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Date(s) - 04/11/2019
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Riverside Hotel


**By attending this meeting you will earn 1 PDH Credit**

Energy Storage, Smart Grid and Zero Energy Buildings; Building Capacitance Together

Whether the reason is Energy Independence, National Security or Climate Change, reducing our use of Carbon will be critical to our societys future. One critically important aspect about fossil fuels is that they are not just forms of energy, they are forms of stored energy. If we are going to reduce our dependence on them by using renewable energy, like Wind or Solar, which are forms pure energy, we will also have to replace the storage aspect of the them. Energy Storage on both the Grid side and Building side of the meter will be covered along with their respective applications.

Presented by: Mark M. MacCracken, P.E., Pte. LEED® Fellow

In November 2017, Mark MacCracken became the VP, CALMAC Portfolio for TRANE. Prior to CALMAC’s purchase by Ingersoll Rand, he was CEO of CALMAC, which is one of the largest manufacturers of Thermal Energy Storage equipment in the world, with over 4,500 installations in 60 countries.  In his 40 years with the firm, he has assisted in the design of hundreds of Ice Storage systems around the world.  Some of the recent installations in New York City where for Rockefeller Center, Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and the Bank of America Tower. 

He was the Principal Investigator on research projects with Oak Ridge National Labs, NASA and National Renewable Energy Research Lab.  He has his BS in Mechanical Engineering, three U.S. Patents, is a Professional Engineer and LEED® Fellow.

He is, or recently has served as:

  • USGBC’s 2011 Chairman of the Board of Directors,
  • AEE’s Energy Engineer of the Year,
  • ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer.
  • Board of Directors of
    • Urban Green,
    • New Buildings Institute and
    • AHRI


5:30pm – 6:15pm Networking by the Main Bar
6:15pm – 7:30pm Meeting / Dinner

Complimentary Valet Parking Available, street/garage parking available by hourly rates



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