Our Progressive Energy, Environment and Sustainability Summits target owners, managers and operators of commercial, industrial, and retail facilities so that they may learn and understand how to better achieve and surpass their strategic goals of energy efficiency, usage, cost & environmental footprint reduction within their facilities. Our Summits provide the platform for the sharing of best practices; through rich dialogue, thought leader presentations and the facilitation of relationships between those who have needs and those who can provide the right solutions.

Keynote Speakers

  • Thomas Mort, Global Energy Director

    As a global powerhouse in the agribusiness industry, ADM is known for bringing the “harvest to the home.” These days, ADM is also bringing home a harvest of energy savings, leveraging utility and federal incentive programs. With 265 processing plants and over 400 sourcing facilities around the world, ADM has a voracious appetite for energy.

  • Thomas Day, Chief Sustainability Officer

    Chief Sustainability Officer for the US Postal Service with responsibility for Environmental Compliance, Corporate Sustainability Initiatives and Energy Initiatives. Previously served as VP-Engineering, SVP-Government Relations and SVP- Intelligent Mail. Graduated from West Point with BS-Engineering and Graduate School of Business at Stanford University with MS-Management.

  • David Springstroh, Vice President National Accounts

    Introductory Bio David has been in the lighting industry for over 15 years and brings… Read more »

  • Letha Barnes, Project Engineer, MBA

    Introductory Bio Letha was born in Wilson, NC and raised with two sibilings. She attended… Read more »

  • Kristin Epley, Sustainability Project Manager

    Introductory Bio Focusing on interconnection and interdependence between operations, communications and education, Kristin Epley has… Read more »

  • Barry Bookout, National Sales Manager, Specialty Markets

    Introductory Bio Barry Bookout manages the Specialty Markets sales group for Friedrich Air Conditioning.  A… Read more »

  • Lisa Grice, Principal, North American Sustainability Practice Leader

    Introductory Bio Lisa Grice is an internationally known expert in sustainability and greenhouse gas (GHG)… Read more »

  • Gary Landsberg, Energy Demand Management Practice Lead

    Introductory Bio As Energy Demand Management Practice Lead at Procurian, Mr. Landsberg and his team… Read more »

  • Eric Hancock, National ASP Sales Manager

    Introductory Bio Eric Hancock is the National ASP Sales Manager for Armstrong Fluid Technology. Eric… Read more »

  • John Petze, Principal

    Introductory Bio John Petze, C.E.M., is a partner at SkyFoundry, the developers of SkySpark™, an… Read more »

  • Jim Timmersman, Energy Services Manager

    Introductory Bio Manage Air Surveys, Audits and Energy reduction turnkey projects. Teach classes based on… Read more »

  • Scott Stroup, President

    Introductory Bio Scott has over 24 years of experience in industrial energy conservation.  He holds… Read more »

  • Clint Hodge , Director of Marketing

    Introductory Bio Clint Hodge, employed by ASCO Numatics, is a National Accounts Manager, pneumatic conservation… Read more »

  • Len Jornlin, Chief Executive Officer

    Introductory Bio Len is a clean-energy business leader with 26 years of experience in 45… Read more »

  • Bradd Forstein, Executive Vice President

    Introductory Bio Bradd Forstein is a sales and management professional with over 15 years experience… Read more »

  • Will Williams, Director

    Introductory Bio Economic Development professional with more than 16 years experience. He has been responsible… Read more »

  • Chuck Leone, General Manager - Forklift Division

    Introductory Bio Chuck Leone is General Manager at Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, Inc. and is… Read more »

  • John Brody, Director of Sales

    Introductory Bio John Brody, Director of Sales at AERCO International, Inc. brings  18 years of… Read more »

  • Roland Anderson, President

    Introductory Bio Roland Anderson – President, Amerden AGVS with 34 years AGV experience, design, software… Read more »

  • Robert McAtee, Vice President, Director of Mechanical Engineering

    Introductory Bio Rob McAtee has more than 21 years in helping organizations increase their energy… Read more »


Energy Management

  • Software/Web based Trending & Tracking
  • Improved enterprise energy management to reduce annual energy costs, emissions and increase performance efficiency.
  • Asset Consumption Monitoring
  • ISO 50001 Energy Management System Standard
  • Energy Procurement: Audits, Strategies, Usage and Reporting
  • Commissioning & Re-Commissioning

Waste Management

  • Path to Zero-Landfill Facilities
  • Re-appropriation of Waste Streams & Rebates
  • Waste to Energy Options
  • Waste Commodities
  • Going beyond ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle’

Renewable Energy

  • Engaging the Element: The Sun; Commercial Solar Applications
  • Solar: Photovoltaic and Thermal Systems
  • Geothermal Capacity and Potential
  • Biomass and Energy Conversion
  • Renewable Energy System: Cost and Performance
  • Heat Recovery Solutions

Facility Management

  • Improving Energy Performance via Building Operations
  • Proper Bench-marking and Energy Audits
  • Building Management Systems
  • Regulatory Compliance and EH&S
  • GHG Emission Regulations & Reporting
  • Operational Risk Management

Building Envelope Solutions

  • Efficient Materials & Maintenance Reduction
  • Prolonging Roof-Top Life Spans
  • High-Performance Enclosures
  • Automatic Fault Detection & Diagnostiocs
  • Sustainable Building Construction: Products & Maintenance

Prolonging Roof Life

  • Benefits of the ‘Cool Roof’/ ‘Green Roof’
  • Efficient Materials and Maintenance Reduction
  • Prolonging Roof-Top Life Spans
  • Addressing the Roof-Top: Federal Energy Efficiency Tax Credits

HVAC: Sustainable Innovations & Applications

  • Energy Efficient HVAC installation, commissioning, operation and maintenance
  • Efficient & Environmental Ventilation
  • Retrofitting Existing Installations vs. New Installation
  • Thermal Energy Storage Innovation
  • Alternative Cooling/De-Humidification/Heating Technologies
  • Energy Efficient HVAC system design

Efficient Lighting Solutions

  • Modern Sensors: Existing Daylight & Real-Time Occupancy to Reduce Energy Consumption
  • Combining Solar & Advanced Fuel Cell Technology to Reduce Lighting Cost and Waste
  • Necessary Retro-Fitting to meet Lighting Compliance in a Post-Incandescence World

The Smart Grid

  • Demand Response Programs and Energy Conservation Strategies to lower Energy Costs
  • Proper Monitoring and Management of Grid Supplied Electricity
  • Two-Way Communication via the Digital Smart Meter
  • Are Smart Meters the Key?
  • Distribution Grid Sensors and Online Control Systems


  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Agilent Technologies
  • Archer Daniels Midland
  • Ball Corporation
  • Banner Health
  • Basic American Foods
  • Bell Helicopter
  • Cessna Textron
  • Coorstek
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • General Motors
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • MillerCoors Brewing Company
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • ORBIS Corporation
  • Perdue Farms
  • Red Gold, Inc.
  • Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Snyders-Lance
  • The Boeing Company
  • Time Warner Cable
  • United States Postal Service
  • West Liberty Foods
  • Xanterra Parks & Resorts
  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Agilent Technologies
  • Alcohol Monitoring Systems
  • Alpine Bank
  • Altec Industries
  • Amgen
  • Archer Daniels Midland
  • Arizona State University
  • Auraria Higher Education Center
  • Ball Corporation
  • Banner Health
  • Baxter Healthcare
  • Bell Helicopter
  • Boehringer Ingelheim Chemicals
  • Bridgestone Americas
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Cargill Meat Solutions
  • Cessna Textron
  • City & County of Denver
  • City of Boulder
  • City of Lakewood
  • Colorado Army National Guard
  • Colorado Dept. Public Health & Environment
  • Colorado Energy Office
  • Colorado State University
  • Coorstek
  • Denver Health & Hospital Authority
  • Equinix
  • Estee Lauder
  • Evraz NA
  • Exempla St. Joseph Hospital
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Freeport McMoran
  • Freescale Semiconductor
  • Gates Corporation
  • GCC Rio Grande
  • General Motors
  • Guardian Industries
  • Heaven Hill Distilleries
  • Helena Industries
  • Holcim (US) Inc.
  • Hunter Douglas
  • Intermountain Healthcare
  • Jackson Family Wines
  • Jarden Consumer Solutions
  • JBS
  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation
  • King Soopers
  • Lear Corporation
  • Leprino Foods Company
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Longview Fibre Paper & Packaging
  • MAPEI COporation
  • Masco Corporation
  • MillerCoors Brewing Company
  • Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America
  • Motorola Mobility
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • Newpage Corporation
  • Norton Healthcare
  • ORBIS Corporation
  • P.H Glatfelter CO.
  • Pearson
  • Perdue Farms
  • Perry Ellis International
  • Quantum Corporation
  • Quest Diagnostics
  • Red Gold, Inc.
  • Red Robin Gourmet Burgers
  • Regis Jesuit High School
  • Rexnord Industries
  • Royal Bank of Scotland
  • S+C Electric Company
  • Sandia National Laboratories
  • Samsung Semiconductor
  • Sears Holding Corporation
  • Shaw Industries
  • Syders-Lance
  • St. Anthony Summit Medical Center
  • St. Vrain Valley School District
  • Sundyne Corporation
  • Swagelok Corporation
  • Tetra Tech
  • The Boeing Company
  • The Children’s Hospital
  • Time Warner Cable
  • Toyota Motor North America
  • Triquint
  • TW Telecom
  • Uintah Basin Medical Center
  • United States Postal Service
  • Univar
  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Valmont Industries
  • Vectra Bank Colorado
  • Visa
  • West Liberty Foods LLC
  • Xanterra Parks & Resorts

Schedule & Venue

Hotel Info

Venue: Sheraton Denver West-Denver, CO


Time Sunday Sept 15th 2013 Monday Sept 16th 2013 Tuesday Sept 17th 2013
7:00am Round-Table Networking Breakfast Round-Table Networking Breakfast
8:00am Keynote Presentation Keynote Presentation
9:00am Presentations Presentations
10:00am Networking Opportunity: Coffee Break Networking Opportunity: Coffee Break
11:00am Presentations Presentations
12:00pm Round-Table Networking Lunch Round-Table Networking Lunch
1:00pm Presentations Presentations
2:00pm Exhibitor Setup Presentations  Closing Presentation
3:00pm Exhibitor Setup Networking Opportunity: Coffee Break
3:30pm Exhibitor Setup Presentations
5:00pm Exhibitor Setup Cocktail Reception
6:00pm Cocktail Reception/Registration Cocktail Reception
7:00pm Cocktail Reception/Registration New Partnership Networking Dinner
8:00pm Cocktail Reception/Registration New Partnership Networking Dinner
9:00pm Cocktail Reception/Registration New Partnership Networking Dinner

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