Wattics Webinar Marathon: How to keep your energy business FIT

 

Have some time on quarantine?

Introducing your 12-week intensive Wattics webinar course accessible from the comfort of your home office

 

Wattics Energy Management is hosting a series of webinars over the coming months, to help you keep your energy business in tip-top shape, packed with practical tips to keep in touch with potential customers, winning new clients and forge ahead with business growth activities.

Included in the series are webinars related to energy management, energy efficiency, green building certification, digital energy trends, building energy performance management – purposed to help to keep you abreast of what’s happening in our industry.

The webinar marathon also features software-focused seminars in which the Wattics Success Team will dive into the most requested topics, training and discussions related to the Wattics energy management platform.

Below you will find the programme and registration details for May webinars, and earlier webinars (March & April)

Webinars: May 2020 

Unlocking the potential of data analytics for building energy management & certification

  • Thursday, 14 May 2020, 3:30 pm (GMT+1)
    Speaker(s): Gautami Palanki, Director, ARC Skoru

 
In this webinar Gautami Palanki, Director at Arc Skoru, will be discussing how green building rating system Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) provides a framework and guide for developing and maintaining healthy, highly efficient, and cost-saving green buildings.

Gautami will also expand on the key role of data analytics for monitoring and analyzing building energy performance and gathering the insights required for certification.

Key highlights:

– Introduction to Arc for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification
– Value of data analytics toward building energy optimization and certification
– Using LEED to guide building sustainability efforts
– Top green building trends 2020-2025
– Current challenges/barriers to achieving green buildings at scale

Access webinar recording –> Unlocking the potential of data analytics for building energy management & certification

 

Wattics M&V tool streamlines ECM evaluation and reporting for New Zealand based BMS specialist [*Exclusive to Wattics partners*]  

  • Tuesday, 19 May 2020, 9:30 am (GMT+1)
  • Thursday, 21 April 2020, 2:00 pm (GMT+1) (Repeat)
    Speaker(s): Alberto Guerrero with Lorenzo Casna [Wattics Customer Success Team]

This webinar will explore how Wattics partner, Direct Control, New Zealand-based building management system (BMS) and system control specialist, leveraged the Wattics Measurement & Verification (M&V) tool to measure & verify energy conservation measures (ECM) as well as report on savings achieved from its energy efficiency project with a prominent New Zealand university.

The webinar will also include details on how data was acquired to perform analyses & create a baseline against which to measure energy-saving actions; how energy inefficiencies were identified, how these were rectified and the results achieved.

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This seminar is a great opportunity to refresh and deepen knowledge of the Wattics M&V tool, and learn from the key concepts and misconceptions surrounding the International Performance Measurement and Verification Protocol (IPMVP).


 

NOTE: If you are not currently a Wattics partner and would like to attend/access *Partner Exclusive* webinars, please contact us with your request

 

How a global luxury retailer became the first in the world to achieve Gold rating under LEEDv4.1 O+M green building certification

  • Thursday, 4 June 2020, 9:30 am (GMT+1)
    Speaker(s): Alessandro Bisagni, CEO & Founder with Francesca Galati, Principal & MD, BEE Incorporations

In the upcoming webinar, Wattics partner, BEE Incorporations, a multi-national sustainability-focused engineering consultancy, will expand on how it helped its client, a global luxury fashion retailer, become the very first to achieve Gold under LEEDv4.1 O+M green building certification for its stores. BEE will also elaborate on the role of Wattics energy analytics and USGBC’s Arc platform, in delivering the insights required for certification.

