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How to Prove ROI and Get Funding for an Energy Management Information System (EMIS)
January 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm ESTFree
Still on the fence about purchasing an Energy Management Information System to manage your university’s resource data? The time to act is now.
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, an organization will see on average 4% reduction in energy use one year after installing an EMIS and an average of 19% in savings after 4 years.
Join this webinar to learn creative strategies that Weber State and other universities have used to build a business case with administration for an energy management system as well as finding budget for ongoing sustainability projects. You’ll walk away with a free ROI calculator to find your potential savings and creative ideas for getting budget for your next energy reduction project
Vladi Shunturov, VP of Product Solutions, Lucid
Vladi Shunturov is a thought leader and innovator in the field of Building IoT and data-driven building operations. As the Cofounder and VP of Product Solutions at Lucid, an Acuity Brands company, Vladi has spent over 15 years helping organizations to leverage building data to improve their operations. Vladi cofounded Lucid in 2004 and has led the product and engineering teams in the development of BuildingOS, the market’s leading enterprise data and analytics platform specifically designed for commercial building operations. BuildingOS helps hundreds of organizations to meet their energy efficiency, sustainability and business goals. Vladi has authored numerous publications, including widely referenced cornerstone research on the use of building data in impacting human behavior. He is the recipient of numerous industry awards including from the U.S. EPA and the Cleantech Open. Vladi has previously been invited to speak and share his expertise at ASHE, AASHE, Autodesk University, CoRE Tech, DisruptCRE, EPA P3, DoE SBIR Summit, GE Summit, Greenbuild, Realcomm IBcon and TEDx.
Justin Owen, Energy Manager, Weber State University
Justin Owen is the Energy Manager at Weber State University where he oversees the energy and building automation teams. Justin manages Weber’s revolving green fund, pursues energy rebates, manages energy upgrades to HVAC and lighting systems, calculates annual energy savings, and oversees the university’s renewable efforts. During his tenure, Weber’s already substantial energy savings have continued to grow and Weber has continued to be cutting edge with the installation of groundsource, variable refrigerant flow, and solar systems. Justin holds Masters degrees in Environmental Science and Public Affairs from Indiana University and a Bachelor’s in Geography from Weber State University. Justin is an Certified Energy Manager in Training, Certified Lighting Efficiency Professional in Training, and a certified Renewable Energy Professional.