Continuing Education Credits
For New York City buildings to be powered by clean, renewable energy, many will eventually need to upgrade to electrified heating systems. Meeting the demand for a wide variety of products for new projects and retrofits has become a pressing issue.
This event will ask heat pump manufacturers to weigh in on how:
- The industry (architects, MEP engineers, consultants) can create demand and drive product development for the equipment needed to achieve widespread electrification.
- Manufacturers are addressing issues that will facilitate heat pump retrofits.
Join us for a lively discussion with some of the most influential manufacturers in the heat pump industry as we discuss the barriers and pathways to achieving an HVAC marketplace that works for New York City’s future.
Learn more about Urban Green's It's Electrifying Series, a multi-format exploration of the role that electrifying building systems will play in meeting 80x50.
Research Coordinator, Urban Green Council
Anna Weingord supports Urban Green’s research and policy projects. She is responsible for identifying and executing studies that reveal industry trends and influence building design. She has research experience with innovative building technologies, occupant health impacts and carbon and energy tracking and predictions. Prior to joining Urban Green, she worked on the Brooklyn Navy Yard development project, and conducted research at Building Energy Exchange and Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
Technical Director, Bright Power
Michael Brusic serves as a senior technical guide on Bright Power's engineering team, leveraging his experience with distributed generation, energy storage, HVAC and building envelope and controls. Brusic also works closely with Bright Power's energy management clients, providing specialized troubleshooting, assistance in capital and strategic planning, and operations and maintenance consulting. He is a member of ASHRAE and ASME and an adjunct professor at New York University, where he teaches at the Schack Institute of Real Estate.
President & Co-CEO, Ice Air
With over 35 years of experience in the HVAC industry, Mo Siegel heads up sales and product applications at Ice Air. During the past fifteen years, he and Ric Nadel have grown Ice Air into a leading manufacturer of terminal HVAC equipment. He began his career in the metal fabricating field and holds an AS Degree in Machine & Metals Technology and a BS in Organizational Management.
New York City Sales Engineer, Fujitsu General America, Inc.
Fujitsu General America, Inc. manufactures and markets heating and cooling systems for residential and commercial applications. Brendan Casey has been in the HVAC industry since 1999 and is currently involved in the launch of the Airstage VRF system for Fujitsu.
Assoc. Director Product Strategy and Service, Carrier
Carrier Corporation, a United Technologies Corporation Company, is a world leader in heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions; building upon a history of proven innovation with new products and services that improve global comfort and efficiency. Nick Conklin drives product strategy, while managing service and support for the ductless and VRF team. Conklin has over 13 years of industry experience and 10 years in the ductless and VRF segment including product, application, sales management, and general HVAC building design and energy modeling.