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A Framework for Determining Causality & Attribution for EE & Renewable Programs Download 
Focuses on methods to determine how much and who gets the credit for energy savings from energy efficiency and renewable programs. Click here to view video
9/9/2010
A Framework for Determining Causality & Attribution for EE & Renewable Programs (audio) Download 
Focuses on methods to determine how much and who gets the credit for energy savings from energy efficiency and renewable programs.
9/9/2010
A National Assessment of Demand Response Potential Download 
Learn more about a new report, commissioned by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), providing state-by-state and national estimates of DR potential under multiple technology and policy scenarios.
10/15/2009
A National Assessment of Demand Response Potential (audio) Download 
Learn more about a new report, commissioned by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), providing state-by-state and national estimates of DR potential under multiple technology and policy scenarios.
10/15/2009
ACEEE's Summer Study Recap Download 
Provides an overview of some of the high-level themes covered at the conference held in Asilomar August 17-22, 2008.
10/2/2008
ACEEE's Summer Study Recap (Audio) Download 
Audio file for ACEEE's Summer Study Recap.
10/2/2008
Achieving Deep Refrigeration Energy Savings in the Grocery Market Download 
Discusses the programmatic approach required to gain traction and succeed in the grocery market, different areas of potential in the market, and the attendant benefits associated with operating an integrated DSM program that addresses grocery. Click here to watch video
12/9/2010
Achieving Deep Refrigeration Energy Savings in the Grocery Market (audio) Download 
Discusses the programmatic approach required to gain traction and succeed in the grocery market, different areas of potential in the market, and the attendant benefits associated with operating an integrated DSM program that addresses grocery.
12/9/2010
Achieving DSM Standards: Defining, Managing, and Implementing Standard Measure Calculations Download 
Utilities with deep DSM experience and utilities new to DSM struggle to define, manage, and implement standard measure calculations. This Brown Bag explores the challenges, issues, and opportunities in managing and implementing standard measure calculations. WATCH THE VIDEO
7/26/2012
Advanced Power Strips: What We Know and What We Want to Find Out Download 
This Brown Bag summarizes and shares information from studies conducted from 2005 - 2010, as well as very recently completed and ongoing research. Learn about the performance of the technology itself, an overview of some of the efficiency programs that are promoting power strips, information gaps that currently exist, as well as a description of some of the research that is going on to try fill those gaps. WATCH THE VIDEO
4/19/2012
AESP's NEW Commission Database Demo Download 
Join us for a demonstration of our newest member benefit - a comprehensive commission database that monitors statewide rulemakings related to energy efficiency, Smart Grid and renewables in all 50 states. We walk through the robust features of this database & show you how to quickly & easily search for filings, rulings & orders; generate customized reports; enter hearings into your calendar & more.WATCH THE VIDEO
AMI: Determining Value in Monitoring and Visual Display Download 
presents case studies of leading monitoring and visual display tools that are being used in different regions to meet different objectives.
5/7/2009
AMI: Determining Value in Monitoring and Visual Display (audio) Download 
Presents case studies of leading monitoring and visual display tools that are being used in different regions to meet different objectives.
5/7/2009
Applying Experimental Design to Behavior-based Programs Brown Bag Download 
This Brown Bag offers perspectives from industry leaders and practitioners on applying best practices in experimental design to obtain rigorous results at high levels of confidence for behavior-based programs. WATCH THE VIDEO
8/25/2011
Award Winning Implementation Programs Download 
Attendees will learn about Puget Sound Energy's Contractor Alliance Network and Southern California Edison's Upstream HVAC Incentive Program. WATCH THE RECORDING
5/1/2014
Award Winning Marketing Programs - What does it Take? Download 
During its 24th National Conference & Expo, AESP was honored to recognize innovative marketing and communications programs in the areas of Residential and Commercial & Industrial energy efficiency. During this Brown Bag, you will hear from the recipients of this coveted award. WATCH THE RECORDING
4/24/2014
Award-winning Energy Efficiency Programs: Session I Download 
Features winners for AESP's 2011 Energy Awards - Midwest Energy's How$mart® program; Puget Sound Energy's Resource Conservation Manager (RCM) program; and Baltimore Gas & Electric's Smart Energy Pricing Pilot program. WATCH THE VIDEO
4/14/2011
Award-winning Energy Efficiency Programs: Session II (audio) Download 
Features winners from AESP's 2011 Energy Awards - OPOWER's 3.0 program and the Mass Save program.
4/21/2011
Award-winning Energy Efficiency Programs: What does it take? Download 
Hear from the 2013 winners & learn what sets their programs apart from others. Don't miss this opportunity to hear from those who represent the "Best in Class" in energy efficiency. Nationals Grid's ENERGY STAR® 20th Anniversary Celebration - Con Edison's CoolNYC - NEEP's DesignLights & Franklin Energy Services Benlink™. WATCH THE VIDEO
6/27/2013
Best Practices in Energy Efficiency Program Screening Download 
This is a high level overview of NHPC's most recent white paper, Best Practices in Energy Efficiency Program Screening: How to Ensure that the Value of Energy Efficiency is Properly Accounted For. Speakers then provided a unique perspective on cost-effectiveness tests and program screening as it relates to the white paper. WATCH THE VIDEO
11/8/2012
Best Practices in Labeling and Reducing Energy Use in Consumer Products and Commercial Buildings Download 
Helps program implementers and policy makers in North America find inspiration for new programs from energy efficiency and climate change prevention efforts in other countries.
