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Welcome to the 20th annual

Electro Technology Expo! Once again, we are excited to bring together energy experts to share with you their electric technologies, applications, products and services. With 22 quality presentations and over 23 vendors, we feel confident that you will experience a value packed event with topics covering electrical code updates, energy efficiency and electric technologies to increase the value and comfort of a home or business. This event would not happen without the partnership of several organizations. Business partners include: • Black Hills Energy • West River Electric Association • Border States Electric • Crescent Electric • Dakota Supply Group • GenPro Energy Solutions • Western Area Power Administration We would also like to thank our Electro-Technology Expo Events Committee. The Committee spent many hours ensuring that you receive the best presentations and a quality event. Committee members are Matt Koupal, Jessica Oliveto, Travis Powerie, and Brian Munsell from Black Hills Energy; Adam Daigle, Veronica Kusser, Willy Nohr, Jared Stalley, and Robert Raker from West River Electric Association; Jeffrey Smith and Gene Mantei from Border States Electric; Ken Herman and James Sullivan from Crescent Electric; Dic Chiolis and Julie Wood from Dakota Supply Group; and GenPro Energy Solutions.

Matt Koupal Black Hills Energy

Robert Raker West River Electric Association


2020 Electro-Technology Expo Presentation Schedule – January 16, 2020 CODE CLASS TIME REGISTRATION

NO-CODE CLASS

NON- CODE CLASS

SYLVAN 1

SYLVAN 2 LEGION 1 7:00 A.M. ELECTRICAL CODE CLASS 6:30 A.M

SESSION 1 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

ELECTRICAL CODE TRAINING Tables in Article 250 Jeff Larus City of Rapid City

REGISTRATION

REMAINING CLASSES 7:30 A.M

8:00-8:15 a.m.

BREAK & EXHIBITOR SHOWCASE

SESSION 2 8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.

LEGION 2

Lighting and the Human Connection Future of Lighting Cory Clarke Acuity

Be Prepared for the ECM Motor Transition Part I Wes Hofkamp Johnstone

9:15-9:30 a.m.

ELECTRICAL CODE TRAINING Artilce 250 and Code Updates Jeff Larus City of Rapid City

Advanced Energy Design Guides – Going Beyond Minimum Standards Ronald E. Jarnagin | ASHREA

WELCOME – BHE and WREA Future of Demand Control Bill Brayden Brayden Automation

Be Prepared for the ECM Motor Transition Part II Wes Hofkamp Johnstone

ELECTRICAL CODE TRAINING – Drives and Harmonics 101 Ron Jacobson | Border States Electric & Shawn Harris | Rockwell Automation

ASHRAE’s Headquarters Renovation – What Happens When the Leaders Try to Do it Right Ronald E. Jarnagin | ASHRAE

SESSION 4 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Lighting the Control Narrative Jerry Kraft JTH

Troubleshooting Electric Motors Wes Hofkamp Johnstone

Future of Battery Technology Olaf Lohr Sonnen Batteries

Standard 90.1- Past, Present and Future

LUNCH 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The State of the Black Hills Economy Jared McEntaffer, PhD Regional Economist Black Hills Knowledge Network

SESSION 3 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

10:30-10:45a.m.

1:00-1:15 p.m. SESSION 5 1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Lighting Technologies: A look into design, function and glare. Todd Quinian Acuity

4:45-5:00 p.m. SESSION 8 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Heat Pump Boiler Systems Loren Larson Electro Industries

Solar Market Trends and Battery Storage Sara Lynn Pesek GenPro

Beneficial Electrification Carl Samuelson, C.E.M MichaelsEnergy

BREAK & EXHIBITOR SHOWCASE

LED Dimming Compatibility Jerry Kraft JTH

3:30-3:45 p.m. SESSION 7 3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.

WHAT WE’RE DOING ABOUT IT Tom Johnson CEO Elevate Rapid City

BREAK & EXHIBITOR SHOWCASE

2:15-2:30 p.m. SESSION 6 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

&

Ronald E. Jarnagin | ASHRAE

Hydronic In-Floor Heat Done Right Jeff Medley Winnelson

ELECTRICAL CODE TRAINING – Generators and Transfer Switches Briggs and Straton

EV Fast Charging Networks Jim Losleben Zef Energy

BREAK & EXHIBITOR SHOWCASE Rebates Adam Daigle & Brian Munsell & Lance Lookwood WREA, BHE, USDA

Troubleshooting Heat Pumps Travis Powrie BHE

ELECTRICAL CODE TRAINING – VFDs and Harmonics Part I Roderick Harvey | MTE

EXHIBITOR SHOWCASE ELECTRICAL CODE TRAINING Drive and Harmonics Part II & III Roderick Harvey | MTE

