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EPA Webinar: Better Buildings, Better Plants Look Ahead – January 22, 2015

The EPA is a hosting a webinar on the Better Buildings, Better Plants Program. This program is made up of companies that are “implementing cost-effective energy efficiency improvements that save money, create jobs, promote energy security, and strengthen the competitiveness of the U.S. manufacturing sector.”

Full details and registration

The program will offer ideas on ways to:regatta-ieewg 

  • reduce the energy intensity of your manufacturing supply chain
  • cut back on water use
  • move your energy management from basic operations into a C-suite strategy

Title: Better Buildings, Better Plants Look Ahead
Date: Thursday, January 22, 2015
Time: 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM EST

Webinar topics include:

  • Reducing energy intensity in manufacturing supply chains – DOE is working with select Better Plants Partners to deliver technical assistance and improve energy management within their supply chains
  • Cutting back on industrial water use – Through the Better Plants Challenge, seven manufacturers have set water reduction targets and agreed to share industry-leading best practices with the public
  • Water and wastewater sector outreach – DOE is expanding the Better Plants Program to partner with water and wastewater treatment plants, which face unique challenges in managing energy use within their facilities
  • Expanded In-Plant Training opportunities – New training topics will be explored in 2015, including a special focus on strategic energy management; DOE has already trained over 750 participants and helped identify more than 2.5 trillion Btus in energy savings and $14 million in cost savings through these events.