NMAEE + NMESC Conference
Friday, September 27, 2019 • Sandia Resort & Casino
The NM Association of Energy Engineers and NM Energy Services Coalition are excited to announce our first annual joint conference.
Join us for a day of learning, networking, and celebrating the successes of New Mexico energy efficiency projects and professionals.
Sarah Cottrell Propst
Sarah Cottrell Propst was appointed to serve as the Cabinet Secretary of the Energy, Minerals, and Natural Resources Department in January 2019.
From 2012 to 2018, she served as the Executive Director of the Interwest Energy Alliance, a non-profit trade association that represents the nation’s leading companies in the renewable energy industry, bringing them together with non-governmental organizations in the West (Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming).
She is the founder of Propst Consulting LLC, specializing in energy and environmental policy. Propst was Deputy Cabinet Secretary of the New Mexico Environment Department after serving as Energy and Environmental Policy Advisor to New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson.
She earned a Master of Public Affairs from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs, with a concentration in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy. She worked as a Research Fellow for the Pew Center on Global Climate Change in Arlington, VA, and was a magna cum laude graduate of Davidson College with Honors in Political Science.
8:30 am – 9:00 am
9:00 am - 9:25 am
Guaranteed Energy Savings Performance Contracting (GESPC) Bootcamp (0.5 PDH)
Presented by Erica Velarde, NM-GSD
9:30 am - 10:20 am
Importance of Variable Refrigerant Temperature in VRF Systems (1 PDH)
Presented by Allen Anaya, Varitec Solutions
10:30 am - 11:20 am
Capture Savings and Infrastructure Improvements with High-Efficiency Low-Voltage Transformers (1 PDH)
Presented by Camilo Arango and Rick Howard, Powersmiths
11:30 am - 11:55 am
Is ROI Really More Valued than Quality of Light? (0.5 PDH)
Presented by Steve Schwartz, Deco Lighting
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Break for Lunch / NMESC Quarterly Meeting
1:00 pm - 1:25 pm
Duct Sealing as an ECM (0.5 PDH)
Presented by April Frakes, Aeroseal
1:30 pm – 1:55 pm
Networked Digital Lighting Controls (0.5 PDH)
Presented by Billy E. Tubb, RKL Sales Corporation
2:00 pm - 2:25 pm
Water Conservation Opportunities (0.5 PDH)
Presented by Steve Ruiz, HydraMetrics
2:30 pm - 2:55 pm
Building Envelope as an ECM (0.5 PDH)
Presented by Luc Seguin, CanAm Building Envelope Specialists
3:00 pm - 3:50 pm
A Paradigm Shift in Energy Efficiency, Resiliency and Distribution (1 PDH)
Presented by Gary Oppedahl, Emera Technologies
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Reception and Dinner
Dinner will be provided
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Keynote Speaker: Sarah Cottrell Propst
Cabinet Secretary, NM Energy, Minerals, and Natural Resources Department
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Scholarship and Awards Ceremony
Stay for the Evening
All registrants are eligible for a discounted hotel stay on Friday night.
$179 Deluxe King or Queen Room
Register before September 9, 2019 directly with Sandia Resort and Casino. Call (877) 272-9199 or (505) 798-3930 and reference group code New Mexico AEE.