Annual Conference & Trade Show
"It's Easy Being
OPFMA Annual Conference and Trade Show
October 29th and 30th
Crowne Plaza North - Columbus, Ohio
The OPFMA Conference Committee congratulates you for making the important professional development decision to attend the 2007 Annual Conference and Trade Show to experience first hand the theme that influences deeply today’s industry
-“It’s Easy Being
To see the 2007
workshop schedule, click here.
The Conference provides a forum to present and discuss aspects of energy efficiency, renewable energy, updated technology and solutions, protecting the environment as well as health and safety policies - regulatory legislation and codes guideline.
You can choose from (24) educational and informative presentations - excellent speakers and successful implementers of the presented topics will be teaching and answering your questions during the workshops throughout the conference.
The Grand Ball Room is packed with exhibitors from Ohio and other states presenting you the latest in their field of expertise and ready to answer your questions. Visit the Trade Show to gain new knowledge, make new contacts and friends that could be beneficial to you and your facility long after the Conference is over.
Attendees looking for certification renewal, by participating in this well designed event - that meets the 3rd Millennium new requirements - will gain credit hours toward the renewal. Make sure you turn in the workshop evaluation form
completed with your input and your name – as a proof of your participation to that workshop.
But whether or not you need credit renewal units you will leave the conference with valuable knowledge and contacts that will benefit your facility and your job performance as well as gain an enlarged network of peers that could support you for years to come.
The Conference offers not only terrific speakers and the best exhibitors around the state, but we tailored the conference to provide an open and collegial atmosphere to promote networking. There are also many raffles to spark the days with fun, the best food the Plaza Hotel could offer, and we have added live entertainment with magic and clean humor at dinner time!
Come advance your knowledge and skills - be ready to absorb a wealth of information pertinent to facilities maintenance in a demanding new era!
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
Early and by Email for Special Gifts and Raffle Entry!
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 forms and P0s or checks):
Deadline – September 10 (special gifts entry)
Still Time to Register - If You Act Now!
(Institutional Members Only Eligible for Multiple Attendee
Member Fee: $295 each
Non-Member: $350 each
3-4 Attendees from Same Facility: $275 each
5-9 Attendees from Same Facility: $250 each
10+ Attendees from Same Facility: $225 each
One Day Registration (+dues if not member): $200 each
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!
Plaza North is our host – we have the
special conference rate of only $109/night plus applicable taxes. Available
rooms at this rate are limited so please call early for reservations
to Crowne Plaza North hotel at (614)
Remember to ask about the OPFMA special conference rate!
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.
traveling from any other direction: take I-71 north to Exit 117, turn left on Rte
161 and follow the directions above.
hotel web site, Crowne
has maps and driving directions along with more information about
and Session Titles
Day 1, Monday, October 29, 2007
7:30 am - 8:30 am
& Keynote Address
Law - Finalization
Department of Health
/ ISO 14001 Cost Saving Benefits
- Integrated Pest Management
Safe Zone IPM
Law - Future of Schools Inspections
Department of Health
Env. Quality Aspects of LEED
& Installing Green Roofs That Work
Protection and Power Quality
Turner Lighting Protection
- EXHIBITION BEGINS - TABLE TALKS - RAFFLES
Marshal & You:
Updates & Working Together
Medina City Fire Marshal
Using Training to Save Energy and Lower Operating Costs
Energy Instruction Group
Mark A. Zappe
HVAC and DDC Controls
Four Seasons Environmental
Reception and Networking
(Raffle Drawing Before) - Buckeye Room
||AWARDS AND ENTERTAINMENT (Raffle Drawing After)
October 30, 2007
and Business Meeting
Maintenance Work Order Processing using the Internet
Four Seasons Environmental
H. Kelly Tisdale
The Brewer-Garrett Co.
Control on Public Grounds
Dr. Dave Shetlar
Ohio State University
Kitchen Systems & Preventive Maintenance
Commercial Parts & Service, Inc.
an Energy Rewards Program
More with Less -
Lengthen the Life Cycle of Facility Assets
Green with Paper
a Comprehensive State Energy Program
Jeff Westhaven (DAS),
your Design Professional
Robert W. Blatchford, Jr.
