Change Management for Energy Companies
8:30am - 9:30am, Magnolia
Marty Kirshner, Gray, Gray & Gray, LLP
Meagan Hall, Gray, Gray & Gray, LLP
Robert Williamson, Moyer Indoor Outdoor
The choice is simple:
Help to make the future
or get left behind. This
session will provide actionable
tips on how to
take control of your own
destiny by looking beyond
traditional business practices
to embrace diversification, expand
services, and transitioning to a
“home services” business model.
We will also examine ways companies
can tap into the enormous
potential of the “millennial” generation.
Employee Training Requirements for
8:30am - 9:30am, Empire CD
Jerry Schimmel, P3 Propane Safety
Training is not only required by various
regulatory agencies such as DOT, OSHA
and NFPA, but it is also critical to the
success of a propane marketer and
the safety of their staff and customers.
This seminar will help explain and
simplify exactly what training requirement
marketers have and a best process for efficiently
Measuring Air Flow—Trying to Capture
Wind in a Jar!
9:00am - 10:00am, Cocoa 5
Bill Spohn, TruTech Tools
We measure flow everyday, or do we?
This session will help dispel concerns
and misinformation on air flow
measurements. We will cover a variety
of methods and challenges of
measuring air flow, supply and return,
with different devices including calculated flow.
We will show to the class multiple devices, ideal
applications for each device, how they measure
flow, & best practice methods for testing.
Pipe It Right...It Matters—Near Boiler
Piping For Condensing Boilers
8:00am - 10:00am, Cocoa 3
Anthony Reikow, BJ Terroni
Near boiler piping is critical. Why we
use closely spaced tees for hydraulic
separation and do we have options?
What is the primary purpose of the
boiler circ? Should we use outdoor
reset? At what temperature do flue
gases condense? What happens when one zone
valve is open? Can we have too many circ? What
is “micro-loading” a boiler and how can we fix it?
Do we hinder our success by viewing condensing
boilers like cold start boilers?
NORA Advanced Venting
8:00am - 2:00pm, Cocoa 6
NORA CEU Credits: 6 & Gold Certification course
Bob O’Brien, Technical Heating
Ralph Adams, Parker Fuel Co.
Tim Begoske, Field Controls
Why chimney liners?
Higher efficiency equals
lower exhaust tempe
rat u re s . Expl ori ng
Inside chimney vs.
outside chimneys; Draft
inducers & venting; Combustion air
& negative pressure venting; Make-up
air and combustion setup; Condensing
& non condensing vent material
selection; Vent termination location.
100% Renewable Low Carbon Fuel
8:30am - 9:30am, Empire AB
Michael Devine, World Energy
Low Carbon fuels are becoming the
most coveted liquid energy on the
West Coast. There are also emerging
Low Carbon Fuels Standard proposals
in other regions. Blends of 80%
Renewable Diesel and 20% biodiesel
are being consumed in fleets, long haul transports
and municipalities at demands that make it difficult
to meet supply.