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IFMA Seattle: New Year New Tech
February 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PST
February 17th, 2021 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Smart Pumps – This presentation would discuss tools and resources available for improving ROI on pump projects. It would cover the Hydraulic Institute Energy Rating label, Lifecycle Cost Calculator, system design considerations including parallel pumps and VFDs, and specific online education opportunities on pumps available to facilities professionals. Potential speakers would include folks from NEEA, Northwest pump distributors, pump manufacturers, or the Hydraulic Institute.
LLLC Myth-busters – With individual sensors embedded in every LED fixture, luminaire level lighting controls (LLLC) represent the most intuitive, flexible light control systems on the market and deliver significant benefits to both facility managers and occupants. During this presentation, a Lighting expert from BetterBricks would talk about all things LLC and debunk common myths and misconceptions surrounding installation, operations, and maintenance of the technology along with answering audience questions.
Sarah Widder works for Cadeo Group implementing NEEA’s Extend Motor Products initiative, including the promotion of efficient commercial HVAC and water heating pump products. Her experience working on Department of Energy product energy efficiency standards, including that of pumps, results in a wealth of knowledge on commercial HVAC solutions for building owners.
Angela Pilant has worked in the lighting and energy industry since 1995. She joined Evergreen Consulting Group in 2009 and currently works on several energy efficiency programs in the Pacific Northwest, providing efficiency measurement research and site consultations. Before Evergreen, she was a Lighting Specialist for Portland General Electric working on their lighting rebate programs. She has also coordinated efforts with large commercial and industrial customers to deliver kWh savings through efficient lighting design and controls. Angela’s Lighting Certified Professional designation from the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions, NCQLP, and her experience with LEED process/documentation support, energy code compliance, emergency egress lighting, and roadway lighting make her a valuable resource for clients and trade allies.