The Long Island Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers welcomed Mr. Mike Makofsky, Northeast Regional Manager at Shannon Enterprises WNY, Inc., who presented on Blanket Insulation for easy and quick energy efficiency and safety. Mr. Makofsky was joined by Ms. Laura McNeill, Energy Efficiency Channel Sales Partner at National Grid, who spoke about National Grid Energy Savings Opportunities and Incentive Programs.
Mr. Makofsky is an active participant in many professional associations, including AEE, APPA, IFMA, BOMA, DVGBC and ASHE. Ms. McNeill has extensive experience in energy efficiency and incentives for all types of projects.
Long Island Chapter
Association of Energy Engineers (AEE-LI) Sponsored:
Five Day Preparation for the CEM Exam
July 23 – 27, 2018 at NYIT Old Westbury, Schure Hall
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The Long Island Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers welcomed its members and friends to the IES Seminar: Synergistic Buildings in the Era of IoT on Tuesday November 14 at Leviton Manufacturing Company, 201 North Service Road, Melville, NY 11747. Michael C. Skurla was the speaker.
Michael C. Skurla is an esteemed speaker among the lighting and specification community, as he frequently travels the country to deliver educational presentations. Mike has spent 22+ years in the building controls and automation field, with a strong specialty in electrical power distribution pertaining to lighting, HVAC, EMS, and larger building automation. A particular area of focus, sparked by his computer science educational background, has been M2M communication and analytics within the built world.
At our Monday, October 23, 2017 meeting at the Old Westbury Campus of NYIT, we welcomed Emme, who presented on “Adding Value to Buildings through Comfort and Energy Savings for HVAC Systems”
Emme (Energy Management Made Easy) http://www.getemme.com/ is a manufacturer of a temperature control & energy management system which works with most any existing heating & cooling equipment, providing significant value/impact as it relates to comfort & energy savings. They have a track record of helping clients significantly reduce their upfront capital expenditures for their controls/heating & cooling related systems through “micro-zoning” downstream in order to affordably provide a zone in every room. They can integrate with VAV boxes and through 3rd party building management systems (BMS), as well as controlling hot water baseboard and forced air systems.
U.S. Green Building Council- Long Island Chapter has an educational event titled “Conquering the Energy Code” on September 12 from 9am to 5pm at USGBC offices – 150 Motor Parkway, Suite LL80, Hauppauge, NY 11788.
See http://urbangreencouncil.org/content/events/conquering-energy-code-architects-and-engineers-commercial-29 for more info and registration.
At our meeting on September 18, 2017 the AEE-LI Chapter welcomed Chris Poje, Director of New York Area Business Development for Cypress Envirosystems, who presented on “Enabling Advanced Control Strategies and Automated Diagnostics in Older Buildings”. For more information, you can visit www.cypressenvirosystems.com
The Long Island Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers welcomed Mr. Bruce Curtis, P.E., President of Pearl Street LED Lighting Systems, who presented on LED Lighting Technology and Controls at our May 22, 2017 meeting.
Mr. Curtis began his career with Con Edison of NY working in various roles in the power generation and electrical distribution divisions. After Con Edison, he co-founded two successful energy start-up companies, The Dome-Tech Group and DT Solar. Mr. Curtis has led numerous large energy/facility projects at leading tri-state healthcare institutions including Montefiore Medical Center, NYU Medical Center, Beth Israel, Columbia Presbyterian, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering. He is a Professional Engineer, Building Commissioning Engineer, Certified Energy Manager, Certified Lighting Efficiency Professional and a LEED AP. He earned a B.E. in Engineering at SUNY Maritime College. For more information about Pearl Street LED Lighting Systems, click here: http://www.pearlstreetled.com/about
At our April 24, 2017 meeting, the Long Island Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers welcomed Tom Pirone, Vice President, Lime Energy, who presented on Distributed Energy Resources and Energy Efficiency Programs under the New York State Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) initiative.
The Long Island Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers welcomed Dr. Robert Amundsen, our chapter founder and President, to present ”Hero of Alexandria: The World’s First Energy Engineer?” on Monday March 27, 2017, at the Old Westbury Campus of NYIT. Dr. Amundsen is Director of the Graduate Program of Energy Management at NYIT, as well as a Certified Energy Manager and a LEED Accredited Professional.
This meeting featured a documentary about Hero of Alexandria (also known as Heron of Alexandria), followed by discussion. Often called “The Thomas Edison of the Ancient World” or “The Leonardo da Vinci of Antiquity,” he built elaborate machines which were marvels of ingenuity.
The Long Island Chapter of the Association of Engineers, and NYIT, sponsored the five day Certified Energy Manager (CEM) prep course at the Old Westbury Campus of NYIT, July 24 – 28, 2017.
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