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ClimateWise Event Calendar

Attend the following events to satisfy meeting requirements:
(Receive one meeting credit per event)


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September

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. 19, 1-4 p.m. - Leadership in Sustainability Workshop, Daniels College of Business, 2101 S. University Blvd. Denver. This workshop explores various pitfalls of sustainability, or recurring conversations in the sustainability discourse that correlate with the experience of being stuck. The workshop also explores why we get stuck in pitfalls and how we can escape them. View details and register today.

Thurs., Sept. 25, 9-10:30 a.m. - Platte River Power Authority Rawhide Energy Station Tour, 2700 E. County Rd. 82 Wellington, CO 80549. Join us for a walking tour of the plant and learn the key components of a coal-fired generation process including environmental control 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.

October

Thurs., Oct. 2, 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. - The Business Innovation Fair has moved to early 2015. We appreciate your interest, sponsorship and support and look forward to seeing you there! Check back for updates. 

Wed., Oct. 8, 3-4:30 p.m. - ClimateWise Talk and Tour: Larimer County Landfill, Larimer County Landfill, 5887 S. Taft Hill Rd. Join Larimer County environmental scientist, Steve Harem, on a behind the scenes tour to learn first-hand how the sanitary landfill operates. Register today.

Wed., Oct. 15, 8:30-10 a.m.
- Office Efficiency: Get Plugged In, Community Room, 215 N. Mason St. Learn how to take a holistic approach to IT, server rooms and cooling systems. Energy used from office equipment, computers, small IT servers and other electronics that keep businesses running - often referred to as plug loads - are the fastest growing sources of energy consumption. Find out how to determine strategies and support available to reduce these loads. View details and register today.

Fri., Oct. 24, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. - Multi-Family Property Owners and Managers Luncheon, Midtown Arts Center, 3750 S. Mason St. For more information please call 970-221-6394.

November

Fri., Nov. 7, 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.

Thurs., Nov. 13, 3-4:30 p.m. - ClimateWise Project Reporting Workshop, Location TBD. Want to ensure your business earns its 2014 level? Attend this workshop to learn how to complete your 2014 reporting requirements. Topics will cover: types of projects that count as ClimateWise measures, how to quantify projects, how to report projects and submit other partner level documentation. Register today.

Tues., Nov. 18, 10:30 a.m.-Noon - ClimateWise Talk and Tour: CSU Powerhouse Energy Campus, Powerhouse Campus, 430 N. College Ave. Register today.

Wed., Nov. 19, 8:30-10 a.m. - Solar for Contractors, Community Room, 215 N. Mason St. Discover how solar compares to other energy and cost-saving opportunities. Hear the latest of solar technology, cost, and local programs and incentives. Also, learn about Utilities' Home Efficiency Loan Program. View details and register today.

December

Tues., Dec. 9, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. - ClimateWise Project Reporting Work Session, Location TDB. Stop by and use this dedicated time to work on your 2014 ClimateWise reporting requirements. Staff will be available to answer questions and provide individualized help. Bring your laptop (if available) along with any project goals, data and questions. Register today.

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.


Personal Interest Events*

Thurs., Oct. 23, 9:00-11:30 a.m. - United Way of Larimer County Poverty Simulation*, Eagle Room 1 and 2, 112 Willow St. Learn about and engage in poverty reduction through a United Way of Larimer County Poverty Simulation. This experience includes an introduction, the actual simulation exercise and a debriefing period. View details and register today to assume the role of a family member facing poverty. View details and register today to volunteer as a community resource actor.

Wed., Nov. 5, 12-1 p.m.
- ADA Compliance Training for Managers and Supervisors*, Arc of Larimer County, 1121 Prospect Rd. Learn how to create productive work relationships with individuals with disabilities. Topics include ADA Act of 1990, state disabilities laws, ADA amendments act of 2008 and hiring benefits. RSVP by Oct. 27 by contacting Marilee Boylan at or 970-204-6991.

Thurs., Nov. 13, 12-1 p.m. - Disability Awareness Training, Arc of Larimer County*, 1121 Prospect Rd. Learn how to create productive work relationships with individuals with disabilities. Topics include disability etiquette, language awareness, myths and facts, tax incentives and ongoing resources. RSVP by Nov. 10 by contacting Marilee Boylan at or 970-204-6991.

 

Interested in hosting an event, workshop or lunch and learn? Have a topic you'd like to see presented? Contact Deb Harris at or (970) 224-6121.

NOTE
: Events indicated by * cannot be used to fulfill ClimateWise partner level meeting requirements.


ClimateWise

Physical Address: 700 Wood St. Fort Collins, CO 80521
Phone: (970) 221-6700
Fax: (970) 221-6619