6/4/2009
Brain Fire - Innovative Marketing Ideas From Outside Our Industry Download 
In this fast-paced session, four speakers from the topic committee dissect ideas culled from outside our industry in exciting 10-minute presentations designed to inspire. What makes these ideas cool? What are the fundamental elements that led to innovation? How might we apply them to DSM marketing? WATCH THE RECORDING
7/17/2014
Capturing Savings in the Small Business Market Download 
This Brown Bag will feature today's most innovative approaches for overcoming market barriers and tapping into the savings potential of small business customers. WATCH THE RECORDING
9/25/2014
Catching the Big Fish - How to Get the large C&I customers in the Boat Download 
Learn how others are attracting and retaining large C & I customers in energy efficiency programs. LISTEN TO THE AUDIO
8/8/2013
Categorizing Behavior Change and Lessons Learned from the Business Sector Download 
During Part 1 of this 2 series Brown Bag, Andrea Horwatt & Patrice Ignelzi give an overview of important definitions in relation to behavior change and types of program mechanisms. Linda Dethman presents lessons learned from efforts to change energy-related behaviors in the workplace. WATCH THE RECORDING
10/10/2013
CFLs: Charting the Next Evolution in Measuring Energy Savings Contributions Download 
Feature two presentations covering areas of CFL study that demonstrate the changing perspectives on contributions accorded CFLs within utility-based energy conservation & efficiency programs
10/23/2008
CFLs: Charting the Next Evolution in Measuring Energy Savings Contributions (Audio) Download 
Audio file for CFLs: Charting the Next Evolution in Measuring Energy Savings Contributions.
10/23/2008
Collaborative Groups: Harnessing the Power of Many Download 
This Brown Bag will provide insight into best practices and lessons learned from collaborative groups via a panel discussion with representatives from a sample of states. WATCH THE RECORDING
12/19/2013
Communication Key to Customer Satisfaction & Engagement But-what, how, when? Download 
We've all heard that communication and offering customers choices impacts satisfaction, but what does that really mean? What kind of communication makes the biggest impact? How often? In what format? Using what channels and which technologies? Our experienced panel will share the why, the what and the how of achieving results. WATCH THE VIDEO
4/11/2013
Community-based Marketing Programs that Get Results Download 
Features a discussion showcasing some great utility and public benefit case studies of community-based marketing programs that get results. WATCH THE VIDEO
3/10/2011
Community-based Marketing Programs that Get Results (audio) Download 
Features a discussion showcasing some great utility and public benefit case studies of community-based marketing programs that get results.
3/10/2011
Completing Your Commercial Building Portfolio w/ Whole Building Assessment Download 
Addresses three successful whole building assessment concepts in a fashion that will give members ideas on how to complete their commercial building portfolios.
11/20/2008
Completing Your Commercial Building Portfolio with Whole Building Assessment (Audio) Download 
Audio file for Completing Your Commercial Building Portfolio with Whole Building Assessment.
11/20/2008
Continue the Conversation Download 
For this unique session, we've gathered three top contributors in implementation, evaluation and policy to answer your burning questions! Evaluator Mike Messenger, implementer Rich Barnes and regulator Carmen Best are each highly experienced in their fields with over 60 years of combined experience in energy efficiency. WATCH THE RECORDING
10/29/2013
Cost Effectiveness: Applying the Best and Most Accurate Tests Download 
Learn which cost effectiveness test is the best to use in today's environment and how to model integrated programs and renewable technologies. WATCH THE VIDEO
12/8/2011
Customer Engagement and Program Management: Insights from Utilities Download 
Need to improve customer satisfaction? Facing higher energy-efficiency targets? Required to prove cost effectiveness? Learn how an IOU in the West and a large municipal utility in the East are meeting these challenges. WATCH THE VIDEO
7/18/2013
Demand Response to the Rescue: How Demand Response helped to keep the lights on this Summer Download 
Experts from several of the nation's regional system operators to discuss their experiences this summer with demand response and how DR helped to keep the lights on during a season that included unprecedented heat waves, hurricanes and earthquakes. WATCH THE VIDEO
11/10/2011
Demand Response Update from the Nation's ISOs Download 
Shares experiences regarding demand response program implementation efforts at the various ISOs
10/29/2009
Demand Response Update from the Nation's ISOs (audio) Download 
Shares experiences regarding demand response program implementation efforts at the various ISOs
10/29/2009
Do's and Don'ts of being an Effective Moderator Download 
The Brown Bag provides an overview of the top do's and don'ts for moderating, including: understanding panelists' presentation topics, getting to know panelists, fostering cross-panel collaboration, involving panelists equally and appropriately, and managing difficult questions or dead spots in conversation, among other topics. WATCH THE RECORDING
10/28/2014
DOE High Performance Windows Volume Purchase Program Download 
Features an overview of the DOE High Performance Windows Volume Purchase program and how companies can benefit from it. WATCH THE VIDEO
5/26/2011
Driving Down the Cost of Identifying Commercial Building EE Opportunities Using Energy Analytics Download 
Experts from E Source, National Grid and Retroficiency will attempt to make sense of the myriad of energy analytics solutions in the market and potential applications. WATCH THE VIDEO
4/12/2012
DSM for Beginners Download 
If you are new to the industry, join us for a very high level discussion on DSM for Beginners. WATCH THE VIDEO
3/22/2012
Economic Stimulus Package: What Does it Mean for Energy Efficiency Download 
Provides the specifics on the bill as they relate to energy efficiency, renewables and smart grid investment.
