ENERGYSTAR – High Efficiency

ENERGY STAR® Participants Meeting
June 1, 2011

Convention Centre in Ottawa, Ontario

Agenda

7:30 – 8:30

Registration, networking and breakfast – sponsored by JELD-WEN

8:30 – 8:45

Welcoming remarks – Carol Buckley, NRCan – Happy 10th Anniversary ENERGY STAR!!!!

8:45 – 9:45

ENERGY STAR Update: Last year in review and what’s ahead:

  • On program – Kathy Deeg, NRCan
  • On specifications and regulations – Katherine Delves, NRCan
  • On compliance
  • ENERGY STAR for New Homes (ESNH) – Corey Peabody, NRCan

9:45 – 10:10

CSA Personnel Certification – Miles Murphy, CSA

10:10 – 10:30

Health Break – sponsored by HRAI (Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada)

10:30 – 11:00

News from US ENERGY STAR Program – Christopher Kent

11:00 – 12:00

Cross Country Check-Up – Presentations given by assorted Participants on their projects

  • Implementing ENERGY STAR in a University Setting – Rochelle Owen, Dalhousie University
  • ESNH Experiences in Saskatchewan – Francis Belle, FM Residential Design & Consulting
  • 10 Years Promoting ENERGY STAR – Mark Coffey, Home Depot

12:00 – 13:15

Lunch – sponsored by Enbridge

13:15 – 14:15

Demystify Social Media – Panel Session

Facilitator:
Panelists:



Stuart Hickox, One Change
Ersilia Serafini, Summerhill Group
James Gray-Donald, Sears Canada
Warrington Ellacott, Whirlpool Canada
Christopher Kent, US EPA

14:15 – 15:00

Concurrent Sessions:
Lighting
  • SSL roadmap – Pierrette LeBlanc, NRCan
  • Moving forward in an active market – Isabelle Guimont, NRCan
HVAC product update and emerging technologies

Stéphane LeBlanc, Brian Killins and Rosalyn Cochrane, NRCan

15:00 – 15:20

Health Break – sponsored by Greenlite

15:20 – 16:05

Concurrent Sessions:
ENERGY STAR for New Homes – The next generation
  • Status of the next generation process – Debra Haltretch, NRCan
  • ESNH industry perspective – Francis Belle, FM Residential Design & Consulting
IT – A hidden energy hog
  • Solutions to rising energy consumption and costs – Elizabeth Westbrook, NRCan
  • Energy efficiency improvement in a data centre with a reasonable ROI – Gary Westaway, Sears Canada

16:05 – 16:50

Cross Country Check-Up – Presentations given by assorted Participants on their projects

  • Going Green in Hospital Kitchen – Tania Del Matto, My Sustainable Canada
  • Lessons Learned from New House Construction – Michelle Côté, EnerQuality

16:50 – 17:00

Wrap Up

17:15 – 18:30

Cocktail / Networking reception – sponsored by London Hydro and Intertek

18:30 – 21:30

Minister's Speech / Dinner / ENERGY STAR Market Transformation Awards – sponsored by Royal Window & Door Profiles and Vinyl Window Designs – Wine with dinner – sponsored by Rheem Canada

In addition to the companies mentioned in the agenda, sponsors for this year’s event include: BC Hydro, Direct Energy, Energy Savings Training Solutions, JELD-WEN, and Ontario Power Authority