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Join the NV Energy Sure Bet program for free energy efficiency training in April.
To see all available energy efficiency trainings, go to the Education and Training Classes and Seminars listing

Tuesday, April 7  
Classroom Training: Online Application Launch – Southern Nevada. As part of the NV Energy Sure Bet program, we are offering users an interactive online tool to submit and track the status of applications. At this training event, you will meet the NV Energy Sure Bet program online application team, find out how the online system works, receive detailed instructions on the online application process, have all of your questions answered and learn how to get started.

All 2015 program policies and procedures still apply. All program applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-serve basis. The deadline for submitting program projects is October 15, 2015. All improvement projects must be completed by November 15, 2015.

Location: Las Vegas – The Switch InNEVation Center
Time: 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Instructor: Jenna Neal, DNV GL Senior Program Coordinator

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Thursday, April 9
Classroom Training: Non-Profit Agency Grant Luncheon – Reno

At this meeting, you will meet the Non-profit Agency Grant (NPAG) team, find out how the program works, receive detailed instruction on the required application, have all of your questions answered and learn how to get started.

The NV Energy Sure Bet program offers an attractive grant to any non-profit agency that is an NV Energy customer in good standing and has a 501(c) (3). The grant must be used to fund energy efficiency retrofits or weatherization projects related to electric energy service only. All grant applications will be rated and awarded based on electric energy savings. The deadline for submitting grant projects is October 15, 2015. All improvement projects must be completed by November 15, 2015.

Individual projects may be funded in full up to $5,000. For grants between $5,000 and $10,000, a 50% matching investment is required from the non-profit organization.

Location: Reno – Hyatt Place
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Instructor: Wendy Ayers, DNV GL Senior Program Coordinator

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Friday, April 10  
Classroom Training: Online Application Launch – Northern Nevada

As part of the NV Energy Sure Bet program, we are offering users an interactive online tool to submit and track the status of applications. At this training event, you will meet the NV Energy Sure Bet program online application team, find out how the online system works, receive detailed instructions on the online application process, have all of your questions answered and learn how to get started.

All 2015 program policies and procedures still apply. All program applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-serve basis. The deadline for submitting program projects is October 15, 2015. All improvement projects must be completed by November 15, 2015.

Location: Reno –  NV Energy Headquarters, Auditorium
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Instructor: Jenna Neal, DNV GL Senior Program Coordinator

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Monday, April 13 
Webinar: Commercial LEDs

Many businesses have switched from incandescent to fluorescent light bulbs to help save energy, but one light bulb technology takes energy efficiency to an even higher level: the LED light bulb. NV Energy offers technical assistance and numerous incentives geared toward helping businesses trim energy consumption and boost their bottom line. Join us for valuable lessons on LED lighting technology, and discover how to maximize energy use and eliminate unnecessary energy waste.

Time: 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Instructor: Angie Xanders, DNV GL Senior Lighting Specialist

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Tuesday, April 28
Classroom: Light Commercial HVAC – Southern Nevada

Light (small) heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems are the workhorse of the energy industry, serving more than half of the conditioned floor area in the United States. This class explores the basics of light HVAC system operation and applications. The class will discuss energy efficiency opportunities including new and emerging technologies, system controls and equipment maintenance. Participants will learn how to leverage NV Energy Sure Bet incentives and programs to reduce energy use in light HVAC systems.

Location: Las Vegas – The Switch InNEVation Center
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Instructor: Tarek Salameh, DNV GL Senior Engineer

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Wednesday, April 29
Classroom: Light Commercial HVAC – Northern Nevada

Light (small) heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems are the workhorse of the energy industry, serving more than half of the conditioned floor area in the United States. This class explores the basics of light HVAC system operation and applications. The class will discuss energy efficiency opportunities including new and emerging technologies, system controls and equipment maintenance. Participants will learn how to leverage NV Energy Sure Bet incentives and programs to reduce energy use in light HVAC systems.

Location: Reno – NV Energy Headquarters, Auditorium
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Instructor: Tarek Salameh, DNV GL Senior Engineer

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It’s Not Too Early to Begin Planning for 2015 RCRA Hazardous Waste Biennial ReportingRCRA
By John Handzo

Now is a good time to prepare for the 2015 RCRA hazardous waste reporting year (also known as the RCRA Biennial Generator Report).  All facilities that generate 2,200 or more pounds of hazardous waste, or 2.2 or more pounds of acutely hazardous waste, in any calendar month during 2015 will be required to complete a Biennial Generator Report in early 2016. Read more