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Webinar Archive

Ameren Illinois is proud to provide a series of online webinars to help educate our business and non-profit customers on energy efficiency topics. If you have questions about any of the webinars, please contact Angela Holloway at aholloway2@ameren.com.

Click on any of the webinar topics below to view all previous webinars under that category along with the presentation links.

Instant Incentives: Just Add Savings – November 9, 2016

Did you know lighting accounts for 20 to 50 percent of the average business' electricity consumption? This 30-minute webinar will review recent projects completed with the help of Instant Incentives and explain how you can receive incentives through this program to help offset the costs of your lighting project. Find out how find out how these incentives can help you save up to 80% off retail pricing for LED bulbs, LED tube lighting, and LED recessed lighting — no paperwork required!

Instant Incentives Webinar | Instant Incentives Handout


Save Big with Innovative Lighting Controls – September 14, 2016

Did you know installing a networked lighting system can save your facility up to 70% in lighting energy costs? Historically, networked lighting controls have been complex, costly, and rarely used — utilized in less than 2% of buildings. Join us to find out how improvements to this technology and newly available resources are making it easier than ever to incorporate lighting controls into your facility. This 30-minute webinar will explore networked lighting control technology — including wireless systems, product selection tools, and new rebates. You will also hear about cash incentives available through the Ameren Illinois Energy Efficiency Program to help offset the costs of upgrading your facility's lighting.

Innovations in Lighting Webinar | Innovations in Lighting Handout


LED Lighting for Commercial & Industrial Applications – June 26, 2013

This webinar will cover the lighting revolution, what keeps you up at night, benefits of LEDs for commercial and industrial facilities, project examples, and what determines a good fixture.

LED Applications Webinar | LED Applications Handout


Energy Efficiency Using LED Lighting – Feb. 27, 2013

This webinar will cover the benefits of LED Lighting, current state of LED technology, examples of market-ready applications and products, an overview of Midwest Energy Efficiency Research Consortium (MEERC) at the Midwest Lighting Technology Center, and case studies.

LED Lighting Webinar | LED Lighting Handout


Emerging Energy-Efficient Lighting Technologies – Jan. 9, 2013

This webinar will cover the driving forces behind retrofits, lighting trends, available cash incentives for lighting projects, and the newest lighting technologies.

Lighting Technologies Webinar | Lighting Technologies Handout

Industrial Refrigeration Opportunities – Sept. 25, 2013

This webinar will cover an overview of industrial refrigeration, the refrigeration cycle, major system components, typical energy efficiency measures, and available resources.

Industrial Refrigeration WebinarIndustrial Refrigeration Handout


HVAC Energy Efficiency Strategies – July 24, 2013

This webinar will cover how HVAC times are changing, new options for energy efficiency, controlling savings, deciding on a tune-up versus replacement, and incentives available through Ameren Illinois.

HVAC Strategies WebinarHVAC Strategies Handout

Save Thousands with VFD Motor Controls – October 12, 2016

Did you know motor-driven equipment accounts for 64% of the electricity consumed by industrial businesses in the U.S.? Typical motors have two settings — on and off. Variable frequency drives (VFDs) allow motors to adjust their output based on demand, saving energy during less demanding times. This webinar will explain how this motor upgrade can lower your energy bills by thousands of dollars each year.

VFD Motor Controls Webinar | VFD Motor Controls Handout


Pump System Energy Saving Practices – April 10, 2013

This webinar will cover how to assess energy use and potential savings, how and when to develop an implementation plan, setting the right expectations for results, targeting the pumps that will ensure success, and leveraging government resources to increase savings.

Pump Systems Webinar | Pump Systems Handout

Save Thousands with Steam Trap Management – Feb. 8, 2017

This webinar will cover steam traps, the organizational challenges of steam systems, the impact of equipment failures, steam system maintenance, how to implement a steam trap management program, and cash incentives from Ameren Illinois that can help you offset the upfront costs of your energy efficiency projects and reduce your payback period.

