Thursday 10:00 AM
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Room: Diamond

Maximize Your Savings! Energy Efficiency Distribution Study

This presentation will cover some energy facts including current regulations promoting reductions in energy usage, how energy is consumed in typical water systems, and ways to develop energy usage baselines of your system as a starting point to optimize energy savings. It will then cover analysis approaches to find where energy savings may likely be realized. Everything from facilites to operations will be investigated. Finally funding mechanizms to help you implement energy saving measures will be discussed.

Moderator:  Chris Ulm


Chris Ulm, P.E.Strand Associates, Inc.

Chris Ulm graduated from Bradley University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering in 1996 and accepted a position at Strand Associates in Joliet.  At Strand became the head of the Joliet office Water Department in 2002 and held that position until 2007.  In 2007, Chris became the Assistant Director of Operations for the Joliet office and retains that position today.  Chris is a licensed Professional Engineer and remains actively involved as the manager of projects for both public and private water systems in the Northern Illinois region.