OPFMA 2014 Conference and Trade Show

"Positioning for Success in Today's Economy"


October 20th & 21st

Crowne Plaza North Hotel

Columbus, Ohio


Conference 2014 Agenda


2014 Workshop Schedule and Session Titles

Day 1, Monday, October 20, 2014


Tracks Safety & Security


Energy & Sustainability


Facility Operations


Salon E&F



Facilities Management


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 - "LEED Certification: Intent, Implementation, Results"
by Dr. John H. Scofield, Professor of Physics at Oberlin College ♦ Pavilion
9:45 am









10:45 am
Bleacher Safety What's the Risk?





Rocky Baker



Farnham Equipment Co.
Retrocommissioning: What? Why? How?





Tim Raffio
Angie Rybalt


Ohio Low Pressure Requirements




Daniel Schenek



Lifetime Learning
Savings and Sustainability with Electrolyzed Water


Ed Bosse



Indefinite Quantity Construction Contracting



Matt Garrison
Rick Pettit


Gordian Group
11:00 am

12:00 pm
Safety Technologies: the Double Edge Sword 




Saving Energy through Metering 




Todd Barnhart
Dan Sabetta


High Value Polymeric Repair 



Chris Lucas



Rumford Industrial Grp
Technologies’ Emerging Role in Life Safety Compliance


Dwight Wills 



County Fire Protection
Energy Optimization for Existing Buildings


Brian L. Clippinger


Johnson Controls 
12:15 pm

    Exhibition  Begins ~  Grand Ballroom        Lunch        Table Talks   

    Exhibitor  Raffle   

Lunch Sponsor:  Johnson Controls

3:45 pm

4:45 pm
School Boiler Explosion Prevention 






Creating Sustainable  Environmental Health 



Mandy Burkett 

Cynthia Dembroski 


Ohio Dept. of Health
LED Lighting: Aesthetic Advantages and Financial Rewards 


Ben Stewart



General Electric
Dealing with Difficult




Ron Wagner



HB264 – New State Laws and Regulations 




Greg Smith



Energy Optimizers
5:15 pm

Cash Bar Reception           Networking        Entertainment  

6:00 pm

Dinner PAVILION Live Entertainment  OPFMA Raffle 


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 21, 2014


Tracks Safety &


Energy & Sustainability


Facility Operations





Facilities Management


Cardinal Room
7:30 am
8:15 am
     Breakfast and OPFMA Business Meeting ♦ Grand Ballroom  
     Breakfast Sponsors: Gardiner  & Allied Environmental
8:30 am
9:30 am
General session - ALICE -   Greg Crane, Response Option  Grand Ballroom
9:45 am










10:45 am
Code Red Situations in Schools 




Dan Barnett




Marshall Best Security
Protecting Workers from the Risks of Arc Flash Hazards



Craig Kasper   




Electric Diag Surveys
Fit for Purpose – Putting the Right Flooring in the Right Places


Joe Schuler 




Tandus / Centiva
Energy Management 





Shay Moran Nathan Lammers


Waibel Energy Systems





  Greg Crane




Response Option
11:00 am

12:00 pm
HAZCOMM - Global Harmonization Update


Dean Bortz
Dr. Jeff Bates


LED Lighting & Cost-Effective Retrofit Solutions


Doug Trimbach



Lighting Optimizers
CSU's Facilities Operations Approach



Shehadeh Abdelkarim


Cleveland St. Univ.
Applying Pesticides for Public Facilities & Grounds 


Dr. Mary Ann Rose


Ohio State Univ.
Contracting Issues & Project Management 



Tom Hand



T.J. Hand Facility Management
12:15 pm      Lunch  Grand Ballroom
12:45 pm      Raffle and Closing
1:30 pm      Conference Ends



2014 Annual Conference Exhibitors



Ed Brady: (614) 895-6618 / ed.brady@jci.com


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



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.



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.





James Poole (216) 509-2951 / jim@life-time-learning.com


Lifetime Learning offers Boiler Operator training for both individuals and organizations. We provide training for NIULPE 5th Class and NIULPE 4th Class licenses, the Ohio Low Pressure license and Ohio Stationary Engineer license. We offer open enrollment courses & in-house training for all types of organizations.





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. 






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.



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.



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.



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.





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"




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)



AEP Ohio


AEP Ohio

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


Energy Efficiency



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.




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.




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"





ODH Bureau of Environmental Health

Cynthia Dembroski (614) 752-9154 / Cynthia.Dembroski@odh.ohio.gov


Voluntary School Environmental Health Guidelines







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%.




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.




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


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


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.



Custom LED Supply



Marty Orwick: (330) 760-6364 / morwick@customledsupply.com


We offer the highest quality commercial lighting systems available at an incredible value. The fact that we are the actual source and not a distributor, along with our ability to offer complete turnkey capabilities and financing of most projects, results in better value to our customers.






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.




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.”




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.



Tandus Centiva


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



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.




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.




Sanders and Associates

Greg Sanders (937) 216-9766  / sandersandassoc@woh.rr.com


Sanders and Associates provides the EnergyMiser® energy control products to reduce the use of energy for vending machines and coolers and other electronics devices.  When equipped with the VendingMiser® or the CoolerMiser®, cold beverage vending machines use up to 46% less energy even in EnergyStar qualified machines.





 Eric Chmielowiec (866) 253-2247  / EChmielowiec@brbleachers.com


BR Bleachers is the largest Equipment Service Firm in the US and provides Indoor/ Outdoor Bleacher Inspections, Repairs, Service; as well as Basketball Backstops, Divider curtains and all overhead equipment Inspections and service. We are an Authorized Dealer for many of the best manufacturers in the country.




Shiffler Equipment

Julia Dolsen (216) 219-4324  / j.dolsen@shifflerequip.com


Lighting retrofit solutions. Energy Efficient Facilities provides turn-key lighting retrofit solutions for small to medium facilities with a focus on the education sector. We offer investment grade audits, complete lighting design proposals and licensed installation with industry leading lighting products.





Ron Wagner (330) 329-4002  / rwagner@hillyard.com


Founded in 1907, Hillyard continues to pioneer research and development efforts that have made us a leader in the creation of innovative cleaning products. Quality is our hallmark, and our products are utilized by countless facilities across a wide variety of market segments.




Facilities Management Express

Katie Milantoni (614) 721-7831  / katie.milantoni@gofmx.com


FMX is a leading-edge provider of workflow management solutions that empower facilities managers to streamline maintenance requests and track equipment easily and cost effectively.




ccg automation

Grace Novak (330) 659-5082  / grace.novak@ccgautomation.com


CCG Automation, Inc. is a solution-based building automation provider focused on high quality, comfortable buildings with low energy consumption and easy to use systems. CCG’s approach focuses on the total cost of ownership over the life of the building rather than first cost.