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Webinar: Strategic Planning and Pathway Development for Significantly Reducing GHG Emissions (Scopes 1 and 2)
June 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDTFree
Meeting the urgent call to mitigate the impacts of climate change: Given the early success with meeting GHG reduction targets by 2025, the University of Chicago has developed more ambitious targets to advance the sustainability of University operations, committing to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2030. Sharing strategies to help other organizations reduce carbon and save energy, this presentation will deep dive on pathway development as part of the University’s 50 by 30 goal, share best practices and lessons learned, as well as discuss synergies with other key campus initiatives such as the better buildings program.
Adam D’Ambrosio, Senior Director of Energy Services and Sustainability, University of Chicago
Adam D’Ambrosio is the Senior Director of Energy Services and Sustainability at the University of Chicago. In his role, he is responsible for long-term energy management programs, including strategic procurement of natural gas and electricity, energy conservation efforts, renewable energy portfolio, master planning, sustainability, and strategic initiatives. Additional responsibilities include centralized building automation systems, utility plant operations and maintenance, oversight of the building commissioning process and budget management. Adam has 24 years of experience in power generation, energy management and sustainability and holds both Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University.
Jeremy Selwyn, Principal Engineer, Edison Energy
Jeremy has over 12 years of experience in the energy engineering industry. He has worked with numerous industrial and commercial organizations to evaluate energy and sustainability opportunities and execute identified projects. His work includes preparing detailed investigation reports, presented findings to clients, aiding in project go/no-go decisions, implementing opportunities, and verifying energy savings. Jeremy has also worked to solicit and evaluate vendor bids and reviewed contractor submittals. During implementation, he has investigated installations to ensure the work matches design drawings and intent. Jeremy has extensive experience executing and managing investment grade energy audits, facility conditions assessments, commissioning and retro-commissioning projects, as well as general project management.