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Webcast Date Presentation Media Transcript
Financing Energy Upgrades for K-12 School Districts 4/11/2013 (PDF 2.9 MB) (WMV 98 MB) (PDF 122 KB)
State Energy Strategic Planning 4/3/2013 (PDF 4.4 MB) (WMV 86 MB) (PDF 138 KB)
Internal Benchmarking Outreach and Data Collection Techniques 3/28/2013 (PDF 3 MB) (WMV 85 MB) (PDF 137 KB)
Developing, Staffing, and Overseeing a State Energy Savings Performance Contracting Program 3/26/2013 (PDF 1 MB) (WMV 90 MB) (Text)
Commercial PACE: Updates from the Field & New Resources for Design and Implementation 3/19/2013 (PDF 3.6 MB) (WMV 109 MB) (Text)
Introduction to Benchmarking: Starting a Benchmarking Plan 2/21/2013 (PDF 2.5 MB) (WMV 79 MB) (Text)
Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds (QECBs) — State Issues & Approaches 2/12/2013 (PDF 1 MB) (WMV 72 MB) (Text)
High Performance Leasing Strategies for State and Local Governments 1/26/2013 (PDF 6 MB) (WMV 53 MB) (Text)
Community Energy Strategic Planning Resources 1/24/2013 (PDF 2.5 MB) (WMV 92 MB) (Text)
Better Buildings Alliance for the Public Sector 12/4/2012 (PDF 1.2 MB) (WMV 34 MB)
Strategic Energy Management 11/7/2012 (PDF 4 MB) (WMV 82 MB) (PDF 247 KB)
Energy Audit and Retro-Commissioning Policies for Public and Commercial Buildings 8/30/2012 (PDF 2.6 MB) (WMV 55 MB) (PDF 208 KB)
Energy Performance Benchmarking and Disclosure Policies for Public and Commercial Buildings 7/26/2012 (PDF 7 MB) (WMV 81 MB) (Text)
Making it Easier to Complete Clean Energy Projects with Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds (QECBs) 07/19/2012 (PDF 2.3 MB) (WMV 88 MB) (Text)
Local Strategies for Whole-Building Energy Savings 6/21/2012 (PDF 2 MB) (WMV 69) (Text)
Strategies for Successful Energy Management 12/20/2011 (PDF 2 MB) (WMV 61 MB) (Text)
Advanced Topics for the Portfolio Manager Initiative: Energy Policy Implementation 12/19/2011 (PDF 2 MB) (WMV 58 MB) (Text)
Partnering with Utilities Part 2 - Advanced Topics for Local Governments in Creating Successful Partnerships with Utilities to Deliver Energy Efficiency Programs 11/30/2011 (PDF 2 MB) (WMV 65 MB) (Text)
Benchmarking in Portfolio Manager for State and Local Governments and EECBG Recipients 11/29/2011      
Collaboration and Consensus Building in States to Support Energy Efficiency as a Resource 11/22/2011 (PDF 928 KB) (WMV 51 MB) (Text)
Leveraging portfolio Manager for Disclosure and Green Leasing Practices 11/21/2011 (PDF 2 MB) (WMV 51 MB) (Text)
Advanced Benchmarking in Portfolio Manager 11/15/2011      
Communicating Success: Measuring Improvements, Sharing Results 10/25/2011 (PDF 2 MB) (WMV 48 MB) (Text)
Financing Energy Efficiency Upgrades with ENERGY STAR 10/20/2011      
Benchmarking in Portfolio Manager for State and Local Governments and EECBG Recipients 10/18/2011      
Conducting and Using Energy Efficiency Potential Studies for States 10/10/2011 (PDF 2 MB) (WMV 57 MB) (Text)
How to Design and Market Energy Efficiency Programs to Specific Neighborhoods 9/27/2011 (PDF 2 MB) (WMV 62 ) (Text)
Partnering with Utilities Part 1 - Successful Partnerships and Lessons from the Field 9/22/2011 (PDF 500 KB) (WMV 68) (Text)
