NCBC 2017 – Salt Lake City, UT


Pre-Conference – Monday, October 16th


8:30AM – 2:30PM


BCxA Scholarship Foundation Annual Memorial Golf Tournament


The Annual Michael R. Chelednik Memorial Golf Tournament in support of the BCxA Scholarship Foundation will take place in conjunction with NCBC, at the beautiful Stonebridge Golf Club. Named after the rustic red rock bridges that help define the course, Stonebridge Golf Club features 27 holes of golf, divided into three challenging nines -- each measuring nearly 3,600 yards from the professional tees. It is one of the longest and most water-laden courses in Utah. Test your skills on this amazing course while helping to build the Foundation’s scholarship funds to support the next generation of commissioning providers.

The tournament format is a traditional scramble with shotgun start at 8:00 AM. Along with the usual prizes for Lowest Team Score, Highest Team Score, KP (Men’s and Women’s) and Longest Drive (Men’s and Women’s), there will be some creative and fun wrinkles on advancing the ball in certain situations, and a one-time opportunity to get creative with scorekeeping.

The emphasis will be on FUN in supporting the purpose of the tournament – raising money for the BCxA Scholarship Foundation. Please join us for a lively event in a magnificent setting for this worthwhile cause. A light breakfast and lunch are included with the cost of golf and of course your contribution to the scholarship fund – all for $125.

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1:00PM – 5:00PM


Half-Day Workshop


Variable Flow Chilled Water Plants: Operating Theory and Field Opportunities


David Sellers, PE - Facility Dynamics

This workshop explores variable flow chilled water plants using an interactive format that includes lecture and also uses Sketchup models, selection software, spreadsheets, and case studies to illustrate and explore.


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6:00PM


BCxA Annual Meeting and Dinner


Experience the Olympic Spirit with Team BCxA

You are invited to the BCxA Annual Meeting and Dinner in beautiful Park City, Utah. Nestled in the spectacular Wasatch Mountains. Park City was the site of the 2002 Winter Olympics and is home to the Alf Engen Ski Museum, the Eccles Salt Lake City 2002 Winter Olympics Games Museum, and the excellent Joe Quinney Winter Sports Center, the site of the 2017 BCxA Annual Dinner. As always, we have chosen an incomparable facility to celebrate a solid gold medal year for the Association. At the Joe Quinney Winter Sports Center, we invite you to experience first-hand the exhilarating highlights of snow sports and the glory of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. Take a leisurely tour through the interactive museum displays, and then join BCxA leaders for socializing, dinner and BCxA-style champion achievements presentation. Transportation will be provided from the Marriott hotel, site of the NCBC Conference, to Park City and back. Buses depart from hotel at 5:30pm.

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Day 1 – Tuesday, October 17th


7:30AM – 5:00PM |  Registration – Grand Ballroom Foyer


7:30AM – 8:30AM |  Breakfast – Grand Ballroom Foyer


8:30AM – 10:00AM


Welcome

Grand Ballroom D & E


NCBC Masters of Ceremonies:

Jesse Sycuro, PE, CEM, CCP, LEED AP - Brookfield GIS

Lyn Gomes, PE, CCP, LEED AP, CLCATT - kW Engineering


Keynote Address: Energy Policy: Past, Present and Future

Janine Benner, Assistant Director for Planning and Innovation - Oregon Department of Energy (ODOE)


Presentation: Smart Energy Analytics Campaign

Dr. Kathleen Hogan - US DOE, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy


Presentation: The Benner Award

Liz Fischer, Executive Director - BCxA

Janine Benner, Assistant Director for Planning and Innovation - Oregon Department of Energy (ODOE)


Session Description

Presentation - Gomes/Sycuro
Presentation - Benner
Presentation - Hogan

10:00AM – 10:30AM |  Break


10:30AM – 12:00PM | Concurrent Sessions


Commissioning: Retrospective and Current Status

Grand Ballroom I


Michael Della Barba - Environmental Health & Engineering, Inc.