Steam Trap Management Webinar | Steam Trap Management Handout


Pick Up Steam With Energy Savings for Steam Trap Repairs and Replacement – Jan. 30, 2014

This webinar will cover steam trap fundamentals, proper maintenance, steam trap surveys, the decision to repair or replace, and incentives available through Ameren Illinois.

Steam Trap Repairs and Replacement Webinar | Steam Trap Repairs and Replacement Handout

An Air-Tight Case for Energy Efficiency – Aug. 10, 2016

Did you know compressed air leaks can waste as much as 20-30% of your compressor's output and cause operational problems? During this webinar, you will learn about identifying opportunities for both supply-side and demand-side energy savings in your system. You will also hear how cash incentives available through the Ameren Illinois Energy Efficiency Program can help you make low-cost improvements and achieve maximum savings—in some cases, resulting in "free" air for your business!

Compressed Air Savings Webinar | Compressed Air Savings Handout


Advanced Trends in Compressed Air Best Practices – March 6, 2013

This webinar will cover typical compressed air systems, the cost of leaks in your compressed air system, leak remediation and the Ameren Illinois cash incentive programs.

Compressed Air Trends Webinar | Compressed Air Trends Handout

Intro to Practical Energy Management (PEM) – Feb. 25, 2016

This webinar will explain SEM (Strategic Energy Management) and PEM (Practical Energy Management) and how they can work together to create an effective energy-management program. It will also cover how to establish an energy-use baseline and calculate energy intensity levels, in addition to the benefits of utilizing the Ameren Illinois Energy Efficiency Program incentives.

Intro to PEM Webinar | PEM Webinar Handout

Do-It-Yourself Energy Audits – Jan. 25, 2012

This webinar will cover different levels of audits, benchmarking and energy bill analysis, walk-through and energy surveys, detailed analysis of capital-intensive modifications, web-based resources for energy audits, and audit assistance.

Do-It-Yourself Energy Audits Webinar | Do-It-Yourself Energy Audits Handout

Overview of Commercial Building Re-tuning – Feb. 22, 2012

This webinar will cover the definition of the re-tuning process, the difference between re-tuning and retro commissioning, steps involved in re-tuning, results and lessons learned.

Commercial Building Re-tuning Webinar | Commercial Building Re-tuning Handout

Put the Chill on Energy Costs: Innovations in Refrigeration – Feb. 28, 2017

This webinar will discuss refrigeration in commercial kitchens, the latest technology available, and explain how upgrades to equipment in your commercial kitchen can save energy and benefit your organization.

Commercial Kitchen Webinar | Commercial Kitchen Handout


Energy Efficiency in Hospitality: Uncover the Savings – Jan. 11, 2017

This webinar will cover possible energy savings projects for the hospitality industry, how they benefit guests and hotel owners and operators alike, and how cash incentives from Ameren Illinois can help you offset the upfront costs of your energy efficiency projects and reduce your payback period.

Energy Efficient Hospitality Webinar | Energy Efficient Hospitality Handout


Improve the Health of Your Bottom Line: A Customer Testimonial – July 13, 2016

This webinar will cover Blessing Hospital's energy efficiency journey, detailing projects completed — from lighting to custom HVAC, and more.

Healthcare Testimonial Webinar | Healthcare Testimonial Handout


Ozone Laundry – Apr. 13, 2016

This webinar will cover the basics of ozone, reasons to switch to an ozone laundry system, incentives available to reduce the upfront project costs and other helpful resources to assist you with your project.

Ozone Laundry Webinar | Ozone Laundry Handout


Energy Efficiency for Data Centers – Dec. 3, 2014

This webinar will cover energy efficiency upgrades for data centers, including lighting, heating and cooling, variable frequency drives and custom projects. It will also cover available Ameren Illinois incentives and the Feasibility Study.

Data Center Webinar


Energy Efficiency Options for Grain Drying – Dec. 7, 2011

This webinar will cover the benefits of drying grain, components of a grain drying system, monetary cost of grain drying, grain handling and storage systems, energy efficiency options for grain drying, and incentives available through Ameren Illinois.