Radiant Heating Kirk Sharp Radiant Systems


Exhibitors ACUITY BRAND LIGHTING INC. One Lithonia Way Conyers, GA 30012 770-922-9000 Cory.clarke@acuitybrands.com ASHREA Black Hills Chapter http://www.blackhillsashrae.org/ BATTERIES PLUS 2060 W. Main St. Suite 1 Rapid City, SD 57702 605-718-6000 www.batteriesplus.com BLACK HILLS ENERGY PO Box 1400 Rapid City, SD 57709 605-721-3200 www.blackhillsenergy.com BLACK HILLS HOME BUILDERS 3121 W Chicago St Rapid City, SD 57702 605-348-7850 membership@BlackHillsHomeBuilders.com BORDER STATES ELECTRIC 3100 East Mall Dr Rapid City, SD 57701 605-348-5104 JCSmith@borderstates.com BRAYDEN AUTOMATION CORP 6230 Aviation Cir Loveland, CO 80538 970-461-9600 bill@brayden.com CRESCENT ELECTIC SUPPLY 317 Maple Ave Rapid City, SD 57701 605-342-7913 James.Sullivan@cesco.com DAKOTA SUPPLY GROUP 1936 Marlin Dr Rapid City, SD 57703 605-348-7100 jwood@dsginc.biz ELECTRO INDUSTRIES 2150 West River St. Montichello, MN 55362 763-295-4138 www.electromn.com GENPRO ENERGY SOLUTIONS 13261 Timberline Plaza, Ste B Piedmont, SD 57769 605-610-1580 molly@genproenergy.com JTH LIGHTING ALLIANCE 6885 146th St W Apple Valley, MN 55124 toddr@jthlighting.com

952-223-6322

KLEIN TOOLS 6476 City West Parkway Eden Prairie, MN 55344 612-387-2154 mkujawa@ecs-sale.com NORTHWEST PIPE FITTING 2309 W Omaha St Rapid City, SD 57702 605-342-5587 mmitzel@northwestpipe.com RADIANT SYSTEMS PO Box 47 Valentine, NE 69201 800-314-9303 sharp@inebraska.com INNORAYMOND Will Hansen will@raymondinnovations.com www.thesoftstarter.com SONNEN BATTERIES 10800 Burbank Blvd. Ste C Los Angeles, California 91601 o.lohr@sonnen-batterie.com SOUTH DAKOTA ELECTRICAL COUNCIL Black Hills Chapter PO Box 874 Rapid City, SD 57709 USDA 414 E Stumer Rd Rapid City, SD 57701 605-342-0301 Jolene.pravecek@sd.usda.gov WEST RIVER ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION PO Box 3486 Rapid City, SD 57709 605-393-1500 www.westriver.com WINSUPPLY OF RAPID CITY 1525 Samco Rd, Unit C Rapid City, SD 57702 605-399-3990 WINAIR OF RAPID CITY 1525 Samco Rd, Unit C Rapid City, SD 57702 605-341-0400


2020 Electro Technology Expo’s Keynote Speakers State of The Local Economy

and What is Elevate’s Strategy to Influence It

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Sylvan 1 Lighting and the Human Connection

Controlling Electrical Demand

(1 Non-Code Hour)

(1 Non-Code Hour)

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Sylvan 1 1 8:15 to 9:15 a.m.

Cory Clarke | Director of Total Solutions, Acuity Brands Lighting

Overview: This presentation will cover common best practices for lighting and how that interfaces with the human connection. Cory has worked as an electrical engineer in the Chicagoland area between 1998 and 2012 with a primary focus in education, retail and industrial design before he joined Acuity Brands as a lead application engineer to further develop and improve the Acuity Controls services and support department. His expertise in electrical/mechanical systems, construction methodology and various facets of the construction industry has set a foundation for the journey to his current position of Total Solutions Director. The perpetual advancement of lighting and controls technology, energy code implementation and industry challenges are the focus of his initiatives to educate and support. About the Speaker:

. About the Company: Acuity Brands (NYSE: AYI) is a global

technology manufacturer, driving the most innovative and comprehensive portfolio of lighting products, controls, software, and services. We are the North American market leader and one of the world's leading providers of lighting solutions for both indoor and outdoor applications. We are transforming the IoT and smart lighting landscape to help redefine how people live, work, and play.

