Making the Facility Manager's Business Case for Energy Improvements
Behind every energy strategy is a measurable rate of return. This interactive presentation will focus on using ENERGY STAR's Financial Value Calculator, the growing interest in energy management to reduce exposure to price hikes, and opportunities to communicate your financial success.
Whether developing capital budget requests, drawing the attention of C-level executives, or demonstrating environmental leadership, this session is a must.
Presenters and Panelists:
National Healthcare Manager,
U.S. EPA - Energy Star
Mr. Reed has over sixteen years experience in the public policy arena. Mr. Reed has been the National Healthcare Manager for E NERGY S TAR ® at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency since 1999. He helps EPA's 400 participating hospitals improve energy efficiency, enhance profits, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. He has managed EPA's efforts to establish a national energy performance rating system for acute care hospitals and directed efforts to expand the rating system to medical office buildings. Mr. Reed writes regularly on energy issues for Inside ASHE magazine, a bi-monthly publication of the American Society for Healthcare Engineering.
Don Anderson is a Principal with ICF Consulting with more than 10 years experience in assisting EPA's voluntary programs to evolve approaches and solutions that offer mission support and effective market transformation. Currently, Mr. Anderson is managing the development of an XML-based approach to providing energy information providers with ENERGY STAR benchmarking capabilities within their products. He has also worked with the Commercial & Industrial Branch to develop and pursue affinity relationships with the Socially Responsible Investor world to increase the ENERGY STAR brand in the financial sector. Mr. Anderson began his career in 1983 providing program support to the DOE Office of Solar Heat Technologies, including planning and management of the variety of tasks performed by the national labs under DOE funding. He worked as Technical Monitor for the DOE Passive Commercial Buildings Program and assisted the Postal Service in their focus on organizational energy efficiency into the early 1990s. Mr. Anderson began consulting to both the DOE FEMP Federal Relighting Initiative and the EPA Green Lights Program in late 1990. Mr. Anderson has an M.S. in Environmental Planning from Arizona State University and a B.A. in General Studies with a concentration in Energy, from the University of Maryland.
This program is approved for CHFM & CHSP.