ClimateWise Event Calendar
Attend the following events to satisfy meeting requirements:
(Receive one meeting credit per event)
Tues., March 18, 7-9 p.m. - NCRES Speakers Series: Advanced Metering Update & Customer Web Portal Demo, Odell Brewing Company, 800 E. Lincoln Ave. Dennis Sumner and Angel Anderson from Fort Collins Utilities will give an update on the Advanced Meter Fort Collins (AMFC) project roll-out and present the new customer web portal and demonstrate how it can help consumers better understand and manage their electrical energy use. The customer portal is scheduled to rollout later this year. View details and register today.
Wed., March 19, 8:30-10 a.m. - Cooling Efficiency: Trends in Technology for Replacements, Retrofits, and Rebate, Community Room, 215 N. Mason St. Join us for a presentation and discussion on cooling technology with Jay Stein from ESource. Learn how to incorporate these technologies into your next project utilizing the new Efficiency Works rebates. Continuing Education Credit approval pending. Sponsored by City of Fort Collins Utilities, Platte River Power Authority and the Colorado Green Building Guild. Register today.
Thurs., March 20, 3-5 p.m. - Biz Ed - Conserve in the Landscape, Front Range Village, 4321 Corbett Dr., Ste. 118. A water-wise landscape, along with an efficient irrigation system, can help save on utility bills and provide an attractive setting. Join us for a presentation and tour to find out how Fort Collins Utilities can help you through technical assistance and rebates for new technology. Register today.
Wed., April 2, 7-9 p.m. - REPS - Unique and Functional Xeriscape, Midtown Arts Center, 3750 S. Mason St. Discover how to create a well-designed landscape. Loretta Mannix will share design tips for transitioning from lawn to garden beds, including some exceptional, underused plants. Meeting credit for in-home businesses only. View details and register today.
Wed., April 9, 7-9 p.m. - REPS - Wildscaping 101: Habitat Hero Landscaping, Midtown Arts Center, 3750 S. Mason St. Learn why and how to provide habitat for songbirds and pollinators, while saving water. Lauren Springer Odgen, Susan Tweit and Connie Holsinger will show you how. Co-sponsored by City of Fort Collins Natural Areas. Meeting credit for in-home businesses only. View details and register today.
Thurs., April 10, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. - ClimateWise Advisory Committee Kick-Off luncheon, Training Room, 700 Wood St. Is your organization interested in earning the Gold or Platinum level this year? Join us for the 2014 Advisory Committee Kick-Off luncheon. This is your opportunity to be a part of the operations of the ClimateWise program. Register today.
Sat., April 12, 10 a.m.-noon - Landscape Design with Rocky Mountain Native Plants, Gardens on Spring Creek, 2145 Centre Ave. Develop your garden plan using traditional landscape design practices, but focusing on native plants. Price:$8. Meeting credit for in-home businesses only. View details and register today.
Sat., April 12, 1-4 p.m. - Just Drip It, Gardens on Spring Creek, 2145 Centre Ave. Learn the basics of drip irrigation. Price:$8. Meeting credit for in-home businesses only. View details and register today.
Wed., April 16, 8:30-10 a.m. - Design Assistance for New Construction and Major Renovation, Community Room, 215 N. Mason St. This training is an overview of the program for design professionals, contractors, developers and building owners. Learn about qualifying projects, the application process, program requirements and the incentive structure. Sponsored by City of Fort Collins Utilities, Platte River Power Authority and the Colorado Green Building Guild. Register today.
Sat., April 19, 1-4 p.m. - Just Drip It (repeat), Gardens on Spring Creek, 2145 Centre Ave. Learn the basics of drip irrigation. Price:$8. Meeting credit for in-home businesses only. View details and register today.
Fri., April 25, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. - Multi-Family Property Owners/Managers Luncheon, Midtown Arts Center, 3750 S. Mason St. - Save the date!
Fri., May 2, 8:30-9:30 a.m. - ClimateWise Orientation,* Community Room, 215 N. Mason St. Discover program benefits, including cost savings, education, greenhouse gas reductions and public recognition. Open to ClimateWise partners and businesses interested in learning more about ClimateWise. Register today.
