Government Workshop on Efficiency

Posted by Trish Riley, May 19, 2009

On Thursday, May 21, 2009, EPA is hosting a webcast for local governments entitled “Integrating Energy Efficiency into New and Existing Homes.”

The webcast will provide an overview of EPA’s ENERGY STAR programs for new
and existing homes. In addition, communities will showcase how they
integrate energy efficient practices into their residential sector. The
webcast will conclude with a question and answer session. Background
information for new and existing homes is available at:


The webcast will be held on May 21, 2009, from 2:00 – 3:30 PM (Eastern).

Priority for registration will be given to local and regional government
staff and officials. If multiple staff from your agency wish to
participate, please share one computer and phone line. EPA will record and
post the webcast on its Clean Energy website for interested parties who are
not able to participate during the live training.

To register for the webcast, send an e-mail with your name and your
organization to You will receive an email
notification within 48 hours with a confirmation of your registration.

EPA’s Local Climate and Energy program hosts regular monthly training
webcasts on specific clean energy topics. Upcoming webcast topics include
energy efficiency in K-12 schools, combined heat and power, transportation
control measures, smart growth, and urban heat islands. For more
information or to view past webcasts, visit: