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Education Session

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Smart Building Advancements in Operations and Maintenance

Trade Floor Education Theatre | 2:00pm-2:20pm

Presented by IFMA

How to get more benefits from building automation beyond just controls and alarms. How to use the data collected to apply fault detection and analytics to improve performance and lower costs.


David Katz, MBA, President, Sustainable Environmental Solutions

David Katz, MBA, President, Sustainable Environmental Solutions

After 27 years of corporate procurement and planning responsibilities with Canadian Bechtel Engineering, Johnson & Johnson and Ontario Hydro, David Katz established Sustainable Resources Management in 1993 to invest in and provide, marketing and administration services to an energy management controls company. Trained on Applied Decision Analysis, Expert Systems and Life Cycle Costs, David provides training and consulting services in the application of these programs.

He was program manager and co-developer of the Building Intelligence Quotient rating program developed for the Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) and is an Ambassador Speaker for CABA, He participates in the Smart Electric Power Association Customer Grid Edge expert working group and he is also a Corporate Partner member of the Energy Transformation Network of Ontario.

David currently teaches part time at George Brown College and provides the Intelligent Buildings Seminar for the Electricity Forum. He has made recent presentations in Canada and USA at Grid Modernization conference, Distributech, Home Connect and Next Gen Home Energy Management. He currently consults on energy management, building automation and smart grid opportunities.

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