Wednesday, August 21st
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
ESC Board of Directors Strategic Planning Session
3:00 - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
5:00 - 6:00 pm
Welcome Reception on Terrace
Thursday, August 22nd
7:00 - 10:00 am
7:00 - 8:00 am
8:00 - 10:00 am
GESPC Boot Camp: Foundations and Fundamentals of GESPC
A follow-up workshop to the ESC webinar “The Elements of a GESPC.” A veritable “boot camp” providing the
principles of what has made GESPC a reliable resource when the lessons of the past are applied to the needs of today.
The Colorado GESPC Experience
Current energy performance contracting practices in Colorado.
10:00 - 10:30 am
Networking Break in Exhibit Space
10:30 - 10:40 am
Welcome and Introductions
10:40 - 11:00 am
Opening Keynote: Energy and Water
The relationship between energy in our water infrastructure and the opportunities for efficiency.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Opening Keynote Panel: Energy and Water
The challenges, opportunities and strategies for incorporating GESPC into water infrastructure.
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Buffet Lunch in Exhibit Hall
1:00 - 1:45 pm
Emerging Technologies: Streetlights
The programs and technologies addressing public streetlighting needs to increase improve service while reducing energy and maintenance costs.
1:45 - 2:30 pm
Financing Energy Efficiency Improvements
Financing case studies of various renewable and energy efficiency projects.
2:30 - 3:00 pm
Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall
3:00 - 4:00 pm
What Success Looks Like, Part One: Public Sector
End-users present case studies of Phase Two and Three Colorado GESPC projects.
4:00 - 5:00 pm
What Success Looks Like, Part Two: Private Sector
Energy Service Companies share examples of successful programs and the services offered to customers to improve energy and water usage.
5:00 - 7:00 pm
ESC National and Colorado Chapter Reception
"Camp ESC" Themed Reception in the Exhibit Hall and Terrace
Friday, August 23rd
7:00 - 8:00 am
8:00 - 8:30 am
Morning Keynote: Renewables in GESPC
An exploration of how various distributed generation and storage configurations are being integrated into a GESPC to reduce energy costs and enhance system reliability.
8:30 - 9:15 am
The Value of Data
For the three decades or more that GESPC has existed as a means of procurement and financing, projects have undergone considerable change in the way they document and illustrate the savings achieved. In this session models of documenting results are presented.
9:15 - 10:00 am
How to Achieve Success
ESC Energy Stewardship Champion state programs are highlighted with presenters sharing lessons learned in the development and operation of a successful state GESPC program to provide technical assistance and oversight to end-users entering performance contracts.
10:00 - 10:30 am
Networking Break in Exhibit Hall
10:30 - 11:45 am
States in Action
The network of ESC State Chapters provides a vehicle for the members of the ESC that are located in or do business in a particular state to work together to identify and develop solutions to state-specific issues. This roundtable will touch on the activities going on in State Chapters and State Energy Offices to address challenges and increase awareness of GESPC.
11:45 am - Noon
Annual ESC Awards Ceremony
Noon - 2:00 pm
Exhibitor Tear Down