Seattle City Light Customers Can Save $50 on Powerful Business Energy Conference

Seattle City Light customers can save $50 on tickets for the Electric League of the Pacific Northwest’s 2013 Powerful Business Energy Conference to be held May 23 at the MeydenbauerCenter in Bellevue.

Seattle City Light customers can save $50 on tickets for the Electric League of the Pacific Northwest’s 2013 Powerful Business Energy Conference to be held May 23 at the MeydenbauerCenter in Bellevue.

City Light is one of the lead sponsors for the Powerful Business Energy Conference and Superintendent Jorge Carrasco will welcome participants at the start of the conference. The conference’s goal is to provide the business community with the information necessary to find partnerships and solutions that will reduce their energy consumption, save them money, improve the comfort of their buildings and enhance the productivity of their facilities.

Discussions on Making the Case for Energy Efficiency, Technology, Building Systems and Sustainability are designed for commercial building owners and managers, building operations and engineering staff, architects, consulting engineers, property developers and others interested in cost-effective opportunities in commercial energy efficiency.

Essential energy-related ideas and operating tips will be shared in a series of four tracks designed for commercial building owners and managers, building operations and engineering staff, architects, consulting engineers, property developers, utility staff and others interested in energy efficiency.

The program will feature two keynote speakers.

Sustainability expert Judith Heerwagen from the office of Federal High Performance Green Buildings at the US General Services Administration will discuss “Changing Energy Behaviors: The Physical System Meets the Social System.”

Dana Schneider, vice president of sustainability for Jones Lang LaSalle, will discuss an energy management program for the Empire State Building that saved $4.4 million. Other case studies and sessions will include presenters from Boeing, the Everett Clinic, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Lighting Design Lab, Microsoft and McKinstry.

To register, call the Electric League at 425-646-4727. Mention that you are a City Light customer to receive the $50 discount. For more information, visit www.electricleague.net .