Battery Storage Technology – Panel Discussion

Topic: Panel discussion by industry experts on alternative technologies for UPS energy storage About the speakers: Ken Pearl – Director of Business Development - C&D Technologies – VRLA Batteries Ken graduated with BS from Illinois and MBA from DePaul and has worked in the Battery space since 2000, working for Exide, FIAMM, and C&D Technologies,... Read more

LMs and TMs and Standards – oh my! Navigating the LED Alphabet Soup

Today’s lighting world is full of abbreviations and “TLA’s” (Three Letter Acronyms) ... heck, even LED (Light Emitting Diode) is a TLA! This presentation will help you sort out that Alphabet Soup and determine which of these are relevant for your particular projects. We will discuss the most common LED product listing bodies, DLC (Design... Read more

$30 – $35

The Latest Advancements in Fire Pump Controllers – NEW DATE AND LOCATION!

Discussion on the latest advances in fire pump controllers, including Arc Flash avoidance (SIS), VFD control technology, and VFD jockey controllers. About the Speaker: William F. Stelter has spent almost 40 years designing, selling, and marketing products related to electric & diesel fire pump controllers, battery chargers, engine controllers and accessory products. As President, William... Read more

$30 – $35

2018 Board Meeting – UPDATED Time and Location!

Dinner meeting to select 2018-2019 officers and discuss potential presentation topics for the coming year. Volunteers for board positions are welcome. Please contact the board directly if you are interested in attending or volunteering!

Medium Voltage Motors

James Janik of TECO-Westinghouse Motors will present on medium-voltage motors:  The presentation is designed to expose attendee to various aspects of medium voltage polyphase induction motors, including history, application considerations, specification, design, and manufacture. Mr. Janik is the Manager of Engineered AC Product Sales at TECO-Westinghouse Motor Company in Round Rock, TX. He has over... Read more

$30 – $35

Surge Protection

The presentation will begin with the causes and effects of surges and discuss different surge protection devices (SPDs) and how they work, as well as the component technologies available for SPDs and where to specify and apply SPDs. ABOUT THE SPEAKER: John Kroeker has over 27 years of experience in the electrical industry having worked... Read more

$30 – $35

Monitoring-based Commissioning

TOPIC Monitoring-based commissioning (MBCx) is the practice of continually optimizing building performance by leveraging fault detection and diagnostics software integrated with an existing building automation system. In addition to learning how MBCx helps buildings save energy and increase operational efficiency, this presentation will overview ComEd’s Building Optimization incentives program which allows building owners and operators... Read more

$30 – $35

Data Centers

Granite City Food & Brewery 1828 Abriter Ct, Naperville, IL, United States

This presentation will guide you through the process of data center electrical system design. The presentation begins with the preliminary capacity planning process. The process involves assigning the day one and future expanded power needs for the data center, and selection of the appropriate redundant power system topology – N+1, N+2, 2N, 2N+1, or 3N/2.... Read more

$30 – $35

Microgrids – LOCATION CHANGE!

Granite City Food & Brewery 1828 Abriter Ct, Naperville, IL, United States

This course is intended to serve as an introduction to renewable energy microgrids for consultants and end users. The presentation covers common components found in a microgrid system, including photovoltaic modules and energy storage options, with a comparison of common technologies seen in the industry. Also covered will be common tools for designing and specifying... Read more

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Building Automation Systems

Granite City Food & Brewery 1828 Abriter Ct, Naperville, IL, United States

This presentation will cover a brief history of BAS technology in order to set up the modern state of the industry including – IoT, Platforms, Open vs Proprietary. From there we will examine the players involved from concept to completion of a building with regard to differing delivery methodologies. This will be done with an... Read more

$30 – $35