CenterPoint Energy: Energy Efficiency & Technology Conference Webinar By Rebecca Ellis / September 9, 2020, 9:00 am Commissioning or Recommissioning for Energy Efficiency and Improving Overall Building Performance. Rebecca Ellis will present the business case for commissioning & recommissioning for energy savings and improved building performance. Her presentation will include common low cost/no cost energy…

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Xcel Energy – Virtual Energy Efficiency Forum Dialing it in – building tuning strategies Part I: Existing Building Commissioning View on-demand, its free! Part II: Common Ventilation Issues and Heat Recovery Opportunities October 1, 2020 10:00 am – 11:30 pm CDT Part III: Building Control Strategies October 8, 2020 10:00 am – 11:30 pm CDT…

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Energy Exchange 2020 August 10 – 14, 2020 https://www.energy-exchange.com/ From August 10th through the 14th, Questions & Solutions Engineering will be an participating in the virtual Energy Exchange 2020! Thousands of participants, including federal energy management professionals, will convene remotely at the Department of Energy’s largest annual training event. The QSE team plans to showcase…

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On July 13, 2020 Rebecca Ellis will be panelist for a web-based presentation and discussion of re-opening museums in Minnesota during the COVID-19 pandemic. Other participants will include the State of Minnesota Department of Health, the Office of the Governor, the Minnesota Historical Society, the Minnesota Alliance of Local History Museums, and Otter Tail County…

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Slipstream Miles Ryan Jun 29, 2019 through Aug 4, 2020 https://slipstreaminc.org/event/maximize-your-bas Miles Ryan presents a three part webinar for Slipstream in conjunction with Xcel Energy, WPPI Energy, Wisconsin Public Service, We-Energies and Madison Gas and Electric. Part I explores utilizing BAS to troubleshoot HVAC systems in real-time. Part II explores making better use of trend…

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MEEA Webinar Miles Ryan April 22, 2020 Miles Ryan conducted a webinar for the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance’s (MEEA) Building Operator Certification (BOC) program. This presentation explained the fundamentals of airside economizers, as well as pointed out the common pitfalls in their implementation which prevent them from reaching through their potential to reduce building energy…

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Benchmarking and Beyond MEEA Webinar Rebecca Ellis & Miles Ryan July 16, 2020 Rebecca Ellis and Miles Ryan will be conducting a webinar for the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance’s (MEEA) Building Operator Certification (BOC) program. They will address how to leverage trend data available in a building automation system (BAS) to benchmark system performance during…

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FirstService Residential Condominium Board Training October 29, 2019 Rebecca Ellis was asked to address a gathering of condominium association board members from about 15 high rise facilities in the Twin Cities. She presented information about a few typical ventilation (makeup air and exhaust) systems and plumbing system types found in high rise multifamily housing. She…

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Women Make Buildings Better November 14, 2019 Science Museum of Minnesota St. Paul, Minnesota Stephanie Gallatin participated in a group panel discussing Women in Engineering Leadership at the event sponsored by Trane. The topics focused on the obstacles and accomplishments of women in engineering and the HVAC industry. Stephanie and the other women panelists shared…

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Building Commissioning Association (BCxA) Annual Conference Chicagoland, IL September 25-27, 2019 Miles Ryan presented on the topic of Common Pitfalls in High-Rise Domestic Hot Water Recirculating Systems. Additionally, he authored a supporting conference paper entitled Addressing PRVs in Domestic Hot Water Recirculating Systems. His presentation and paper identified common mistakes made in the design, construction…

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