OPFMA 2013 Conference and Trade Show

"Efficiency & Safety through Education"


October 21st & 22nd

Crowne Plaza North Hotel

Columbus, Ohio


Conference 2013 Agenda



2013 Workshop Schedule and Session Titles

Day 1, Monday, October 21, 2013


Tracks Facilities Management


Salon 1
Energy & Sustainability


Salon 2
Facility Operations


Salon 3
Innovative Technology


Salon 4
Safety & Security


Cardinal Room
7:15 am Registration: 7:15am - 8:15am - Foyer 1 Continental Breakfast - Foyer 2
8:30 am 9:30 am Welcome ● Keynote Address - "Facilities and Safety"
by Joseph K. Han, Ed. D. - VP of Facilties & Security, CSU ♦ Buckeye Room
9:45 am









10:45 am
Understanding Code Compliance with Telescopic Seating and Outdoor Grandstands


Rocky Baker


Farnham Equipment
On LED Lighting – an Ongoing Evolution





Doug Trimbach


Lighting Optimizers USA
Demand Response Services & Building Dashboard




Dave Emery


Johnson Controls
CCTV Access Control and Security
Alarm System Integration



John Kostelac


Northwestern Ohio Security Systems
Part 1






Greg Crane


Response Option
11:00 am

12:00 pm
The Real Cost of Floor Covering Choices in Your Facility

Joe Schuler

Tandus US
Energy Efficiency as a Way to Reduce Costs



Dan Steiner

D. L. Steiner , Inc.
How to Implement Your Projects & Commissioning

Dan Mitchell

Brewer-Garrett Co.
Building Integration




Cory Kiewatt

Part 2




Greg Crane

Response Option
12:15 pm

    Exhibition  Begins ~  Grand Ballroom        Lunch        Table Talks   

    Exhibitor  Raffle   

Lunch Sponsors:  Johnson Controls  &  Noble Americas Energy Solutions

3:45 pm

4:45 pm
The Building Envelope
- Systems Approach to Moisture Management


Kevin Ault



Engineered Systems
The Pros and Cons of Guaranteed Energy Savings Projects



Greg Smith



Energy Optimizers USA
Role in The Facility Maintenance Inspection Reporting


John Lubinski



County Fire Protection
Purchasing Electricity in Ohio – 2012-13 Highlights and Updates



Dee Chambless



Noble Americas Energy Solutions
911 Cellular Application






Chad Salahshour


5:15 pm

Cash Bar Reception           Networking        Entertainment  

6:00 pm

Dinner PAVILION Live Entertainment  OPFMA Raffle 

Dinner Sponsor:  Gardiner

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

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



Day 2, Tuesday, October 22, 2013


Tracks Facilities Management


Salon 1
Energy & Sustainability


Salon 2
Facility Operations


Salon 3



Salon 4
Safety &


Cardinal Room
7:30 am
8:15 am
     Breakfast and OPFMA Business Meeting ♦ Grand Ballroom  
     Breakfast Sponsors: Allied Environmental & Brewer-Garrett Co.
8:30 am
9:30 am
General session - Emergency Action Plans -   Pamela Vest Boratyn, Ohio Attorney General's Office & Richard Harvey, Mentor Fire Chief
9:45 am












10:45 am
Arc Flash Protection






Craig Kasper
Hull & Assoc.
Brandon McLaren

Electric Diagnostic Surveys
Watt's New with U -Factor?






Dean Bortz
Dr. Jeff Bates 




Terrorism in Ohio & How You Can Help to Prevent it!




Mary Tyler
John Butterworth
Ben Hoffman


Indefinite Quantity Construction Contracting -
 Fast & Cost Effective


Rick Pettit





The Gordian Group
School Resource Officer SRO





Barry Smith





11:00 am

12:00 pm
Integrating Security with Building Automation

Joe Thacker

Waibel Energy Systems
Keep it Simple, Low Cost & Get the Job Done!

Tom Hand

T.J. Hand Facility Management
Ohio's New School Pesticide Use Law

Jennifer Andon

CSU’s Maintenance Approach

Shehadeh Abdelkarim

National Incident Management System

Russ Decker

Allen County EMA
12:15 pm      Lunch - Grand Ballroom
12:45 pm      Raffle and Closing
1:30 pm      Conference Ends



2013 Annual Conference Exhibitors



Gardiner Home Page

Cory Kiewatt: (440) 349-5588 / ckiewatt@whgardiner.com


HVAC Systems ● Renovation & Retrofit Solutions ● Controls ● Building Services ● Parts & Supply · We’ve been serving Northeast Ohio’s commercial and industrial facilities since 1962. As your building solutions provider, we evaluate energy saving options, improve comfort and indoor air quality, and sustain the life of your building. Now you can breathe easy.





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"




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.




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.




