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ENERGY STAR Finance and Technical Internet Presentations for April



ENERGY STARŽ Internet Presentations Schedule 

Money for Your Energy Upgrades
This one-hour presentation focuses on financing energy upgrades despite
tight capital budgets. Topics include (1) cost savings from energy upgrades;
(2) the costs of delaying such upgrades; (3) traditional and non-traditional
financing methods; and (4) the financing scheme most appropriate for your
institution. Target audience: financial decision makers/facility managers in
state and local governments, K-12 schools, and colleges and universities.
*	April (Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:00-3:00 Eastern):
4/3, 4/5, 4/10, 4/12, 4/17, 4/19, 4/24, 4/26
The Five-Stage Approach to Building Upgrades
This 45-minute presentation covers the major steps in implementing energy
upgrades in buildings: (1) planning, benchmarking, and developing an energy
usage baseline; (2) the five-stage integrated approach to upgrades; and (3)
communicating success. The Five-Stage Approach focuses on lighting, building
tune-ups, load reductions, distribution systems, and heating and cooling
systems. Target audience: facility managers in K-12 schools, colleges and
universities, and state and local governments.
*	Wednesday, April 4, 3:00-3:45 Eastern 


One-2-FiveŽ Energy Management Diagnostic
This 45-minute presentation focuses on a CD-based software tool that helps
senior managers assess their energy management practices in key
organizational areas. These include purchasing, capital finance, resources,
maintenance practices, and equipment operations. Through simple yes/no
questions, the tool helps managers (1) identify energy management
opportunities in their organizations; (2) assign priorities; (3) define an
action plan; and (4) measure progress toward sustainable reductions in
energy operating costs and associated greenhouse gas emissions. Target
audience: facility managers and executive decisionmakers in state and local
governments, K-12 schools, colleges, and universities.
*	Wednesday, April 18, 2:00-2:45 PM, Eastern 

Benchmarking Tool/Portfolio Manager

Portfolio Manager is a 45-minute presentation on a Web-based software that
allows users to calculate the energy efficiency of their office or K-12
building from a national perspective. Participants view some of the key
screens users encounter and learn how to enter data either through the Web
or a downloadable template. Buildings that are among the top 25 percent
nationwide in terms of energy performance and maintain an indoor environment
that conforms to industry standards can qualify to receive the ENERGY STAR
Label for Buildings. Target audience: office building owners, facility and
energy managers, and K-12 school officials. 
*	Monday, April 23, 2:00-2:45 PM, Eastern

To register, send an email to mailto:register@cadmusgroup.com

Michael Segal
Associate
The Cadmus Group.
1901 North Fort Myer Drive
Suite 900
Arlington, VA 22209
Tel: 703-247-6113
Fax: 703-247-6001

For more information on saving money and preventing pollution through energy
efficiency, please visit
http://www.energystar.gov