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GLRPPR Calendar

Below is a list of of events, training sessions, and conferences that relate to GLRPPR. To have an item added to the calendar, contact Laura Barnes, GLRPPR Executive Director.

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August 2018

CANCELLED: Spray Paint Efficiency Training

August 23, 2018
Speak Easy Downtown, 47 South Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN
Type: Training

Description:
This hands-on training will help participants reduce paint material costs, save money, improve air quality, and meet environmental standards. Participants also receive a five year 6H Certification as well as an understanding of NESHAP and 6H surface coating regulations. It is for painters and paint shop managers of all kinds and sizes--from collision repair and auto shops to industrial paint shops and fleet management facilities.

Two sessions are offered: an afternoon Session from noon to 4:00 p.m. EDT (registration and lunch at 11:30 a.m.); and an evening Session from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. EDT (registration at 4:00 p.m and dinner at 6:00 p.m.).

The training is in English, but Spanish language services are available. Registration fee is $130 per person for each session. Registration deadline is August 20, 2018.


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Sustainability in the Built Environment: Why Materials Matter?

August 23, 2018, Time: noon-1:30 pm CDT
Webinar
Type: Event

Description:
The built environment touches all aspects of our lives, encompassing the buildings we live in, the distribution systems that provide us with water and electricity, and the roads, bridges, and transportation systems we use to get from place to place. Creating all these spaces and systems requires enormous quantities of materials. As competition for natural resources continues to intensify due to global population and economic growth, the availability of materials will be subject to increased uncertainty. The webinar will introduce the importance of using and reusing materials in the most productive and sustainable way over their entire life cycles to help address the material and resource needs in the built environment.

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September 2018
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ISTC Sustainability Seminar | Looking Ahead at Solar Panel Recycling in Illinois

September 6, 2018, Time: 12-1 PM CDT
Conference room at ISTC - 1 Hazelwood Dr in Champaign. Metered parking ($1/hr) in the lot; bike parking; and yellow bus stops at Hazelwood and Oak.
Type: Conference

Description:

Presented by Nancy Holm, Assistant Director, and Jennifer Martin, Environmental Program Development Specialist, both from the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, a division of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Abstract: The new Illinois Future Energy Jobs Act which went into effect on June 1, 2017, now requires an updated Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) in Illinois. This new RPS directs that solar energy use be expanded across the state, increasing Illinois' solar capacity from about 75 MW to about 2,700 MW by 2030. With these new requirements for increased solar installations, there will be a critical need to examine the disposal and recycling or repurposing of used and broken solar panels to ensure protection of the environment and also to explore the economic benefits of recycling/repurposing solar panels in the state.

As the solar energy industry continues to grow in the state as well as nationally and globally, there is a looming waste management issue at the end-of-life of these panels. The average lifespan of a panel is 30 years. Given this, the International Renewable Energy Agency estimated that there will be a surge in solar panel disposal in the early 2030s, and by 2050, there will be 60 to 78 million cumulative tons of solar panel waste globally. Some countries, particularly in Europe, have established recycling networks. However, in the U.S. we are just beginning to develop a network of recyclers and, as yet, there is not a strong recycling infrastructure in place in Illinois. These used or broken solar panels should be properly recycled to prevent toxic compounds from leaching into the environment, as well as to avoid disposal of valuable and finite resources into landfills.

ISTC is working with the IL EPA, Solar Energy Industry Association, IL Solar Energy Association, and other entities to create awareness around these issues, as well as establish the necessary policy and standards required to build a network of solar panel recyclers in Illinois. Details on solar panel waste and recycling will be discussed in this presentation.

Nancy Holm Bio: Nancy Holm is the Assistant Director for Sponsored Research, Public Engagement, and Communications at the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC), a division of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). She joined the staff of ISTC in August 2006. She oversees the ISTC Sponsored Research Program which funds research and education projects through the State of Illinois' Hazardous Waste Research Fund that focus on waste management (for example, the prevention, recycling, and reduction of toxicity of hazardous waste), pollution prevention, and protection of groundwater. In addition, Ms. Holm is involved with several research studies on the fate and transport of chemical contaminants and microplastics in the environment and she coordinates ISTC's new solar panel recycling initiative.

