January 2018 Print

President's Message


Greetings and Happy Holidays!! – December 2017

Happy Holidays!!  And thank you all again for your interest and participation. Our Board works hard to provide the best content and value possible, but it's really our membership (about a 1000 strong now) that makes the Chapter so successful! We have had quite a run this year, with compelling content that’s generated impressive attendance. It was wrapped up nicely in December with our Emerging Technologies meeting, which, especially for December, was extremely well attended. A special thanks to Dinesh Patel and Bryan Jungers of E-Source for putting this highly informative program together. 

AEE-NE kicks off what should be an even better 2018 new year with our annual Energy Outlook Forum, January 10, 2018, 7:30 AM to 12:00 PM.  This half-day, morning meeting will, once again, be hosted by our Platinum Chapter Sponsor, Raytheon, in Waltham. 

We have five presenters this year to deliver a high level overview of the New England energy landscape ahead.  Speakers will provide some framework for topics surrounding gas/electric energy efficiency, demand reduction, clean energy programs and the energy outlook. For a full program description or to register online, please go tohttp://aeenewengland.org/index.php. On behalf of AEE-NE, I want thank Raytheon for once again hosting our premier event for the 12th year in a row!

This is our chapter’s premier event and fills up quickly each year, so please don’t wait to register!

As we are well into the holiday season, I hope everyone has time to spend with family and friends, and has safe and happy holidays.

Chris Pimentel

AEE-NE Chapter President


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Meeting Description

New England AEE Annual Energy Outlook Forum – 2018

“Pertinent New England Energy Issues – Gas/Electric Energy Efficiency, Demand Reductions, Clean Energy Programs & Energy Outlook”

Space limited to the first 120 Registrations

This year’s New England Association of Energy Engineers’ Annual Energy Forum will be held at the Raytheon Headquarters, at 870 Winter Street in Waltham, Massachusetts on Wednesday, January 10, 2018.  Breakfast at 7:30 am, presentations begin at 8:30 am. 

We are pleased to have the following energy professionals on our agenda: 

Amy Barad – Program Director – Renewable Energy Massachusetts Clean Energy Center– MA - DOER

“Discussion on the Role and Current Incentives from the MassCEC”

Andrew D. Weissman, Senior Energy Advisor at Haynes and Boone LLP, and Chief Executive Officer and Founder of EBW Analytics Group

“New England Energy Up-Date”

Mike Goldman and Roshan Bhakta – Eversource MA

“Discussion of Eversource Massachusetts’s Demand Reduction Program & Opportunities”

Steve Almeida – Director Fuel Cells – Aris Energy Solutions

“Powering Data Centers Directly with Rack Mounted Fuel Cells”

David Chamberlain & Tracy Fialli – Raytheon

“Voluntary Programs and Other Opportunities – An End-Users Perspective”

Additional time has been scheduled for a greater amount of networking before, during, and after the Forum.  

Please remember to pre-register for this event by going to the New England AEE Website, www.aeenewengland.org.  Also as bring a photo ID with you for security purposes to enter the facility.

Happy Holidays


Richard Costello

New England AEE Board of Directors 





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Future Meetings





Meeting Topic



Raytheon – Winter St. Waltham

Annual Energy Outlook Forum



Embassy Suites – 550 Winter Street, Waltham, MA

The Debate Renwables vs. Energy Efficiency



Embassy Suites – 550 Winter Street, Waltham, MA

AEE/ASHRAE Joint Meeting



GLOBALCON 2018 Conference & Expo

Hynes Convention Center, Boston



Embassy Suites - 550 Winter Street, Waltham, MA

Cyber Energy Audits



Facility Tour:  Fort Devens

Facility Tour Fort Devens



Shaker Hills Country Club – 146 Shaker Road, Harvard, MA

Annual AEE New England Golf Tournament




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Upcoming Events


September 2017 Events & Energy Connections

  • Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources


This agency oversees all the efficiency and renewable energy programs in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Their website has much information on programs, grants, and policy developments that impact our industry.

  • Massachusetts Energy Efficiency Advisory Council (MA EEAC),


The EEAC works with the MA utilities and Program Administrators to establish and oversee the goals and  budgets of the MA energy efficiency programs.

