Nov 03 2022


9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sustainable Building in Mountain Communities

How we design, maintain and operate our buildings is transforming. Learn about the clean energy future and what it means for our region.

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Schedule of presenters

9:00 – 9:15am – Refreshments

9:15am – Welcoming – Seth Portner, MPE Clean Power Committee

9:20 – 9:40am – Lee Boughey, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Together with our members, we are expanding renewable energy generation and reducing emissions while ensuring reliable, affordable and responsible electricity for the communities we power. We’ll explore how Tri-State’s Responsible Energy Plan outlines the path to deliver on its mission.

9:40 -10am – Shawn LeMons, Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC U.S. Cold climate air source heat pump strategies

10:00 -10:20am – Matt Frommer, South West Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP) How can communities prepare themselves for the transition to electric vehicles? Matt Frommer will join us to discuss local strategies to accelerate EV adoption, including future-proofing buildings with the infrastructure to support EV charging stations.

10:20 -10:30am – Break

10:30 – 10:50am  Keith Dennis, Beneficial Electrification League Learn how Beneficial Electrification programs are a valuable opportunity to engage both electric utilities and environmental groups in the effort to identify solutions that work well for the end-use consumer, local communities and the environment.

10:50 – 11:10am – Mary Wiener, Holy Cross Energy There’s growing interest in all electric multifamily and affordable housing. Mary Wiener will share some of the highlights from projects that Holy Cross Energy has supported in Western Slope communities.

11:10 – 11:30am – Rob Taylor, Mountain Parks Electric Is MPE’s grid ready to power the future? Rob Taylor will describe MPE’s ability to meet the demand of fully electric communities.

11:30 – Adjourn

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Winter Park, CO 80482

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