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September 2016 Section Meeting

LEED – Electrical Focused Presentation

DATE: Thursday, September 22, 2016

PLACE : Raffel’s – 10160 Reading Road (see below for directions)

TIME : 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Social Time 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Dinner 7:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. -Presentation

COST: $10- $15, See information in Reservations

ABOUT THE MEETING: As electrical engineers, contractors, and practitioners, the Leadership in Energy & Environmental Designs (LEED) Rating System can have a tremendous impact on what we would otherwise think of as a “typical” construction project. Join us for an overview of the applicable LEED criteria, along with some valuable “lessons learned” in incorporating these criteria within the built environment. Project case studies will help to illustrate the necessary tools, processes, and milestones with respect to involvement in a LEED project.

Learning Objectives:

1.     Attendees will garner a basic understanding of several LEED credits that involve electrical design and construction, for purposes of realizing their impact on day-to-day roles in this field.

2.     Attendees will observe various tools and methods that assist in incorporating the LEED criteria into a typical project.

3.     Attendees will understand the cost impact and potential savings opportunities that exist by incorporating such criteria into a project.

4.     Attendees will review project case studies focused on the electrical-based LEED credits.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Ryan M. Hoffman, Sustainability & Energy Services Manager, Heapy Engineering. As Manager of Heapy Engineering’s Sustainability & Energy Services Group, Ryan leads a team of 13 staff dedicated to providing Sustainability and LEED Consulting, Energy Modeling, Energy Master Planning, Energy Auditing, Utility Analysis, and implementation projects involving all of the above.  A University of Dayton Graduate and Dayton native, Hoffman is recognized amongst his peers as a people-focused leader with a strong attention to detail and a highly motivated work ethic. In his 9+ years with Heady Engineering, Ryan has made a positive impact on the carbon footprint of over 200 buildings totaling over 15 million square feet. Ryan is a recent recipient of the “40 Under 40” award by both a National and a Local publication. Heapy Engineering was founded in 1945. The firm, with 175 employees, is based in Dayton, Ohio with branch offices in Columbus, Cleveland and Findlay Ohio, and Indianapolis Indiana. Heapy Engineering is a nationally recognized leader in the design of high performance buildings.

MENU SELECTIONS: Buffet Menu:  Raffel’s Signature Hot Sliced Roast Beef in Gravy, Rosemary Roasted Chicken Breast, Stuffed Pasta Shells (Vegetarian), Red Skin Mashed Potatoes, Buttered Green Beans, Tossed Salad, Dinner Rolls and Butter, Chef’s Choice of Dessert. Tea and soft drinks are included. Alcohol is available for purchase.

LOCATION:  Raffel’s is located at 10160 Reading Road, south of Glendale-Milford Road on the east side of Reading. Take I-75 to the Glendale-Milford Rd. Exit, go east on Glendale-Milford Road approximately ¾ of a mile to Reading Rd. and turn right on Reading.

RESERVATIONS:http://www.ieeecincinnati.org/meetings/. Please click on the appropriate link and complete the reservation.  (Note: Meeting list on webpage is slow to load on some browsers) Reservations close at midnight on Sunday September 18, 2016.

DINNER RESERVATION CANCELLATION POLICY An email to Reservations@ieeecincinnati.org prior to the close of reservations is required to properly cancel your reservation. WALK-INS (those without reservations): You are welcome to attend this meeting and/or enjoy the dinner even if you did not register in advance. Walk-ins pay a higher $15 dinner fee. Raffel’s determines our cost based on the number of plates used; if you choose to have dinner, please pay the fee if you eat even if you arrive late or didn’t pre-register.

PE CREDITS: Depending on the subject matter, attendance at IEEE Cincinnati Section Meetings now qualifies the attendee for Professional Development Hours towards renewal of Professional Engineers Licenses. Required documentation will be available following the meeting if qualified! The Section Meetings also provide a great opportunity to network with fellow engineers in the area.

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