Webinar & Events - Building Decarbonization and Clean Heating/Cooling

State Leadership in Decarbonizing the Building Sector, Featuring California and New York

October 26, 2022

The building sector is a substantial contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. This webinar will highlight two state initiatives that are making a big impact in decarbonizing this sector: California’s 2022 Building Energy Efficiency Standards and New York’s Clean Energy Initiative.

Renewable Thermal Alliance Webinar: Calculating Cost and Carbon Savings of Clean Heating & Cooling Technologies

December 7, 2021

CESA’s Val Stori presented a regional multi-state Clean Heating & Cooling Calculator, which allows users to estimate the cost savings and GHG reductions of switching to clean heating and cooling technologies.

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.