School is back in session and EPA is  here to help you get to the top of the class! Join EPA  for a series of free webinars to learn how to use EPA’s new Portfolio Manager tool and improve energy efficiency.

See the full list of upcoming trainings at  https://esbuildings.webex.com/mw0307l/mywebex/default.do?siteurl=esbuildings

How to Apply for the ENERGY STAR
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT
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.


Data Center Energy Efficiency Opportunities: What Managers Should Know
Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT
Through this easy to understand presentation on data center energy efficiency opportunities, gain an understanding of the drivers of data center energy costs; common energy savings opportunities; how to spot these opportunities and initiate changes; and available resources for further assistance.

Portfolio Manager 101
Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT
Get started using EPA’s Portfolio Manager tool. EPA will introduce and demonstrate the core functionality of Portfolio Manager tool, including how to enter properties, enter energy and water data, share data with others, and generate performance reports.


Portfolio Manager 201
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT
Take a deeper dive into the more advanced functionalities of Portfolio Manager such as managing changes in property uses over time, using spreadsheet templates to quickly upload data, setting goals, and creating custom reports.

Computer Power Management with ENERGY STAR
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 1 pm EDT
Realize substantial energy and financial savings available through ENERGY STAR computer power management offerings.


The Federal Guiding Principles Checklist in ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager
Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT
Tailored to Federal energy and sustainability professionals, learn how to use Portfolio Manager to help ensure compliance with the Guiding Principles for High Performance Sustainable Buildings required by Executive Orders 13423 and 13514.

Portfolio Manager “Office Hours”
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT
Get answers to your questions about Portfolio Manager’s features and calculations by joining this open office hours session. Even if you don’t have a question, join in to hear what others are asking.

Benchmarking Water/Wastewater Treatment Facilities in Portfolio Manager
Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 2 pm EDT
Learn how to track energy use and carbon dioxide emission reductions in wastewater treatment plants, set goals, assess the progress of energy efficiency efforts, and compare the energy use of wastewater treatment plants to other facilities across the country.

Happy Training!

EPA’s ENERGY STAR Commercial Buildings Program

For more information, visit: www.energystar.gov.  If you have any questions, please contact estraining@icfi.com.