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Each month the Saskatoon EMTF Chapter invites a guest speaker to present to the group. These presentations are noted in the tables for 2011 to 2015. Some of these presentations that can be downloaded from before 2011 are shown below the tables.

 

2015 Presentations
Date speaker Organization Presentation Topic
December 3rd      
November 5th      
October 1st      
September 3rd  

 

 
June 3rd Mark Bigland Pritchard Low
Energy Design Ltd.
Extreme Energy Users
May 6th Barry Hertz University of Saskatchewan (retired) efficient vehicle choices - electric/ hybrid/ diesel etc
April 1st Les McPherson/ Peter Prebble StarPhoenix / Saskatchewan Environmental Society debate: be it resolved that climate change is real and we can address it with energy choices
March 4th Mike Nemeth   Radiance co-housing>
February 4th Ian Loghran City of Saskatoon Solar City
January 7th Ted Gaudet   Analysis, pros and cons of various HVAC components

 

2014 Presentations
Date speaker Organization Presentation Topic
December 3rd Rob Dumont Dumont & Associates 4 years of data for his Prius
November 5th Harold Orr   Lessons learned in energy efficient housing
October 1st Bob Halliday Saskatchewan Environmental Society SaskPower Yes We Can study
September 3rd Brian Sawatzky

Confederation Inn

How a Buisness Can Survive on a Low-Carbon Diet
June 4th Rob Dumont Dumont & Associates Super efficient multi-family buildings on the prairies
May 14th Kevin Thirston Thurston Engineering Services The Comissioning Process
April 2nd Margaret Asmuss

University of Saskatchewan

UofS Environmental Strategy
March 5th Rob Dumont
& Frank Dietz
  Energy and Water Retrofit of Monticello Condominium in Saskatoon
February 5th Ryan Jansen Saskatchewan Reasearch Council Project Presentation - Assessing the value of storage as it relates to renewable energy sources and their inherent volatility.
January 8th Peter Prebble Director of Environmental Policy with the Saskatchewan Environmental Society Uranium mine reclaimation

 

2013 Presentations
Date speaker Organization Presentation Topic
Dec. 4, 2013 Joanne Fedyk Saskatchewan Waste Mangement Council The energy implications of recycling.
Nov. 6 Andrew Wallace Planning & Development,
Facilities Management Division, U of S
Green Buildings at the University of Saskatchewan
October 2 Vince Russell Johnson Controls

Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) For Commercial and Institutional Clients

Sept. 4 2013 Mark Bigland Pritchard   CLIMATE CHANGE: TARGETS AND REALITIES
what climate scientists are saying we need to achieve, how our current targets and current performance match up to the science, and where we need to prioritize in order to do better.
June 5 2013 Les Yard Technical Sales Representative Dow Chemical Energy, Building Science and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Canadian Building
May 1 Mareleine Nehme NRCan-RNCan.gc.ca Benchmarking of Buildings - Portfolio Manager - Automated Data Exchange Service- AB
April 3 Ronn Lepage

Vereco Homes Inc.

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ECO RETROFITS
March 6 Ken Coutu VENMAR CES & Know Energy Ecobuilding Consulting Inc.

Raising The Bar of Efficiency. Desiccant Enhanced Air Conditioning using membrane exchangers. VENMAR CES a ces group company.

March 6 Peter Prebble Director of Environmental Policy with the Saskatchewan Environmental Society Avoiding Dangerous Climate Change.
February 6 Chris Richards City of Saskatoon Auditing Energy Performance
January 9 Chad Easterby Government of Saskatchewan, Engineering Services Branch, Enhanced Oil Group 50 years of safe fracking in Saskatchewan

 

2012 Presentations
Date speaker Organization Presentation Topic
December 5 Lorie Parks Sask. Power Demand Side Management Group SaskPower Demand Side Management
December 5 Angie Ortlepp Suncatcher Solar Suncatcher Solar's Gardenview Passive Solar Home Design
November 7 Dr. Timothy Kelly Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry,U of S. Tier II Canada Research Chair in Photovoltaics Organic Photovoltaics: Solar Energy Research at the University of Saskatchewan
October 3 Ryan Jansen Good Steward Solutions Ryan Jansen showcases his family’s net zero home
October 3 Steve Webster Radiation Safety, Ministry of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety Radon Survey and Mapping of Canada
September 5 Ann Coxworth Saskatchewan Environmental Society An overview of a couple of recent significant changes in environmental legislation and regulation.
June 6 Ewan Coxworth PhD.   What businesses are doing to reduce green house gas emissions, save money and improve the communities we live in
May 2 Angie Bugg Saskatchewan Environmental Society The Saskatchewan Environmental Society Building Operator Training Program (BOT) and Energy Awareness (EA) Training overview.
April 4 Geoffrey Waters

