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2015 ELECTRI Council January Meeting
As of December 4, 2016


Jan 21-23, 2015
Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego, CA


Meeting Agenda


Wednesday, January 21

Pre-Council Committee Meetings

8:30 – 10:00 am Investment Committee Meeting (for Investment Committee members only) - Breakfast will be provided at 7:45 am

10:00 am – 12:00 pm ELECTRI International Board of Trustees Meeting (for Board of Trustees only)


1:00 - 5:30 pm ELECTRI Council Meeting

Welcome and Introductions, Gregory D. Long, ELECTRI Council Chairman

ELECTRI Investment Fund Management and 2014 Year-End Report, Chris Griesedieck, Chairman and Managing Director, Zemenick & Walker

Industry Update, David A. Hardt, ELECTRI International Board of Trustees Chairman

Research Proposal Presentations – Part 1: Introduction, Jerald L. Rounds, Academic Liaison for ELECTRI, Rounds & Associates

(1)    Commercial Building Commissioning, Energy Auditing and Retrofit Training for Electrical Contractors, Kevin Grosskopf, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

(2)    Energy Storage Technologies and Deployment Opportunities, Richard Baxter, Mustang Prairie Energy

(3)    Electrical Distribution and Construction - Developing an Agile Supply Chain Partnership, Lonny Simonian, CalPoly State University, Luis Obispo

(4)    Ergonomic Injury Reduction Techniques for Electrical Line Work, Alex Albert, North Carolina State University

(5)    Measuring Situational Awareness of Inside & Transmission/Distribution Line Workers Using a Mobile Application, Behzad Esmaeili, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Informational Presentation: Energy Storage and Micro-grid Training & Certification Program, Bernie Kotlier, Energy Solutions, L.M.C.C., CA 

Report from CalPoly NECA Student Chapter Project, Ecuador, Thomas Korman and Lonny Simonian, CalPoly State University, San Luis Obispo

6:30pm – 7:30pm Welcome Reception 
 

Thursday, January 22

8:00 – 11:30 am ELECTRI Council Meeting

Meeting Opening and Announcements, Russell J. Alessi, ELECTRI President

Research Proposal Presentations Part 2: Introduction, Jerald L. Rounds, Academic Liaison for ELECTRI, Rounds & Associates

(6)    Assessing the Impact of Contractual Risk Transfer to Subcontractors on Project Success, Alex Albert, North Carolina State University

(7)    Alternative Language to Electrical Construction Contract Clauses – A Total Value Approach, Lonny Simonian, CalPoly State University, San Luis Obispo

(8)    How Integrated Project Deliver Impacts Specialty Contractors - the Benefits, Risks, and Opportunities, Ted Garrison, New Construction Strategies

Final Reports from ELECTRI Research:

  • Industrialization of Electrical Contracting: Supply Chain and Logistics Management
    Hisham Said, Santa Clara University
  • Customer Side Smart Grid Installations Preparing for the Future
    Thomas Korman and Lonny Simonian, CalPoly State University, San Luis Obispo

The Space Between, Ken Hepburn, DAQRI

Afternoon Elective Activity

12:45 pm Tee Time – Rancho Bernardo Inn West Course (registration required)

7:00pm – 10:00pm ELECTRI Council Reception


Friday, January 23

8:00 – 9:30 am ELECTRI Council Meeting

Opening Remarks and Announcements, Russ Alessi, ELECTRI International President

Final Report from ELECTRI Research

  • LIVE-C©(Lighting Investment Valuation for Electrical Contractors): An Excel tool for cost estimation and financial analysis of lighting retrofit/upgrade projects
    Baabak Ashuri, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Exploring the Opportunities for Applying Lean Principles to Electrical Prefabrication
    Hyun Woo "Chris" Lee, Oregon State University

Council Vote

Project Selection and Adjournment, Gregory D. Long, ELECTRI Council Chairman

~ End of Council Meeting~


10:00 – 10:30 am Kitchen Cabinet Meeting (for Kitchen Cabinet members only)[Andalucia Meeting Room]

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Informational Presentations

Energy Storage and Micro-grid Training & Certification Program, Bernie Kotlier, Energy Solutions, L.M.C.C., CA


2015 Research Proposals

Commercial Building Commissioning, Energy Auditing and Retrofit Training for Electrical Contractors, Kevin Grosskopf, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Energy Storage Technologies and Deployment Opportunities, Richard Baxter, Mustang Prairie Energy

Electrical Distribution and Construction - Developing an Agile Supply Chain Partnership, Lonny Simonian, CalPoly State University, Luis Obispo

Ergonomic Injury Reduction Techniques for Electrical Line Work, Alex Albert, North Carolina State University

Measuring Situational Awareness of Inside & Transmission/Distribution Line Workers Using a Mobile Application, Behzad Esmaeili, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Assessing the Impact of Contractual Risk Transfer to Subcontractors on Project Success, Alex Albert, North Carolina State University

Alternative Language to Electrical Construction Contract Clauses – A Total Value Approach, Lonny Simonian, CalPoly State University, San Luis Obispo

How Integrated Project Deliver Impacts Specialty Contractors - the Benefits, Risks, and Opportunities, Ted Garrison, New Construction Strategies


Final Reports from ELECTRI Research

Industrialization of Electrical Contracting: Supply Chain and Logistics Management, Hisham Said, Santa Clara University

Customer Side Smart Grid Installations Preparing for the Future, Thomas Korman and Lonny Simonian, CalPoly State University, San Luis Obispo

LIVE-C©(Lighting Investment Valuation for Electrical Contractors): An Excel tool for cost estimation and financial analysis of lighting retrofit/upgrade projects, Baabak Ashuri, Georgia Institute of Technology

Exploring the Opportunities for Applying Lean Principles to Electrical Prefabrication, Hyun Woo "Chris" Lee, Oregon State University