2018 Energy Summit


2018 Energy Summit
Friday, August 24, 2018
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Program
Golden Valley Country Club
7001 Golden Valley, Golden Valley, Minnesota 55427, USA

8:00 AM Reducing Utility Expenses – It’s Just a Matter of “Connecting the Watts”
Stephen Todd,
Founder, The Energy Guy
• How to create a high-level Energy Cost Control Brief
• Importance of discovery conversations with ownership, in-house operators, and 3rd -party HVAC and BAS service providers
• Crafting Pragmatic energy cost cutting policies and establishing meaningful reduction goals
• Telling a great utility cost savings story

8:50 AM Innovative Trends in Energy Savings
Moderator: Jen Bolstad,
Business Development and Marketing Director, LKPB Engineers
Joanne Gray, Client Ambassador, Honeywell 
John Costello, Principal, LKPB Engineers
Bridget Geisler, Associate AIA, ESG
• Latest trends in smart control and data logger technology affecting building owners, managers and tenants
• What’s hot and what are the tenants demanding?
• What can smart control automation contribute to health, aesthetics, and energy savings?
• What are the costs and cost savings?
• Implementing many of these new devices and practices to your project

9:55 Break

10:10 AM Programs, Rebates and Incentives for Improving Buildings 
Moderator: Tom Lambrecht,
Manager Economic Development Services, Great River Energy
Peter Klein, Vice President of Finance, Saint Paul Port Authority
Tom Sagstetter, Commercial Account Manager, City of Elk River
Jeff Haase, Leader, Member Technology & Innovation, Great River Energy
• Funding Programs to help fund efficiency improvement
• Self funding a life cycle of energy improvement in your building 
• Using utility rebate programs to your best advantage
• Tracking local, state and federal incentives (tax and other)
• The future of energy mandates and their related cost to owners

11:00 AM Saving Big with Energy Design Assistance (EDA) Strategies 
Moderator: Alyssa Jagdfeld,
Associate, AIA, ESG  
Kris Kohls, Product Manager, Xcel Energy
Nicolle VanWie, Vice President, ESG
Rich Peske, Project Manager, The Weidt Group
Katie Anthony, Project Manager, Schafer Richardson
• Identify key energy efficiency strategies in your construction and properties in our climate
• Financial benefits to the owner through rebates with little or no upfront cost
• The benefits of Energy Modeling
• Case studies of Energy Design Assistance (EDA) strategies
• The challenges and benefits of enrollment

12:00 PM Adjourn and Networking

2018 Energy Summit


  • When

  • Friday, August 24, 2018
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Central Time

  • Where

  • Golden Valley Country Club
    7001 Golden Valley
    Golden Valley, Minnesota 55427

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