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Energy Engineering for Non-Engineers: Sweetened and Condensed
February 28, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm ESTFree
As a sustainability change agent, you may not have a background in engineering, but developing a basic fluency in energy engineering terms and concepts can empower you to participate in and facilitate decisions that have significant impacts on how your campus achieves its climate goals. This webinar provides a broad overview on technical concepts in energy engineering for sustainability managers and other non-engineering staff. Taught by Chris Lewis, Energy Efficiency Manager at GreenerU, and Alex Davis, Sustainability Program Manager at Babson College, this workshop will help you feel more prepared to take on your next energy efficiency project on campus.
Chris Lewis, Energy Efficiency Manager, GreenerU, Inc.
Chris Lewis has eleven years of varied experience in the energy efficiency arena. Prior to joining GreenerU, Chris gained experience in the energy services industry, specializing in projects for higher education and municipal customers. This experience was gained working with a major energy services company (ESCO) managing the implementation of energy efficiency projects. Chris also spent two years in applications engineering with the maker of an innovative ventilation optimization product, developing low payback energy efficiency projects. There Chris worked with the technical services and product development teams to develop and support product applications and optimize internal processes. Now at GreenerU, Chris oversees the development and implementation of energy savings projects covering a wide variety of energy conservation measures. These projects provide customers with energy efficiency and infrastructure upgrades, delivering cost savings and improved systems reliability.
Alex Davis, Sustainability Program Manager, Babson College
Alex Davis is Babson’s sustainability manager and supports several initiatives in the Sustainability Office, including the intern program and the solid waste reduction and diversion initiatives. His background is recycling and student engagement. Prior to Babson, Davis was an intern in the University Sustainability Practices Office at Arizona State University. While at ASU, he organized the first Zero Waste events on campus, led recycling at events for up to 30,000 people, and helped lead the campus farmers’ market.