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Control Freaks

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Thursday, Apr 12, 2012 6:00 pm
to Thursday, Apr 12, 2012 9:00 pm

Location
Digital Sandbox

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About the Event

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Lighting controls have a barely-tapped potential for enormous savings in operating costs, increased occupant comfort and productivity, improved the quality of our indoor environments, all while saving energy, curbing carbon emissions, and reducing peak demands on our fragile electric grid. 80% of US commercial office space is within 20' of the perimeter or under a rood, ripe for significant savings from daylighting control systems. Yet, lighting and environmental controls are often disabled by disgruntled occupants; left in manual mode; or not properly commissioned. Why? 

Control Freaks, presented by Green Light New York and IESNYC, invites and esteemed panel of "control freaks", industry and academic experts, to explore the many facets of Lighting Control Systems:

  • Daylighting controls have a huge potential for energy savings and peak-demand reduction. How can this potential be realized? What are the impediments and pitfalls?
  • What is the future of building control systems? What can we expect from integration, wireless technology, smart grids, and the internet? 
  • Do emerging control technologies have the potential to backfire, when beta and first generation products don't live up to the promised potential and consumers get annoyed and tape them over and turn them off? 
Control Freaks will answer these and other questions, including: the current state of the art of control systems; real world application experiences; and what's in the R & D pipline. 

REMARKS
John Gilbert, Executive VP, Chief Operating Officer & Chief Technology Officer, Rudin Management Company

MODERATOR
Pat Sapinsley, President. Build Efficiently, LLC; and Visiting Scholar, Harvard University's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering

PANELISTS
Stephen Selkowitz, Building Technologies, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Pekka Hakkarainen, PhD, Vice President, Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.
Dorene Maniccia, Director Policy and Industry Affairs, WattStopper
Jonathan Flaherty, Director of Sustainability, Tishman Speyer

SCHEDULE
6:00 Registration
6:30 Introduction
6:35 Panel Discussion
8:00 Reception with cocktails and hors d'ouevres
9:00 Close

This is available for 1.5 AIA CEUs.

Special thanks to Rudin Management Company and NYSERDA for sponsoring this event

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