About

The Progressive Energy, Environment and Sustainability Summits engages owners, managers and operators of commercial, industrial, and retail facilities across North America. They work with FMA to learn how to better achieve and surpass their strategic goals of energy efficiency, usage, cost & environmental footprint reduction within their facilities. FMA Summits provide the platform for sharing best practices; through rich dialogue, thought leader presentations and establishing relationships between decision-makers with needs and industry leading solution providers.

Keynote Speakers

  • Nick Finia, Senior Manager, Maintenance, Energy & FM Capital Initiatives, Supply Chains

    This session will provide some valuable experiences and lessons learned about how to harvest significant energy savings in distribution and fulfillment centers. The successes in areas such as employee engagement, re-commissioning, capital upgrades, renewables, and demand response will make you think again where to focus in your portfolio to expand the bottom line.

  • 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.

  • Chris Pesek, Director, Integrated Facilities Managerment

    Chris Pesek is the Director of Integrated Facilities Management for Jones Lang LaSalle’s Corporate Solutions group and a member of the Americas Corporate Solutions Operating Committee and the Integrated Facilities Management Global Board. In this role, he is responsible for management, strategy, business development support and service delivery oversight for the Integrated Facilities Management platform in the United States and Canada.

  • Al Hildreth, Global Energy Manager

    GM has a strong commitment to sustainability. Utility usage costs over $1B and impacts the environment in energy, carbon, waste, and water use. We have integrated the management of these activities into our business plan which drives continuous improvement. GM has (9) publicly stated environmental goals which are managed along with other business aspects – safety, cost, quality. The presentation will describe the strategies and methods used to manage environmental performance at GM by funding energy and water savings projects

  • Martin Misenheimer, Sustainable Building Products Manager

    Introductory Bio Martin Misenhimer is a business development specialist with a focus on sustainability.  As… Read more »

  • Tom Teynor, CEO

    Introductory Bio Mr. Teynor joined Coolerado in 2011, and is responsible for the overall strategic… Read more »

  • Pat McIntyre, CEO

    Introductory Bio Pat has been Chairman and CEO of ETwater since 2009, leading the company’s… Read more »

  • Mark Smith, President

    Introductory Bio Mark founded OEC in 2000 with the goal of providing cost effective material… Read more »

  • E.W Dovel, Vice President, Public Sector

    Introductory Bio E. W is Vice President, Public Sector for Harris Manufacturing, Inc. a division… Read more »

  • Erin Dillard, General Manager - Commercial & Industrial

    Introductory Bio Erin Dillard has been with GE for 14 years having held a variety… Read more »

  • Sean Lafferty, Director of Vertical Markets

    Introductory Bio Since 2011, Mr. Lafferty has been leading LG Electronics USA LED Lighting and… Read more »

  • Stacey Grund, President

    Introductory Bio Stacey Grund has more than 30 years of experience in the construction industry…. Read more »

  • Richard Soultanian, Co-President

    Introductory Bio Richard Soultanian is Co-President of NUS Consulting Group (est. 1933), one of the… Read more »

  • Peyton Boswell, Managing Director

    Introductory Bio Peyton is a Managing Director of EnterSolar with a focus on solar project… Read more »

  • Mike Larson, Director, Business Development

    Organization Bio DTEES is a wholly-owned, non-regulated subsidiary of DTE Energy Company, a Detroit-based energy… Read more »

  • David Fuller , Director Business Development

    Nader Jandaghi is the Director of Commercial Solar for EDF Renewable Energy. He is responsible for the origination of ground-mount, roof-top, and carport solar projects for distributed generation markets across North America, including commercial, industrial, and utility off-takers.

  • Joel Sullivan, Business Development Manager

    Introductory Bio Joel Sullivan is an Area Sales Manager in Eaton’s Critical Power Solutions Division… Read more »

  • Trevor Mullane, National Sales Manager & Energy Specialist

    Introductory Bio Trevor Mullane began working for Capitol Light in 2005 in new construction account… Read more »

  • Jack Mizner, Manager, Corporate Planning & Strategic Partnerships

    A leader in sustainability within the Federal government, Sandia National Laboratories has an aggressive goal to reduce energy consumption by 25% between 2011 and 2017. To achieve this goal, all operational aspects must be addressed. This presentation will discuss the capital projects and operational and policy changes that are being implemented to achieve this goal, and the use of a comprehensive campus energy model, developed at Sandia, to make the correct choices.

  • Jedd Winkler, Energy Program Manager

    In 2008 Aurora Health Care, a healthcare provider in Wisconsin initiated an energy management program for their hospital portfolio to reduce operational costs. This presentation reviews how healthcare providers can internally implement an effective energy program in a changing financial environment with limited capital resources. Building blocks will be shown including gaining management support, policy development, tracking tools, structure, best practice sharing. Case studies at select sites that attained $7MUSD savings will be presented.

