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Energy issues affect your company’s bottom line. FMI’s Energy & Technical Services Conference offers strategies to reduce your energy bills and cut operating costs as well as opportunities to learn about the latest technologies from leading vendors. Sunday, September 10, 2006 7:00 am – 3:00 pm Golf Tournament Enjoy both an opportunity to network with friends and colleagues and a great round of golf on the signature Robert Trent Jones course. Sponsored by Emerson Climate Technologies 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Registration 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Manufacturer/Retailer Exchange Meet over 50 leading suppliers of energy management, heating, air conditioning, refrigeration or lighting systems in this informal exchange session. 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Welcome Reception Sponsored by Zero Zone, Inc. and Carlyle Compressor Monday, September 11, 2006 7:00 am – 8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast Sponsored by Seasons-4 8:00 am – 8:15 am Welcome and Opening Remarks Rob Uhl, Mechanical Engineer, Safeway, Inc. Chair, Energy and Technical Services Conference Committee 8:15 am – 9:00 am State of the Food Retail Industry Understand the new trends impacting the industry and how companies are reacting in this state of the industry presentation of information from FMI’s The Food Retail Industry Speaks report. Michael Sansolo, Senior Vice President, Food Marketing Institute 9:00 am – 10:00 am State of the US Energy Market Hear the critical issues facing the rapidly evolving electricity industry. Learn how rising energy costs, the Energy Policy Act, and key infrastructure, environmental, market structure and regulatory issues will impact the industry and your operations. Steve Kiesner, Director, National Markets, Edison Electric Institute Opening General Session sponsored by Heatcraft 10:00 am – 10:15 am Break Sponsored by Hill PHOENIX, Inc. 10:15 am –11:30 am Refrigerant Conversions Prepare yourself for the phase out of HCFC refrigerants. Several leading retailers will share their experiences retrofitting their refrigeration systems. Ken Welter, Manager Refrigeration Engineering, The Stop and Shop Supermarket Company George Ronn, Manager EPA Compliance and System Controls, SUPERVALU, INC. 11:30 am – 12:00 pm NEW Refrigerant Leak Location Research Shared Find out where refrigerant leaks are mostly likely to occur as FMI and CRMD (Commercial Refrigeration Manufacturers Division of the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute) unveil new industry research. Ed Estberg, Senior Director of Facilities, Raley’s Ray Hoglund, President & CEO, Hill PHOENIX, Inc. 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Luncheon with Speaker Unlock the power of your "Comic Vision". Tim Gard, Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), nationally recognized humorist and authority on stress reduction through humor has taught thousands to improve their relationships and turn adversity to their advantage. Blending his unique experiences as a student, U.S. sailor, state welfare worker/investigator, federal employee, salesman, factory worker and small business owner, Tim creates a dynamic, hilarious, good humor program you have to see! Speaker and company Sponsored by Verisae, Inc. 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Concurrent Breakout Sessions Join in these hands-on, interactive sessions for an opportunity to gather ideas and solutions to your most pressing problems through discussion with your peers. • GE ECM Retrofit • Renewable Energy • Display Case Standards • HVAC Load Calculations • Energy Procurement Planning • Refrigerant Retrofit – Discussion Group • Energy Conservation – Discussion Group 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm Breakout Sessions Repeat 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Breakout Sessions Repeat 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Manufacturer/Retailer Exchange and Reception Collect information on new products and technology in this informal exchange session. Meet over 50 leading suppliers of lighting, HVAC, refrigeration and energy management systems. Tuesday, September 12, 2006 7:00 am – 8:00 am Continental Breakfast Sponsored by Hussmann/Ingersoll Rand Climate Control 8:00 am – 9:15 am EPA Update Explore new EPA refrigerant leak regulations that may have an impact your operations. Find out what to expect from these regulations and when they will be finalized. EPA officials will also discuss new research on secondary loop refrigeration and other technologies that may help reduce refrigeration leaks. Julius Banks, National Recycling and Emissions Reduction Program Manager, Environmental Protection Agency Tim Juliani, Environmental Protection Agency 9:15 am – 10:15 am CO2 Update Discover the benefits and challenges of using CO2 in your refrigeration systems. Jens Christian Callesen, Sales Manager, Danfoss Scott Martin, Director, Advanced Engineering, Hill PHOENIX, Inc. 10:15 am – 10:30 am Break Sponsored by Hill PHOENIX, Inc. 10:30 am – 11:15 am Lighting – Fiber Optics & LED Get a glimpse into how new and evolving lighting technologies may add some energy to your frozen food sales. Fiber optics and LEDs are being used in case doors to do just this. Benefits and applications of these lighting strategies will be presented. Ramin Faramarzi, Project Manager, Refrigeration and Thermal Test Center, Southern California Edison Melissa Wesorick, Product Manager, New Platforms, GELcore LLC 11:15 am – 12:00 pm Sales Floor Lighting Find out how retailers are using new energy efficient methods to light their sales floors and address rising energy costs. New product applications and the results of retrofit installations will be shared. Ed Estberg, Senior Director of Facilities, Raley’s Gary Kuchyt, Big Y Foods, Inc. 