Jennifer Martin Bio: Jennifer identifies and tracks emerging issues and research needs related to water, public health, and the environment at the UIUC Prairie Research Institute's Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC). She joined ISTC in the spring of 2018. Her prior professional career includes a wide range of experience developing and evaluating programs for community college around energy and conservation. Jennifer's work has been fundamental in the development and implementation of solar training workforce strategies for technical training programs, solar employers, and local communities, helping to build a more robust solar energy workforce in the Midwest.


Contact Information:
Contact: Elizabeth Meschewski
Phone: 217-333-7403
E-Mail: elm2@illinois.edu
URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8322510666999858689


Midwest Food Recovery Summit

September 11, 2018 - September 13, 2018
Des Moines, IA
Type: Conference

Description:
Food waste is a major environmental, economic, and social issue. We're wasting valuable resources and throwing away 40% of our food while hunger continues to be widespread. Join your colleagues for two-and-a-half days of plenary discussions, breakout sessions, special events, networking, and more.

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2018 Michigan Sustainability Conference (MISCON)

September 18, 2018
Lansing Center, Lansing, Michigan
Type: Conference

Description:
This conference is designed to promote meaningful engagement with business professionals in discussion surrounding the topic of sustainability, by addressing the triple bottom line -- people, planet, and profit. The MISCON will help forward-thinking business professionals to develop and strengthen the in-house sustainability tools and communication strategies needed to engage your community and stakeholders. It will provide an opportunity to engage in peer-to-peer ideas through thought-provoking discussions that will identify essential elements for success and inspire ongoing efforts to improve sustainability at your organization.

The target audience for this event is businesses and their sustainability professionals, environmental health and safety coordinators, communications staff, environmental engineers and staff, academics and students studying sustainability related topics, materials scientists, research and development professionals, and anyone interested in learning how to advance and communicate their organization's sustainability efforts.


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21st Annual Indiana Pollution Prevention Conference and Trade Show

September 19, 2018
Indianapolis, IN
Type: Conference

Description:
The 21st Annual Pollution Prevention Conference and Tradeshow will be held on Wednesday, September 19, 2018, at the Marriott North in Indianapolis, Indiana. The theme of this year's conference is "Sustainability: Pollution Prevention is a Piece of the Puzzle."

For the twenty first year, the Indiana Partners for Pollution Prevention (Partners) is hosting a statewide pollution prevention conference and trade show. Conference topics range from new and innovative pollution prevention technologies to training on how pollution prevention (P2) can save companies money.

This year's conference features keynote speakers Ms. Janet McCabe, Professor of Practice at the Indiana University McKinney School of Law and Assistant Director for Policy and Implementation at Indiana University's Environmental Resilience Institute and Ms. Karen Lutz, Sustainability Director of TRC Solutions. Ms. McCabe will address businesses putting pollution prevention practices to work to address environmental changes in Indiana. Ms. Lutz will speak on integrating pollution prevention and sustainability into your enterprise risk management.

The Partners Conference will also feature two concurrent breakout sessions and a trade show of exhibitors displaying their products and services to promote pollution prevention.


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October 2018
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iSee Congress 2018: Sustainable Cities

October 3, 2018 - October 5, 2018
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illini Union
Type: Conference

Description:
The purpose of iSEE Congress 2018 is to foster critical thinking on the strategies for meeting our growing urban transportation, housing, and food needs sustainably and for making our cities more resilient to climate change. Cities are the centers of economic activity but also large consumers of energy and water and sources of solid waste, air pollution, and greenhouse gas emissions across the world. They are hotbeds for poor air quality, congestion, and densified housing, and they are vulnerable to extreme damages to life and infrastructure due to severe weather events. Cities with more green space, permeable surfaces, and disaster-resilient infrastructure emit fewer emissions, thereby benefiting human health and well-being and increasing resilience against extreme weather events. Urban consumption patterns are being transformed with the emergence of ride sharing, e-commerce, smart phone enabled connectivity and demand for green infrastructure.

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2018 Behavior Change, Energy, and Climate Change Conference

October 7, 2018 - October 10, 2018
Washington, DC
Type: Conference

Description:
The theme of this year's conference is "Building Bridges." In a time of increasing polarization, behavioral sciences play an important role in bridging political, cultural, economic, and geographic divides that prevent sensible solutions to climate change. From the beginning, BECC has aimed to facilitate conversations and collaborations across sectors and disciplines. In 2018, through regular and special sessions, we plan to showcase research, programs, and dialogues that bridge divides and help move toward a sustainable energy and climate future.

