MARK BATES

Building Automation Specialist TH Eifert Mechanical Contractors   You Can’t Manage What You Can’t Measure In order to get control of your spending on Utilities, you must first have the ability to understand how your facilities consumes energy.  According to the...

JAMES L. NEWMAN

Newman Consulting Group LLC CEM, CSDP, LEED AP BD+C, ASHRAE OPMP & BEAP   Improving Energy Efficiency in New and Existing Buildings Jim Newman is one of the country’s most experienced energy efficiency and green building experts. Known as the “Dean of Green,” Jim...

PATRICK LINDEMANN

Ingham County Drain Commissioner Greening of the Drains Michigan stands as one of the guardians of The Great Lakes …the largest body of fresh water in the world.  Storm water runoff is the largest transporter of non-point and point source pollution discharges to the...

RON DOETCH

Agronomist The Future of Food and Farming Systems Food and farming systems are the same system.  How do we share a vision of a sustainable food system and what framing and language do we use to communicate in our planning discussions?  How do we honor the past while...