Sylvan 1 2 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Bill Brayden, Owner, Brayden Automation

Overview: This presentation will explain the basics of electric demand, including how demand is measured and how you are billed for demand. It will also provide examples of demand control applications and show how it is determined if a building or home is a good candidate for demand control. About the Speaker: Bill Brayen is a Colorado native and a graduate of Colorado State University. Bill Has worked for over 35 years in the energy management industry. His primary focus and specialty lies in Customer Peak Demand Management. Bill is passionate about creating quality technology that will help customers lower their peak demand and electric bill. About the Company: Since 1978 Brayden Automation Corporation has been helping utilities and their customers use energy more efficiently with Energy Sentry demand management systems, and demand monitors and software. Over 30,000 residential demand controllers and 800 commercial and industrial demand management systems have been installed in the U.S. to reduce end-use peak demand. In addition to the Energy Sentry product line, Brayden Automation also produces energy management software like EnergyAccess and PulseConnex, as well as, Wirelynx power line carriers. All products are manufactured in the US at corporate headquarters in Loveland, CO.

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Sylvan 1 Lighting the Control Narrative (1 Non-Code Hour)

Lighting Technologies: A look into design, function and glare. (1 Non-Code Hour)

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Sylvan 1 3 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. Jerald Kraft, Rigging and Project Specialist, JTH Lighting Alliance

Overview: With all that modern lighting systems are

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Sylvan 1 4 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. Todd Quinian, Energy Systems Manager, Acuity Brands

capable of, writing a Control Intent has become an essential part of the specification process. This course will discuss ways of tackling this deliverable and give tips on how to write a Control Intent that will setup your commissioning team for success.

Overview: This presentation will look into designing a lighting system for various applications depending on the requirements and the intended purpose of the space. How do you taking into consideration the caveats including glare.

About the Speaker: Jerald Kraft – Jerald Kraft is the Rigging and Project specialist for JTH Lighting Alliance and the lead of our controls group, He has over 25 year experience in lighting controls along with performance rigging manufacturing and installation. He serves on ESTA working groups that develop ANSI standards for a variety of applications. On most weekends he is busy working with his local troop of Boy Scouts.

About the Speaker:

About the Company: JTH Lighting Alliance, an independent manufacturer's representative agency, has been earning client’s trust and industry partners since 1988. Our independent status allows us to provide our clients the unique opportunity to choose the best products from a wide range of leading manufacturers in the lighting industry without the restrictions normally imposed by larger corporate partners. With many years of experience among our seasoned sales professionals, we offer a wealth of expertise to apply to the most demanding applications. We are committed to providing in-depth knowledge of new products, trends and emerging technologies.

Todd Quinlan graduated from the University of Colorado with an emphasis in Lighting & Architectural Engineering. For nearly 25 years he has worked in the industry as a Lighting Designer, Lighting Agent, and in Manufacturer Sales. Todd’s broad understanding of the lighting industry, history and emerging technologies helps him promote complete illumination systems from the luminaire to the controls and IoT environment they are being installed into. About the Company: Acuity Brands (NYSE: AYI) is a global

technology manufacturer, driving the most innovative and comprehensive portfolio of lighting products, controls, software, and services. We are the North American market leader and one of the world's leading providers of lighting solutions for both indoor and outdoor applications. We are transforming the IoT and smart lighting landscape to help redefine how people live, work, and play

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Sylvan 1 LED Dimming Compatibility

Rebates!

(1 Non-Code Hour)

(1 Non-Code Hour)

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Sylvan 1 5 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Jerald Kraft, Rigging and Project Specialist, JTH Lighting Alliance

Sylvan 1 6 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. PMI

Overview: Compatibility between LED fixture technology and dimming and control systems is often a challenge in the specification and implementation process of many lighting systems. Our presenters will review how they have recognized this challenge and provided a method for their customers to evaluate and determine the best possible control solution for their designs. By using clearly defined terms and accessible metrics, they can assist in determining the best combination of control products with various LED fixtures. This program will provide a brief overview of the components of LED fixtures and various methods of control, followed by a review of the testing methods used to identify dimming compatibility and inrush considerations.

About the Speaker:

Jerald Kraft – Jerald Kraft is the Rigging and Project specialist for JTH Lighting Alliance and the lead of our controls group, He has over 25 year experience in lighting controls along with performance rigging manufacturing and installation. He serves on ESTA working groups that develop ANSI standards for a variety of applications. On most weekends he is busy working with his local troop of Boy Scouts. About the Company: JTH Lighting Alliance, an independent manufacturer's representative agency, has been earning client’s trust and industry partners since 1988. Our independent status allows us to provide our clients the unique opportunity to choose the best products from a wide range of leading manufacturers in the lighting industry without the restrictions normally imposed by larger corporate partners. With many years of experience among our seasoned sales professionals, we offer a wealth of expertise to apply to the most demanding applications. We are committed to providing indepth knowledge of new products, trends and emerging technologies..