2/26/2009
Economic Stimulus Package: What Does it Mean for Energy Efficiency (Audio) Download 
Audio file for Economic Stimulus Package: What Does it Mean for Energy Efficiency.
2/26/2009
EE Strategies to Tame the Big Data Center Beast Download 
In this new era of Big Data, data centers are a growing industry. With these centralized "energy hogs" popping up everywhere, there is an opportunity to influence how these data centers are designed and operated. This Brown Bag covers the anatomy of a data center, how to identify energy efficiency opportunities in data centers, modeling software programs and more. WATCH THE RECORDING
6/26/2014
Effective Presentation Skills Download 
Learn about effective presentation skills. WATCH THE VIDEO
12/12/2011
Effective Presentation Skills Brown Bag Download 
Today's tech-savvy audiences are getting increasingly sophisticated and tougher to impress every day. In fact, creating and delivering well-structured, professional presentations is not only vital to your message - it's expected. If you are scheduled to speak at one of AESP's upcoming conferences or other industry events, this Brown Bag is for you. WATCH THE VIDEO
9/20/2012
Effective Presentation Skills: Design & Delivery Download 
Learn tips and tricks to deliver effective presentations through simplicity and storytelling. We cover planning tips to help turn a complicated white paper or concept into an engaging presentation, design ideas to help your presentation software enhance rather than distract and delivery skills to make it all seem effortless and fun. WATCH THE VIDEO
3/14/2013
Effectively Communicating Evaluation Results: Tips and tools for ensuring evaluation use Download 
Learn essential "do's" and "don'ts" in reporting and presenting findings and explore cutting-edge communication practices in energy efficiency evaluation and other sectors. WATCH THE VIDEO
10/27/2011
EISA: The End of Residential Lighting Programs Download 
The 2007 EISA set new efficiency standards for general service light bulbs, requiring that bulbs be 25-30% more efficient than the currently available incandescent technology. The three year phase-in begins in January 2012, and has already begun in California, which accelerated the requirements by a year. This brown bag brings together the perspectives of a program implementer, utility DSM manager, and evaluator. WATCH THE VIDEO
2/10/2011
EISA: The End of Residential Lighting Programs (audio) Download 
The 2007 EISA set new efficiency standards for general service light bulbs, requiring that bulbs be 25-30% more efficient than the currently available incandescent technology. The three year phase-in begins in January 2012, and has already begun in California, which accelerated the requirements by a year. This brown bag brings together the perspectives of a program implementer, utility DSM manager, and evaluator.
2/10/2011
Empowering Trade Allies in DSM Programs Download 
During the Brown Bag, the speakers provide insights on what tactics and tools they have used in delivering SBDI programs to boast performance and increase energy savings and the role information system technology plays in increasing program transparency and in driving deeper energy savings. WATCH THE RECORDING
7/10/2014
Energy Efficiency Evaluation: Getting to Know the Uniform Methods Project Download 
Participants will get a closer look at the U.S. DOE's Uniform Methods Project which has created a set of detailed protocols for determining energy savings from the most commonly implement efficiency programs. WATCH THE RECORDING
5/22/2014
Energy Efficiency Marketing - Moving past the peanut butter approach Download 
During this Brown Bag utilities and their service providers will discuss how they are considering using propensity scoring to cost-effectively market energy efficiency improvements. WATCH THE RECORDING
11/7/2013
Energy Efficiency Trade Associations: An Executive Director Roundtable Download 
This Brown Bag offers AESP members an opportunity to explore several topics pertinent to EE trade associations. WATCH THE RECORDING
12/5/2013
ENERGY STAR® Award-Winning Retailers Continue to Raise the Bar Download 
Hear from national retailers that are recipients of awards, such as ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year, Sustained Excellence, Appliance Partner of the Year & others. Speakers discuss their unique successes & plans for a new collaboration, the ENERGY STAR Retail Action Council, to support the advancement of energy efficiency & facilitate utility & energy efficiency providers programs. WATCH THE VIDEO
5/23/2013
Energy Workforce Development and Education Download 
As Baby Boomers retire, organizations should make it a priority to transfer knowledge from existing employees to the new ones who will lead them in the future. During this Brown Bag speakers discuss some successful workforce development initiatives. WATCH THE VIDEO
7/12/2012
EPA's Forthcoming 111(d) Standards Download 
The purpose of this Brown Bag - to address how 111(d) might impact the demand-side industry. WATCH THE RECORDING
6/19/2014
Evaluation Today! Challenges, Solutions, and Gaps Download 
Learn about the evaluation issues challenging the field, and about some of the strategies and frameworks that are helping address gaps posed by new applications, behavioral programs, program evolution, market complexities, and other issues. Click here to view video
12/2/2010
Evaluation Today! Challenges, Solutions, and Gaps MP3 Download 
Learn about the evaluation issues challenging the field, and about some of the strategies and frameworks that are helping address gaps posed by new applications, behavioral programs, program evolution, market complexities, and other issues.