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2018 Rural Energy Conference

October 22, 2018
Atlanta, GA
Type: Conference

Description:
The 2018 Rural Energy Conference, is a one-day, multi-track conference that will precede the two-day annual meeting of the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance (SEEA). It will convene leaders from industry, utilities, cooperatives, non-profits, academia, and all levels of government to discuss how energy efficiency technologies and programs can help rural America leverage its unique characteristics for economic growth and social equity.

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Illinois Sustainability Awards & Technical Symposium

October 23, 2018, Time: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Union League Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Type: Event

Description:
Please join us as we celebrate 32 years of our state's preeminent environmental honor, the Illinois Sustainability Award. Recognized as the nation's longest continuous sustainability award program, the Awards Ceremony and Technical Symposium will honor this year's winners on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at the Union League Club of Chicago.

Headlining this signature sustainability event will be keynote speakers, Cathy Stepp, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 Administrator, and Jacob Madsen, Director of Sustainability at SC Johnson. Our morning Technical Symposium will focus on the Water-Energy Nexus, with insights provided by Randy Conner, Commissioner, City of Chicago Department of Water Management; Aaron Durnbaugh, Director of Sustainability, Loyola University; Kim Leftwich, President and CEO, Coles-Moultrie Electric Cooperative; and Catherine O'Connor, Director of Engineering, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago.


Contact Information:
Contact: Irene Zlevor
Phone: 630-472-5016
E-Mail: izlevor@illinois.edu
URL: http://wwx.istc.illinois.edu/info/registration.cfm


Ohio EPA Compliance Assistance Conference

October 30, 2018 - October 31, 2018
Dublin, OH
Type: Conference

Description:
The two-day conference will cover a variety of environmental compliance-related topics, including:
  • EPCRA, TRI and RMP Reporting
  • Air Permitting Basics and Reporting
  • Preparing for an Ohio EPA Inspection
  • Hazardous Waste Requirements Overview
  • Emerging Topics in Hazardous Waste (Textile Rules, Generator Improvement, RCRA Corrective Action 2020)
  • Used Oil and SPCC Requirements
  • Reporting When Things Go Wrong
  • Solid Waste Basics
  • NPDES Permits and Electronic (e-DMR) Reporting
  • New Source Review (NSR) and Title V Permitting
  • Compliance Assistance, Funding Resources and Options to Become More Sustainable
  • Storm Water and Wetland Permitting Requirements
  • Ohio's Beneficial Use Program
A large part of the conference is targeted to businesses and others who need to know the basics about environmental compliance. However, the agenda also includes advanced topics, such as Title V permits and reporting and a special four-hour SPCC session. There also will be a plenary panel session from our program chiefs who will share the priorities and cover hot topics that are important to you.

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Events With No Specific Date
These events either have no dates set yet, or they are schedule upon demand.
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ACI Webcast Training

Web site/computer
Type: Training

Description:

ACI (Affordable Comfort, Inc.) is a non-profit organization, founded on an assembly of people who gathered in Pittsburgh, PA in 1986. They had a common interest in sharing what they understood about making homes energy efficient, comfortable, and affordable, without risk to the residents and building structure. This approach to weatherizing, remodeling, or building came to be known as "House as a System."

ACI offers a Webcast training on a wide array of home building topics. To see a list of upcoming topics and dates, visit their Web site.


Contact Information:
Phone: 800-344-4866
URL: http://www.affordablecomfort.org


Advanced Hazardous Waste Management

Various locations and dates
Type: Training

Description:
You will learn:
  • How new and proposed regulations will affect your site
  • How to classify hazardous waste using information you won't find in the regulations
  • Exemptions and exclusions that can save you money

Who should attend? Anyone who wants to go beyond the basic RCRA requirements, while meeting the annual training requirement.

For course topics, locations, class fee, and schedule visit the Environmental Resource Center Web site listed below.


Contact Information:
Phone: 800-537-2372
E-Mail: service@ercweb.com
URL: http://www.ercweb.com


American Chemical Society Webcasts

Online
Type: Training

Description:

The American Chemical Society's webcast Courses provide the same high-quality instruction you expect from ACS, but without the added expense and frustration of travel. The course catalog covers a wide variety of topics and skill levels. A complete list of webcast courses can be found by visiting the Web site.


