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“The Triple Play” – Tax Incentives for Energy Efficient Designers

Don’t leave money on the table. Learn how you can put money back into your business through specialty tax incentives such as the R&D Tax Credit, 45L Tax Credit and the 179D Deduction. Learning Objectives Qualifications and eligible properties of the Energy Efficient Commercial Building Deduction – IRC Sec 179D. Qualifications, eligible properties, and legislative […]

“The Triple Play” – Tax Incentives for Energy Efficient Designers

As building energy and system-level monitoring becomes more common, facilities teams are faced with an overwhelming amount of data. These data do not typically lead to insights or corrective actions unless they are stored, organized, analyzed, and prioritized in automated ways. With analytic software applied to everyday building operations, owners are using data to their […]

[Postponed] American Climate Leadership Summit

If there was ever a time to make a difference on climate change, that time is now. Join hundreds of fellow climate warriors at the 9th annual American Climate Leadership Summit (ACLS 2020) on March 25-26 in Washington DC. Bigger and bolder than ever, the Summit is designed to build political will for climate solutions and a broader, […]

11th American Healthcare Summit

Welcome to the 11th American Healthcare Summit which will take place on November 15-17, 2022 in San Francisco, USA. We hope the #AmericanHealthcareSummit unites diverse researches and case studies from all over the world, in parallel sessions while offering many networking and publishing opportunities. Discover the latest trends and challenges in the field at this […]

2019 AASHE Conference & Expo

With a theme of Co-Creating a Sustainable Economy, AASHE 2019 (Association for the Advancement on Sustainability in Higher Education) seeks to showcase and strengthen higher education’s contributions to the movement for a sustainable economy, which we see as inclusive of the exciting work happening under a variety of other names such as the solidarity economy, […]

2019 HEFMA Conference – Southern Africa

Theme: The Role of Facilities Management in the 4th Industrial Revolution The conference is geared and designed to bring together association members, international members, Strategic Partners – AUDE (UK), APPA (US), TEFMA (Australia), and Southern Africa institutions; University of Lesotho, University of Namibia (UNAM), University of Botswana and University of Swaziland Swaziland. Hosted by the […]

2020 AASHE Sustainability Conference is Now Virtual

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s (AASHE) virtual Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education is the largest stage to exchange effective models, policies, research, collaborations, and transformative actions that advance sustainability in higher education and surrounding communities.  Humanity faces a series of intensifying and interrelated social and ecological crises. Solving […]

2020 Esri Education Summit

With so much of education taking place virtually, the 2020 Esri Education Summit is moving online too. Join a collaborative user community of forward-thinking educators and administrators sharing innovative best practices and instruction about geospatial technology. At this year’s event, we will • Help you discover online lessons and resources. • Discuss strategies for engaging […]

2020 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit

We are facing a climate emergency. What are higher education’s responsibilities and opportunities for supporting a just transition to a low-carbon economy? Register now for the premier gathering of higher education leaders driving responses to the climate crisis.  Early bird rates available for all participants. Join us to work with other leaders on solutions. Sponsored and […]

2020 I2SL Annual Conference

As the coronavirus continues to challenge businesses and events across the country, designing and operating safe and sustainable laboratories has never been more important. Although the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories (I2SL) was looking forward to bringing our Annual Conference and Technology Fair to Chicago in October, to ensure the safety and health of our […]

2020 Survey of College & University Admissions Directors

The process of recruiting and enrolling students has never been easy. But according to the 2020 Survey of College and University Admissions Directors, conducted by Gallup between Aug. 6 and 30, community colleges and nonelite liberal arts colleges have recently had greater difficulties reaching enrollment goals. Take a close look at the data with Inside […]

2020 Survey of College and University Student Affairs Officers

Inside Higher Ed‘s first-ever Survey of College and University Student Affairs Officers sought to discover how these leaders respond to key issues and challenges that college students face today. Some of the questions addressed in this webcast include: What issues command student affairs officers’ time? How do student affairs officers evaluate the state of student […]

2021 Survey of College & University Presidents

This webcast will explore Inside Higher Ed‘s 11th annual Survey of College and University Presidents, which sought to understand how college and university presidents and chancellors view pressing issues facing higher education this year. Topics addressed in this webcast include:– Perceptions of financial stability– Policies of the Biden administration and how they will affect institutions– […]

2022 Sustainability Leaders Impact Accelerator

This year’s AASHE Impact Accelerator is an immersive, interactive virtual program designed to equip you with change management tools to engage diverse campus stakeholders in today’s fast-paced, hybrid work environment and an opportunity to establish and strengthen relationships with your peers.

4th International Conference and Expo on Nanoscience and NanoTechnology

Global gathering of Nano Scientists, researchers, professionals around the globe to discuss current trends in Nano science and Nano Technology at our upcoming scientific event, 4th International Conference and Expo on Nano science and Nano Technology, scheduled on June 13-14, 2022, at Paris, France. This conference will involve the world class keynote talks, speakers presenting […]

9th UCG edition on Nursing and Patient Safety Conference

On behalf of the 9th UCG edition on Nursing & Patient Safety Conference April 06-08, 2021|Amman, Jordan Committee, it gives us a great pleasure to announce NPSUCG2021 scheduled on April 6-8, 2021 in Amman, Jordan. Our Gathering aims to bring all the Directors, Specialists, Professors, Doctors, Scientists, Academicians, Nurses, Students, Researchers, Business Delegates, Industrialists to […]

A Bipartisan Discussion on the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

Despite decades of progress made improving conditions for women in the workforce, there is still no federal law guaranteeing pregnant employees the right to reasonable workplace accommodations. The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) would provide that guarantee and is now closer than it has ever been to becoming law. PWFA—which has been introduced in every […]

A Data Driven Approach to IAQ

WHAT WE’LL COVER: On June 16th at 11am ET, indoor air quality (IAQ) expert Aaron Lapsley will moderate a panel discussion with the members of the newly formed Alliance for Sustainable and Practical IAQ in Real Estate (ASPIRE). How to maximize IAQ with a data driven approach What’s hype and what’s not What is the […]

A Proven Playbook for the New Reality in Admissions

The pandemic and recession have created a new reality in admissions at colleges and universities. This webcast will: · Review the trends of this (crazy) year in admissions — the good and the bad ones.· Take a look at tactics that worked — for different kinds of institutions.· Take an early look at results for […]

AABC TAB Talk Webinar: Value of TAB to Building Performance & Project Closeout

The Testing, Adjusting and Balancing (TAB) process, and the value it brings to building performance and successful project closeout, is often overlooked and under-valued. Key construction team members who drive project schedule and project closeout would greatly benefit from understanding the common TAB processes performed on building mechanical systems, as well as the issues that […]

AASHE Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education – Day Three

In 2021, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a major report indicating that immediate, rapid and large-scale reductions in greenhouse gas emissions are necessary to avoid catastrophic climate change. Despite this unequivocal and urgent warning from the world’s leading climate scientists and even as the dire consequences of climate change become ever more […]

AASHE Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education – Day Two

In 2021, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a major report indicating that immediate, rapid and large-scale reductions in greenhouse gas emissions are necessary to avoid catastrophic climate change. Despite this unequivocal and urgent warning from the world’s leading climate scientists and even as the dire consequences of climate change become ever more […]

AASHE’s Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education

Presented by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, the Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education brings together sustainability leaders from around the world in a virtual format to share effective models, policies, research, collaborations and transformative actions that advance sustainability in higher education and surrounding communities. New Format for 2022 […]

Academics, Equity & Resilience: Building Pitt’s First Climate Action Plan

The University of Pittsburgh’s sustainability journey has been expounding over three decades, including the first university-wide Pitt Sustainability Plan (2018) and first AASHE STARS designation (Silver 2018); in 2021, Pitt achieved AASHE STARS Gold. While the Pitt Sustainability Plan covers 15 impact areas with 61 goals, the global focus on climate change helped the University […]

Accelerating innovation in an evolving pandemic

The newest episode in Eaton’s Current Thinking broadcast series, “Accelerating innovation in an evolving pandemic,” will launch on Thursday, September 24, at 2:00 p.m. ET. In the broadcast, a panel of electrical and healthcare industry experts will examine how the scope and urgency of the COVID-19 pandemic drove rapid innovation, leading to greater resiliency and […]

ACHA COVID-19 Task Force “Ask the Expert” – Wastewater Surveillance

Please join us as we hear from CDC and academic researchers about the potential role of wastewater surveillance to detect COVID-19 on college and university campuses. Wastewater surveillance is a promising strategy to understand changes in COVID-19 infections in communities, but there remain key questions about building-level sampling and testing, data processing and analysis, and […]

ACORE Policy Forum

The 2020 ACORE Policy Forum will address the most important issues facing the renewable energy industry, such as the implications of the 2019 tax extenders agreement, the prominence of climate in the 2020 election and more. Panelists and keynote speakers will explore a variety of topics within four key themes. The Latest from Congress Clean […]

Advanced Perimeter Fire Containment Systems for Vertical Notched Curtain Wall Systems

Join Eric LaCroix, the Director of Strategic Accounts for the Curtain Wall Division, as he presents an fire protection webinar. This course provides an overview of the advancements in perimeter fire containment systems for vertical notched curtain wall systems. The value of understanding the performance of vertical notched systems in today’s ever-changing complex designs cannot […]

Advancing DE&I Dialogue Through Vendor Partnerships

Find out how Sodexo has worked with independent schools and industry associations to bring DE&I to the forefront of their conversations and the services they provide. Take away actionable strategies you can implement at your school to elevate your DE&I efforts. Produced by the National Business Officers Association (NBOA).

Air Tightness Testing for Building Enclosures

An airtight building envelope is one of the most important contributors to an efficient, comfortable, durable and healthy building. In addition to energy and indoor air quality benefits, water and moisture control is another one of the main reasons building codes and regulations have focused heavily on improving the quality of building enclosures. Calibrated fans […]

America East Sustainability Conference

The America East Sustainability Network (AESN), a collaboration of member institutions developed to advance environmental profiles and further the conference’s collective sustainability goals, has formed the America East Sustainability Conference to bring together students, faculty and staff from America East institutions, as well as national and international experts from industry. The conference aims to explore […]

America in Recovery: What Universities Need to Welcome Back Students

Institutions of higher education across the country are grappling with whether to resume in-person learning in the fall or continue online instruction. Universities and colleges need to find the right balance between the health and the educational needs of their students. Join us for a discussion on what issues university leaders are considering, including how […]

Appalachian Energy Summit 2021

Registrations are open for the Appalachian Energy Summit 2021! The virtual Energy Summit is hosted by Appalachian State University. This year’s Energy Summit includes plenary sessions, working groups, themed presentation sessions, a Student Summit, Student Poster Competition, and more.  We invite you to hear from academic, corporate, and government experts on a wide range of […]

ASHRAE Building Performance Analysis Conference

ASHRAE will host the annual Building Performance Analysis Conference September 22-24 in Denver, CO. Practitioners, vendors, researchers, utility and government officials, and owners will address the practices of energy modeling and building performance simulation using existing simulation tools, software development, and future simulation research and applications.

Automation Technology for Effective Building Water Management

Historically, premise plumbing systems have been designed, installed, and operated without the ability to quickly and easily monitor their operation making effective building water management time consuming and difficult. In this presentation, we review the impact of common building water issues, principles of effective water management, and how emerging automation technology supports key water management […]

Averting Targeted School Violence

Please join the U.S. Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) for the release of our latest study, Averting Targeted School Violence: A U.S. Secret Service Analysis of Plots Against Schools. This study examines 67 disrupted plots against K-12 schools and highlights the importance of proactive reporting and intervention.  This free virtual event will feature presentations from NTAC researchers […]

Back by Popular Demand: The Best of the 2019 Better Buildings Summit

The 2019 Better Buildings Summit was held in July in the Washington, D.C. metro area. This webinar features 3 of the top-rated presentations from the Summit – a rare chance to catch one of the talks you might have missed! Presentations include: – Grid Modernization: The Role of Grid-Interactive Efficient Buildings – Buildings of the […]

Back to School Through the Lens of ASHRAE

Join us for the third in a series of webinars, Less Talk, More Action: Tactical Topics to Return to Campus, jointly sponsored by the North Atlantic Region of the Society for College and University Planning and Boston Society for Architecture. As the fall semester approaches, college and university campuses are readjusting their facilities in response […]

BCxA Keynote Address: Buildings & Transformation Through and Beyond COVID19

Dr. Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg is a figure to be reckoned with. Brilliance, enthusiasm, humility and a passion for building science are combined into his work with integrated teams of microbiolists, chemists, mechanical and electrical engineers, commissioning providers, architects and others in the building community who are working toward a safe and healthy built environment, […]

Best Safety & Hygiene Practices for Public Workspaces in the COVID-19 Environment

Upcoming Webinar Best Safety and Hygiene Practices for Public Workspaces in the COVID-19 Environment June 23, 2020 | 2:00-3:00 PM EDT The National Academies’ Federal Facilities Council invites you to join us for a webinar on Tuesday, June 23 from 2-3pm ET on the challenges of operating workplaces with a public interaction component in the […]

Better Buildings – CPACE Financing Turns 10: Impacts, Challenges & What Comes Next

This webinar will explore the impacts and success stories of commercial property assessed clean energy (PACE) financing, better known as CPACE, 10 years since the completion of the first CPACE project. Attendees will hear the story of CPACE’s growth and growing pains, learn about new research on prevailing practices for tracking impacts from CPACE programs, […]

Better Buildings 2020: A Virtual Leadership Symposium

The 2020 Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit is now a virtual leadership symposium taking place June 8-11. We are excited about this new opportunity for industry and educational professionals and partners to explore emerging technologies and share innovative strategies and solutions in energy and water efficiency. Register today to sign up for individual sessions, meet-ups, […]

Better Buildings February Webinar – Save Money & Build Resilience with Distributed Energy Technologies

Building owners face a range of priorities when it comes to powering their buildings – minimizing cost, ensuring resilience, and in many cases, meeting renewable energy goals. This webinar introduces two tools from the National Labs for assessing potential facility-level energy technology investments: • The Distributed Energy Resources Customer Adoption Model (DER-CAM), and • REopt […]

Better Buildings January Webinar – Best of the Betters: The Better Plants 2019 Better Project and Better Practice Presentations

Better Plants created the Better Practice and Better Project Awards to recognize outstanding accomplishments in implementing and promoting industrial energy efficiency efforts at both the organizational and facility level. Award recipients range from diverse manufacturing sectors to water and wastewater utilities. Join this webinar to hear from some of our exceptional 2019 applicants and awardees […]

Better Buildings January Webinar – Beyond Energy Savings: Quantifying the Additional Benefits from Energy Efficiency

Often, energy-saving projects can yield extra benefits beyond reduced energy use and costs. These benefits can include reduced maintenance, improved productivity, waste reduction, and more. Join this webinar to learn about a new methodology to quantify the non-energy savings and revenues from energy efficiency projects. Speakers: Catherine Cooremans, Université de Lausanne; Alex Zhang, Lineage Logistics

Better Buildings Webinar – Building Resilient Communities: State and Local Perspectives

This webinar will explore how different state and local governments are developing and planning their communities to improve energy efficiency and bolster resilience. Attendees will discover how energy efficiency and renewable energy act as resilience measures for mitigating the impacts of natural disasters. Panelists will share how they use federal and local funds, tools, and […]

Better Buildings Webinar – Innovative Energy Efficiency Financing in Public Housing

Energy and water efficiency upgrades in public housing can free up operating funds while reducing tenant utility bills and improving resident health and comfort. However, Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) face persistent financial barriers that often prevent them from accessing capital for retrofits. This webinar will present innovative solutions from three PHAs that successfully financed efficiency […]

Better Buildings Webinar – Rethinking Leasing: Spotlight on the 2019 Green Lease Leaders

The Green Lease Leaders program shines a spotlight on innovative landlord and tenant companies that add energy efficiency and sustainability clauses to their leases. This webinar will recognize the 2019 Green Lease Leaders who are pushing the envelope on building performance and energy-aligned leasing. Speakers will demonstrate how smart leases enable landlords and tenants to […]

Better Buildings Webinar – Scaling Impact: Multi-Building Approaches to Zero Energy Ready

Hear about pioneering developments that are integrating energy efficiency, waste heat, renewable energy, and grid interaction across multiple buildings. This webinar will explore best practices on achieving cost savings and carbon reductions at scale. Speakers: Brad Liljequist and Nick Edney, Catalyst Project; Barb Frommell, City and County of Denver; Shanti Pless and Ben Polly, National […]

Better Buildings Webinar Series – Shelter from the Storm: Powering Community Resilience Hubs

Community resilience hubs are locally identified and community-serving facilities that provide residents year-round access to support resources. During extreme weather, they can reduce the burden on emergency response teams by supplying power before, during, and after grid outages through onsite energy systems. Learn from Better Buildings partners who have successfully identified buildings and leveraged energy […]

Better Buildings Webinar Series – Work Smarter, Not Harder: Creative Project & Process Implementation

Learn about Better Plants partners’ fun and innovative systems for choosing and executing processes and engaging employees on energy efficiency and sustainability. This webinar will also explore a new “Implementation Toolkit,” which includes a variety of templates and tools for helping organizations implement new projects and processes. Register at https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/1816292160803/WN_2JK8DdHoRgO4oSIheaDozg.

Better Buildings Webinar Series: Glass Half-Full: Saving Money By Saving Water

Since 2015, Better Buildings and Better Plants partners have showcased how water management can reduce cost, energy, and environmental impact, saving more than 10 billion gallons. However, additional benefits can include more efficient operations and increased resiliency. Join partners from multiple sectors to learn how they’ve realized the many benefits of water reduction and hear […]

Better Buildings Webinar: Finance + Resilience Initiative Part 2: Taking Action to Improve Resilience & Disclose Performance

We hope you were able to join Better Buildings for Part 1 of the Finance + Resilience Initiative mini-series.  Part 2 will focus on different mechanisms for financing resilience projects, reporting frameworks for resilience performance disclosure, and pulling everything together into a resilience risk management plan. Presenters: • Guy Van Syckle, Hannon Armstrong • Brenna […]

Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit

REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR THE 2021 SUMMIT! The U.S. Department of Energy’s next Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit will take place May 17-20, 2021. This virtual, no-cost event will feature engaging and interactive sessions, as well as opportunities for attendees to network with their fellow industry peers and experts. APPA is a partner with the […]

Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit is May 17-19, 2022 at the DoubleTree Crystal City in Arlington, Virginia — just outside of Washington, D.C. Join us for engaging and interactive sessions, as well as opportunities to network with fellow industry peers and experts. Stay tuned for information about plenaries, special events, and more.  […]

Bringing GIS Indoors: Space Planning and Optimization

Esri’s Campus Operations Webinar Series With budgets and enrollments shifting, colleges and universities need to focus on building efficient and effective operations now more than ever.  Throughout this webinar series, leading universities—along with Esri—will discuss and demonstrate how spatial collaboration, decision-making, and analytical tools can help with a broad range of workflows across campuses.  Upcoming in […]

Building a Mobile Workforce: Getting Decision Support into the Field

Esri’s Campus Operations Webinar Series With budgets and enrollments shifting, colleges and universities need to focus on building efficient and effective operations now more than ever.  Throughout this webinar series, leading universities—along with Esri—will discuss and demonstrate how spatial collaboration, decision-making, and analytical tools can help with a broad range of workflows across campuses.  Upcoming in […]

Building Analytics for COVID-19 & Post-COVID-19 Building Operations

The current global pandemic brings so much uncertainty into our day to day lives. This informative webinar explores how HVAC building analytics can be leveraged to detect faults that compromise occupant safety, and report on health compliance standards, while still ensuring that we are not wasting energy unnecessarily in the process. Regular communication with building […]

Building for People and Performance. Achieving Operational Excellence

With construction projects either shutting down, working with restricted staff levels, or expecting to do so soon, many organizations are working quickly to adopt new solutions that enable their business to continue and to keep their workers employed without putting them at risk. To weather the current storm and enable them to prepare for the […]

Building Safety Month, Week Four Focus

The theme for the International Code Council’s 42nd annual Building Safety Month is “Safety for All: Codes in Action.” The educational and interactive campaign raises awareness about the importance of building codes in ensuring safety in the spaces in which we live, work, and learn. Week One (May 1–8): “Planning for a Safe & Sustainable Tomorrow” Week […]

Building Safety Month, Week One Focus

The theme for the International Code Council’s 42nd annual Building Safety Month is “Safety for All: Codes in Action.” The educational and interactive campaign raises awareness about the importance of building codes in ensuring safety in the spaces in which we live, work and learn. Week One (May 1–8): “Planning for a Safe & Sustainable Tomorrow” “This […]

Building Safety Month, Week Three Focus

The theme for the International Code Council’s 42nd annual Building Safety Month is “Safety for All: Codes in Action.” The educational and interactive campaign raises awareness about the importance of building codes in ensuring safety in the spaces in which we live, work, and learn. Week One (May 1–8): “Planning for a Safe & Sustainable Tomorrow” Week […]

Building Safety Month, Week Two Focus

The theme for the International Code Council’s 42nd annual Building Safety Month is “Safety for All: Codes in Action.” The educational and interactive campaign raises awareness about the importance of building codes in ensuring safety in the spaces in which we live, work, and learn. Week One (May 1–8): “Planning for a Safe & Sustainable Tomorrow” Week […]

Campus Operations Webinar Series: Build Your Geospatial Foundation

With budgets and enrollments shifting, colleges and universities need to focus on building efficient and effective operations now more than ever.  Throughout this webinar series, leading universities—along with Esri—will discuss and demonstrate how spatial collaboration, decision-making, and analytical tools can help with a broad range of workflows across campuses.  Join Esri for the following webinar, the […]

Campus Sustainability Month

Held every October, Campus Sustainability Month is an international celebration of sustainability in higher education. Throughout the month, colleges and universities organize events on campus and elsewhere to engage and inspire incoming students and other campus stakeholders to become sustainability change agents. These events include teach-ins, sustainability pledge drives, zero-energy concerts, waste audits, green sporting […]

Campus Sustainability Month

Coordinated by AASHE, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education and held every October, Campus Sustainability Month is an international celebration of sustainability in higher education. Throughout the month, colleges and universities organize events on campus and elsewhere to engage and inspire incoming students and other campus stakeholders to become sustainability change […]

Campus Sustainability Month

Held every October, Campus Sustainability Month is an international celebration of sustainability in higher education. Throughout the month, colleges and universities organize events on campus and elsewhere to engage and inspire incoming students and other campus stakeholders to become sustainability change agents. These events include teach-ins, sustainability pledge drives, zero-energy concerts, waste audits, green sporting […]

Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage (CCUS)

LIVE ONLINE COURSE OVER 4 SESSIONS Commences: 5 – 8 July 2022 (1 – 4pm GMT+0) Carbon Capture, Utilisation & Storage (CCUS) (Online Course) Overview This course is intended for those in business, commercial and strategically focused roles within the energy sector; in particular those responsible for environmental matters, business sustainability and business transformation in […]

Care Before Crisis: The Evolution of the School Standard of Care

Over the last year, operating and reacting in crisis mode became the new normal for independent schools. As your school adapts to a new, post-pandemic world, understanding and meeting the standard of care will be even more important. Join us for a round table discussion with legal and insurance experts as we discuss how the […]

Celebrating 45 Years of DOE’s Weatherization Program

On Thursday, October 28th, from 11:00-1:30 p.m. ET, the National Association for State Community Services Programs (NASCSP) will host a virtual event to commemorate the 45th anniversary of DOE’s Weatherization Assistance Program. At the event, we will hear from members of Congress, U.S. Department of Energy officials, state and local weatherization professionals, and weatherization training […]

Changing Campus Covid Protocols

This winter, the Omicron variant upended many health and safety plans on college campuses nationwide. As Covid-19 continues to mutate, testing, isolation, and contact-tracing guidelines will need to evolve along with it. What’s next for the ways colleges manage the ever-changing pandemic? A panel of campus health officials gathers for the virtual forum, Changing Campus […]

Chase Center Arena & Mixed-Use Development: High Performance Design at Mission Bay

The ambitious Chase Center Arena and Mixed-Use Development Project in San Francisco required an interactive and collaborative design process to achieve the building performance and sustainability goals of the owner, the Golden State Warriors organization. Energy modeling was critical to achieving compliance with local codes, LEED Gold certification, and earned incentives through the Savings By […]

Classroom to Career: Advancement in Energy Efficiency Jobs

Millions of Americans work on the energy infrastructure that powers the U.S. and the buildings that power our economy. Better Buildings Workforce Accelerator partners support and grow our energy efficiency workforce by connecting to training, education, and job opportunities. Learn about the strategies and programmatic efforts they have implemented to support curricula development, job training, […]

Classrooms after COVID: Unpacking a safe return to school

In partnership with Siemens, Axios will host a virtual event featuring policymakers, leaders in education and public health, as well as subject matter experts. We’ll go deep on school re-openings, unpacking how COVID-19 has changed education, and the safety measures being put in place for students and educators.

