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The Green Strides Webinar Series provides school communities the tools to reduce their schools' environmental impact and costs; improve health and wellness; and teach effective environmental education. It provides all schools access to the resources that help them move toward the Pillars of our U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools recognition award.

Sign up for Green Strides Webinar Series email updates to receive information on future webinars. All times are given as Eastern Standard. View archived webinars here.

July 31, 2014, 1:00-2:00 p.m. How to Apply for the ENERGY STAR (EPA)

Register here. Join us to learn about applying for ENERGY STAR Certification in Portfolio Manager. Understand the value of the ENERGY STAR certification, see the step-by-step process of applying, and gain tips to help your property get from application to award.

August 5, 2014, 3:00-5:00 p.m. National Energy Literacy Virtual Town Hall (DOE)

Register here. Join the Department of Energy for a dynamic virtual conversation of ongoing efforts from across the country in utilizing the Energy Literacy Framework to address one of our nations' biggest national challenges, "Energy Illiteracy." Most Americans don't know where their electricity comes from (coal) and cannot name a fossil fuel. During this webinar educators and collaborators will have opportunities to share their energy literacy efforts and vision, as well as learn about resources for integrating energy. The webinar will feature speakers and virtual breakout sessions to share insights, questions, and ideas for energy literacy efforts. RSVP through our Invitation and webinar details will be forthcoming.

August 12, 2014, 1:00-2:00 p.m. Benchmarking Water/Wastewater Treatment Facilities in Portfolio Manager (EPA/DOE)

Register here. Learn how to track the progress of energy efficiency efforts and compare the energy use of wastewater treatment plants to other peer facilities across the country. Attendees will learn how to measure and track energy use and carbon dioxide emission reductions in water and wastewater treatment plants to establish baseline energy use, prioritize investments, set goals, and track improvements over time.

August 26, 2014, 1:00-2:30 p.m. Portfolio Manager 101 (EPA/DOE)

Register here. Join us as we introduce and demonstrate the core functionality of EPA's new ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager tool. Attendees will learn how to: navigate the new Portfolio Manager; add a property and enter details about it; enter energy and water consumption data; share properties; generate performance reports to assess progress; and respond to data requests.

August 27, 2014, 1:00-2:30 p.m. Portfolio Manager 102 (EPA/DOE)

Register here. Continue to learn about EPA's new ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager tool, with a deeper dive into more advanced functionalities such as: managing and tracking changes to your property uses over time; using spreadsheet templates to update property data; setting goals and targets to plan energy improvements for properties; generating and using custom reports; and using the Sustainable Buildings Checklist.

August 28, 2014, 1:00-2:30 p.m. How to Apply for the ENERGY STAR (EPA/DOE)

Register here. Join us to learn about applying for ENERGY STAR Certification in Portfolio Manager. Understand the value of the ENERGY STAR certification, see the step-by-step process of applying, and gain tips to help your property get from application to award.

All times are given as Eastern Standard

View archived webinars here.

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