OPFMA 2012 Conference and Trade Show


October 22nd & 23rd

Columbus Crowne Plaza North Hotel

Columbus, Ohio


Conference 2012 Agenda



2012 Workshop Schedule and Session Titles

Day 1, Monday, October 22, 2012


Tracks Buildings



Salon 1
Energy & Sustainability


Salon 2
Facility Operations


Salon 3
Innovative Technology


Salon 4
Facilities Management


Cardinal Room
7:15 am Registration: 7:15am - 8:15am Continental Breakfast - Foyer 2
Sponsors: Noble America Energy Solutions, Allied Environmental & Brewer-Garrett
8:30 am 9:30 am Welcome ● Keynote Address -
"Building Certification Steps and Hurdles" by Danette Hauck, URS
9:45 am








10:45 am
Building Envelope Management: Prioritization Made Easy



Dan Drewyor


Purchasing Electricity in Ohio from Third Party Suppliers




Dee Chambless


Noble Americas Energy Solutions
You Have a Choice






Jim McClintock


Building Controls Integrators
Ohio's New Schools - Do LEED Buildings Generate Energy Savings as Designed?


Reed Tarkington


Facilities Management in the On Demand Era: Using Technology to Your Advantage


Bryan Coble


11:00 am

12:00 pm
Finding Energy Savings in New Buildings

Nathan Lammers

Waibel Energy
Distributed Energy Production /Co- Generation

Kelly Tisdale

Update Emerald Ash Borer - Asian Longhorned Beetle

Joe Boggs

Variable Refrigerant Flow Systems Basics

Mike Machemehl

Mitsubishi HVAC
Energy Savings Opportunities

Greg Smith

Energy Optimizers
12:15 pm

    Exhibition  Begins  ~  Ballroom    Lunch ~ Pavilion      Table Talks   

   Exhibitor  Raffle   

Check your folder for the Table Talks List

Participate in Tables Talks - Ask Questions – Learn more

3:45 pm

4:45 pm
How Airflow Affects System Performance

Richard Wirtz

HVAC Consultant
Future of Solar Power in Ohio

Jeff Burns

Acid Neutralization Tank and Lab Chemical

Noah McManus

Allied Environmental
Intelligent System Integration for Facility Dashboards

Keith Reller

Johnson Controls
A Fit For Purpose Approach to Soft Surface Flooring

Joe Schuler

5:15 pm

Cash Bar Reception           Networking        Entertainment  

6:00 pm

Dinner ≈  PAVILION Entertainment – DJ   CORNHOLE TOURNEY

  Raffle Drawing 

Dinner - served from 6:00PM to 7:00PM ●● After dinner CORNHOLE TOURNEY

The evening of fun with friends concludes with an OPFMA Raffle Many Great Prizes – must be present to win!



Day 2, Tuesday, October 23, 2012



Safety &



Salon 1
Energy & Sustainability


Salon 2
Facility Operations


Salon 3



Salon 4
Facilities Management


Cardinal Room
7:30 am
8:15 am
     Breakfast and OPFMA Business Meeting
     ♦ Breakfast –  Sponsored by Allied Environmental Serv. Inc. & NAES ♦ BALLROOM
8:30 am 9:30 am General session - “Arc Flash Hazard in Public Facilities” -   Tyler Oberly, D.L. Steiner
9:45 am








10:45 am
Be Alert, Security at the






Ohio Homeland Security
Solid Waste Disposal and Recycling




Kristi Higginbotham


Solid Waste Auth of Central Ohio
Energy Efficient Lighting Solutions




Doug Trimbach



Lighting Optimizers USA
Water Treatment Programs Impact on Carbon and Water Footprint

Tom Mastbaum



Solid Blend Technology
An Independent Viewpoint of Building Automation Performance


Douglas Lafever



11:00 am

12:00 pm
Electrical Safety

Dan Steiner

D. L. Steiner , Inc.
Energy Developments in Ohio

Lisa McAllister

Bricker & Eckler
Avoiding Contracting Disasters

Thomas J. Hand

T.J. Hand CFM
Update & Discussion on Bed Bug Issues

Susan C. Jones

How to Reduce Energy Bills by 50%, and Do It Very Cost- Effectively: A Practical Case Study

Joe Ventresca

BOC Instructor
12:15 pm      Lunch - Ballroom
12:45 pm      Raffle and Closing
1:30 pm      Conference Ends



2012 Annual Conference Exhibitors




Chris Foisy (216) 518-5578 / chris.m.foisy@jci.com


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




The Brewer-Garrett Company

Kelly Tisdale: (440) 243-3535 / dgregoire@brewer-garrett.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.




