OPFMA 2015 Conference and Trade Show

"Education for $afety $avings $uccess"

October 26th & 27th

Crowne Plaza North Hotel

Columbus, Ohio


2015 Workshop Schedule and Session Titles

Day 1, Monday, October 26, 2015


Tracks Safety & Security


Energy & Sustainability


Facility Operations


Salon E&F
Buildings &



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 - "What are You Worth to Your Organization? by Joseph K. Han, Ed. D., AVP - Facilities & Safety, CSU ♦ Pavilion
9:45 am








10:45 am
Controlling a Steam Boiler





Daniel Schenek


Lifetime Learning.


A Value-Added Look at Sustainability




Patty Spangler


Limbach Co.


What Am I Paying For?





Dee Chambless


Noble Americas
Energy Solutions

The Benefits of Pipe Lining -
Why Dig & Replace?



Mike Gonder




Tips on How to Get the Superintendent to Listen to Your Needs


Mike Richards


Energy Optimizers


11:00 am









12:00 pm






Frederick Brophy


Columbus PD


Retro-Commissioning: The Prescription for What Ails Your Building


Al Koler
Dylan Matthews


AEP Ohio


If Ears Could Bleed - Acoustics and Work



Steve Bernard



Engineered Systems
VRF - The Science Behind the Savings




Debra Dixon



Air Force One


Trends in Indefinite Quantity Construction



Josh Holly



Gordian Group

12:00 pm

Exhibition  Begins ~  Grand Ballroom        LunchGrand Ballroom        Table Talks   

    Exhibitor  Raffle   

Lunch Sponsors: Noble Americas Energy Solutions & AEP Ohio

3:45 pm

4:45 pm
Bleacher Safety - After the Inspection



Rocky Baker
Travis Thompson


Farnham Equipment
Energy Management Best Practices



Dave Zehala 




 Green Clean and Cost Savings



Eddie Bosse




 It's Easy Being Clean




Paul Richards




Tandus Centiva
5 Tips for Measurement & Verification Success 


Brian C. Wagner

Scott Ulrich



CCG Automation
5:15 pm

Cash Bar Reception           Networking        Entertainment  

6:00 pm

Dinner Grand Ballroom 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 27, 2015


Tracks Safety &


Energy &


Facility Operations


Buildings &


Facilities Management


Cardinal Room
7:30 am
8:15 am
     Breakfast and OPFMA Business Meeting ♦ Grand Ballroom  
     Breakfast Sponsor: Allied Environmental
8:30 am
9:30 am
General session - Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) by Tony R. Casper & Darrah Metz, Franklin Cty Sheriff's Office  Grand Ballroom
9:45 am









10:45 am
 Part II




Tony Casper

Darrah Metz


Franklin Cty  Sheriff's Office
Commissioning Strategies



Dave Zehala  





Low Cost Energy Savings Projects
 - Do It


Greg Smith 



Energy Optimizers
Understanding Pavement Defects and Repair Options


Michael Rich





What Would YOU Do? How to Handle Life Emergencies?I


Keith Snead



Limbach Co.

11:00 am

12:00 pm
 Part III





Tony Casper
Darrah Metz


Franklin Cty  Sheriff's Office
Energy Conservation & Efficiency for
 Well Designed Systems


Joseph Hoffman



Spirac/ Sarco
Bed Bugs Identification, Biology & Management in Schools


Jennifer Ando



Ohio State University
The Advantages of Outdoor Learning Areas




Jen Dennison

Jamey Emmert


Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources
"Pyramid Schemes" Managing Priorities 



Tom Hand



T.J. Hand CFM
12:15 pm      Lunch  Grand Ballroom   

     Lunch Sponsors:  Noble Americas Energy Solutions & AEP Ohio

12:45 pm      Raffle and Closing
1:30 pm      Conference Ends




2015 Annual Conference Exhibitors


AEP Ohio


AEP Ohio

Tracie Campbell: (614) 883-6611 / tdcampbell@aep.com


Energy Efficiency Opportunities



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 / chad@alliedesi.com


Environmental consultants and contractors specializing in hazardous materials management, emergency spill response, asbestos, underground storage tank removal and indoor air quality.





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.




Gordian Group

Nicole Behnke: (864) 752-4524 / N.Behnke@thegordiangroup.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.




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.



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.






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. 



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.





Lisa Schultz: (614) 554-4809 / lisa.schultz@limbachinc.com


Limbach provides Full Service Mechanical Solutions including Energy Conservation, In-House Engineering, Utility Auditing, HVAC Service & Maintenance, Controls, Sheet Metal, Piping and Plumbing. Our Energy Solutions Team has extensive experience with Energy Conservation Projects including HB 264, 7 and 300.





 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.



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"




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"




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.



Brewer Garrett Company


The Brewer-Garrett Company

Debbie Gregoire: (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.





Plug Smart

Dave Zehala: (614) 935-7487 / dave.zehala@plugsmart.com



Plug Smart is an energy services company that helps commercial, industrial, non-profit, institutional and utility companies implement energy solutions such as: implementing self-funding energy efficiency projects, leveraging renewable energy resources, lowering power generation and energy supply costs, and reclaiming investments on energy projects.




ENERGY Optimizers, USA

Greg Smith: (937) 877-1919 / gsmith@energyoptsusa.com


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



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.





Dan Tanyan: (614) 876-0316 / bhill@cincifloor.com


Cincinnati Floor Company was established in 1894 to provide flooring solutions for commercial, industrial and institutional applications. Now well over a century later we are still providing the same great service to our clients. We work with you to determine the best values in your price range, and make them available to you.






Debra Dixon: (216) 701-6104 / ddixon@airforceone.com


Air Force One provides optimal building performance through proactive maintenance, building automation, energy conservation and mechanical services.




H.E.A.T. Total Facility Solutions

Ray Robinson (614) 436-5155 / trisha@heattfs.com


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



The Garland Company
Tim Gargasz: (216) 641-7500  / bfreechack@garlandind.com

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




Patrick Herbert: (440) 951-3514 / pherbert@eagroupohio.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)



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.




ccg automation

Brian Wagner (330) 659-5082  / rascherl@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.





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.




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.






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%.






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.





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.




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.