Better Buildings Summit

Monday, May 9, 2016 Sector Sessions
7:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Registration
Room: Columbia West
Level: Terrace
9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Multifamily
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Workshop: Welcome, National Goal, and Federal Policy
Room: Columbia 7
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Workshop: Portfolio-Wide Planning and Passive House Properties
Room: Columbia 7
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Workshop: Meet Your Account Manager
Room: Columbia 6
9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Partner Pavilion
Partner Pavilion
Room: International Ballroom / Concourse Foyer
12:30 PM – 1:45 PM
Opening Remarks and Networking Lunch
Room: International Ballroom
Level: Concourse
SPEAKER:
Dr. Kathleen Hogan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, DOE

NETWORKING LUNCHES:
Commercial — Affiliate Lunch: Leveraging DOE Resources for Your Membership in room Northwest
Commercial — SEED Collaborative Roundtable Lunch in room Morgan
Industrial — Better Plants Technology Transfer Lunch in room Columbia 5
Multifamily — Partner Lunch in room Columbia 6
1:45 PM – 2:00 PM
Break
2:00 PM – 3:15 PM
Commercial
Commercial Real Estate Break-out
Room: Columbia 2
Healthcare Break-out
Room: Holmead East
Higher Education Break-out
Room: Jay
Hospitality Break-out
Room: Holmead West
Retail, Food Service, and Grocery Break-out
Room: Columbia 9
Industrial
Better Plants Discussion: Key Trends and Future Directions in Industrial Energy Efficiency
Room: Columbia 5
Public
Local Government Meet-Up: Part 1
Room: Columbia 8
Advancing K-12 Energy Efficiency Strategies
Room: Oak Lawn
Multifamily
Workshop: Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Public Housing - Policy in the Weeds
Room: Columbia 7
Workshop: Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Insured and Assisted Housing - Utility Tracking and Benchmarking Roundtable
Room: Columbia 6
3:15 PM – 3:45 PM
Break
3:45 PM – 5:00 PM
Commercial
Cleanup on Energy Savings on Aisle 7! Saving Energy in Supermarket Design and Operation
Room: Northwest
How Can Brands Partner with Owners on Efficiency?
Room: Kalorama
Invest to Impress! Energy Efficiency Considerations for Investment Owners
Room: Columbia 2
Is the Second Time a Charm? Higher Education Success Stories with ESPCs
Room: Holmead East
It’s a Solar Panel! Tenants and Owners Working Together to Get Solar on the Roof, Reduce Energy Costs
Room: Columbia 9
Optimizing Air Exchange Rates in Hospitals: Best Practices and New ASHRAE Guidance
Room: Holmead West
Industrial
3:45 PM - 5:45 PM
Leading Technical Solutions for Energy Systems: Expert-led Seminars Covering Steam, Pumps, Process Heating and Compressed Air
Room: Columbia 5
Public
K-12 School District Peer Exchange
Room: Oak Lawn
Local Government Meet-Up: Part 2
Room: Columbia 8
Partner Meeting: Outdoor Lighting Accelerator
Room: Jay
3:45 PM - 5:45 PM
Getting the State Conversation Started
(Invite Only)
Room: Columbia 4
Multifamily
Workshop: Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Insured and Assisted Housing - Policy in the Weeds
Room: Columbia 7
Workshop: Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Public Housing - Utility Tracking and Benchmarking Roundtable
Room: Columbia 6
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 Sector & Cross-Cutting Sessions
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Room: Columbia West
Level: Terrace
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Keynote Address and Welcome
Room: International Ballroom
Level: Concourse
KEYNOTES:
Secretary Ernest Moniz, U.S. Department of Energy
Secretary Julián Castro, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Partner Pavilion and Ask-An-Expert
Partner Pavilion
Room: International Ballroom / Concourse Foyer
Ask-An-Expert
Room: International Ballroom / Concourse Foyer
9:30 AM – 9:45 AM
Break
9:45 AM – 11:00 AM
Commercial
Healthy Funding: Green Revolving Funds for Healthcare
Room: Columbia 9
Saving Energy in Labs: The Chief Campus Consumer
Room: Holmead East
Refrigeration Systems: How Smart is Yours?