12/2/2010
Everything You Wanted to Know about AESP Topic Committees Download 
Learn about the vibrant member-run TCs that play an important role in AESP. Each leader will present brief overviews on their committee's mission and activities, and answer all your TC questions. WATCH THE RECORDING
12/11/2014
Exploring your AESP Member Benefits Download 
A brief overview of the current AESP member benefits.
10/25/2012
Federal Commercial Lighting Requirements and Impacts Download 
This Brown Bag examines the exact federal requirements, examines if program administrators can still claim early retirement savings on T-12 bulbs over the next few years, and what the next generation of commercial lighting programs will look like. WATCH THE VIDEO
6/28/2012
Financing Emerges as a Tool for Utility Programs Download 
The past five years have seen a plethora of energy efficiency financing programs. Momentum grows, but questions about the potential scale of financing as a solution are not yet resolved. Speakers involved in energy efficiency financing provide their perspective on a range of financing programs. WATCH THE RECORDING
9/19/2013
Free-ridership in EE Programs: Where are we now? Download 
The Brown Bag presents three short perspectives on how NTG, free-ridership, and spillover is viewed within the industry. WATCH THE VIDEO
6/7/2012
Future of Energy Efficiency in the Pacific Northwest Download 
Hear about the last 30 years of energy conservation efforts in the Northwest, including state, regional, & federally supported programs. Moving from an analysis of past & present challenges into future opportunities for growth in EE programs.
2/21/2013
Greenhouse Gas Calculations and Calculators Download 
Compares different kinds of GHG calculators applied to the energy services industry, focusing on how GHG calculators work and how they are used to measure the societal benefits of alternative energy programs and technologies.
8/8/2008
Greenhouse Gas Calculations and Calculators (Audio) Download 
Audio for Greenhouse Gas Calculations and Calculators.
8/7/2008
Highlights from AESP's 2013 State of the Industry Report Download 
The Brown Bag featured a compelling and intelligent exploration of a variety of topics facing our industry now and in the coming years, such as historically low natural gas prices, the decline of residential sector, the retreat of ARRA funding, increased codes and standards, and the need for more sophisticated marketing strategies. WATCH THE VIDEO
5/9/2013
How Can Market Research & Evaluation Help the Smart Grid Succeed with Customers? Download 
Highlights how the application of market research and evaluation methods can improve the success of Smart Metering/AMI introduction. Click here to view video
11/18/2010
How Can Market Research & Evaluation Help the Smart Grid Succeed with Customers? (audio) Download 
Highlights how the application of market research and evaluation methods can improve the success of Smart Metering/AMI introduction.
11/18/2010
How EM&V Ramp-Up Has Impacted Arkansas Energy Efficiency Efforts Download 
This Brown Bag will feature a panel discussion of PWC participants to assess the challenges of developing the EM&V framework while meeting business needs or organizational responsibilities. WATCH THE RECORDING
12/12/2013
How the Building Intelligence Quotient (BiQ) Complements Green & Sustainable Buildings Download 
Describe the background, the collaborative developsment process and key features of the BiQ and also present an analysis of the results of beta testing on a building portfolio.
10/22/2009
How the Building Intelligence Quotient (BiQ) Complements Green & Sustainable Buildings (audio) Download 
Describes the background, the collaborative development process and key features of the BiQ and also present an analysis of the results of beta testing on a building portfolio.
10/22/2009
How to be an Effective Moderator Download 
We cover what your objectives are as a moderator, the do's and don'ts of moderating, and what your role and responsibilities will be. Whether a first timer or experienced moderator, or desire to be a selected as a moderator in the future, you will benefit from the experience of the presenters and should pick up a good tip or two. WATCH THE VIDEO
8/21/2012
How to Write a Winning Abstract Download 
Learn tips and techniques on how to write an effective abstract. Understand how abstracts are chosen, the critical information that must be included, what the Program Planning Committee looks for and more. WATCH THE VIDEO
3/13/2012
Implementing EE Programs in New York's & Maine's Multifamily Buildings Sector Download 
Learn how two programs have overcome these barriers and resulted in high rates of participation and significant energy savings. WATCH THE VIDEO
11/15/2012
Improving the Usage of Market Intelligence in EE Program Design Download 
This Brown Bag discussion aims to: Highlight key market trends in intelligence gathering; Walk through past market segmentation and analysis projects to highlight lessons learned; and Discuss best practices in incorporating market intelligence into efficiency program design and deployment. WATCH THE RECORDING
10/24/2013
Increasing Electricity Productivity: Myths, Barriers & Solutions Download 
Discusses results of RMI's electricity productivity study as well as results of ACEEE's State Energy Efficiency Policy Scorecard.
12/18/2008
Increasing Electricity Productivity: Myths, Barriers & Solutions (Audio) Download 
Audio file for Increasing Electricity Productivity: Myths, Barriers & Solutions.