Co-Producing Knowledge with Communities: Equity in Federal Research Programs

Thursday, May 12, 4-6 pm A conversation with White House Office of Science and Technology Policy’s Dr. Alondra Nelson followed by an interactive community forum and reception Join White House Office of Science and Technology Policy’s Dr. Alondra Nelson at 4 pm on Thursday, May 12th for a discussion of equitable community participation in federally […]

College Enrollment and Access in the Age of Crisis

After scrambling to bring in a new class of students during a pandemic and a recession, colleges are now contemplating the longer-term implications for enrollment and access. They are simultaneously adjusting admissions requirements, moving deadlines, re-examining forecasts, and budgeting for different scenarios, while responding to the impact of all this disruption on both students’ and […]

Come Back with Confidence to Teach and Learn

Join our experts for a short presentation on technology solutions and services that are available for creating safe, healthy environments that can help educators and students come back to school or campuses with confidence in the Fall and beyond.

Commissioning Authority Workshop & Exam

This highly interactive workshop covers both new and existing building commissioning, and includes many group breakout activities where attendees will use project case studies to develop and discuss samples of key commissioning deliverables. The 4-hour, closed-book CxA exam is offered at the end of the second day to prequalified candidates. Note: Individuals interested in CxA […]

Commissioning Building Enclosure Assemblies and Systems

University of Wisconsin-Madison Engineering Professional Development Learn about the commissioning process for building enclosures from predesign through early occupancy. This course will cover specific enclosure assemblies including exterior walls, roofs, windows, and doors. Perfect for building enclosure commissioning professionals, commissioning process authorities and team leaders, contractors, and building owners and managers.

Commissioning Building Enclosure Assemblies and Systems

University of Wisconsin-Madison Engineering Professional Development Learn about the commissioning process for building enclosures from predesign through early occupancy. This course will cover specific enclosure assemblies including exterior walls, roofs, windows, and doors. Perfect for building enclosure commissioning professionals, commissioning process authorities and team leaders, contractors, and building owners and managers.

Commissioning Building Enclosure Assemblies and Systems

University of Wisconsin-Madison Engineering Professional Development Learn about the commissioning process for building enclosures from predesign through early occupancy. This course will cover specific enclosure assemblies including exterior walls, roofs, windows, and doors. Perfect for building enclosure commissioning professionals, commissioning process authorities and team leaders, contractors, and building owners and managers.

Common Flaws in Modern Airflow Systems

Southeastern Lab Ventilation Symposium How to Combine Teamwork and Technology to Achieve Safe, Energy Efficient and Sustainable Labs Airflow in labs and critical work spaces is critical to health and safety, productivity, and research success. Approximately one out of three lab ventilation systems have significant issues that affect performance. An uncontrolled lab environment can jeopardize […]

Configuring Solutions: Building Information & Decision-Making Tools Webinar

Join us for our second webinar Configuring Solutions: Building information and decision-making tools in the “Spatially Enabling Facilities Management for Campuses” webinar series. Hear from leading universities, along with Esri, on April 8, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. Eastern (10 AM PDT) for a discussion and demonstration on how facilities management staff can utilize configurable Esri […]

Connecting the Dots: Safety in Action

The Koshka Foundation for Safe Schools is happy to announce “Connecting the Dots”, a one-day event bringing together practitioners focused on increasing resiliency and school and community safety. This symposium is intended for school administrators, threat assessment team members within K-12 and campus settings, campus law enforcement and security personnel, School Resource Officers, school and community mental health providers, survivor/victim advocates […]

Conserving Energy through Building Enclosure Commissioning

What should a commissioning provider know to undertake Building Enclosure Commissioning (BECx) with the goal to conserve energy, specifically achieving target energy consumption levels for LEED v4 and in-service energy-efficient performance? BECx activities important to producing a durable, resilient and successful building enclosure can also assist with saving energy and passing future energy audits. Topics, […]

Considerations for Energy Efficiency – Retrofit vs New Construction in Institutional Settings

Caroline Segsworth, Morrison Hershfield Stevan Vinci, CET, LFA, LEED Fellow, CxA+BE, BECxP, Morrison Hershfield Alyssa Leeviraphan AIA, LEED AP, Mahlum Architects As school boards endeavor to improve on existing infrastructure supported by unpredictable budgets, different strategies to increase energy and operational efficiency are considered, often weighing the trade-offs between retrofitting existing buildings versus building new. […]

Cost-Savings: Industrial Compressed Air Monitoring Strategies

Fox Thermal has begun a free educational webinar program designed to discuss technology, applications, and product solutions for industrial, wastewater, chemical processing, oil & gas, biogas, and many other markets. The first in this series will focus on compressed air systems and the leaks that cost facilities tens of thousands of dollars a year in […]

COVID Management Town Hall with Environmental Health & Engineering – NBOA

The learning and innovation around safely bringing our students back together at school continues. Hear from the team at Environmental Health & Engineering (EH&E), authors of “Operating Guidance for Independent School Pandemic Management,” about what is working well, what may not be needed any longer, and what should be considered for the upcoming school year. […]

COVID-19 & the Mission of the U.S. Public University: A Virtual Town Hall Discussion

Speakers: Ana Mari Cauce, President of the University of Washington; Michael Crow, President of Arizona State University; and Mitchell E. Daniels Jr., President of Purdue University Public universities are among the nation’s most vital and vibrant institutions, serving the educational needs of hundreds of thousands of students, advancing the full spectrum of human knowledge, and […]

COVID-19 Vaccines: The Realities of the Next Steps

Presented by the National Academy of Medicine & the American Public Health Association, this webinar will discuss the next steps for ensuring COVID-19 vaccines reach the public, including overcoming vaccine hesitancy, ensuring a robust supply chain and communicating clearly and consistently throughout. The webinar will begin with an introduction from the session’s moderator, Jewel Mullen, […]

COVID-19, DACA, and the Responses of Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A Virtual Town Hall Discussion

Speakers: * Joseph I. Castro, President, California State University Fresno * Thuy Thi Nguyen, President, Foothill College in Los Altos Hills, California * Juan Sánchez Muñoz, Chancellor, University of California Merced * Mark B. Rosenberg, President, Florida International University * Lorelle L. Espinosa, Vice President, Research, American Council on Education (Moderator) Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) […]

COVID-19, Systemic Racism & the Responses of HBCUs: A Virtual Town Hall Discussion

Speakers: Makola M. Abdullah, President of Virginia State University Mary Schmidt Campbell, President of Spelman College C. Reynold Verret, President of Xavier University of Louisiana Gilda Barabino, President-elect of Olin College of Engineering (Moderator) Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are among the nation’s most vital and vibrant institutions, serving the educational needs of hundreds […]

COVID-19: Evaluating Aerosol Treatment Technologies

COVID-19: Evaluating Aerosol Treatment Technologies February 9, 2022 from 2:00 – 3:00 PM ET Registration: COVID-19: Evaluating Aerosol Treatment Technologies Presented by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Center for Environmental Solution & Emergency Response The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the role that airborne transmission can play in the spread of disease. Accordingly, there is increased […]

Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month

Infrastructure Security Month is a time to shine a light on the vital role that critical infrastructure systems and places play in keeping the nation and our communities safe, secure and prosperous.  It is also a time to think about how each of us can contribute to the security and resilience of the nation’s most […]

CxA WORKSHOP ON-DEMAND + LIVE Q&A SESSION WITH INSTRUCTORS

Commissioning (CxA) Workshop on demand (watch at your convenience or livestream on January 28, 11:00 am Eastern): This 3-hr pre-recorded video will cover all aspects of commissioning ranging from project management to functional testing, and both new and existing building commissioning. One-Hour Live Q&A session (January 28, 2:00 pm Eastern): This one-hour online session with […]

CxA Workshop On-Demand + Live Q&A session with Instructors

Commissioning (CxA) Workshop on demand (watch at your convenience or livestream on June 17, 11:00 am Eastern): This 3-hr pre-recorded video will cover all aspects of commissioning ranging from project management to functional testing, and both new and existing building commissioning. One-Hour Live Q&A session (June 17, 2:00 pm Eastern): This one-hour online session with […]

CxA Workshop On-Demand and Live Q&A with CxA Workshop Instructors

Commissioning (CxA) Workshop on demand (watch at your convenience or livestream on September 24, 11:00 am Eastern): This 3-hr pre-recorded video will cover all aspects of commissioning ranging from project management to functional testing, and both new and existing building commissioning. One-Hour Live Q&A session (September 24, 2:00 pm Eastern): This one-hour online session with […]

CxEnergy 2020 Conference & Expo

With a 32-session, 4-track educational program, certification opportunities, a 50+ booth Expo Hall and plentiful networking opportunities, CxEnergy is the premier conference for building commissioning, energy management, testing and technology. Earn CEUs for technical presentations and case studies from industry experts across all building science disciplines. Network with representatives from Northeastern University, University of California, […]

CxEnergy 2021

The #1 Building Commissioning & Energy Management Conference & Expo Multi-Track, 32-Session Technical Program Led By Top Industry Experts 40+ Booth Expo Hall featuring Technology for Cx, Energy & Testing Preconference Certification Seminars & Exams for CxA, EMP Plentiful Networking & Relationship-Building Opportunities Multi-level Sponsorship and Exhibit Opportunities

CxEnergy 2021 Virtual

The #1 Building Commissioning & Energy Management Conference & Expo 15+ Live and Pre-recorded Technical Sessions Led By Top Industry Experts AIA Credits Available Toward CxA, EMP, and TBE Recertification Technology Showcase/Demo Day featuring Technology for Cx, Energy & Testing Multi-level Sponsorship Opportunities

CxEnergy 2022 Conference & Expo

CxEnergy draws hundreds of the nation’s leading commissioning experts, energy management professionals, MEP engineers, HVAC testing professionals, facility managers and building owners. Presentation topics include: Case studies in commissioning and energy management in buildings and facilities (particularly featuring the owner perspective) Market sector case studies (e.g. health care, education, data centers, correctional facility, industrial campus) […]

Data-Driven Campus Energy Management: the ENERGY STAR Higher Education Benchmarking Initiative

This webinar will dive into the inaugural round of the ENERGY STAR Higher Education Benchmarking Initiative, or HEBI. Nearly 200 campuses representing nearly 100 institutions in the United States and Canada participated in the first round of the HEBI, which provided participants with free scorecards showing how their campus-level energy and water performance compared with […]

DEADLINE FOR cdpACCESS ONLINE RECEIPT OF ICC PUBLIC COMMENTS

2022 Group B Update The 2022 Group B codes were opened for proposed changes on October 19. To submit proposals for Group B codes, go to https://www.cdpaccess.com/. The deadline for Group B proposal submittals is 11:59 pm PT on June 20, 2022. Group B codes include Admin, IBC-S, IEBC, IgCC (Ch. 1) and IRC – B. […]

Deadline for PGMS Green Star Awards Applications

You are invited to enter the 50th annual Green Star Awards® program sponsored by the Professional Grounds Management Society® (PGMS®). This annual Awards Program salutes the grounds superintendent responsible for maintaining a well-manicured landscape year round. Grand, Honor and Merit Awards are offered in 15 categories, covering all types of private, public, commercial and industrial […]

Deadline to Submit for the Building Envelope Campaign

The Building Envelope Campaign is a program designed to help building owners and managers create more energy efficient buildings! This will be achieved by targeting the building envelope thermal performance, determining available energy savings, and providing technical support. Eligible Buildings:New construction or retrofitCompleted since January 2019Located in the U.S. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of […]

Deadline: Integrated Lighting Campaign Exemplary Performance Recognition

2021 Recognition Cycle The Integrated Lighting Campaign (ILC) is a recognition and guidance program designed to help facility owners, operators, and managers. The ILC focuses on high-efficiency lighting and control systems that are integrated with other building systems (e.g., HVAC and/or plug loads) for added efficiency and performance. The ILC also focuses on the integration […]

Designing and Operating High-Performing Healthcare HVAC Systems

“Infection control is a primary purpose of HVAC systems in hospitals,” said course instructor, Dan Koenigshofer PE, MS Public Health, HFDP, SASHE. “Although COVID-19 is not considered an airborne contagion, the design and operation strategies described in this course may be helpful during the current pandemic. It appears that COVID-19 can be transmitted through aerosols. […]

Distributed Pumping in Chilled Water Systems

L. Peter Korzeniewski, LEED AP, Grundfos – Commercial Building Services The last mile for any project is always the most difficult and expensive. This certainly holds true for designing and building commercial buildings and their mechanical systems. For a chilled water system the last mile is balancing. Grundfos Distributed Pumping is the next generation of […]

Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Reality Capture for Facilities

