ENERGY STAR® Participants' Meeting
June 4 and 5, 2008
Ottawa, Ontario

Presentations – Wednesday, June 4, 2008

8:50 – 10:30

Anne Wilkins    Katherine Delves

Two years in review and what's ahead:

Program updates and future directions; update on specifications and regulations; US ENERGY STAR Program update and future directions

Anne Wilkins and Katherine Delves, Office of Energy Efficiency, NRCan

10:50 – 11:30

Suzanne Deschênes    Sylvain Quilliam

ENERGY STAR for New Homes / ecoENERGY Retrofit – Homes Program

Program update

Suzanne Deschênes and Sylvain Quilliam, Office of Energy Efficiency, NRCan

11:30 – 11:50

Glen Ewaschuk

Trends and Data
Sharing NRCan statistical information

Glen Ewaschuk, Office of Energy Efficiency, NRCan

1:00 – 2:30 Simultaneous Sessions

1:00 – 1:45

Opportunities and challenges for promoting ENERGY STAR qualified fixtures

Pierrette LeBlanc

Pierrette LeBlanc

Office of Energy Efficiency, NRCan
David Foster

David Foster

Canadian Home Builders Association (CHBA)
Fred Fennell

Fred Fennell

Fennell Marketing & Sales, Ltd.

Technical: Panel Discussion
Water Heater – ENERGY STAR specification coming up and opportunities
Brian Killins, Office of Energy Efficiency, NRCan

Panelists: John Overall – Union Gas, Peter Rhodes – Sears Canada, Steve Embreus – Rheem

1:45 – 2:30

Marketing: Panel Discussion
Discussion of new opportunities for promoting ENERGY STAR and high(er) efficiency residential appliances

Panelists: Frank Zulys – Home Depot, Warrington Ellacott – Whirlpool Canada, Marc Hoffman – CEE

Steve Hopwood

Fenestration products – new specification and conformity issue

Steve Hopwood, Office of Energy Efficiency, NRCan

2:45 – 3:30

Bruce Strathearn    Katherine Delves

Plenary session:
Standby power in Canada – Survey results of a Canadian benchmark survey; discussion of next steps; sharing of Standby Power Committee's vision

Bruce Strathearn and Katherine Delves, Office of Energy Efficiency, NRCan

3:30 – 4:30

Alex Laskey

Presentation on behavioural change
Turn bill-payers into customers: achieve measurable behavioural savings and increase program participation through one-to-one communications.

Alex Laskey, Positive Energy

Presentations – Thursday, June 5, 2008

8:50 – 12:00

Cross country check-up:
20-minute presentations from ENERGY STAR Participants, on their projects: what worked well, what could have been improved, and the way forward.

8:30  London Hydro – Targeting Multi-Unit Residential Buildings (MURBs)

Hans Schreff

8:50  SaskPower – Appliances and CFL Promotional Programs

Mae Johnson

9:10  Ontario Power Authority – “Summer Savings Challenge” vs “Summer Sweepstakes”

Kathryn Quail

9:30  Sudbury – Retailers' Workshops

Victoria Morrow

10:10  British Columbia – Tax Rebate on ENERGY STAR qualified Windows

Cory Waters

10:30  Toronto Atmospheric Fund – Lightsavers

Philip Jessup

10:50  Hydro-Québec – On-line Training Program

Jonathan Grondin

11:10  ASTROLab – Dark sky: a community involvement

Chloé Legris