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Federal Green Challenge Webinar - December 10, 2008

Energy Conservation 101
Date: Wednesday, December 10, 2008
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30AM PDT
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Phone: 312-878-0211 (Code: 230-324-655)

Energy use is a part of every facility’s daily routine, however, the generation and use of energy can affect the environment. In the U.S., energy-related activities account for three-quarters of our human-generated greenhouse gas emissions, mostly in the form of carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels.

During this webinar you will find out about what you can do at your workplace to conserve energy. Topics covered will include: Presentations: Speakers:

Melinda Latimer
U.S. Department of Energy
(303) 275-4820

Melinda Latimer has worked for the Department of Energy for over twenty years on many of the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy programs. The last six years have been on the Federal Energy Management Program working with agencies on technical assistance for renewable energy and sustainable design projects as well as keeping updated on the new legislation for federal agencies.

Melinda will be presenting a brief overview on the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the Executive Order 13423 and the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. The overview will provide requirements for energy reduction, renewable energy and transportation.

Download Melinda Latimer's Presentation: Federal Energy Management Program Overview (PDF) (21 pp. 177K)

Robert Westby
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Mr. Westby has over 30 years of experience in the energy field including the private sector at the small business and corporate levels and the public sector at the local, state and national levels.

He is currently the Principal Program Manager for the NREL Federal Energy Management Program and Sustainable NREL Lead, and was the Director of the NREL Technology Applications Center for 11 years. This Center was responsible for the cross cutting energy efficiency and renewable energy deployment activities at NREL including the Federal Energy Management Program, International, Environmental and State and Local activities.

He was employed by General Electric Company for seven years in their Nuclear Energy, Large Steam Turbine-Generator and Gas Turbine-Generator Divisions.

Download Robert Westby's Presentation: National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) PhotoVoltaic (PV) Projects (PDF) (14 pp. 272K)

Cheri Sayer
General Services Administration
Cheri Sayer is the Regional Energy Coordinator for GSA Northwest Arctic Region (Region 10), in Auburn, WA. She has worked at GSA for three and half years, and previously worked for Dept of Energy as the Federal Energy Management Program coordinator for the Western Region. She has worked in energy for twenty years now, and recently received her certification as a Business Energy Professional.

Download Cheri Sayer's Presentaion: Meeting the FGC Energy Goals (PDF) (13 pp. 203K)

Steve E. Butterworth
National Park Service
(206) 220-4277
Steve Butterworth currently serves as the Regional Energy Program coordination for the Pacific West Region of the National Park Service covering sixty parks in seven western states. During his forty years, he has supported energy conservation, water management, fleet management, and other sustainable practices. A founding member of the Federal Network for Sustainability, his work has been recognized by the Department of Energy, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the White House. Mr. Butterworth attributes most of his success through partnerships with highly motivated people.

During his presentation Mr. Butterworth will cover:
Download Steve E. Butterworth's Presentation: Energy Conservation (PDF) (6 pp. 178K)

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