12/18/2008
Industrial Retrocommissioning - Eye-Opening, Energy-Saving Download 
This Brown Bag demonstrated how a Retrocommissioning program can be successfully applied to industrial customers and accomplish results that are realizable, applicable to other facilities and technologies, and have significant impact on the bottom line. WATCH THE VIDEO
12/13/2012
Innovation in Commercial Whole Building Programs Download 
In 2010, FortisBC launched the Building Optimization Program. The speakers describe their first hand experience & lessons learned in designing & launching the program from scratch in a dual fuel, semi-rural territory. WATCH THE VIDEO
9/13/2012
Innovative School Building Retrofit Programs: How to get them done during tough economic times Download 
If your organization is proposing or in the midst of a lighting retrofit project for educational institutions, learn from experts who are fresh out of successful implementations. WATCH THE VIDEO
9/1/2011
Integrated Demand-Side Management: Developments & Early Lessons Download 
Hear how the expansive nature of IDSM has implications to various market actors, how one utility is test driving the IDSM concept with its existing EE and DR programs, and a regulatory perspective on implementation challenges to understand a broader set of measures and activities that have interactions that must be teased out and properly attributed. WATCH THE VIDEO
5/3/2012
Integrating Demand Response and Renewables Download 
Demand response is increasingly being viewed as an important resource to meet these needs. This Brown Bag explores some of the business issues associated with using DR for renewable integration. WATCH THE RECORDING
6/12/2014
Integrating LEDs into Utility Programs Download 
Addresses various applications and how LEDs have been included in utility programs historically and potentially into the future. WATCH THE VIDEO
7/21/2011
International Approaches to Energy Efficiency and Demand Response Download 
We explore approaches to energy efficiency and demand response from an international perspective. WATCH THE VIDEO
10/13/2011
It's a Wrap: Winding Down Incentive Programs While Maintaining Industry Momentum Download 
In 2012, MA regulators developed the System of Assurance of Net Metering Eligibility, which serves as a net metering queue to ensure that businesses, communities, and other entities developing renewable and alternative energy facilities will be eligible for net metering services when their projects are complete, assuming they can meet and maintain certain requirements. WATCH THE RECORDING
2/20/2014
It's Not the Humidity, It's the Heat: Regulatory Climates of the Southwest Download 
Hear from experts about regulatory environments in Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico and how they affect DSM and renewables programs. Each speaker will discuss what is currently going on in each of these states and what that means for the future of our industry. WATCH THE VIDEO
5/21/2013
It's the Thermostat Stupid! Download 
The speaker discusses a new concept that may possibly change what customers think about heating, cooling, and water heating loads, the way consumers view and manage these costs, and the way home energy efficiency retrofits are monitored for results. WATCH THE RECORDING
12/18/2014
LEDs - Ready for Liftoff? Download 
During this Brown Bag speakers discuss opportunities LEDs represent within your energy efficiency lighting programs and the paramount importance of lighting quality as perceived by customers. WATCH THE RECORDING
3/27/2014
Lessons Learned in Developing Functional Evaluation Capabilities Download 
Speakers discussed: Methods or Processes for deciding what types of evaluation services may be needed during roll out of new EE programs; Integration of Evaluators into Design & Rollout; Setting up a schedule for Reasonable reporting goals or reports from evaluators for years 1, 2, 3; Care and feeding of the Regulators and more. WATCH THE RECORDING
9/4/2014
Local Government Financing for Energy Efficiency and Renewables Download 
Learn how programs were implemented, their impacts, and lessons learned from the leading programs in the country.
Local Government Financing for Energy Efficiency and Renewables (audio) Download 
5/21/2009
Making ENERGY STAR® Certified Pool Pumps Part of Your HEP Download 
Learn how two CA utility programs have made energy-efficient pool pumps a successful component of their Home Energy Performance (HEP) programs. WATCH THE RECORDING
10/23/2014
Making the Grade Download 
Receive practical advice for launching your own school-based energy education programs. WATCH THE VIDEO
12/15/2011
Managing an In-Home Energy Display Pilot Project Download 
Presents the challenges in both design and implementation for conducting an in-home energy display market test. Our three presenters will cover issues to address design, the necessity for clear goals and objectives, lessons learned in the areas of project design, participant acquisition, participant communication, contractor involvement and analysis.
7/9/2009
Managing an In-Home Energy Display Pilot Project (audio) Download 
Presents the challenges in both design and implementation for conducting an in-home energy display market test. Our three presenters will cover issues to address design, the necessity for clear goals and objectives, lessons learned in the areas of project design, participant acquisition, participant communication, contractor involvement and analysis.
7/9/2009
Measuring the Impact of Market Transformation Download 
Presents case studies and invite discussion about measuring and attributing market impacts that may include everything from encouraging new technologies to changing codes or standards. WATCH THE VIDEO
6/23/2011
Missed Opportunities in Energy Efficiency and Demand Response Marketing Download 
Addresses key methods and opportunities overlooked within current marketing paradigms and executions. WATCH THE VIDEO
5/5/2011
Moving beyond 'Better than Code' Download 
Learn about California's innovative, first in-the-nation initiative to align residential new construction programs with Zero Net Energy (ZNE) goals. Speakers discuss the analysis performed to determine this structure as well as other bells and whistles included in the new program design.
2/27/2014
Moving Toward Zero Energy Commercial Buildings Download 
Shares information on promising technologies and what research has demonstrated works and doesn't work.
11/19/2009
Moving Toward Zero Energy Commercial Buildings (audio) Download 
Shares information on promising technologies and what research has demonstrated works and doesn't work.
