ATLANTA, Feb. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Energy and facility managers need to address future energy challenges, including the pressure to reduce energy consumption stemming from climate change initiatives, the impact electrical rates have had on energy project planning, and the shift to low-cost natural gas, as well as new opportunities for the energy industry. The 26th GLOBALCON Conference & Expo, to be held March 17-18 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, is the one place where decision makers from business, industry, and government can get up to speed on policy and program updates, energy incentives and financing, along with understanding new integrated energy solutions.
Presented by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), the GLOBALCON 2015 conference program is full of the region's top experts in the changing energy landscape. Highlights from the opening session will include Exxon Mobil's Outlook to Energy: A View to 2040 by Rob Gardner, Manager, Economics & Energy Division, Corporate Strategic Planning, as well as Jones Lang LaSalle's Empire State Building: Flagship for Building Energy Innovation by Dana Schneider, Vice President, Energy & Sustainability, and Evolving Trends in the Utility Paradigm – Adapting to Distributed Generation & Microgrids presented by Joseph Sullivan, Vice President, Energy Policy & Development, Concord Engineering. Other conference topics include energy management excellence, CHP and renewable energy, energy incentives and financing as well as updates on codes and demand response programs. For a detailed look at the conference program, visit http://www.globalconevent.com/conference.
GLOBALCON will also feature a Northeast Green showcase, sponsored by ENERGY STAR & GDF Suez Energy Resources, of technologies helping commercial, industrial, and institutional customers save on their energy costs, upgrading their facilities with innovative solutions, and implementing new or retrofit construction projects which will drive the new clean energy economy. A portion of the event will also be offset by renewable energy credits, donated by GDF Suez Energy Resources.
Seminars eligible for CEU, LU, and PDH credits will be held in conjunction with the event, covering energy auditing, energy efficiency updates, building commissioning, fundamentals of water efficiency and more, for a full schedule of available training opportunities, visit http://www.globalconevent.com/seminars
GLOBALCON is the Northeast's largest energy efficiency conference and exposition and addresses new advances in energy efficiency, energy management, high performance buildings, renewables, and power management technologies. Conference topics include: energy policy and programs, building management tools, corporate sustainability programs, microgrids, CHP, demand response, high performance buildings, renewable energy technologies, and energy management programs and success stories. View full event details at Globalcon website, www.globalconevent.com/. For a FREE Expo Pass, click link for complimentary online registration, http://www.globalconevent.com/freeexpopass
SOURCE Association of Energy Engineers