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Con Edison Issues Agenda for C&I Energy Efficiency Summit; Reminds Customers to Register

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Con Edison Issues Agenda for C&I Energy Efficiency Summit; Reminds Customers to Register11:06 EDT Tuesday, April 24, 2012NEW YORK, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Con Edison Green Team has issued the agenda for its upcoming Energy Efficiency Summit, featuring best-selling author, world-class guitarist and motivational speaker Robin Crow as the keynote speaker. The Energy Efficiency Summit 2012: Transform Your Property into a High Performance Building will be held May 1 at the Hilton New York.  Owners of commercial and industrial properties should register at attendees will learn about energy-saving strategies and services, advanced technologies and valuable incentives through a combination of educational sessions, a products showcase, exhibits and a networking event. Educational breakout sessions in the Mercury Ballroom include: 10:00-10:45 a.m. Modernization of Building Envelope through Energy Efficiency, moderated by Ilana Judah, International Assoc., AIA, OAQ, LEED AP BD+C, Director of Sustainability, Senior Associate, FXFOWLE ArchitectsPanelistsJohn Hannum, Vice President, Energy & Building Sciences, Israel Berger & AssociatesTony Camarota, President & CEO, EPOX-ZDave Davenport, Principal, Harlem Greenfit Management & Urban Greenfit, LLC11:00-11:45 a.m. Using the Latest Lighting Technologies to Improve the Work Environment and Save Money, moderated by Peter Jacobson, Lighting Specialist, Con EdisonPanelistsMarty Salzberg, Senior Associate, Cline Bettridge Bernstein Lighting DesignTim Kehrli, Director of Sales, Energy Solutions, Lutron ElectronicsAndrew Lindstrom, LC, Director of Business Development for LED Lamps and Systems, Philips Lighting1:00-1:45 p.m. "Knowledge is Power" ? Learn How these Con Edison Customers Used the C&I Program to Benefit their Organization, moderated by Lauren Morin, Business Development Representative, Lockheed Martin PanelistsBill Woods, Assistant Building Manager, Edward J. Minskoff EquitiesDianne Anderson, Sustainability Manager, NYUJoe Kinney, Senior Project Engineer, New Yorker Hotel Management CompanyDaniel Gonzalez, Resident Manager, Trump Organization2:00-2:45 p.m. Benefits of Plant Optimization, moderated by Steven Baumgartner, PE, CEM, HBDP, LEED AP, Energy Engineer, Associate, Buro HappoldPanelistsHemant Mehta, President, WM Group EngineersJamie Dalton, Account Executive, Optimum EnergyDavid Klee, Director, Optimized Building Solutions, Johnson Controls3:00-3:45 p.m. Using Energy-Efficiency Upgrades to Increase Data Center Capabilities, moderated by Mark Bramfitt, PE, Principal, Bramfitt ConsultingPanelistsJulius Neudorfer, CTO, North American Access Technologies, Inc.John Collins, President, Cirrant Partners, Inc.Brad Morgan, Cooling Solutions Manager, Electronic EnvironmentsMark Davidson, Chief Sustainability Officer, JouleX Enterprise Energy ManagementPaul Garrin, Vice President & CIO, Lighthouse InternationalMichael Harrington, Manager, Targeted Demand Side Management Program, Con Edison will facilitate the following Con Edison Connection sessions in the Trianon Ballroom: 10:00 ? 10:45 a.m. Convert to Natural Gas, Joseph McGowan, Manager, Gas Customer Solutions, Con Edison11:00 ? 11:45 a.m.  Customer Sited Solar PV and Combined Heat and Power Systems, Margarett Jolly, Distributed Generation Ombudsperson, Con Edison1:00 ? 1:45 p.m. Electric Vehicles: Market Conditions and Challenges, John Shipman, Department Manager, Electric Vehicles, Con Edison 2:00 ? 2:45 p.m. Demand Response and the Benefits of Controlling Your Load, Colin Smart, Section Manager, Commercial Customer Solutions, Con EdisonMore than 100 Market Partners are expected to exhibit, several of which are scheduled to demonstrate energy-efficient technologies and techniques at the Pitch Stop products showcase in the Rendezvous Trianon. Pitch Stop presentations include:Time PresenterCompanyTopic 10:00 ? 10:20 a.m.Jeffrey A. McGaugheyPowerTron GlobalPermaFrost NMR Nanotechnology 10:30 ? 10:50 a.m.Richard RogersMitsubishi ElectricVariable Refrigerant Flow 11:00 ? 11:20 a.m.Andrew Topinka & Philip J.A. LingTechnical Group Services, Inc. & Powersmiths International Corp.High-Efficiency Transformers 11:30 ? 11:50 a.m.Christopher PedecineDaikin McQuayHigh-Efficiency Rooftop Units 1:00 ? 1:20 p.m.Greg Fricke & Jeff DealsLeonard Powers, Inc. & Hamilton EngineeringHigh-Efficiency Condensing Boiler Technology 1:30 ? 1:50 p.m.Matthew MinksCentron LightingLED Fixture Replacement vs. Retrofit 2:00 ? 2:20 p.m.Jim BosJames W. Bos, LLCElevator Efficiency 2:30 ? 2:50 p.m.Tim LynchPEPCO ControlsWireless DDC Control Technology 3:00 ? 3:20 p.m.Dr. Scott Thayer & Jim MishlerThermaXX Jackets Thermal Jackets for Specialty Equipment 3:30 ? 3:50 p.m.Declan DalyGlass EnergyWindow Film Property and facility managers, engineers and energy managers, C-level executives, energy consultants, architects, designers, contractors, distributors and installers can register for the Summit at For more information about the Summit email or call 1-877-797-6347.  The Con Edison Green Team has an energy efficiency program available for almost everyone. To learn which program is right for you, call the Green Team at 1-877-860-6118 or visit Con Edison is a subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc. (NYSE: ED), one of the nation's largest investor-owned energy companies, with approximately $13 billion in annual revenues and $39 billion in assets. The utility provides electric, gas and steam service to more than three million customers in New York City and Westchester County, New York. For additional financial, operations and customer service information, visit us on the Web at, at our green site,, or find us on Facebook at Power of Green.SOURCE Con EdisonFor further information: Elizabeth Matthews, +1-212-460-4111,; Agency Contact: Gayle Nowak, +1-978-525-3742,