Past Events

Symposium on Sustainability in Health Care (SSHC)

Symposium on Sustainability in Health Care (SSHC)

Date: Thursday, April 21, 2011

On April 21, 2011, Heapy Engineering and Wright State University will co-host the Symposium on Sustainability in Health Care, which will be a half-day education and networking event for the Health Care industry.  This event will feature nationally, renowned Health Care sustainability expert, Gail Vittori, as the keynote speaker.
 

The Symposium will be held on the campus of Wright State University in the Student Union Conference Center.  The Symposium will begin with a keynote luncheon followed by panel discussions highlighting regional and national experts on Health Care delivery, operations and management – all with a focus on: “How should Sustainability be integrated within the delivery of Health Care?”  A Trade Expo with exhibitors focusing on services, materials, products, equipment, etc. associated with the Health Care industry will run concurrent with the Symposium. 


Senior health care administrators, medical practitioners, building design and construction professionals, nursing and clinical staff, medical students and educators, environmental health and safety personnel and health care facility managers should all attend.

 

These sessions are approved for GBCI CE Hours. 

 

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Principal Players:
 

Gail Vittori is a Co-Director for the Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems, a non-profit design firm dedicated to sustainable planning and design.  Gail collaborated on the American Society of Health Care Engineering's Green Health Care Construction Guidance Statement and the Green Guide for Health Care.  She is also the founding Chair of the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED® for Health Care Core Committee and a former Chair of the USGBC Board of Directors.
 

Heapy Engineering, nationally recognized for its leadership in Sustainable Design, is involved in over 200 LEED projects, (including the LEED Gold certified Diley Ridge Medical Center, the first free-standing emergency and diagnostic center in Central Ohio) and is the Engineer for the new $137 Million Indu and Raj Soin Medical Center (Beavercreek) and the $200 Million Mercy West Hospital (Cincinnati).  Heapy Engineering is pursuing Platinum certification in the LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance rating system for its Dayton based corporate headquarters.

 

Wright State University is a leading institution of higher education serving nearly 20,000 students in an environment focused on achieving learning outcomes through innovative, high-quality programs, conducting scholarly research and creative endeavors, and partnering with the community to transform the region.  As a community-based medical school, the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine has become a national leader in generalist medicine and commmunity service.  Its research programs are distinguished by interdisciplinary teamwork and community collaboration.  Wright State University's nationally recognized centers of excellence include: Human-Centered Innovation; National Center for Medical Readiness; WSU Premier Health Partners Neuroscience Institute; Knowledge-Enabled Computing; Micro Air Vehicle Research; Product Reliability and Optimization and Collaborative Education, Leadership and Innovation in the Arts.

 

Agenda:

 

11 AM - Expo opens

11:30 AM - Lunch

12 PM - Keynote Speaker

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM - Panel Discussion - Infrastructure Sustainability

3:15 PM - 4:30 PM - Panel Discussion - Delivery Systems Sustainability

5 PM - Expo Closes

 

AIA LU and GBCI CE credit hours are offered for the conference

 

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This event is free and open to the public, but you must register to attend

Announced Panelists:

Erik Anderson, AIA, LEED AP, HOK, Inc. - As a design professional for HOK's International Health Care Division, Erik has led the effort on transformational projects for prominent academic medical centers and large health care systems.  He is currently leading the design effort on the Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis, a 1.3 million SF health care facility that will create a new campus of LEED Silver certified buildings.  In addition, he also led the efforts on the LEED Platinum Wellmark Headquarters in Des Moines, IA and the LEED Gold College of DuPage Health Sciences Center in Glen Ellyn, IL.  Erik's designs have also been feature in Healthcare Design Magazine and Architectural Record's online publication.

Debbie Harden, Christ Hospital - Christ Hospital is the nation's first hospital to be LEED Certified under the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance rating system.  In addition, their newly completed Imaging Center received LEED Silver under the Commercial Interiors rating system.  Assisting with the leadership of the "Green Team" at Christ Hospital, Ms Harden has bee instrumental in establishing and maintaining the focus on the hospital's sustainability goals.  The ongoing education of hospital staff relative to these sustainability goals has been the key (and biggest challenge) to the success that Christ Hospital has achieved in energy comfort and cost efficiency improvements.

James Moler, PE, LEED AP BD+C, Turner Construction - As the largest builder of green buildings in the nation, Turner Construction is currently working on or has completed more than 200 LEED projects.  As the Turner Healthcare Division Sustainability Director, Mr.  Moler has over 40 years of industry experience in providing innovative HVAC solutions on mationally significant projects.  He is also a co-author of the Green Guide for Health Care and has presented at numerous national conferences including: ASHE PDC, ASHRAE's Indoor Air Quality Symposium, CleanMed 2006 and Healthcare Design 2007.  His sustainability concepts focus on how green healthcare facilities can intersect with key concerns at the hospital's executive level and how energy savings can impact bottom line revenue savings.