Ministry of Environment, Climate Change Branch

Saskatchwewans Green Initiatives Fund overview and and discuss opportunities for home-owners
March 7 Chris James Saskatchewan Research Council Micro Combined Heat and Power for Saskatchewan
February 1 Kevin Hudson Saskatoon Light & Power The City of Saskatoons world-class energy park at its landfill.
January 12 Mark Johnson, PhD, RPF Saskatchewan Research Council An Overview of the Potential for Carbon Sequestration in Forest Ecosystems

 

2011 Presentations
Date speaker Organization Presentation Topic
December. 7 Terry Stott Sr.VP of Corp. Devlopment SHEC Energy Corp. Development of the most efficient suite of tools to collect, transfer and store solar thermal power
November 2 Brent Veitch Rock Paper Sun Should we be incorporating active solar into our homes today
and, how does Solar Heating compare to Solar Electric Systems?
October 13 Steve (NRCan) Office of Energy Efficiency overview of Natural Resources Canada's ecoENERGY Efficiency for Buildings programs.
September 7 Mark Johnston PhD. U of S Soil Science Department An Overview of the Potential for Carbon Sequestration in Forest Ecosystems
June 1 Angelika Ortlepp and Rohan Campbell Suncatcher Solar Ltd. Designing, Building and Living in Solar Homes – Some Results and Experiences
May 4 Malcolm Wilson Petroleum Technology Research Centre, Saskatchewan CCS Challenges and an Overview of the Weyburn-Midale Project
April 6 Craig Shear Solar Freedom International Inc. SOLAR ENERGY
March 2 Tyler Dagenais PR Sustainable
Homes Inc.
Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) Construction
February 2 Mark Bigland-Pritchard Low
Energy Design Ltd.
Designing a Plan for the Electricity Sector Driven by a Response to the Laws of
Physics Rather Than Sectional Economic Interests”
January 12 ELAINE WHEATON Saskatchewan Research Council Preparing for More Climate Change

 

2010

Rob Dumont - Dumont & Associates - The Road to Net Zero (Presentation)

Brian Mohr - SaskPower Corporation - Powering a Sustainable Energy Future (Presentation)

Mark Johnston - Sask Research Council - Climate Change and Forest Management: An Overview (Presentation)

Brent Hancock - Osram Sylvania- Not Your Grandmother's Lightbulb(Presentation)

2009

Ron Oberth, Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. - Nuclear in Saskatchewan (Presentation)

Roger Peters, Canadian Renewable Energy Alliance - Meeting Our Needs with Renewable Energy (Presentation)

2008

Paul Hanley - Residential Commercial Development (Presentation)

Paul Hanley is co-development manager for Saskatoon’s Rivergreen Ecovillage. The presentation describes the soon to be built ecovillage located at River Landing Phase 2 in downtown Saskatoon.

Kevin Thurston - Best Practice - Commissioning: Manitoba Hydro's New Office Tower (Presentation)

Kevin Thurston is a Senior Project Manager at Integrated Designs. His presentation focuses on the challenges of commissioning, using examples from the Manitoba Hydro Office Tower project.

Rob Dumont - The Factor 9 Home: Reducing Energy Consumption by 90% (Presentation)

Rob Dumont, of Dumont and Associates, describes the Factor 9 high performance home in Regina.

Brian Mohr - SaskPower Supply Plan (Presentation)

Brian Mohr is Acting Manager of Sustainable Supply Development for SaskPower. His presentation provides an overview of SaskPower's plans for power generation within the province.

Chuck Edwards - Why We Should Support Nuclear Power (Presentation)

Chuck Edwards - Why We Should Support Nuclear Power (Notes)

Chuck Edwards is the Principal Metallurgist for the Cameco Corporation. His presentation highlights the benefits of using nuclear power.

Ann Coxworth - Nuclear Power, Why? Why not?

Ann Coxworth works for the Saskatchewan Environmental Society. Her presentation looks at the pros and cons of nuclear power and the science behind the technology.

 

2006

May 10 - Rob Dumont - Infrared Photography

Rob demonstrates a new, lightweight, handheld infrared camera for building diagnostics. Presentation includes infrared photos of a well insulated and sealed building, demonstrating how the camera can be used to tune up an already good building.

Feb 1 - Duncan Hill (CMHC) - Apartment Building Top Ten Energy and Water Saving Tips

Duncan Hill is an engineer with the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation. This presentation is taken from his work with the City of Cornwall's Social Housing Division and is a summary of their top ten tips for saving energy and water.

Jan 11 - Chris Richards - Factor 10 Retrofit of an Apartment Building

Chris Richards is a masters student in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan. His research is sponsored by the Saskatchewan Research Council and his thesis title is "Retrofitting a Multi-Unit Residential Building to Reduce Purchased Energy by a Factor of 10." This presentation highlights his progress so far.

 
     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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