CxEnergy 2019

The #1 Building Commissioning & Energy Management Conference & Expo
April 6-9, 2020 – San Diego

4-Track, 32-Session Technical Program Led By Top Industry Experts

40+ Booth Expo Hall featuring Technology for Cx, Energy & Testing

Preconference Certification Seminars & Exams for CxA, EMP

Plentiful Networking & Relationship-Building Opportunities

Multi-level Sponsorship and Exhibit Opportunities

NEW! Post-Conference Technical Tours of San Diego International Airport and UCSD Utility Plant

"CxEnergy fills a vital niche by bringing together commissioning and energy management for the benefit of building and facility owners."
—Loren Morris, P.E., CxA, EMP, TMCx Solutions LLC

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2020 CxEnergy Sponsors & Exhibitors

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Pre-Conference Workshops & Certification Opportunities

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Commissioning Authority Workshop & Exam

Monday, April 6 – Tuesday, April 7, $950

This highly interactive workshop covers both new and existing building commissioning, and includes many group breakout activities where attendees will use project case studies to develop and discuss samples of key commissioning deliverables. The 4-hour, closed-book CxA exam is offered at the end of the second day to prequalified candidates. Note: Individuals interested in CxA certification must submit a completed CxA Application 21 days in advance.

Note: Attendance at the CxA Workshop is NOT a prerequisite for taking the CxA Exam, for more information contact certification@commissioning.org or visit www.commissioning.org

Energy Management Professional Seminar & Exam

Monday, April 6–Tuesday, April 7, $950

The New EMP Seminar & Exam were developed to align with the new requirements for ANSI/DOE accreditation. The EMP program is a commissioning-based approach that maximizes energy savings and optimizes building performance. It also provides relevant information about existing building commissioning. Note: Individuals interested in EMP certification must submit a completed EMP Application 14 days in advance.

Note: Attendance at the EMP Seminar is NOT a prerequisite for taking the EMP Exam, for more information on this option or any other questions regarding the EMP Seminar & Exam, contact ed@energymgmt.org or visit www.energymgmt.org

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TAB & Cx Seminar for CxAs, Engineers, & TAB Professionals

Tuesday, April 7, $250

This series of in-depth, practical presentations are geared to helping commissioning providers, engineers, and test and balance professionals understand how key aspects of the test and balance process are carried out, why they are important, and what expected results should be. For additional information, contact info@aabc.com or visit www.aabc.com

Introduction to Mission Critical Environments

Tuesday, April 7, $500

This seminar will introduce the concepts and special considerations associated with managing mission critical data center projects. Beginning with an overview of Uptime Institute’s Tier Standard, the industry benchmark ensuring data centers are designed, built and operated to meet specific business needs, the course will also cover how to identify and communicate data center needs to upper management and how to properly select performance levels based on intended applications. (Note: attendees will receive credit toward a full accreditation courses in 2020, see www.uptimeinstitute.com for more information.)

Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall

Tuesday, April 7

Join us in the Exhibit Hall for the official opening of CxEnergy 2020. Enjoy complimentary cocktails and hors d’oeuvres and network with your colleagues while looking over the latest tools and technologies for commissioning, TAB and energy management.

CxEnergy Open Golf Tournament
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Optional Post-Conference Events

San Diego International Airport SAN Technical TourSan Diego International Airport (SAN) Technical Tour

Thursday, April 9, $79

(transportation will depart hotel at 12:15 and return by 4:00 pm)

After a brief presentation at the Airport Authority’s
administration building, the group will tour a number of
unique operational features at SAN including:

  • Central Utility Plant operations
  • 100,000 Gallon Stormwater Capture and Reuse System
  • Terminal 2 Parking Plaza’s Sustainability Features
  • On-Site Photovoltaic Solar System
  • 4 MWh Battery Energy Storage System
  • Airside/Runway Operations and Sustainability

PLEASE NOTE: ALL participants will be subject to a background check! Therefore, registration for this tour will be cut-off on Monday, February 17. You will be required to submit identifying information to ACG for transmittal to SAN. Minimal walking is required.

Limited to 30 participants. Click Here to register.

University of California, San Diego UCSD Utility Plant TourUniversity of California, San Diego (UCSD) Utility Plant Tour

Thursday, April 9, $79

(transportation will depart hotel at 12:15 and return by 4:00 pm)

This VIP tour of the East Campus Energy Park begins with
a brief facility overview followed by a walking tour of:

  • 2.5 MW/5MWH electric energy storage
  • ARPA-E battery storage demonstration facility
  • 2.8 MW fuel cell utilizing surplus methane from Point
    Loma Wastewater Treatment plant and CHP with 350-ton
    absorption chiller
  • Vehicle to grid demonstrations
  • Shell’s Level II EV chargers demo
  • EDF/PowerFlex EV chargers demo
  • Absorption chiller and 6 MW of diesel gensets

Minimal walking is required.

Limited to 45 participants. Click Here to register.

Closing Happy Hour

Thursday, April 9, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Relax. Unwind. Enjoy. Join us for a farewell cocktail at the Hilton Bayfront before we all go our separate ways.

