7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Welcome & Introduction
8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Keynote Address:
Michael Rogers,
“The Practical Futurist®
Smart Buildings and the Future of
Commissioning
  How will the accelerating development of “smart building” technology affect the construction industry and commissioning providers?

Practical Futurist Michael Rogers - a consultant for FedEx, Boeing, Dow Corning, GE and other organizations trying to plan for the future - has made a career of analyzing major trends and recognizing what their impacts will be. He is completing a two-year tenure as “futurist in residence” at The New York Times, writes a regular column for Newsweek and is a frequent guest on radio and television.

Come see what this dynamic speaker thinks is in store for our industry in the coming years and decades!
9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Break
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. LEED™ 2012 Proposed
Cx Requirements
H. Jay Enck, CxAP
Commissioning & Green Building Solutions, Inc.
Big changes are in store for the LEED™ 2012 commissioning requirements - are you
  informed and ready? Jay Enck, chair of the commissioning subcommittee tasked with drafting the changes, will provide a detailed look at what’s changing, why, and what it will mean for the commissioning providers working on LEED™-certified buildings.
11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. – Noon Existing Buildings: The Energy
Investment Analysis
   
Andrew Heitman, CxA
Building Energy Sciences, LLC
Identifying opportunities to improve facility performance and estimating associated energy reduction can be challenging. The energy investment analysis is a methodical process including site observations, graphical and numerical analysis of utility consumption, and energy simulation designed to identify and quantify measures that will conserve energy and improve facility performance.
   
Noon – 1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Building Envelope/ Enclosure Commissioning
Fiona Aldous
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (WJE)
  As commissioning becomes more broadly implemented, the building envelope is more frequently expected to be part of the commissioning scope. For many providers though, envelope or enclosure commissioning remains something of a mystery - join one of the industry’s experts as she explains the principles and processes behind this increasingly important discipline.
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Software Solutions for
Ongoing Commissioning
Chip Pieper
Scientific Conservation
Organizations open to embracing new methods and solutions to improve facility performance are increasingly turning to new and sophisticated software analytics. This session will discuss the use of non-intrusive ongoing commissioning software that commissioning providers and owners can deploy to help continuously optimize systems’ performance and energy efficiency.
3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Break
3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Commissioning Healthcare Facilities
Steven “Rusty” Ross, P.E., CxA
SSRCx, Inc.
Healthcare facilities commissioning requires in-depth plan reviews, commissioning of systems beyond HVAC and specific assistance in preparing the O&M staff. Join an author of ASHE’s Health Facility Commissioning Guidelines for a discussion of how commissioning specifically tailored for healthcare projects can help them operate as intended and prepare the facility staff for occupancy.
4:45 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Get-Acquainted Reception
   
Please join us immediately following the meeting on Thursday for an evening
reception. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be provided.

This is a great opportunity for attendees to network with fellow members, exhibitors, and guests.
 
 
7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Lighting Control Commissioning
Lighting controls have become an ever more essential part of
commissioning providers’ repertoire, with new developments and technologies emerging all the time. Join two leaders in lighting as they discuss the latest and how it affects you.
Kostas Papamichael, PhD
California Lighting Technology Center
Kostas Papamichael is a professor in the Department of Environmental Design at the University of California, Davis, and is
  the Associate Director of the California Lighting Technology Center there.

During the last 25 years, Kostas has worked on development of energy efficiency strategies and technologies for buildings, focusing on fenestration systems and daylighting, as well as
the integration of electric lighting and fenestration controls.
Francis Rubinstein, PhD
Building Technologies Center, Lawrence
Berkeley National Lab
Francis Rubinstein is a staff scientist at LBNL, where he leads the Building Technology Department’s Lighting Research Group. An internationally recognized expert in advanced lighting controls research, Rubinstein developed a low-cost building equipment control network (IBECS) that will allow lighting systems and other building equipment to be controlled wirelessly from the Internet.
   
9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Measurement & Verification:
Procedures and Methods
Baskar Subbarao, P.E., CxA, CMVP
California Lighting Technology Center
Establishing and maintaining good M&V procedures can make all the difference when it comes to validating energy savings. This presentation will cover strategies for both new and existing buildings, including the relationship between the relevant LEED credits and with a focus on calibrated simulation.
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Commissioning Active Chilled Beams
Darren Alexander, P.Eng.
Twa Panel Systems, Inc.
Use of chilled beam technology in commercial buildings is rising. This informative session will cover the fundamentals of these systems, where they make sense and where they don’t, controls considerations, and strategies for successful testing and commissioning.
11:45 a.m. – Noon Closing Remarks and Adjournment
12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Busch Stadium Technical Tour
& Lunch
 
Optional Event –
(See meeting homepage for more information!)
 
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