Topics

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

  • Electronic Recycling (e-recycling)
  • Path to Zero-Landfill Facilities
  • Re-appropriation of Waste Streams & Rebates
  • Waste to Energy Options
  • Waste Commodities
  • Waste Water Remediation

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
  • Waste Water Remediation & Water Recycling

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

Renewable Energy

  • Water Conservation: Reduction & Reuse
  • 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

Delegates

  • Advocate Healthcare
  • Alcoa Inc
  • ArcellorMittal IHLC
  • Archer Daniels Midland
  • AT&T
  • Aurora Healthcare
  • Ball Corporation
  • Bergstrom
  • Bridgestone Americas
  • Bostik Inc.
  • Briggs & Stratton
  • Bway Corporation
  • Chicago State University
  • Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.
  • Cox Enterprises
  • Dal Tile Corporation
  • Dover Corporation
  • DSM Functional Materials
  • Equinix
  • Flex-N-Gate
  • Follett
  • Gates Corporation
  • General Motors
  • GKN Sinter Metals
  • Governors State University
  • Harland Clarke
  • Haynes International
  • Holcim
  • Honeywell
  • Hunter Douglas
  • IAC Group
  • Johnsonville Sausage LLC
  • Komatsu America Corporation
  • Kerry Ingredients & Flavors
  • Life Fitness, Inc.
  • Lockheed Martin
  • L'Oreal USA
  • Matthews International Corporation
  • Molex, Inc.
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • Nissan
  • Pepsico
  • Pierce Manufacturing
  • Placon
  • Presence Health
  • Rauland-Borg Corporation
  • SC Johnson
  • Sears Holding Group
  • Sub-Zero Group, Inc.
  • Swagelok Company
  • TetraPak Inc.
  • Toyota North America
  • United Airlines
  • Valmont Industries, Inc.
  • Valspar Company
  • Walgreens
  • Wellpoint Health
  • Wyndham Worldwide
  • Abbott Laboratories
  • AGCO Corp. - GSI
  • Advocate Healthcare
  • Agilent Technologies
  • Alcoa Inc.
  • ArcelorMittal IHLC
  • Allsteel Inc.
  • AM Castle
  • AMD
  • Amcor Inc.
  • Amgen
  • Archer Daniels Midland
  • Arbys Restaurants
  • AT&T
  • Aurora Healthcare
  • Ball Corporation
  • Banner Health
  • Baxter Healthcare
  • Bell Helicopter/Textron
  • Bergstrom
  • Bostik Inc.
  • Bridgestone Americas
  • Briggs & Stratton
  • Brinker International
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Bunge North America
  • BWay Corporation
  • Cargill Meat Solutions
  • Chicago State Univeristy
  • City Colleges of Chicago
  • City of Blue Island
  • City of Chicago Department of Aviation
  • City of Philadelphia
  • Commercial Metals Company
  • Cooper Tire & Rubber
  • Coorstek
  • Cox Enterprises
  • Dal Tile Corporation
  • Dover Corporation
  • DSM Functional Materials
  • Eastman Chemical
  • Equinix
  • Flex-N-Gate
  • Follett Corporation
  • Foremost Farms USA
  • Freescale Semiconductor
  • Gas Technology Institute
  • General Motors
  • GKN Sinter Metals
  • Goodyear Dunlop Tires N.A
  • Governors State University
  • Guardian Industries
  • Harland Clarke
  • Haynes International
  • Heaven Hill Distilleries
  • Holcim
  • Honda Manufacturing
  • Honeywell
  • Hunter Douglas
  • IAC Group
  • Illinois State University
  • Intermountain Healthcare
  • Iowa State University
  • Jackson Family Wines
  • Johnsonville Sausage LLC
  • Kanhakee Community College
  • Kerry Ingredients & Flavors
  • Kimberly Clark
  • Kohler Co.
  • Komatsu America Corporation
  • Landrum & Brown
  • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Lear Corporation
  • Leggett & Platt
  • Lockheed Martin
  • L'Oreal USA
  • Loyola University Medical Center
  • Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
  • Matthews International Corp.
  • McDonald's
  • MO Department of Economic Development
  • Molex, Inc.
  • Motorola Mobility
  • NAFVAC
  • Pepsico
  • Performance Food Group
  • Pierce Manufacturing
  • Placon
  • Polymer Group
  • Presence Health
  • PVS Technologies Inc.
  • Quest Diagnostics
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • Rauland-Borg Corporation
  • Raytheon
  • Ricondo & Associates
  • SC Johnson
  • Sears Holding Group
  • Sika Sarnafil
  • Snyder's-Lance
  • Spansion
  • StandardAero
  • Sub-Zero Group, Inc.
  • Swagelok Company
  • TetraPak Inc.
  • TI Automotive
  • TTX Company
  • Trinity Industries
  • United Airlines
  • Univar Inc.
  • Valmont Industries
  • Valspar Company
  • Visa
  • Walgreens
  • Wayne County Airport Authority
  • Wellpoint Health
  • Wilsonart
  • WMS Gaming
  • Wyndham Worldwide

Schedule & Venue

Hotel Info

Venue: Westin Lombard Yorktown Center - Lombard, IL


Schedule

Time Wednesday May 28th, 2014 Thursday May 29th, 2014 Friday May 30th, 2014
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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