Exploring Partnerships to Further Building Code Compliance Enhancement 9/9/2011 (PDF 5 MB) (WMV 49 MB) (Text)
EECBG Portfolio Manager Initiative 9/6/2011 (PDF 2 MB) (WMV 42 MB) (Text)
The Role of the Public Utility Commissioner in Energy Efficiency Program Delivery 8/31/2011 (PDF 827 KB) (WMV 52 MB) (Text)
Part 2: Internal Behavior Change Programs and Increasing Energy Efficiency 8/25/2011 (PDF 4 MB) (WMV 70 MB) (Text)
Integrating Experimental Design into Your Program 8/24/2011 (PDF 2 MB) (WMV 79.33) (Text)
National Action Plan for Energy Efficiency Vision for 2025: A Framework for Change 8/10/2011 (PDF 1 MB) (WMV 57 MB) (Text)
Part 1: Introduction to Using Community - Wide Behavior Change Programs to Increase Energy Efficiency 7/28/2011      
Exploring Power Purchase Agreements - The Basics Part 1 7/27/2011 (PDF 2 MB) (WMV 63 MB) (Text)
Furthering Your Local Governments' Energy Efficiency Goals: Part 1 - Getting Support from Local Leaders 7/26/2011 (PDF 2.2 MB) (WMV 64 MB) (Text)
Energy Saving Performance Contracting: Investment Grade Audit 7/21/2011 (PDF 1 MB) (WMV 48 MB) (Text)
Interior Lighting Efficiency for Municipalities 6/29/2011 (PDF 3.2 MB) (WMV 55MB) (Text)
Geothermal Heat Pumps: In Policy and Practice 6/23/2011      
Best Practices for Establishing Municipal Funds for Energy Efficiency Projects 06/21/2011 (PDF 2.6 MB) (WMV 71 MB) (Text)
Portfolio Manager Reporting and Energy Disclosure Practices 06/16/2011 (PDF 857 KB) (WMV (140 MB) (Text)
Policies and Procedures for Enhancing Code Compliance 05/31/2011 (PDF 2 MB) (WMV 42 MB) (Text)
Using Social Media to Engage the Community in Energy Efficiency Projects 05/26/2011 (PDF 861 KB) (WMV 73 MB) (Text)
Traffic Synchronization and Management for Energy Savings 05/18/2011 (PDF 805 KB) (WMV 41 MB) (Text)
Leveraging Partnerships with Faith-Based Organizations 05/17/2011 (PDF 1 MB) (WMV 44 MB) (Text)
Residential Retrofit Design Guide Overview 05/3/2011 (PPTX 6 MB) (WMV 75 MB) (Text)
Interactions Between Energy Efficiecy Programs Funded Under Recover Act and Utility Customer-funded Energy Efficiency Programs 04/28/2011 (PPTX 7872.57 KB) (WMV 77 MB) (Text)
Modeling for Grantees 04/27/2011      
Engaging Financial Institution Partners 04/25/2011 (PPTX 7 MB) (WMV 58 MB) (Text)
Exterior Solid-State Lighting Solutions for Municipalities 04/19/2011 (PDF 2 MB) (WMV 46 MB) (Text)
Advanced Benchmarking: Benchmark Building Energy Use Quickly and Accurately Using EPA's ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager 04/14/2011 (11 MB) (WMV 122 MB)  
Combution Air Zone (CAZ) Best Practices 04/13/2011 (PDF 957 KB) (WMV 24 MB) Partial File  
Basic Benchmarking: Benchmarking Your Building's Energy Use Using ENERGY STAR's Portfolio Manager 03/30/2011      
Developing an Evaluation Measurement, and Verification Plan: Residential Retrofits 03/29/2011 (PPTX 5 MB)   (Text)
Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds (QECBs): Updates from the Field 03/28/2011
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Ask the Expert: Energy Savings Performance Contracting 03/24/2011
(PPT 5 MB)

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Developing Low-Interest Retrofit Loan Programs for Multifamily Sector 03/23/2011      
Workforce Development and Sales Training for Energy Efficiency Contractors 03/22/2011 (PPT 9 MB)