11/19/2009
NAESB Standards for Measurement & Verification of Demand Side Resources Download 
This Brown Bag brings together experts who will explain developments in M&V standards for demand response and energy efficiency WATCH THE VIDEO
11/17/2011
New Breakthroughs in Integrated Marketing Download 
The speakers discuss different approaches to integrated marketing across different types of utility-based energy efficiency programs. WATCH THE VIDEO
8/23/2012
New Electric Water Heating Technologies Download 
Given the expanded need for DR strategies, the newest generation of electric water heaters offer a compelling combination of features that are designed to meet the needs of residential customers while offering higher efficiency, more sophisticated control options and Smart Grid connectivity. Speakers identify ways in which to incorporate new water heating technologies into existing DSM and DR programs.
2/28/2013
New Homes Programs - Going beyond the STAR? Download 
Shares information on their new homes programs, what drove the planning and design process for the programs, why or why not ENERGY STAR standards are included as part of the program platform as well as program results to date, savings per home and plans going forward. WATCH THE VIDEO
8/18/2011
Non-Energy Benefits (NEB) for Low Income Energy Efficiency Programs Download 
Provides information on the "state of the art" and issues in the area of NEBs. Click here to view the video
9/2/2010
Non-Energy Benefits (NEB) for Low Income Energy Efficiency Programs (audio) Download 
Provides information on the "state of the art" and issues in the area of NEBs.
9/2/2010
NW Ductless Heat Pump Project Download 
Shares the potential and early findings associated with NEEA's NW Ductless Heat Pump Project.
12/10/2009
NW Ductless Heat Pump Project (audio) Download 
Shares the potential and early findings associated with NEEA's NW Ductless Heat Pump Project.
6/23/2010
Ontario's Green Energy Act: Steering A New Course for the Electricity Sector Download 
Gives an overview of the Ontario's landmark Green Energy and Green Economy Act, 2009 (GEA), which was passed into law on May 14, 2009 and for which the Ontario Power Authority is integral to implementation.
9/10/2009
Ontario's Green Energy Act: Steering A New Course for the Electricity Sector (audio) Download 
Gives an overview of the Ontario's landmark Green Energy and Green Economy Act, 2009 (GEA), which was passed into law on May 14, 2009 and for which the Ontario Power Authority is integral to implementation.
9/10/2009
Operating in a World of Carbon Constraints: What Utilities Should Know Download 
Address key U.S. greenhouse gas policy and market issues that are of increasing concern to electric utilities
11/6/2008
Operating in a World of Carbon Constraints: What Utilities Should Know (Audio) Download 
11/6/2008
Public Outreach & Partnership with the Environmental Community Download 
Explores real opportunities to engage and partner with established local, regional and national environmental/energy non-profit groups whose mission is to advance renewable energy technologies, energy efficiency programs and other sustainable energy practices
1/15/2009
Pushing the Program Design with Emerging HVAC Technologies Download 
Shares information on the latest in residential and commercial HVAC technologies
7/23/2009
Pushing the Program Design with Emerging HVAC Technologies (audio) Download 
Shares information on the latest in residential and commercial HVAC technologies
7/23/2009
Reaping Deeper Energy Savings through a Commercial Market Sector Approach Download 
Explores whether a market sector approach has successfully achieved greater program awareness and energy savings as well as learn about the benefits and the challenges along the way. WATCH THE VIDEO
3/3/2011
Reaping Deeper Energy Savings through a Commercial Market Sector Approach (audio) Download 
Explores whether a market sector approach has successfully achieved greater program awareness and energy savings as well as learn about the benefits and the challenges along the way.
3/3/2011
Residential Behavioral Programs & an Overview of Evaluation Results Download 
During part 2 of this two-series Brown Bag, speakers highlighted a selection of residential behavioral products and programs and summarize results from evaluations of behavior programs. This session will cover the range of programs in the residential sector and include a presentation from a well-known service provider.
10/17/2013
Residential Demand Response Brown Bag Download 
A number of safety, longevity and functional issues arise from remote control of electrical feed current to a load. The biggest issue is how to identify what is plugged in to avoid accidentally turning off critical equipment, such as health or life support, food storage, and IT/computer equipment. We discuss these issues, describe possible solutions and practical considerations. WATCH THE RECORDING
7/24/2014
Residential LEDs: Challenges and Trends Download 
LEDs have become a more prominent feature of residential energy efficiency programming in the past couple of years. During this Brown Bag, speakers discuss the challenges and trends of LED programming. WATCH THE RECORDING
9/12/2013
Saving Money and Getting Results Download 
Learn about regional research on commercial HVAC load shapes and peak coincidence, lighting persistence, and incremental costs. WATCH THE VIDEO
9/8/2011
Segmentation: How to Slice the Pie to Get the Pieces you Want Download 
During this Brown Bag, we go beyond a dog and pony show of cool segmentations to talk you through different types of segmentations and how they are done. WATCH THE VIDEO
11/1/2012
Selecting 3rd Party Energy Efficiency Programs Download 
Discusses approaches that help ensure selection of high quality administrators and establish the proper foundation for successful programs. WATCH THE VIDEO
6/2/2011
Serving the Multifamily Market Download 
Learn how a few programs are designed and implemented to overcome common barriers (split incentives, policy disincentives, lack of expertise), their impacts, and lessons learned from the leading programs in the country.
8/6/2009
Serving the Multifamily Market (audio) Download 
Learn how a few programs are designed and implemented to overcome common barriers (split incentives, policy disincentives, lack of expertise), their impacts, and lessons learned from the leading programs in the country.
