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Discover a world of ideas in one day. There are opportunities for exploring industry innovations, networking with contacts, viewing exhibits and enjoying powerful keynote speakers.  All built around our mission to help you advance your energy efficiency action plan.

 

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  • 7:30 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. • REGISTRATION

    Registration, Networking Breakfast and Energy Efficiency Exhibition Breakfast will be served in Salon C/D

  • 8:15 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. • BREAKFAST / OPENING SESSION

    Breakfast / Opening Session

    Salon C/D

  • 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. • MORNING WORKSHOPS I

    SESSION 1 •  TECHNOLOGIES FOR YOUR HOME

    Introducing Smart Thermostats

    Some of the most efficient tools for managing energy efficiency are the multitude of advanced thermostats that can automatically adjust temperatures and other environmental conditions to meet the specific requirements of both businesses and consumers. Given the speed and variety of smart thermostats entering the marketplace, providers are looking for insights to select the most appropriate device for their customers. This session will help the audience understand the capabilities, nuances and appropriate deployment options for smart thermostats, empowering them to fully optimize the financial and environmental benefits of these tools.

     

    SESSION 2 • TECHNOLOGIES FOR YOUR BUSINESS

    A Look at 2020 Lighting

    Today’s technology gives properties a multitude of ways to manage lighting. Integration with both Building Management Systems (BMS) and Energy Management Systems (EMS) empowers customers to automatically customize and control lighting systems to meet their specific needs. Our panel of experts will share insights to help the audience understand the capabilities of these solutions to properly automate and manage lighting within their own facilities.

     

    SESSION 3 • GREEN COMPANIES

    All About Ground Source Heat Pumps

    New York State has labelled Ground Source Heat Pumps as a potential game-changing solution for reducing energy consumption. While the technology has been widely acclaimed, relatively few providers have expressed the confidence or interest to deploy this technology. Our experts will provide a deep dive into this solution and offer practical advice for deployment.

     

    SESSION 4 • UTILITY

    Future of Energy Efficiency Programs

    PSEG Long Island has been at the forefront of developing and executing many energy efficiency programs that have made a positive impact for business and residential customers. But what’s on the horizon? Our experts will explain the new and compelling energy efficiency programs the company will roll out in the coming months.

     

    SESSION 5 • OTHER

    A Primer on Financing

    PSEG Long Island, New York State, and other entities offer a broad array of financial programs designed to help businesses and consumers acquire and implement the most appropriate energy efficiency solutions for their needs. Interested in learning if your business is eligible to take advantage of these programs? If so, you’ll want to join us for this session and find out how you can participate in these essential financing programs.

  • 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. • BREAK

    Coffee Break, Networking and Exhibition

  • 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. • MORNING WORKSHOPS II

    SESSION 1 •  TECHNOLOGIES FOR YOUR HOME

    The 411 on Air Source Heat Pumps

    As a means to promote renewable energy, Air Source Heat Pumps (ASHP) are a recognized solution to reducing consumption and increasing efficiency. This session will help attendees understand the benefits of this technology and will also offer suggested strategies for financing and implementing these solutions.

     

    SESSION 2 • TECHNOLOGIES FOR YOUR BUSINESS

    Chillin’ Over Chillers

    Many industries rely on chilling technology as part of the manufacturing process. Advancements in Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) solutions enable these organizations to maximize efficiency and reduce the high costs associated with energy usage. Let our team show you how VRF can be a game-changing alternative for production facilities. You’ll not only gain insights about this technology, but also hear about real-world success stories that illustrate the profound benefits of VRF.

     

    SESSION 3 • GREEN COMPANIES

    Benchmarking: Measuring Success

    How does your organization compare with similar businesses regarding energy consumption? Benchmarking tools offer reliable insights into your energy usage, and help you identify multiple avenues to improve efficiency. In fact, many jurisdictions and providers now require customers to participate in benchmarking programs. Join this session to get the latest information on benchmarking and learn how it can benefit your organization.

     

    SESSION 4 • UTILITY

    The Road Ahead: Electric Vehicles

    According to the International Energy Association, the number of electric vehicles on the road will reach over 125 million in 2030, representing a 3000 percent increase over current levels. Along with the environmental benefits of electric vehicles also comes increased demand on the power grid. Our panel of experts will share insights and suggestions on how businesses and consumers can leverage the efficiency gains of electric vehicles while also maximizing sustainability.

     

    SESSION 5 • OTHER

    Water Conservation Practices

    Successful energy efficiency practices extend well beyond managing electric consumption. Water conservation and appropriate waste management processes are also essential in maintaining a balance between economic requirements and environmental needs. This session will offer attendees practical ideas that will lead to improved water conservation practices – and lower energy costs – in both commercial and residential settings.

  • 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. • LUNCHEON / KEYNOTE SPEAKER

    Luncheon and Keynote Speaker Joe Connolly

    Salon C/D

  • 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. • AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS

    SESSION 1 •  TECHNOLOGIES FOR YOUR HOME

    High Performance Solutions

    Today’s energy providers have access to a wide array of compelling tools and solutions that drive energy efficiency. Offerings like IoT, smart appliances and weatherization services enable businesses and residents the ability to quickly increase performance and lower energy costs. But with all this choice, choosing the right solution can be a challenge. Our team will help guide you through the labyrinth of possibilities to identify the right solution for your deployment.

     

    SESSION 2 • UTILITY

    All About Smart Meters

    Advancements in smart meters now enable energy providers to monitor consumption remotely — without having to send personnel to read meters. These devices provide accurate readings in real-time, which saves customers the burden of dealing with in-person meter readings and estimated bills. This session will provide a deep dive on these innovations and discuss strategies for deploying smart meters to improve efficiency and customer service.

     

    SESSION 3 • OTHER

    Reducing Fossil Fuels

    Solar, wind and other renewables are just some of the energy types frequently discussed as alternatives to fossil fuels. And while eliminating fossil fuels is certainly a noble goal that has lots of support, is it realistic? Are we ready for full-fledged departure from fossil fuel reliance?  Find out what our experts think as they discuss the realities – and ramifications – of weaning off fossil fuels, and how it affects your business.

  • 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. • NETWORKING

    Coffee Break, Networking and Exhibition

  • 4:00 p.m. • CLOSE

    Conference Closed

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