Program Webinars

These webinars come from MEEA's program activities.

Advanced Lighting Webinar: Small Business Lighting Programs

Small businesses can pose special challenges for lighting efficiency program designers because of their unique barriers to participation. The standard audit and rebate approach does not sufficiently address these customers’ needs for customization, high-touch outreach, a large network of trade allies and special financing. Hear from two Midwest utility programs that have effectively cracked the small business code and have the results to prove it.

Combined Heat and Power Opportunities in Wastewater Treatment Plants

On October 25, 2016 MEEA partnered with SWEEP to host a wastewater treatment-focused webinar on the opportunity for combined heat and power (CHP) applications at these facilities. Speakers included:

2016 Inspiring Efficiency Award Winners: Education

In the final installment of the 2016 IEA Winners webinar series, we chatted with the teams from Columbia Water & Light and Alliant Energy. 

Columbia Water & Light created a marketing contest, working with public middle school students in the gifted education program. The goal of the project was twofold: to present energy efficiency marketing messages to customers in a fun way that showcased local youth’s creativity and to teach future problem-solvers to think about energy efficiency and incorporate it into their own lives. 

2016 Inspiring Efficiency Award Winners: Innovation & Leadership

In the second installment of the 2016 IEA Winners webinar series, we profile Leadership Award winner Rick Sites (Ohio Hospital Association) and the Innovation Award-winning team from AEP Ohio, whose Bid4Efficiency Program is the first utility program in the country to utilize a real-time online reverse auction to allocate energy efficiency dollars.

2016 Inspiring Efficiency Award Winners: Impact & Marketing

In this webinar, we meet the team behind ComEd's Impact Award-winning Small Business Energy Savings (SBES) program, which has achieved an unprecedented 400 GWh in savings and helped over 20,500 customers since its inception. Then Marketing Award winners, Consumers Energy, discuss their Smart Energy Challenge, an engagement program which uses multiple approaches including community-based outreach and a rewards website.


Inspiring Efficiency Awards: Tips for Writing a Winning Application

Each year, the Inspiring Efficiency Awards honor the best and brightest in the Midwest energy efficiency community. Make your application its strongest with this webinar featuring IEA application reviewers. Our speakers take a detailed look at the award categories, criteria, tips and common pitfalls in the IEA application process and field questions from the audience.


MEEA Program Committee Quarterly Calls

The attached files are the slides from MEEA Program Committee conference calls on the following dates:

May 28, 2015

MEEA conducted a survey of the Program Committee to guide the direction of the committee. Here are some of the key findings discussed on the webinar:

Quarterly Advanced Lighting Webinar: Driving Quality & Quantity though Advanced Lighting Programs

MEEA’s quarterly advanced lighting webinar series continues with a look at the breadth of lighting incentive programs underway throughout the United States.

Building Operator Certification: The Career Development and Energy Saving Benefits of Multifamily Targeted Educational Trainings

Building Operator Certification® (BOC) is a nationally-recognized training and certification program focusing on energy efficient building operations and preventative maintenance procedures. Facilities with BOC graduates are proven to save energy, have lower energy bills and offer an improved comfort for occupants. The BOC program is administered in the Midwest by MEEA.

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