KPPC's Calendar of Events

How Businesses Can Overcome Barriers to Achieving Climate Goals
Jul 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join us and discover the findings of research conducted by NRG Energy and GreenBiz Group, examining key plans and actions businesses are taking to address climate change. The research represents responses from hundreds of business executives and thought leaders, revealing that many are taking the right steps to reach their goals. A range of factors, however, threatens to disrupt progress including a lack of attention to risk, developing consistent resilience and financial disclosures such as those recommended by the TCFD, and a general need for greater expertise.

Register for this GreenBiz webcast.


The Dynamic Duo: Unleash Public Sector Energy Savings with Financing and Technical Assistance
Jul 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Access to financing and technical assistance is key to unlocking the significant energy savings potential within the public sector. For states, local governments, and K-12 stakeholders seeking to reduce costs and meet efficiency goals, financing needs to be customized and simplified through technical assistance.

Speakers will discuss how financing products such as energy-as-a-service, energy savings performance contracting, and traditional loans and leases can address public sector barriers. When paired with effective technical assistance, financing products can serve a broader segment of the public sector to maximize energy and cost savings.

Register for this webinar.



ENERGY STAR Higher Education Benchmarking Initiative
Jul 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

This July, ENERGY STAR is launching a new campaign for higher education: ENERGY STAR College and University Comparison Campaign. The campaign seeks to provide a new way for colleges and universities to understand how their campus building energy performance stacks up against that of peer institutions, based on key institutional characteristics. The hope is that this information will spark dialogue and action on energy efficiency.

Register for this and other ENERGY STAR webinars.


Do Power Purchase Agreements still make sense following COVID-19 and low energy prices?
Jul 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Investing in sustainability initiatives makes environmental and economic sense, and the COVID-19 pandemic has not changed that. The pandemic has had a tumultuous impact on the economy and the priorities of companies around the globe. However, it is important for corporations to continue their pursuit of a sustainable energy strategy as evidence of their effort to reduce their carbon footprint, and promote the energy transition. This webinar will focus on why companies continue to invest in renewables.

Register for this informative online session.



Next-Generation Building Performance Policies: Maximizing Energy Savings and Environmental Impacts
Jul 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Cities are deploying the next generation of building performance policies to maximize energy savings in buildings and meet the energy and environmental goals they have set. Come hear from leading cities regarding their strategies for policy design, challenges and successes with implementation, and early impacts from these policies.

Register for this Better Buildings webinar.


How to Use EPA Database Tools to Help Identify Potential Pollution Prevention Opportunities and Solutions at Manufacturing Facilities
Jul 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

EPA offers this webinar to demonstrate the online tools available to help grantees find information on selected facility operations, chemical use and possible pollution prevention (P2) opportunities. To make the training as relevant as possible, we are asking you to share your experience using EPA databases, such as TRI, for targeting purposes.

Register for this webinar.



Portfolio Manager® 201
Jul 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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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.


Beat the Peak – Using Water Wisely for Commercial Outdoor Space
Jul 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Outdoor water use peaks during the summer, raising water bills and straining water supplies. Learn how to design and maintain attractive, healthy landscapes while minimizing irrigation and water losses during the dry summer months and throughout the year. Our featured speaker from Banyan Water will highlight their case study implementing their Irrigation Insight software on the HP campus to monitor water usage from city and reclaimed water sources daily to maximize available recycled water and minimize domestic water costs.

Register for this and other ENERGY STAR webinars.


Energy Treasure Hunts During Covid-19
Jul 23 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

The Covid-19 pandemic has created challenges for conducting energy treasure hunts that usually involve teams of people roaming around a facility. But despite social-distancing and other safety requirements, some companies are developing ways to conduct treasure hunts using remote & virtual techniques and modifying how hunts are done on site. This session will examine strategies for conducting treasure hunts during Covid-19 and feature speakers from companies who have adapted their treasure hunts for the current times.

Webinar level: Beginner, Intermediate, or Advanced

Register for this ENERGY STAR webinar.



Portfolio Manager® 301
Jul 28 @ 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!