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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.