This Massachusetts Lodging Association Speaker and Seminar Series event is organized by Boston Green Tourism, NSTAR, National Grid, Renew Boston, Sheraton Boston and the Barr Foundation. This conference is open to all MLA member--and BGT members.
The conference will feature:
Continental Breakfast, Lunch and Afternoon Reception are included with registration.
- Presentations about important new energy and water efficiency technologies.
- Case studies from hotels and engineering firm leaders who have slashed hotel energy bills.
- A panel discussion with City of Boston, NSTAR, National Grid and hotel leaders regarding energy policies, incentives, strategy and new technology.
- Energy efficiency vendors.
The conference agenda is below.
Cost: $25 per attendee.
***Please note: I didn't intend to charge BGT members for this conference, but needed to do so for logistical reasons. If the fee is a barrier for you, please send me a note. I will gladly waive your fee and register you off-line.
Who Should Attend: Hotel GM's, Directors of Engineering, Chief Financial Officers, Green Team Leaders.Click here to register!
8:00 to 9:00 Deluxe Continental Breakfast
9:00 to 10:00 Facilitated Panel Discussion
Greeting: Colleen Keating, Senior Vice President, Operations at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide
Moderator: Dan Ruben, Executive Director, Boston Green Tourism
- Michael Jorgensen, General Manager, Westin Copley Place
- Brian Swett, Chief of Environment and Energy, City of Boston
- Tilak Subrahamanian, Director of Energy Efficiency, NSTAR
- Carol White, Director, Program Strategy - Massachusetts, National Grid
- Tedd Saunders, President, EcoLogical Solutions & CSO, Saunders Hotel Group
10:00 to 10:15 Transition / Coffee Break / Time with Vendors
10:15 to 11:45 Morning Session
This session, with the following five presentations, is for all conference participants.
Sheraton Boston's Path to 30/20/20: Their Plan for Cutting Energy by 30% and Water by 20% by 2020
Jeff Hanulec, Director of Engineering, Sheraton Boston
Hyatt Regency Boston's Strategy for Reducing Electricity Use by 45%
Brian Gorski, Director of Engineering, Hyatt Regency Boston
The Hidden Energy: Electric Motor Savings in Hotels
Michael Rosenkranz, Energy Solutions Specialist, GEXPRO;
Paul Lynn, Manager, Corporate Energy Marketing Programs, Regal-Beloit Corporation
Charles Seyfert, Field Sales Engineer, Regal-Beloit Corporation
Improved Chilled Water Plant Performance with a New Energy Valve
Dick Hubbell, District Sales Manager, Belimo
The Low-Voltage Transformer Opportunity: Reduce Losses by 70-80%
Chris Wheeler, Director of Sales and Business Development, PowerSmiths International
11:45 to 12:00 Transition / Time with Vendors
12:00 to 12:45 Lunch Buffet
12:45 to 1:00 Transition / Time with Vendors
1:00 to 2:30 Afternoon Session
This session, with the following four presentations, is for all conference participants.
Advances in Energy Efficient Lighting for Hotels
Carlos Alonso Niemeyer, Program Manager - Energy Efficiency Services, NSTAR
Edward Bartholomew, Commercial Lighting Program Manager, National Grid
High Impact Hotel Energy Projects
Jesse Stallions, Senior Energy Engineer, Sebesta Blomberg
Natural Gas Energy Efficiency Opportunities for Hotels
Michael Pace, Senior Energy Engineer, Horizon Energy Services
Fred McKiernan, Senior Energy Engineer, Horizon Energy Services
Water Issues and Innovative Water Efficiency Opportunities in Hotels and Restaurants
Dan Cook, President, Conservation Solutions Corporation
2:30 to 4:00 Networking Reception with Hors D'oeuvres, Wine and Beer
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