Initiatives, Partners, and Friends Nov/Dec 2021

Join ESUS Partners CHP HARC and Better Buildings for Upcoming Webinars in 2022

Combined heat and power (CHP) is an effective and fuel-flexible way to improve energy efficiency, reduce energy costs, and decrease air emissions while improving facility resilience and meeting sustainability goals. Join us for an interactive session with a panel of industry experts that will explain how low-carbon alternatives, such as biomass and biogas, can be cost effective and sustainable options for powering CHP systems.

Save the dates, more info to follow:

1/25/2022 10:00 AM CHP/Hydrogen OR CHP fitting into the energy transition/use decarb slides
2/22/2022 10:00 AM Boosting Hospitality efficiency and resiliency with CHP
3/29/2022 10:00 AM CHP at different scales
4/26/2022 10:00 AM Financing CHP: How to find funding, incentives and more!
5/31/2022 10:00 AM Agriculture
6/28/2022 10:00 AM Keep the lights on this summer with CHP
7/26/2022 10:00 AM CHP is cool – CHP for cooling
8/30/2022 10:00 AM CHP and Schools
   9/TBD 10:00 AM TBC
10/25/2022 10:00 AM TBC
11/29/2022 10:00 AM TBC
All webinars will be on the last Tuesday of the month from 10-11AM Central unless otherwise specified. 


If you missed one of the CHP HARC webinars its not too late, here are the video links:



2021-2022 Better Buildings Webinar Series

Sign up at: for the 2021-2022 Webinar Series, featuring a variety of topics you won’t want to miss. To browse additional upcoming webinars, see the calendar view. To explore past webinars, click here.









Glass Half-Full: How Water Reduction Supports Resilicieny, Cost Savings, and Occupant Health

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 I 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET

Join Better Buildings and Better Plants partners from multiple sectors to learn how they’ve realized the many benefits of water reduction and hear about what’s next from the Water Savings Network.










Classroom to Career: Advancement in Energy Efficiency Jobs

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 I 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET

Learn about the strategies and programmatic efforts Better Buildings Workforce Accelerator partners have implemented to support curricula development, job training, and career awareness to bolster future workers in the built environment.









PV Valuation: How Solar PV Adds Value to Your Assets

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 I 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET

Learn from several building owners and managers who made the business case for solar PV and found increased asset value during appraisal or at the time of sale. This webinar will highlight multiple building types and financial models for solar PV.










Shelter from the Storm: Powering Community Resilience Hubs

Tuesday, February 15, 2022 I 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET

Learn from Better Buildings partners who have successfully identified buildings and leveraged energy efficiency, distributed generation, and storage resources to ensure critical community facilities are online when they are needed most.









Work Smarter, Not Harder: Creative Project and Process Implementation

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 I 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET

Learn about Better Plants partners’ fun and innovative systems for choosing and executing processes and engaging employees on energy efficiency and sustainability.









Commercial and Industrial Solar: State of the Market and Solar Lease Best Practices

Tuesday, March 15, 2022 I 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET

Join industry experts and practitioners in learning more about the state of solar in the commercial and industrial (C&I) market. Speakers will also address how Community Solar can be scaled to accommodate large C&I portfolios.









Low Carbon Technologies: Strategies for Different Building Types

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 I 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET

Join this webinar to learn about the strategies some owners are already using – and those you could be using – to get buildings to low- and no-carbon.

Visit the website for additional information and to view recordings from this season’s completed webinars.