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The Quarterly Publication of Eneractive Solutions

Th Solution ISSUE 09 | April 2015



A quarterly publication highlighting relevant industry and ENERActive news - keeping subscribers ahead on trends, upcoming events, industry leaders, and more.

The Solution | Quarterly | April 2015

this issue P.1 ENERActive Eye On: Reverse Energy Auction P.2 Who’s Who & Who’s New P.3-4 Spotlight On P.5-6 Empoweractive P.7 What’s Next

The Solution | Quarterly | April 2015

ENERActive Eye On

reverse energy auction

Let the sellers compete in real time for your business


elcome to ENERActive Solutions Reverse Energy Auction, an easier and more transparent way to purchase your energy. Using our reverse energy auction platform as opposed to a sales brokering process can save you up to 25% on your procurement energy commodity purchases. Using our reverse auction platform allows you to

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see all the supplier/sellers quotes in “real time� so you can be assured of getting the lowest possible price for your natural gas and electricity. Our Eneractive Solutions energy advisors will do all the work for you, set up the real time reverse auction platform, get the pre-qualified sellers, evaluate the market, structure the supply arrangements, manage the entire process and bring the auction to you in the comfort of your office.

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Let the energy suppliers compete for your business using our 7 step process: We review and evaluate the customer’s energy usage, profile, risk tolerance etc.

Notify the participants/sellers of the type of purchase request

Select best time for live energy reverse auction to take place

Sellers bid on purchase request

Bids go lower and lower (buyers see pricing and bidders only see their ranking)

Auction ends

Seller is notified of win and the commodity or product is purchased

To schedule an appointment or to find out how you can participate in a reverse energy auction, contact Jim Nagle of ENERActive Solutions directly at 856.237.7505 or

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Who’s Who


Who’s New

Ed Brzezowski

Thelma Arceo

Al Digiulio

As Vice President of Eneractive Solutions’ Energy Technologies Division, Mr. Brzezowski brings over 35 years of experience in the energy industry to the team. He has served as President and Founder of Noveda Technologies and Director of Engineering for The Ferreira Group in Branchburg, NJ where he engineered the first Net Zero Electric Commercial Building in the United States. His expertise is in Mechanical Engineering, Commissioning, Computer Technologies, and Building Management Systems. As an inventor, he holds a US Patent 4,864,972 for Boiler Optimization and Patent 8,103,465 for a Building Diagnostic and Commissioning Application, with other energy related patents pending. He is a graduate of the New Jersey Institute of Technology and holds professional engineering licenses in New York and New Jersey.

With over 27 years of comprehensive energy engineering experience in the residential sector, Thelma has managed full program design, management and implementation for weatherization and energy programs funded by DOE, HUD, HCR, HPD, and NYSERDA. She has performed more than 1500 energy audits, mostly instrumented energy model assessments. Thelma has supervised extensive energy implementation projects dealing with building systems consisting of HVAC, distribution and piping, lighting, building envelope, IAQ, and building controls. Thelma has also provided services for the green building technical assistance; capital needs assessments; construction management; bid management; owner contract negotiations; and energy educational programs for multifamily buildings as well as non-for-profit institutions and organizations.

Mr. DiGuilio recently joined the Eneractive Team as Regional Vice President in our Northeast Office, focusing on the model of energy studies moving to implementation. With over 25 years of experience, Al’s expertise and proven success in project development of alternative energy solutions, operations and facilities management, and combined heat and power, will not only support, but further advance our energy engineering initiatives and projects.

Who’s Who

Over the past year, Eneractive has grown tremendously and it’s all thanks to the amazing people who work here. We’d like to take the time to recognize some of our newest team members. We are excited to see how their expertise and experience will help foster the growth of our company as we continue to expand our portfolio and service offerings.


BPI Multifamily Building Analyst


With a strong background in construction, engineering, largescale project leadership, business development, and strategic planning with fast-track approaches in varied industries, Mr. DiGuilio has managed multi-million dollar projects for key clients including the New York Power Authority, Becton Dickinson, and BMW among others.

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Spotlight On Welcome,


We would like to give a warm welcome to Stefan Nasstrom, who will be joining Eneractive’s NJ office as the Vice President of Energy Commodity Sales, with a focus on Procurement Solutions. Stefan has more than 15 years of experience in the energy industry, bringing keen knowledge in business development, key account management, territory development, contract negotiations, sales management, strategic planning, marketing, product development, and staff development. Having worked with reputable businesses such as PPL Energy Plus, Liberty Power, Reliant Energy, and Strategic Energy, we look forward to the growth that Stefan’s experience and knowledge of the procurement industry will bring to Eneractive.


Procurement Solutions How Smart is Your Energy?