Room: Jay
Underwriting Energy: Are Commercial Mortgages Ignoring Energy-Related Risks and Benefits?e
Room: Columbia 10
Data Center
From Challenge to Opportunity: Cost Effective Energy Efficiency Solutions in Data Centers
Room: Kalorama
Industrial
Innovative Industrial Projects: Finding Savings in Heating and Cooling Applications
Room: Columbia 5
Strategic Energy Management is Free Money
Room: Columbia 4
Multifamily
Planning Tools: Holistic Needs and Opportunities Assessments
Room: Columbia 7
Planning Tools: Utility Data, Management and Benchmarkinge
Room: Columbia 8
Public
Evaluation, Measurement and Verification of Energy Efficiency Programs
Room: Columbia 6
Overcoming Barriers: Deploying High Efficiency Outdoor Lighting
Room: Columbia 2
Workshop - Part 1: Energy Efficiency Finance
Room: Columbia 3
Single-Family
Top Lessons Learned for Residential Energy Efficiency Program Design
Room: Morgan
The Return of Residential PACE – The Sequel
Room: Northwest
11:00 AM – 11:15 AM
Break
11:15 AM – 12:30 PM
Commercial
Engage Building Occupants: How to Reduce Plug Load Energy Use
Room: Columbia 10
Making the Cut: Slicing Through Food Service Energy Costs with Cutting-Edge Technologies
Room: Jay
Make Space! Curbing Campus Growth and Using Space Wisely
Room: Holmead East
Tackling Energy Efficiency in Commercial Real Estate: Lessons from Leading Cities
Room: Columbia 9
Data Center
Most Wanted! Energy Efficiency Without Sacrificing Reliability in Data Centers
Room: Kalorama
Industrial
Innovative Industrial Projects: Successful Approaches to Reducing Electricity Consumption
Room: Columbia 5
The Business Value of Superior Energy Performance
Room: Columbia 4
Multifamily
Human Factors: Green Jobs and Resident Health
Room: Columbia 7
Human Factors: Resident Behavior and Facilities Management
Room: Columbia 8
Public
Workshop - Part 2: Energy Efficiency Finance
Room: Columbia 3
Mobilizing Benchmarking Data to Create New Outcomes
Room: Columbia 2
State and Local Governments Teaming Up to Achieve Widespread Energy Savings
Room: Columbia 6
Single-Family
On the Horizon: Making Home Energy Data Meaningful Beyond the MLS
Room: Morgan
Multiple, Non-Energy Benefits of Residential Energy Upgrades
Room: Northwest
12:30 PM – 1:45 PM
Partner Keynote and Recognition Lunch
Room: International Ballroom
SPEAKERS:
Dr. David Friedman, Principal Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, DOE
Kasim Reed, Mayor of the City of Atlanta
2:00 PM – 3:15 PM
Data-Driven Results
Benchmarking to Bricks: Turning Data into Action
Room: Columbia 8
The Data Surge App Showcase: Harnessing Better Information for Better Buildings
Room: Columbia 9
Energy Modeling for Building Owners: The Force Awakens
Room: Holmead East
From Numbers to Action: Using EMIS to Detect Problems and Fix Them
Room: Morgan
Financing and Partnerships
Energy Efficiency Finance in 2016: Understanding the Market and How to Access It
Room: Columbia 4
The Amazing Race: 1 Year into the $5 Million Georgetown University Energy Prize
Room: Columbia 2
Greening Grants - Part 1: Efficient, Effective Use of Federal Funding While Minimizing Environmental Impacts
Room: Kalorama
High-Impact Technologies
Integrating Distributed Generation with Energy Efficiency Programs
Room: Columbia 10
The Internet of Things (IOT) and Energy Management in the Modern Building
Room: Northwest
2016 Watch List: Emerging Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Technologies
Room: Columbia 6
Looking Inside for Better Lighting Solutions
Room: Columbia 7
Organizational Strategies
Going with the Flow: Water Utilities Enhancing Energy Efficiency, Management, and Recovery
Room: Columbia 3
Speaking Senior Leadership’s Language to Advance Your Energy Program
Room: Columbia 5
Valuing Energy Efficiency’s Multiple Benefits
Room: Jay
3:15 PM – 3:45 PM
Break
3:45 PM – 5:00 PM
Data-Driven Results
Accelerating Access to Energy Data: How Utilities are Helping Building Owners
Room: Columbia 9
Appraising Green: Show Me the Value!
