As COVID-19 rapidly affects daily life and to ensure the health and safety of our employees, clients and our community, Slipstream is postponing in-person events. We wish all our clients the best of health and safety during this time.

Please join us for live online events listed below, browse our archive of past events, or learn anytime, anywhere with our on-demand webinars and videos.

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Rocky Mountain Utility Exchange

September 29  •  Online course
Rocky Mountain Utility Exchange facilitates a networking and professional development conference for staff representatives of energy and water utilities serving Colorado who are responsible for the design and delivery of customer-centric utility programs, including resource efficiency, load management/growth, distributed energy, and customer/member service operations. Slipstream's Lisa Pucelik will be featured on a panel regarding evaporative coolers. 
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Improve your commercial light levels and save on cost

September 29  •  Online course
How much lighting energy do commercial buildings use annually? What building types are ideal for adjusting light levels? We partnered with the Minnesota Department of Commerce, Division of Energy Resources through the Conservation Applied Research and Development (CARD) program to answer these questions and discover the best conservation improvement program opportunities and resources so Minnesotans can optimize their light levels and save on costs.
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Virtual Energy Efficiency Forum Part 2: Common ventilation issues and heat recovery opportunities

October 1  •  Online course
Available credits: AFE, BOC, BOMI, WI PE
Facility HVAC operations often include conditioning outdoor air for ventilation purposes and may also include the exhausting of air from the building. Inappropriate control of either of these processes can result in underperforming, energy intensive building operations. This webinar will detail the interdependencies of outdoor air and exhaust air operations. You will learn how to recognize energy conservation opportunities for these types of operations. Additionally, we will cover the concepts of heat recovery and thermal energy storage.
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Equity and Clean Energy

October 6  •  Online course
Learn how states and programs in the Midwest and across the country are ensuring equitable access to clean energy technologies and programs. What is working and how can we further adopt these principles and strategies in Wisconsin? 
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Virtual Energy Efficiency Forum Part 3: Building control strategies

October 8  •  Online course
Available credits: AFE, BOC, BOMI, WI PE
Building Automation Systems (BAS) are the new age HVAC control systems, which dictate the operation of our HVAC equipment. These sophisticated systems provide many benefits that legacy control systems do not. This webinar will introduce you to the opportunities that a BAS provides and offer tips on how to utilize BAS to maximum performance, minimize energy consumption, and make life easier on the building operator.
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Building Toward Zero Carbon with Grid Flexibility

October 14  •  Online course
What building technologies are going to be needed to propel us toward state and utility goals of net zero carbon by 2050? We will focus on grid-interactive efficient buildings and highlight specific emerging technologies that will both provide flexibility on the demand side and engage customers more with their utilities. Learn how homes and businesses will serve as a significant asset to the grid of the future.
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Energy Winners and Losers

October 21  •  Online course
As the nation heads towards Election Day, will climate and energy policy shape electoral politics? What policy proposals are generating buzz and which ones will make the biggest impact towards actually reducing emissions? 
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Wisconsin Uniform Dwelling Code deep dive: air sealing

October 27  •  Online course
Air sealing makes a big impact on a home’s durability and comfort. Why should you inspect for UDC air sealing requirements or know if your approach to air sealing delivers high quality? In this webinar, you’ll become thoroughly familiar with the UDC single family air sealing requirements. Proper air sealing and insulation work together to deliver energy efficiency. This course gives you a close look at the UDC’s air sealing techniques so that you know you’re building to high standards. We’ll show you the “why” behind the code requirement. We’ll also walk you through what materials to use, where to use them, and how to install them to meet the code requirements.
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From process to profit: prove the business case for sustainable manufacturing

October 28  •  Online course
Available credits: AFE, BOC, BOMI, WI PE
Successful manufacturers know that productivity matters. Not just productive people, but making energy and other resources work hard for your business. Sustainability drives proven results for manufacturers. If you are struggling to integrate sustainable practices into your management systems, this webinar will show you how to get more from your energy and your resources. Discover the link between improved profitability, energy and resource efficiency and carbon. You’ll learn how to leverage standard processes you already use to improve energy and resource efficiency. Define and prioritize your next improvements using common, intensity-based KPI’s. We’ll show you how to normalize energy and resource use.
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Compete, save energy, succeed. Better Plants® shows you how.

October 29  •  Online course
Available credits: AFE, BOC, BOMI, WI PE
What do 14 other Wisconsin companies know that could help you cut energy waste by 25%? Join us for an introduction to the Better Plants program and discover: •    Free, proven tools that empower you to save energy – in your building, and in your processes. •    Success stories from companies who’ve overcome the same challenges you face •    How to earn recognition for your energy savings. Make your company a national environmental leader.

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September 15  • 
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Focus on Energy: BOC Level I

Building Operator Certification (BOC) online training includes nearly 74 hours of live, instructor-led lecture and project work (7.4 CEUs) in building systems operation and maintenance. Each course in the series is completed in consecutive two-day online training sessions.

September 23  • 
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Focus on Energy: Introduction to Motors, Fans & Pumps with VFD Opportunities

Motors are responsible for more than 60% of the energy consumed in commercial buildings and manufacturing facilities. Understanding and optimizing fan and pumping systems will provide significant opportunities in reducing energy costs.

October 13  • 
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Focus on Energy: HVAC Applications for Commercial, Small Industrial, Schools & Gov't Facilities

The goal of this course is to provide the student with a clear understanding of the typical HVAC systems found in commercial and small industrial settings. In particular; we will identify applications for each system, the components of the systems, how they operate, how they are controlled and how they can be optimized for energy efficiency.

October 27  • 
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Focus on Energy: Operations and Maintenance Practices for Energy Efficiency

The goal of this course is to provide the student with a clear understanding of recommended operations and maintenance protocol and procedures to drive operational efficiency and prolong equipment life.