  • Clean Energy Center – Clean Energy and Affordable Housing Symposium and Expo


Check out these events at http://www.masscec.com/events/month

  • Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources


Register for email notifications of upcoming events- http://www.energy.ri.gov/meetings/

This agency oversees all the efficiency and renewable energy programs in Rhode Island.  Their website has much information on programs, grants, and policy developments that impact our industry.

  • Rhode Island Energy Efficiency and Resource Management Council


The RIEE&RMC works with National Grid (the only RI utility) and other stakeholders to establish and oversee the goals and budgets of the RI energy efficiency programs.

  • Efficiency Maine


This is the statewide energy efficiency agency for Maine that offers rebates, incentives, and other programs for businesses and consumers. Their website also has information about trainings and links to other resources.

  • Restructuring Roundtable


The Restructuring Roundtable is held 5-6 times per year and presents current topics related to energy efficiency, energy supply, renewable, and public policies.  These events are free to the Roundtable Sponsors but require a fee for the general public. Everyone must preregister. http://clickstreamtv.com/raabevents/ Online streaming is also available.

  •   Northeast Commerce and Energy Association (NECA)


NECA promotes environmentally sound, reliable and cost-effective wholesale and retail markets for the production and delivery of electric power supply, as well as competing energy services and resource alternatives, including conservation, innovative demand-side and power delivery technologies, renewable energy and distributed generation.

  • Affordable Comfort Institute (ACI)

http://www.homeperformance.org/  offers the industry's leading educational events and trade shows in partnership with the nation's leading experts in home performance and weatherization.

  •  BOMA Boston Chapter


BOMA Boston was founded in 1917 and represents commercial real estate professionals in Greater Boston who own, manage or service the established and developing real estate environment. BOMA Boston has over 670 members representing over 100,500,000 square feet of real estate in the Boston area.

There were No Events listed at the time of submission for Publication for the below organizations:

  • IFMA™ Boston Chapter


  • ASHRAE Boston Chapter


  • USGBC Massachusetts Chapter


Lots of great event left in December - visit =>  http://usgbcma.org/events/month

  • IBPSA Boston Chapter


IBPSA-Boston exists to advance and promote the science of building performance simulation in order to improve new and existing building worldwide. It also seeks to act as a forum and a resource for those interested in performing and utilizing building simulation services

  • AFE Chapter 33: Monthly Meeting


  • AFE Chapter 74: Monthly Meeting

Date: April 21st

Topic:  Wachusett Brewery Tour - Westminster, MA



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Lead Energy Engineer




Contact Information
Mark E. DiPetrillo


Industrial Energy Advisor - Leidos

Leidos seeks an entry-level Industrial Energy Advisor to both market and support energy-efficiency projects with large industrial businesses in the Massachusetts and Rhode Island area. This exciting position offers a very unique career opportunity for a dynamic person with excellent outreach, sales, communication and organizational skills to promote energy efficiency projects to large industrial customers. The person in this position broadly markets Energy Efficiency programs to large industrial customers and will require the ability to identify efficiency opportunities, calculate energy savings, maintain customer relationships, and deliver presentations. The candidate should have basic general knowledge of building systems, industrial systems, construction practices, and/or the energy efficiency industry. Must be highly motivated, well organized, self-starting, have strong written and verbal communication skills, and work well in a team setting. Experience as an Industrial Energy Manager is desired

Job Responsibilities:

• Performing energy saving calculations related to the operation of different types of energy using systems within the industrial and commercial markets with a strong emphasis on lighting systems. 
• Identify efficiency opportunities while having the initiative and interest in keeping up-to-date on energy efficiency technologies
• Communicate technical issues across the project team 
• Provide and present technical advisement to client’s regarding the design, procurement and installation of energy efficient equipment
• Advise clients on processes that ensure continuous demand-reduction.


• Four-year degree in Engineering field and 0 - 2 years general experience.
• It is critical that productivity, accuracy, organization and effective communication skills be demonstrated in performance of work.
• Strong analytical and statistical knowledge and skills using Excel Ability learn proprietary energy management systems 
• This position requires a valid driver’s license and physical ability to perform field verification of pre and post installation of energy efficiency measures. 
• Must be well organized, self-starting, have good communication skills, and work well in a supportive team environment. 

Contact:  Ron Gillooly (508) 922-6835 or ronald.c.gillooly@leidos.com 

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