Prepare for Blackouts Across the U.S. as Summer Takes Hold
Just when it didn’t seem things couldn’t get worse — gasoline at $5 to $8 a gallon, supply shortages in everything from baby formula to new cars — comes the devastating news that many of us will endure electricity blackouts this summer.
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Consultants and Government Officials: Get Smart on Building Decarbonization in 10 Hours
We're pleased to announce that a POWERFUL NEW CERTIFICATE COURSE on decarbonizing buildings is now available through the George Washington University Energy Resilience Program.
Decarbonizing Buildings - A primer for the systems thinker
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 1:15 to 2:15 PM EDT
Smita Chandra Thomas is the founder and principal of Energy Shrink – a Washington DC consulting practice focused on decarbonizing buildings for international, national, and local clients. She is also an instructor in the GWU Clean Energy Resilience Certificate Program.
Two New Energy Resilience Courses Open
How Electricity Markets Work - Learn how retail and wholesale electricity prices are set, how power is procured, how the markets are regulated, and implications for the future, given the greening and modernization of the electricity sector. Taught by Venki Venkateshwara. -->More information ....
Decarbonizing Buildings- Green-building concepts extend beyond the walls of structures and include site, community, and land-use planning. Learn how to optimize energy, water, and materials use while reducing impacts on human health and the environment for the entire lifecycle of a building. Taught by Smita Chandra Thomas. ---> More information ....
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