Final Agenda

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    • Optional – Monday, August 12, 2013
      • 4:00 – 7:00 pmExhibit Set-Up and Registration
    • Day 1 – Tuesday, August 13, 2013
      • 6:00 – 7:30 amExhibit Set-Up
      • 7:30 am – 5:00 pmRegistration Open
      • 7:30 – 8:30 amContinental Breakfast
      • 8:30 – 8:40 amOpening and Welcome
        Leslie Larocque, ESC Colorado Chapter Co-Chair
      • 8:40 – 9:00 amKeynote
        Introduction of Keynote: Hillary Dobos, ESC Colorado Chapter Co-Chair
        Keynote: The Honorable Shaun McGrath, EPA Region 8 Administrator
      • 9:00 – 9:45 amState of the Market
        The ESPC market investment exceeds $5 billion a year with 70 percent in the state and local MUSH market, 15 percent in the federal sector and 15 percent in other sectors. Panelists will discuss where the market is headed and what is driving it at the local, state and federal levels.

        Moderator: Christine Keck, ESC President
        Dr. Tim Unruh, Program Manager, US DOE, Federal Energy Management Program
        David Terry, Executive Director, National Association of State Energy Officials
        Peter Larsen, Senior Engineering Associate, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

      • 9:45-10:30 amGovernment Affairs
        Policies and legislation that impact ESPC projects at the Federal, State and regulatory levels.

        Moderator: Jim Ploger, ESC Secretary
        Don Gilligan, President, NAESCO
        Andrew McAfee, Energy Policy Manager, Western Governors’ Association
        Dr. Howard Geller, Executive Director, Southwest Energy Efficiency Project

      • 10:30 – 10:45 amNetwork Break
      • 10:45- NoonNew State Program Offerings
        In 2012 the U.S. State Energy Program provided $22 million in grant funding to a number of State Energy Offices to grow or expand their ESPC programs and develop new markets. Learn about the new places that states are going and the strategies that are taking them there.

        Moderator: Jim Arwood, ESC Executive Director
        Len Hoey, North Carolina Energy Office, Expanding ESPC through training and Standardize Contracts
        Michele Davidson, Colorado Energy Office, Private Sector EPC
        Matt Sullivan, California Energy Commission, California Public Facilities Energy Financing Partnership (CPFEFP)
        Peter Berger, Minnesota Department of Commerce, Guarantee Energy Savings Program
        Carilyn Shon, Hawaii DBEDT, Advancing Energy Efficiency in Hawaii Public Facilities
        Lee Colten, Kentucky SEO, Self-sustaining Public Facilities Energy Retrofit Program
        Chuck Murray, Washington Department of Commerce, Enhancing ESPC Program through an energy management strategy

      • Noon – 1:00 pmLunch Keynote
        Former Governor Bill Ritter
        Director for Center for the New Energy Economy, Colorado State University
      • 1:00 – 2:00 pmAlternative Financing Programs
        There are several different vehicles that the public sector relies upon for offsetting energy efficiency project costs or for financing energy improvements. Panelists will explore some examples that are becoming more common.

        Moderator: Karen Pelzer, ESC Board Member
        Doug Dahle, NREL, On-site Power Purchase Agreements as part of an ESPC
        Mike Horkey, Green Campus Partners, What’s new with Traditional ESPC Financing
        David Carey, Harcourt and Brown, Commercial PACE

      • 2:00 – 3:15 pmInnovative ESPC Projects
        Learn about projects that are breaking new ground from a panel of experts that have first-hand experience in the field.

        Moderator: Tom Walther, ESC Private Sector Vice-Chair
        Peter White, Johnson Controls, City of Pueblo ESPC
        Phillip Lowery, Energy Systems Group, Smarter Cities – How Innovative Project Partnerships Can Positively Impact Communities
        Bob Slattery, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Innovations in Federal ESPC: Combined Heat and Power, ESPC ENABLE, and beyond

      • 3:15 – 3:40 pmNetworking Break
      • 3:40 – 5:00 pmChapters in Action/State Chapter Roundtable
        The network of ESC State Chapters provides a vehicle for the members of the ESC that are located in or do business in a particular state to work together to identify and develop solutions to state-specific issues. This roundtable will touch on the activities going on in each State Chapter in attendance.

        Moderator: Pete Berger, ESC Board and Minnesota Chapter Public Sector Chair

      • 5:00 – 6:30 pmESC Welcome Reception
      • 6:40 pmColorado Chapter Night at a Rockies Game
        (RSVP upon registration limited to first 100)
    • Day 2 – Wednesday, August 14, 2013
      • 8:00 – 8:45 amEmerging Technologies for ESPC Projects
        Learn about some of the new emerging technologies and products coming to the marketplace.

        Moderator: Rhonda Courtney, ESC Past-President
        Bruce Ryman, Osram Sylvania, Latest Lighting Technologies in ESPC Projects
        Dave Lucas, Daikin McQuay — HVAC/VRF
        Kenneth Kelly, NREL, EV Infrastructure

      • 8:45 – 9:30 amGuarantees: Do Savings Projected = Savings Achieved
        The savings guarantee is the foundation of every ESPC as it outlines the significant impacts that the project will have upon the state and its patrons. Panelists will talk about some of the ways that projects are being benchmarked, tracked and reported.

        Moderator: Doug Dahle, ESC Board
        Bob Sauchelli, US EPA, The NEW Energy Star Benchmarking
        Chris Halpin, Celtic Energy, 3rd Party M&V
        Oliver Davis, concept3D, Simuwatt Audit – Capture, Store, Analyze, Save

      • 9:30 – 9:45 amNetworking Break
      • 9:45 – 10:30 amState Showcase — What Does Success Look Like
        In 2005, the ESC and our partners worked together to identify the ten best practices that we believed were essential to accelerating ESPC retrofit programs. Today, there are new examples of these key components that are making state programs successful. Learn about what some of these new examples include.

        Moderator: Matt Gates, ESC Board
        Policy — Len Hoey, North Carolina SEO
        Tracking — Hillary Dobos, Colorado SEO
        Programs — Amy Butler, Michigan ESC

      • 10:30 – 11:15 amProject Showcase — What Does Success Look Like
        What constitutes a successful ESPC project from the end-user’s perspective.

        Moderator: Steve Truebner, ESC Board
        Mary Treaster, Fairfield School District, Kansas, Waste Water Treatment Facility
        Lisa VanderHeyden, Jefferson County, Colorado, Library energy retrofit
        Brad Membel, Colorado Department of Human Services

      • 11:15 – 11:30 amAward Presentation and Next Year’s Host Announcement
        Join us in the Capitol Ballroom as we recognize the outstanding achievements and contributions from this year’s ESC Award Winners. We will also announce the host State Chapter for the 2014 ESC Conference.

        Moderator: Christine Keck, ESC Chair
        Inaugural ESPC Champion Award
        2014 Host Chapter
        Race To The Top Award

      • 11:30 – NoonMeet the Board of Directors/Wrap-up
      • NoonAdjourn -– Lunch on own