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Community Development Finance Institutions- Opportunities for Partnerships with Energy Efficiency Programs 03/17/2011

 

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Financial Program Management for Continuous Improvement 03/16/2011   (WMV 102 MB) (Text)
State and Local Energy Savings Performance Contracting: Savings Measurement and Verification (M&V) 02/24/2011 (PPT 6 MB) (WMV 44 MB) (Text)
Optimizing Solar Installations: Tools and Strategies 02/23/2011      
Integration of Renewables and Efficiency: Leveraging Interest and Funding 02/17/2011 (PPT 10 MB) (WMV 52 MB) (Text)
Financing Programs: RFP & Contract Terms and Conditions 02/15/2011
(PPTX 1MB)
(WMV 40 MB ) (Text)
Developing an Evaluation Measurement and Verification Plan for Your Energy Efficiency Project/Program 02/09/2011 (PDF 1.78 MB) (WMV 50 MB) (Text)
Strategies for Managing Construction Contractors 02/07/2011 (PDF 1.69 MB) (WMV 64 MB) (Text)
Community Renewables: Wind, Solar and Model Program Rules 01/26/2011      
Managing Financing Programs -- Spreadsheet Models 01/24/2011   (WMV 127 MB) (Text)
Advanced Benchmarking: Benchmark Building Energy Use Quickly and Accurately Using EPA's ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager 01/20/2011 (PDF 1.99 MB) (WMV 182 MB) (Text)
Guideline For Retrieving Customer Usage Data From Utilities 12/16/2010 (PDF 1.23 MB) (WMV 62MB) (Text)
ESPC Pricing and Financing for State and Local Grantees 12/16/2010 (PDF 1.26 MB) (WMV 56 MB) (Text)
Procuring and Implementing Solar Projects on Public Buildings: How to Avoid Common Pitfalls 12/08/2010 (PDF 2.64 MB) (WMV 61 MB) (Text)
Building Actionable Climate Action Plans 12/06/2010 (PDF 990 KB) (WMV 82 MB) (Text)
Defining and Establishing the Role of a Sustainability Manager 12/02/2010 (PDF 3.58 MB) (WMV 70 MB) (Text)
Community Renewables Projects 11/30/2010 (PDF 1.49 MB (WMV 41 MB) (Text)
Negotiating and Entering into an ESPC for State and Local Grantees 11/18/2010 (PDF 0.76 MB) (WMV 61 MB) (Text)
State Clean Energy Policy Impact 11/17/2010      
Technical Assistance for Tribal EECBG Recipients 11/15/2010 (PDF 1.11 MB) (WMV 27 MB) (Text)
Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs 101 11/15/2010 (PDF 2.02 MB) (WMV 48 MB) (Text)
Introducing the New PowerSaver Loan Program from HUD/FHA 11/12/2010 (PDF 0.86 MB) (WMV 135 MB) (Text)
A Primer on EM&V, Data Collection, Tracking and Reporting of Efficiency Savings, and Supporting Available Tools for EECBG and SEP Grantees 11/10/2010 (PDF 1.49 MB) (WMV 44 MB) (Text)
Driving Demand: Working With and Learning from Contractors 11/09/2010 (PDF 31.14 MB) (WMV 109 MB) (Text)
Local Power Empowers: CHP and District Energy 11/08/2010 (PDF 1.85 MB) (WMV 35 MB) (Text)
Effective O&M Policy in Public Buildings 11/4/2010 (PDF 2.26 MB) (WMV 39 MB) (Text)
Preparing for the Arrival of Electric Vehicle 11/03/2010 (PDF 1.89 MB) (WMV 49 MB) (Text)
How to Design a Community Energy Alliance 11/01/2010 (PDF 3.89 MB) (WMV 77 MB) (Text)
Designing Effective Incentives to Drive Residential Retrofit Program Participation 10/29/2010 (PDF 1.43 MB) (WMV 42 MB) (Text)
