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ASHRAE Detroit Chapter Holiday Meeting

December 04, 2018
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Dearborn Inn
20301 Oakwood Blvd,
Dearborn, MI 48124
https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/dtwdi-the-dearborn-inn-a-marriott-hotel/
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ASHRAE Detroit Chapter Holiday Meeting Sponsored by Consumers Energy

Dinner Presentation Speaker:

Elody Samuelson, Consumers Energy Program Manager

Tech Session Speakers:

Mitch Peret, CEM, DNV GL Energy Engineer

Jerry Zolkowski, PE, CEM, DNV GL Principal Engineer  

Joe Bickham, CEM, Franklin Energy Pilot Lead 

 

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2018

Dearborn Inn

20301 Oakwood Blvd

Dearborn, MI 48124

 

4:00 - 4:45pm Tech Session 1
5:00 - 5:45pm Tech Session 2
5:00 - 6:00pm Social Hour
6:00 - 8:00pm Diner and Program

Dinner Session Topic:

In the past, people thought it was necessary to choose between affordable and clean energy – but we know that’s not the case. As we look to the future, we remain committed to providing the safe, affordable, reliable and increasingly clean energy Michigan customers deserve. Consumers Energy has created a cleaner, more sustainable energy future for the state by taking a leadership position in reducing air emissions, reducing water usage, saving landfill space and boosting the amount of renewable energy supplied to customers. This continued transformation to cleaner fuel sources is part of a long-term strategic commitment to protect the planet.

Dinner Speaker Bio:

Elody Samuelson, is the program manager for Consumers Energy’s Green Generation and Large Customer Renewable Energy Programs, serving customers from the residential sector to large industrial customers. Previously, Elody has managed each of the renewable energy programs Consumers Energy offers and served as program manager for the residential demand response program. She has worked within the renewables group since 2016 and joined Consumers Energy in 2014. Prior to joining Consumers Energy, Elody worked within the energy sector in demand response for many years and served in management in the healthcare sector. Elody holds an MBA from Western Washington University and BA in English from the University of Wisconsin in Madison.

 

Technical Session Topics:

  • Industrial Energy Programs: Energy Management Systems & Natural Gas Savings in Industry
  • New Construction: What has changed, how to incorporate all parties from A&E, Owners, & Contractors for Energy Efficient Design

 

Industrial Energy Programs- Energy Management Systems & Natural Gas Savings in Industry

Speaker Bio:

Mitch Peret, CEM is an Energy Engineer with DNV GL and has worked on the Consumers Energy Business Energy Efficiency Program since 2015 with a focus on making commercial and industrial plants more efficient.

With Consumers Energy Mitch worked primarily with commercial buildings such as schools and hospitals performing energy audits and assisting these customers with Energy Star Benchmarking and Certification. Starting in 2017, he began managing the Industrial Energy Management (IEM) Program, training customers in energy management and delivering ASHRAE Level I and Level II plant energy audits. In addition to the IEM program, he currently overlooks the suite of Industrial Energy Programs for Consumers Energy, consisting of offerings for Steam, Compressed Air, and Process Water System Optimization.

Education includes a BS in Engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He is finishing his MS in Renewable & Clean Energy from the University of Dayton this December. He is a Certified Energy Manager and Legend in Energy from the Association of Energy Engineers.

 

Jerry Zolkowski, PE CEM is a Principle Engineer with DNV GL and has worked on the Consumers Energy Business Energy Efficiency Program since 2013 with a focus on making industrial plants more efficient.

Prior to joining DNV GL, he worked 2.5 years at Dow Corning, the world leader in silicones, supporting global manufacturing energy efficiency efforts; and 6 years finding and evaluating energy conservation opportunities for Shaw Industries’ manufacturing operations.  Shaw has over 50 manufacturing plants and is the country’s largest carpet producer.  Also 10 years at the state industrial extension service at Georgia Tech.  That work included energy conservation, environmental compliance, and plant & design engineering. 

Education includes a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Rochester and an MBA from Columbus State College. He is a Certified Energy Manager and Professional Engineer.

New Construction- Build Better from the Beginning

Speaker Bio:

Joe Bickham, CEM is a Pilot Lead with Franklin Energy and has work on the Consumers Energy Business Energy Efficiency Program since 2015 focused on managing Consumers Energy’s Specialty Programs with over 20 employees focused on market segment and technology-based efficiency.

Prior to joining Consumers Energy, he worked as a HVAC Application Sales Engineer for ThermalNetics in Auburn Hills for almost 4 year and prior experience with Michigan State University and DTE Energy on predictive maintenance and vibration analysis programs.

Education includes BS in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University. He is a Certified Energy Manager and Legend in Energy from the Association of Energy Engineers.

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