Wed., May 14, 2-5 p.m. - EnvirOvation - A ClimateWise Showcase,* Hilton Fort Collins, 419 W. Prospect Rd. Join City officials and business leaders to celebrate the environmental stewardship of over 360 ClimateWise partners at the 9th annual recognition event. View details and register today.
Fri., May 30, 8-9:30 a.m. - Blue Roofs (1.5 CEU), 215 N. Mason St., Room 1B. The term blue roof is a relatively new expression. Blue roofs use moisture to cool a given building. This course is intended for students seeking knowledge in basic knowledge of blue roofing systems. This class will take a look at the differences between green and blue roofs. Note: Partners wanting CEUs will have to contact GES to pay fee.
Sat., May 31, 10 a.m.-noon - Maximize your Sprinkler Efficiency, Gardens on Spring Creek, 2145 Center Ave. Gain better control of your landscape water use. Learn how to maintain, adjust, repair and understand your sprinkler system.Price:$8. Meeting credit for in-home businesses only. Register today.
Thurs., June 19, 3-5 p.m. - Biz Ed - MAX Out on Alternative Transportation, Location TBD. The face of transportation is changing - are you MAXimizing your opportunities? Join us to explore the many modes of alternative transportation available in Fort Collins, including Transfort's newest service - MAX. You just might find yourself thinking about travel differently. Register today.
Fri., June 27, 8-9:30 a.m. - Green Leasing (1.5 CEUs), 215 N. Mason St., Room 1B. This course shows how investors can make big money outing money into water and or energy efficient programs. We will look at 30 real world projects that have earned a big payoff. Note: Partners wanting CEUs will have to contact GES to pay fee.
Thurs., Sept. 18, 3-5 p.m. - Biz Ed - Create the Optimal Environment, Powerhouse Energy Campus, 430 N. College Ave. Explore the leading edge for energy performance. Discover best practices for new buildings, technology retrofits and solar PV systems. Register today.
Fri., Sept. 26, 8-10 a.m. - Integrating Photovoltaics in Buildings for Renewable Energy Production (2.0 CEUs), 215 N. Mason St., Room 1B. This class is designed to teach people about integrating photovoltaics into building projects. Photovoltaics are explained, different options are covered, and implementation examples are given. The class will teach participants to apply good photovoltaic techniques that will create energy onsite. This course provides real world examples to illustrate proper understanding of photovoltiacs and how photovoltaics can be used in LEED to achieve onsite energy production. Note: Partners wanting CEUs will have to contact GES to pay fee.
Thurs., Oct. 2 - Business Innovation Fair, Budweiser Events Center, 5290 Arena Cir, Loveland, CO - Save the date!
Thurs., Dec. 18, 3-5 p.m. - Biz Ed - Harness People Power to Achieve Business Goals, Fort Collins Senior Center, Multi-Use Room #1, 1200 Raintree Dr. Key sustainability projects and employee engagement can help you reach your organizational goals and enhance Fort Collins' livability. Discover practical steps and resources that can be implemented by any organization, regardless of size. Register today.
Interested in hosting an event, workshop or lunch and learn? Have a topic you'd like to see presented? Contact Deb Harris at firstname.lastname@example.org or (970) 224-6121.
NOTE: Events indicated by * cannot be used to fulfill ClimateWise partner level meeting requirements.
Personal Interest Events*
Wed., March 26, 6-8 p.m. - Community Issues Forum,* Lincoln Center Columbine Room, 417 W. Magnolia St. This forum will feature two topics: Nature in the City: This is a chance to learn more about the project vision, share where you access nature near your home or office, and better understand what you value in urban nature. More information is available at fcgov.com/natureinthecity. Water Restrictions Policy Update â€“ Fort Collins Utilities will discuss proposed changes to the City’s Water Supply Shortage Response Plan. Proposed changes to the Wasting Water Ordinance will also be discussed. More information can be found online. Register today.
Thurs., March 27, 6-7:30 p.m. - Community Listening Session - Future Electricity Resources,* Hilton Fort Collins, Green & Gold Room, 425 W. Prospect Rd. Join Platte River Power Authority for a listening session to gather the thoughts and preferences of citizens regarding future electricity resource alternatives. Event is free and open to the public. No registration required. View details.
Wed., April 9, noon - Mindful Movies Series: Genetic Roulette - The Gamble of Our Lives,* Room 1B, 215 N. Mason St. View details.
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