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2015 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Sector: Commercial, Education, Industrial, Multifamily, Residential, Local Government, State Government, Data Centers, Financial Services, Utility
2015 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: Rural Ulster Preservation Company
Sector: Education, Industrial

Prolonging the lives of buildings through reuse not only retains a sense of place, but also promotes energy conservation. Hear how RUPCO turned an abandoned factory in Kingston, NY, into a vibrant anchor for the arts community with housing and galleries, while yielding significant energy savings. Other case studies explore the intersection of preservation and sustainability at the University of Virginia and nationally.

2015 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: HARBEC
Sector: Education, Industrial

Contributers from Harbec, North Carolina State University, and Clark Financial Service describe how CHP has supported their portfolio energy reduction goals and resiliency concerns.

2015 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Sector: Industrial, Utility

Industrial customers have much to gain from partnering with their utilities on energy efficiency, but a series of barriers have led to lower industrial participation rates in utility programs relative to other sectors. This panel will highlight effective utility programs for industrial customers, identifying key attributes that drive greater industrial participation and lead to significant energy and cost savings.

2015 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: Legrand, MGM Resorts International, Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America
Sector: Commercial, Industrial

Learn strategies to effectively communicate with and motivate behavior change from the people who hold resource consumption in their hands every day, including specific language, techniques for gaining buy-in, and even an app!

2015 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: Alachua County Public Schools, Schneider Electric
Sector: Commercial, Education, Industrial

Low-cost sensors, ubiquitous Internet connectivity, and other technological advances are opening new doors for energy efficiency in homes, buildings, and factories. Sometimes called “intelligent efficiency,” this network-based, high-tech approach could cut the nation’s energy use by 12% to 24% according to some experts. This presentation discusses new opportunities, developments, and challenges in this emerging field.

2015 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: Ford Motor Company
Sector: Commercial, Industrial, State Government

A select group of Better Buildings Challenge partners are working with DOE to set water-saving goals, track progress, and share solutions with their peers. This presentation features a cross-sector group of organizations sharing early results and key insights on strategies they have used to improve water efficiency.

2015 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: Cummins, Inc., Hilton, Schneider Electric
Sector: Commercial, Industrial

Learn how these companies and organizations have implemented strategic energy management programs to improve energy efficiency and reduce costs.

2015 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: State of Maryland
Sector: Commercial, Industrial, State Government, Utility

Across the country, states are working with policy-makers, regulators, utilities, and end users to accelerate the adoption of energy efficiency and combined heat and power (CHP). Learn from State Energy Office representatives about their goals and recent strategies for driving deployment of CHP and energy efficiency in the commercial, institutional, and industrial sectors.

2015 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: University of California, Irvine
Sector: Commercial, Education, Industrial

Laboratory facilities are very energy intensive—using about three times more energy than an average office building. Operating a single lab fume hood can result in as much energy use as three typical homes! Explore opportunities for saving energy in labs and hear about actual implementations, including a highly successful campus-wide program.

2015 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: General Motors, HARBEC, Nissan North America, Inc.
Sector: Industrial, Financial Services

Manufacturers typically subject energy efficiency projects to strict return on investment and payback rules. While many companies only fund projects that pay for themselves in 2 years or less, manufacturers represented in this presentation will share mechanisms they have employed to stretch or work around conservative energy efficiency investment rules.

2015 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: Johnson Controls, Inc., Kingspan Insulated Panels, Inc.
Sector: Commercial, Industrial

Large companies are increasingly looking to advance energy efficiency within their supply chains to control costs, minimize risk, and improve their corporate sustainability credentials. As they do, a key issue is understanding the unique needs and challenges facing small businesses—a topic that is also relevant for state and local governments interested in advancing energy efficiency among small manufacturers located in their jurisdictions. Industry professionals explore this issue from a variety of different perspectives.

