8 Continuing Education Hours for a full days attendance at ECOnference

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2014 ECOnference Agenda TRACK 1- Room H TRACK 2- Room I and J
Green Buildings Alternative Energy/Energy  Efficiency
8:00 - 8:15 am
Room F and G
Opening Remarks Room F and G
Environmental Improvements at Old Dominion University
Doug Alexander

Director, Environmental Health and Safety
Old Dominion University

8:20 - 9:10 am

Session 1
Room F and G

The Built Environment and Local Sea-Level Rise: Anticipating and Preparing for Surprises.-Room F and G
Dr. Hans-Peter Plag
Co-Director, Climate Change and Sea Level Rise Initiative(CCSLRI)
Old Dominion University
9:10 - 9:40 am – Exhibits Break – Exhibits and Networking
  TRACK 1- Room H TRACK 2- Room I and J


Session 2

Beyond LEED - trends in green development – Bradley University and National Mall Underground
Lidia Berger, MEM, LEED Fellow, LEED AP BD+C, LEED AP O+M
National Sustainability Director, Dewberry
Tom Seymour, AIA,
Executive Vice President
Energy Education and Research at Old Dominion University

Grayson Walker, Mujde Erten-Unal, Sandeep Kumar
Old Dominion University


Session 3

“Green Case Study”
Paula J. Loomis, FAIA, FSAME,
US Army Corp of Engineers
Sustainable fuels and Bioproducts from Microalgae
Sandeep Kumar, PhD
Civil Engineering, Old Dominion University


Session 4

Greening Existing Buildings:  An Introduction to Retro-Commissioning
Brian Turner and Peter Skaredoff
Clark Nexsen
REConomics: Funding projects in times of Sequestration
Bruce Grulke

12:15 - 1:15

Room F and G


Session 5

Regional Director, Department of Environmental Quality

Maria Nold

An update on local environmental issues
Luncheon Sponsor- BBG Inc.

  TRACK 1- Room H TRACK 2- Room I and J



Session 6

Holistic Heat Transfer Modeling As a Design Tool for Energy Efficient Building Design

Grayson Walker, Mechanical Engineering Dept., Old Dominion University
William Reynolds, Signature Research Inc

An Old Idea (solar collector) redesigned for Cheap, Reliable Energy

Steve Nelson
Zenman Energy

2:10- 3:00

Session 7

Reflections II -Commercial Office Building
Existing Building Energy Improvements

Liberty Property Trust
Kristina Townsend, RPA, FMA, LEED Green Associate
Senior Property Manager
Jeremy Kuhre
Sustainable Solutions Corporation
2013 Winner of an Ebie Award for Commercial Buildings

Introduction to Variable Refrigerant Volume (Flow) HVAC Systems
Jon Perry
Hoffman and Hoffman

Sponsored by the ODU Student Chapter of ASHRAE

3:00-3:20  Exhibits and Networking Exhibits and Networking


Session 8
Room F and G


Commercial Wind Power and Communities
A Social, Economic and Political template for our renewable energy future.
Winton Dahlstrom
Helix Synergy LLC./Inc.
  TRACK 1- Room H TRACK 2- Room I and J


Session 9

LEED Version 4
JC Douglass
Environmental Scientist
Clark Nexsen and the Hampton Roads Green Building Council

The Critical Partnerships for Energy, Synergy, and a Facility’s Carbon Footprint
Jim Morris
Assistant Director,  Environmental and Energy Management
Virginia Beach Public Schools
   Continuing Education Certificates awarded Continuing Education Certificates awarded 
5:00-6:00 pm Networking and Exhibits – Sponsored Event