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 The 20th Annual Conference & Trade Show

November 6th and 7th - Columbus Marriott North.

EmPOWERing $avings


We are exited to invite you to our 20th Annual Conference and Trade Show on November 6th & 7th.

Empowering Your Savings - is our Goal!

The unparalleled rising cost of energy in tandem with tighter budgets while the needs and demands on maintenance personnel are increasing, is making our topics timely and our Conference and Trade Show a very useful source of info and solutions!

We’ve brought together top Speakers to provide our attendees with the most accurate and up to date information and solutions to the new requirements – speakers from the State Representative, to the Ohio Department of Development and Energy Efficiency, from the Ohio Department of Health to the most experienced and respected industry specialists will be there. You must be present - to learn and benefit! 

OPFMA put together a large variety of 24 topics/workshops along with a great Trade Show.  

Whether you're working within a small school district, large university, a mid-sized municipality, a non-profit, or any other public facility maintenance department, and whether you're an administrator, building operator, custodian or grounds keeper, our 2006 Conference will help you understand the new regulations and requirements.

The 2006 exhibitors, many OPFMA associate members, are aware and prepared to offer services and products that will address your needs and meet the new law and regulation requirements that Ohioan maintenance departments are facing!

Exhibitors could expand their interaction and give more details and answers to the interested attendees during the “Table Talk” session. This informal way of conversation is organized based on exhibitors’ request upon their registration. For more details check “2006 Exhibitor Brochure” – click on the link posted on the right site menu on this page.



2006 Attendee Brochure

2006 Exhibitor Brochure

(These documents require you to have the free Adobe PDF Reader. Download the free reader here or send us an email and we will mail one to you directly)

Register Early and by Email for Special Gifts and Raffle Entry

Attendee Fees – Including Multiple Attendee Discounts

Location and Accommodations

Directions to Columbus Marriott North

Regular Workshop Sessions

2006 Conference Exhibitors

For more information call Alexandra Schneider at:
Phone: (440) 716-8518
Email: info@opfma.org
Fax: (440) 716-8519

Write to our office at:

P.O. Box 835
Cleveland, OH 44070









Questions / Registration

You may register by email, fax or regular mail:

PO Box 835
Cleveland, OH 44070

Fax: (440) 716-8519

For assistance call our office at: (440) 716-8518 or (866) 570-7880

Register Early and by Email for Special Gifts and Raffle Entry!

We will have a special drawing for the first 50 people registered before September 25th.  Also, those registered by September 15 will be eligible for a special gift!

Special Note: Please don’t wait for your purchase order. To ensure that your registration arrives in time, register today then send the PO number when you receive it!

Registration Deadlines   (for registration forms and P0s or checks):

Early Deadline – September 25 (special gifts entry)
Final Deadline – October 30

Attendee Registration Fees:
(Institutional Members Only Eligible for Multiple Attendee Discounts)

Member Fee: $250 each
Non-Member: $295 each
3-4 Attendees from Same Facility: $225 each
5-9 Attendees from Same Facility: $215 each
10+ Attendees from Same Facility: $200 each
One Day Registration (+dues if not member): $150 each

If your facility is an institutional member in good standing, you may send multiple people at these discounted rates. If you need any assistance – just call our office!

Location and Accommodations:

Columbus Marriott North is our gracious host – and as last year we have the special conference rate of only $92/night plus applicable taxes. Available rooms at this rate are limited so please call early for reservations to Marriott North hotel at (614) 885-1885. Remember to ask about the OPFMA special conference rate!


From north: take I-71 south to Exit 117 (Rte 161, E. Dublin-Granville Rd.), one exit south of the I-270 outer belt. (You also may take I-271 to I-71 south then take the above exit.) Turn right on Rte 161 and go west about half a mile. Then turn right on Busch Blvd. and go north for a little less than a mile. Turn right on Kingsmill Parkway and go east for less than half a mile until you run into the hotel.

If traveling from any other direction: take I-71 north to Exit 117, turn left on Rte 161 and follow the directions above.

The hotel web site, www.marriott.com/CMHNO, has maps and driving directions along with more information about the hotel.

Schedule and Session Titles

Day 1, Monday, November 6, 2006


Legislation & Codes

Salon 1

Continuous Professional Development

Salon 2

Design and Construction

Salon 3

Maintenance & Practices

Salon 4

8:30 am Registration
9:00 am

Welcome; Keynote Address: Rep. John Hagan, 
"HB 251 Impact on Budget"

9:45 am BREAK
10:00 am

Jarod's Law - What it is and why do we have it?

Amanda Burkett

Ohio Department of Health

Level II & Certification Renewal

Paige Knutsen


Early Engagement in Design

John Willi

Fanning / Howie


Bret Brumgaugnh

Brumbaugh-Herrick, Inc.

11:00 am

Jarod's Law - What it is and why do we have it?

Amanda Burkett

Ohio Department of Health

Electrical & Lighting

John Fetters

 Effective Lighting Solutions, Inc.