Ron Connovich, Community Mercy Health Partners
Ron, VP of Operations, is currently responsible for the design and construction of a new brownfield, 500,000 SF state of the art, Medical Center. Over his career he has completed over 3/4 of a billion dollars in healthcare construction and renovations.  He has been published on innovative infection control measures and has a passion for sustainable health care projects.  His success includes heat recovery, daylight harvesting, green roofs and some very innovative mechanical designs.  He will share his practical knowledge from an owner’s perspective of what works in green design as well as what doesn't and how to package it for Administrative/Board approval.

William J. Orosz, The Ohio State University Medical Center (OSUMC)
Administrative Director, Facility Planning and Development

Bill’s 30 year planning career includes professional service to over 90 healthcare organizations throughout the U.S. and Canada.  He was a partner in a Columbus architecture firm for 17 years, and has served on many local, state and national boards including the American Healthcare Executive Regents Advisory Council.  Bill is responsible for the planning and management of space for The OSUMC.  This includes: College of Medicine, OSU Physicians and the OSU Health System, comprising University Hospital, James Cancer Hospital, University Hospital East, OSU Harding, Dodd Hall Rehabilitation Hospital, Ross Heart Hospital and a network of care sites.

Lt. Col. Kevin W. Culp, WPAFB Medical Center
Lt. Col. Kevin Culp, USAF AFMC 88 AMDS/SGPB, MPH, CIH is an active duty Air Force bioenvironmental engineering flight commander assigned to the Wright Patterson Air Force Base Medical Center, where he provides occupational and environmental risk assessment support to the 27,000 employees assigned to the base.  He has 22 years of experience in the field of industrial hygiene and is board certified by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH).  Lieutenant Colonel Culp's presentation will focus on protecting the health and well-being of the first pillar of sustainability, our people.

Click here for information on the 2012 event (SSHC-12)

2011 Program PDF

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DesignColumbus 2011, Education Day & Trade Show

DesignColumbus 2011, Education Day & Trade Show

Date: Monday, April 18, 2011

Michael Berning will be speaking at the DesignColumbus 2011 Education Day and Trade Show on Monday, April 18, 2011.

The event will be an opportunity to learn and engage in the built environment and promote its economic and sustainable growth.

The show is the first joint venture of the Central Ohio Chapter of the US Green Building Council (USGBC) and the Columbus Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI).  The event will be held at the Columbus COSI and will run from 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM.  The event will include a trade show as well as 16 educational seminars.

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CSI Tradeshow in Cincinnati

CSI Tradeshow in Cincinnati

Date: Wednesday, March 09, 2011

The 32nd Annual Construction Products Tradeshow will be held March 9, 2011 at the Sharonville Convention Center.  Be sure to stop by Heapy Engineering's booth while attending the show.

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Ohio Leads the Way: Green Markets and Green Jobs

Ohio Leads the Way: Green Markets and Green Jobs

Date: Friday, February 11, 2011

On Friday, February 11, an energy focused conference, Ohio Leads the Way: Green Markets and Green Jobs will be held at the Dayton Convention Center.

Michael Berning will be moderating and presenting as part of a four person panel that includes Sinclair Community College's Director of Facility Management, Woody Woodruff and Elements IV Interior's President & CEO, Mark Williams.  Their topic of discussion is "Why Green Building Makes Sense."

The event is being hosted by Green Energy Ohio and the Dayton Development Coalition and is being sponsored by Dayton Power & Light, the Ohio Department of Development and OSU Extension.

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Heapy Engineering Presenting at the CSI Show

Heapy Engineering Presenting at the CSI Show

Date: Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Heapy Engineering will be presenting on November 16, 2010 at the CSI Dayton-Miami Valley Chapter's Ron Woeste Construction Products Show at the Presidential Banquet Center in Kettering, Ohio.  The event runs from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM.

Matthew Herbert, CEM, LEED Green Associate and Frank Mauro, PE, CCP, LEED AP BD+C will be speaking from 4:30 - 5:30 PM on Energy Conservation and Retro-Commissioning.

"An increased awareness in the United States regarding the importance of energy conservation continues to evolve the way we design, build and retrofit buildings.  Attendees of this presentation will understand how codes and standards are shifting all projects to become high performance / high energy efficient projects.  In addition attendees will gain insight on incentives to address sustainability in existing buildings and the benefits of implementing a retro-commissioning program."

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Chicago Greenbuild Conference

Chicago Greenbuild Conference

Date: Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Once again Heapy Engineering is exhibiting at the world's largest conference and expo dedicated to green building.