Moderator: Jesse Sycuro, PE, CEM, CCP, LEED AP - Brookfield GIS


Panel Members:

Dave Conner - Holder Construction

Michael Della Barba - Environmental Health & Engineering, Inc.

Jeffrey Bowick - Cyxtera

John Villani - Grumman/Butkus Associates


Session Description

Presentation - Barba


Playing Nice: HVAC and Lighting Controls Integration

Grand Ballroom G


Lyn Gomes, PE, CCP, LEED AP, CLCATT - kW Engineering

Justin Lewis, PE, LEED AP - University of California, Davis


Session Description

Presentation - Gomes/Lewis


Cybersecurity: Not Just an Option Anymore

Grand Ballroom F


Bob Hunter, CEO - AlphaGuardian Networks

Jason Rosselot, CISSP, CPP - Johnson Controls, Inc.


Session Description

Presentation - Cybersmart
Presentation - Hunter
Presentation - Rosselot


Cx Software: How to Select the Right Solution

Grand Ballroom E


Moderator: Eric Forman - Facility Grid


Panel Members:

Nick Buike, CxA - Group14 Engineering

Dan Forino, CCP - Horizon Engineering Associates, LLP

Jonathan Vaughan, CCP, CEM, LEED AP - Page Southerland Page, Inc.


Joshua Gepner, PE, QCxP, LEED AP O+M - Environment Systems Design


Session Description

Presentation - Panel
Presentation - Gepner
Presentation - Online Cx Tools

12:00PM – 1:30PM | Lunch


1:30PM – 3:00PM | Concurrent Sessions


Commissioning the Invisible

Grand Ballroom I


Dwight Gray, PE, CCP - Engineering Economics, Inc.

Scott Henderson, PE, CCP, LEED BD+C - McKinstry

John Runkle, PE - Intertek


Session Description

Presentation - Henderson
Presentation - Runkle


Critical Facility EBCx

Grand Ballroom G


Tony DiLeonardo, CxA, LEED AP - Wick Fisher White

Tracey Jumper, CCP, LEED AP - Jump-Start Building Commissioning


Session Description

Presentation - DiLeonardo/Jumper


MBCx Detective: Finding Evidence-Based Savings with Analytics

Grand Ballroom F


Glen Anderson, PE - ETC Group

Lincoln Harmer, PE - kW Engineering


Session Description

Presentation - Anderson
Presentation - Harmer


BIM Me Up, Scotty!

Grand Ballroom E


David Burczyk - Trimble

Stephen Hagan, FAIA CCM - Hagan Technologies, LLC


Session Description

Presentation - Burczyk
Presentation - Hagan

3:00PM – 3:30PM | Break – Sponsored by NV5


3:30PM – 5:00PM | Concurrent Sessions


Contracting/Commoditization: Yes, There Is a Path To Success!

Grand Ballroom I


Christopher Newland, LEED AP BD+C - Holder Construction

Cameron Scott - Salt Lake City Corporation


Session Description

Presentation - Newland
Presentation - Scott


Industrial Building Cx Takes Off

Grand Ballroom G


Jim Nuerenberg, PE - Boeing

Ed Faircloth - Gilbane (Retired)


Session Description


MBCx Software Provider Discussion

Grand Ballroom F


Eric Feeny - BuildPulse

Keith La Rose - CopperTree Analytics


Session Description

Presentation - Feeny

Presentation - La Rose


The Exciting and Beneficial World of Infrared Thermography

Grand Ballroom E


Kevin Vander Klay, PE, LEED AP, QCxP - Grumman/Butkus Associates

Leah Schedin - Fluke Corporation


Session Description

Presentation - Vander Klay/Schedin

5:00PM – 7:00PM | Exhibitor Reception


Day 2 – Wednesday, October 18th


7:30AM – 5:00PM |  Registration – Grand Ballroom Foyer


7:30AM – 8:30AM |  Breakfast Sessions (Optional) – Grand Ballroom G


Cx Market and Practices Research

Grand Ballroom G


Tom Poeling, PE, CEM, CCP - U.S. Engineering Company

Kent Barber, PE, CCP, LEEP AP - Keithly Barber Associates


Session Description

Presentation - Poeling

Presentation - Barber


Codes and Standards: Features, Facts and Futures

Grand Ballroom F


Gerald J. Kettler, PE, CCxA, CIAQM, BEAP, LEED Fellow, WELL AP - Facility Performance Associates

Treasa Sweek, PE, CCP - Sweek Consulting Engineers


Session Description

Presentation - Kettler
Presentation - Sweek

8:30AM – 10:00AM | Concurrent Sessions


Is Lighting Control Out of Control?

