Webinar & Events - Building Decarbonization and Clean Heating/Cooling

Calculating the Potential Energy and Cost Savings of Clean Heating & Cooling Technologies

April 9, 2020

In this webinar, hosted by the Yale Center for Business and Environment, panelists discussed an energy and carbon savings calculator for clean heating and cooling technologies.

SMUD’s Carbon-Reduction Strategies: Smart Homes, Strategic Electrification, and Energy Storage

December 5, 2019

This webinar is a follow-on to CESA’s ESTAP webinars on energy storage projects and implementation at municipal utilities.

Community Campaigns for Renewable Heating and Cooling Technologies, Part 2

August 5, 2019

CESA hosted the second in a two-part webinar series highlighting the role renewable heating and cooling campaigns play in decarbonizing buildings and in helping states meet their carbon reduction goals.

Community Campaigns for Renewable Heating and Cooling Technologies, Part 1

July 29, 2019

This webinar featured CESA’s recent report, “Community Campaigns for Renewable Heating and Cooling Technologies: Four Case Studies,” and included speakers from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and the City of Boulder, Colorado.

Renewable Thermal Technologies in the Massachusetts APS

January 24, 2018

Since 2014, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) has been working on designing rules and regulations for including renewable thermal technologies in the Alternative Portfolio Standard (APS). This webinar featured a presentation on the draft regulations by Samantha Meserve, Renewable Thermal Program Coordinator at DOER.

CESA Webinar: Renewable Heating and Cooling Policies for the Commercial Sector

July 16, 2015

Guest speaker Neil Veilleux from Meister Consultants Group discussed their recent paper, “Waking the Sleeping Giant” — an in-depth look at next generation policy instruments for renewable heating and cooling in commercial buildings.

RPS Collaborative Webinar: Renewable Thermal in RPS

March 10, 2014

The Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) is hosting an upcoming webinar on renewable thermal in RPS for CESA’s State-Federal RPS Collaborative.

CESA SLICE Award Winner Webinar: NH PUC – Woody Biomass Heating

November 19, 2012

This webinar will highlight details of one of the 2012 State Leadership in Clean Energy Award winning programs, the New Hampshire PUC’s Residential Wood-Pellet Boiler Rebate Program, and will focus on woody biomass heating technologies, and environmental impacts.

CESA/RPS Webinar: Renewable Solar Thermal

May 30, 2012

This webinar will focus on the technical status, cost effectiveness, market barriers, and greenhouse gas benefits associated with four technologies for residential and commercial building applications – solar water and space heating, high efficiency air- and ground-source heat pumps, clean and high efficiency wood pellet and chip boilers, and biodiesel blended with fuel oil.

Solar Thermal Trends, Performance-Based Incentives, and RPS

March 30, 2012

This webinar will feature three presentations looking at solar thermal from different vantage points. Les Nelson of the International Association of Plumbing & Mechanical Officials will summarize market and costs trends for solar thermal technologies. James Critchfield will discuss US EPA’s initiative to work with stakeholders to create a US Heat Meter Standard, which will set requirements for the instrumentation and application of equipment used to measure the energy generation of thermal energy systems. Sam Watson of the North Carolina Utilities Commission will describe his state’s experiences with including solar thermal in its RPS, and will provide lessons learned.