Overview: This presentation will highlight West River Electric and Black Hills Energy’s current rebates and learn about the REAP program offered by USDA Rural Development, which is a loan and grant program for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. Adam Daigle is a marketing representative for WREA. Daigle attended Black Hills State University for 2 years, 1 year at Western Dakota Tech and 3 years at IEC. After passing his journeyman electricians test, he worked in the electrical field for 12 years. Adam has been in the role of estimator, project manager and foreman on various industrial and commercial jobs. About the Speakers:

Brian Munsell is the Energy Efficiency Program Coordinator for Black Hills Energy and has been with BHE since May of 2019. He helps to educate residential and commercial customers about the rebates offered through the different Energy Efficiency programs. Brian holds a Business Administration – Marketing degree from NAU and is currently pursuing his MBA at Black Hills State University.

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Sylvan 2 Be Prepared for the ECM Motor Transition Part I

Be Prepared for the ECM Motor Transition Part II

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Sylvan 2 1 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. Wes Kofkamp | Johnstone Supply

Overview: This presentation will explain the basics of electric motor in the present and where they are going in the future. Moreover, how to be prepared for the future. About the Speaker: Wes has over 25 years of sales and support experience, as well as vendor training at Johnstone Supply, Wes has acquired a vast knowledge of how to find a replacement motor for that motor without a label and to determine why motors fail and has become the go-to person and trainer for motors. Wes is NATE certified in: Gas Heat, Air Conditioning, Air to Air Heat Pump, Air Distribution About the Company: Since 1978 Brayden Automation Corporation has been helping utilities and their customers use energy more efficiently with Energy Sentry demand management systems, and demand monitors and software. Over 30,000 residential demand controllers and 800 commercial and industrial demand management systems have been installed in the U.S. to reduce enduse peak demand. In addition to the Energy Sentry product line, Brayden Automation also produces energy management software like EnergyAccess and PulseConnex, as well as, Wirelynx power line carriers. All products are manufactured in the US at corporate headquarters in Loveland, CO.

Sylvan 2 2 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wes Kofkamp | Johnstone Supply

Overview: This presentation will explain the basics of electric motor in the present and where they are going in the future. Moreover, how to be prepared for the future. About the Speaker: Wes has over 25 years of sales and support experience, as well as vendor training at Johnstone Supply, Wes has acquired a vast knowledge of how to find a replacement motor for that motor without a label and to determine why motors fail and has become the go-to person and trainer for motors. Wes is NATE certified in: Gas Heat, Air Conditioning, Air to Air Heat Pump, Air Distribution About the Company: Since 1978 Brayden Automation Corporation has been helping utilities and their customers use energy more efficiently with Energy Sentry demand management systems, and demand monitors and software. Over 30,000 residential demand controllers and 800 commercial and industrial demand management systems have been installed in the U.S. to reduce end-use peak demand. In addition to the Energy Sentry product line, Brayden Automation also produces energy management software like Energy Access and Pulse Connex, as well as, Wirelynx power line carriers. All products are manufactured in the US at corporate headquarters in Loveland, CO. .

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Sylvan 2 Air to Air Heat Pump Boiler Systems

Hydronic In-Floor Heat Done Right

(1 Non-Code Hour)

(1 Non-Code Hour)

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Sylvan 2 3 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. Wes Kofkamp | Johnstone Supply

Overview: This presentation will explain the basics of electric motor in the present and where they are going in the future. Moreover, how to be prepared for the future. About the Speaker: Wes has over 25 years of sales and support experience, as well as vendor training at Johnstone Supply, Wes has acquired a vast knowledge of how to find a replacement motor for that motor without a label and to determine why motors fail and has become the go-to person and trainer for motors. Wes is NATE certified in: Gas Heat, Air Conditioning, Air to Air Heat Pump, Air Distribution About the Company: Since 1978 Brayden Automation Corporation has been helping utilities and their customers use energy more efficiently with Energy Sentry demand management systems, and demand monitors and software. Over 30,000 residential demand controllers and 800 commercial and industrial demand management systems have been installed in the U.S. to reduce end-use peak demand. In addition to the Energy Sentry product line, Brayden Automation also produces energy management software like Energy Access and Pulse Connex, as well as, Wirelynx power line carriers. All products are manufactured in the US at corporate headquarters in Loveland, CO.