Allied Environmental



Chad Reynolds: (419) 227-4004 / reynoldsc@allied-environmental.com


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.




Noble Americas Energy Solutions


Noble Americas Energy Solutions

Dee Chambless: (713) 204-3478 / dchambless@noblesolutions.com


As one of the top retail energy marketers in the country, Noble Solutions supplies natural gas and power to our customers' sites throughout the United States. We tailor our products and services to capture the benefits of deregulation while protecting our customers from unexpected increases in energy prices.




Cotterman Roofing


Cotterman & Company INC.

Jon Plattner (800) 713-3190 / jplattner@cottermanroofing.com


Cotterman Roofing is an award winning leader in the Industrial and Commercial Roofing industry specializing in New Construction, Reroofs, Roof Repairs and Roof Maintenance Programs. Cotterman and Company, Inc. has been covering our customers since 1978 and operates from locations in Minster, Columbus and Dayton.




Gordian Group

Ricky Pettit: (614) 306-5783 / r.pettit@ezIQC.com


Provided by The Gordian Group, ezIQC® is the easy and intelligent alternative for buying on-call facility repair and alteration construction services as permitted in accordance with ORC 153 and ORC 123.





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"




Farnham Equipment Company


FARNHAM Equipment Company

Rocky Baker: (614) 882-0790 / rbaker@farnhamequipment.com


Over 60 years of experience, coupled with the industry's leading products, allow us to offer complete turnkey solutions from project conception through delivery and service after the sale.




H.E.A.T. Total Facility Solutions

Ray Robinson: (877) 319-HEAT (4328) /


Energy Management Specialists 
... delivering comfortable, energy efficient buildings.



Jacco & Associates


Jacco & Associates

Greg Drensky: (330) 472-3150 / gregd@jacco.com


Jacco & Associates, established in 1968, is northeast Ohio’s premier provider of HVAC Systems, Energy Management & Integration, and Service. The purpose of our company is to help our clients solve their problems in the most economical way, while optimizing the owning experience.





Four Seasons Environmental
Reed Tarkington: (513) 539-2978 / rtarkington@fseinc.net

Commissioning · Maintenance Planning · LEED
Energy Savings
· Facilities Performance





ENERGY Optimizers, USA
Greg Smith: (937) 877-1919 / gsmith@energyoptimizersusa.com


Energy Conservation Facility Specialists: Wind, Solar, HVAC, Controls & Lighting






Marshall Best Security Corp.

Dan Barnett: (317) 385-3863 / dbarnett@mbestsecurity.com


As a security solutions provider Marshall Best Security Corporation is committed to excellence in the security industry. Our experienced Distributors and Representatives provide our clients with unequaled customer service and quality products at competitive prices, with timely delivery tailored to the customer’s schedule.





Schneider Electric
Chuck Ednie (614) 348-2099 / chuck.ednie@schneider-electric.com


Integrated Building Automation Systems
Energy Management / Power Management





Service-Tech Corporation

Alan Sutton: (440) 735-1505 / stccleve@aol.com


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"




Building Controls Integrators


Building Controls Integrators

Jim McClintock: (440) 526-6660  / jmcclintock@bcicontrols.com


BCI is the leader in providing Building Automation Systems utilizing BACnet open protocol. Let us show you that you have a choice when it comes solving your building control problems.




AEP Ohio


AEP Ohio

Maggie Ellison: (614) 792-5600 x303 / sellison@eventmarketingstrategies.com


Energy Efficiency




Lighting Optimizers, USA


Lighting Optimizers, USA

Belinda Kenley: (937) 877-1919 / bkenley@lightingoptimizersusa.com


Lighting Optimizers, USA is a leading vendor-neutral provider of lighting retrofit services and materials to institutional and commercial organizations.  Our turn-key retrofits provide noticeably improved lighting with a 1-3 year typical payback. Financing is available.