Government agencies are recognizing the value of managing facilities using a digital twin approach. Modern GIS and Building Information Modeling (BIM), can be combined to provide a detailed true-to-life 3D representation of structures, landscapes, and other assets both inside and outside the facilities. This approach promotes greater understanding and improved maintenance planning through enhanced visualization. […]

DOE Fireside Chat with the National Labs: Trends and Emerging Technologies

DOE Fireside Chat with the National Labs: Trends and Emerging Technologies On Monday, June 8th at 3 p.m. ET, leadership from DOE and the National Labs will share what’s next for energy efficiency and answer your questions about preparing for the future. Panelists: Dr. Johney Green Jr., National Renewable Energy Laboratory Dr. Suresh Sunderrajan, Argonne […]

DOE Roundtable on Cybersecurity

To kick-off National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, on October 6, 2021, at 10 a.m. ET, Deputy Secretary of Energy David Turk, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), DOE Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response (CESER), industry partners, and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will host a […]

Dr. Anthony Fauci: What It Will Take to Defeat Covid-19

Over the past few months, the team at Harvard Business Review has been proud to bring you HBR Quarantined — a weekly LinkedIn series profiling how business is coping with the fallout from the Covid-19 crisis. The Harvard Business Review is excited to announce that this Thursday, July 2 at 3:00 PM EST, we’re going […]

Educating Future Facilities Management Professionals

This Panel Discussion will center on the topic of what is happening in higher ed to help educate a new generation of facilities management professionals.  Many current FM professionals fell into their positions by happenstance. Now, however, a number of colleges and universities have developed FM-related degree programs for individuals desiring to enter the world of FM […]

EIA’s Annual Energy Outlook 2022

On March 3, the U.S. Energy Information Administration will release its 2022 Annual Energy Outlook at a virtual public event hosted by the Bipartisan Policy Center. EIA releases its Annual Energy Outlook each year to provide updated projections of U.S. energy markets.   The event will feature a presentation by EIA Acting & Deputy Administrator […]

Electric Vehicles & the Grid

Even without the rapid growth of EVs, our current power systems are in the midst of a disruptive transition towards cleaner, diversified and more flexible structures. If a transition from internal combustion engines (ICE) to electric vehicles (EVs) is to be achieved, what will be the impact on these systems? What are the barriers to […]

Electrical Distribution Systems: What a TAB Professional Should Know

This webinar will feature a basic description of electrical power distribution in commercial facilities, how an induction motor operates, what data should be collected or measured, and how this data can be used to estimate brake horsepower to compare electrical measurements with air and water system performance measurements (i.e., flow and pressures). Approved for 1 […]

EMIS in Small Buildings: UC Davis presents a scalable model for remotely controlling & monitoring HVAC systems

In this webinar, UC Davis will share a scalable approach for remotely controlling and monitoring HVAC systems in small buildings on campus using wireless thermostats with scheduling and setpoint control through a central interface. The “SWARM” solution is reaping energy savings while improving comfort and reducing maintenance costs, providing a template for applying analytics across […]

EMP Virtual Seminar

The intensive two-day six-hour virtual seminar helps EMP candidates understand the energy management process and how it can be applied. It incorporates instruction based on the Energy Manager “Job Task Analysis” adopted by the DOE’s Better Buildings Workforce. The seminar is also open to non-candidates for education purposes. Course Content Planning Effective Energy Management Managing […]

Energy Benchmarking as a Service with ENERGY STAR’s Portfolio Manager

Energy benchmarking with ENERGY STAR’s Portfolio Manager creates opportunities when it is implemented as an ongoing service to position the solution provider as a trusted advisor. Tracking and benchmarking energy use for client properties positions facility service companies as conscious of their clients cost and accountable for recommendations. The result is better client retention, differentiation, and […]

Energy Management & Commissioning for Reliability & Resiliency: Lessons Learned from Natural Disasters

Traditionally employed for verifying that facilities comply with the Owner’s and User’s requirements and functionally testing systems in accordance with designers’ intent, energy managers’ and commissioning providers’ roles have expanded to include their involvement in risk management. This is especially true with critical infrastructure, mission critical facilities and complex control systems. When assessing risks, there […]

Energy Management Professional (EMP) Seminar & Exam

The New EMP Seminar & Exam were developed to align with the new requirements for ANSI/DOE accreditation. The EMP program is a commissioning-based approach that maximizes energy savings and optimizes building performance. It also provides relevant information about existing building commissioning.

Energy Management Professional (EMP) Virtual Seminar

This two-day, six-hour course provides an overview and refresher on energy management and how it can be applied. Instructors explain EMA’s commissioning-based approach to energy management that maximizes energy savings and optimizes building performance. Sample problems and common calculations will be demonstrated throughout the workshop.

Energy Management Professional (EMP) Virtual Seminar

Virtual EMP Seminar This two-day, six-hour course provides an overview and refresher on energy management; discussing various services, deliverables and strategies associated with the energy market today. Various energy management strategies are discussed, including: development of an energy ‘roadmap’, resiliency planning, evaluating utility bills, establishing building energy baselines and various performance metrics, and developing facility […]

ENERGY STAR Higher Education Benchmarking Initiative

ENERGY STAR is launching a new campaign for higher education: ENERGY STAR Higher Education Benchmarking Initiative. 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 […]

Energy Storage Live Online Course

LIVE ONLINE COURSE OVER 4 SESSIONS Commences: 17 – 23 June 2022 (7 – 10am GMT+0) Energy Storage (Online Course) Overview Energy storage differs from other energy technologies in the breadth and complexity of its addressable market and revenue opportunities. This training course provides a comprehensive, business-focused analysis of these opportunities, allowing attendees to analyse, […]

EPA Webinar Series: 24/7 Hourly Matching, Pt. 2

Join us for a U.S. EPA-hosted webinar series focused on 24/7 hourly matching of renewable electricity. 24/7 hourly matching has been heralded as an important next step toward a cleaner energy future, providing electricity consumers the means to increase procurement impact while decarbonizing their consumption. EPA will feature perspectives and insights from experts, consumers and other […]

EPC Contracts for Energy Industry

LIVE ONLINE COURSE OVER 5 SESSIONS Overview A comprehensive analysis of EPC contracts and of the key considerations in projects and disputes where such contracts are used. This course provides an in-depth analysis of EPC contracts, their interface with other project documents and their role in the project lifecycle. It discusses key risk allocation issues, […]

Establishing Industry Qualifications & Standards for Building Enclosure Commissioning Providers

The International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC) has developed and launched a new ANSI ISO 17024 accredited certification for building enclosure commissioning (BECx) providers with clear qualifications and a rigorous application and examination process. This session will review the Certified Building Enclosure Commissioning Provider (CBECxP®) program, highlight available training modules, and review evolving building […]

Establishing Industry Qualifications & Standards for Building Enclosure Commissioning Providers

The International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC) has developed and launched a new ANSI ISO 17024 accredited certification for building enclosure commissioning (BECx) providers with clear qualifications and a rigorous application and examination process. This session will review the Certified Building Enclosure Commissioning Provider (CBECxP®) program, highlight available training modules, and review evolving building […]

Facilities & Campus Energy Summit

Join Roosevelt Strategic Council at the upcoming Facilities & Campus Energy Summit, and explore one of the panel discussions,  titled “Energy Reliability, Efficiency and Sustainability Goals in Federal Buildings.” Several topics of discussion for this panel include: -Strategic approaches for developing, and gaining buy-in,  for a Master Energy Plan  -How resiliency is addressed in our facilities […]

Facilities Project Budgets and Construction Cost Estimates

Project managers often need to prepare and defend budgets for their capital improvement projects, evaluate construction cost estimates and bids, and change order requests. In this course, you will learn the essential cost elements that comprise a construction and renovation project, and how to anticipate and maintain cost controls during the planning, design, and construction […]

Fall 2021: A Back-to-School Legal Checklist for Independent Schools

While the U.S. has made significant progress in its pandemic response, schools should not entirely abandon their COVID-19 policies and protocols for the upcoming school year. This session will review the pandemic-related legal issues that schools should consider as they develop their 2021 reopening plans. These include vaccine requirements, mask wearing and social distancing, and […]

Finance Your Way to a Low-Carbon Future

Leading organizations are increasingly using financing mechanisms to achieve their carbon reduction targets. Given the variety of internal and third-party financing structures, there is no one-size-fits-all solution for every application. Join this webinar to learn how three leading organizations — including two Better Buildings Financial Allies — are using finance to address carbon emissions, including […]

Financing in Higher Education

Higher education institutions of all shapes and sizes are invited to join this webinar to discuss creative financing solutions for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. Campus panelists will present on successful internal and external funding mechanisms and attendees will receive a demonstration of DOE’s Better Buildings Financing Navigator, a tool helping schools understand the […]

Fire & Life Safety Systems Commissioning Essentials

David LeBlanc, PE, FSFPE, Jensen Hughes The 2021 Edition of NFPA3, Standard for Commissioning Fire Protection and Life Safety Systems, provides the process, methods, and documents for commissioning fire protection and life safety systems. The speaker focuses on the difference between, and implementation of NFPA3 and the new NFPA 4 Standard, Integrated Testing of Fire […]

Fire Smoke Damper Testing and Fire Life Safety System Maintenance at Your Facility

An important component to maintaining fire life safety (FLS) systems are fire smoke dampers (FSDs), Smoke Dampers, (SDs), and fire dampers (FDs) which are located at duct penetrations through fire rated assemblies such as walls, ceilings, and floors. At critical healthcare facilities, testing these components is routinely enforced. AHJs have been broadening enforcement efforts to […]

Fiscal & Policy Webinar

Presented by the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Join the Chancellor’s Office College Finance and Facilities Planning Division for our monthly Fiscal & Policy Webinar Series. We will provide timely updates on issues related to college finance, state budgets, and fiscal policy. Webinars will be held on the last Thursday of each month (excluding holidays). […]

Funding Your Fire Safety Educational Program

Presented by the Center for Campus Fire Safety (CCFS). There is a fee of $50 per webinar.  However, use the promo code APPA at checkout, and you’ll pay nothing. Certificates of attendance will be provided at no cost. ICC Recertification CEUs are available (upon request) to nonmembers of CCFS at an additional cost of $15. […]

Geo-Week

Imagine a single powerhouse event that champions the coming together of geospatial technologies and the built environment. Where professionals from a range of disciplines network and gain insight into the increasing confluence of their worlds. Where cutting-edge technology offers new possibilities, improved efficiencies, and better outcomes. And where education opens the door to the future […]

Geo-Week Conference: The Intersection of Geospatial + the Built World

AEC Next Technology Expo & Conference, International Lidar Mapping Forum, and SPAR 3D Expo & Conference are coming together to form Geo Week in Denver, CO, February 6-8, 2022. Partnership events taking place at Geo Week include the ASPRS (American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing) Annual Conference and USIBD’s (U.S. Institute of Building Documentation) […]

Getting Credit: Finding the Best Certification for Your Building

WELL Buildings, ENERGY STAR, USGBC Innovational Credits, LEED Certification all have different value depending on a particular building’s priorities, location, and occupants. How do you choose and what is the best way to reach your goals? What role does analytics play in achieving these certifications? In this webinar we will discuss solutions to help energy […]

Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education

Produced by AASHE, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, the Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education brings together sustainability leaders from around the world in a virtual format to share effective models, policies, research, collaborations and transformative actions that advance sustainability in higher education and surrounding communities.

