The 14th Annual Water Conservation Showcase will be held at the PG&E Pacific Energy Center on March 21, 2017. This event is completely free to attend, so why not register now?

Do you want to learn more about water conservation including how water utilities, product developers, designers, research institutions and leaders in the building industry are addressing our water availability challenges? If these perspectives are of interest, you’re eager to learn how you can reduce your own water impact, and are located in the Bay area, PG&E and BOC encourage you to attend PG&E’s Water Conservation Showcase scheduled for Tuesday, March 21st. This event is the largest held at the PG&E Pacific Energy Center each year and will include dozens of exhibitors, eight educational sessions and hundreds of participants. BOC graduates will receive 1 maintenance point for each hour they attend one of the educational sessions at the showcase.

The Water Conservation Showcase is organized through collaborations between the US Green Building Council’s Northern California Chapter, the Committee on the Environment from the local American Institute of Architects chapter, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, East Bay Municipal Utility District and the PG&E Pacific Energy Center.

14th Annual Water Conservation Showcase
Tuesday, March 21 2017, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.     
at the PG&E Pacific Energy Center, 851 Howard Street in SF.

The event is free, but please register by going to the following URL


What follows is the list of presentation topics and speakers that are lined up for this year’s Water Conservation Showcase.

Executive Order B37-16: Making Water Conservation a California Way of Life
Peter Brostrom, California Department of Water Resources

Water Use Evaluations of MWELO Projects
Dave Landridge, Water Conservation Representative, East Bay Municipal Utility District
Ann-Marie Benz
, Executive Director, ReScape California
Sarah Sutton, Board of Directors, ReScape and Principle, Placeworks

Water Fixture Standards and Performance
Stephanie Tanner, Lead Engineer, WaterSense
John Koeller
, Principle, Maximum Performance (MaP) Testing – Koeller and Company

Leak Detection at Utility and Building Scales
Sean Steffensen, Mechanical Engineer, California Energy Commission, Efficiency Division
Ryan Gabriel, Hydraulics Engineer, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
Laurie Conner, CEO, The Detection Group
Timothy Danz, Chief Engineer, The California Center

The Water-Energy Nexus and Quantifying the Energy Intensity of Water
Frank Loge, Director,  UC Davis Center for Water-Energy Efficiency

Water Conservation Case Study Projects: Engineering Perspectives
Amelia Luna, Innovation Project Manager, Sherwood Design Engineers
Peter Haase, Principle Engineer, Fall Creek Engineering

Water Conservation Case Study Projects:  Architectural Perspectives
Claire Maxfield, Director, Atelier Ten
Mayank Saxena, Indra Designs

Water Conservation at University of California Campuses
Panel presentation with representatives from UC Davis, UC San Francisco and UC Santa Cruz

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