Selection of A&E Firm (CM)

John Willi

Fanning / Howie

Update on Mold, Asbestos, and IAQ Issues

Pat Herbert

EA Group


ADA & Playgrounds

Mike Kotansky

ADA Architects

OSHA/IAQ/Energy Conservation

Ted Howell


Owner Project Requirements & Basis for Design

Don Young & Tony Furst

Heapy Engineering

Security Issues (CCTV & Security Systems)

Thom Niedhammer &
Mark King

KMN Technologies

4:30 pm BREAK
5:00 pm Cash Bar Reception and Networking
6:00 pm DINNER (Raffle Drawing Before) - Buckeye Room
7:00 pm AWARDS AND ENTERTAINMENT (Raffle Drawing After)

Day 2, Tuesday, November 7, 2006



Salon 1


Salon 2


Salon 3


Salon 4

7:30 am Breakfast and Business Meeting
8:30 am

Energy Requirements - HB 251

Sherry Hubbard


Building Operations Best Practices

Reed Tarkington

Four Seasons Environmental, Inc.

Construction Contracts

Sylvia Gillis & 
Jack Rosatti

Bricker & Echler

EPA Energy Performance Rating System

Julio Rovi

The Cadmus Group, Inc.

9:30 am

1990 Clean Air Act & Emission Regulations

Jim Carroll

Schaeffer Manufacturing Co.

Maintenance: Right Source/ Outsource

Don Young & Tony Furst

Heapy Engineering

Budget Impacts vs. Life Cycle Cost

Matt Adams

FM Squared, LLC

Energy Efficiency - New Building Design

Julio Rovi

The Cadmus Group, Inc.

10:30 am BREAK
10:45 am

Warranty & Workmanship

Sam Wampler

Bricker & Echler

Managing Service Contracts

Ron Hicks

Steed Hammond Paul

"Close out"

Reed Tarkington

Four Seasons Environmental, Inc.

Synthetic Oils & Fleet Efficiency

Jim Carroll

Schaeffer Manufacturing Co.

11:45 am LUNCH - Buckeye Room
4:00 pm Conference Ends


List of Exhibitors for the 2006 Annual Conference


Mary Crespy: (614) 473-3500 / mecrespy@trane.com

     Total Building Comfort Solutions 
"Trane provides indoor comfort systems and comprehensive facility solutions for residential, commercial and industrial building needs"


Zesco Incorporated
Ed Sustersic: (440) 526-0603 / sales@zescoinc.com

     ABB Variable Speed Drives and Firetrol Pump Controllers - "Specialists in Electrical-Mechanical Motion Control"


Tremco Incorporated
Dick Farnsworth:
(800) 628-7501 / dfarnsworth@tremcoinc.com

For over 75 years, Tremco Incorporated has been the leading innovator and provider of roofing and weatherproofing solutions.


Engineered Systems
Michael Gottron:
(800) 836-7663 / engineeredsys@aol.com

Engineered Systems represents a full line of quality roofing, roofing accessory, acoustical, insulation and waterproofing products. Many of our products Energy Star products or qualify for the LEED program.


Service-Tech Corporation
Alan Sutton: (440) 735-1505 /

Air Duct System and Kitchen Hood Exhaust System Cleaning
"When it comes to fighting dirty indoor air, Service-Tech Cleaning has what it takes to help everyone breathe easier and feel better in the workplace"


Institutional Diversified
John Lawrence: (800) 735-5132 /

Featuring - MARKS-A-LOT Whiteboard Dry Erase Resurfacing Film
Distributor of extensive school and institutional replacement products.


Schaeffer Oil
Rich Greenwald: (216) 401-1845 /  rgreenwald@schaefferoil.com

We provide all essential lubricating products, including soy-based fuel additives, oil analysis, and in-house seminars. We don't just sell products, but go in partnership with our customers to provide TPM (Total Preventive Maintenance).


Mark Gresham: (614) 751-4118 / Mark.A.Gresham@jci.com

     Controls and Facility Management
"The Controls Group of Johnson Controls invites you to 
"Unstructure Your Thinking" about your facilities"


Integrated Control Solutions, Inc.
Jim Duckworth: 330-273-9504 / jduckworth@icsteam.com


Legacy Commercial Flooring, LTD.
Roy Leahy: (614) 473-8444 / rleahy@legacyfloor.com

Interior Assessment  Products and Installation Continuous Care Reclamation


J.A. Sexauer
 Todd Secrist: (614) 329-5644 / tsecrist@sexauer.net

       "The Facility Maintenance Product Specialists since 1921, Sexauer is a major distributor of plumbing and maintenance products - the single source of supply for most of your maintenance needs."


Turner Logistics
Frank Pinciotti: (614) 781-8550 / fpinciotti@tcco.com

TIME SAVINGS, PRODUCT SELECTION, COST SAVINGS…Turner Logistics provides proven and successful solutions into the equipment/material procurement process – allowing your team to make more informed equipment and material purchasing decisions. Turner Logistics is your dedicated equipment and material procurement resource. 


Tony Smith: (614) 602-2000 /

Fire and Life Security Systems


Sean A. Curran: (614) 778-5850 / swpaintrep247@sbcglobal.net


IMAGINiT Technologies
Corry Gallaugher: (614) 410-1760 / 


The Brewer-Garrett Company
Ted Howell: (800) 686-6869 /




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Cleveland, Ohio 44070
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