Key highlights:

– Case study presentation on the first project to receive Gold rating under LEEDv4.1 O+M green building certification; and the first retail project to be certified using Arc digital platform;
– Scalability of performance-based certifications;
– How energy monitoring data enables real-time analysis for energy savings;
– Wattics-Arc platform integration for LEED certification -> portfolio creation & management; benchmarking & scoring
– Question and answer session

Register for webinar –> How a global luxury retailer became the first in the world to achieve Gold LEED green building certification

Webinars: April 2020 

Digital Energy Trends 2020-2030: Key Opportunities for ESCOs, Consultants & Utilities [Open to all]

  •  Tuesday, 28 April 2020, 2:00 pm (GMT)
    Speaker: Gerard Reid, Co-Founder and Partner, Alexa Capital

 
Gerard Reid, Co-Founder and Partner at Alexa Capital (UK) will be exploring the digital energy technologies projected for highest growth and revenue potential over the next decade, as well as the top data and analytics trends that present opportunities to businesses in the energy services sector. Leveraging his 15+ year career in investment banking + focus on both the energy transition and digital energy revolution, Gerard will also weigh in on the impact of COVID-19 on the global energy sector’s shift from fossil-based systems.

Key discussion points:

– Highest growing digital energy technologies/services over the next 5-10 years
– Size of demand for data and analytics tech and services over the next 5-10 years
– Key growth opportunities for energy service companies, consultants and utilities
– Impact of COVID-19 on global energy transition

Access webinar recording –> Digital energy services and trends 2020-2030: Key Opportunities for ESCO

 

Different ways to connect devices and data sources to Wattics [*Exclusive to Wattics partners*]

  • Tuesday, 21 April, 2020, 9:30 am (GMT)
  • Thursday, 23 April 2020, 2:00 pm (GMT) (Repeat)
    Speaker(s): Lorenzo Casna with Alberto Guerrero [Wattics Customer Success Team]

This webinar will act as a refresher course for Wattics partners who would like to review the various ways to get your meters, sensors and data sources connected to the Wattics Energy Analytics dashboard for visualization, analysis, reporting, among many others.

Key technologies to be discussed:

– The Wattics API
– The Wattics FTP server
– The CSV Data Uploader and Greenbutton XML
– The email parser bot
– Bespoke developments for new systems integrations

NOTE: If you are not currently a Wattics partner and would like to attend/access *Partner Exclusive* webinars, please contact us with your request

Chasing net-zero buildings/facilities: ‘Old hat’ or chasing the near impossible? [Open to all]

  •  Thursday, 16 April 2020, 2:00 pm (GMT)
    Speaker: Prof. Tony Day, Executive Director, International Energy Resource Centre (IERC)

Through the deployment of clean technologies, increasing energy efficiency and switching to renewable energy sources, facility managers, engineers and sustainability teams are on their way to drastically cutting carbon emissions from their building portfolios and sites. How then do businesses, real estate owners and operators apply the net-zero concept at scale?

Professor Tony Day, Executive Director, International Energy Research Centre (IERC) weighs in on the key considerations of moving toward net-zero carbon buildings, communities, and cities.

Key discussion points:

– Key considerations when planning a net-zero building or facility (retrofit & new build)
– Integrated building design and operation with the energy supply network
– Role of monitoring, data & analytics in managing building energy performance
– Top services/offerings to incentivize building owners/managers move toward net-zero

Access webinar recording –> Chasing net-zero buildings/facilities: ‘Old hat’ or chasing the near impossible? 

 

Data Quality: How to identify and solve issues with your data [*Exclusive to Wattics partners*]

  • Tuesday, 07 April 2020, 9.30 am (GMT)
  • Thursday, 09 April 2020, 2:00 pm (GMT) (Repeat)
    Speaker(s): Alberto Guerrero with Lorenzo Casna [Wattics Customer Success Team]

While a rare occurrence, energy managers, analysts, and engineers may identify unusual events associated with their energy data, for example, a sharp rise in energy usage (spikes); missing data (gaps); inconsistent or inconclusive data etc. In this webinar, Wattics engineers, Alberto Guerrero and Lorenzo Casna will provide some insights into identifying and solving these and other data issues in your Wattics dashboard

Key discussion points:

– Identifying and fixing common data issues
– Different ways to upload data (CSV uploader/FTP/API)
– Reconstructing energy data from partial/inconclusive data
– Interpolation of cumulative readings on the Wattics dashboard
– Cost figures calculation from Tariffs
– Automating your response to data gaps (webhook)

NOTE: If you are not currently a Wattics partner and would like to attend/access *Partner Exclusive* webinars, please contact us with your request

Wattics Software Update (Part II): Roadmap and upcoming developments [*Exclusive to Wattics partners*]

  •  Wednesday, 01 April 2020, 2:00 pm (GMT)
    Speaker: Antonio Ruzzelli, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Wattics

This webinar is crucial for Wattics partners who need to scale energy performance monitoring, analysis and reporting for commercial and industrial clients with multiple building assets/operations across the world.

