ATLANTA — The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) has announced its 26th GLOBALCON Conference & Expo, set for March 17-18, 2015 at the Philadelphia Convention Center, which will bring together decision makers from business, industry, and government to help bring them up to speed on policy and program updates, energy incentives and financing, and new integrated energy solutions.

The AEE said the opening session will include:

• Empire State Building: Flagship for Building Energy Innovation by Dana Schneider, vice president, Energy & Sustainability, Jones Lang LaSalle;

• Outlook to Energy: A View to 2040 by Rob Gardner, manager, Economics & Energy Division, Corporate Strategic Planning, Exxon Mobil; and  

• Evolving Trends in the Utility Paradigm – Adapting to Distributed Generation & Microgrids by Joseph Sullivan, vice president, Energy Policy & Development, Concord Engineering.

The conference will also touch on energy management best practices, combined heat and power (CHP) and renewable energy, as well as updates on codes and demand response programs. For a look at the conference program, visit

GLOBALCON will also feature a Northeast Green showcase, sponsored by Energy Star and GDF Suez Energy Resources, of technologies to help commercial, industrial, and institutional customers save on energy costs, upgrade their facilities, and implement new or retrofit construction projects.

Seminars will be held in conjunction with the event, covering energy auditingenergy efficiency updatesbuilding commissioningfundamentals of water efficiency and more. For the full schedule, visit

For details on the event, go to

For a free expo pass, go to

Publication date: 2/9/2015

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