Association of Energy Services Professionals Midwest Chapter meeting

June 11 | 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

4000 E River Rd NE, Rochester Public Utilities, Community Room, Rochester MN 55906

Association of Energy Services Professionals
Event Description

Register today for some great presentations and the opportunity for in-person networking at our next AESP Midwest chapter meeting. We'll kick off with a presentation from Willdan's Vinoth Sekar on the energy saving benefits of utility Energy Design Assistance programs. Then we'll hear from LHB's Maureen Colburn about the use of phase change materials for passive thermal regulation. After breaking for lunch, we've arranged for a tour of Rochester Public Utilities' Westside Energy Station. Come ready to learn, ask questions, and chat with friends and colleagues you may not get to see in your day-to-day! Lunch is provided with registration.


  • 10:30 AM - Registration and networking
  • 10:45 AM - Welcome and introductions
  • 11:00 AM - Presentation: Utility Energy Design Assistance programs
    • Presenter: Vinoth Sekar, Senior Project Manager, Willdan
  • 11:30 AM - Presentation: Field study of phase change material (PCM) use for passive thermal regulation
    • Presenter: Maureen Colburn, Climate Solutions Studio Leader, LHB
  • 12:00 PM - Lunch and networking
  • 1:00 PM - Tour of Rochester Public Utilities Westside Energy Station - 45 MW natural gas-fired peaking plant
    • Tour Address (15 min drive from RPU meeting location): 1836 60th Ave NW, Rochester, MN 55901
    • No open-toe shoes allowed
  • 2:30 PM - Adjourn
$20 for AESP members (if your company has a group membership, make sure you have been officially added) and $25 for non-members

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