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Register below to join Siemens, Navigant Research, and Environmental Leader as they explore the most effective state-of-the-art technologies and services that enhance building performance through improvements to energy efficiency, energy supply, and operational sustainability.

When: 12/10/2013
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Smart Building Technology: The Key to Comprehensive Building Performance

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Register below to join Siemens, Navigant Research, and Environmental Leader as they explore the most effective state-of-the-art technologies and services that enhance building performance through improvements to energy efficiency, energy supply, and operational sustainability. 

David Hopping, Vice President of Building Performance & Sustainability at Siemens Industry, Inc., will describe the benefits of a multi-phased energy efficiency strategy that emphasizes thorough planning and evaluation in order to set the right targets. He will also detail the most effective ways to achieve those targets through a coordinated implementation effort with long-lasting benefits as a result of on-going service and extensive measurement. 

Eric Bloom, Senior Research Analyst at Navigant Research, will discuss the broad markets for energy efficiency retrofits and technologies. He will cover the evolution of traditional energy efficiency services such as energy efficiency retrofits and energy performance contracting. He’ll also highlight the role of new technologies such as building energy management systems (BEMS), demand response, and others in the next generation of strategic energy management. 

Craig Engelbrecht, Director of Remote Services at Siemens Industry, Inc., will discuss how to take full advantage of technological advancements leveraging new systems based on big data, smart building analytics, and automated demand response that can make buildings less expensive and easier to operate. 

Meet the speakers: 

David HoppingDavid Hopping, Vice President, Building Performance & Sustainability, Siemens Industry, Inc., Building Technologies 

Appointed Vice President for Building Performance & Sustainability in February 2013, Dave is responsible for the energy efficiency and sustainability business for Siemens Building Technologies. Prior to this role, he was Vice President, Business Unit Head for Siemens Industry, Building Technologies – Building Automation since June 2010. Dave joined Siemens Building Technologies as a National Sales Manager in 1989, and since that time has held several leadership positions with increasing responsibility, ranging from Sales Manager and General Manager in Los Angeles, to District Manager and Zone Manager positions in Indianapolis, IN., Detroit, MI., and Chicago, IL. In addition to his business leadership responsibilities with Siemens Industry, Building Technologies, Dave has been the Chicago City Ambassador for Siemens Corporation, USA. Dave earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University. 

Eric BloomEric Bloom, Senior Research Analyst at Navigant Research 

Eric Bloom contributes to Navigant Research’s Smart Buildings program with a focus on building systems and energy efficient building design, construction, and operations. He has extensive experience researching, analyzing, and writing about the built environment, renewable energy, energy use, and climate change. 

At Navigant Research, Bloom concentrates on emerging smart building technologies and their contribution to making buildings more efficient and easier to operate. He is the author of several Navigant Research reports including "The U.S. Energy Service Company Market" and "Building Energy Management Systems." Prior to joining Navigant Research, Bloom worked at Rocky Mountain Institute, where he conducted research for a book focused on energy efficiency and renewable energy use in the building sector. His previous experience also includes positions at Atelier Ten, a building design and energy efficiency consultancy, and the Commission for Environmental Cooperation, NAFTA’s environmental commission. Bloom graduated magna cum laude with a BA in architecture from Yale University. 

Craig EngelbrechtCraig Engelbrecht, Director of Smart Services and Technology, Siemens Industry, Inc., Building Technologies 

Craig Engelbrecht has more than 12 years of entrepreneurial experience within the building automation industries and pioneered energy information software products and solutions that span commercial, government, and education markets. For Siemens Infrastructure and Cities, Building Technologies Division, Craig is the Director of Smart Services and Technology working to identify market trends in remote services, energy efficiency, and enterprise information management. Craig also develops the vision and employs commercialization strategies to the future roadmap, and oversees strategic business development that supports the business needs in the marketplace.

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