Leveraging Strategic Partners

Two Is More Than One: Leveraging Strategic Partners

Peer Exchange Calls
Thursday, April 20, 2017
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
EST

On this call, participants will discuss their best practices for engaging with strategic partners. The discussion will be facilitated by Residential Network partners as well as speakers from the Natural Resources Defense Council and other organizations.

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Peer Exchange Calls: Net Energy Metering & Rate Changes - Implications for Distributed Generation

Net Energy Metering & Rate Changes - Implications for Distributed Generation

Peer Exchange Calls
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
EST
Sector: Commercial

Electric rates, rate structures and net energy metering (NEM) rules are quickly changing through the US. This may have a large impact on the economics of existing solar PV systems or systems you plan to install. Navigant’s solar team will present: top rate reform and NEM trends, case studies demonstrating the impacts, implications for solar PV, and recommendations for Better Buildings Alliance members.

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Peer Exchange Calls: Just What the Doctor Ordered: Integrating Health Benefits into Energy Efficiency Programs

Just What the Doctor Ordered: Integrating Health Benefits into Energy Efficiency Programs

Peer Exchange Calls
Thursday, April 27, 2017
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
EST

This call will focus on approaches for combining energy efficiency and indoor air quality programs, featuring a panel of Residential Network partners and experts.

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