Summit Program

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ET Summit: Fall 2018 Evening Reception

Network and reconnect with your colleagues over dinner and drinks as we kick off the ET Summit: Fall 2018 in style. Join us for the evening reception on Monday, October 8, at the Embassy Suites — it’s included with your conference registration!

NOTE: Please refer to the tabs above to view the respective schedules for the Main Hall and the Commercial Auditorium.

Network, reconnect, and enjoy a light breakfast with your fellow attendees.

Join us for a lively discussion with three leaders in the property development and management industry. Our keynote panelists will discuss their successes implementing advanced building practices, emerging technologies and new building design, construction, and operations in the ever-changing California landscape. In this context they will talk about their experiences with developers, government, utility companies, and others.

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Coffee, snacks, refreshments, and networking.  The Residential Track will now commence in the Main Hall.

Californians have saved billions of dollars through energy efficiency standards since 1977. Review the updates to Title 24 going into effect next year as well as the policy directions for future code cycles. Also, a prominent building industry consultant will share her perspective on the challenges builders face in incorporating new technologies and requirements into the design and construction processes.

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Refuel while you connect with your fellow attendees.  Take a walk outside to refresh and prepare to dive back in!

Which emerging technologies in the residential sector can be integrated into demand response programs? Listen in on the discussion of “desirable” requirements from customer and utility perspectives, barriers to customer adoption, ease of recruitment, persistence, and data availability for M&V purposes. Results from recent field testing will be presented to better understand installation processes and customer engagement with their homes.

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  • Tarun Kapoor– Expert Product Manager, Emerging Technologies, PG&E

Join us for a tour of the country’s largest state-of-the-art kitchen showcasing natural-gas-fired commercial equipment. The Energy Resource Center kitchen invites you to test the latest equipment at no charge so you can make the best decisions for your kitchens, customers, and bottom line. Note: Be sure to get a complimentary ticket at the registration desk before they run out.

Take a close look at a multifamily project in Pomona that was built to meet LEED standards and be ready for net-zero energy. Panelists include the building’s owner/operator, the lead designer, and a consultant who optimized the integration of energy efficiency and distributed energy resources.

Speakers:

  • Monica Mejia– Director of Housing Development, LINC Housing
  • Jonas Villalba – CTO, Naak. VP of Development, Promise Energy
  • Brian Weller – Director of Production, D33 Design & Planning

Moderator:

  • Jerine Ahmed – Senior Engineer, Technology Area Lead, Whole Buildings & HVAC, SCE

Coffee, snacks, refreshments, and networking.  Return to the Main Hall for the final sessions of the summit.

Normalized Metered Energy Consumption (NMEC) is a powerful new tool in the M&V toolkit, but it is not without its challenges. Join the panelists for a lively discussion of M&V 2.0—current procedures, approaches, tools, and how NMEC is being implemented.

Speakers:

  • Jim Kelsey– President, kW Engineering
  • Shahana Samiullah – Senior Manager, Customer Insights and Measurement & Evaluation, SCE
  • Lance Durr– Refrigeration & Energy Management Supervisor, Stater Bros. Markets

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Wrap up the day with some inspiration as we gather together for the closing remarks of the ET Summit!

NOTE: Please refer to the tabs above to view the respective schedules for the Main Hall and the Commercial Auditorium. Programming in the Commercial Auditorium will take place from 10:45 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Various storage technologies can be used for load shifting and peak shaving in commercial spaces. Learn about electric batteries for smaller and larger modular units and thermal batteries for medium-temp refrigeration and low-temp freezers.

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Moderator:

  • Mark Martinez – Senior Portfolio Manager, Demand Response Emerging Markets and Technologies, SCE

Refuel while you connect with your fellow attendees.  Take a walk outside to refresh and prepare to dive back in!

Join the panelists as they compare the energy productivity of a traditional restaurant production line with a next-generation production line that uses advanced technology, focused training, and an energy information system. Also on the menu: advances in plug load equipment and improving implementation through collaboration among utilities, manufacturers, and end users.

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  • Will Morris – Food Service Program Advisor, SoCalGas

Join us for a tour of the country’s largest state-of-the-art kitchen showcasing natural-gas-fired commercial equipment. The Energy Resource Center kitchen invites you to test the latest equipment at no charge so you can make the best decisions for your kitchens, customers, and bottom line. Note: Be sure to get a complimentary ticket at the registration desk before they run out.

In this session on innovations in managing water systems in existing commercial buildings, learn about optimized evaporative pre-cooling add-on technologies that can address peaky loads at different times of day, hot and chilled water system optimization in large plants, and an emerging gas-powered heat-pump water heater for multifamily and commercial laundry sites.

Speakers:

  • Scott Reed – VP of Strategy and Marketing, Stone Mountain Technologies Inc.
  • Tim Quigley – Hydronic and Plumbing Specialist, Air Treatment Corporation
  • Theresa Pistochini – Engineering Manager, Energy and Efficiency Institute

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Coffee, snacks, refreshments, and networking.  Return to the Main Hall for the final sessions of the summit.