KPPC's Calendar of Events

Mar
26
Tue
Portfolio Manager® 301
Mar 26 @ 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.

Register for this and other informative Energy Star webinars today!

 

Mar
28
Thu
ENERGY STAR and Green Building Rating Systems
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 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.

Spray Paint Efficiency Training Webinar
Mar 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Save money by painting more efficiently

This free webinar will cover EPA’s 6H surface coating regulation and the spray efficiency techniques required. Become more familiar with 6H and learn how simple technique refinements can improve paint quality and maximize transfer efficiency.

Companies implementing spray efficiency have saved from thousands to tens of thousands of dollars in annual paint and maintenance costs using these techniques.

This webinar will benefit painters, supervisors, trainers and technical assistance providers. Painters can receive a certificate of course completion valid for five years from the date of issue.

Co-sponsored by Co-sponsored by the Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center, the Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center, and the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable.

Register for this webinar today!

Apr
2
Tue
Nonylphenol Ethoxylates (NPEs): New EPA Reporting Requirements and Availability of Alternatives
Apr 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join the United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 and Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program – in collaboration with Canberra Corporation and ISSA, the Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association – for a webinar about new reporting requirements under TRI, tools to find alternatives, and successful NPE replacements.

Learn about:

  • The new TRI reporting requirement for 13 nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEs)
  • EPA tools for finding alternatives
  • EPA and industry collaboration on greener products
  • Industry perspective on the benefits and challenges of formulating with alternatives
  • How trade associations participate in green chemistry innovation

 

Who should attend:

Facilities that manufacture, process, or otherwise use NPEs subject to the new reporting requirements, and other interested stakeholders.

Visit the event page to register.

 

Apr
9
Tue
Portfolio Manager® 101
Apr 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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Learn about 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; share properties; and generate template performance reports to assess progress.

Register for this and other informative Energy Star webinars.

Apr
16
Tue
Portfolio Manager® 201
Apr 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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Continue to learn about EPA’s new 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.

Register for this and other informative Energy Star webinars.

Apr
23
Tue
Portfolio Manager® 301
Apr 23 @ 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.

Register for this and other informative Energy Star webinars today!

 

May
13
Mon
Environmental Leader & Energy Manager Conference @ Denver Marriott Tech Center
May 13 – May 15 all-day

Unique in its field, the Environmental Leader & Energy Manager Conference (ELEMCON) will help attendees navigate the ever-increasing interaction among energy, sustainability, and environmental professionals. You’ll learn firsthand from an elite group of thought leaders and changemakers who will share case studies from large enterprises that are navigating today’s most complex challenges in energy management and corporate environmental sustainability.

At ELEMCON, you will discover the most current energy programs and initiatives in manufacturing, refining, transportation, warehousing, healthcare, hospitality, retailing, education, and other industries. You will leave with an arsenal of tools and best practices to help you increase your efficiencies, reduce your costs, and minimize your impact on the environment.

Find out more and register for this conference.

 


ELEMCON is produced by the Environment and Energy Leader Institute, Environmental Leader and Energy Manager Today, brands of Fort Collins, Colorado-based Business Sector Media.

Jun
3
Mon
Sustainable Brands 2019 Conference Detroit
Jun 3 – Jun 6 all-day

Delivering the Good Life

The premier event for purpose-driven brand innovation. Navigate your brand’s sustainability journey to deliver business success!

The Good Life Initiative

Today’s version of The Good Life appears to be shifting; less focus on money and status, and more towards a pursuit of a simpler, balanced life that is rich with connections to people, community, and environment.

Sustainable Brands has embarked on a three-year journey to raise this conversation around the globe, and to find, share and celebrate brands that are innovating on this new collective vision – The Good Life.

It’s Time for Brands to Deliver

SB’19 Detroit kicks off the final year of this initiative and will showcase brands who are embodying the spirit of balance and simplicity by delivering product and service offerings that realize these new societal aspirations of The Good Life.

Dive into a thoughtfully curated list of exemplary case studies, discover innovation frameworks and practical tools, and find new partners to deliver on your goals.

The New Role for Businesses and Brands

SB’19 Detroit will help brands and organizations map their way forward to a sustainable future by equipping product and service innovation teams to deliver The Good Life, engaging marketing/communications teams to support Good Life values, and evolving supplier relationships with principles of The Good Life.

>> Find out more and register for this conference.


 
Sustainable Brands is the global leader in bringing together brand, sustainability and communications teams into relevant conversations about how to drive brand value through sustainability-led innovation.

Jun
13
Thu
BOC Level I Training Series- Eastern Kentucky – Begins June 2019 @ MACED
Jun 13 all-day

Level I Training Series

Building Operator Certification (BOC) training includes nearly 74 hours of classroom and project work (7.4 CEUs) in building systems operation and maintenance. Each course in the series is completed in a one day training session, except BOC 1001 Energy Efficient Operation of Building HVAC Systems, which is a two day course. To graduate from the series, participants must pass a test at the end of each training day and complete five assigned projects. Unless otherwise noted, training begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends by 4:00 p.m. Early registration is encouraged.

Tuition Information

Tuition: $1,350. The registration fee of $1,350 covers all class materials, books, and a certificate upon completion of the training series.

Are you a veteran? If so, you qualify for a tuition discount.

Class Dates

June 13-14, 2019 ………………. BOC 1001 – Energy Efficient Operation of Building HVAC Systems
Friday, June 28, 2019 ………… BOC 1002 – Measuring and Benchmarking Energy Performance
Friday. July 12, 2019 ………….. BOC 1003 – Efficient Lighting Fundamentals
Friday, July 26, 2019 …………. BOC 1004 – HVAC Controls Fundamentals
Friday, August 9, 2019 ……….. BOC 1005 – Indoor Environmental Quality
Friday, August 23, 2019 …….. BOC 1006 – Low-Cost Operational Improvement
Friday, September 6, 2019 …. BOC 1007 – Facility Electrical Systems

 

Important: Graduates of this training series will earn a training certificate of completion. In order to earn the Certified Building Operator credential, graduates will need to register for a third-party exam. Registration for this exam will be available throughout the duration of the training series and the exam will be scheduled individually once the training series is completed.

Register today!


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