Aligning our clients with We utilize our many years of appropriate Electric and Natural experience and knowledge of Gas Contracts, as well as providing energy markets to provide our on bill financing for energy customers with Active Energy improvements, ENERActive’s Management, our tailored Procurement Solutions offer used to provide maintain a customer “We distinguish prudence to your driven focus, while market choices. ourselves in providing intelligent and the market meaningful analysis. Despite Active Energy by providing Management not being We develop strategies that fulfill client goals custom, active our sole approach to and create lasting energy solutions energy procurement partnerships. solutions, we see it as through We specialize in: superior market the most fundamental • Energy purchasing & knowledge.” and sound approach to contracting risk management and • Billing & tariff analysis market optimization. • Green power initiatives Regardless of how • Renewable energy transactions we support your effort, our • Providing a strategic approach to commitment to our customers is mitigating risk simple. Actively working with our clients allows us to maintain a customer driven focus, provide intelligent and meaningful analysis, and to develop a strategy that fulfills all of your goals while creating a long term partnership.

Stefan Nasstrom 732.361.7244

Energy Choices...Managed Risk The Solution | Quarterly | April | 3

Spotlight On NAES GPAGPA in PLACE NAES in place for


Contact our NAES


For details on how Eneractive

One More Tri inspires

POWER PLANT SOLUTIONS can help execute


first ever national event for SONJ

plant’s projects

Last year featured the first ever national-level Special Olympics triathlon competition, where New Jersey fielded a team of 16 triathletes, including both the top male and female finishers. Bill Chaney, NAES Account Manager P: 732.988.8850 | F: 732.988.9596

Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

Horseshoe Casino Baltimore took home the President’s Choice Award at the USGBC Maryland Chapter’s 10th Annual Wintergreen Awards for Excellence in Green Building. The Wintergreen Awards are held each year to commemorate excellence in high performance, sustainable design, community impact, and green building initiatives.

takes home the gold! Eneractive Solutions was contracted by Lorax Partnerships as a commissioning agent for the project, which totaled $442 million and included 122,000 square feet of gaming space, and a 20,000 square foot marketplace. Horseshoe Casino Baltimore is also one

of the only LEED Gold Casinos in the country. Congratulations to both Lorax Partnerships and Horseshoe Casino for a job well done. We are proud to have been involved with such an amazing project! Read USGBCMD’s Press Release here.

Last year’s One More Tri was the culminating race for Special Olympics New Jersey’s triathletes, many of whom first started training in the sport in 2013 in preparation for the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games, held in New Jersey last summer. Not only is One More Tri a race that nearly 400 participants look forward to every year, it’s also unique in that it features Special Olympics athletes competing alongside everyone else. The race embraces the idea that sports can unify all of us. For more information about Special Olympics New Jersey please visit View the triathlon photos from the 2014 USA Games

Horseshoe Casino (source: CP Executive)

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Specialty Presentation: CFO Challenges: The Life Cycle Cost of Energy vs Technology Specialty Presentation: Energy Management with Technology: Virtual Energy Management Specialty Presentation: Challenges to the Sustainability Movement for Hospitals Track 3: Business & Financial Landscape in Healthcare, Standards, Managing Facility Risk Specialty Presentation: Leadership in Chaos Track 4: Renewables in Healthcare, Hospital & Healthcare Trends, Options for Enhanced Facility Management Closing Keynote: Hospital Energy Efficiency View Full Schedule is the Best Prescription


Atlantic City, NJ


Tropicana Casino & Resort

Opening Keynote: Deepak Chopra: Unlocking your Potential for Greatness as a Visionary Leader in Transforming Landscapes Track 1: Grants & Rebates (Free Money), Technology, Policy Track 2: Operations, Energy Master Planning, Buildings


June 17-19


Presentation & Speaking Track Schedule:

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New Speakers: Traci Totino, PH.D., d.d. President and ceo,

tnt educational services

Grants & Rebates Track: Grant Opportunities & Writing

Catherine Luthin president,

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Grants & Rebates Track: Grants & Rebates: NY

Manager of commercial & industrial energy efficiency programs at con edison & presidentelect of ashrae’s ny chapter, Standards Track: Energy Efficiency and Infrastructure Improvement Programs in the Healthcare Setting

Mark wiener Senior Director,

Alvarez & marsal

Business & Financial Landscape in Healthcare Track: Impacts of Merger & Acquisition (M&A) Activity in the Healthcare Space

Kathia Benitez energy program manager,

T:732.443.0305 F:732.988.9596

Dave Pospisil

New yorkpresbyterian hospital

Business & Financial Landscapes in Healthcare Track: Crafting Your Approach to a Reduced Carbon Footprint

More on our Speakers

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Empoweractive EMPOWERACTIVE 2015

Transforming Healthcare into the future

Thank you to our sponsors & partners!

