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2018 USGBC Texas Energy Summit Registration

  • Norris Conference Center at City Centre 816 Town and Country Blvd #210 Houston, TX 77024 (map)

About the Energy Summit
The 2018 USGBC Texas Building Energy Summit is an executive forum for building owners/managers, energy and sustainability managers, engineers, federal and state government officials, consultants and other stakeholders focused on energy reduction and smarter technology solutions for buildings.  Sessions will cover four tracks: Case Studies, Technology, Optimized Operations, and Managing Your Building.


7:00 AM - 8:10 AM Registration

8:30 AM - 9:40 AM Breakfast Keynote: Dr. Philip B. Bedient, Rice University

9:50 AM - 10:40 AMEducation Session I

  • Energy Efficiency Resources

  • The Impact of Advanced Lighting Controls

  • Evaluating Facility Management Core-Competencies Against Emerging Technologies and Expectations 

  • CHP 101 for Building Managers

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM Education Session II

  • Financing Efficient Capital Improvements  

  • CHP Technology Trends

  • Building Operator Certification: Smart Buildings Need Smart Operators      

  • How to Leverage Interval Data

12:00 PM - 1:10 PM Lunch Keynote: Bill Magness, ERCOT

1:30 PM - 2:20 PM Education Session III 

  • Large Campus Energy Travel Stories Panel

  • Achieving a Sustainable, Energy Efficient Building

  • CHP as a Source of Resilience in Microgrids

  • Tools to Cost-Justify Smarter Buildings

2:40 PM - 3:30 PM Education Session IV

  • CHP Best Practice Case Studies in Texas  

  • Chemical-Free Water Treatment

  • Commercial Energy Efficiency Incentives and Services Available from CenterPoint Energy

  • The Hidden Cost of Deferred Maintenance

3:45 PM - 4:45 PM Closing Panel: Back to the Future...

4:45 PM - 7:00 PM – After Party and Networking with Spirits and Bites

Free parking available. We look forward to seeing you at the 2018 Building Energy Summit!

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