Please join the MD-PACE program at a number of sustainability and clean energy related events throughout the month of June!
MD-PACE is excited to share many virtual clean energy related events taking place throughout the state of Maryland this month!
6/3 PACE Nation’s CLE Course: Lender Consent & SNDA Agreements
PACE Nation will present a webinar on June 3rd entitled “CLE Course: Lender Consent & SNDA Agreements”; in it, industry experts will explain some of the intricacies of obtaining mortgage lender consent and managing SNDA agreements, two critical components of PACE financing.
6/4 ULI’s RE:SHAPING Cities – post pandemic perspectives
The Urban Land Institute starts June with the first of an eight-part series about predicting changes in the urban landscape. This webinar series, called “RE:SHAPING Cities – post pandemic perspectives”, will delve into this ever-changing climate, led by industry experts throughout the course of Summer 2020. The first installation of this series is entitled “Living & the City”. If you are interested in how COVID-19 and other events will shape the way people live, work, and commute, this is the webinar for you.
6/4 Better Buildings’ Show me the Data: Characterizing the Performance of Color-Tunable Lighting
Better Buildings, an initiative of the DOE, presents on June 4th a webinar on “Characterizing the Performance of Color-Tunable Lighting” as part of their “Show Me the Data” series. Building lighting and tint are both important to the satisfaction of tenants, and many commercial office spaces are seeking to optimize both natural and artificial illumination. Sign up for this webinar to learn how to make your properties’ interiors visually appealing to existing and prospective tenants.
6/8-6/11 Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit
The Better Buildings’ Summit is virtual this year. From June 8th-11th, attend the virtual leadership symposium on “Better Buildings, Better Plants”. This 4-day event will cover a wide variety of topics related to energy and the environment, with expert panelists and industry leaders in attendance. To learn more, follow the link to the summit website: https://betterbuildingssolutioncenter.energy.gov/summit.
6/8 ULI’s Why Experience is the Next Big Office Amenity
On June 8th, ULI will host a webinar entitled “Why Experience is the Next Big Office Amenity”. Sign up to learn how you can make your office and rental property more attractive to tenants; many improvements that improve climate and comfort can be C-PACE financed!
6/15 ULI’s The Truth about Digital (Smart) Buildings: Best Practices and Lessons Learned
On June 15th, ULI will host a webinar centered on solving the challenges of planning and executing smart building upgrades to your property portfolio. Two experienced practitioners will share their advice for delivering on smart building plans in “The Truth about Digital (Smart) Buildings: Best Practices and Lessons Learned”.
6/16 MDV SEIA’s The 2035 Report: How Low Costs Can Accelerate Our Clean Energy Future
In this webinar by The Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA), Ric O’Connell (Executive Director, GridLab) and Dr. Amol Phadke (Senior Scientist and Affiliate, Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley) will present their findings from a paper they co-authored on how the United States can supply 90% of its fuel needs from renewable sources by the year 2035. This incredible achievement could be attained, they argue, with existing technology and without increasing consumer bills or needing new fossil fuel plants.
6/18 Better Buildings’ Evaporative Cooling for Lab Design: Balancing the Use of Energy and Water
Better Buildings will also have a webinar on Thursday June 18th entitled “Evaporative Cooling for Lab Design: Balancing the Use of Energy and Water”. This webinar will explore the impact that evaporative cooling systems have on energy and water consumption of a property through two case studies.
6/18 USGBC’s Middle Atlantic – Women in Green
USGBC celebrates the women who are leaders in their disciplines in 2020! Following leadership, design, and economic empowerment in the last three months, in June the focus switches to green business in “USGBC Middle Atlantic – Women in Green”. Sign up to hear from a panel of industry leaders and explore USGBC’s hashtag for the month of June (#WIGstandup2020). Confirmed panelists include Julia Gisewite, Chief Sustainability Officer, Turner Construction; Vlada Kenniff, Vice President for Energy and Sustainability, Capital Projects | Energy and Sustainability, New York City Housing Authority; Amanda Nesheiwat, Deputy Director of Sustainability and Community Outreach, Hudson County (New Jersey) Improvement Authority; and Jodi Smits Anderson, Director of Sustainability, Dormitory Authority, State of NY.
6/19 ULI’s Breathing New Life into Old Bones: Toolkit for Building Repositioning
The Urban Land Institute will present a critically important webinar on retrofitting existing properties for new uses called “Breathing New Life into Old Bones: Toolkit for Building Repositioning” on June 19th. This webinar will explain how investing in old properties and bringing them into the 21st century is an underutilized avenue for profit, and provides expert guidance on transforming low-value properties into portfolio standouts.
6/29-7/2 Better Buildings’ 2020 ASHRAE Virtual Conference
Due to health concerns, the annual ASHRAE conference has been moved online. This means that “attendees” can access all content virtually, rather than having to travel to a remote destination. This is a great opportunity for anyone in the electrical engineering field to learn and network.