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Vancouver LEED User Group

Community Event
Nov 28 2008 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Importance of Energy, and Carbon: High Performance Building Program and Building Metering.

Learn from peers, share your experiences and grow your understanding of green building practice in British Columbia.

  • Update on changes to the BC Hydro High Performance Building Program
  • Commissioning, training and behaviour aspects of energy management
  • The importance of demand side management
  • Building Energy Metering
  • 15 minutes of LEED Users “clinic”

Presentations will cover the basics of:

Changes to the BC Hydro High Performance Building Program that will include recognition for commission, training and behaviour aspects. Presentations will also include eletrical and water metering technologies. The session will be followed by an open clinic for those with technical LEED questions.

Lunch will be served. Check-in begins at 11:50 AM


Luis Damy | High Performance Building Program Manager | BC Hydro
Luis is the Program Manager for the High Performance Building Program at BC Hydro Power Smart. Luis has over 12 years experience in process re-engineering, project management and product development/implementation. Prior to BC Hydro, Luis was a senior project manager at IBM and most recently with TELUS Business Solutions. He holds an MBA from the University of British Columbia specializing in Strategic Management, a Master's Degree in Industrial Engineering and a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.

Tom Owen | Systems Engineer | Small Energy Group
Tom’s current work focuses on helping clients identify opportunities for energy management and implementing infrastructure for energy management on client sites. He has worked with clients ranging from a government ministry to Hartley Bay, a remote, o-grid community of 160 people on BC's north coast. Small Energy Group is a Vancouver based software company that makes web-based energy management software for commercial and institutional buildings.


Cascadia & CaGBC Members $20
Non-Member $35
Students $20