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Better Buildings Webinar Series

Webinars
Type: Training

Description:
This series takes on the most pressing topics facing energy professionals, with new experts leading the conversations on proven best practices, cost-effective strategies, and innovative new ways to approach sustainability and energy performance. The site includes both archived videos and upcoming events.

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Building Energy and Sustainability Technician (BEST)

various community colleges in Illinois
Type: Training

Description:
The BEST course and certification program was developed to raise the professional standards of those engaged in building energy and sustainability; to improve the practice of building energy and sustainability by encouraging professionals to partake in a continuing education course of professional development for building energy and sustainability technicians; to identify persons with acceptable knowledge of the principles and practices of building energy and sustainability technicians through completing the certification and fulfilling prescribed standards of performance and conduct; and to award special recognition to those energy professionals who have demonstrated a high level of competence and ethical fitness in building energy and sustainability. BEST candidates must meet pre-qualifications and have work experience established by the independent BEST board and pass the BEST certification exam. The written BEST examination deals with such subjects as: Financial Considerations for Equipment Purchases, Building Utilities, Energy Audits and Instrumentation, Lighting, Energy Savings, HVAC Systems, Heating & Refrigeration Systems, Controls and Compressed Air Systems.

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Certified Energy Auditor (CEA)

various community colleges in Illinois
Type: Conference

Description:
Based on the growing demand for qualified professionals, the Certified Energy Auditor (CEA) certification was developed and added to the broad portfolio of professional certifications offered by the Association of Energy Engineers. Rising energy costs and inefficiency in plants and buildings is continually driving the need for trained and experienced energy auditors. The CEA certification is one that identifies professionals as having the required knowledge and experience needed to succeed in the growing field of energy auditing.

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Climate Adaptation Implementation Program

Available to communities nationwide
Type: Event

Description:
This multi-year program is for communities who have an existing adaptation plan that has not yet been fully implemented. New participants join a nationwide network of adaptation planning communities and receive customized individual coaching and peer-to-peer assistance to implement their plan.

Need-based scholarships for participating communities are available.


Contact Information:
Contact: Model Forest Policy Program
Phone: (530) 355 -- 9880
E-Mail: jeff@mfpp.org
URL: http://www.mfpp.org/csu/our-programs/implementation_program/


Climate Adaptation Plan Development Program

Available to communities nationwide
Type: Event

Description:
The Model Forest Policy Program provides training, mentoring, access to new tools and resources, and support to each community in the program to develop a comprehensive climate adaptation plan for their community, region, or geographic territory.

The CSU team and guest presenters break the planning process into step-by-step components providing eight learning module presentations, monthly conference calls, and individual coaching.

Over ten months, each community develops a Forest and Water Climate Adaptation Plan.

Need-based scholarships are available for communities wishing to participate.


Contact Information:
Contact: Model Forest Policy Program
Phone: (530) 355 -- 9880
E-Mail: jeff@mfpp.org
URL: http://www.mfpp.org/csu/our-programs/plan_development_program/


Creating Sustainable Change

various community colleges in Illinois
Type: Training

Description:
This workshop focuses on how to use the Path to Sustainable Change and connect the few and the many. There are four steps in creating sustainable change. This workshop explains these steps, provides examples -- based in energy efficiency and behavior change - of each, and lets participants practice creating sustainable behavior change in energy efficiency that can be translated into their organizations.

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Developing and Maintaining a Skilled Energy Efficiency Workforce

various community colleges in Illinois
Type: Training

Description:
Building a skilled and vibrant workforce that is knowledgeable about energy efficiency requires an ongoing commitment, as well as access to resources that support the continuous development of well-trained workers. This half-day workshop will look at various ways an employer can build and continue to enhance the skills of this workforce--from identifying the needs within the industry itself, to identifying resources available locally and regionally to build and continually improve the workforce, to establishing partnerships that continue to support the skills enhancements of an energy efficiency workforce.

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DOT Hazardous Materials Training

Various locations and dates
Type: Training

Description:

You will learn:

  • How to package, mark, and label hazardous materials
  • How to choose the correct DOT shipping name
  • How to complete shipping papers
  • How to load, unload, and placard properly
  • Your responsibilities to ensure hazardous material security
  • Recent changes in the regulations

Who must attend? Personnel responsible for the safe shipment of hazardous materials, including anyone who fills packages, marks or labels containers, completes or signs shipping papers, loads or uloads vehicles, or operates vehicles used to transport hazardous materials.

