U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Building Technologies Office


Building Technologies Office (BTO) Webinars are free, and advanced registration is required to receive the URL and password to watch the presentation online and the phone number to listen to the audio. The program provides information here for upcoming webinar topics, dates, and registration, as well as archived past webinars. You can also sign up to receive e-mail alerts about future webinars and registration information.

Upcoming Webinars

Sign up for these BTO webinars in November and December.

Implementation of the ENERGY STAR® Commercial Kitchen Package

When: Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. ET
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Description: Strategies to implement EPA's ENERGY STAR Commercial Kitchen Package in the retail and food service sectors will be presented. Participants will learn about the energy and cost-savings benefits and recommendations to successfully achieve them.

Speaker: Una Song, Program Manager, ENERGY STAR Program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Designing and Modeling HVAC Systems with SystemOutliner

When: Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. ET
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Description: SystemOutliner, a new tool in the OpenStudio application suite used to design and model HVAC systems by leveraging the power of EnergyPlus, will be discussed. Key user features will be highlighted, including the assembly of custom HVAC systems through a drag-and-drop interface and rapid modeling of common HVAC system types using built-in templates. SystemOutliner, developed at NREL, is designed to complement the more mature, geometry-focused features of OpenStudio. The speaker will also demonstrate how to integrate this new tool into the OpenStudio workflow.

Speaker: Kyle Benne, National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

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