Grain Drying WebinarGrain Drying Handout

Industrial Energy Efficiency: The Cost of Waiting – Dec. 14, 2016

This 30-minute webinar will cover possible energy savings projects, calculating the cost of waiting vs. return on investment, promoting energy efficiency projects to management, determining cost justification, moving through implementation, and incentives available through Ameren Illinois.

Industrial Energy Efficiency Webinar | Industrial Energy Efficiency Handout


Metering & Monitoring Incentives – May 12, 2015

This one hour training event will help you understand the benefits of real-time energy metering/monitoring and how you can identify them in your workplace.

Metering & Monitoring Incentives Webinar | Metering & Monitoring Handout


Evaluation, Measurement & Verification for the Ameren Illinois Energy Efficiency Program – May 7, 2014

This webinar will cover how savings and measures for Ameren Illinois' energy efficiency programs are evaluated, measured and verified.

EM&V Webinar | EM&V Handout


Financing Your Energy Efficiency Project – Dec. 3, 2013

This webinar will cover the various options available to finance your next energy efficiency project, how to go beyond calculating simple payback, the risks of financing, and incentives available through Ameren Illinois.

Financing Webinar | Financing Handout


Customer Case Studies – June 5, 2013

This webinar will cover real customer case studies for projects involving lighting, HVAC, variable frequency drives, and steam traps as well as how your business can become the next real result through Ameren Illinois.

Case Studies Webinar | Case Studies Handout

Cogeneration: The Future of Power – March 8, 2017

Did you know it's possible to achieve efficiencies of 90% or more with cogeneration — or combined heat and power (CHP) systems? This webinar will cover CHP systems, how they convert natural gas fuel into two types of energy: electricity and thermal energy, and why they are considered the future of energy — and energy efficiency. We will also discuss how CHP systems can save your company thousands in energy costs, incentives to reduce upfront costs, and helpful resources to assist you with your project.

CHP Webinar | CHP Handout


Optimize Your Industrial Processes and Save Thousands – May 11, 2016

Do you know how much of your facility's daily energy use is being wasted? In this webinar we'll take a closer look into your facility's industrial systems—such as HVAC, incineration and boiler flue gases, air compressors, refrigeration, and fume and dust extraction—and we'll explore ways to identify and capture heat-saving opportunities, incentives to reduce upfront costs, and helpful resources to assist you with your project.

Industrial Heat Recovery Webinar | Industrial Heat Recovery Handout


Savings Opportunities with Boiler Burner Retrofits – March 9, 2016

Did you know that replacing an outdated boiler burner can reduce fuel usage by as much as 5 to 10%? Replacing a legacy burner with a new one can yield numerous benefits, including fuel savings, reduced emissions, improved reliability, and increased safety. In this 1/2-hour webinar, we’ll cover boiler burner retrofits, incentives to reduce upfront costs and helpful resources to assist you with your project.

Boiler Burner Retrofit Webinar | Boiler Burner Retrofit Webinar Handout


Heat Recovery Systems Save Thousands – Feb. 10, 2016

Did you know it’s been estimated that as much as 20 to 50% of energy consumption is lost as waste heat? By taking steps to recover waste heat that’s generally vented to the atmosphere, you can help your facility increase production capacity while reducing energy costs, maintenance expenses and pollution output. In this 30-minute webinar, we’ll cover methods of heat recovery, incentives to reduce upfront costs and helpful resources to assist you with your project.

Heat Recovery Systems Webinar | Heat Recovery Systems Webinar Handout


Pipe Insulation Equals Quick Savings – Jan. 13, 2016

Did you know it's been estimated that up to 30% of all mechanical insulation is either missing or damaged? Adding insulation or replacing damaged insulation on your steam system pipes can help your facility save a significant amount of energy and thousands of dollars each year. In this 30-minute webinar, we'll cover the reasons to insulate, the types of insulation, incentives available to reduce the upfront project costs, and helpful resources to assist you with your project.

Pipe Insulation Webinar | Pipe Insulation Webinar Handout