Sylvan 2 4 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. Loren Larson | Electro Industries

Overview: Attendees will gain a better understanding of the comparison of unlike energy sources that will help them speak with confidence to homeowners or building owners on the many benefits of electric heating technologies. They will learn the value of electric heating costs comparisons that that will bridge the gap with natural gas or propane energy sources. Attendees will walk away with a good understanding of the applications of Electro Industries products and how the NorAireÂŽ Air to Water Heat Pump Boiler can provide homeowners energy costs that will rival propane and compare with natural gas energy costs. About the Speaker: Loren is a sales manager for Electro Industries located in Monticello, MN. Electro Industries is a national leader in manufacturing electric boilers, Make-Up Air systems, Plenum Heaters and the energy efficient NorAireÂŽ Air to Water Heat Pump Boiler. In his role, Loren is responsible for a nationwide network of sales representatives and is responsible for business strategies to grow electric heating sales through various market channels. About the Company: As a company, we are continually seeking ways to improve upon and create new products to help our customers better manage their comfort and energy needs.

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Sylvan 2 Air to Air Heat Pump Boiler Systems

Troubleshooting Heat Pumps

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Sylvan 2 5 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Jeff Medley | Winsupply

Overview: This presentation is to provide assistance in understanding the importance of doing a proper design and what goes into providing a quality radiant floor heating system. There is actually a lot to it, other than just putting tubing in at 12� on center spacing. About the Speaker: Jeff Medley has been involved in the

plumbing, HVAC and electrical industry in the west river South Dakota area since 1979. He has extensive training in hydronic radiant floor heating industry and is actively involved in the design of hydronic radiant floor heat systems. Jeff currently works with several area contractors and Engineers on projects involving hydronic radiant floor heating systems. Jeff has attended several radiant floor heat training classes and continues to do continued education in the design and installation of hydronic radiant floor / hot water boiler systems. Jeff works closely with area contractors with training their employees and keeping them up to date on industry advancements. He has been involved in several hydronic radiant floor heat systems that has been installed over the last 18 years. He has developed a reputation with area contractors and Engineers as a person who shows compassion for systems being installed correctly and has many systems installed today working well and providing the comfort and energy savings the end user is paying for.

Sylvan 2 6 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. Travis Powrie | BHE

Overview: This presentation will cover the basic techniques required to identify and fix an air source heat pump. Adam Daigle is a marketing representative for WREA. Daigle attended Black Hills State University for 2 years, 1 year at Western Dakota Tech and 3 years at IEC. After passing his journeyman electricians test, he worked in the electrical field for 12 years. Adam has been in the role of estimator, project manager and foreman on various industrial and commercial jobs. About the Speakers:

Brian Munsell is the Energy Efficiency Program Coordinator for Black Hills Energy and has been with BHE since May of 2019. He helps to educate residential and commercial customers about the rebates offered through the different Energy Efficiency programs. Brian holds a Business Administration – Marketing degree from NAU and is currently pursuing his MBA at Black Hills State University.

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Legion 1 Tables in Article 250 of the NEC

Drives and Harmonics 101

(2 Code Hours)

(1 Code Hour)

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Legion 1 1 7:00 to 9:15 a.m. Jeff Larus, Building Inspector, City of Rapid City

Overview: This presentation will consist of lecture and a custom power point presentation based on the Tables in Article 250 of the National Electric Code. Jeff will highlight which applications require the use of what particular table. About the Speaker: Jeff Larus, City of Rapid City Building Inspector, has worked for the City since 1990 and currently performs mostly Electrical and Mechanical inspections. Jeff holds Certifications from the International Code Council as a Combination Inspector, Electrical and Mechanical Plans Examiner, and the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Office in the areas of Plumbing and Mechanical inspection. Jeff also holds a South Dakota Inspectors License and a Rapid City Masters License. Jeff is currently the President of the South Dakota Electrical Council along with the President of the Black Hills Chapter of the South Dakota Electrical Council. Jeff enjoys teaching continuing education classes for the council along with teaching for Steve Arne at AETech.

Legion 1 2 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Ron Jacobson, Drive Product Manager, Border States Electric

Overview: This presentation will focus on variable frequency drives & motors. Specifically a broad overview of harmonics and mitigation of harmonics. About the Speaker: Ron Jacobson, Drive Product Manager, Border States Electric has over 19 years with Border States Electric. He leads a team providing presentations and demonstrations on frequency drives & motors, pricing, project management, harmonics and mitigation. About the Company: Border States is the seventh largest electrical distributor in the United States, providing innovative supply chain products and services to the construction, industrial and utility markets. We're a 100 percent employee-owned company made up of approximately 2,500 employees spread throughout our Branch Support Center in Fargo, ND, as well as more than 100 branch locations across the country

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Legion 1 Batteries - Now And In The Future. (1 Non-Code Hour)

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Legion 1 3 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. Olaf Lohr, Utility Relations | Sonnen Inc.

