Colorado State University - Pueblo hosts energy sustainability speakers


Colorado State University - Pueblo hosts energy sustainability speakers

PUEBLO – The Institute of Industrial Engineering at Colorado State University-Pueblo will sponsor a panel of speakers focused on providing information on energy alternatives and sustainability to users and energy providers. The event will be held from 3-5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9 in the Hasan School of Business Auditorium. Refreshments will be provided.

The three speakers for the event represent a variety of utility companies.

Steve Doty, PE, CEM is an energy engineer for Colorado Springs Utilities, providing energy audits for commercial and industrial utility customers and speaking to business user groups. Doty is a registered professional engineer in several states and has significant background in HVAC design, automatic controls, commissioning, and energy.   He has authored one book and co-edited another, and has written articles for both ASHRAE and AEE. 

Dan Smith is the director of economic development and customer relations for Black Hills Energy, Colorado Electric.  He is responsible for economic development, renewable energy programs, energy efficiency programs, large volume accounts and unregulated businesses, including technical electric services and the Service Guard appliance repair business.
Dan has more than 35 years in the utility business, with the 15 years spent in marketing and economic development.  Dan moved to Pueblo from Kansas City in 2008, where he held a similar position with Aquila, Black Hills Energy’s predecessor company. Dan earned a bachelor’s degree from Auburn University and is a certified energy manager and a certified economic development manager.
 
Wisit Kumphai is a project development engineer and LEED project manager with Johnson Controls. He is an energy efficiency and sustainability engineer with substantial experience in energy efficiency and sustainability consultant of health care, high-rise commercial, industrial, museum, higher education, and high-rise residential real estates. He specializes in energy efficiency, financial implication analysis, and carbon footprint management.

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