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm Store Tours Transportation sponsored by DuPont(TM) Suva(R) and ISCEON(R) Refrigerants 6:00 pm Social Event at Sunset Point Mingle with friends and colleagues in a festive atmosphere with great food and music. Sponsored by KeepRite Refrigeration Wednesday, September 13, 2006 7:00 am – 8:00 am Continental Breakfast Sponsored by Hussmann/Ingersoll Rand Climate Control 8:00 am – 9:00 am Heat Reclaim Hear new perspectives on an old topic – heat reclaim in the age of high electricity costs, high natural gas costs and tighter refrigerant regulation. The economics and design options of heat reclaim systems as well as strategies for getting the most of your existing system will be emphasized. Doug Scott, President, VaCom Technologies 9:00 am – 10:00 am HFCs for HVAC Identify which HFCs may be most suitable for your HVAC systems from a panel of leading suppliers. Custom, large tonnage and small packaged HVAC equipment as well R-22 alternatives such as R-407C and R-410A will be examined. Mike Walker, Product Manager, Commercial Rooftop Units, Lennox Industries Lee Churchill, Vice President, Seasons-4, Inc. 10:00 am – 11:00 am Retailer Panel on A/C Discover how retailers are using innovative tools and technologies to improve the efficiency of their HVAC systems and meet the requirements of unique store designs. Strategies currently being used will be shared by a panel of leading retailers. Ed Estberg, Senior Director of Facilities, Raley’s Fred Buoniconti, Big Y Foods, Inc. 11:00 am Conference Adjourns Concurrent Breakouts Monday, September 11 Each breakout will be repeated three times Display Case Standards Learn how upcoming federal energy efficiency standards and current rating standards of display cases may affect your stores. Current rating standards (ASHRAE 72 and ARI 1200) and the status of the Department of Energy rulemaking process for federal energy standards for display cases will be discussed. Bill Tritsis, Certification Engineer, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute Energy Procurement Planning Sort through the increasing supply choices available in today’s energy markets. Hear about cost effective procurement strategies that include renewable energy sources as part of a strategic portfolio. John Snell, Principal, Risk Management, Inc. GE ECM Retrofit Examine the design, performance and efficiency improvements that Electronically Commutated Motors (ECM) offer over conventional fan motors. Discover how one retailer implemented retrofits at retail. Jim Vannan, Engineering Manager, Albertsons, Inc. Refrigerant Retrofit – Discussion Group Join this discussion group to learn how other retailers are managing refrigerant retrofits. Take away best practices and learn what pitfalls to avoid. Bring your experiences to share with your colleagues. Ken Welter, Manager Refrigeration Engineering, The Stop and Shop Supermarket Company Renewable Energy Learn how many renewable and energy efficient technologies such as photovoltaic systems, daylighting, advanced HVAC systems, improved thermal envelopes, windows, demand management and plug loads may be used in the future. Paul Torcellini, Senior Engineer, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Energy Conservation – Discussion Group Hear about and discuss energy conservation efforts that have been implemented in the food retail environment. Find out what has been tested with high level results as well as challenges that may have been faced during the efforts. Come prepared to share your experiences with others. Ray Agah, Director Engineering, Save Mart Supermarkets HVAC Load Calculations Gain a better understanding of the HVAC loads in your store. Case credits, exhaust air, make-up air and controlling humidity are topics that will be covered. John Parker, Senior Mechanical Engineer, Brandt Engineering Perry Morrow, President, Brandt Engineering Manufacturer/Retailer Exchange Sessions Sunday, September 10 – 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Monday, September 11 – 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Identify new products and services available and how new technologies will affect future product offerings. More than 50 leading vendors and suppliers of lighting, HVAC, refrigeration and A/C systems and technologies will be on hand for informal discussions. Do not miss this chance to discuss your needs with the industry’s leading suppliers. Participating companies include: • Cook Associates, Inc. • Aztec Energy Partners • Amerlux Lighting Solutions • Arneg USA • Carlyle Compressor Company • Danfoss • DuPont ™ Suva ® and ISCEON ® Refrigerants • EBM-Papst, Inc. • EG Energy Controls, Ltd. • Emerson Climate Technologies • Energy Star • EnerNOC, Inc. • Hansen Technologies, Inc. • Hill PHOENIX • Hussmann/Ingersoll Rand Climate Technologies • ICOR International • Kysor Panel Systems • Kysor//Warren • MicroCool • MicroThermo Technologies • Mueller Refrigeration Company • Munter • National Resource Management • PCX Corporation • Parasense • Prenova • Promolux/Econofrost • Seasons-4, Inc. • Spectronics Corporation • Supermarket Energy Technology • Sylvania Lighting Services • Temprite • Therma-Stor LLC • Trane UTC Power • Verisae, Inc. • Veris Industries • Zero Zone, Inc.