GPP Webinar: Local Government Clean Energy Trends and Resources

Join EPA’s Green Power Partnership on July 8 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Eastern Time for a webinar examining clean energy trends in local governments, as well as resources. Cities are a core driver of climate change, accounting for more than 70 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions and more than two-thirds of energy […]

Hidden Costs in Hydronic Cooling & Heating Systems

The Energy Management Association (EMA) is teaming with Spirotherm, Inc. to conduct a webinar that focuses on proven opportunities to improve the performance, decrease the energy usage, and reduce the operating costs of chilled water, heating hot water, and glycol systems. Included is a review of how air present in a hydronic fluid reduces the […]

Higher Education & COVID-19: The Future of Learning, Opportunity, and Work

On Thursday, October 8, The Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institution will host a webcast discussion examining the future of higher education and workforce development during COVID-19 and beyond. The webcast event will feature a keynote address from Rep. Bobby Scott (Va.-03), chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Education and Labor. Following the keynote remarks, […]

Higher Education’s Crucial Role: Building a Sustainable & Circular Economy

Join this webinar to learn how the circular economy* can help shape better procurement decisions and ways in which you manage your campus, facilities and supply of goods and services. Educators, business officers, and staff from housing, dining, facilities, procurement and auxiliary services, EHS, student life, and senior administration will learn about how to bring […]

How Bipolar Ionization Fits Into a Healthy Building Plan

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic Bipolar Ionization air cleaning technologies have been a hot button issue. There have been a number efficacy claims both for and against it. Backed by data from a year-long study from Environmental Diagnostics laboratory published by the Continental Automated Buildings Association. This online session will discuss how Bipolar Ionization can be […]

How Monitoring-Based Commissioning Changes the Cx Business Model

In the context of deploying automated fault detection on a university campus to deliver Monitoring-Based Commissioning services, this presentation discusses how MBCx changes the model for Cx service providers. Learning Objectives: (1) What are the key differences between Cx, RCx and MBCx; (2) How does MBCx change the way service is delivered to clients, compared […]

How Proactive Cybersecurity Measures Can Save Institutions Millions

A 2020 report found that between 2005 and 2020, K–12 school districts and colleges/universities experienced data breaches that affected more than 24.5 million records. Not only that, higher education institutions are now frequently targeted by ransomware and malware attacks, resulting in millions of dollars in payments and increased stress and burnout on already constrained security […]

How the Economy Is Changing Higher Education Management – Inside Higher Ed free webcast

Shifts in the economy and changes in society are prompting major adjustments to the way colleges and universities are run. This webcast will cover the trend in the following areas relevant to your decision-making: • The financial management of universities. • Student information systems, including financial aid. • The HR office. Inside Higher Ed editors […]

How to Accelerate Construction Closeouts: Live Demo

Frustrated facility management teams have been at the losing end of the construction information flow for years. Without these documents, facility maintenance is guesswork, based on a confusing mess ofas-builts. Construction Projects helps facilities teams gain lightning-fast mobile access to construction documentation. Drawing updates and specifications, RFI communications, submittals, and other project documentation are all […]

How to Develop a Hybrid Workplace Strategy

        Virtual event April 8, 2021  12:00 pm EDT | 45 minutes    The industry is buzzing about the “hybrid workplace,” but many organizations are still trying to understand what it means and how to transform. Enhanced employee performance and optimized real estate portfolios are two key outcomes of a hybrid workplace, […]

How to Sustainably Finance Higher Education & Promote College Affordability

The cost to attend college has skyrocketed over the past few decades, leading students to accrue increasing amounts of student debt and causing some to forgo pursuing a degree altogether. These rising prices partially stem from funding challenges at the state government level. Higher education often gets the short straw when those officials face the […]

Human Capital, Succession Planning, Talent & Performance Management

LIVE ONLINE COURSE Commences: 25 October – 3 November 2021 (9am – 12pm GMT+0) Human Capital, Succession Planning, Talent & Performance Management (Online Course) Overview This course is the A to Z on strategically managing and optimising your human capital to full potential in today’s difficult business climate. It is a highly practical, hands-on course […]

HVAC Testing & Maintenance is Critical to Building Health

There is unprecedented consensus among public health and engineering authorities that increased ventilation, with outside air, will help minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission in the indoor environment. Though this might sound like a simple fix, it’s a bit more complex that just opening the outside air dampers and adding more air changes per hour. […]

Hydronic Balancing – Design Flow at Terminal Units

The first key to hydronic control is design-flow availability at all terminal units under design condition. In theory, it is possible to obtain correct flows by properly sizing the plant, but in real life, installation does not always match design. Some oversizing occurs because components must be selected from existing commercial product lines. This could […]

HyperScale Data Center Commissioning and Construction

This session will bring together experts from industry heavyweights like Facebook and Microsoft, as well as Cx providers and contractors for a lively discussion on commissioning facilities that are now critical to virtually every aspect of our economy and our lives. Learning Objectives: (1) what qualifications data center owners look for in Cx providers; (2) […]

ICC Online Access to Codes and Standards

Access to codes and standards is critical for the proper conduct of plan review and inspections. Many jurisdictions still rely heavily on printed copies that are often shared among multiple department members. As many code departments shift to virtual work, they still need access to the codes and standards that underly their community safety mission. […]

ICC’s Building Safety Month Begins

The theme for the International Code Council’s 42nd annual Building Safety Month is “Safety for All: Codes in Action.” The Code Council’s Building Safety Month will take place in the month of May 2022. The educational and interactive campaign raises awareness about the importance of building codes in ensuring safety in the spaces in which we live, […]

IDEA’s Campus Energy 2020 Conference and Trade Show

College and university campuses have emerged as global leaders in the operation and optimization of world-class district energy systems. District Energy/CHP systems form the backbone of efficient, resilient and sustainable energy infrastructure for campuses, healthcare, research centers, airports and military bases. For over 30 years, the annual IDEA Campus Energy Conference has earned a reputation […]

Implementing the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law at FEMA

In the “Overcoming Challenges and Seizing Opportunities: Implementing the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law” series, the Bipartisan Policy Center, National Association of Counties, and National League of Cities will host FEMA Deputy Administrator Erik Hooks to discuss the agency’s implementation efforts and plans to further guide and support investments in more resilient infrastructure. While the IIJA represents […]

Improve Your Building & Your Tax Savings

The 2020 CARES Act includes an amendment to the qualified improvement property tax deduction calculation that is more favorable for non-residential building tax payers. Eligible interior building improvements include HVAC interior ductwork, building management systems, fire protection systems and devices, security systems and devices, HVAC devices, tenant space modification, etc. Join our live webinar on […]

In Their Own Words: Being a Learner During the Pandemic

In this live virtual event, you’ll hear from learners from underserved backgrounds about how the COVID-19 pandemic and recession has affected them, their aspirations for the future, and the barriers they face. Join Strada Education Network and Inside Higher Ed on September 2 at 2 p.m. ET as we welcome these learners and experts for […]

In-Person EMP Seminar in Conjunction with CxEnergy 2022

The intensive one-and-a-half day seminar helps candidates understand the energy management process and how it can be applied. The updated EMP Seminar features 12 hours of highly interactive and AIA-approved instruction based on the Energy Manager “Job Task Analysis” Adopted by the DOE’s Better Buildings Workforce. Instructors will walk through sample equations and scenarios with […]

Indirect Cost Recovery for Space

For colleges and universities, millions of dollars in federal cost reimbursements depend on accurately accounting for space allocation and usage. In this session, Stu and Jeff will highlight: An overview and history of federal cost reimbursement in the U.S. Tips for ensuring your space reporting is current, complete, and transparent. Strategies for enlisting department space administrators […]

Indoor Air Quality in the COVID Era: Commissioning & Construction Considerations

In response to COVID-19 building owners, managers, and tenants are rapidly planning how to adapt their current buildings to safeguard against future disruptions to occupancy. A critical part of the conversation needs to be indoor air quality (IAQ) and reducing transmissions through the air. We as an industry will need to step up our diligence […]

Insulation Pays Off—Business Case for Energy Appraisals and Inspections

This presentation will cover: Power of Insulation. Insulation Energy Appraisals. Business case for having an insulation energy appraisal performed on your system. 3E Plus software – benefits/how it’s used. Insulation inspections. How to save energy costs by having a properly installed and maintained insulation system. Hosted by: National Insulation Association

Internal Engagement & Communication – Sharing Your Energy Vision

Internal engagement is key to implementing long-term sustainability plans and achieving energy reduction goals. Join this webinar to learn how organizations can share their energy efficiency vision with employees and engage them in contributing to that vision, while ensuring consistent communication and team collaboration. Presenters: Diane Crouch, Hawaiian Airlines Jed Thompson, University of Nebraska Medical […]

Introducing a Climate Anxiety Toolkit & Generating Insights from a Co-Evaluation Process

In this webinar, the presenters will introduce a recently developed climate toolkit as well as conduct a co-evaluation process of the resource with participants. The webinar will draw on insights from participants about teaching climate change and related ‘crisis’ subjects and generate ideas on how to engage the personal and professional agency of higher education […]

Is TAB Going away? – What do the Industry Experts Say

Explain necessity for field calibrations Explain baseline building conditions Recognize the importance of baselining equipment to use only a minimum amount of brake horsepower to achieve full volume. Identify how to comply with ASHRAE 90.1 and ASHRAE 60.1 for energy and ventilation yet creating a sustainable building.

Is Your Infrastructure Okay? How to Avoid Emergency Repairs

It has been highly reported that much of our existing public and private infrastructure is aging and in poor condition. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) rated U.S. infrastructure as a “C” on their recent quadrennial report card. While this rating is up from a “D” four years ago, the incremental improvements demonstrate the […]

Keeping our Communities Safe & Thriving: The Role of Public Health

Moderated by Frank Sesno, Director of Strategic Initiatives, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs, this exciting and informative online town hall features a series of high-profile speakers, including former Governors Mike Leavitt and Kathleen Sebelius. The speakers will highlight the value of public health as a safety net to protect people against […]

Leveraging Natural Gas Networks to Achieve Net-Zero

Through thousands of miles of distribution systems, natural gas is delivered to more than 77 million residential, commercial and industrial customers in the U.S. This network can offer a valuable asset to leverage in the transition to a net-zero economy. The existing network can transport large volumes of renewable gases, such as biogas, or renewable natural […]

Live Q&A Session with Commissioning Authority (CxA) Workshop Instructors

CxA Workshop on demand (watch at your convenience or livestream on July 16, 11:00 am Eastern): This 3-hr pre-recorded video will cover all aspects of commissioning ranging from project management to functional testing, and both new and existing building commissioning. One-Hour Live Q&A session (July 16, 2:00 pm Eastern): This one-hour online session with our […]

Live Webinar Program: Parking Garage Inspections & Repair Solutions

During this pandemic, your parking garage will never be emptier. Being proactive with a maintenance and repair plan now will more than benefit you as the country begins to reopen. But where do you begin? From the company who wrote the book Concrete Repair and Maintenance Illustrated in 13 different languages, STRUCTURAL TECHNOLOGIES is proud […]

LNG: Supply, Demand, Pricing & Trading Live Online Course

LIVE ONLINE COURSE OVER 6 SESSIONS Commences: 1 – 9 June 2022 (7 – 10am GMT+0) LNG: Supply, Demand, Pricing and Trading (Online Course) Overview 2021 has been a year of recovery for LNG demand as governments of importing countries have relaxed some of the restrictions imposed in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and economic […]

Managing Facilities Through the Pandemic – Energy Saving Tips for Facility Operations

The Energy Management Association (EMA), affiliate Associated Air Balance Council (AABC), and other partners will conduct a timely webinar filled with practical advice and actionable content aimed at assisting building owners and facility managers through the Pandemic shutdown. This free webinar will cover practical ideas for saving energy in unoccupied or near empty buildings. The […]

Mastering Clean Hydrogen

The ‘hydrogen economy’ was first described 50 years ago, but failed to develop. Now hydrogen is making a comeback, with unprecedented momentum from both policymakers and industry amid a background of energy decarbonisation. Nevertheless, given its failure in the past, current investors and business developers in the sector are strongly advised to ensure they understand […]

Mastering Clean Hydrogen Live Online Course

LIVE ONLINE COURSE OVER 5 SESSIONS Commences: 24 May – 1 June 2022 (12 – 3pm GMT+0) Mastering Clean Hydrogen (Online Course) Overview The ‘hydrogen economy’ was first described 50 years ago, but failed to develop. Now hydrogen is making a comeback, with unprecedented momentum from both policymakers and industry amid a background of energy […]

Mastering Solar Power

LIVE ONLINE COURSE Commences: 22 November – 3 December 2021 (7am – 10am GMT+0) Mastering Solar Power (Online Course) Overview A comprehensive, up-to-date and business-focused roadmap to success in delivering solar power growth, today and tomorrow. Attendees will gain a good understanding of the key factors from an integrated, multidisciplinary and commercial viewpoint, including: target […]

Mastering Solar Power Live Online Course

LIVE ONLINE COURSE OVER 5 SESSIONS Commences: 17 – 24 May 2022 (7 – 10am GMT+0) Mastering Solar Power (Online Course) Overview A comprehensive, up-to-date and business-focused roadmap to success in delivering solar power growth, today and tomorrow Attendees will gain a good understanding of the key factors from an integrated, multidisciplinary and commercial viewpoint, […]

Mastering Wind Power Live Online Course

LIVE ONLINE COURSE OVER 5 SESSIONS Commences: 7 – 15 June 2022 (7 – 10am GMT+0) Mastering Wind Power (Online Course) Overview A comprehensive, up-to-date and business-focused roadmap to success in delivering wind power growth, today and tomorrow. Attendees will gain an excellent understanding of all the key factors facing wind power developers and investors, […]

Meeting the Climate Challenge in a Divided Congress: A Fireside Chat with Sen. Joe Manchin