Grand Ballroom E


Harold Jepsen, PE - Legrand, North America

Bryan Welsh, PE, CCP, LEED AP, CxA - Welsh Commissioning Group, Inc.


Session Description

Presentation - Jepsen

Presentation - Welsh


Great Debate: Automation Cx vs. Ongoing Cx

Grand Ballroom F


Kevin Fuller - Interval Data

Ian Nelson, PhD, EIT, CxA - Command Commissioning, LLC


Session Description

Presentation - Fuller

Presentation - Nelson


Cx Future: Demand Response, Microgrid & PEER Certification

Grand Ballroom G


Wayne Dunn, PE, PEng, LEED AP - E.W. Dunn Developments, Inc.

Mary Ann Piette - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory


Session Description

Presentation - Dunn

Presentation - Piette

10:00AM – 10:30AM |  Break


10:30AM – 12:00PM | Concurrent Sessions


Fire Life Safety: New Roles, New Practices

Grand Ballroom E


David LeBlanc, PE, FSFPE - Jensen Hughes


Session Description

Presentation - LeBlanc


Cx Investigations: Energy Waste, Operational Issues and Other Offenses

Grand Ballroom F


Ryan Stroupe - PG&E Pacific Energy Center

Arik Cohen, PE - kW Engineering


Session Description

Presentation - Stroupe/Cohen


What's the Future of the Central Plant?

Grand Ballroom G


Harry Koons, III, LEED AP, CxA - Precis Commissioning

Josh Harwood, CCP - McKinstry


Session Description

Presentation - Koons
Presentation - Harwood

12:00PM – 1:30PM | Lunch


You Asked: We Answered!

Grand Ballroom D


Karl Stum, PE - Summit Building Engineering


Session Description

Presentation - Stum


Can You Top This?

Grand Ballroom D


Craig Hawkins, CCP, CxA - McKinstry

Wayne Dunn, PE, PEng, LEED AP - E.W. Dunn Developments, Inc.


Session Description

Presentation - Hawkins
Presentation - Dunn

1:30PM – 3:00PM | Concurrent Sessions


Don't Let This Happen to Your Building

Grand Ballroom E


Jay Cmiel - Marriott International

Sanjiv “Sunny” Devnani, PE - kW Engineering

Sarah Boll - Utah DFCM


Session Description

Presentation - Cmiel

Presentation - Boll/Devnani


Utility Commissioning Program Models

Grand Ballroom F


Panel Host: Dan Sperber, CEM, LEED AP, EIT - Nexant


Panel Members:

Richard Tonielli - ComEd

Brad Jones, PE, LEED AP BD+C, CCP - The Cadmus Group

John Villani, PE, CCP - Grumman/Butkus Associates


Session Description

Presentation - Sperber/Tonielli


Residential Cx: High Performance at Home

Grand Ballroom G


Natascha Milesi Ferretti, PE - National Institute of Science and Technology

Joe Sadow, PE, CEM, EBCP, LEED AP BD+C - Horizon Engineering Associates LLP


Session Description

Presentation - Ferretti

Presentation - Sadow

3:00PM – 3:30PM | Break – Sponsored by SE Regional Chapter


3:30PM – 5:00PM


Closing Plenary

Grand Ballroom E & F


NCBC Masters of Ceremonies:

Jesse Sycuro, PE, CEM, CCP, LEED AP - Brookfield GIS

Lyn Gomes, PE, CCP, LEED AP, CLCATT - kW Engineering

Bruce Pitts, BCxA President - Wood Harbinger


Session Description

Presentation - Panel