Benchmarking Your Building's Energy Using EPA's ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager 10/28/2010 (PDF 1.83 MB) (WMV 64 MB) (Text)
RETScreen Training 101 10/27/2010      
Quality Assurance for Residential Retrofit Programs 10/26/2010 (PDF 2.34 MB) (WMV 45 MB) (Text)
Tips and Tools for Promoting Your Energy-Efficiency Project 10/22/2010 (PDF 1.68 MB) (WMV 54 MB) (Text)
Overcoming Common Pitfalls: Energy Efficient Lighting Projects 10/21/2010 (PDF 1.69 MB) (WMV 42 MB) (Text)
Driving Demand: Door-to-Door Outreach & Tracking Impacts 10/19/2010 (PDF 3.23 MB) (WMV 121 MB) (Text)
Energy Management Systems: Maximizing Energy Savings 10/15/2010 (PDF 1.33 MB) (WMV 36 MB) (Text)
Energy Code Compliance and Enforcement Best Practices 10/14/2010 (PDF 2.11 MB) (WMV 39 MB) (Text)
Future Funding: Effective Models for Leveraging Public Funds 10/13/2010 (PDF 1.57 MB) (WMV 58 MB) (Text)
ESPC Pricing and Financing for State and Local Grantees 10/12/2010 (PDF 1.20 MB) (WMV 38 MB) (Text)
Sustainable Communities and Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) Reduction 10/05/2010 (PDF 1.01 MB) (WMV 53 MB) (Text)
Driving Demand for Home Energy Improvements: Lessons from the Field 09/29/2010      
Designing Effective Renewables Programs 09/28/2010 (PDF 1.08 MB) (WMV 46 MB) (Text)
"Green" Codes and Programs 09/24/2010 (PDF 1.92 MB) (WMV 40 MB) (Text)
ESPC Basics For State and Local Grantees 09/23/2010 (PDF 1.18 MB) (WMV 54 MB) (Text)
Taking Advantage of Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds (QECBs) 09/22/2010 (PDF 2.08 MB) (WMV 59 MB) (Text)
Loan Loss Reserves: Lessons from the Field 09/20/2010 (PDF 2.12 MB) (WMV 90 MB (Text)
Stretch/Reach Codes 09/15/2010 (PDF 948 KB) (WMV 50.41 MB) (Text)
Low-to-No Cost Strategy for Energy Efficiency in Public Buildings 09/14/2010 (PDF 3.57 MB) (WMV 31 MB) (Text)
Residential Building Audits and Retrofits 09/01/2010 (PDF 5.68 MB) (WMV 14 MB) (Text)
Designing Effective Retrofit Programs 08/30/2010 (PPT 5.41 MB) (WMV 59 MB) (Text)
Public Buildings Retrofits Program 08/26/2010 (PDF 1.46 MB) (WMV 35 MB) (Text)
Lessons Learned from Energy Efficiency Lighting Programs 08/25/2010      
BetterBuildings: DOE Technical Assistance Overview 08/19/2010 (PDF 2.94 MB)    
Solid-State Solutions for Municipal Lighting - What You'll Need to Know 08/11/2010 (PDF 1.7 MB)    
Benchmarking Your Building's Energy Using EPA's ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager 08/11/2010 (PDF 967 KB)    
BetterBuildings: Home Performance with ENERGY STAR 08/05/2010 (PDF 4.59 MB) (MP3 117.76 MB)  
ESPC Basics for State and Local Grantees 08/05/2010 (PDF 1.48 MB) (MP3 101.84 MB) (Text)
Effective Models for Leveraging Public Financing for Long Term Efficiency Investments 08/04/2010 (PPT 2.41 MB)    
BetterBuildings: Financing 07/29/2010 (PDF 171 KB) (MP3 56.1MB) (Text)
Clean Cities & Transportation Tools 07/28/2010 (PDF 1.6 MB)
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Challenges & Opportunities of Public-Private Energy Partnerships - Private Ownership (No pre-registration required) 07/14/2010 (PPT 6.27 MB)    
Cutting Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Energy Use: Tools and Incentives that Work 07/08/2010

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RFP 101: The Basics of the Procurement Process 06/30/2010 (PDF 336 KB)
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Cutting Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Energy Use: Tools and Incentives that Work 05/26/2010 (PDF 3.1 MB)   (Text)
Web Mapping and Online GIS Applications for Renewable Energy 05/26/2010 (PDF 896 KB)    
Davis Bacon Compliance Training for SEP and EECBG Project Officers 05/19/2010 (PDF 1.58 MB) (MP3 86.0 MB) (Text)
Midsize Wind Turbines for the U.S. Community Wind Market 04/28/2010 (PDF 1.14 MB)    
Tribal Energy Project Development Through ESCOs 04/21/2010 (PDF 1.83 MB) (MP3 74.25 MB) (Text)
Overview of Technical Assistance Resources for SEP and EECBG 04/08/10 (PPT 1.28 MB) (MP3 40.6 MB) (Text)
Overview of Technical Assistance Resources for SEP and EECBG 04/01/10 (PPT 1.23 MB) (MP3 39.9 MB) (Text)
Tribal Energy Program Monthly Webinar: Solar Energy - Capturing and Using Power and Heat from the Sun 03/24/10 ( PDF 8 MB) (MP3 89.4 MB) (Text)
PV tools on the Web: In My Backyard and the Open PV Mapping Project 03/24/2010 (PDF 623 KB)
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Tribal Energy Strategic Planning 02/24/10 (PDF 3.91 MB) (MP3 76.7 MB) (Text)
Clean Energy Works Portland 02/11/10 (PDF 207 KB)   (Text)
The Community Energy Challenge in Whatcom County, Washington 02/04/10 (PDF 1.5 MB) (MP3 63.9 MB) (Text)
Pennsylvania Keystone HELP Program Webcast 01/28/10 (PDF 1.5 MB) (MP3 58.9 MB) (Text)
Strategic Energy and Sustainability Planning in El Paso, Texas 01/27/2010 (PDF 1.22 MB)
(PDF 367 KB)
   
Creating Liquidity for Energy Efficiency Loans in Secondary Markets 01/22/10 (PDF 359 KB)
(PDF 279 KB)
(MP3 64.4 MB) (Text)
Energy Saving Performance Contracting Program Implementation 01/21/10 (PDF 410 KB) (MP3 59 MB) (Text)
Structuring Credit Enhancements for Clean Energy Finance Programs: Loan Loss Reserves 01/15/10 (PDF 116 KB)
(PDF 107 KB)
(MP3 60.7 MB) (Text)
Basics of Energy Saving Performance Contracting 01/14/10 (PDF 251 KB) (MP3 69.6 MB) (Text)
Introduction to Energy Performance Contracting 12/16/2009 (PDF 2.22 MB)
(PDF 280 KB)
   
Legal Issues Regarding PACE Financing Programs 12/15/09 (PDF 265 KB) (MP3 62.3 MB) (Text)
Getting Started: Legal Authority & Administering PACE Financing Programs 12/11/09 (PDF 1.81 MB) (MP3 68.6 MB) (Text)
Revolving Loan Funds Webcast 12/10/09 (PDF 1.25 MB) (MP3 62.3 MB) (Text)
Strategies and Considerations for Approaching Lenders Webcast 12/03/09 (AFC First Presentation — PDF 737 KB)
(Clean Energy Works Portland Presentation — PDF 81 KB)
(Bank of Colorado Presentation — PDF 119 KB)
(MP3 67.5 MB) (Text)
Introduction to Property-Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Financing Programs 11/18/09 (PDF 16 MB)
(Q&A PDF 63 KB)
(MP3 70.4 MB) (Text)
State of the States 2009: Renewable Energy Development and the Role of Policy 11/18/09 (PDF 1.64 MB)    
Financing Program Support for ARRA Recipients 11/12/09 (PDF 295 KB)    
EECBG Competitive Grants Program Webinar recipients 11/04/09 (PDF 482 KB) (MP3 53.1 MB) (Text)
Feed-in Tariffs: Best Practices and Application in the U.S. 10/28/2009 (PDF 2.22 MB)    
EECBG Program - So You Submitted Your EECBG Application: What's Next? 10/02/09
10/01/09