The Biden administration has prioritized clean energy, climate, and infrastructure to achieve economic recovery, long-term U.S. prosperity, and environmental goals. To reach durable progress toward net-zero emissions, the administration’s “whole of government,” approach depends on securing support for ambitious legislation in a closely divided Congress. No member of Congress is more central to this process than incoming Senate Energy and […]

Metabolic Health & Healthy Buildings – Strategies for Lasting Outcomes

Whether addressing the health of a person or building, it all begins with understanding the baseline conditions that are being presented. Both are complex systems that are affected by many external and internal factors. That’s why a holistic strategy is needed to produce positive, lasting, outcomes! Topics of Discussion Understanding Baseline Conditions Treating the Causes […]

More Than Gaming: How Governments, Businesses & Individuals are Using Immersive Technologies

The notion of immersive technologies being exclusively the domain of gaming and entertainment is incorrect. Governments, businesses, and broader society are using virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality for a variety of purposes at enterprise scale. Join the Bipartisan Policy Center and XR Association on November 19 at 12 p.m. ET to learn about […]

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

CISA and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) have announced this year’s theme: “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.” This theme encourages individuals and organizations to own their role in protecting their part of cyberspace, stressing personal accountability and the importance of taking proactive steps to enhance cybersecurity. NCSAM emphasizes “If You Connect It, Protect It.” Throughout October, CISA and NCSA […]

New Regulations Affecting Campuses: Refrigerant Management

In December 2020, Congress passed the American Innovation and Manufacturing (AIM) Act, a bipartisan bill that put the United States on the path to phase down hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants nationwide. These refrigerants are greenhouse gases thousands of times more potent compared with carbon dioxide. And they’re everywhere: in refrigerators and mini-fridges, air conditioners, lab equipment, […]

NIBS COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall: Mental Health & Sanitation of COVID-19 Facilities

Join the conversation as the National Institute of Building Sciences hosts a virtual town hall with leaders from across the built environment to address concerns regarding building safety around COVID-19. Industry experts will discuss best practices to prepare and close out spaces used for COVID-19 patients, detailed advice on sanitation of buildings, and how to […]

NIST Disaster Resilience Symposium

The symposium will feature presentations from over a dozen grant awardees funded by NIST and from NIST researchers on the latest findings from related internal projects. Topics will include disaster and failure studies, earthquake engineering, wind engineering, community resilience, and wildland-urban interface fires. Development of Tornado Design Criteria for Buildings and Shelters Subject to Tornado […]

Nobel Prize Summit: Our Planet, Our Future

The first Nobel Prize Summit brings together Nobel Prize laureates, scientists, policymakers, business leaders, and youth leaders to explore the question: What can be achieved in this decade to put the world on a path to a more sustainable, more prosperous future for all of humanity? Across three days, the virtual event will combine keynotes and lively discussion […]

North American Snow Conference

Conference Details The 2020 Snow Conference has it all–from expert-led snow and ice education sessions to an exhibit floor full of excited vendors who can’t wait to show off the latest technologies and solutions your community has been looking for.

North American Snow Conference

Snow Conference has the best in class education you’ve been looking for!   APWA knows the challenges and opportunities facing public works are unprecedented. The speed of social and technological change places an enormous responsibility on you to proactively provide and maintain the infrastructure needed for your community’s growth and well-being.   You need a […]

Onboarding is NOT Orientation – How to Improve the New Employee Experience

In this webinar we will learn the reasons onboarding is important today. We will learn that the terms orientation and onboarding are not interchangeable. We will learn that orientation is in reality just one step in the onboarding process. We will learn that the onboarding process begins before the hire is made.

Optimizing Utilities: Digitally Transforming Network Management

With budgets and enrollments shifting, colleges and universities need to focus on building efficient and effective operations now more than ever.  Throughout this webinar series, leading universities—along with Esri—have discussed and demonstrated how spatial collaboration, decision making, and analytical tools can help with a broad range of workflows across campuses.  GIS isn’t just a campus basemap. GIS […]

PGMS Green Star Award Application Deadline

The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) invites you to enter the 49th annual Green Star Awards® program. This annual Awards Program salutes the grounds superintendent responsible for maintaining a well-manicured landscape year round. Grand, Honor and Merit Awards are offered in 15 categories, covering all types of private, public, commercial, and industrial landscapes.

PGMS Outdoor Worker Safety Seminar

The Greater Cincinnati Branch, PGMS invites you and your guests, co-workers, and colleagues to a fantastic outdoor worker safety seminar with preeminent speakers from National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). The seminar will be held at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati and will conclude with a behind-the-scenes tour of the facility. You don’t […]

PGMS Webinar: Caladiums in the Landscape

Learn about new varieties of Caladiums that do well in full sun and heat, including night-time temperature requirements, proper planting and more to ensure a very long color element through the season! Presented by the Professional Grounds Management Society.

Planning for Fall and Beyond

The coronavirus pandemic has led to unprecedented challenges for American colleges and universities. They quickly evacuated most students and employees from their campuses, and finished the spring semester online. But now the real question is how will they come back? This webcast will explore how colleges are answering these questions, or trying to. Join the […]

Power and Infrastructure Project Finance

Power and Infrastructure Project Finance LIVE ONLINE COURSE OVER 5 SESSIONS Commences: 1 June 2021 – 10 June 2021 https://www.infocusinternational.com/powerprojectfinance-online Overview Creating a bankable project finance structure in terms of risk allocation and the commercial and financial structure. Project finance is widely used for large infrastructure projects ranging from roads and bridges to oil and […]

Power Purchase Agreement

Power Purchase Agreement LIVE ONLINE COURSE OVER 5 SESSIONS Commences: 10 May 2021 – 18 May 2021 Overview There are many moving pieces affecting the future of electric power development in emerging market. Unlike the past Independent Power Project models, which featured standardised take-or-pay contracts – today’s market demands more innovative incentives to ensure better […]

Power Purchase Agreement

There are many moving pieces affecting the future of electric power development in emerging market. Unlike the past Independent Power Project models, which featured standardised take-or-pay contracts – today’s market demands more innovative incentives to ensure better availability, better performance, as well as more attractive and sustainable mixtures of fuel sources. Economies throughout developing countries […]

Practical Aspects of Hyperscale Data Center Commissioning

Covid-19 has added momentum to the already expanding need for data centers as more work is performed remotely. To meet the construction demands, with accelerated timelines, the commissioning industry is naturally challenged. Peripheral to the staffing/mobilization concerns, traditional Cx program challenges are compounded by new customer requirements associated with Covid-19 concerns. This presentation will first […]

Pressure Independent Valve Technology: Performance & Testing Considerations

Pressure independent valves are commonly used in the HVAC industry to control chilled and hot water for air‐conditioning and heating. PI Valves supply a specific flow for each value of the DDC control signal regardless of pressure variations in the system. In this presentation, we will discuss valve characteristics and how they relate to hydronic […]

Prevention of Disease & Injury from Waterborne Pathogens during an Emergent Health Crisis

This two-day virtual session will center on how industries such as health care, water utilities, manufacturing, cultural institutions, hospitality, as well as health departments  and regulators can better respond to water-related challenges during a pandemic or major health crisis. When healthcare, commercial, and industrial facilities experience low to no occupancy, this has the potential to […]

Project Finance & Project Financial Modeling Live Online Course

LIVE ONLINE COURSE OVER 8 SESSIONS Commences: 23 June – 7 July 2022 (12 – 3pm GMT+0) Project Finance & Project Financial Modelling (Online Course) Overview Today’s project finance (PF) transactions require a higher level of expertise not only in programming more sophisticated and flexible financial models, but also in incorporating the latest risk mitigation […]

Project Finance & Project Financial Modelling

Project Finance & Project Financial Modelling LIVE ONLINE COURSE OVER 8 SESSIONS Commences: 10 June 2021 – 25 June 2021 (12pm – 3pm) https://www.infocusinternational.com/projectfinance-online Overview Project finance and financial modelling best practices with practical case studies Today’s project finance (PF) transactions require a higher level of expertise not only in programming more sophisticated and flexible […]

Project Finance & Project Financial Modelling

LIVE ONLINE COURSE Commences: 27 September – 7 October 2021 (11am – 2pm GMT+0) Project Finance & Project Financial Modelling (Online Course) Overview Today’s project finance (PF) transactions require a higher level of expertise not only in programming more sophisticated and flexible financial models, but also in incorporating the latest risk mitigation and credit enhancement […]

Protecting Building Engineering & Maintenance Staff from COVID-19

The National Academies’ Federal Facilities Council invites you to join us for a webinar on Wednesday, August 19, from 2:00-3:00 pm EDT on protecting building engineering and maintenance staff from COVID-19. While many people are working remotely, the staff who keep facilities functioning must generally be on-site to do their jobs – telework is not an option. Further, many […]

Protecting the Blind Side: Waterproofing Design Considerations

Protecting the Blind Side: Waterproofing Design ConsiderationsComplimentary, January 20th, 11:00 a.m. – 1 AIA CES Learning Unit (HSW)     Register Here   About the Presentation (1 hour): Critical functions and expensive equipment are being placed in below-grade locations that require a water-tight environment, which can be impacted by poorly designed or installed waterproofing systems and […]

Proving the Business Case for Building Analytics

As building energy and system-level monitoring becomes more common, facilities teams are faced with an overwhelming amount of data. These data do not typically lead to insights or corrective actions unless they are stored, organized, analyzed, and prioritized in automated ways. With analytic software applied to everyday building operations, owners are using data to their […]

Public-Private Partnerships

Overview We need new infrastructure. Roads, airports, schools, hospitals and housing: the list is enormous and growing. Yet severely limited budgets, economic uncertainty caused by volatile commodity prices, and deficits continue to prevent government at all levels from delivering the kinds of structural change that has always been needed. In response, some countries have developed […]

Put the Owner Back into the OPR: How LEED has led the OPR astray

Tom Paladino, PE, LEED AP, Paladino and Company Brad Greeff, LEED BD+C, CEM, CCP, Paladino and Company As its name suggests, the Owner Project Requirements (OPR) is the designated channel for the voice of the owner. But if you look at most OPRs for sustainable buildings, the owner’s goals are rarely addressed – the OPR […]

Re-opening Education: How K-12 Schools & Higher Education can Continue with Confidence

Given the established benefits of in-person learning, students and educators are eager to continue learning and teaching in our educational institutions, but all are understandably concerned about health and safety during the current pandemic. To help reduce the risk of COVID-19 and ensure healthy learning environments into the future, there are innovative technology solutions and […]

Reframing Faculty Affairs: How Provosts & Deans are Rebuilding Higher Education

Join us for this presentation if you have been missioned to meet employee demographic objectives and to minimize the Great Resignation’s impact on your team and institution. We will dive into the pressing faculty affairs issues administrators are now tackling to rebuild higher education after two harrowing years. In this webcast, Inside Higher Ed Editors […]

Renewable Electricity: Introduction to 24/7 Matching

Join us for a U.S. EPA-hosted webinar focused on 24/7 hourly matching of renewable electricity. 24/7 hourly matching has been heralded as an important next step toward a cleaner energy future, providing electricity consumers the means to increase procurement impact while decarbonizing their electricity consumption. EPA will feature perspectives and insights from experts, consumers and […]

Renewable Energy Power Purchase Agreements

In the global marketplace of 2020s, both developed and developing economies urgently need to master the key techniques and models for transforming to renewable generation while strengthening the reliability of new energy markets and systems. These focus on adapting and negotiating the latest models for Renewable Energy Power Purchase Agreements (RE PPAs) and on rapidly […]

Renewable Energy Power Purchase Agreements Live Online Course

LIVE ONLINE COURSE OVER 5 SESSIONS Commences: 7 – 15 June 2022 (12 – 3pm GMT+0) Renewable Energy Power Purchase Agreements (online course) Overview In the global marketplace of 2020s, both developed and developing economies urgently need to master the key techniques and models for transforming to renewable generation while strengthening the reliability of new […]

Renewable Energy Project Finance & Financial Modeling Live Online Course

LIVE ONLINE COURSE OVER 6 SESSIONS Commences: 10 – 19 May 2022 (11am – 2pm GMT+0) Renewable Energy Project Finance & Financial Modelling (Online Course) Overview In the global marketplace of 2020’s both developed and developing economies urgently need to master the key techniques and models for financing the transformation to renewable generation while strengthening […]

Reopening Colleges & Universities During COVID-19: Keeping Students & Communities Healthy

This webinar will discuss the variety of considerations being weighed before reopening colleges and universities in fall 2020, including the role of testing and contact tracing, responding to outbreaks, if sports can safely resume, and other strategies to prevent the spread of COVID-19 while allowing education to continue. The webinar will begin with an introduction […]

Rethinking Workforce Development: Policies to Protect Workers & Families

On Tuesday, February 16, The Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institution will host a webcast examining policy options to improve workforce development in the U.S. The webcast will feature a fireside chat between former U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, chairman and founder, PSP Partners, and former Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers Jason Furman, professor of […]

Return on College Investment for Students & Taxpayers

The federal government disburses approximately $150 billion of aid each year to postsecondary institutions across the country. Few limitations prevent poor-performing schools from receiving these funds. Notably, existing rules are based on metrics that fail to capture the full value of college enrollment and rarely disqualify even institutions with consistently poor outcomes for their students. […]

Scenario Builder Webinar Series – Session Three: Proposals & Projects

By popular demand, Cartegraph is hosting a three-part Scenario Builder series to help your team extend the life of your assets and better plan, staff, and budget for the future. Each of the 60-minute webinars will build upon the last, providing a comprehensive overview of what data you need to get started, how to run […]

Securing Higher Education Payments & Sensitive Data with Encryption & Tokenization

Colleges and universities are prime targets for hackers simply because of the amount of payment and student/alumni data they process over multiple campus locations. Securing this data can be a challenge due to different software systems, processing providers, and methods of payment/data acceptance. With malware and ransomware attacks poised to significantly increase in 2021, it’s […]

Securing Remote Access in Higher Ed

The pandemic has resulted in many educational institutions relying on VPNs to establish connectivity between students, faculty, and organizational resources. Simultaneously, higher education has emerged as the top target for ransomware and security attacks. How can you provide users with a consistent experience, with access to the applications and resources they need, within the context […]

Securing Schools Against Modern Day Threats

Join us to learn how a unified approach and the latest smart technologies, such as gunshot detection, can help your school be prepared and create a safe learning environment.

