Category Archives: Monthly Events

Living Building Challenge

Living Building Challenge

Leaders in Energy is partnering with the International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) and DC Net Impact on the Living Building Challenge event on Saturday May 20, 2017 at the Alice Ferguson Foundation (AFF). Located on the Potomac River in more »

Career perspectives in sustainable solutions

Showcasing four professional women in sustainability careers for the Council on Women in Energy and Environmental Leadership (CWEEL) luncheon panel, participants in the 3rd Annual Energy and Sustainability Extravaganza at The George Washington University (GW) on February 24, 2017 got their burning questions on career perspectives answered.

Extravaganza sponsors bring innovations to college campuses

At the Energy and Sustainability Extravaganza at The George Washington University (GW) on February 24, 2017, attendees learned about what universities in the DC area are doing to reach their sustainability goals and commitments. But, as some of the panelists acknowledged, no one person, office, or even university can bring the high-level change and results alone. At some point in almost any project, whether in higher education or elsewhere, partners are needed.

Clean energy pioneer closes Energy and Sustainability Extravaganza

Capping off an exciting day at the 3rd Annual Energy and Sustainability Extravaganza at The George Washington University (GW) on February 24, 2017, there was a networking reception featuring an expert in clean energy Solutions and policy, Scott Sklar.

Campus sustainability commitments in action

As colleges and universities commit to long-term plans for campus and system-wide sustainability, energy efficiency measures, and renewable energy generation, success stories and lessons learned have emerged in some of the biggest campuses in the Washington, DC region. Campus sustainability managers gathered at the 3rd annual Energy and Sustainability Extravaganza at The George Washington University on February 24, 2017.

Government sustainability experts inspire at GW

Two sustainability leaders at the federal and municipal level participated in a Town Hall discussion at the 3rd Annual Energy and Sustainability Extravaganza on February 24, 2017 at The George Washington University in Washington, DC. The extravaganza featured a series of panels, including a CWEEL luncheon, discussion on sustainability at college campuses, presentations by vendors with sustainable solutions, and a networking reception. This article is the first in a series of articles recapping the highlights of this year’s extravaganza.

3rd Annual Energy and Sustainability Extravaganza on February 24, 2017

3rd Annual Energy and Sustainability Extravaganza on February 24, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, DC, February 16, 2017 The Association of Energy Engineers National Capital Chapter (AEE NCC) and Leaders in Energy will join forces with the Environmental and Energy Management Institute at The George Washington University (GWU) for the 3rd annual Energy & Sustainability Extravaganza. more »

Opportunities for Green Financing in 2017

On January 20th, Leaders in Energy partnered with DC Net Impact to host a conversation on Green Financing. Held at a WeWork location in downtown Washington, DC, the event featured a panel of three experts who examined current as well as potential new funding sources for energy and sustainability programs, including in the private sector, international initiatives, and possibilities that may exist under the Trump Administration.

Energy & Sustainability Extravaganza 2017

Energy & Sustainability Extravaganza 2017

Sustainable Solutions for Tomorrow’s Campuses FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2017, 11 am – 8 pm WHERE:  The George Washington University Science and Engineering Hall – Lehman Auditorium 800 22nd St NW Washington, DC 20052 The Association of Energy Engineers National Capital Chapter (AEE more »

Leaders in Energy 2016 Year in Review

Around the world, 2016 was a year of tremendous change, upheaval in some cases, and new opportunities that the Leaders in Energy group, now in its fourth year, has explored during our twelve sustainability networking events in the Washington, DC area. Here is our review of the past year.