You are invited to stop by our booth as we will be there to answer all of your sustainable, renewable, LEED and energy related questions.

We would like to connect with you while in the great, City of Chicago.  Please let us know if you will be attending the Greenbuild Conference by clicking on the link below:

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2010Greenbuild

 

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2010 OSBA Capital Conference

2010 OSBA Capital Conference

Date: Monday, November 08, 2010

The Ohio School Board Association will be hosting its annual conference from November 8 - 9th at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio.  Be sure to stop by Heapy Engineering's booth at the Trade Show.

For more information about the Conference please visit the site below:

http://cc.ohioschoolboards.org/2010/

 

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Heapy Engineering will be at the Midwest Healthcare Engineering Conference

Heapy Engineering will be at the Midwest Healthcare Engineering Conference

Date: Wednesday, November 03, 2010

The Midwest Healthcare Engineering Conference begins November 3, 2010 and runs through November 5 at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Be sure to stop by Heapy Engineering's booth while attending the Expo.

For more information about the show, please visit the link below:

http://www.mwhcec.org/

 

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Managing the Risks of Sustainability

Managing the Risks of Sustainability

Date: Saturday, October 23, 2010

This seminar hosted by the Design Professional Risk Control Group (DPRCG) on October 23 at 8:00 AM will be jointly presented by Rick Pavlak, Heapy Engineering; Keoni Fleming DesignGroup and Dennis Stryker, Rick Engineering Company.

This session discusses how to manage risks of projects with sustainable design aspirations.  Items covered include contractual issues with regard to delivery of sustainable design services, risks associated with delivering sustainable design projects and performance issues of all parties (owner, A/E team, constructionmanager/general contractor) during the design and construction phases of a sustainable project.

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Michael Berning to present at the Central Ohio Facilities Maintenance Expo

Michael Berning to present at the Central Ohio Facilities Maintenance Expo

Date: Thursday, October 14, 2010

Thursday, October 14 is the Central Ohio Facilities Maintenance Expo to be held at the Fawcett Conference Center at The Ohio State University from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM.

Michael Berning will be presenting from 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM on Energy Conservation Strategies that Work!   The presentation will focus on an overall Process that Facility Managers and Building Owners can use to effectively concentrate their limited resources to greatly reduce energy and operational costs while improving the overall sustainability of their facilities. An actual Case Study example will highlight this Process as well as define the positive Return on Investment (ROI) that results from implementing energy and water efficiency improvements.

Heapy Engineering will also have a booth at the show.  Be sure to stop by and if you need a free ticket to attend the show, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

For more information about the show, please visit the link below:

http://www.facilitiesmaintenanceexpo.com/central-ohio.html

 

 

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OSU Sustainability Plan Team selected to present at AASHE Conference

OSU Sustainability Plan Team selected to present at AASHE Conference

Date: Sunday, October 10, 2010

The project team of Heapy Engineering, Mithun and Yudelson Associates along with OSU has been selected to present at the October 10-12th, Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Conference in Denver, CO.   

The focus of the OSU Sustainability Plan effort is to identify synergistic solutions and re-write the University's design standards to create a more sustainable campus consistent with the University's mission and climate change targets.  Additionally, the team is producing The Ohio State University's Climate Action Plan to comply with the requirements of the American College and University President's Climate Committment.

For more information about the conference please click on the link below:

http://conf2010.aashe.org/

 

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MORPC Summit on Sustainability and the Environment

MORPC Summit on Sustainability and the Environment

Date: Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Tuesday, October 5th is the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Conference at COSI in Columbus, Ohio.  The Conference topic is the "Summit on Sustainability and the Environment."  Be sure to stop by Heapy Engineering's booth while at the show.

For more information about the show, please visit the link below:

http://www.morpc.org/

 

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Greening Your Existing Building

Greening Your Existing Building

Date: Wednesday, September 22, 2010

For those who missed Jerry Yudelson's presentation, "Greening Your Existing Building," at the Dayton Green Expo, Heapy Engineering will be offering another opportunity to see it on September 22 from 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM.

The seminar's presenter, Jerry Yudelson is a registered professional engineer with more than 25 years of experience and holds engineering degrees from Caltech and Harvard University as well as an MBA (with highest honors) from the University of Oregon. 

Jerry is a former board member of the U.S. Green Building Council and chaired the annual Greenbuild conference from 2004 through 2009.  As an active participant in the USGBC, Jerry Yudelson has trained more than 3,500 people in the LEED green building rating system since 2001 and was one of the original LEED trainers for the USGBC. 

Jerry is the author of 12 books on green buildings, green homes and green development, including three released last year and one this year, Dry Run: Preventing the Next Urban Water Crisis. 