Seeing SRI in Context: Emerging Strategies for Socially Responsible Investing in College Endowments

Do college and university endowments that adopt socially responsible investment (SRI) policies experience lower investment returns? Over the past decade, many nonprofits have instituted SRI programs within their investment portfolios. However, college and university investment committees may have been reluctant to fully adopt SRI strategies, fearing they may lead to lower overall returns. This webcast […]

Seeking Common Ground: Finance, Facilities, and Operations

In independent schools, finance, business and operations professionals share many of the same goals, one of which is to provide a safe, healthy learning environment for students. While this goal may sound simple, it can be difficult to achieve, and facilities and operations are often challenging areas for business officers to manage. So how can […]

Smart Building Services: Leverage the power of data to make your buildings smarter

Next in the Siemens Smart Infrastructure Summit & Expo series is Smart Building Services. How can you use the power to data to make your campus smarter? With the abundance of data available, join us to learn how you can harness its power to energize your building operations. This virtual, live streaming event will take […]

Smart Campus Operations: Integrating GIS with Facility, Work & Space Management Systems

Join us for our third webinar, “Smart Campus Operations: Integrating GIS with Facility, Work, and Space Management Systems,” in the Spatially Enable Facilities Management for Your Campus webinar series. This webinar will focus on the use of Esri solutions that create an integrated smart campus that delivers real-time facility awareness, drives Internet of Things (IoT) […]

Smart Campus Summit

The third annual summit, hosted by Pennsylvania State University, will provide attendees the opportunity to connect with other Building Automation and IT specialists from a number of large university and business campuses to exchange ideas, questions, and solutions with other industry professionals and vendors.

Smart for the New Normal – Smart Infrastructure Summit & Expo

Smart for the New Normal – Smart Infrastructure Summit & Expo Please join Siemens on Nov. 10-11 for the second in our series of a unique virtual thought leadership event. This one will focus on Smart, Safe, Healthy Buildings and IoT. Smart and Healthy buildings are critical for students and faculty return to campus with […]

Solar-Plus-Storage: A Winning Combination for Your Campus to Achieve Climate Action Goals

Hear how the West Valley-Mission Community College District and SunPower worked together to install an integrated solar and storage project in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley. The renewable electricity is needed to power the campus’s 1MM sq.ft of buildings on 228 acres. The 5.4 MWdc solar carport and 3MW/6MWh energy storage project is forecast […]

Solutions for Your Safe School Plan

Figuring out how to turn safety guidelines on paper into a working Safe School Plan that everyone can follow is no easy task. As one school administrator told us, “There’s what’s recommended and there’s what’s reasonable — they’re not the same.” If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the challenges of reopening your school, this free webinar […]

Solutions Summit: Climate and Green Economy Heroes – Improving Sustainable Career Pathways

Are you concerned about climate change and want to help expand the workforce urgently needed to implement climate solutions? Are you interested in how to make career guidance, sustainability and clean energy education plus job placement more effective and inclusive? Then you should attend the Solutions Summit brought to you by UNEP-YEA’s Green Jobs initiative […]

Solved! Creative Solutions to Higher Ed’s Biggest Custodial Challenges

Unprecedented challenges require innovate solutions. Join custodial consultant Core America plus a special panel of custodial leaders from Duke, Notre Dame, Brown, and UC San Francisco as they dissect and offer solutions to the great challenges on campus today. You will not want to miss this educational session designed for custodial and facilities leadership. Speakers:Dr. […]

Space Management for Educational Institutions: Data Management

Accurate and complete space data is critical to making strategic decisions, solving problems, and answering questions. In the second webinar in the series, you’ll learn best practices around: Building a strong data foundation by beginning with the end in mind. Leveraging CAD and BIM data in your practice. Capitalizing upon recent advances in data capture […]

Space Strategies 2022

New models and metrics, hybrid work for academia, space utilization, flexibility, occupancy cost, and software, technology, and processes for space management.

Spatially Enable Facilities Management for Your Campus

“University and college facilities management departments are constrained by budgets, staff, and time. Yet the pressures to use space more efficiently, sustainably, and intelligently have only been increasing. This three-part webinar series will feature leading universities, along with Esri, discussing and demonstrating how facilities management staff can deploy and use GIS to better support operations. […]

Spatially Enabling Campus Public Safety Data

Register for this Esri webinar on how to quickly configure ArcGIS solutions to help to prevent, protect against, and mitigate the effects of threats and hazards in and around your campus.

Spatially Enabling Campuses with ArcGIS

Enhance Campus Management with ArcGIS Solutions Campus utilities can leverage ArcGIS Solutions to quickly configure ArcGIS to manage electric, gas, sewer, stormwater, and water distribution data. ArcGIS Solutions adds new, prebuilt capabilities to existing implementations and gives campus utilities a system of record, a system of engagement, and a system of insight in a complete […]

State & Local Energy Policies: Trends in Energy Benchmarking & Disclosure

The trend continues for state and local governments to require commercial building owners to benchmark their buildings using ENERGY STAR’s Portfolio Manager, and to submit the results for public disclosure. These disclosure laws are driving demand for both benchmarking services as well as efficiency projects to help building owners improve upon the performance levels revealed […]

Strategies for Funding: 2021 & Beyond Webinar

Between funding cuts and enrollment uncertainty, improving and maintaining campus infrastructure seems more challenging than ever. Learn about creative financing strategies trending nationally in Higher Ed to plan and execute campus improvements. Adaptive financing approaches make projects feasible and can reframe strategic planning and budgeting long-term to combat significant deferred maintenance backlogs that strain equipment […]

Student Mental Health After the Pandemic

Many educators were excited about the new academic year as a chance to “return to normal” after the coronavirus pandemic. But in the last month — with the spread of the Delta variant — the pandemic has continued to change the way colleges operate. The pandemic didn’t create student mental health concerns, but it added […]

Student Voice | Long-Term Care for Student Pandemic Pains

Join Inside Higher Ed Co-founders and Editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman as they sit down with Student Voice Editor Melissa Ezarik to discuss the 2021 Student Voice survey findings, which offer a glimpse into the academic, mental health and career preparation aspects of life during the second year of the pandemic for college students. […]

Succeed When You Leave: Strategies for Ensuring Persistence of Savings on Energy Projects

Presented by Paul Raschilla, EMP, Acceptance Engineering, this webinar provides essential information for energy managers, retro-commissioning personnel and facilities managers, covering topics such as producing an M&V plan, training O&M staff, ongoing Cx, and developing serviceable documentation. Learning objectives include: • Recognize the industry accepted standards and guidelines for M&V, including the International Performance Measurements […]

Successful Strategies for School Reopening Webinar

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Elementary and Secondary Education invites you to a virtual webinar with a panel discussion on successful strategies used to reopen U.S. K-12 schools. A geographically diverse group of education practitioners will discuss how they prepared for and executed opening their schools while sharing how they overcame difficulties along […]

Summarizing Your STARS Report for Senior Leadership

Building off of the “Conversations on STARS as a Strategic Tool for Advancing Sustainability” 2020 GCSHE presentation, this webinar will dive into the creation of the STARS Report Summary (presented by Boston University). After completing a STARS report, it can be difficult for reporters to convey to their senior leaders the opportunities and difficulties the […]

Surface Effects: Architectural Tile & Terrazzo and its Conservation

Surface Effects: Architectural Tile & Terrazzo and its Conservation scheduled for February 28-29th 2020. Jointly hosted by The Stuart Weitzman School of Design/University of Pennsylvania, the International Masonry Institute, and Association for Preservation Technology-Delaware Valley Chapter, the program will be worth 8 AIA LU. The first day of the event will explore historic ceramic and […]

Tab & Controls Integration

No HVAC system has a chance of functioning as intended without proper air and/or water balancing. No HVAC system has a chance of functioning as intended without appropriate controls. This webinar will show that to accomplish both on many new or renovated HVAC systems, it is critical that the TAB agency and controls contractor communicate, […]

TAB & Cx Seminar for CxAs, Engineers & TAB Professionals

These in-depth, practical presentations will help Cx providers, engineers, and TAB professionals understand key interfaces between test and balance and commissioning on both the process and project level, and how close coordination drives better results.

Taking a Holistic Approach to Student Wellness

Join Inside Higher Ed for an in-depth discussion on one of the most difficult issues facing colleges and universities — the mental health of students. Not only do colleges need to prevent student harm and respond to mental health crises, but they also must address a range of issues to promote good student health and […]

Technology Engineering Cx (TECx): Why this is a necessity

Randy Gruberman, PE, RCDD, CxA, Fitzemeyer & Tocci, Associates, Inc. Kagan Longval, BECxP CxABE, Fitzemeyer & Tocci, Associates, Inc. Building Technology systems are not only networks and WiFi, they also include life safety and security. Your building owners are often getting involved with the design/delivery of Technology systems and construction processes for the first time, […]

TEFMA/TEMC (Tertiary Education Management Conference) 2022

Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania 7000 Australia TEMC (Tertiary Education Management Conference) The 2022 TEM Conference will be the first time the TEMC Community has met since our record number attendee event in Adelaide in 2019.  This year’s TEMC will consist of an online event on 9 September, with the face to face event taking place from 11 […]

The Collaborative: A One-Stop Shop for Electrifying Your Fleet

Speakers: Sarah Reed – Program Manager; Electrification Coalition James Ritchotte – Director; Climate Mayors Event Description: This webinar will engage participants in a conversation about how colleges and universities can become involved in the Climate Mayors EV Purchasing Collaborative – an unprecedented collaborative and partnership between Climate Mayors, the Electrification Coalition, and Sourcewell aimed at […]

The Fourth Wave: Vaccines, Variants & the Future

The twenty-first COVID-19 Conversations webinar (co-sponsored by the American Public Health Association and the National Academy of Medicine) will provide an update on the current state of COVID-19, focusing specifically on the delta variant, implications for children under the age of 12, what the rise of this highly infectious variant means for vaccinated and unvaccinated […]

The Future of Electrification

April 5-7, 2022 Inaugural Virtual Conference Join us to discuss trends, best practices, practical challenges and opportunities of electrification in a variety of industries, including construction, material handling, emobility, and robotics/UAV. This free virtual conference aims to increase awareness of global industrial electrification efforts and further education on the subject. The event is being put […]

The Intersection of Safety and Sustainability

This presentation will explore the psychologies of sustainability and safety and will demonstrate how differing narratives are often describing the same action. A deeper understanding of semantics will lead audience members to see these fields as two sides of a single coin. The goal of this session is to help bridge the gap between safety […]

The Smart, Connected, High Performance Intelligent Buildings Conference

A few months ago, universities and college campuses were effectively small cities and smart classrooms. With COVID-19, campus infrastructure networks and apps, next generation wireless, new energy technologies, robots and drones are just some of the concepts changing the face of educational institutions. Today, many of those campuses are deserted, as universities and colleges are […]

The Third Year of COVID-19: Is This the New Normal?

