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Energy Management Workshop with Center for Congregations

April 22, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

To acknowledge Earth Day during our current stay-at-home circumstances, the Center for Congregations is inviting Certified Energy Manager Colby May to present a live online workshop on energy management. You can work on reducing energy usage and help your congregation and community save money. Colby will also discuss changes you can make in your facilities and your homes during the stay-at-home order.

Date and time: 10:30 a.m.-Noon (Eastern) on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. This is a live online workshop. https://centerforcongregations.org/workshop/save-energy-and-money-while-sheltering-and-beyond

Cost: Free

Intended outcomes: According to the EPA 30% of our energy use is wasted, which means this energy can be recaptured through no-cost behavioral changes. Colby will discuss ways you can impact energy use immediately.

Outline of session:

  1. The basics of energy management and churches
  2. Utility bill check, rate schedule analysis, peak demand, portfolio manager
  3. Basics of HVAC
  4. Basics of Lighting
  5. Controls – strategies to enhance energy use.
  6. Plug load
  7. Building envelope.


April 22, 2020
10:30 am - 12:00 pm