9/30/09
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Revolving Loan Funds: Basics and Best Practices 08/26/09 (PDF 629 KB)
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How to Estimate the Economic Impacts from Renewable Energy 07/29/2009 (PDF 1.61 MB)    
Low-Cost Financing with Clean Renewable Energy Bonds 06/24/2009 (PDF 480 KB)    
EECBG Grant Processing - Presentation on grant application process for all EECBG recipients 6/24/09 (PDF 1.2 MB) (MP3 39 MB) (Text)
EECBG Grant Processing - Presentation on grant application process for all EECBG recipients 6/22/09 (PDF 1 MB) (MP3 38 MB) (Text)
EECBG Planning and Strategy Webcast - Presentation on benefits calculator overview 6/18/09 (PDF 396 KB) (MP3 38 MB) (Text)
EECBG Planning and Strategy Webcast - Presentation on innovative energy efficiency financing approaches 6/15/09 (PDF 3.2 MB), (PDF 2.3 MB), (PDF 1.3 MB)    
EECBG Planning and Strategy Webcast - Presentation on planning and strategy development for tribes 6/12/09 (PDF 2.8 MB) (MP3 80.1 MB) (Text)
EECBG Planning and Strategy Webcast - Presentation on planning and strategy for local governments 6/11/09 (PDF 3.1 MB) (MP3 81.3 MB) (Text)
EECBG Grant Processing - Presentation on grant application process for all EECBG recipients 6/03/09 (PDF 1 MB)    
EECBG Planning and Strategy Webcast - Presentation on innovative financing approaches 6/01/09 (PDF 265 KB)    
EECBG Planning and Strategy Webcast - Presentation on planning and strategy for local governments 5/29/09 (PDF 2.8 MB)    
EECBG Planning and Strategy Webcast - Presentation on planning and strategy development for tribes 5/28/09 (PDF 3.6 MB)    
Third Party Financing and Power Purchasing Agreements for Public Sector PV Projects 05/27/2009 (PDF 274 KB)    
EECBG Grant Processing - Presentation on grant application process for all EECBG recipients 5/20/09 (PDF 1 MB) (MP3 7.1MB) (Text)
EECBG Planning and Strategy Webcast - Presentation on planning and strategy development for tribes 5/18/09 (PDF 3.1 MB) (MP3 80.5MB) (Text)
EECBG Planning and Strategy Development for Local Governments - Presentation on eligible activities planning for Local and State Governments 5/15/09 (PDF 3.9 MB) (MP3 12MB) (Text)
Taking It from Brown to Green: Renewable Energy on Contaminated Lands 04/22/09 (PDF 3.32 MB)
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State Clean Energy Scorecard: Renewable Energy Performance and Policy Rankings 02/18/2009 (PDF 4.20 MB)    
State Policies to Encourage and Require Green Building Principles in the Public Sector 12/17/2008 (PDF 1.56 MB)
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Opportunities for Energy Efficiency in Data Centers 10/22/2008 (PDF 5.33 MB)    
Solar Photovoltaic Financing: Deployment on Public Property by State and Local Governments 08/13/2008 (PDF 2.98 MB)    
Role of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in Improving Air Quality and Addressing Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals on High Electric Demand Days 07/17/2008 (PDF 500 KB)
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A Look Behind the Texas Renewable Portfolio Standard 04/16/2008 (PDF 2.86 MB)    
NELHA Creates the 'Green Energy Zone' 02/13/2008 (PDF 5.53 MB)