This course meets DOT requirements for initial and recurrent training.

For course topics, locations, class fee, and schedule visit the Web site listed below.


Contact Information:
Phone: 800-537-2372
E-Mail: service@ercweb.com
URL: http://www.ercweb.com


Efficient Motor Control

various community colleges in Illinois
Type: Training

Description:
This training covers maintenance issues around efficient motor control. Topics include how an electric motor works, power factor, load factor, high efficiency motors, higher efficiency mechanical drives, and adjustable speed electric motor drives.

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Energy Efficiency in Manufacturing 3-Course Series

various community colleges in Illinois
Type: Training

Description:
Overview of how maintenance contributes to a company's bottom line and how senior management can lead an organization from a reactive to proactive culture creating Reliable Capacity resulting in lower downtime, defects, customer service issues and energy cost. This course clearly shows how effective maintenance increases profit through high productivity, lower energy usage and less rework.

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Federal Energy Management Program First Thursday Seminars

Online
Type: Training

Description:
The Federal Energy Management Program's (FEMP) First Thursday Seminars offer Federal energy, environmental, and fleet professionals online training at no cost by leading experts.

FEMP offers a certificate of completion upon successfully finishing a First Thursday Seminar and submitting an evaluation. Certified FEMP First Thursday Seminars award IACET-accredited continuing education units (CEUs) that are recognized internationally by credentialing associations, licensing bodies, and employers. One hour of study is equivalent to .1 CEU.


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Frontiers in the Environment seminar series

University of Minnesota & online
Type: Event

Description:
Weekly seminar series with topics covering all aspects of the environment and sustainability. Live streaming at http://umconnect.umn.edu/IonEFrontiers.

Contact Information:
Contact: UMN Institute on the Environment
URL: http://environment.umn.edu/frontiers/


GPRO Fundamentals of Building Green

various community colleges in Illinois
Type: Training

Description:
This course teaches the basics of sustainability and the essential strategies and work practices that make buildings green. The program materials and exam cover the "green gap" between standard trade skills and the new awareness and skills required to successfully implement green building. Individuals with experience in construction and building operations will have an advantage when taking Fundamentals of Building Green and in passing the certificate exam (optional), but anyone with an interest in green building is encouraged to participate. A GPRO certificate presented after a passing exam score, demonstrates that an individual understands green building as it applies to his or her trade and enhances that person's ability to compete for and participate in green jobs.

Those who complete the four-hour training may choose to sit for the optional certification test offered at the end of the training. Certification testing is $75.00 per person and must be paid via check payable to the U.S. Green Building Council - Illinois Chapter. Certification testing payment is to be given directly to the instructor during the training.


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Hazardous Waste Management: The Complete Course

Various locations and dates
Type: Training

Description:

You will learn:

  • How to determine which of your wastes are hazardous waste
  • Status of the new shop towel rule
  • How to manage universal waste and used oil
  • How to store hazardous waste at satellite and accumulation points
  • How to select the right container for your waste and ensure that it is properly makred, labeled, and sealed
  • How to complete the hazardous waste manifest
  • How to prepare for and respond to emergencies

Who must attend? Annual training is required (40 CFR 265.16) for all personnel who handle hazardous waste. And if you sign a hazardous waste manifes, you also are required to have DOT training.

For course topics, locations, class fee, and schedule visit the Web site listed below.


Contact Information:
Phone: 800-537-2372
E-Mail: service@ercweb.com
URL: http://www.ercweb.com


High Efficiency Lighting

various community colleges in Illinois
Type: Training

Description:
This training covers human needs for lighting, lighting terminology and lighting types.

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Introduction to Hazardous Waste Regulations Webinars (Recordings)


Type: Event

Description:
The Michigan DEQ's Introduction to Hazardous Waste Regulations webinar series is designed to help you understand and comply with the hazardous waste regulations.

There are three approximately 1 hour webinar recordings.


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Key to the Energy Audit: Boiler Efficiency Measurement & Improvement

various community colleges in Illinois
Type: Training

Description:
Learn to determine the actual efficiency of existing boilers -- a key measurement in facility energy auditing -- and to diagnose boiler problems. These are valuable techniques for handling customer high-usage complaints. Understand how the efficiency of existing boilers can be improved without replacement or major expenditure, and enhance your customer relationships. Topics include the concept of flue gas analysis, combustion efficiency measurement, combustion efficiency charts, efficiency and saving calculations, how a burner retuning actually done, and case studies

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Michigan DEQ Sustainability Series webinars

Webinar
Type: Event

Description:
This series is intended to promote meaningful engagement with Michigan DEQ's current and future customers around the topic of business sustainability.