In just a few months, the energy and healthcare communities will unite for three days to collaboratively address the healthcare environment, culture, efficiency, & performance. Funds raised from this event will directly benefit MedShare via their Container Program. Through a Special partnership with the First Lady of the Republic of Guinea, Djene Kaba Condé, we will sponsor and send a fortyEmpoweractive is a foot shipping container of medical supplies registered 501(c)(3) nonand equipment valued at $200,000 USD to a profit organization. A portion hospital in need in the Republic of Guinea in of sponsorship, booth, and ticket West Africa. sales are treated as donations

Join the movement!



and may be considered tax deductible.

Who Attends?

• Hospital Administrators (CEO, CFO, etc.) • Engineering Directors & Managers • Facility & Energy Managers • Construction Professionals • Architectural Professionals • Sustainability Professionals • Green Healthcare Professionals


Healthcare Facilities Management Society of NJ

Who Exhibits?

• Energy products & service companies • HVAC companies • Building services • Utility companies • Medical suppliers


Join the industry’s most well-respected thought leaders and professionals as we shape the future of healthcare and energy! Don’t miss out!

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Register Now for CleanMed 2015 CleanMed 2015 is coming, and this year we are raising the bar! The CleanMed Conference & Exhibition is THE premier sustainability event for the health care sector. You’ll learn about the latest trends from thought-provoking speakers, make new and renew current connections with peers and suppliers, and bring back ideas you can implement immediately for significant cost savings. Remember—Practice Greenhealth members receive significant discounts on regular conference pricing! Join today.

CleanMed is a better value than ever. Here’s what’s included in 2015: Prime networking opportunities to share, learn, and celebrate successes. CleanMed general sessions and more than 50 education sessions to choose from Access to more than 100 vendors on the tradeshow floor. Conference meals, including an exhibit hall reception, two full breakfasts and two lunches. Special discounted hotel rate at one of two carefully selected conference host hotels. Interactive mobile app and iPad networking device for each participant. Ability to earn the many types of CEUs—CDRs, CMEs, CNEs, and other continuing education credits!

Join your colleagues and friends at CleanMed 2015!

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What’s Next Event Reminders May 12-14, CleanMed 2015 — Portland, OR

NAES O&M Manager’s conference Tuesday, May 19th Dallas, TX

Eneractive’s President & CEO, Dan Weeden, and VP of Eneractive’s Power Plant Solutions Division, Bill Gretta, will be attending this year’s event - stop by their table for some sure to be enthralling dialogue & conversation! The fair will be held on Tuesday, May 19th at the Embassy Suites Dallas – Outdoor World in Grapevine, TX. Attendees expected to attend are NAES Plant and HQ employees.

More info

May 12-13, Energy Efficiency Global Forum (EE Global) — Washington, DC More info

June 15-19, New York Energy Week —New York, NY

Haystack Connect 2015 Monday, May 18th-Wednesday, May 20th Colorado Springs, CO

Eneractive’s Energy Technologies Division (E-Tech Team) will be attending Haystack Connect 2015. Haystack Connect is an annual conference that unites automation and Internet of Things (IoT) professionals to “learn and share the latest techniques for connecting systems and using data to advance the efficiency of buildings, equipment systems and processes.” Learn more about Haystack Connect 2015





Sunday, September 20th Asbury Park, NJ Break out your running shoes! It’s never too early to start training for the 4th Annual One More Tri Triathlon.

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June 17-19, Empoweractive 2015 - Transforming Healthcare into the Future - Conference & Tradeshow — Atlantic City, NJ More info

June 27-July 1, ASHRAE Annual Conference—Atlanta, GA Register to attend

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About Us ENERActive is an independent energy consulting and engineering firm specializing in the analysis, design, development, and implementation of energy conservation projects. Staffed with highly tenured professionals from the energy engineering and energy project development fields, we have the capability to not only identify energy conservation measures, but our history of bringing these projects full circle to completion has given us a track record of performance that ensures all projects are assessed, developed, and implemented in a manner which consistently exceeds the expectations of our clients. HEADQUARTERS 700 Mattison Avenue, Suite A | Asbury Park, NJ 07712 t: 732-988-8850 | f: 732-988-9596 NEW YORK 150 Broadway, 8th Fl., Suite 802 | New York, NY 10038 t: 212-269-2302 | f: 917-460-7365 MARYLAND 7001 Muirkirk Meadows Drive, Suite E | Beltsville, MD 20705 t: 301-210-9560 | f: 301-210-9561 POWER PLANT SOLUTIONS 42 West Main Street, Suite 1 | Clinton, NJ 08809 t: 732-988-8850 ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES DIVISION 516A First Street | Shenandoah, VA 22849 t: 540-434-1178 | f: 540-434-1178 |

The Solution | Quarterly | April 2015

The Solution - Issue 09  

Say goodbye to winter and hello to spring with Issue 09 of The Solution, featuring special updates on Empoweractive 2015 - Transforming Heal...

The Solution - Issue 09  

Say goodbye to winter and hello to spring with Issue 09 of The Solution, featuring special updates on Empoweractive 2015 - Transforming Heal...