2015 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: The Tower Companies
Sector: Commercial, Industrial, Multifamily

Energy management information systems (EMISs) are powerful; organizations that have implemented them have reported savings of up to 20% due to better energy performance and operations. However, finding the right EMIS for your organization can be difficult, and securing funding can be even harder. In this presentation, hear from organizations on how they funded their EMISs and learn about options and resources available for yours.

2015 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: 3M, Bridgestone Americas, Inc., Volvo Group North America
Sector: Industrial

A range of DOE programs and resources are available to help companies save energy, reduce operating costs, and improve competitiveness. In this presentation, Better Plants partners will describe how they have leveraged various resources to help them make progress toward the aggressive energy efficiency goals set by their organizations.

2015 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: Alcoa, Eastman Chemical
Sector: Industrial

The industrial energy landscape is changing in profound ways, with new supplies of domestic natural gas driving prices down and helping improve the competitive positioning of U.S. manufacturers. Presentations will provide an overview of the industrial energy landscape, its impact on manufacturing competitiveness, and the continuing importance of industrial energy efficiency.

2014 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: 3M, Cummins, Inc., Nissan North America, Inc., Schneider Electric, Volvo Group North America
Sector: Industrial

Better Buildings Accelerator Superior Energy Performance Partners discussed training strategies and the enterprisewide audit sampling plan, as wells as continued opportunities for collaboration between Enterprise-wide and Ratepayer-funded Accelerator Partners to increase SEP adoption.

2014 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: General Motors, J.R. Simplot Company
Sector: Industrial

Utilities are offering programs that provide their industrial customers financial incentives and technical assistance to implement energy efficiency projects and practices. Learn from manufacturers that have successfully incorporated these offerings into their energy efficiency planning, resulting in savings for themselves as well as the utility. 

2014 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: Schneider Electric
Sector: Industrial

Tracking energy consumption and energy efficiency improvements within manufacturing operations can be a complex undertaking. The benefits of establishing robust and accurate data management systems are significant, as they can uncover new opportunities to save energy and reduce costs. This session featured advanced methodologies and tools for calculating energy intensity improvement, and discusses effective uses of submetering in an industrial setting. 

2014 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Sector: Industrial
2014 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Sector: Industrial

In this session, DOE shared an update and receive feedback on a pilot initiative it is developing on supply chain energy efficiency. Through this pilot, DOE plans to work with Better Plants Partners to provide technical assistance and other resources to help their suppliers set and achieve energy-saving goals.

2016 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: Briggs & Stratton, General Electric, Volvo Group North America
Sector: Industrial

Speakers shared what has worked best for them while evaluating, selecting, and implementing projects to meet corporate goals. This session focused on successful radiant heating and enthalpy controls projects and the development of building automation systems.

2016 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: Texas Instruments Inc. , Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America
Sector: Industrial

Panelists highlighted successful technological improvements which reduced electrical consumption within their facilities and provided cursory benefits.

2016 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Sector: Commercial, Education, Industrial, Multifamily, Local Government, State Government, Data Centers, Financial Services, Utility

Speakers representing the public and private sectors discussed the importance of incorporating CHP into the planning process for critical facilities.

2016 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Sector: Commercial, Education, Industrial

Learn how your organization can benefit from new Better Builidngs Workforce recognized professional certification programs to find the best qualified candidates when hiring or contracting for energy-related work.

2016 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: United Technologies Corporation
Sector: Industrial

This panel explored the models organizations are developing and adopting to advance supply chain energy efficiency.

2016 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: Atlanta, GA, Emory University, HARBEC
Sector: Education, Industrial, Local Government

In this session speakers discussed building awareness of energy and cost saving opportunities with operational management, benchmarking and analyzing data, and adding energy considerations and funding into utility planning, among other issues. 

2016 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: Bridgestone Americas, Inc., Cummins, Inc., United Technologies Corporation
Sector: Industrial

Incorporation of water savings into sustainability efforts is of growing interest but also a challenge for many manufacturers. Panelists in this session are leading efforts to reduce water use at their manufacturing facilities.