8/6/2009
Showcase of the Largest Residential Dynamic Pricing Programs in the U.S. Download 
This Brown Bag will showcase the largest dynamic pricing programs in the country, with one example presented for each of the following types: Time Of Use (TOU), Critical Peak Pricing (CPP), Variable Peak Pricing (VPP), Peak Time Rebates (PTR), and Real Time Pricing (RTP). Description in notes section followed by: WATCH THE RECORDING
1/9/2014
Smart Grid: What's Needed to Develop the Residential Market for Complementary Products and Services? Download 
Presents findings of an initial analysis of the Residential Market for "smart" products conducted by D&R International on behalf of the Department of Energy. Click here to view video
12/16/2010
Smart, Social & Sophisticated: Marketing best practices for 2014 & beyond Download 
During this Brown Bag we explored how to take energy efficiency marketing to the next level. WATCH THE RECORDING
10/31/2013
Social Marketing Approaches to Boost DSM Participation Download 
Discusses activities in social marketing from around North America, including energy and non-energy campaigns
2/12/2009
Social Marketing Approaches to Boost DSM Participation (Audio) Download 
Audio file for Social Marketing Brown Bag.
2/12/2009
Social Norms: Their Role in Today's Energy Efficiency Programs Download 
Presents an overview of how social norms can be used to motivate customer behavior and encourage environmental action related to energy conservation and efficiency.
5/28/2009
Social Norms: Their Role in Today's Energy Efficiency Programs (audio) Download 
5/28/2009
Soup to Nuts: Building EM&V into Program Design Download 
Features a case study of Columbia Gas of Virginia as an example of how they invited their program evaluators to participate in the program design & implementation of its $8.5 million energy efficiency program portfolio. WATCH THE VIDEO
3/17/2011
Soup to Nuts: Building EM&V into Program Design (audio) Download 
Features a case study of Columbia Gas of Virginia as an example of how they invited their program evaluators to participate in the program design & implementation of its $8.5 million energy efficiency program portfolio.
3/17/2011
Standards to Build a More Energy-Efficient Environment Download 
The EESCC Program Manager, Jana Zabinski, and the co-chairs of the EM&V chapter, Bill Miller of LBNL and Kevin Cooney of Navigant, will describe the process and highlight recommendations. The EESCC standardization roadmap is available for free download at www.ansi.org/eescc. WATCH THE RECORDING
10/9/2014
Super Efficient Clothes Dryers Download 
The Super Efficient Dryer Initiative (SEDI) brings together manufacturers, government agencies, energy efficiency program providers, & appliance retailers in support of a market for new, energy efficient, advanced clothes dryers. Hear about the energy savings associated with this major new residential ee measure, & what you can do to help bring it to market. WATCH THE VIDEO
7/19/2012
Taking Demand Management to the Next Level Download 
Learn how The Independent Electricity System Operator of Ontario is delivering real-time operational flexibility to Ontario's grid with support through the Ministry of Energy's Smart Grid Fund. Attendees will learn how using a real-time demand management platform has been sustainable and environmentally beneficial. WATCH THE RECORDING
11/21/2013
The Best of Small Utility Energy Efficiency Programs Download 
This Brown Bag takes a look at innovative program models offered by progressive utilities serving smaller markets. WATCH THE VIDEO
3/8/2012
The Better Buildings Challenge: Opportunities for Energy Services Professionals Download 
The Challenge has engaged more than 110 organizations representing over 2 billion sf of floor space. Many of them are engaged with local partners in driving energy performance improvements across their building portfolios. Ms. Vargas & invited local partners will explain how AESP members can get involved with the Better Buildings Challenge at the state and local level. WATCH THE RECORDING
8/29/2013
The CFL Market: Past, Present and Future Download 
Discusses the past, current and future state of CFLs.
9/24/2009
The CFL Market: Past, Present and Future (audio) Download 
Features the past, current and future state of CFLs.
9/24/2009
The Emerging Role of Software in Whole Building Commercial and Residential Programs Download 
With PG&E providing a utility lens on this opportunity, these three vendors will share early results, learnings and a look forward at a more comprehensive Whole Building approach that will enable deeper savings across commercial and residential portfolios. WATCH THE RECORDING
9/18/2014
The Evolution of Evaluation: The Grass is Always Greener…Or is It? Download 
This Brown Bag covers key trends in evaluation practices across industries, such as how evaluation as we know it originated, why the grass might look greener in other industries, and where such research might go in the future based on current EE/DSM and other industry best practices.WATCH THE VIDEO
9/22/2011
The Evolving Market Reality of Residential Electric Water Heating Download 
Discusses 'The Evolving Market Reality of Residential Electric Water Heating' and gives a clearer picture of the regulatory motivations that got us here and the technology options going forward. Click here to view video
9/16/2010
The Evolving Market Reality of Residential Electric Water Heating (audio) Download 
Discusses 'The Evolving Market Reality of Residential Electric Water Heating' and gives a clearer picture of the regulatory motivations that got us here and the technology options going forward.