Solar Market Trends & Battery Storage (1 Non-Code Hour)

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Legion 1 4 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. Sara Pesek | GenPro

Overview: This presentation will focus on current

Overview: This presentation will look at the implementation of the first Net Zero Mobile Home Community in the US – McKnight Lane in Vermont with GMP, that features a utility interactive battery storage VPP from sonnen, and the Smart Home Study with Itron featuring 30 sonnen systems in SDG&E, with the goal to counter the Duck Curve through smart energy management of BTM assets. About the Speaker: Business development consultant with experience in marketing and sales, media buying, customer acquisition and retention, membership relations. Particularly interested and experienced in non-profit, clothing industry, sports, automotive. Experience with start-ups, business reorientation, improving membership and customer relations. About the Company: At sonnen, our mission is to "provide clean, affordable, and reliable energy for all". With over 18,000 sonnenBatterie systems installed worldwide, sonnen is a proven global leader in intelligent energy management solutions that provide greater energy control for residential customers - turning houses into smart energy homes. The sleek, all-in-one sonnenBatterie system is the key to enabling customers to increase solar self-consumption, reduce peak energy usage and backup household power during grid outages, and providing a dispatchable, distributed energy resource for grid operators – contributing to a cleaner and more reliable energy future.

and future solar market trends. Sara will cover project modeling and solar development strategy, as well as providing solar analytics. Sara will also discuss integrating batteries into a solar system. About the Speaker: Sara Lynn Pesek joined GenPro in March 2018 with deep experience in renewable energy in both project deployment as well as market trends and research. Her interest in energy policy brought her to GenPro in the company's first Government Affairs position, and that role has grown to encompass corporate development and finance more broadly. Today she supports both the Sales and Development teams with project finance modeling and business development strategy, as well as providing business analytics for the company as a whole. Sara spent much of her earlier career in India, working at the intersection of rural development, clean technology, and social enterprise. As India head for Bloomberg New Energy Finance between 2008-2010, she opened their India office and started a new stream of research focused on emerging market and policy trends in the region. Also in India, she worked for a biofuels company and a solar developer, and most recently worked in India, Tanzania, and Myanmar for a research lab at MIT, focused on comparative evaluations of clean tech products used in rural development settings, such as water quality test kits, solar lanterns, and solar pumps.

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Legion 1 Generators and Transfer Switches (1 Code Hour)

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Legion 1 5 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Lars Bingham, Sales Manager, Briggs & Stratton

VFDs and Harmonics 201Part I (1 Code Hour)

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Legion 1 7 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. Briggs & Stratton

Overview: This presentation will focus on variable

Overview: This presentation will focus partly on Briggs & Stratton Power Management, when it’s required by NEC Article 445 (Generators) and how it differs from other power management in regard to home standby generation, including a simulated power outage and how the power management will work. It will also cover their Direct Power ATS that connects directly to the meter and the various benefits to utilizing this type of transfer switch.

Lars is the Territory Sales Manager for Briggs & Stratton Home Standby Generators. Lars has worked in the power industry for the past 7 years. He began by renting load banks with ComRent where he learned how to design load bank arrays to test everything from delicate lab equipment, to full-scale data centers, and even substations. It was there that he developed a passion for all things energy related. This passion has been moved into the home arena and understanding all things related to home standby power generation. About the Company: Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG), headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is focused on providing power to get work done and make people's lives better. Briggs & Stratton is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation.

frequency drives & motors. Specifically, a more detailed view of harmonics and mitigation of harmonics.

Roderick Harvey joined Teal Electronics’ power distribution test group in 2008. His responsibilities included power quality performance and agency safety certifications. When Teal merged with MTE, he moved into the Application Engineering position, including agency compliance engineer for all product lines. Rod has over 30 years of experience in electrical/electronics’ engineering beginning in 1983. He has a comprehensive background in industrial components, with experience in both electrical, mechanical and power quality devices. About the Speaker:

About the Company: MTE Corporation was formed in

1982 by bringing together Milwaukee Transformer Co., Transformer Design Inc. and Milwaukee Electronics Corp. – companies that specialized in different fields of magnetics and transformer designs and were long established in their respective fields. MTE vaulted into a leadership role in power quality with its unique AC reactor design and passive filter expertise. We continued to grow as a global leader with innovative Harmonic Filters, Motor Protection Filters and Sinewave Filters

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Legion 1 (South Dakota Electrical Council Evening Class) VFDs and Harmonics 201Parts II & III (2 Code Hours)

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Legion 1 4 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Roderick Harvey, Compliance Engineer at MTE

