Track B: Commercial & Industrial Buildings


B1: LEED: Past, Present and Future

April 30, 10:30am – Noon

Moderator: Alicia Ravetto, FAIA, LEED Fellow, LEED AP BD+C, WELL AP, Architect, Alicia Ravetto Architect PA

Panelist: Sanjeev Patel, Principal and Design Director, Duda Paine Architects

Panelist: Elizabeth Bowen, LEED AP, PEM, Project Manager, The Weidt Group


B2: Buildings in the Digital Age: Networks and All That Data

April 30, 1:30pm – 3:00pm

Moderator: Jack Connell, Consultant, Connell Associates

Panelist: Robert Cox, PhD, Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UNC Charlotte

Panelist: Andy Kerfonta, Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder, TransData

Panelist: Ed Merwin, Director of Strategic Business, Tridium Inc.

Panelist: Keith Pehl, President and CEO, Optima Engineering

Panelist: Trent Tursi, Director, Digital Transformation, CompuCom


B3: Best Practices in Facility Design & Operations

April 30, 3:30pm – 5:00pm

Moderator: Kimberly Conley, Senior Project Manager, Clean Power and Industrial Efficiency, NC Clean Energy Technology Center

Panelist: Bill Bullock, Director of Project Engineering, Environmental Air Systems

Panelist: Sarah Curtis, Architect with Service Retail, Little Diversified Architectural Consultants

Panelist: Jeanne Huntsman, Principal, The Weidt Group

Panelist: Alex Lowrie, Energy Engineer, Center for Building Performance at Little Diversified Architectural Consultants

Panelist: Christian Matthews, Assoc. & Client Manager, Dewberry


B4: The Savings Beyond Energy

May 1, 10:00am – 11:30pm

Moderator: Jack Connell, Consultant, Connell Associates

Panelist: Kevin Day, Facility Performance Services Leader, MBP

Panelist: KeAnne Hoeg, Manager, Market Research and Reporting, Industry Expansion Solutions, NC State University

Panelist: Jim Waldrep, Senior Commissioning Project Manager, MBP

Panelist: Roger Woods, Intelligent Building Systems Lead, IBI Group


B5: Making Facilities Resilient in the Age of “Breaking News”

May 1, 1:00pm – 2:30pm

Moderator: Kimberly Conley, Senior Project Manager, Clean Power and Industrial Efficiency, NC Clean Energy Technology Center

Panelist: Jerry O’Keeffe, Manager, Large Accounts, Dominion Energy

Panelist: Chuck Richardson, VP, Engineering, South River Electric Membership Corporationd


B6: Mapping North Carolina’s Energy Efficient Future: Where Do We Go From Here?
(JOINT SESSION WITH GOVERNMENT & INSTITUTIONAL BUILDINGS)

May 1, 3:00pm – 4:30pm

Moderator: Jen Weiss, Senior Policy Advisor, Climate and Energy, Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, Duke University

Panelist: Kimberly Conley, Senior Project Manager, NC Clean Energy Technology Center

Panelist: Casey Fields, Program Manager, Income Qualified Services, Duke Energy

Panelist: Paula Hemmer, Engineer, Division of Air Quality, NC Department of Environmental Quality

Panelist: Onté Johnson, Sustainable Energy Campaign Coordinator, NC Sustainable Energy Association