9/16/2010
The Intersection of DSM & Smart Grid: How Can Evaluation & Market Research Help? Download 
Discusses the intersection of DSM/EE and the Smart Grid? Providse a summary of ongoing pilot programs. Features early lessons learned - what has gone well and what has gone poorly. Answers how could market research have helped? Watch video now
8/12/2010
The Intersection of DSM & Smart Grid: How Can Evaluation & Market Research Help? (audio) Download 
Discusses the intersection of DSM/EE and the Smart Grid? Provides a summary of ongoing pilot programs. Features early lessons learned - what has gone well and what has gone poorly. Answers how could market research have helped? Watch the video
8/12/2010
The National Action Plan on Demand Response Download 
Explains the core contents of the Plan, how the Plan is envisioned to be implemented, and how it will ultimately affect utilities and their customers, as well as technology vendors, service providers, and other industry players. Click here to view video
8/26/2010
The National Action Plan on Demand Response (audio) Download 
Explains the core contents of the Plan, how the Plan is envisioned to be implemented, and how it will ultimately affect utilities and their customers, as well as technology vendors, service providers, and other industry players.
8/26/2010
The Smart Meter Debate: Managing Key Risks During the Deployment Period Download 
Focuses on the deployment stages of the Smart meter lifecycle. Click here to view video
11/4/2010
The Smart Meter Debate: Managing Key Risks During the Deployment Period (audio) Download 
Focuses on the deployment stages of the Smart meter lifecycle.
11/4/2010
Tools for Transforming the EE Products Market Download 
Speakers present the lighting workbooks, and two utility program manager perspectives on how these tools are being used towards market transformation. WATCH THE RECORDING
11/20/2014
Toward Zero Net Energy Homes Download 
Centers around moving toward zero net energy homes and what that means.
6/18/2009
Toward Zero Net Energy Homes (audio) Download 
Centers around moving toward zero net energy homes and what that means.
6/18/2009
Tracking the Results of Residential Audits Download 
Home energy audits, both in online form and various levels of onsite inspections, are a staple in most residential programs, but do they really work? Hear case studies of what's been successful and the lessons learned along the way. WATCH THE VIDEO
12/1/2011
U.S. DOE's Home Energy Score: Understanding the Energy Performance of Homes in Your Community Download 
Hear from the DOE about the launch of the new version of the Home Energy Scoring Tool. Since program inception, DOE's Partners have scored more than 5,500 homes. You will also hear from Columbia Water & Light and United Illuminating on how Home Energy Score has been easily integrated into and adds value to their existing residential energy efficiency programs. WATCH THE RECORDING
9/26/2013
Upstream CFL Net to Gross Download 
Cover CFL net to gross from the policy, program planning and evaluation perspective
10/30/2008
Upstream CFL Net to Gross (Audio) Download 
Audio file for Upstream CFL Net to Gross.
10/30/2008
Using Data Analytics to Accelerate Commercial Efficiency Download 
During this Brown Bag speakers will compare analytics-driven approaches to traditional methods, discuss key metrics for success, and show how energy analytics are already beginning to transform commercial efficiency planning and delivery. WATCH THE VIDEO
6/20/2013
Using Social Media to Market Energy Efficiency Programs Download 
During this Brown Bag speakers discuss the ways in which utility corporate communications and marketing departments can work together to achieve efficiency program goals through the use of social media; best practices and pitfalls to avoid. WATCH THE RECORDING
10/2/2014
Utility Data Center EE Programs: EPA Guide and Real World Results Download 
In this webinar, you'll hear a high-level overview of a program planning guide published by the EPA that can help you enter the market successfully. WATCH THE RECORDING
11/14/2013
Utility Energy Efficiency Investments in the South Download 
Panelists provide an overview/breakdown of 2012 energy efficiency spending by utility. WATCH THE VIDEO
7/11/2013
Utility Social Media - Where are we and what we need to know? Download 
Dives into two detailed utility social media case studies covering communications, marketing, customer care, as well as some of the concerns, barriers, and strategic considerations your may hit along the way. Watch now
8/5/2010
Water Heating: The New Frontier for Big Residential Energy Savings Download 
Discusses new, efficient water heater technologies, the nature of the water heater market, the savings potential of these products, and how residential energy efficiency programs can begin to capture these savings.
12/17/2009
Water Heating: The New Frontier for Big Residential Energy Savings (audio) Download 
Discusses new, efficient water heater technologies, the nature of the water heater market, the savings potential of these products, and how residential energy efficiency programs can begin to capture these savings.
12/17/2009
What Have We Learned about Behavior and Energy Download 
Provides members with an opportunity to learn about-and question-some of the key findings from three of these studies, and discuss the implications for behavior-based program approaches.
8/20/2009
What Have We Learned about Behavior and Energy (audio) Download 
Provides members with an opportunity to learn about-and question-some of the key findings from three of these studies, and discuss the implications for behavior-based program approaches.
8/20/2009
Why bother - Is Energy Efficiency Really Worth It? Download 
Shelton Group has been tracking consumer attitudes and behaviors in its Energy Pulse study & delivers a bit of a shocker: Americans just don't think energy efficiency is "worth it." Get the full scoop on these key insights -- as well as recommendations for what you should do to get over these hurdles and engage Americans in energy efficiency. WATCH THE RECORDING
3/13/2014
Your Customers and Clients are Satisfied….How About Your People? Download 
Everyone is hyper-focused on customer/client care & satisfaction, but are they applying the same level of care to their people? Learn about the organizational issues around this fast growth & hear what steps companies are taking to ensure their people are happy, motivated, valued, & well-trained to build the best organizations possible.
1/12/2012