KPPC's Calendar of Events

Jan
21
Tue
How to Apply for the ENERGY STAR for U.S. Buildings
Jan 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join us to learn about applying for ENERGY STAR Certification in Portfolio Manager. Understand the value of the ENERGY STAR certification, see the step-by-step process of applying, and gain tips to help your property get from application to award.

Attend this webinar if you’re interested in:

•Portfolio Manager
•Certification

Webinar level: Beginner or intermediate

Register for this and other ENERGY STAR webinars.

Jan
22
Wed
Portfolio Manager® 201
Jan 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Energy Star Logo
Continue to learn about EPA’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager tool, with a deeper dive into more advanced functionalities such as: managing and tracking changes to your property uses over time; using spreadsheet templates to update property data; setting goals and targets to plan energy improvements for properties; generating and using custom reports; and using the Sustainable Buildings Checklist.

Attend this webinar if you’re interested in:
• Portfolio Manager
• Sharing property data

Webinar level: Intermediate

Register for this and other informative Energy Star webinars.

 

Jan
28
Tue
Compost 2020 @ Charleston Area Convention Center
Jan 28 – Jan 31 all-day

Bridging the Gap for Organics Recovery-the world’s largest Organics Recycling Conference and Trade Show.

Meet US businesses, government leaders and organizations who lead the industry dedicated to compost production, healthy soil and climate change mitigation. Visit our trade show of organics recycling equipment, products and services and choose from dozens of workshops on policy, operations and program planning.

Find out more about the conference agenda and how to register.

 

 

 

Jan
29
Wed
Portfolio Manager® 301
Jan 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Energy Star LogoWith a good background on the basic functionality of EPA’s ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager® tool, learn about some advanced features including: using spreadsheet upload templates to update property data; setting goals and targets to plan energy improvements for properties; creating custom reports; and using the Sustainable Buildings Checklist.

Attend this webinar if you’re interested in:
• Portfolio Manager
• Setting goals for energy improvement
• Custom reports

Webinar level: Advanced

Register for this and other informative Energy Star webinars today!

 

Feb
4
Tue
Bluegrass Sustainability Summit @ University of Kentucky Gatton Student Center
Feb 4 all-day

Bluegrass Greensource presents Central Kentucky’s inaugural Sustainability Summit at the University of Kentucky Gatton Student Center on February 4, 2020.

Cultivate Imagination, Inspire the Possible

Moving the needle by inspiring Action Teams

The Inaugural Bluegrass Sustainability Summit will empower attendees to create change in our businesses, homes and communities.

Local experts will equip Action Teams on

– Waste Reduction
– Sustainable Agriculture and Local Food
– Water Quality
– Energy Efficiency and Climate Change

Featuring our Keynote Speaker: Mark Fisher, VP Facilities, Planning and Sustainability at the Cincinnati Zoo (the “Greenest Zoo in America”). Hear from Kentucky’s Poet Laureate, visit with local exhibitors, and be inspired by local high school students. Learn about regional success stories from Cincinnati and Louisville, as well as from smaller Kentucky communities.

Who Should Attend?

Concerned and interested Central Kentuckians, elected officials, those working in community and environmental fields, government employees, businesses and students.

More information regarding the event and the day’s agenda can be found at https://bggreensource.org/summit/.

 


Portfolio Manager® 101
Feb 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join us as we introduce and demonstrate the core functionality of EPA’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager tool. Attendees will learn how to: navigate Portfolio Manager; add a property and enter details about it; enter energy and water consumption data; and generate template performance reports to assess progress.

Attend this webinar if you’re interested in:
• Portfolio Manager
• Getting started with benchmarking
• Generating reports

Webinar level: Beginner

Register for this and other ENERGY STAR webinars.

 

Feb
11
Tue
Portfolio Manager® 201
Feb 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Energy Star Logo
Continue to learn about EPA’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager tool, with a deeper dive into more advanced functionalities such as: managing and tracking changes to your property uses over time; using spreadsheet templates to update property data; setting goals and targets to plan energy improvements for properties; generating and using custom reports; and using the Sustainable Buildings Checklist.

Attend this webinar if you’re interested in:
• Portfolio Manager
• Sharing property data

Webinar level: Intermediate

Register for this and other informative Energy Star webinars.

 

Feb
12
Wed
ENERGY STAR and Green Building Rating Systems
Feb 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

During this session, attendees will learn how to use EPA tools and resources to help meet requirements for green building rating systems such as the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), the Green Globes system, IREM Certified Sustainable Properties, and BOMA BEST.

Attend this webinar if you’re interested in:

• ENERGY STAR certification and recognition
• Green building rating systems
• Portfolio Manager

Webinar level: Beginner

Register for this and other ENERGY STAR webinars.

Feb
17
Mon
Plastics Recycling Conference and Trade Show @ The Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center
Feb 17 – Feb 19 all-day

Where plastics recycling moves forward!

The Plastics Recycling Conference and Trade Show is the focal point for the increasingly complex and international plastics recycling industry. The event, now in its 15th year, brings together plastics reclaimers, equipment manufacturers, brand owners, brokers, government officials and leading sustainability voices from around the globe to deepen connections and push the sector forward. Don’t miss out on the industry event of the year.

The 2020 conference will offer presentations, panel discussions and Q&As featuring leading industry executives, reclaimers and associations. The exhibit hall is expected to include more than 225 booths. The 2019 Plastics Recycling Conference and Trade Show, held last March just outside Washington, D.C., brought together 2,000 attendees from 35 countries and featured more than 200 sponsors and exhibitors.

Take advantage of the opportunity to meet new faces, close deals and hear the information you need to know to keep your business ahead of the rest.

Find out more about the conference and how to register.

 

Feb
23
Sun
Global Waste Management Symposium 2020 @ Indian Wells, CA
Feb 23 @ 2:55 pm – Feb 26 @ 3:55 pm

North America’s #1 technical conference for research and case studies on waste management!

Whether your objectives are to learn more about the breakthrough research and world-class content, to network with solid waste professionals and decision-makers from around the world, or to find solutions to your biggest challenges, you know that GWMS is the event to accomplish them.

Get ready to share ideas and problem solve with your peers and colleagues from around the world and experience:

World-class content:
Think technology, think trends, think critical issues, think scientific innovation

Solutions for your biggest challenges:
Leading suppliers will showcase the industry’s latest solutions

State-of-the-art breakthrough research:
See it before it disappears – GWMS only occurs every two years

Lots of networking:
With solid waste management professionals & decision makers from around the world

Your registration includes:

– All GWMS oral and poster presentations.
– All networking events, including Welcome Reception, continental breakfasts, coffee breaks, lunches, and cocktail receptions.
– Access to the table top exhibits

Find out more about this symposium and how to register.