Dayton Green Expo 2015 (DGE)

Date: Wednesday, September 02, 2015

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Where: University of Dayton River Campus

           1700 South Patterson Blvd.

       Dayton, OH


10 AM

EXPO Starts


11:45 AM - 1 PM

Opening Remarks/

Keynote Panel Presentation


1 - 2 PM



2 - 3 PM


(3 Concurrent Sessions)


3 - 3:15 PM



3:15 - 4:15 PM


(3 Concurrent Sessions)


4:15 - 5 PM

Sponsors Reception

  • Aeroseal LLC
  • Belimo Americas
  • Buckeye Power Sales
  • BWA South
  • Cummins
  • Dayton Power & Light
  • DRG
  • EGreen of Dayton, LLC
  • Garland Company
  • GEM Energy
  • Heapy Engineering
  • Inpro Corp.
  • Interface Carpet Tile
  • King Lighting/Acuity Brands
  • Kohler
  • Lathrop Trotter
  • LEDtronics
  • Lighting Concepts & Controls
  • Lutron/Riffle & Associates
  • MechoSystems
  • Melink Corp.
  • Precision Concrete Cutting
  • Rumpke
  • Solid Blend Technologies
  • Spohn Assoc.
  • Stoermer-Anderson, Inc.
  • The Habegger Corp.
  • Tremco
  • USGBC Cincinnati Regional Chapter
  • Vectren Energy
  • Victaulic
  • Waibel Energy Systems


Food and Beverages will be provided throughout the day.


Earn up to 3.5 hours of GBCI CEs, AIA LU/HSWs, Engineering PDHs


11:45 - Keynote Presentation
Regional Sustainability - SW Ohio Perspectives      
SW Ohio is growing to be one of the largest Metropolitan Statistical Areas in the United States.  This panel of political leaders from the four largest SW Ohio counties will talk about sustainability efforts within their individual counties and will discuss how SW Ohio Counties can collaborate on regional sustainability initiatives that will help spur greater economic growth and improve quality of life throughout the entire region.
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Commissioner Judy Dodge, Montgomery  County
Commissioner Todd Portune, Hamilton County
Commissioner David Young, Warren County
David Fehr, Butler County
To learn more about each panelist, click the County.


 2:00 PM - Concurrent Educational Sessions

A. Energy:  Transforming Older Buildings into High-Performance Facilities

Presented by: Dayton ASHRAE & WCO Association of Energy Engineers



Managing Partner, Newman Consulting Group, LLC


newman  jpg100x148Most buildings, new or old, do not perform anywhere near their most efficient potential.  HVAC systems deteriorate with time, beginning from the first day they are put into operation. New design and installation concepts and new codes and standards are continually being introduced - at an ever-increasing pace.


For more information on Jim, click here.


B. Business:   Corporate Social Responsibility to Propel Revenue Growth

Presented by: Dayton Regional Green Initiative

A panel to overview how a corporate sustainability program is more than a policy on greenhouse gas emissions. It is a growth strategy that moves from recognition of consumer sensitivity to business impact where sustainability drives innovation, growth, and competitive advantage.


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D. Evan van Hook, Corporate Vice President for Health,

Safety, Environment, Product Stewardship & Sustainability

Honeywell International


Gabe Wing, Director of Environmental Health and Safety

Herman Miller


For more information on Evan or Gabe, click here.


C. Live, Work, and Play in the Great Miami River Corridor: How we are using the river to strengthen our economy

Presented by: Partners for the Environment

A partnership of communities along 99 miles of the Great Miami River is using the river to drive economic development, attract jobs and strengthen the region. This session will highlight river and riverfront recreation and development in Troy, Dayton, and Hamilton in a panel discussion of current and future projects.


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Amy Dingle, Director of Outdoor Recreation, Five Rivers MetroParks      


Stan Kegley, Project Manager, City of Troy


Frances Mennone, Project Manager, Champion Sports Complex, Hamilton, OH
For more information on Amy, Stan and Frances, click here.

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 3:15 PM - Concurrent Educational Sessions

A. Energy - High Performance Sustainable Building Practice

Presented by: Dayton ASHRAE & WCO Association of Energy Engineers


You've heard a lot of great information, but how do you put it all together and take action? What are the steps to take and who will be on your team? This panel will connect the dots so you can see the big picture.  


Rich Michal, P.E., LEED AP,  Executive Director of Facilities, Butler University


James Newman, CEM, CSDP, LEED AP BD+C, ASHRAE OPMP & BEAP Managing Partner, Newman Consulting Group, LLC
Terry Townsend, P.E., President, Townsend Engineering
For more information on Rich, Jim or Terry, click here.


B. Business: Food For Thought

Presented by: Dayton Regional Green Initiative

You may have heard the terms "Farm to Fork", "Locavore" and "Food Desert".  This Panel will present the success stories from regional leaders in the Local Food movement, what have been their challenges and how you can be healthier in your food choices at home and when dining out.
Dennis Chrisman, Vice President of Human Resources, Produce Director, Dorothy Lane Market
Kim Collett, Downtown Entrepreneur, Farmer and Restaurant Owner of Olive, An Urban Dive
Brian Raison, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Extension,  
The Ohio State University 
For more information about Dennis, Kim or Brian, click here.


C. Livability:  Green Design = Better Communities

Presented by: Partners for the Environment

Green design impacts more than the just water and energy resources in a community.  It has positive impacts on property values, lifecycle costs, and economic development.  This panel will explore how using concepts of green design improves the overall quality of life in a community


John Norton, Engineer, Norton Engineering


Sky Schelle, Stormwater Manager, City of Springfield
David P. Whittaker, ASLA, LFA, LEED AP, Registered Landscape Architect and Design Manager, Human Nature
For more information about John, Sky or David, click here.










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