The Buildings UP team and our partners want you to have all the resources you need to submit a successful Phase 1 application by the July 18 deadline, and that includes making connections that can help you maximize your proposed programs! 

This May, join partner Browning the Green Space for a series of interactive Buildings UP Teaming Events to connect with potential partners who will help you get the most out of your innovative ideas.  

Events are organized by geographic region:  

 In addition, we are also hosting various upcoming webinars and events in May to ensure you have all the information you need to compete in the prize: 

Information Prize Overview Webinar 

U.S. Department of Energy and America-Made prize administrators will present everything you need to know about competing in Buildings UP. The webinar will include timelines, deliverables, and prize rules, as well as a live Q&A.  

Office Hours:  

Bring your questions to the Buildings UP Office Hours! The sessions will include opportunities to ask questions related to previous Buildings UP training webinar topics, the application process, and any other clarifications that would be helpful as applicants work to prepare their application materials.   

  • May 2, 12:30-2 p.m. ET—Buildings UP Office Hours: Community-Driven Planning, Funding, and Energy Efficiency Programs. Register Here 
  • May 15, 2:30-4 p.m. ET—Buildings UP Office Hours: Underserved Commercial and Drivers of Energy Efficiency in Affordable Housing. Register Here  

Training Webinars (past webinar recordings are also available): 

Looking for resources to prepare for the full Phase 1 application? Join the upcoming training webinars hosted by our partners at R2E2. 

  • May 10, 1:30-3 p.m. ET—Choosing your Building Upgrade Zone: Structural Equity Considerations: Register Here 
  • May 11, 12-1:30 p.m. ET—Building Upgrades: An Opportunity for Workforce and Economic Inclusion: Register Here 

 Check out all upcoming events and webinars, learn more, register, and access recordings of previous events on the HeroX Upcoming Webinars & Recordings tab.