Northeast Strategic Energy Management Collaborative Workshop


Courtyard Burlington Harbor Hotel
25 Cherry Street
Burlington, VT 05401
United States

Event Date

Strategic Energy Management (SEM) offers an exciting pathway to realize significant energy savings in the commercial and industrial sectors throughout the Northeast region. The Northeast SEM Collaborative Workshop will provide an opportunity to learn about new strategies to drive adoption of SEM as part of energy efficiency programs. Key stakeholders will include energy efficiency program administrators, implementation experts, and federal program representatives.




9:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Breakfast and Networking

10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Welcome, Introductions, and Ice Breaker

  • Dave Lis, Director of Technology and Market Solutions, NEEP
  • Giselle Procaccianti, Commercial and Industrial Program Manager, NEEP
  • Hillary Orsini, Program Manager, Vermont Energy Investment Corporation
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.


What are some challenges to energy efficiency in water/wastewater, and how can SEM help overcome them? In this session, we will together address what water/wastewater customers actually want and need from a program, as well as the challenges we face in delivering SEM to municipal customers.

  • Layne McWilliams, Water/Wastewater Lead and Senior SEM Coach, Cascade
11:30 - 12:30 p.m.

50001 READY

How can programs effectively leverage the 50001 Ready program and resources to drive adoption of SEM? This session will include a facilitated discussion with regional program administrators.

  • Sandy Glatt, Project Manager, U.S. Department of Energy


12:30 p.m.


1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Happy Customers: What the SEM experience is like from a Customer's Perspective

  • Billie Davis, Environmental Specialist, Ben & Jerry's
2:30 -3:00 p.m.


3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Regional SEM Visioning Session

In this attendee-driven discussion session, we will together decide on the topical areas to be explored. We invite you to bring a question that you would like to explore with other SEM stakeholders.

4:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Debrief and Closing

5:00 pm

Networking Reception       



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