2009 Kaua’i Energy Conference

December 11, 2009 * Grand Hyatt Kaua`i

Presented by Kaua`i Economic Development Board

With support by: County of Kaua`i Office of Economic Development, Hawaii Renewable Energy Development Venture, KIUC, Kaua`i Coffee, Hawai`i Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT), Pioneer Hi-Bred, Chevron Energy Solutions, Hawaii BioEnergy LLC, Grove Farm Company, Grand Hyatt Kaua`i, Hawai`i Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network, and Kaua`i Chamber of Commerce

Ready to save money by saving energy? Join business, government and community leaders and experts in the energy efficiency sector in this one day conference on the latest tools and resources to wisely manage your electricity use and discover ways you can save green by living green! Learn energy- and money-saving techniques and how to identify the areas of your home or business where you should focus your energy conservation efforts! Check out the latest technologies and find out which ones will minimize your energy usage while maximizing your savings! And get your chance to win an Energy Star rated appliance at the end of the Conference! Start Saving Green by Living Green NOW!

Registration fee is $40/person. Limited scholarships for seniors and students available!

Please register online with Visa or MC at https://www.acteva.com/go/KEDB or complete the form below and mail it in with a check made payable to “Kaua`i Economic Development Board” to: KEDB, 4290 Rice Street, Līhu’e, HI 96766. You may also fax this form to 808.246.1089. We must receive your registration form by December 9, 2009 to reserve your space (ALL NO SHOWS WILL BE BILLED).

Mattie Yoshioka (President & CEO of KEDB), George Costa (Director of County Office of Economic Development), Randall Hee (President & CEO of KIUC)

Ted Peck, Energy Administrator, Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT)

9:30-11:30am PANEL 1: Overview & Resources
National Renewable Energy Laboratory – Hawai`i State & Kaua`i County Overview: Paul Norton, Sr. Project Leader, HCEI and NREL
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design: George Atta, Group 70 International
Evaluating Your Efficiency Projects: Brian Kealoha, Chevron Energy Solutions
KIUC Energy Services & Resources: Ray Mierta, KIUC

11:30am-1:00pm LUNCHEON KEYNOTE
Henk Rogers, Founder of Blue Planet Foundation

1:00-2:00pm PANEL 2: Technologies You Can Use
Smart Meter/Home Area Network: Bob Herbst, Power System Engineering Inc.
Energy Star Roofing & Roof Integrated Technologies: Scott Ai & Andrew Finn, Beachside Roofing
Heat Pumps & Commercial Hot Water Applications: Paul Scott, Engineered Systems
Solar Lighting & Ventilation: Kimo Ryan & Travis Corpe, Division X

2:15-3:00pm PANEL 3: Case Studies & Best Practices: Moderated by Paul Daniels, KIUC
Exciting real life examples of small to large businesses and residents who have successfully implemented energy efficiency measures including Doug Sears of Grand Hyatt Kaua`i, Palmer Halfdahl of Palms Hawai`i, Sam Liu of Up-to-Date Cleaners, and Olin Lagon (featured on Blue Planet’s recent TV special “Hawai`i Energy Home Makeover”)

3:00-3:15pm PRIZE DRAWINGS

Energy Star Appliances3:15-3:30pmMahalo and Aloha