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[GRRN] ENERGY STAR Presentation Schedule for financing and technical seminars.
Additional information available at www.ecamus.com/esip

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.
*	May (Tuesdays, 2:00-3:00 Eastern)
5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/22, 5/29 
*	June (Tuesdays, 2:00-3:00 Eastern)
6/5, 6/12, 6/19, 6/26 
*	July (Tuesdays, 2:00-3:00 Eastern)
7/3, 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31
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, May 2, 2:00-2:45 Eastern 
*	Wednesday, June 6, 2:00-2:45 Eastern 
*	Wednesday, July 5, 2:00-2:45 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 decision makers in state and local
governments, K-12 schools, colleges, and universities.
*	Wednesday, May 16, 2:00-2:45 PM, Eastern 
*	Wednesday, June 20, 2:00-2:45 PM, Eastern 
*	Wednesday, July 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, May 21, 2:00-2:45 PM, Eastern 
*	Monday, June 20, 2:00-2:45 PM, Eastern 
*	Monday, July 18, 2:00-2:45 PM, Eastern


Labeling for ENERGY STARŽ Products 
This 45-minute presentation covers ENERGY STAR labeling and specifications
for home electronic products. Topics include (1) what is ENERGY STAR; (2)
ENERGY STAR labeled products; and (3) what the label can do for you. Target
audience: manufacturers, designers, suppliers, and distributors of home
electronic products and components. 
*	Thursday, May 17, 12:00-12:45 Eastern 
*	Thursday, June 21, 12:00-12:45 Eastern 
*	Thursday, July 26, 12:00-12:45 Eastern 


Cost Savings through ENERGY STAR Purchasing

Purchasing products with the ENERGY STAR label can substantially reduce your
organization's energy use and costs. Cost Savings through ENERGY STAR
Purchasing is a 30-minute presentation on the broad range of products
carrying the ENERGY STAR label. This presentation describes (1) the support
EPA provides to aid purchasing of products with superior energy performance;
(2) guidelines that define energy performance for numerous products; (3)
drop-in procurement language for stipulating energy performance attributes
to vendors; (4) lists of energy-efficient products; and (5) energy savings
software that calculates the life cycle costs of ENERGY STAR products and
their less efficient counterparts. Target audience: purchasing officials,
energy and sustainability officers, and budget/financial officials. 
*	Friday, May 23, 2:00-2:45 PM, Eastern 
*	Friday, June 29, 2:00-2:45 PM, Eastern 
*	Friday, July 27, 2:00-2:45 PM, Eastern

PC Power Management 

This 30-minute presentation describes a new ENERGY STAR program that is
helping organizations realize the enormous potential energy savings
available from proper power management of computers and monitors. The
program includes educational outreach material and an innovative software
tool that enables monitor power management from a central location. Typical
energy savings for an organization of 1,000 computers are 380,000 kWh/year.
The target audience is upper management, IT managers, facility/energy
managers at large PC-intensive organizations such as government, colleges
and universities, and large corporations. 
*	Thursday, May 3, 2:00-2:45 PM, Eastern 
*	Wednesday, June 13, 2:00-2:45 PM, Eastern 
*	Wednesday, July 11, 2:00-2:45 PM, Eastern


Click Here to Register
<http://www.ecadmus.com/ecadmus/forums/ESInternet/register2.asp>

Last Updated: April 6, 2001


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




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