Overview: This presentation will focus on variable frequency drives & motors. Specifically, motor use with and without VFDs. Standard solutions for the line side and load side and also power quality concerns. Overview:

Roderick Harvey joined Teal Electronics’ power distribution test group in 2008. His responsibilities included power quality performance and agency safety certifications. When Teal merged with MTE, he moved into the Application Engineering position, including agency compliance engineer for all product lines. Rod has over 30 years of experience in electrical/electronics’ engineering beginning in 1983. He has a comprehensive background in industrial components, with experience in both electrical, mechanical and power quality devices. About the Speaker:

MTE Corporation was formed in 1982 by bringing together Milwaukee Transformer Co., Transformer Design Inc. and Milwaukee Electronics Corp. – companies that specialized in different fields of magnetics and transformer designs and were long established in their respective fields. MTE vaulted into a leadership role in power quality with its unique AC reactor design and passive filter expertise. We continued to grow as a global leader with innovative Harmonic Filters, Motor Protection Filters and Sinewave Filters About the Company:

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Legion 2 Advanced Energy Design Guides – Going Beyond Minimum Standards (1 Non-Code Hour)

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Legion 2 1 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. Ronald E. Jarnagin | ASHREA

Overview: The Advanced Energy Design Guide (AEDG) series of documents is one of the most popular in ASHRAE’s history with well over a 500,000 copies in circulation. Focused on providing clear guidance for achieving 30% and 50% energy savings in smaller commercial buildings, the AEDGs meet the need for a large number of projects where project budgets and design professionals might be in short supply. The presenter chaired the initial AEDG for Small Offices as well as 3 additional guides and will offer perspectives on the partnership that contributed to the guides, the intent of the guides and how practitioners can apply the guides. About the Speaker: Mr. Jarnagin has been involved in energy-related research and development activities for over 35 years. His background is diverse, including work in the areas of fluid flow, power plants, automotive and transportation systems, HVAC systems, energy use in buildings, smart grid activities and energy standards development. About the Company: ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is a global society advancing human well-being through sustainable technology for the built environment. The Society and its members focus on building systems, energy efficiency indoor air quality, refrigeration and sustainability within the industry. Through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education, ASHRAE shapes tomorrow’s built environment today.

ASHRAE’s Headquarters Renovation – What Happens When the Leaders Try to Do it Right (1 Non-Code Hour)

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Legion 2 2 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Ronald E. Jarnagin | ASHREA

Overview: ASHRAE recently dedicated a complete renovation of its headquarters building in Atlanta. The renovation targeted achieving LEEDTM NC Gold as well as LEEDTM EB Gold levels of performance. The renovation project also sought to create a sustainable building that demonstrated various HVAC technologies and also served as a Living Laboratory for the use of its members. The presentation will focus on the design and construction process, the systems installed in the building and preliminary building performance results. We will also take a look at what worked as well as looking at where some of the major surprises occurred. This presentation provides you with all the facts as well as the actual energy usage of the renovated building. The presenter served on the owner’s representative committee for the project. About the Speaker: Mr. Jarnagin has been involved in

energy-related research and development activities for over 35 years. His background is diverse, including work in the areas of fluid flow, power plants, automotive and transportation systems, HVAC systems, energy use in buildings, smart grid activities and energy standards development. About the Company: ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is a global society advancing human well-being through sustainable technology for the built environment. The Society and its members focus on building systems, energy efficiency indoor air quality, refrigeration and sustainability within the industry. Through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education, ASHRAE shapes tomorrow’s built environment today..

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Legion 2 Standard 90.1- Past, Present and Future

Beneficial electrification – What is it and how does this affect me? (1 Non-Code Hour)

Room: Session: Time: Speaker:

Legion 2 3 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. Ronald E. Jarnagin | ASHREA

Overview: Standard 90.1 is ASHRAE’s flagship standard focused on energy efficiency in commercial buildings. The standard is cited in U.S. federal energy legislation and forms the basis for many of the state and local building codes. This presentation will focus on the evolution of Standard 90.1 from its inception in 1975 through the current version. The presenter will then turn attention to development of the 2010 version of the standard targeted at saving 30% more energy than the 2004 version of the standard. Insights into the standards development process will be provided as well the perspective on standards of a previous chair of the 90.1 development committee. The presenter served as the Chair of the committee that wrote the 1999 version of Standard 90.1. (Note: the presentation can address the most recent version of 90.1 which was released in 2013 should the chapter desire this) About the Speaker: Mr. Jarnagin has been involved in energy-

related research and development activities for over 35 years. His background is diverse, including work in the areas of fluid flow, power plants, automotive and transportation systems, HVAC systems, energy use in buildings, smart grid activities and energy standards development. About the Company: ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is a global society advancing human well-being through sustainable technology for the built environment. The Society and its members focus on building systems, energy efficiency indoor air quality, refrigeration and sustainability within the industry. Through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education, ASHRAE shapes tomorrow’s built environment today.

