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2004 National ENERGY STAR Appliance Partner Meeting Agenda and Presentations

Monday, October 4 2004

7:00 – 8:00 AM

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00 – 9:00 AM

Welcome Address and Opening Remarks

Representatives from the U.S. Department of Energy (U.S. DOE) and the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance will welcome participants and discuss the overall meeting goals and what to expect over the next two days. Included in this session is the presentation and announcement of the Michael C. Thompson award for excellence in energy efficiency.

Speakers

Richard Karney, P.E., U.S. Department of Energy
PRESENTATION PDF (497 KB)

Alecia Ward, Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

9:00 – 10:30 AM

Plenary Session A

APPLIANCE CRITERIA UPDATE AND ENERGY STAR APPLIANCE PROMOTION OVERVIEW

This session will include an overview of upcoming changes to the ENERGY STAR qualified appliance criteria by the U.S. Department of Energy and an ENERGY STAR dehumidifier market overview by the U.S. Environmental Agency (U.S. EPA). This will be followed by a comprehensive review of the 2004 ENERGY STAR Appliance Promotion and an outline of the 2005 campaign.

Speakers

Richard Karney, P.E., U.S. DOE
PRESENTATION PDF (231 KB)

Andrew Fanara, U.S. EPA
PRESENTATION PDF (254 KB)

Bobbi Fey, Wisconsin Energy Conservation Corporation
PRESENTATION PDF (86 KB)

Kyle Andrews, U.S. DOE
PRESENTATION PDF (871 KB)

10:30 – 11:00 AM

Meeting Break/Networking

11:00 – 12:00 PM

Plenary Session B

ADVANCES IN APPLIANCE TECHNOLOGY

This session will identify emerging appliance technologies whose successful introduction into the market place could yield significant energy savings. Speakers will describe these technologies, how they work, what problems they solve and how their introduction to the market place could impact the ENERGY STAR program.

Speakers

Jeffrey Christian, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
PRESENTATION PDF (2.3 MB)

Steve Nadel, American Consortium for an Energy Efficient Economy
PRESENTATION PDF (986 KB)

Gale Horst, Whirlpool Corporation

12:00 – 1:15 PM

Lunch

1:30 – 2:20 PM

Manufacturer and Retailer Breakout Sessions

The breakout sessions are hosted by industry partners with groupings of utility/state/regional partners attending each session on a pre-scheduled rotating basis.

2:30 – 3:20 PM

Manufacturer and Retailer Breakout Sessions

3:20 – 3:50 PM

BREAK/NETWORKING

Meeting break sponsored by:
Bosch

3:50 – 4:40 PM

Manufacturer and Retailer Breakout Sessions

4:50 – 5:40 PM

Manufacturer and Retailer Breakout Sessions

6:00 – 9:00 PM

Cocktails and Reception at Sears Tower

Sears and Whirlpool Corporation invite you to join fellow ENERGY STAR partners for a true taste of Chicago at Sears Tower. Cocktails and a light buffet dinner will be served on the 99th floor, providing guests with a spectacular view of the city. Transportation to and from the reception will be provided. This is an event you won't want to miss!

A special thank you is extended to our sponsors for this event:
Sears
Whirlpool Corporation

The event is open to partners attending the meeting and one guest. Please RSVP for the event during registration. If you have any questions, please contact Jay Vilar at jvilar@drintl.com or at (301) 588-9387.

Tuesday, October 5 2004

7:15 – 8:00 AM

Breakfast

Breakfast sponsored by:
GE Consumer & Industrial

8:00 – 9:30 AM

Plenary Session C

APPLIANCE RECYCLING

ENERGY STAR appliance stakeholders will provide information on current appliance recycling issues and provide an overview of the activities conducted by the Appliance Recycling Working Group around Earth Day and the Appliance Promotion. This overview will include details of how partners came together to achieve common goals, identify the lessons learned from these activities, and discuss how these lessons can be applied to future programs. The Working Group will also provide an outline of future opportunities and information regarding plans for 2005.

Speakers

David Calabrese, Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers
PRESENTATION PDF (57 KB)

Colm Kenny, U.S. EPA
PRESENTATION PDF (175 KB)

Mike DelNegro, Applied Proactive Technologies

Michael Dunham, JACO Environmental Services
PRESENTATION PDF (673 KB)

Kristina Skierka, Flex Your Power
PRESENTATION PDF (533 KB)

9:30 – 10:30 AM

Plenary Session D

ENERGY STAR APPLIANCE MARKET SHARE TRACKING

This session will explore various aspects of collecting and analyzing ENERGY STAR appliance market data. Presentations will include current market information for ENERGY STAR appliances, examples of successful data collection and analysis, and steps that should be taken by all partners in order to collect the most accurate regional and national data.

Speakers

Susan Fisher, Pacific Gas and Electric
PRESENTATION PDF (151 KB)

Sara Van de Grift, Wisconsin Energy Conservation Corporation
PRESENTATION PDF (88 KB)

Bill McNary, D&R International
PRESENTATION PDF (205 KB)

10:30 – 11:00 AM

Meeting Break

Meeting break sponsored by:
Sears

11:00 – 12:00 PM

Manufacturer and Retailer Breakout Sessions

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Lunch

Sponsored by:

Lowes and Whirlpool Corporation

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will provide an overview of the 2005 ENERGY STAR Cool Change campaign.

Speaker: Wendy Reed, U.S. EPA
PRESENTATION PDF (830 KB)

1:00 – 1:50 PM

Manufacturer and Retailer Breakout Sessions

2:00 – 2:50 PM

Manufacturer and Retailer Breakout Sessions

2:50 – 3:30 PM

Meeting Break

Meeting break sponsored by:
Sears

3:30 – 4:20 PM

Manufacturer and Retailer Breakout Sessions