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Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) Workshops

Various Locations (check the Web site)
Type: Training

Description:

MREA offers workshops that cover a variety of topics in renewable energy. Come learn from experts in the field about subjects including:

  • wind systems
  • PV-photovoltaics (solar electric)
  • solar thermal systems for domestic hot water and space heating
  • photovoltaic, wind and solar thermal site assessor training and certification.
  • women only workshops
  • biodiesel and veggie oil for diesel vehicles and space heating
  • window quilts
  • masonry heaters
  • energy efficient and alternative construction; women's construction. straw bale, superinsulation techniques, passive solar design, timber framing

Contact Information:

OneNOAA Science Seminars

Webinars, times and dates vary
Type: Event

Description:
This seminar series is an integrated calendar of NOAA science and climate seminars.

Contact Information:

Online Training Available for Hazardous Materials


Type: Training

Description:

The Minnesota Department of Transportation, Office of Freight and Commercial Vehicle Operations has developed an online eLearning system for Hazardous Materials (HM) training. It will teach the fundamental requirements for preparing HM for transportation as well as the basic requirements for transporting HM on public highways.

This type of training allows you to learn from the comfort of your home or place of work, you can learn at your own pace, it is available 24 hours a day from your computer, and it saves on time, travel, and lodging.

There are 9 modules that comprise the HM E-Learning training, and they do not need to be taken in any specific order. The 9 modules are: Introduction; HAZMAT Table; Shipping Papers; Marking and Labeling; >Placarding; Packaging; Security; Training; and Transportation by Highway.


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Online Training in Watershed Management

Online
Type: Training

Description:
Watershed Academy Web, is the program's distance learning program. The website offers a variety of self-paced training modules that represent a basic and broad introduction to the watershed management field. The modules are organized by the six themes listed below. Modules vary in the time they take to complete, from ½ hour to two hours. Fifteen of them (marked with asterisks *) are the core modules for the Watershed Academy Certificate Program.

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SEDAC Energy Efficiency Workshops

Various
Type: Training

Description:
Attend the latest workshop series geared toward facility managers, owners, users, designers, and engineers of commercial buildings, public K-12 schools, community colleges, universities, park districts, libraries, local governments, water and waste water treatment facilities.

Learn about various energy topics and the latest incentives available from DCEO and Ameren Illinois, ComEd, Nicor, North Shore and Peoples Gas.

Also includes training opportunities from DCEO and other organizations.


Contact Information:
Contact: Smart Energy Design Assistance Center
Phone: 1-800-214-7954
E-Mail: info@sedac.org
URL: http://smartenergy.illinois.edu/training-and-outreach.html


Storm Water Training

webinar recordings
Type: Training

Description:
Four sessions on the Michigan DEQ's website discussing a variety of storm water topics.

Contact Information:

Transportation of Dangerous Goods: Compliance with IATA and IMO Regulations

Various locations and dates
Type: Training

Description:

You will learn:

  • How to safely prepare dangerous goods for air and water transportation
  • How to avoid expensive fines from the FAA and Coast Guard
  • How to comply with DOT requirements for international shipments
  • Essential steps for compliance with IATA and IMO regulations
  • What's new in the 2008 IATA DGR and IMDG code

Who should attend? Anyone involved with classifying, packaging, labeling, marking, or completing shipping papers for air or vessel trapnsportation of dangerous goods.

This course meets your IATA and IMO initial and recurrent training requirements.

For course topics, locations, class fee, and schedule visit the Web site listed below.


Contact Information:
Phone: 800-537-2372
E-Mail: service@ercweb.com
URL: http://www.ercweb.com


WaterSense & Energy Star webinar series


Type: Event

Description:

WaterSense is teaming up with ENERGY STAR to host a new webinar series in the United States on water and energy efficiency for commercial and institutional facilities. Each webinar features content from WaterSense at Work and ENERGY STAR resources that can help organisations save water, energy, and money in different areas of their facilities.


Contact Information:
Contact: WaterSense Helpline
Phone: 866-987-7367
E-Mail: watersense@epa.gov
URL: https://www3.epa.gov/watersense/commercial/tools.html#tabs-webina...


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