2016 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: Eastman Chemical, Transwestern
Sector: Commercial, Industrial

Water efficiency is becoming increasingly more important for whole building sustainability. Learn about a new tool for real-time water tracking in office buildings, and how The Tower Company is piloting its use.

2016 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: General Mills, General Motors
Sector: Industrial

Many ratepayer-funded efficiency programs suffer from low participation from the industrial customer base. Industrial customers more often than not opt out of program participation, even though they can represent large savings opportunities.

2016 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: Celanese Corporation, General Mills, ThyssenKrupp Elevator 
Sector: Industrial

In this session, attendees took a close look at smart manufacturing and advanced data analytics, which can be key to unlocking energy efficiency.

2016 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: Johnson & Johnson, Milwaukee, WI
Sector: Industrial, Local Government

In this session, attendees came away with tips on how experts in the public and private sectors have been successful in turning energy opportunities into true savings by learning and using the language of senior leadership.  

2016 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: Ithaca Area Wastewater Treatment Facility, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Victor Valley Wastewater Reclamation Authority
Sector: Industrial, Utility

In this session speakers discussed building awareness of energy and cost saving opportunities with operational management, benchmarking and analyzing data, and adding energy considerations and funding into utility planning, among other issues.

2016 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: 3M, Schneider Electric
Sector: Industrial

This session featured companies that are aggressively driving Strategic Energy Management (SEM) across their enterprises and customers.

2016 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: Cummins, Inc., Hilton, Nissan North America, Inc.
Sector: Industrial

The panel highlighted the successes of companies that have implemented SEP across their enterprises with measureable, attractive paybacks.

2016 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Sector: Commercial, Education, Industrial, Multifamily, Local Government, State Government, Data Centers, Utility

In this session, innovative companies showcased Standard Energy Efficiency Data (SEED) Platform-based apps that harness this data to create new insights and value for policymakers and the real estate community.

2016 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Sector: Industrial

DOE experts led a series of four consecutive, 30 minute technical sessions on proven savings opportunities for industrial systems that can be applied in the plant.

2016 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Sector: Commercial, Industrial

Learn about early results from the DOE Building Technologies Office's demonstrations as well as opportunities to participate in upcoming demos.

Presentation
Sector: Commercial, Industrial

Overview of benefits and implementation of Superior Energy Performance (SEP).

Presentation
Sector: Commercial, Industrial

Overview for SEP Program Administrators.

Presentation
Sector: Commercial, Industrial

Overview for SEP Ratepayer Customers.

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Partner: Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Sector: Industrial

From Day 2 - Tech Day - Oak Ridge National Lab

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Partner: Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Sector: Industrial

From Day 1 - Tech Day - Oak Ridge National Lab

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Partner: Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Sector: Industrial

From Day 1 - Tech Day - Oak Ridge National Lab

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Partner: Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Sector: Industrial

From Day 2 - Tech Day - Oak Ridge National Lab

Presentation
Sector: Industrial

This webinar for the Better Plants Program covers the technical assistant options available to water and wastewater partners.

Presentation
Sector: Industrial

This webinar for the Better Plants Program serves as a primer for the importance of energy efficiency projects for water/wastewater plants

Presentation
Sector: Industrial

This webinar for the Better Plants Program covers the wastewater energy intensity metrics, program guidance, and reporting timelines

Presentation
Sector: Industrial

This webinar for the Better Plants Program covers the benefits of biogas for Water/Wastewater treatment plants.

Presentation
Sector: Industrial

This webinar for the Better Plants Program covers the benefits of biogas for Water/Wastewater treatment plants.

2017 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: Arlington County, VA, Macy's
Sector: Commercial, Education, Industrial, Multifamily, Local Government, State Government

This session covered participant perspectives on the benefits of joining the Smart Energy Analytics Campaign and how they have received technical assistance, and are on-track to earn national recognition.

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