Brewer Garrett Company


The Brewer-Garrett Company

Dan Mitchell: (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.




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.





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


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




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.




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.




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.





Patrick Herbert: (440) 951-3541 / pherbert@eagroup-ohio.com


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)






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"




Molecular Repair Systems - Belzona



Randy Kanz: (800) 338-0814 / rkanz@molecularrepair.com


Belzona has a complete range of innovative repair and protection systems for all types of buildings and structures, whether the problem is water penetration, mechanical damage, wear and abrasion, or concerns with health and safety.




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.







Chad Salahshour: (216) 283-6100 / Chad@911Cellular.com


The 911Cellular system puts a "blue light" in the pocket of every student, faculty member and campus visitor. Using mobile apps and cloud based technology, 911Cellular increases safety by allowing students to report crimes and connect with safety forces at the touch of a button.





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"




County Fire Protection
John Lubinski: (330) 633-1014 / john@county-fire.com

Full Service Fire & Safety company providing Sales and Service of the following: Fire Extinguishers, Fire Alarms, Sprinkler Systems, Kitchen Hood 
Suppression, Exit/Emergency lights, FM-200/Halon systems, etc.




Pamela Davis: (740) 453-9935 / pamdavis@enviro-flow.com


Enviro-Flow is a Certified installer for Flow-Liner products and systems. We specialize in trenchless technologies for inside and outside building water, sewer and drain pipes that save you time and money. We can rehabilitate pipes without demolition or digging.




Northwestern Ohio Security Systems, Inc.

John Kostelac: (614) 527-7037 / kosteacjohn@nwoss.com

Solutions for security, fire, access control, video surveillance. and U.L. listed 24 hour state-of-the-art monitoring station.  We can service and support any system.  Our factory trained and certified technicians are available 24 x7, 365 days a year.





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


Integrated Building Automation Systems
Energy Management / Power Management




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.






Marshall Best Security Corp.

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


Industrial grade mechanical locking hardware featuring SFIC Cores and Keys, Masterkeyed security systems. Full line of Mortise and Cylindrical locksets, Exits, Closers, Padlocks, Deadbolts, etc. Site surveys available by appointment. 




Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating


Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating

Mike Machemehl: (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.



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.





Jerry Neumann: (513) 702-3533 / jerry@retrofitled.net


Neu-Tech Energy Solutions specializes in RETROFIT LED LIGHTING SOLUTIONS  for your exterior lighting SAVE 70-80% ON ELECTRICITY NO MAINTENANCE FOR 10+ YEARS ● USE YOUR EXISTING FIXTURE ROI IN 2-3 YEARS 15-20 MINS INSTALL MADE IN THE USA www.retrofitled.net







Eddie Bosse: (513) 617-9372 / Ed.Bosse@spray.com


The PathoSans™ System is changing the entire cleaning and sanitizing paradigm in food processing, hotels, schools and correctional institutions throughout the world while slashing costs for cleaning and sanitizing chemicals by up to 95%.



Bill Radigan: (440) 773-8090 / acradigan@roadrunner.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.




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.”




The Garland Company
Wes Van Autreve: (614) 226-8886  / wvanautreve@garlandind.com

Commercial roofing, flat roofs, built up roof, metal roof, modified bitumen, standing seam, and asphalt roof solutions.




Aspen Energy



Jason Heinmiller: (614) 884-5300 / jheinmiller@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
John Kaufman: (641) 673-0411 / john.kaufman@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.





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.




StructureTec Group

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


StructureTec Group is a consulting and specialty services firm specializing in the restoration of building envelopes, roofs, pavement and concrete structures, providing turn-key solutions for our clients on a national level –
Solutions for The Built Environment.




AEP Ohio


AEP Ohio

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


Energy Efficiency





SealMaster Hillsville

Michael Rich: (724) 667-0444 / mike.rich@sealmasterhillsville.com

For nearly thirty years, we've been proudly providing customers throughout the Tri-State Area with the best in hard surface maintenance and restoration.. In times where budgets are tight, we produce user friendly products and professional D.I.Y. solutions to extend the life of your asphalt and concrete.







Bob Mercuri (440) 943-3332 / bobm@dawnchem.com


We are the Experts on Cleaning and Maintenance! We offer chemicals, equipment, waste receptacles, mopping equipment, wiping materials, floor and carpet machines, vacuums, washroom fixtures, entrance & specialty mats, floor pads & brushes, towels & tissues, janitorial hardware and more.




Ohio Valley Integration Services, Inc.


Ohio Valley Integration Services

Jon Ranly: (419) 953- 5757/ JRanly@OVIS.cc


Ohio Valley Integration Services, Inc. offers Design, Installation, Service and Repair of Fire Alarm, Security, Access Control, Video Surveillance, Audio, Nurse Call, Phone and In-Building Wireless systems.