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President's Message

October 2020 Presidents Message

Hello Energy Engineers!

We had a great VIRTUAL September meeting discussing the energy impacts of COVID building operations and opportunities to save energy.  Thank you again to our presenters and attendees.  Great to see and get a chance to network with our members and several new faces from around the country.  For those of you who couldn’t join us we’ll have the presentations online shortly.

For October we’re looking forward to a great presentation from Ben Myers of Boston Properties (BXP).  BXP is the largest publicly-traded developer, owner and manager of Class A office properties in the United States. We'll hear Ben discuss how BXP has addressed pandemic health security, reduced GHG emissions and how pandemic response measures could impact those efforts.  This will a lunch time presentation to offer those with evening commitments the opportunity to join an AEE-NE meeting.   

As we continue with virtual events through 2020 we’re going to continue alternating between evening and daytime meetings. Everyone’s lives and schedules are a little less predictable these days so we want to do our best to continue to serve you all.  In planning out 2021 we’re asking for feedback on additional ways to reach more of our membership that may not usually attend, and to offer topics and speakers of interest that our membership wants to hear.   Planning is ongoing.  Please reach out soon with your input: [email protected]

Best,

Adam

  

Future Meetings:

October 7th at 12:00 PM* – Owner Initiatives (COVID/GHG/Energy) – Hear from owners and managers as they respond to current events awhile maintaining long term energy and sustainability commitments.

November 4th at 4:30 PM* – Virtual Audits in a COVID world – How to continue finding new energy opportunities in your facility during a work-from-home era. 

December 2nd at 12:00 PM* – Energy Management Analytics – The increasing importance of data analytics in a virtual world.

 

*Times and dates pending

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Meeting Description

Our October program will be a conversation with Ben Myers, VP of Sustainability for Boston Properties (BXP).

BXP is the largest publicly-traded developer, owner and manager of Class A office properties in the United States, with a significant presence in five markets: Boston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Washington, DC. The Company’s portfolio totals 51.2 million square feet and 195 properties, including nine properties under construction/redevelopment.

Under Ben's direction, BXP has won many awards and has become a national leader by establishing and exceeding public sustainability goals. For more information and background on BXP's sustainability successes see this link.

We'll hear Ben discuss how BXP has addressed pandemic health security, reduced GHG emissions and how pandemic response measures could impact those efforts. Time will be allocated for Q & A at the end of our conversation.

We look forward to having you join us for this important conversation with an industry leader!

 

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Future Meetings

 

Month Topic Date Time Venue
Oct Owner Initiatives (COVID/GHG/Energy) Oct 7th 12:00 Noon  
Nov Virtual Audits in a COVID world Nov 4th 4:30  
Dec Energy Management Analytics Dec 2nd 12:00 Noon  

 


 

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