FEMP Digest: October is Energy Awareness Month

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October 15, 2018

The FEMP Digest provides a roundup of the latest offerings, news, and events available from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP). Click the links below to learn more.

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Act Now!

*Final reminder.* The hotel cut-off date for the Fall Federal Utility Partnership Working Group (FUWPWG) Seminar is Monday October 15. Make your hotel reservations TODAY!  Read more about FUPWG below and register for the Advanced Utility Energy Service Contracts training!

✔ Read FEMP's new fact sheets: Considerations for Implementing PV plus Storage Systems at Federal Buildings and Campuses and Solar Photovoltaic Systems in Hurricanes and Other Severe Weather.

✔ New energy savings performance contract (ESPC) training opportunities are available this month. Register now for the Just-in-Time Series 5 Webinar: Ensuring ESPC Project Performance After Acceptance, and for the Energy Savings Performance Contracting Three-day Training Workshop in Nashville, TN.

FEMP Focus

See what we are featuring from FEMP this month! Click on the links below to find out more about these FEMP updates.

Register for the Fall Federal Utility Partnership Working Group Seminar

The 2018 Fall FUPWG Seminar will be held Wednesday and Thursday, November 7-8, in Herndon, Virginia, located near Washington Dulles International Airport. The FUPWG Seminar will be hosted by FEMP and Dominion Energy and fosters communication between federal agencies, specific sites, and utilities to implement cost-effective energy efficiency and water conservation projects. These projects help agencies improve operations, upgrade infrastructure, and save taxpayer dollars.

Register now before the deadline of Monday, October 29, 2018. Download the agenda and visit the FUPWG webpage for more information.

FEMP's 2018 Energy Awareness Month Poster is Available

Celebrate Energy Awareness Month with FEMP's new poster that promotes strengthening the resilience of federal facilities through energy optimization and cybersecurity. Federal agencies are helping to improve our nation's infrastructure by implementing energy- and water-management projects throughout the federal government. Visit FEMP's Energy Awareness Month webpage to download the poster and find resources to help build awareness at your facility. Also explore FEMP's website for training, tools, and services that can help you achieve energy resiliency and maximize savings. 

FEMP Energy Awareness Month 2018

Featured FEMP Tools and Training

Did you know that FEMP offers a range of free on-demand training sessions and tools to support federal agencies’ energy reduction efforts, including software, data sets, and databases? Each month, FEMP will spotlight a few of these resources that are available to all.

  • Advanced Interior Lighting Systems: This on-demand training course provides an overview of interior lighting system applications, including types of technologies, lighting controls, opportunities for savings, and emerging interior lighting technologies and trends.

Access FEMP’s Training Search and full catalog of tools.

Upcoming Events 

Check out and register for upcoming online and in-person training events developed and offered by FEMP. Click on the links to find out more and register today!

WEBINAR: eProject Builder Demonstration (Introductory)

Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 1 - 2:30 p.m.

IN-PERSON: New Mexico Gas Company's Utility Energy Service Contract Training

Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

IN-PERSON: Idaho Power Data Center Training - If you are in Idaho Power’s service area and would like to attend this training on improving the energy efficiency of data centers, please contact Magnus Herrlin at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory mkherrlin@lbl.gov

Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 7:30 a.m - 12 pm

WEBINAR: Just-in-Time ESPC Webinars Session 5: Ensuring ESPC Project Performance After Acceptance 

Thursday, October 25, 2018, 1 - 3:30 pm

IN-PERSON: Hawaiian Electric Company's Federal/Utility Strategic Partnership and Utility Energy Service Contract Training

Friday, October 26, 2018, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

IN-PERSON: Energy Savings Performance Contracting Three-day Training Workshop

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - Thursday, November 1, 2018, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

IN-PERSON: Advanced Utility Energy Service Contracts Training

Monday, November 5, 2018 - Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Interested in more training events? View FEMP's Training Calendar to see all of FEMP’s scheduled webinar sessions and in-person trainings.


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