Recorded Webinars

The following PennTAP webinars have been recorded and are available to view on demand. Selecting a webinar will open it in a new window using YouTube.

Financing Energy Improvements to Increase Efficiency Within Your Facility

Date Recorded: Jul 21, 2022

Often, many companies are eligible to apply for funding to assist with improvement efforts. Eligibility of sites and projects, as well as project payback estimates, should be considered carefully. This webinar will cover funding opportunities for small to mid-sized companies throughout Pennsylvania.

North Central PA Energy Efficiency Roundtable on Lighting and Controls

Date Recorded: Jun 7, 2022

The North Central PA Energy Efficiency Roundtable is providing a free webinar on energy-efficient lighting systems. The webinar will provide participants with cutting-edge information to help assess and implement money-saving projects using modern lighting technology and lighting system controls. 

Get Connected: University Resources for PA Industry

Date Recorded: May 19, 2022

Penn State University offers many opportunities for collaboration with the business community in Pennsylvania. This webinar will highlight many of those opportunities, presenting the first steps for businesses to engage with the university.

Manufacturing Innovation "Rapid Fire" Roundtable

Date Recorded: Apr 22, 2022

Join Penn State faculty and staff to learn about innovation partnership and grant funding opportunities for the food, plastics, and material manufacturing industries. This one-hour “rapid fire” roundtable will quickly highlight the science and technology resources available to local industries, examples of past projects, and workshops available to help employees spark ideas and think creatively. Ben Franklin Technology Partners will also provide information on grants available to fund innovation and guidance on how to get started.

Understanding Your Utility Bills and How It Can Save You Money

Date Recorded: Apr 21, 2022

Prior to an energy assessment, PennTAP requires a 12-month history of utility bills including electric, natural gas, propane, oil, wood, water, and any other applicable energy sources utilized in your business. This information allows us…

Penn State University Engagement Opportunities for the Plastics Industry

Date Recorded: Mar 17, 2022

Faculty and staff from Penn State Behrend, home of the largest academic plastics training lab in the nation, will share information about cutting edge research, state-of-the-art facilities, academic programming, continuing education for plastics workers, and industry/university partnership opportunities.

Powdered Metallurgy – Industry Trends and University Engagement Opportunities

Date Recorded: Nov 18, 2021

This webinar will present current research activities at Penn State as well as look at the future trends related to the powdered metals industry. There will also be a discussion of the facilities at Penn State which can support industry needs and ways to engage with faculty and student expertise to solve challenging problems facing powdered metal companies today. 

Pathways to Smart Manufacturing through Smart Maintenance

Date Recorded: Jun 17, 2021

PennTAP will be joined in this webinar by Dr. Vittal Prabhu who will describe the process by which manufacturer’s can begin to develop a smart maintenance program through the use of data as well as present ways in which Penn State can assist companies with this transition to smart maintenance through development of a baseline performance models, IIOT sensor data, and algorithms for analysis and prediction along with estimating return on investment for implementing IOT and cloud computing solutions.

Getting ‘Ready’ for Energy Efficiency

Date Recorded: Jan 28, 2021

The 50001 Ready program provides a self-paced process for organizations to build energy awareness and increase the energy efficiency of their facilities. The 50001 Ready program provides companies with the framework needed to reduce energy and costs.

Southwestern PA Energy Efficiency Roundtable: Combined Heat & Power Operators Panel

Date Recorded: Dec 9, 2020

This webinar will feature a panel of field experts and energy managers who are current users of Combined Heat and Power (CHP) technology. The panelists, from Allegheny Health Network, Joule Design, and MCR Performance Solutions, will share their user experiences and answer specific questions related to CHP technology, understanding your energy demand, and the CHP adoption process.