Bruner Corp.



Autumn Owdom: (614) 334-9000 / aowdom@brunercorp.com


From system design and evaluation to guaranteed preventive maintenance services, Bruner customers enjoy the benefits of system reliability, energy savings, investment protection and a more productive work environment



Kris Bazali: (269) 353-9944 ext. 121 / kvb@structuretec.com


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.



David Burkhard: (440)-773-8090 / piperdavidl@aol.com


The National Institute for the Uniform Licensing of Power Engineers, Inc. (NIULPE) is a third-party certification organization mandated to establish and maintain international standards of education and competency for the power and energy related trades and professions..




D. L. Steiner  



Jay Marquart: (419) 222-6048 / jay.marquart@dlsteiner.com


D.L. Steiner, Inc. has provided electrical engineering and consulting services to industrial, commercial, and public clients since 1988. Performs electrical system studies and analyses, facility reliability management and consultation, energy efficiency management and consultation, and electrical safety management.



Dovetail Solar and Wind



Jeff Burns: (216) 292-2900 / ekoritz@dovetailsolar.com


Dovetail is one of the oldest, largest and most experienced renewable energy firms in the Ohio area. We are one of the few that provide all three major technologies: solar electric, solar thermal and wind.




Stanley Security Solutions



Todd Stenta: 610-247-0733 / todd.stenta@sbdinc.com


With today's most comprehensive line of products, services, and technologies, we are the provider of choice for schools, hospitals, governments, retailers, financial service institutions, airports, and more..





CCG Energy Solutions 

Brian Wagner: (330) 659-3120 / mwagner@ccgenergysolutions.com


CCG Energy Solutions is a Performance Contracting company that helps organizations improve their indoor environments – temperature, humidity, indoor air quality, light and other factors that consume energy and affect productivity.




Industrial Filteration Solutions



Gerry Bohlman: 937-356-6794 / gbohlman@aol.com


Industrial Filtration Solutions, LLC is a distributor of a wide range of filtration products for liquid and air filtration applications. We supply magnetic filtration for the industrial markets for removal of ferrous contaminants from boilers, coolants, wash water, wet and dry food ingredients.




The Powell Company


The Powell Company

Dirk Rummel:800-472-0039 / information@powellcompanyltd.com


The Powell Company is an Ohio based distributor of cleaning chemicals, equipment, paper goods and liners. Powell has been in business since 1946 and has built its reputation on three core principles...Selection, Service and SOLUTIONS. Contact us to have one of our Specialists discuss how we can help your facility meets its goals.



Aspen Energy



Alex Collins: 614-884-5300 x230 / acollins@aspenenergy.com


Aspen Energy is a national energy consulting firm headquartered in Powell, Ohio, which provides energy procurement and management services for its customers. Our company serves a broad base of residential, small business, commercial and industrial customers located across the US in deregulated energy markets.



MUSCO Lighting
Nick Mauer: 641-673-0411 / promotions@musco.com


Musco provides indoor and outdoor lighting solutions and makes sports lighting happen worldwide, through more than 30 years of lighting design and innovation.



Tandus US, Inc.


Susan Rowlance (800) 241-4902 / srowlance@tandus.com


Tandus creates floorcovering solutions that enhance spaces for learning, working, healing, and living through inspired design, leading-edge technology, unprecedented achievement toward sustainability, and an absolute commitment to continued leadership.




Bryan Coble (877) 868-3833 / bryan@schooldude.com


SchoolDude 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 educational facilities.




Engineered Systems


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.




Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating


Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating

Mike Machemehl, PE: (614) 499-5328 / mmachemehl@hvac.mea.com

Mitsubishi Electric is a leading worldwide manufacturer of commercial Variable Refrigerant Flow Systems. With millions of systems installed, Mitsubishi VRF systems are known for industry leading efficiency, low sound levels, ease of maintenance, and low total cost of ownership.




Waibel Energy Systems


Waibel Energy Systems

Shay Moran: (937) 264-4343 / smoran@trane.com


Your Total Facility Specialists. Commercial HVAC Equipment, Trane Service Agency, Energy Management Services, Remote Monitoring, Client Services, Parts & Distribution. Waibel Energy Systems, “The Way Buildings Work Better.”