Colorado Chapter

Past Events

  • May 2009 - National Conference - AGLF/ELFA Public Sector Finance Forum (Association of Governmental Leasing & Finance/Equipment Leasing & Finance Association) - Presentation: Green, Energy Efficiency/Management, Performance Contracting and Sustainability
    The panelists will discuss energy performance contracting strategies and opportunities for project financing; green buildings-a discussion on what green buildings are, sustainability and financing;renewable energy-current market strategies and opportunities.
    Moderator: Karen Keeler, Senior Vice President, All American Investment Group
    Special guest: Joel Asrael, Colorado Governor's Office of Energy
    Speakers: Doug Hargrave, LONG Energy Solutions; Gary Berngard, Honeywell Building Solutions; John McAllister, EMC Engineers, Inc.
  • January 2009 - Build Green Live Green Renewable Energy Forum Contractors EXPO - Event Presentation - Grand Junction, Colorado
    This first ever Western Slope Conference is hosted by Mesa State College, City of Grand Junction, Mesa County and Mesa County Valley School District 51. We will share sustainable initiatives which are moving our Western Colorado Communities into an efficient, new energy economy. Please join others from Municipalities, Counties, School Districts and Colleges west of the Continental Divide for this dynamic and informative event in Grand Junction.
  • May 1, 2008 - Greening Facilities in the New Energy Economy
  • May 2007 - Presentation at NREL on energy efficiency and performance contracting in golf course facilities
  • June 2004 - Colorado Renewable Energy Society - Rebuild Colorado's Free Services (overview of performance contracting)
  • May 2004 - Lunch meeting presentation at AIA's Committee on the Environment
  • Fall 2003 - Revision of the state's model RFP document by committee
  • November 2003 - Association of Facilities Engineers (panel presentation)
  • October 2003 - High Performance Design, Department of Energy and Governor's Office of Energy Management & Conservation. "Performance Contracting in New Construction and Major Renovation Projects" (panel presentation)
  • November 2002 - Association of Facilities Engineers (panel presentation)
  • April 2002 - Colorado Association of School Business Officials semi-annual conference (panel presentation)
  • March 2002 - Provide Value to Your Customers and Expand Your Business by Partnering with Energy Service Companies, for utilities and engineers, with presentations by Shirley Hansen, nationally recognized expert in performance contracting.
  • January 2002 - Colorado Association of School Executives conference (presentation pending)
  • January 2002 - National forum on improving efficiency in universities/colleges, sponsored by Wirth Chair (presentation)
  • November 2001 - Fall Pollution Prevention Forum, Tri-State Generation & Transmission, "Business Opportunities in Energy Technologies," panel presentation for businesses, Westminster.
  • October 2001 - DOE FEMP Seminar, "Creating Effective State Programs for Promoting Energy Performance Contracting," presentation, Westminster.
  • October 2001 - Council of Educational Facility Planners International (round-table informal presentation & discussion), Denver.
  • October 2001 - Tri-State Generation & Transmission with Delta Montrose Electric Association seminar, "Brightening Your Bottom Line With Savings" (presentation), Montrose.
  • September 2001 - Northwest Council of Governments (presentation), Aspen.
  • September 2001 - Colorado School District Energy Managers & Colorado Association of School Business Officials (session moderator; panel presentation, "Financing Options for Energy Upgrades and Technology")
  • September 2001 - EPA workshop on "Finance Training Opportunities for CFOs and Facilities Directors" (panel presentation)
  • August 2001 - National Association of Housing & Redevelopment Officials (trade show booth and presentation), Snowmass.
  • July 2001 - EPA Energy Star workshop, "Colorado Finance Working Session for K12 & Local Government Officials" (panel presentation), Littleton.
  • May 2001 - Distributed Generation seminar (sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Association of Energy Engineers and co-sponsored by Colorado ESC (panel presentation), Westminster.

Other

  • Ongoing: Joint strategic and marketing efforts to the state's performance contracting program managed by the state energy office.
  • 2005: Members provided input on the state's development of monitoring and verification guidelines
  • Fall 2003: A documents committee of the Colorado ESC chapter revised Colorado's standard RFP document.
  • Spring 2001: Reviewed proposed legislation on performance contracting in Colorado's state and local government facilities.