May 14, 2022 – West Vincent Community Day, which will also include an Energy Expo – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Join community first responders and your West Vincent friends and neighbors and enjoy local music and entertainment, food, children activities, a pet parade, and a yoga session.

Evans Park, located on Route 401 and Saint Matthews Road.

Our West Vincent Police Department, Kimberton Fire Company, Ludwig’s Corner Fire Company, Ridge Fire Company and Uwchlan Ambulance Corps and West End Fire Co. EMS will be in attendance.

SEI and some of our industry partners will be on hand as part of an Energy Expo during the event.

June 23, 2022 – Speaker Bios for Path to Net Zero Facilities Event.

Kevin Kai Wong, CEM, PMP, DGCP, General Manager – Emergent Energy Solutions

Paul Spiegel, PE, LEED AP, Director, Energy and Sustainability Services – Practical Energy Solutions, a Division of Spotts, Stevens and McCoy

Michael Cromer, PG, DBIA, ENV SP, Vice President – Energy & Sustainability – Pennoni

Mr. Cromer serves as the Vice President of Energy & Sustainability at Pennoni.  He leads the company’s energy services sector as well as corporate wide sustainability and resiliency efforts. Mr. Cromer has spearheaded the development of energy efficiency, energy management, distributed generation and alternative fuel business models providing diversification and additional revenue streams for Pennoni. His diverse experience includes an environmental engineering background focused on land development, zoning approvals, brownfield remediation, air permitting and waste management.  Mr. Cromer also has extensive experience in turnkey Design-Build delivery of alternative energy projects such as micro-grids, solar farms and combined heat and power projects.  The combination of his engineering background, project development skills and construction experience allow for seamless project execution and efficiencies.

Mr. Cromer earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Geology and a Master’s Degree in Hydrology. He is a licensed Professional Geologist in Pennsylvania and Delaware.  Michael holds a national Design Build certification and received his ENV SP certification for sustainable design.  Mr. Cromer volunteers his time to several boards and associations across the mid-Atlantic including the NJ Energy Coalition, Chester County Economic Development Council, Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Philadelphia Energy Action Team.

Liz McCormick, Sr. Director, Energy Services – Pennoni

Liz serves as the Sr. Director of Energy Services for Pennoni’s MEP/Energy Division. Liz has over 20 years of Fortune 500 Major Account Management experience, she specializes in key account management, overall account strategy and coordination of resources and solutions to meet each customer’s unique goals and objectives.  Prior to joining Pennoni, Liz has worked as an Energy consultant and was co-founder of Utilities Watch, a global energy consulting company that utilized cloud-based energy analytics software and expert analysis to assist clients in choosing the best utility contract, manage energy demand costs and reduce overall energy spend.

Liz utilizes her industry experience and sales background to connect clients with opportunities and technologies to increase energy efficiency, reduce energy-related costs, and manage green-house gas emissions and renewable energy objectives.  Liz is a member of BOMA, Greater Philadelphia Energy Action Team and Green Building United.

Gregory P. Fink, CHFM, CLSS-HC, Director Facilities Operations and Maintenance and Facilities, Director of Infrastructure and Energy – Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Greg has extensive experience and knowledge in the Operations and Maintenance of District Energy Plants, including steam, chilled water and power generation.  His experience, includes; Plant Operations and Maintenance Management, development and implementation of Plant/Building Automation Systems, analysis and improvements in steam/chilled water distribution systems, operation and maintenance of utility infrastructure, implementing energy setback strategies, capital planning for infrastructure renewal, and Utility Master planning.  Greg was a part the Project Management team during design, construction and commissioning of the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center CHP Plant, as well as serving as the Utility Plant Manager during its first years of operation.

Greg is a veteran of the United States Navy.  His education and experience are in Propulsion Plant Engineering, Electrical Power Generation, Automated Controls and Steam System Technologies.  He has more than 35 years’ experience working in the field of plant operations and maintenance.

Kevin L Kanoff, CEM, CEP, Campus Energy Engineer – Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Kevin has extensive experience and knowledge in, evaluating existing systems and retrofitting energy conservation measures to functioning building and process systems. His experiences, includes; data collection, energy data analysis, energy conservation measure project development, energy conservation measure construction management, measurement and verification of energy conservation measures, development of annual Energy Reports for Senior Management, and developing energy master plans. The Energy Savings Program he has implemented at PennState Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center has resulted in significant energy savings and energy intensity reduction.

In addition, he is on the Utility budget development team and energy procurement team for PennState Health.

Kevin has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Idaho and has worked in the field of engineering for 30 years, specializing in the building energy field for the last 20 years.

May 13, 2022 – Veterans & Families Resource Fair – Eddystone, PA 11am-2pm

Are you a Veteran, or a family member of a veteran?  Do you have a network that you can forward this email to, in an effort to share this Resource Fair offering for Veterans and their families?

Hire One will be at the Veterans & Families Resource Fair. For more information and to register go to  https://tinyurl.com/VeteransFamiliesResourceFair (note, if this link is not launching for you, hold down your CTRL button on your keyboard + click your mouse on this link)

WHEN: Fri, May 13, 2022

11:00 AM – 2:00 PM EDT

LOCATION

Eddystone Lighthouse Hall

1401 9th Street, Eddystone, PA 19022

Eddystone Lighthouse Hall 1401 E 9th St Crum Lynne, PA Basketball Clubs – MapQuest

April 11, 2022 – UC Green has an opening for Executive Director in Philadelphia

Job Title: Executive Director
Organization: UC Green
Classification: Full-time
Location: Philadelphia, PA
About UC Green
University City Green (“UC Green”) is a Philadelphia-based nonprofit focused on cooperative community greening. Through partnerships and education, UC Green empowers volunteer environmental stewardship in University City and its surrounding communities.

Learn more at UC Green Executive Director Job Description

For more information, contact Jim Lauckner

April 19-21, 2022 – IGSHPA’s Geothermal Accredited Installer Training – 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

SEI and PA Geo are planning a loop training course that will be held in Exton at CCEDC. Register and learn more https://ghsptraining.eventbrite.com

Carl Robins of WaterFurnace International will instruct the three-day comprehensive Installation Workshops are designed for GSHP installers, contractors, dealers, home builders, manufacturers, distributors, architects, heating cooling mechanical engineers, trenching/water well drilling contractors, and anyone who desires a working knowledge of this innovative technology. Representatives from public utilities, private utilities, and rural electric cooperatives can also benefit from training. Information gathered from the workshops can help utility representatives serve as a source of information regarding money-saving concepts.

 

March 7, 2022 – From our friends at KEEA … Federal Update – Infrastructure Act

Infrastructure Act

The White House has released its Guidebook on the Bipartisan Infrastructure, Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). This guidebook is a roadmap to funding available under the law, as well as an explanatory document that shows, in as much detail as currently available, program-by-program information.

 

https://www.whitehouse.gov/build/?mc_cid=4bd6ff81d5&mc_eid=3ca8ad6881