The 2018 Michigan Energy Summit celebrated the 2017 Michigan Battle of the Buildings ‘biggest losers’ and welcomed the new 2018 competitors. The full day event brought leading building owners & operators from across the state in a peer to peer learning platform. Guests learned how Michigan companies are successfully reducing their energy costs while maintaining occupant comfort & increasing productivity. Other topics included Zero Net Energy, financial incentives for energy efficiency, how to reduce carbon, and updates in an array of green building certifications. You can find the 2018 Agenda here!
2017's BIGGEST LOSERS
SQUARE FOOTAGE COMPETING IN 2018
METRIC TONS OF CO2e EQUIVALENT AVOIDED FROM 2014-2019
ACRES OF U.S. FORESTS IN ONE YEAR (CO2e EQUIVALENT)
BACK INTO THE LOCAL ECONOMY
Each year, the Grand Rapids Business Journal publishes a special Michigan Battle of the Buildings Energy Supplement inside the business journal. It features the Biggest Losers of the competition along with their stories and how much energy was reduced over the competition year.
Check out the 2018 Energy Supplement!
Luna Energy Partners
Lean & Green Michigan
Hollander Development Corporation
Michigan Energy Office
Grand Rapids Public Schools
City of Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids 2030 District
Detroit 2030 District
U.S. Green Building Council
John P. Broschak - Vice President of Generation Operations and Compression for Consumers Energy
Tony Tomczak – Executive Director of Corporate Services and Chief Procurement Officer for DTE Energy
Will Allen – Managing Partner and Co-Founder at Nascent Group Holdings, LLC
Jim Wenson, Walt Dindoffer, & Ken Neilsen - Discussion of IBEW Local 58's Zero Net Energy building