The twenty-second COVID-19 Conversations webinar will provide insight into what we have learned from the omicron variant, and how that knowledge, as well as an evolving understanding of vaccine efficacy, emerging therapeutics, and public health guidance can help us move toward the new normal. The webinar will begin with an introduction from the session’s moderator, […]

The Value of Esri Educational Licensing for Campus Operations

ArcGIS is deployed on college and university campuses around the world. GIS helps to build and manage smart campuses by providing timely, accurate information to staff; real-time metrics and spatial situational awareness to management; and visualization and analytical tools to students, staff, and visitors. In this webinar, Esri and a leading university will discuss the […]

The Work Landscape During COVID-19: What Does Normalcy Resemble?

Join Whiteford/Taylor/Preston attorneys Jennifer Jackman, Peter Guattery, and Tiffany Releford for a webinar addressing the landscape surrounding the return to work during a global pandemic. We will address specific employer concerns such as: • New legislation and regulatory requirements • Providing a safe workplace (CDC Standards, OSHA) • Developing and implementing a return to work […]

Top IT Issues 2022: The Higher Education We Deserve

Join EDUCAUSE for a rebroadcast of the Annual Conference General Session “Top IT Issues 2022: The Higher Education We Deserve” with Susan Grajek, Vice President of Partnerships, Communities and Research, at EDUCAUSE. You’ll have the opportunity to participate in live Q&A during the presentation. After two years of upheaval, pivoting, uncertainty, and innovation, what will […]

Total System Balance of a Hospital

Brian Venn, TBE, CxA, Mechanical Testing, Inc. Jeremy Johnson, TBE, CxA, American Testing, Inc. Cody Shook, TBE, CxA, Precision Flow Engineering In a hospital environment, proper ventilation is critical for patient and staff health and has strict regulations and reporting associated with it. The Total System Balancing (TSB) agency must possess a breadth of knowledge […]

Trane / Mitsubishi Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF): A Benefit to Your Facility

Attend this FREE, live educational session, brought to you by Trane & Mitsubishi. A proven HVAC technology worldwide, VRF zoning systems are poised for dramatic growth in all areas of commercial construction. This presentation will describe the major features and benefits of VRF zoning systems and how they are flexible, energy-efficient HVAC solutions ideally suited […]

Turf and Ornamental Conference of Northwest Pennsylvania

The Turf and Ornamental Conference of Northwest Pennsylvania, presented by Penn State Extension, will offer information about the latest research and management in the green industry. Participants also can earn Pennsylvania Pesticide Certification credits and a range of continuing education credits. Scheduled for 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Jan. 7 at the Allegheny College Campus Center, […]

Turf and Ornamentals Conference

Held on Tuesdays (9:00 AM – 12:00 PM) Jan. 19 & 26, 2021 and Feb. 2, 9, & 16, 2021, the Turf and Ornamentals Conference live webinar, presented by Penn State Extension, is a five-session update training that will focus on weed identification and control, insect and disease management, turf, woody ornamentals, perennials care and […]

UCI Smart Labs Virtual Workshop

UC Irvine has presented eight “Smart Labs” workshops over past years. This year our Smart Labs workshop will provide new content based on our continuing improvements, effectiveness testing, and lessons learned that we hope will be valuable to past Smart Labs workshop attendees. The Smart Labs workshop will be March 17-18, 8:00 am to 12:45 […]

Understanding & Minimizing Risk Associated with Cab Interior Work

Description:  Educating the audience on the many different cab shells, canopy, and existing conditions found in existing cabs.  Preplanning steps to ensure proper ordering and installation of a new interior.   Common installation issues and how to deal with them.  Understanding the different materials and how they will affect the longevity of the interior. Elevator U […]

Understanding Inflation and its Projected Impact on Private Schools

Most Americans are seeing the effects of inflation in rising interest rates and higher prices for food and gas, and independent schools are not immune to these trends. Inflation will undoubtedly affect tuition, salaries, resources and expenses at every school. While we can’t stop inflation, school leaders can prepare by understanding its potential impacts and […]

Understanding the Role of Analytics as a Strategic Tool for Proactive Energy Management

The race to meet GHG reduction targets continues as organizations are continually thinking of ways to become more proactive and efficient in their use of resources. Energy Management and Information Systems – commonly referred to as EMIS – are supervisory tools designed to help manage building energy use and achieve sustainability goals. Whether your organization […]

University Estates: The Next Chapter (AUDE 2022 Conference)

At the AUDE Conference 2022: ‘University estates: The next chapter’, we’ll be steering a course out of endless crisis mode by examining the tools – both personal and professional – that we have to hand to help us. We’ll be thinking about our mental health, our resilience, and the leadership skills we’ll need ourselves and within […]

Using Data Insights to Drive Healthy & Productive Buildings

The impact of occupant health based on indoor air quality (IAQ) can significantly affect a building’s ability to reopen and stay open in the future. Solving these challenges requires a new way of thinking in facility management. State-of-the-art digital building technologies make sense of data stored in devices and systems, reducing data complexity, and automating […]

Using Lean Feedback-Loops to Build a Sustainable Zero Waste Program

Lean processes are about creating quick feedback loops to run experiments that confirm a hypothesis or inform changes to yield better results. Many organizations have attained monumental growth by quickly iterating their products that implicitly sample their users for feedback. How can we apply learnings from this evolutionary process to zero waste? With this methodology, […]

Utilizing a Distributed Data & Computing Architecture in Analytics Applications

Advances in analytics for equipment and device data have proven their value in the sustainability arena by dramatically improving energy efficiency, comfort and reducing operational costs. The first generation of analytics solutions were designed with the requirement to transmit all data from equipment systems to the cloud or centralized servers where analytics and the generation […]

UVC (UVGI) Disinfection Against COVID-19 Pathogens Webinar Series

This 4-part webinar series begins February 2, 2021. The webinar series focuses on information about using UVC (UVGI) disinfection to fight against COVID-19 pathogens on surfaces and in the air in buildings and transportation. During each webinar attendees will learn from experts what they need to know to determine whether UVC disinfection is a tool […]

Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF): A Benefit to Your Facility

Join us for a webinar on Mar 11, 2020 at 1:00 PM Eastern. Presented by SRAPPA, hosted by LSU, and co-sponsored by Trane & MitsubishiRegister now! A proven HVAC technology worldwide, VRF zoning systems are poised for dramatic growth in all areas of commercial construction. This presentation will describe the major features and benefits of […]

Virtual – 2020 NIST Disaster Resilience Symposium

The symposium will feature a keynote presentation by Erik Rasmussen, Senior Research Scientist at CIMMS NSSL and the University of Oklahoma, on how we can enhance the resilience of US communities. Recipients will present their research and findings from their awards from topics that include Disaster and Failure Studies, National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program, Wind […]

Virtual College & University Series

The Bonadio Group, in collaboration with UNYCC, is once again hosting our College & University Breakfast Series, via webinar. Please join us for an interactive discussion on cash flow forecasting, budgeting best practices, and operational innovation of your accounting and finance function.    In addition, hear from subject matter experts on best practices to grow […]

Virtual EMP Seminar

Approved for 6 AIA LUs This two-day, six-hour course provides an overview and refresher on energy management and how it can be applied. Instructors explain EMA’s commissioning-based approach to energy management that maximizes energy savings and optimizes building performance. Sample problems and common calculations will be demonstrated throughout the workshop. This course is also open […]

Virtual EMP Seminar

The intensive two-day six-hour virtual seminar helps EMP candidates understand the energy management process and how it can be applied. It incorporates instruction based on the Energy Manager “Job Task Analysis” adopted by the DOE’s Better Buildings Workforce. The seminar is also open to non-candidates for education purposes. Course Content Planning Effective Energy Management Managing […]

Virtual EMP Seminar

Approved for 6 AIA LUs This two-day, six-hour course provides an overview and refresher on energy management and how it can be applied. Instructors explain EMA’s commissioning-based approach to energy management that maximizes energy savings and optimizes building performance. Sample problems and common calculations will be demonstrated throughout the workshop. This course is also open […]

Virtual Facilities Management Workshop

Virtual FM Workshop is your opportunity to connect with the federal Facilities Management and Public Works Communities, as well as members and organizations nationally across government, defense, industry, and academia. You will engage with high-level decision-makers and thought leaders from across the service branches and federal agencies; access tools, techniques protocols, best practices, and analysis needed to […]

Virtual FMW: Moving Facilities Management Forward (SAME)

Virtual FMW: Moving Facilities Management Forward, is your opportunity to connect with the federal Facilities Management and Public Works Communities, as well as members and organizations nationally across government, defense, industry, and academia. You will engage with high-level decision makers and thought leaders from across the service branches and federal agencies; access tools, techniques protocols, […]

Virtual Joint Engineering Training Conference – JETC

Virtual JETC: Adapting for Today, and Tomorrow. A Virtual Event for the Joint Engineering Community COVID-19 is impacting almost every aspect of day-to-day life. For many organizations, business as we know it has changed for the time being. But supporting national security never stops. And as the world faces these challenging times, it’s now more […]

Waterproofing Below-Grade Structures

Complimentary, November 12th, 11:00 a.m. – 1 AIA CES Learning Unit (HSW) About the Presentation (1 hour):This presentation is structured to educate building owners, facility managers, engineers, and architects on the fundamentals of below-grade waterproofing. High-cost clean rooms, classrooms, laboratories, auditoriums, and other critical occupancies are frequently placed in below-grade locations, requiring a water-tight environment. The […]

Webcast: 2021 Survey of College & University Chief Academic Officers

How many provosts said that their institution cut faculty positions during the pandemic — adjuncts and nontenured, tenure-track faculty? And which disciplines did provosts from private institutions, compare to public ones, feel were disproportionately cut? Find out about this and more in Inside Higher Ed’s newly released Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers. […]

Webinar: Cli Fi, Sci Fi, and the Culture of Sustainability

Climate fiction, or cli-fi, is a form of literature that features a changed/changing climate or global warming as a major plot device. Join this webinar for an overview of this emerging genre and to address the question: How can fiction help to stimulate new thinking and conversations about our planetary predicament? A broad overview will […]

Webinar: Communication: Is it Important to YOUR Success?

Good communication is vital to every organization’s success. The webinar will help your recipients feel motivated, confident, and ready to meet challenges. Presented by Jeff McManus, author of Growing Weeders Into Leaders: Leadership Lessons from the Ground Level, available at the APPA Bookstore.

Webinar: Creating Safe Workspaces in a COVID-19 World

As doors reopen, organizations across the country are asking two big questions: how can we accommodate health and safety guidelines in our buildings, and where do we begin? During this 1-hour interactive webinar, we’ll explore the top 7 space planning and facility operations concerns and share tips and tools to help you prep for success. […]

WEBINAR: Empowering Discovery Through Design: The Latest Research

What makes a laboratory great? How is it that a lab can get a nickname like, “the Invention Factory?” Or consistently be among the top grant-funded? The answer lies in productivity. Whether the lab is for research, testing, or teaching, operating at optimal potential is the goal of any lab. The presentation will start with […]

Webinar: Innovations in Teaching Sustainable Consumption in Higher Education

The goal of sustainability will not be achievable without changes in our consumption. In consumption, sustainability challenges appear like in a burning glass; here, it can be exemplarily shown how individual decisions are embedded in socio-technical structures and cultural practices and have concrete effects on planetary systems and the living conditions of other people. Consumption […]

Webinar: The New FLSA Overtime Rule

On September 24, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released the final rule increasing the salary threshold for white-collar exemptions to the federal overtime pay requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act from $23,660 to $35,568. DOL did not make any changes to the duties test. The Labor Department has reaffirmed its intent to update the […]

Webinar: Using Climate Change Games in the Classroom

As global concerns about climate change continue to grow, we must consider diverse ways to engage and motivate young people on topics related to ecological harms. It is imperative for higher education to engage in holistic perspectives that facilitate comprehensive sustainable solutions to systemic ecological problems such as climate change. By providing multisensory immersive experiences, […]

What 2020 Taught Us About the Future of Green Building

Sponsored by USGBC, the live webinar takes place on March 10. The challenges of 2020 were a reminder that LEED plays a crucial role in supporting healthy people in healthy places. As we look ahead, the time is now for all spaces to pursue certification. Join USGBC as we review insights from the Top 10 States for LEED […]

World Standards Week 2021

Join hundreds of ANSI members, stakeholders, and expert guests during World Standards Week, to be held October 25-29, 2021. Gain insights on the latest in standardization, including copyright and Incorporation By Reference (IBR); standards as digital data; federal engagement in emerging technology standards; best practices and methodologies for measuring the impact of standards on health and safety; and developments […]