Room: Columbia 8
Financing and Partnerships
Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Meet-Up
Room: Holmead West
To Finance or Not to Finance: Pros and Cons of Third-Party Financing for Energy Efficiency
Room: Jay
Greening Grants - Part 2: Efficient, Effective Use of Fed. Funding While Minimizing Enviro. Impacts
Room: Kalorama
The Future of Commercial PACE
Room: Columbia 4
Green Banks 101: How They Work and How to Make Them Work for You
Room: Columbia 2
High-Impact Technologies
Beyond Flow Restrictors: Partners Share Their Water Savings Strategies
Room: Columbia 6
Embedded Data Centers
Room: Columbia 11
All-Star LEEPers: Success Stories from the Parking Lot
Room: Morgan
Smart Building Planning for Charging Infrastructure
Room: Columbia 10
Organizational Strategies
Driving Energy Efficiency Through Behavior Change
Room: Columbia 5
Engaging the Private Sector in State Climate/Energy Planning Processes
Room: Columbia 7
Why You Need to Be Best Friends with Your Communications Team
Room: Northwest
5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Networking Event
Room: Heights Courtyard
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 Sector & Cross-Cutting Sessions
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Room: International Terrace
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Keynote Address and Panel Discussion
Room: International Ballroom
8:30 – 9:00 AM
Keynote Address and Recognition Ceremony
Speaker
Dr. David Danielson, Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, DOE
9:00 – 9:30 AM
Making the News: Media Views on Issues of Energy Efficiency and Leadership
Listen in on a panel of national media reporters and journalists who report on energy and environmental issues to learn what types of stories they’re looking for, and how to tell your building’s energy savings story. At the end of the panel discussion, attendees will have the chance to ask reporters for instant feedback on potential Better Buildings Challenge stories.
Panelists
Jon Fahey, Associated Press
Matthew Philips, Bloomberg Businessweek
Scott Tong, Marketplace
Moderators
Maria T. Vargas, DOE
9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Partner Pavilion and Ask-An-Expert
Partner Pavilion
Room: International Ballroom / Concourse Foyer
Ask-An-Expert
Room: International Ballroom / Concourse Foyer
9:30 AM – 9:45 AM
Break
9:45 AM – 11:30 AM
Commercial
Central Plant Air Systems: Keeping the Heart and Lungs Healthy
Room: Holmead West
Proving the Profits: Industry Efforts to Link Energy Performance and Financial Performance Data
Room: Columbia 4
Workshop - Part 1: Energy to Finance: Understanding the CFO and Translating Metrics
Room: Columbia 12
Data Center
Making the Case for Metering and Performance Measurement in Data Centers
Room: Jay
Industrial
Transforming Manufacturing: Smart Manufacturing and Advanced Data Analysis Drive Energy Savings
Room: Columbia 10
Multifamily
Financial Considerations: Leveraging the Value of Assets and Savings
Room: Columbia 9
Public
Deploying Energy Efficiency in Low Income Communities
Room: Columbia 11
Innovative City Strategies to Renewable Energy Procurement
Room: Kalorama
Workshop - Part 1: Analyze This – Using Data to Improve Strategic Energy Plans
Room: Columbia 3
Single-Family
Better Buildings Residential Network/Georgetown University Energy Prize Meet Up