& Lawrence G. Tomec
||RAFFLE AND CLOSING
of Exhibitors for the 2007 Annual Conference
(as of 10/12/2007)
Tim Theaker (419) 525-1102 / email@example.com
ARCHITECTS · ENGINEERS · PLANNERS
Jay Miller: (614) 436-5100 /
Aleron is a Temperature Controls, HVAC and Lighting Services Company that is dedicated to helping facilities improve, maintain and manage their environment while maintaining that delicate balance between Comfort and Energy Efficiency.
Crespy: (614) 473-3500 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Building Comfort Solutions
"Trane provides indoor comfort systems and comprehensive
facility solutions for residential, commercial and industrial
Alan Sutton: (440) 735-1505 / email@example.com
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"
Ed Sustersic: (440) 526-0603 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Variable Speed Drives and Firetrol Pump Controllers -
"Specialists in Electrical-Mechanical Motion Control"
Gresham: (614) 751-4118 / Mark.A.Gresham@jci.com
and Facility Management
"The Controls Group of Johnson Controls invites you to
Your Thinking" about your facilities"
Todd Secrist: (614) 329-5644 / email@example.com
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."
Bill Oley: (800)762-8225 ext. 603
Commercial roofing, flat roofs, built up roof, metal roof, modified bitumen, standing seam, and asphalt roof solutions.
Bryan Coble (877) 868-3833 /
is the nation’s #1 provider of online tools designed exclusively for the
unique needs of educational facility professionals. Our broad suite of
web-native applications is revolutionizing the business of managing
Michael Gottron: (800) 836-7663
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.
Parts & Service
Dan Farmer,CFSP (614) 221-0057 x310 /
"Total Support for Your Commercial Kitchen Equipment". Commercial
Parts & Service has been providing OEM parts and service for over 35
years. With over 45 technicians throughout the state, we are prepared to meet
all of your equipment needs.
570-0690 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Environmental, Industrial Hygiene & Waste Management Services.
Emerald provides assistance with asbestos, indoor air quality, lab packs, mercury spill response, lamp/ballast
recycling and training.
Gary Rahn: (513)
241-8700 / email@example.com
professional services in the implementation and maintenance of facility
information management systems for use in strategic space planning, asset
management, and daily operations utilizing the latest in CAFM and web
Reed Tarkington: (513) 539-2978 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Management / Facility Management Services
Dick Farnsworth: (800)
628-7501 / email@example.com
For over 75 years, Tremco Incorporated has
been the leading innovator and provider of roofing and
Robert Blatchford (440) 835-0850 / firstname.lastname@example.org
We have concentrated our focus on designing quality educational facilities for 54 years and we understand the needs & issues that school districts face today. Satisfying the program while controlling costs and meeting schedules is crucial.
We partner with our clients to create innovative architecture for learning and growing.
Ted Howell: (330) 677-2223 / email@example.com
Energy Instruction Group, LLC (EIG) provides energy reduction services. Our services range from staff training to project consulting.
Corry Gallaugher: (614) 410-1760 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Kelly Tisdale: (440) 243-3535 / email@example.com
Award winning, guaranteed and self-funded energy savings programs that integrate total building commissioning services with LEED certification and management. Quality assured with our in-house ability to design/build and service all aspects of HVAC.
(614) 557-9977 /
Kris Bazali (269) 353-9944 ext. 121
Specializing in the restoration of building envelopes and roofs, providing solutions for the entire building envelope - our Total Building Envelope Management Solution.
Assisting clients with their facility needs since 1992.
Chad Reynolds 419-227-4004 /
Comprehensive professional environmental testing and consulting, as well as total remediation services. Committed to meeting client needs by providing a professional staff and cutting edge technology.
Patrick Herbert (440) 951-3541 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Environmental, Health and Safety Consulting including Asbestos and Hazardous Materials Inspection & Management /
Compliance Consulting / Indoor Air Quality Assessments / Phase I & II
Env. Site Assessments / Sustainable Design Support Services (LEED EQ Credits)
Shay Moran (937)
264-4343 / email@example.com
Waibel Energy Systems specializes in supplying industrial, institutional and commercial HVAC equipment, parts, service and training throughout the Miami Valley area.
Kathy Denhard (614) 890-0800 / Kdenhard@safex.us
Safex is a woman-owned business entity located in Westerville, Ohio that offers comprehensive health, safety and environmental consulting and training services. We are recognized in the community as consultants that provide premier quality services and products at competitive prices.