There is no fee to attend the re-broadcast and LU/SD/HSW credit will again be offered. Register at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

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Dayton Green Expo

Dayton Green Expo

Date: Thursday, August 05, 2010

When: 1pm-7pm

Where: Heapy Engineering

            1400 W. Dorothy Lane

            Dayton, OH 45409

Food and beverages will be provided throughout the evening. 

Admission is Free!

RSVP by July 30, 2010 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please Click Here for a PDF of the Expo

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Featuring Keynote speaker, Jerry Yudelson, PE, MS, MBA, LEED AP BD+C/ID+C

A licensed professional engineer, Jerry Yudelson is a former board member of the U.S. Green Building Council and chaired the annual Greenbuild conference from 2004 through 2009. He is a frequent speaker at green building conferences around the world, appearing such places as the U.S., Australia, Canada, Germany, Qatar and the UAE in the past two years.

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Agenda

1:00 PM Seminar

Solar Payback & ROI: A Cost Benefit Analysis - Geoff Greenfield, Third Sun

Attendees will learn about the primary solar design factors and their influence on performance in Ohio as well as determining the steps to calculate a return on investment for a solar project.

Case Study: LEED for Existing Buildings Operations & Maintenance (LEED EBOM) - Ryan Hoffman, CEM, LEED AP BD+C

Participants will gain valuable insight from lessons learned by evaluating the shift in “business as usual” operations and building occupant behavior to attain sustainable building practices in the pursuit of LEED EBOM certification.

3:00 PM Seminar

Greening Your Existing Building - Jerry Yudelson, PE, MS, MBA, LEED AP BD+C/ID+C

The author of 12 books on green buildings and a frequent speaker at green building conferences around the world, Jerry’s talk will focus on how to easily integrate sustainability into your business operations.

5:30 PM Seminar

Cost Savings BIM/Revit Case Studies- Alec Carnes, PE, CEM, LEED AP BD+C and Mark Brumfield, PE, LEED AP BD+C

This session's presenters will show via several case studies the time (schedule) and cost savings attributed to BIM/Revit projects.

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Exhibitor booths will be open during the Expo featuring the latest in sustainable products and services.

Thank you to our Corporate Sponsors:

Derbingum, MechoShade Systems, Lawhon & Associates, Waibel Energy Systems, King Lighting, Third Sun Solar, Kirker Kubala, Weston Solutions, Riffle & Associates

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LEED Training Classes to be Announced

LEED Training Classes to be Announced

Date: Monday, February 01, 2010

Watch for a new schedule of courses to be posted in the first quarter of 2010. more...

LEED Training Seminar

LEED Training Seminar

Date: Wednesday, December 02, 2009

This all day program will focus on the new LEED Building Design and Construction (BD+C) rating system and will help prepare you to take the LEED Green Associate exam and the BD+C exam.

Dayton, OH
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Cost = $225
LU = 6.75

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OSBA Tradeshow

OSBA Tradeshow

Date: Monday, November 09, 2009

Heapy Engineering will be exhibiting at the 2009 OSBA Tradeshow in Columbus.  Stop by booth #611 and check us out. more...

Greenbuild 2009 Phoenix

Greenbuild 2009 Phoenix

Date: Monday, November 09, 2009

Stop by Heapy's Booth #4337

Will you be attending the world's foremost conference on Sustainability, the U.S. Green Building Council's GreenBuild Conference & Expo?  Heapy Engineering's LEED and Energy Services Team will be there to answer all of your sustainable, renewable, LEED and energy related questions. 

The GreenBuild Expo will begin with an opening reception from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, Nov. 10, followed by two days of the Expo on November 11th and 12th from 9:30 to 5:30 PM.  Please stop by Heapy's booth #4337 at the Expo.  For more information on the GreenBuild Conference go to www.greenbuildexpo.org.

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Midwest Healthcare Engineering Conference

Midwest Healthcare Engineering Conference

Date: Thursday, November 05, 2009

Stop by our booth on November 5th at the Lucas Oil Stadium.  Heapy will display the latest engineering services offered to our healthcare clients. more...

LEED for Existing Buildings (EB:O&M) Review

LEED for Existing Buildings (EB:O&M) Review

Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2009

During this era of cost cutting, LEED EB is a great way to maximize energy efficiency, minimize your waste stream and increase employee productivity by enhancing your existing building. This seminar will focus on those sustainable principles and practices for building operation and maintenance and will also review specific opportunities for incorporating LEED into a building’s O&M plan.

If you are interested in attending, please contact Vickie Blakey at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Payment is in advance by check only for the course. Mail checks to: Heapy Engineering, 1400 W. Dorothy Lane, Dayton, OH 45409-1310. One check can cover multiple courses and attendees.

October 28
Dayton< OH
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost = $65
LU = 3.0

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