Room: Morgan
Financial Allies
Financial Ally Roundtable: An Opportunity to Share and Discuss Next Steps for the Program
Room: Piscataway
11:00 AM – 11:15 AM
Break
11:15 AM – 12:30 PM
Commercial
Workshop - Part 2: Energy to Finance: Understanding the CFO and Translating Metrics
Room: Columbia 12
Superstars of Energy Efficiency: Showcase Projects Achieving Big Savings
Room: Holmead West
Tales from our Partners: Building Energy Efficiency into Due Diligence and Market Values
Room: Morgan
Data Center
Better Buildings Data Center Partner Round-Table
(Invite Only)
Room: Jay
Industrial
Innovative Industrial Projects: Technologies and Practices that Save Water
Room: Columbia 10
Multifamily
Strategic Alignments: Renewables, Water, and the Community Stake
Room: Columbia 9
Public
Workshop - Part 2: Analyze This – Using Data to Improve Strategic Energy Plans
Room: Columbia 3
Building Energy Efficiency Policy Innovation: Perspectives from Mayors’ Offices
Room: Columbia 4
Building the Infrastructure for Energy Savings Performance Contracting
Room: Kalorama
Single-Family
Uncover the Hidden: Making Home Energy Data Accessible in the Real Estate Market
Room: Columbia 11
Financial Allies
Financial Ally Roundtable: An Opportunity to Share and Discuss Next Steps for the Program
Room: Piscataway
12:30 PM – 1:45 PM
Lunch
Room: International Ballroom
2:00 PM – 3:15 PM
Data-Driven Results
Transfer Tasks: Applying Successful Energy Strategies to Water Reduction Goals
Room: Columbia 3
Financing and Partnerships
Energy Investment Partnerships: Leveraging Private Capital for Public Financing Programs
Room: Morgan
Reinventing "Energy Efficiency as a Service": Lessons Learned and New Models
Room: Columbia 12
High-Impact Technologies
Quietly Plotting the Next Revolution: Smart Buildings
Room: Jay
Energy Storage: Is it Right for Your Building?
Room: Columbia 4
Are You Forgetting About Your Rooftop Units? Efficiency for Packaged HVAC
Room: Columbia 11
Packaged Combined Heat and Power: Off the Shelf Solutions
Room: Columbia 10
Organizational Strategies
Health and Home Performance: A Game Changer
Room: Holmead West
Engaging your Suppliers to Multiply the Benefits of Energy Efficiency
Room: Columbia 9
Turn On, Tune In, Don’t Opt Out: Manufacturers Successfully Leveraging Utility Efficiency Programs
Room: Kalorama
3:15 PM – 3:45 PM
Break
3:45 PM – 5:00 PM
Data-Driven Results
Keeping Score: DOE’s Building Energy Asset Score in the Marketplace
Room: Columbia 3
Lessons for Improving Home Upgrade Programs – Better Buildings Accelerator
Room: Northwest
Financing and Partnerships
Energy Efficiency Financing for Low Income Communities
Room: Morgan
Is Efficiency an Asset Class? Building Investor Confidence in Energy Efficiency
Room: Columbia 12
High-Impact Technologies
Energy Efficiency for Large Building Chiller Systems
Room: Columbia 10
Results from the Field: Highlights from Technology Demonstration Projects
Room: Kalorama
Zero Energy Buildings – Tales from Those Who Have Built Them
Room: Columbia 4
Organizational Strategies
Combined Heat & Power for Resiliency
Room: Columbia 9
Jargon to Value: Educating Consumers with DOE Building Science Translator Power Words
Room: Holmead West
Train and Hire Qualified Energy Staff: Better Workforce Guidelines and Energy Star Portfolio Manager Certificate
Room: Jay