Here’s what you can look forward to:

– Bulk KPI import for analysis across multiple sites, areas, business operations
– Performance benchmarking at scale for buildings, certification, energy efficiency projects
– Create static/dynamic dashboards with ‘bookmarked’ energy analyses, graphs, stats, reports
– Create consumption thresholds (daily, hourly) for monitored points to track events
– Improve the searchability of monitored points – create tags for meters, sites, organizations

Webinars: March 2020

Wattics Software Update (Part I): New Releases                          [*Exclusive to Wattics partners*]

  •  Tuesday, 31 March 2020, 9.30 am (GMT)
    Speaker: Antonio Ruzzelli, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Wattics

Discover the latest energy analytics innovations to Wattics energy management platform. Highlights include:

– Document/file sharing tool for energy management and analyst teams
– Development of unique webpages and analytics with new HTML coding feature
– Latest tech partnerships: (Hardware+software) integration for appliance control
– Utility Bill Analytics: Analyse data from your utility bills
– User experience improvements to Wattics dashboard interface

NOTE: If you are not currently a Wattics partner and would like to attend/access *Partner Exclusive* webinars, please contact us with your request

Sales-from-home: TOP 14 tips for effective communication with potential customers [*Exclusive to Wattics partners*]

  •  Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 9.30 am (GMT)
  •  Thursday, 26 March 2020, 4.30 pm (GMT) (Repeat)
    Speaker: Anna Golovkina, Global Partnership Director, Wattics

This webinar will provide tips on effective remote communication methods in your sales process while you work from home and as well as how to effectively deliver an offer online.

Highlights:

– Communication online vs communication face-to-face
– What’s in our toolbox?
– Making an offer online

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As the global workforce learns to adapt and transition to new working patterns and routines, leveraging technology and embracing new remote working techniques will be critical toward keeping in touch with potential customers, winning new clients and forging ahead with business growth activities.

This applies too for energy service companies and energy management consultants and engineering consultancies who provide energy monitoring and management, energy efficiency and related services.

Everyone knows that a face-to-face meeting helps to close a deal better. But how can we keep the level of interaction with potential customers on the same level?

Wattics Global Partnership Director, Anna Golovkina, will be expanding on how to effectively deliver an energy management-as-a-service value proposition to clients/prospects while working remotely.

The agenda:

Communication online vs communication face-to-face:
– Online etiquette
– Tone of emails
– Follow-ups and their importance
– Gathering of requirements: building the dialogue about their energy needs
– Phone calls

What’s in our toolbox?
– Screensharing and web meeting apps: showing the demo of the – energy analytics platform
– CRM and Email tracking
– Meeting scheduling
– Follow-up reminders
– Survey tools
– Project management tools for teams

Making an offer online:
– Different ways of presenting an offer online
– The structure of an offer
– TOP mistakes in making an offer

 

How do I get access to the webinars?

At the beginning of each week, Wattics partners will receive email notifications with:

1. Webinar description + content
2. Link to connect to the meeting

No prior registration required, apart from where otherwise indicated!

Please be sure to rsvp YES/NO to the calendar invite to ensure that the time is secured in your calendar to participate in the webinar.

We will be sending you a friendly reminder 1 day before and 5 minutes before webinars begin, so that you may log in timeously.

If you have any questions regarding the webinars, please contact Wattics Marketing Manager at amy.ryan@wattics.com

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NOTE: If you are not currently a Wattics partner and would like to attend/access *Partner Exclusive* webinars, please contact us with your request

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