Upcoming Events

Better Buildings Alliance events bring together diverse participants to share insights, ideas, and updates about energy efficiency in commercial buildings. Webinars and team conference calls feature experts from industry as well as from the U.S. Department of Energy's national laboratories. View archived webinar recordings, slides, and transcripts.

Making Utility Efficiency Funds Work for You

  • December 2, 2014, 3:00-4:00 PM ET

Plug & Process Loads Team Call

  • December 3, 2014 3:00-4:00 PM ET

November 2014

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Finding the Next Big Thing(s) in Building Energy Efficiency: HIT Catalyst and the Technology Demo Program

Finding the Next Big Thing(s) in Building Energy Efficiency: HIT Catalyst and the Technology Demo Program

November 4, 2014
3:00-4:00 PM EDT

Join Better Buildings program participants who are working with U.S. Department of Energy staff to test promising technologies in their buildings. Learn what they are finding and how you can get involved.

Register here.

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Lighting & Electrical Team Call

Lighting & Electrical Team Call

November 6, 2014
1:00-2:00 PM EDT

  • • Introductions
  • • Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking (LEEP) Campaign
  •      • Join as a participant
  • • RP-20, Lighting for Parking Facilities
  •      • New version being printed
  •      • Increased light levels for parking lots for concrete materials
  •      • More stringent uniformity requirements
  •      • Implications for the BBA exterior lighting specifications
  •      • Troffers and controls
  •      • Controls will be more important (and possible) in the future
  •      • Incentives for control-ready fixtures
  •      • Troffer specification updates
  • • Electrical interference issues
  •      • Concerns and/or needs about RFI and EMI related to specifying any products?
  •      • Do we need to look into this topic?
  • • Open discussion and networking
  • • Wrap Up

Target Audience: Team members
Audio: 1-877-336-1839, Conference Code 6299368 #

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Refrigeration Team Call

Refrigeration Team Call

November 18, 2014
1:00-2:30 PM ET

  • • Introductions/Announcements
  • • Summary of Hannaford Transcritical CO2 Case Study
  • • Working Group Updates
  • • Utility Incentives
  • • Supermarket Refrigeration Initiative and Performance Metric
  • • Integrated Solutions
  • • Update on NREL Activities

Audio: 1-866-227-0668, Code 781 270 8363

Target Audience: Refrigeration Team members, affiliates, and prospective members. Prospective members, please email the team lead at robert.zogg@navigant.com in advance of the call for materials.

Conference Call

 
RTU Specifications: Procurement, Installation, Maintenance, and More

RTU Specifications: Procurement, Installation, Maintenance, and More

November 18, 2014
2:00-3:00 PM EST

The Advanced Rooftop Unit (RTU) Campaign is a national effort to promote accelerated adoption of high efficiency RTUs and advanced RTU controllers across the commercial buildings market. This webinar focuses on language buildings can use to ensure their decisions for high-efficient RTUs are reflected in the specifications for procurement, installation, maintenance, and more. During the webinar, panelists will walk through these sample documents:

  • • High-Efficiency RTU Specification
  • • DOE RTU Challenge Specification
  • • Advanced RTU Controller Specification
  • • ACCA Quality Maintenance Checklist
  • • HVAC Quality Installation Specification, ACCA Standard 5

Kirk Beaudin from adidas will also share the adidas RTU Procurement Specification and explain his reasoning and methodology for incorporating efficiency elements into the document. To learn more about the Campaign, visit http://www.advancedrtu.org/.

Register here.
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Activity Update for Commercial Real Estate & Hospitality

Activity Update for Commercial Real Estate & Hospitality

November 19, 2014
1:00-2:00 PM EDT

Join Better Buildings Alliance technology solutions team leads to hear the latest progress on technology development and deployment resources tailored to the commercial real estate and hospitality sectors. Updates will be provided from the following teams:

  • • Energy Management Information Systems
  • • Lighting & Electrical
  • • Plug and Process Loads
  • • Renewables Integration
  • • Space Conditioning

Target Audience: Better Buildings Alliance members in the commercial real estate and hospitality sectors.
Register here.

Webinar

 
Activity Update for Retail, Food Service & Grocery

Activity Update for Retail, Food Service & Grocery

November 19, 2014
3:00-4:00 PM EDT

Join Better Buildings Alliance technology solutions team leads to hear the latest progress on technology development and deployment resources tailored to the retail, food service and grocery sectors. Updates will be provided from the following teams:

  • • Energy Management Information Systems
  • • Food Service
  • • Lighting & Electrical
  • • Plug and Process Loads
  • • Refrigeration
  • • Renewables Integration
  • • Space Conditioning

    Target Audience: Better Buildings Alliance members in the retail, food service and grocery sectors.
    Register here.

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Activity Update for Healthcare

Activity Update for Healthcare

November 20, 2014
1:00-2:00 PM EDT

Join Better Buildings Alliance technology solutions team leads to hear the latest progress on technology development and deployment resources tailored to the healthcare sector. Updates will be provided from the following teams:

  • • Energy Management Information Systems
  • • Food Service
  • • Laboratories
  • • Lighting & Electrical
  • • Plug and Process Loads
  • • Renewables Integration
  • • Space Conditioning

Target Audience: Better Buildings Alliance members in the healthcare sector.
Register here.

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Activity Update for Higher Education

Activity Update for Higher Education

November 19, 2014
3:00-4:00 PM EDT

Join Better Buildings Alliance technology solutions team leads to hear the latest progress on technology development and deployment resources tailored to the higher education sector. Updates will be provided from the following teams:

  • • Energy Management Information Systems
  • • Food Service
  • • Laboratories
  • • Lighting & Electrical
  • • Plug and Process Loads
  • • Renewables Integration
  • • Space Conditioning

Target Audience: Better Buildings Alliance members in the higher education sector.
Register here.

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