March 4, 2020
Joint Meeting ASHRAE Boston and AEE/NE
5:30 - 8:00 PM
Embassy Suites Hotel
550 Winter St, Waltham, MA 02451
Students & Presenters: Free
How and Why Customers Buy Energy Projects and Services
March’s joint ASHRAE Boston/AEE NE meeting will offer three customer perspectives on how and why end users buy energy projects and services. Seasoned energy professionals from the healthcare, manufacturing, and property management sectors will offer their perspectives on the energy project development and buying process, including:
This will be a valuable evening for energy end-users, engineers, and vendors alike. Our speakers will be:
Jeffrey Myrdek, CEBP, CEM, CMVP, CEA, LEED Green Associate
Global Director for Energy and Sustainability, Global Workspace Solutions, CBRE
Mr. Myrdek operates as a Solution Architect in support of sales and account management for CBRE’s Energy & Sustainability Platform. He leads energy audits, supports results for energy efficiency projects and programs, and contributes to the development of new engagement processes for energy audits, financing, and scope development for the project management team. He also interviews and evaluates new technology vendors for their potential incorporation into the service offering for CBRE’s clients.
Prior to joining CBRE, Mr. Myrdek garnered more than 30 years’ experience in the facilities management and energy & sustainability fields, managing energy and construction projects and programs, performing measurement & verification services, and overseeing various teams. He also gained valuable experience in building automation and energy management systems from an engineering and installation standpoint. He is a past recipient of the AEE NE Energy Manager of the Year award and a core team member that received the AEE 2015 Global Corporate Energy Program of the Year.
Paul Lukitsch, CEM
Senior Facilities Engineer and Energy Manager, Keurig Dr Pepper
At KDP, Paul manages maintenance and operations teams in MA, VT, and TX. Paul is about to undertake leading the Energy Management Team at Keurig Dr Pepper.
Prior to joining Keurig Dr Pepper, Paul was with Millipore Corp where he managed Facilities teams and lead the Energy management team. At Millipore the Energy team implemented over 200 energy savings projects including a 18% reduction in global energy usage, installation of an onsite 310KW solar system, design and installed a $10Mil Biomass heating plant.
Paul has a Plastics Engineering Degree from the University of Lowell, Ma, is a CEM- Certified Energy Manager, and additional Six Sigma Leadership training. He is also a past winner of AEE NE’s Energy Manager of the Year award.
Chris Longchamps, CEM
Senior Facilities Engineer, Mass General Hospital
Chris has worked for Massachusetts General Hospital for almost 30 years as a Senior Facilities Engineer. His focus over that time has been to update MEP infrastructure in various hospital buildings that range in age from new construction to 1811. Over the years, Chris has managed projects saving over $60 Million dollars in energy savings (clarify, is this total savings over the period, or on an annualized basis). He is currently developing on an energy conservation model that can be monitored and tracked using the building automation system as a continuous commissioning tool.
Chris has an Electrical Engineering Degree from the Wentworth Institute of Technology but is equally proficient in Mechanical Engineering. Chris’ projects have also received AEE NE awards for Energy Project of the Year.