Room: Session: Time: Speaker:

Legion 2 4 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. Carl Samuelson, CEM | Michaels Energy

Overview: Lately, there has been a lot of buzz around beneficial electrification. Home heating, water heating, industrial applications, and especially vehicles have viable electricity-run options that compete with directly burning fossil fuels. In making the switch, sometimes there is a net benefit of reducing costs and reducing overall emissions. In this presentation, we’ll discuss the applications that are frequently considered beneficial to electrify. We’ll talk about some of the drivers that could influence a customer’s decision to choose electric. We’ll talk about ways utilities and contractors can support customers, and the case to be made for societal benefits. We’ll also review some of the pros and cons of beneficial electrification as expressed by industry stakeholders. About the Speaker: Carl Samuelson, C.E.M. is the manager of client solutions at Michaels Energy. Over his 10 years of experience, he has developed an ability to clearly communicate technical information in an engaging manner. He works closely with both endusers and utilities to develop and implement solutions that meet their business needs - strategic energy management, small business programs, research, marketing, recruitment, and program design. Carl currently serves as the President of the Midwest Chapter of AESP, the Association of Energy Service Professionals.

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Legion 2 EV Fast Charging Networks

Wireless Cove Heating

(1 Non-Code Hour)

(1 Non-Code Hour)

Room: Session: Time: Speaker:

Room: Session: Time: Speaker:

Legion 2 5 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Jim Losleben | Zef Energy

Overview: This presentation will address how induction motors have been the workhorse of industrial equipment for decades, and will continue to be the technology used as the prime mover of electric machinery for the future. Many improvements have been made over the years to improve induction motor efficiency and life cycle, but the threats to destroy or reduce the life of motors remain unchanged. The basic considerations for choosing semiconductor motor soft starter equipment will be presented. About the Speaker: Jim Losleben (los leben)– Manufacture Represenative for ZEF Energy Jim was born and raised on a farm in South Central Minnesota. After high school he Gradulated from Oklahoma State University and then Mankato (MN) State University For the last 50+ years, Jim has worked in sales and marketing with companies that supply electric machinery and control systems to electric generation companies. In the last 26 years he has been in Senior Management positions for these companies. Some more recent companies where he worked … BBC (now ABB), for supplying direct Load Management Systems, then on to Cannon Technologies for Direct Load Control Automatic Metering Reading systems , then on to Super Conductivity which supplied super conducting magnets for improving power quality, then on to TenK Solar to supply and manufacture solar systems to build solar farms and now … ZEF Energy for the manufacturing, supplying and owning of Electric Vehicle Car Stations. He has retired twice! (If you would like, you can say … it looks like he has had a very successful career except in retiring! LOL!) For the last year a half he has worked in Business Development for ZEF Energy.

Legion 2 6 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. Kirk Sharp, Owner | Radiant Systems

Overview: This presentation will update Contractors and Engineers on current trends and control technology. To understand Radiant Heat and temperature control, a basic understanding of thermo dynamics, physics and electronic circuit theory is needed. Yes, this already sounds boring, but it won’t be. The key to sales has always been knowledge. The goal here will be to link knowledge to features and benefits. Once we have done that, we apply knowledge to applications which equals the now elated customer. This will be an interactive seminar with the focus on answers to your questions. About the Speaker: Kirk Sharp, an Electronic Engineer, founded Radiant Systems Inc. over 30 years ago in the basement of his home in Omaha, Nebraska. Just a few years prior to that he also founded Sharp Sales and Engineering which was a Manufacture Representative Agency that eventually grew to cover four States. Sharp Sales and Engineering allowed him to work with other engineers for over 20 years solving manufacturing and product design problems relating to industrial, commercial electronic control and heating. Kirk took this knowledge of Electrical design and manufacturing to create Comfort Cove. Today: Radiant Systems Inc. and the American made Comfort Cove brand have grown to become the largest and highest quality manufacture of Cove Heating in the world. The key to success, according to Kirk, has always been common sense: just always be honest, generous and provide performance. The electrical trade has benefited greatly through the use of the Comfort Cove brand. About the Company: Radiant Systems Inc was founded by Kirk Sharp in 1984, located in Valentine NE. Comfort Cove electric radiant heaters are cost effective, energy efficient, and maintenance-free. They will warm your floors and create a comfortable atmosphere of warmth, without the cost and dangers of other heating systems.

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