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Hotel & Travel

1 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101

Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Participants of CxEnergy 2020 will enjoy this welcoming newly renovated hotel, located just 5 miles away from the San Diego International Airport (SAN). Hilton San Diego Bayfront provides a special discounted room rate of $219 + tax only to participants of CxEnergy 2020. Self-parking is $35 + tax. Number of rooms is limited. The cut-off date is March 9, 2020.

If someone contacts you representing CxEnergy, please be advised that CxEnergy has not authorized any third parties to represent us, nor do third parties have access to book rooms at San Diego Bayfront on our behalf.

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2020 Schedule
CxEnergy 2019 ProgramCxEnergy 2020 Abstract SubmissionAll technical sessions of CxEnergy 2020 will be submitted to AIA under LU/HSW category.
Monday, April 6
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.CxA Workshop (Day 1)
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.EMP Seminar (Day 1)

Tuesday, April 7
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.CxA Workshop & Exam (Day 2)
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.EMP Seminar & Exam (Day 2)
8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.AABC Test & Balance Seminar
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.Welcome Reception in the Exposition Hall

Wednesday, April 8
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.Registration and Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.Opening Plenary Session
8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.“Meet & Greet” with Sponsors & Exhibitors
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.Concurrent Technical Sessions
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.Concurrent Technical Sessions
12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.Luncheon in the Exposition Hall
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.Concurrent Technical Sessions
3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.Concurrent Technical Sessions
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.Concurrent Technical Sessions
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.Reception in the Exposition Hall

Thursday, April 9
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.Registration and Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.Concurrent Technical Sessions
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.Concurrent Technical Sessions
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.Concurrent Technical Sessions
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.Brown Bag Luncheon
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Certified Commissioning Authority (CxA) Workshop & Exam

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$650 (includes application fee, workshop & exam)
Note: Individuals who are interested in CxA certification must submit a completed CxA Application in advance of the test date to get approved to take the CxA exam.
 

CxA certification is open to independent industry professionals who meet all education and experience prerequisites and implement commissioning processes in new and existing buildings.

The CxA exam is a four-hour, closed-book exam consisting of 130 multiple-choice questions. The exam tests candidates on elements of the commissioning process, as well as general understanding of building systems and how commissioning fits in with the construction process. ACG recommends that all candidates thoroughly study the ACG Commissioning Guideline to prepare for the exam. Other reference materials are also available. Individuals who are attending CxEnergy may also want to register to attend the Workshop as final preparation for the exam.

Download the CxA Candidate Handbook for comprehensive information regarding the CxA certification program, including how to apply for certification and prepare to take the new examination.

Download CxA Application Form
View ACG Commissioning Guideline
Register

Energy Management Professional (EMP) Seminar & Exam

Monday, April 24 – Tuesday, April 25, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$1,150 (includes application fee, seminar & exam)
Note: all required documentation must be submitted with the application in order to qualify for certification.
 

The Energy Management Process Seminar is designed to help candidates understand the energy management process and how it can be applied and serves as the final preparation for the Energy Management Professional (EMP) exam.

This program is based on the process described in the Energy Management Guideline. The detailed, phased process uses a data-driven approach and is designed to achieve maximum energy efficiency while ensuring optimal building performance. The Energy Management Professional (EMP) designation raises the bar for energy-related certifications. The EMP is a “master’s degree” for individuals who provide independent energy services and have not only a deep understanding of energy concepts, but also an intimate, hands-on understanding of how building systems operate.

Download EMP Application Form
View Energy Management Guideline
Register

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On-line registration available Nov. 3, 2014, please check back or email us and we’ll contact you. Anna@Commissioning.org

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2018 Technical PresentationsFinal 2019 Event ProgramAll technical sessions of CxEnergy 2018 are approved by AIA under LU/HSW category.
Monday, April 23
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.CxA Workshop (Day 1)
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.EMP Seminar (Day 1)

Tuesday, April 24
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.CxA Workshop & Exam (Day 2)
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.EMP Seminar & Exam (Day 2)
8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.AABC Test & Balance Seminar
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.CxA Gap Session for Recertification
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.Welcome Reception in the Exposition Hall

Wednesday, April 25
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.Registration and Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.Opening Plenary Session
8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.“Meet & Greet” with Sponsors & Exhibitors
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.Concurrent Technical Sessions
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.Concurrent Technical Sessions
12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.Luncheon in the Exposition Hall
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.Concurrent Technical Sessions
3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.Concurrent Technical Sessions
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.Concurrent Technical Sessions
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.Reception in the Exposition Hall

Thursday, April 26
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.Registration and Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.Concurrent Technical Sessions
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.Concurrent Technical Sessions
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.Concurrent Technical Sessions
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.Brown Bag Luncheon
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Contact Us

Questions about CxEnergy 2020?  Please contact a staff member below if you have any questions.

Sales and Marketing: Anna Kosova, Event Manager, anna@commissioning.org

Meeting registration and Meeting logistics: Cyndie Graddy, Meeting Planner, meetings@commissioning.org.

Membership and Certification: Gus Chijioke, Membership & Certification Coordinator at gus@commissioning.org.

Accounting: Azzizah Moore, azzizah@commissioning.org

Or you may contact ACG Headquarters at info@commissioning.org or call 202-737-7775.

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